City rejects multimillion-dollar tax break for airport hotel builder
City Council has rejected supporting a hotel development at the Ottawa International Airport with a tax break.
Ottawa’s patio plan doesn’t protect people with disabilities enough, says Hintonburg community group
Hintonburg Community Association Director Cheryl Parrot made an impassioned plea Wednesday to the City of Ottawa to support people with disabilities, arguing the proposed right-of-way patio design guidelines require a more equity-oriented approach.
Canadians concerned about Chinese influence on 2021 election, survey shows
A new study from the Angus Reid Institute has found Canadians believe China may have interfered in the most recent federal election.
Primary care crisis sparks urgent push for solutions locally, nationally
Two reports are underling the urgency of the primary health-care crisis in Canada and locally in the Ottawa area.
Reckless abandonment: Report reveals how Ottawans felt during the Convoy occupation
The residents of downtown Ottawa felt endangered and abandoned during last year’s convoy occupation, a report by the Ottawa People’s Commission concludes.
De-streaming high schools won’t solve deep-rooted divides in education
De-streaming high schools in Ontario is a step in the right direction, but isn’t the solution.
‘The battlefield is everywhere’: Panelists discuss online hate faced by reporters
Journalists recount the threats they face and how newsrooms are adapting to confront the abuse and protect reporters.
We need to wake up to China’s interference in Canadian democracy
Canadians, including Ottawans, need to be concerned about the Chinese government’s influence campaign; something that may threaten our liberal democracy, writes Capital Current’s Dennis Kovtun.
Council docks Rick Chiarelli’s pay — then snubs disgraced councillor on way out
The final session of Ottawa city council’s term came to an abrupt end on Wednesday when College Ward’s disgraced Coun. Rick Chiarelli took his turn addressing constituents, shortly after colleagues had unanimously voted in favour of suspending his pay for 90-days.
Ariel Troster, new councillor for Somerset Ward, plans to focus on housing
Ariel Troster’s campaign focused on working with vulnerable communities to create a safer and more accessible ward.
David Hill ready to tackle transit, safety and parks as new city councillor for Barrhaven West
Ottawa’s recent municipal election brought 12 new faces to city council and David Hill now represents Barrhaven West, Ward 3.
David Brown, Rideau-Jock’s new councillor, wants to focus on rural road repair and safety concerns
David Brown is among 12 new faces to city council and was elected to represent Ward 21, Rideau-Jock.