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A pile of recycling at Cascades Recycling Facility here in Ottawa.
Environment

Ottawa drafting 30-year waste plan as Trail Road landfill fills up

The COVID-19 crisis has locked us down and one result of the confinement is that citizens are putting out more garbage than ever before, according to media reports. The crisis has also delayed public consultation on Ottawa’s new Solid Waste Master Plan, a 30-year strategy to be completed by the end of 2021 that would provide a framework for waste…

Reagan Bradley, a social entrepreneur, poses for a photo.
Business

Local Ottawa businesses adapt to COVID-19 closures

Some local business owners say they are facing some very tough choices in the current lockdown in Ontario.  Businesses deemed essential by the province include grocery stores, pharmacies, liquor stores, and cannabis retailers among others. This has forced some non-essential business owners to rework their plans to survive during the closures. “I made the decision to cut all nine of my…

Capital Currently

IN THE NEWS: Monday, Mar. 2

Good morning Ottawa! Environment Canada forecasts a high of 3°C today and a low of -9°C tonight with the risk of freezing rain in the morning and afternoon. Here are the headlines for this morning: Ontario confirms four new cases of the novel coronavirus Dr. David Williams, Ontario’s chief medical officer report our new positive cases of the COVID-19 bringing the total…