Bargain hunting group stretches dollars for charity even during the pandemic
As charities and non-profits in Ottawa continue grappling with an increased need for their services during the pandemic, Boom! Savings! — described by its founder as a “charitable shopping group” – has carried on with its mission to shop for discount items to help meet those needs.
Ottawa environmental advocates take aim at single-use plastics as they mark World Water Day
One Ottawa environmental advocacy group hosted an online event to celebrate world water day and encouraged community members to reduce their use of single-use plastics in the city.
Transformation of Prince of Wales Bridge into cycling, pedestrian crossing proving popular
Public consultations start on the transformation of the Prince of Wales Bridge into a pedestrian/cycling route with a possibility of cross-country skiing.
Pandemic pressures have added to the struggle for newcomers and refugees in Ottawa
Data shows that refugee communities in Ottawa are being harder hit by the COVID-19 pandemic
Becoming a mother in the age of COVID-19 can be “isolating”
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused an upset of routines and traditions, but for expecting mothers and new parents, a pivotal period in their lives has been completely rewritten.
The 25th Hour: Hit The Streets offers mutual aid in the age of social media
Utilizing the powers of technology as well as good-old fashioned boots on pavement, Kingsley Swim and Luxe Mulvari are bringing their mutual aid program to individuals across Ottawa – providing meals, PPE, and harm reduction resources to all who need it.