Hydropower producers failing to protect Ottawa River’s endangered eel, say environmentalists
The population of the American eel is declining sharply in the Ottawa River. Environmentalists say that the main reason at the many dams and power turbines on the river. They say more needs to be done to allow the eels to migrate safely.
Driven by nostalgia and pandemic angst, vinyl thrives in the digital age — could CDs be next?
Vinyl record sales are soaring driven by the interest on people under 34 years of age.
City’s summer music festivals pumped for 2022 comeback: ‘We are part of Ottawa’s social fabric’
The lifting of pandemic restrictions means that Ottawa’s summer music festivals will be back this year and that’s got fans and organizers pumped.
Quaint or cruel? Animal-rights activists want horse-drawn carriages around the world off the streets
Activists are putting a focus on horse-drawn carriages operating in cities and calling for an end to the practice.
Novel brain imaging study could help revolutionize diagnosis of brain disorders and mental illnesses
Researchers at The Royal’s Institute of Mental Health Research have identified a brain-based biomarker for neurogenerative disorders such as Parkinson’s disease.
Young people helping to fashion a more sustainable market for secondhand clothing
The secondhand clothing market is booming led by younger people who care about sustainability, affordability, and an independent or unique style.
‘It wasn’t an easy decision’: Federal engineer defends Alexandra Bridge replacement plan
In an online lecture presented by Heritage Ottawa a federal government engineer explained why the Alexandra Bridge is to be replaced, not refurbished.
Muslims in Ontario rejoice as they celebrate their first Ramadan in two years free of COVID-19 restrictions
Muslims across Ontario are now free to gather without restrictions amid the ongoing holy month of Ramadan.
With a twist: Ottawa group breathes life into local Rubik’s cube community
Despite facing many obstacles this year, Ottawa Cubing is creating a space for Rubik’s cube solvers to meet and connect.
Developer intends to preserve landmark Registry Office in high-rise residential extension to Rideau Centre
The historic Registry Office would be moved and integrated into a new high-rise development that will be part of the redevelopment of the Rideau Centre.