Raising a stink about public washrooms in Ottawa: Why you should care about toilet privilege
Washroom. Toilet. Loo. Whatever you call it, they’re everywhere, but they’re not always available to everyone. Major barriers linked to accessibility and equality can render it nearly impossible to find a place to relieve oneself in Ottawa. One group is trying to change that.
CARP works to implement new model of long-term care for seniors in Ottawa
CARP is spearheading a push to try and implement new models of long-term care in Ottawa.
Moses Bilsky: The story of Ottawa’s first Jewish settler
The fascinating story of Moses Bilsky who was the first recorded Jewish settler to touch down in Ottawa.
Music helps Jewish community mourn and remember the Holocaust
Ottawa’s Jewish community commemorated the 80th anniversary of the Kristallnacht, the Night of Broken Glass, when close to 90 German Jews were killed and had their businesses and places of worship were vandalized. The community has more to mourn following a mass shooting at a synagogue in Pittsburgh.
Ottawa Public Health hopes for lighter flu season, more effective vaccine
Public health officials look to Australia to predict our flu season – this year looks like it will be moderate.
Ottawa’s supervised injection sites worried about cap on new Ontario facilities
As the opioid crisis continues to impact Canadian cities, Ottawa’s supervised consumption sites describe how new provincial regulations will affect them.
Canadian War Museum adds another Victoria Cross to growing collection
The Canadian War Museum has been actively gathering as many Victoria Crosses awarded to Canadians as it can. They have 39 now, including four from the battle of Hill 70 in the First World War.
Swiss German artist Paul Klee featured in Canada for first time in nearly 40 years
The National Gallery of Canada is presenting an exhibition of the works of Paul Klee.
Exhibition of photos at Canadian War Museum reveals diversity of soldiers in First World War
Far From Home is an exhibition at the Canadian War Museum that features photographs that reveal the diversity of the soldiers who fought in the war.
Canada is somewhat back: The marginalization of federal foreign policy
Nearly a decade of Conservative rule and the unexpected election of Donald Trump in 2016 have had an impact on Canada’s foreign policy agenda.