Five things to know about the ‘level zero’ crisis facing Ottawa paramedics
The off-load delay times for the Ottawa Hospitals have reached an all-time high. Here is what you need to know about off-load delay times and the “level zero” crisis.
‘End in sight’ for businesses as main phase of Elgin Street construction winds down
With the Elgin St. construction coming to a close, business owners are surprisingly optimistic after a long battle with reduced road access.
Ottawa Urban Design Awards recognize architectural excellence
A look into some of the award winning designs in the 2019 Ottawa Urban Design Awards.
Canal-area businesses wait for answers about expropriation for bridge project
A number of small businesses are being expropriated for future bridge construction in Ottawa. There has been little communication between the businesses, the city and the Ontario Ministry of Transportation making it very difficult for the businesses to plan for their futures.
Ottawa’s Indigenous community demands action on cases of missing, murdered women
The Indigenous community in Ottawa came together to fight for the closed and unresolved cases of missing and murdered Indigenous women.
Local vegan film festival set to ramp up global profile
About 100 vegan and vegan-curious people attended the second annual Ottawa International Vegan Film Festival at Ben Franklin Place in Nepean on Oct. 6 to see a selection of the best vegan-themed films of the year. And if the festival’s founder follows through on his plans, the event — which…
Ottawa’s tree canopy must be larger to achieve real benefit, say environmentalists
Although 30 per cent tree canopy cover is the ideal amount for Canadian cities, environmentalists say more is needed to have substantial change.
How Parliament might look with proportional representation
Julie Stock and Doug Dolinski dropped by Liberal candidate Catherine McKenna’s event in Ottawa Centre riding on Oct. 21, 2019. [Photo © Alexandra Elves]
New Carlington Bike Park draws crowds from across city
A new mountain biking course at the top of the old Carlington ski hill was flooded with bikers of all ages and abilities at its grand opening on Saturday, Oct. 5. The pump track and skills area caters to all levels of mountain biking abilities with three tracks of varying difficulty.
The future of the Prince of Wales Bridge will feature pedestrians, not rail
There is debate amongst Ottawa locals following Jim Watson’s announcement that the Prince of Wales Bridge will not be used as a rail link.