Flo Glassblowing to close, reopen as co-operative
After eight years of introducing Ottawa residents to glass art, Flo Glassblowing will close its doors this weekend to become a glassblowing co-operative, set to reopen this fall. Melody Jewitt, owner of Flo Glassblowing, became a mother to a one-and-a-half-year old boy with Down syndrome. Finding it difficult to manage…
Ottawa council meets Thursday Dec. 13 to consider private pot shops in the capital
In a new report, city staff recommend that Ottawa council should allow the private sale of recreational marijuana.
Boko Bakery’s closing leaves hole in heart of Elgin Street
Boko Bakery closed on Nov. 25, ending 36 years of unique cookies and leaving the lasting legacy of Yoko Sakiyama and her family.
Survey finds 86 per cent of college grads employed within six months
College education continues to prove itself as a successful entrance into the work force even in an increasingly competitive job market.
From Apples to Alcohol, the story of Ottawa’s first hard cider
Three years ago Pete Rainville left his job as an executive and did what most people only dream of – he turned his hobby into a successful business and created Ottawa’s first homegrown hard cider. Our team went behind the scenes with him to see exactly how this locally produced…
Ottawa post-secondary institutions are doing more to prevent sexual violence on campus
Most victims of sexual assault in Canada are in their first year at post-secondary schools. Ottawa’s campuses are now working to create safer schools through prevention.
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.