Home for the High Holidays: Synagogues adapt services for pandemic times
The Jewish High Holiday season is here. But like most things in the times of coronavirus, holiday traditions and celebrations will look very different this year.
Smaller fields, more biodiversity, research by Carleton professor shows
Lenore Fahrig, a biology professor at Carleton University, has found that dividing large fields into smaller ones helps provide habitat for native wildlife.
Insect watching during the pandemic: In a standstill world, nature’s transformations offer soulful reassurance
For many Canadians, this summer has been low key and quieter than most. Since travel during the pandemic isn’t really encouraged, many of us are staying closer to home – and that change may present the opportunity to observe things we don’t usually pay attention to.
As thefts surge, police remind cyclists to lock up and upload
Bike theft is on the rise, and the city is hoping people will register for a program aiming to have their bikes returned to them.
Locally, nationally, Canada’s tourism industry continues to struggle during COVID-19 restrictions
Ottawa Tourism has created the #MyOttawa Pass to provide locals with discounts and deals at certain Ottawa businesses. This comes after tourism industry businesses across the country have said they are struggling and Statistics Canada is reporting record breaking decreases in major tourism indicators.
Homemade: Ottawa mixologist demonstrates a refreshing cocktail
Local Ottawa mixologist gives a demonstration of how to make refreshing summer cocktail. He also talks all the tips and tricks for making a cocktail at home including how to avoid making some common mistakes.
Rugby clubs in limbo, at risk of collapsing as COVID-19 restrictions force sport to play waiting game
With physical distancing restrictions being lifted gradually across the country, rugby clubs in Ottawa are eagerly awaiting a decision about if they’ll be allowed to return to play.
The paws that refresh: Pups and iced coffee make for a heartwarming patio party
A Carling Avenue Starbucks partners with Ottawa Dog Rescue to raise some cash and spread some love.