Trans ID clinic reopening in downtown Ottawa this month
Kind Space, a 2SLGBTQIA+ community centre in Ottawa, is reopening their Trans ID clinic this October.
Waiting for the dough: One Ontario family’s life in limbo on the list for autism services
There are just more that 53,000 places in the Rogers Centre for eager baseball fans supporting the Toronto Blue Jays. Replace each fan with a child on Ontario’s waitlist for autism services and there still wouldn’t be enough room. The Durand-Shea family of the Durham region occupies three of those seats. As the mother of seven-year-old triplet boys who are…
Shawn Menard campaigns for ‘progressive change’ this municipal election
Capital Ward councillor Shawn Menard said he’s campaigning for himself and mayoral candidate Catherine McKenney.
Celebrating Indigeneity in person: The Asinabka film festival returns to roaring applause
The 11th annual Asinabka Film and Media Arts Festival launched with a cheering audience.
Hate on the rise in Ottawa, police say and victims are bearing the brunt
The number of hate crimes reported to Ottawa police continues to rise for a third year in a row.
Remembering a hero: The first Chief Pinesi Day honours life of Algonquin leader
The Algonquins of Pikwàkanagàn First Nation celebrated their first ever Chief Pinesi Day on July 1st.
Most Ontarians pessimistic Ford government can fix health care, lower cost of living, poll shows
At least two-thirds of people in Ontario are pessimistic four more years of Ford will improve health care, cost of living following record low voter turnout.
Ottawa protestors condemn U.S. abortion decision and note concerns about access to the procedure in Canada
Protestors gathered in downtown Ottawa on Friday afternoon denouncing the U.S. Supreme court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.
Winnipeg motion to dismantle bus shelters illustrates need for safe consumption sites, say activists
WINNIPEG — Winnipeg City Council is set to hear a motion Thursday to dismantle bus shelters along a major east-end street after the proposal was jilted at the city’s Executive Policy Committee meeting last week. The idea is being pushed by Transcona Coun. Shawn Nason, who recommended the removal of glass, doors, and benches at two bus shelters on Regent…
Cancer and alcohol: Advocates push the need for warning labels to help consumers choose safely
The debate is now on about the efficacy of warning labels about health risks on alcohol products.
UOttawa’s Asya Bartley selected for U Sports female apprentice coach program
Asya Bartley, of uOttawa, has been selected for the U Sports female apprentice coach program.
Ottawa’s e-scooter program returns despite opposition from disability advocates over sidewalk hazards
As the e-scooter pilot program heads into its third summer, accessibility issues persist despite approval from City Council