Ottawa rethinks recreation for aging, diverse downtown residents
City review aimed at making programs downtown more culturally diverse, better serving aging population.
IN THE NEWS: Tuesday, Feb. 4
Good morning Ottawa! Environment Canada forecasts a high of 2°C today and a low of -11°C tonight. Here are the headlines for this morning: More teacher strikes to hit Ottawa-area schools After negotiations with the government have so far failed to reach an agreement, the Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario…
Ottawa library hasn’t forgotten those who aren’t near new central branch
The Ottawa Public Library is working hard to make sure people across the city can access services.
Ottawa’s unpredictable winters force the Rideau Canal Skateway to acclimate
The Rideau Canal’s trend of later openings and shorter seasons is changing how the NCC is operating the Skateway.
Panel discussion explores affordable housing, sustainability, social issues
In a housing panel discussion, the importance of addressing social inequality and the need for more sustainable and affordable housing were explored.
Public input helps shape design of Ottawa’s new central library
A detailed description of the Ottawa Public Library-Library and Archives Canada joint facility that is projected to open to the public in 2024. This month concludes the pre-design and development stages of the initiative that has been ongoing throughout the duration of 2019.
Twelve year old creates a bubbling bath bomb business called ‘Izzy’s Fizzies’
At just 12 years old, Ottawa resident Isabella Bakie is learning what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur through her bath bomb company.
Victor Tedondo youngest coach ever to win Ottawa’s Brian Kilrea Award
History was made for one of Ottawa’s most prestigious awards. Learn about the man behind it