Group says hundreds more trees to be cut on new Civic campus site than expected
ReImagine Ottawa is alleging the master plan for the relocation originally budgeted a loss of 119 trees, but now budgets up to 358 lost trees solely for the five-acre parking garage.
Despite ongoing challenges, Ottawa athletes, sports officials pleased to play
Youth leagues have been forced to deal with less players, less facilities, and more quirks through the aftershock of pandemic regulations.
Sidewalk snafus: Accessibility issues are dogging the e-scooter pilot program in Ottawa
The e-escooter pilot program in Ottawa has caused increased sidewalk accessibility issues in the city.
Student representatives ‘disappointed’ by committee report sparked by professor’s use of N-word
The University of Ottawa Students’ Union says a report by the university’s Committee on Academic Freedom was wrong to endorse academic freedom in an incident involving a professor’s use of the N-word during a class discussion.
Self-defence classes and dog spray can create ‘false sense of security’ in vulnerable people, experts say
Self defence tools and classes can make women feel safer than they really are.
Bank Street BIA’s app project augments the reality of exploring downtown murals
Beyond the Art – Augmented Digital Experience allows Ottawans to explore Bank Streets arts and culture while learning about its murals and interacting with them.
With police seen as a threat by some racialized groups, Ottawa’s force is working on reforms
Racialized Canadians and police officers have an increasingly complex relationship. It seems as though those who should be a source of protection are considered to be dangerous.
CatVideoFest pulls in feline fans for rescue fundraiser
The ByTowne Cinema partnered with Ottawa Stray Cat Rescue for CatVideoFest 2021, drawing in Ottawa cat lovers and raising proceeds for local rescue shelters.
Thousands of low-income and racialized youth face barriers accessing minor hockey even as participation falls in Canada
Canadian participation in youth hockey is diminishing and lack of accessibility to low-income communities could be a critical factor in the decline.
TikTok Thanksgiving: Concerned Byward store clerk makes a difference
An Ottawa man uses TikTok to rally followers to help the disadvantaged in the Byward Market area.