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Politics

Rowan’s Law to make sports safer for Ottawa youth

This story first appeared in Centretown News on March 27, 2018 By Ellen Spannagel For Vivian Achor, captain of the Immaculata High School girls’ rugby team, Ontario’s new concussion law means coaches will have to put the health of their players ahead of their competitive instincts. “A lot of the…

Green Bin plan to include dog poop, plastic sparks uproar

This story first appeared in Centretown News on April 10, 2018 By Hilary Laffrenier The city’s recent decision to allow dog waste and plastic bags in green bins has sparked concern from both experts and some local councillors — including Somerset Coun. Catherine McKenney. After a 19-3 vote on March…

Why we march

This story first aired on 25th Hour on March 14, 2018 Produced by Nadine Yousif, Selene Tan, and Hadiah Sakurai Early this year, the city of Ottawa came together in solidarity to march for the rights of all minorities for the second time. The Women’s March Ottawa drew in thousands…