Despite his blindness, Mustafa Al-Humairi has always had faith in himself
Mustafa Al-Humairi explains that the use of technology has changed his life.
Meandering mice among the pest problems in Ottawa’s federal buildings
Pest problems persist in Ottawa federal government buildings, as workers at L’Esplanade Laurier on O’Connor Street have been encountering mice.
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.
Growth of local board game group highlights hot trend
Every Monday evening, a group of about 40 people take over Boston Pizza in Barrhaven. There are new faces and more familiar ones, and they come carrying board games. The participants in these weekly gatherings are members of the Ottawa Board Gaming Community — which has just marked its third…
The League of Super Heroes brings holiday joy
The League of Super Heroes is a non-profit cosplay group in Ottawa, Ont. Formed in 2013, their main goal is to put smiles on children’s faces with their tediously realistic comic-book cosplay as well as raising money for children’s charities across the city.
Feminist fair-goers explain what feminism means to them
We asked people at the Feminist Fair why feminism matters to them, and they gave us their answers.
A crafter’s life: As winter sets in, Amanda Carrigan picks up her knitting needles
In a world mostly concerned with getting product to market quickly, there are some who still take the time to create something by hand. Spinners, knitters and textile crafters continue to create beautiful and unique mittens, scarves and sweaters for sale. Most crafters begin as a hobbyist before developing it…
Ottawa squash player on track for British Junior Open
Iman Shaheen is currently ranked #1 in Canada for her age group. The young athlete is currently training for the British Junior Open in January 2020.
‘Democratizing’ zero waste: Can waste-free living be for everyone?
From Vancouver to Ottawa, stores like NU Grocery are dispensing a variety of food and cleaning products free of plastic packaging in an effort to cut waste. But some are saying that a zero-waste lifestyle is a privilege not everyone in Ottawa can afford.