Soaring apartment rents an election issue for young voters in Ottawa
Apartment rents in downtown Ottawa are at their highest in history and with the municipal election looming, renters are feeling the pinch and looking for answers.
Ottawa’s election day falls during Diwali — to mixed reactions from celebrants
Voters head to the polls Oct. 24 — the same day many Ottawa residents celebrate Diwali. Observers of the festival of lights have mixed reactions over the chosen date.
College Ward race wide open as controversial incumbent not running for re-election
With College Ward’s longtime councillor not seeking re-election, candidates for office feel the area needs to have a stronger voice in future.
Affordability, transit and rural road maintenance take centre stage in Orléans South-Navan
Orléans South-Navan race focussed on affordability and transit issues.
Four candidates seek Stittsville seat to preserve quality living in growing suburb
With a growing population, Stittsville’s need for increased infrastructure is a concern for candidates.
Development, roads emerge as key concerns for southeast rural communities in Osgoode Ward
This rural riding in southeast Ottawa is wrestling with concerns about development in the community.
Cost of living a major concern in Rideau-Rockcliffe
The cost of living is concerning the residents of Rideau-Rockcliffe Ward.
Policing, housing, urban development among issues for Capital Ward candidates
Capital Ward concerns include policing, transit and affordability.
Green space battle, push for better transit highlight three-way race in Kanata North
Kanata North is home to the largest tech park in Canada. Here is what you should know for the upcoming election in Ward 4.
Candidates pitch for more housing, better transit in heart of central Ottawa
Everything you need to know about Ottawa’s River Ward before the municipal Election Day on Oct. 24.
Trolls are targeting journalists — and women and racialized reporters bear the brunt of their hate
The connection between the anti-media rhetoric employed by politicians and the increasingly hostile reporting environment cannot be understated.
In Focus: Democracy on display as election fever heats up Canada’s capital
With the municipal election only weeks away, Canada’s capital city is putting the democratic process on full display.