African-Caribbean cultural centre needed in Ottawa, organization says
African Canadian Association Coalition prepares for new cultural focused community centre.
No more games: Sports journalists deal with a COVID-19 reality
As COVID-19 continues to spread, the possibility of sports returning soon seems to diminish every day. And that’s a huge problem for journalists making a living covering sports.
The 25th Hour: Journey From Waste to Zero-Waste Shopping
How people are living more sustainable Eugenie Waters changed her lifestyle and started Ottawa Reduce, a group that is dedicated to zero-waste shopping and helping others to make the change. Zero-waste shopping sounds ambitious and intimidating, however, Waters shows us that it need not be.
COVID-19 puts pressure on small businesses in Ottawa
Small business owners are scrambling to adjust to the new normal of the COVID-19 lockdown.
Ottawa group builds community through music in time of COVID-19
As people around the world move indoors to stop the spread of COVID-19, Ottawa’s musicians are continuing to keep the city’s music alive online.
Carleton international student flees campus just before Bermuda’s border closes
The outbreak of COVID-19 in Canada left many of Carleton’s international students stranded on campus or scrambling to get home.
Local Ottawa businesses adapt to COVID-19 closures
Some local business owners say they are facing some very tough choices in the current lockdown in Ontario. Businesses deemed essential by the province include grocery stores, pharmacies, liquor stores, and cannabis retailers among others. This has forced some non-essential business owners to rework their plans to survive during the closures. “I made the decision to cut all nine of my…
Open or shut? COVID crisis forces tough choices for Ottawa restaurants
Ottawa restaurants deal with COVID-19 and pressures to close due to pandemic.
Ottawa Muslim community braces for Ramadan under quarantine
Ottawa Muslims are anticipating a Ramadan without many of the community aspects of the spiritual month.