Centretown neighbours buy less, share more for planet and community
Buy Nothing groups are attempting to change our society in a bid to lower the impact of consumption on the environment.
Ottawa-Gatineau leads Canadian cities in tree cover
Ottawa-Gatineau is one of the most treed urban areas in Canada.
Ottawa’s anti-racism secretariat to push for more minority representation
The City of Ottawa has a new formalized and funded anti racism secretariat led by Councillor Rawlson King. What are the aims of this unit and what will it accomplish in the city of Ottawa?
Soccer fans push for new pro club after Fury FC’s demise
Fans are banding together to bring professional soccer back to Ottawa.
Kilmorie House: City View residents lament loss of historic ‘green space’
A beloved historic property in a west-end Ottawa neighbourhood appears headed for a major development despite efforts by local residents to preserve the site as a community arts centre and green space. At a planning committee meeting on Nov. 14, residents in the City View neighbourhood lost a key vote…
Ottawa’s Street Resilience Project is flipping ideas about youth crime prevention on their head
Ottawa’s Street Resilience Project launched in August and is geared toward young men aged 16-29. It takes an alternative, trauma-informed approach to understanding youth gang involvement.
Ottawa toy stores offer surprising best-sellers this holiday season
Ho, ho, ho! Getting ready for holiday shopping? Check out the latest surprising toy trends in Ottawa.
Ottawa’s new short-term rental managers could be shut down under new rules
Short-term rentals like Airbnb are being blamed for ramping up Ottawa’s housing crisis. Can the capital learn from other Canadian cities on how to regulate homestay services?
Dangerous downtown cycling route to get major revamp
After much push, a dangerous downtown Ottawa cycling route has been given the green light for an upgrade to create a bike friendly multi-use pathway.