Tiny house, big benefits: Living with less can make you happier, research shows
Living tiny is proving to have big benefits. People are choosing the tiny house lifestyle to downsize the space they live in, simplify their life, and live efficiently with less – and it’s having a big impact on homeowner happiness.
Online LGBTQ-friendly business directory helps shoppers feel safe
Dapper and Daring is an online LGBTQ-friendly business directory for the Ottawa area, poised to help shoppers feel safe from discrimination.
‘Retail therapy’ is not real therapy in a dark COVID winter
The upcoming season can seem like a drag. With winter, the pandemic and not being able to visit family and friends, you may be feeling down. You are not in this alone.
Charitable challenges: COVID-19 hurting the homeless, the hungry and others in need in Ottawa
Three charitable organizations describe the problems they face helping the homeless, the hungry and people in need during the COVID-19 pandemic
Businesses, customers lament as pandemic scuttles Ottawa Christmas Market
The Ottawa Christmas Market is cancelled this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The cancellation of this event may impact more than just he holiday spirit in Ottawa, including small business owners who rely on Christmas Markets to sell their products.
Catherine Kitts gets to work as the new city councillor for Cumberland ward
After six months without a councillor, the residents of Cumberland ward in Ottawa’s far east have elected Catherine Kitts to represent them at City Hall. The native of Orléans, and former Carleton University Journalism graduate, took 54.4 per cent of the vote cast, according to the City of Ottawa’s unofficial results. She ran against nine others. Yvette Ashiri finishing in…
Virtual therapy dogs offer ‘pawsitive’ support during pandemic isolation
Therapy dogs are a valuable mental health support, but the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way this “pawsitive” support is offered. Carleton University and other local institutions are adapting their programs to suit this new virtual format.
COVID consequence: Fraternities, sororities in Ottawa battle ‘party’ image while moving activities online
Greek organizations in Ottawa are forced to change the way they find new members, bond with each other, and hold social events.