Ottawa post-secondary schools preparing free speech policies as provincial deadline nears
Ottawa’s post-secondary schools are working to implement provincially mandated free speech policies for the start of the new year.
Ottawa council votes to cap property tax hike at three per cent
Ottawa City Council voted Wednesday to cap the property tax increase at three per cent.
Nine councillors challenge Mayor’s picks for council committees
Mayor Jim Watson along with the nominating committee announced their picks for committee and board chairs. Nine councillors contested them.
Watson nominates Diane Deans to head Ottawa Police Services Board
Mayor Jim Watson announced his picks for committee and board chairs. The council will vote on his picks on Wednesday.
Ottawa’s rookie city councillors ready to conquer the chamber
After October’s municipal election, Ottawa’s seven rookie councillors have been spending the past six weeks preparing to take their seats.
The resistance grows to cuts to French services in Ontario
Cuts to French services drawing growing opposition.
Public Service Alliance begins bargaining for new contract with protest over Phoenix pay crisis
PSAC begins a new round of bargaining for a contract and marks it with a protest over the Phoenix pay fiasco.
Canada is somewhat back: The marginalization of federal foreign policy
Nearly a decade of Conservative rule and the unexpected election of Donald Trump in 2016 have had an impact on Canada’s foreign policy agenda.
Pressure builds to protect endangered Indigenous languages
A look at Canada’s disappearing Indigenous languages and what Bill S-212 is trying to do to help keep them alive.
Ottawa craft breweries slam “unsustainable” Buck-a-Beer
Ontario Premier Doug Ford introduced the Buck-a-Beer incentive program in August, but the feasibility of lowering prices is keeping Ontario’s craft breweries on the sidelines.
Those bright white streetlights are part of Ottawa’s conversion to LED
More than half of the city’s streetlights have been converted to LED, but there are concerns that blue-white LEDs are not the right choice.
Ottawa’s deaf community calls for official recognition of sign language
Ottawa’s deaf community wants to see sign languages officially recognized by the federal government in a new piece of
legislation aimed at reducing barriers for people with disabilities.