Ottawa Muslim family combats negativity by trying to educate neighbours
An Ottawa Muslim family is trying to educate their neighbours about the nature of Islam.
Risk of children swallowing nicotine liquid in vapes means national poison hotline needed, public health says
Ottawa Public Health is recommending the federal government enact a national poison control hotline, amid concerns that children are swallowing liquid nicotine found in vapes.
Hundreds march through downtown Ottawa in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en
People in Ottawa and elsewhere across the country demonstrated against an RCMP raid on Wet’suwet’en protesters Thursday.
Fringe candidates claim to face “unfair” obstacles getting message out
Two candidates in Ottawa Centre say they are facing unfair obstacles when trying to reach potential voters. And a Carleton University political scientist says that the exclusion of some candidates from advertised “all-candidates” debates ahead of the Oct. 21 vote has raised a thorny. Several Ottawa Centre candidates were not…
Heated exchange over Liberals’ broken electoral reform pledge highlights climate debate
Liberal Minister of Environment and Climate Change Catherine McKenna was criticized for her party’s decision to abandon its 2015 electoral reform pledge during a debate on environmental policies.
Mòshkamo Festival a ‘long overdue’ celebration of Indigenous art
For Indigenous artist Natalie Sappier, the National Arts Centre’s Mòshkamo Festival was an important opportunity for healing — and incredibly long overdue.
Sudanese community remembers victims
The Sudanese community in Ottawa, along with supporters, gathered in the ByWard Market Sunday night to remember the lives of those who died in Sudan during pro-democracy protests. The demonstrations follow a military coup that ousted former president Omar al-Bashir from power.