As a review begins, city’s decade-old parking strategy needs an update, say critics
Ottawa’s parking management strategy hasn’t been updated since 2009: critics say it’s about time.
Students turning to mental health apps as therapeutic tools
Mental health apps are on the rise, and more students are beginning to turn towards them to help with their mental illness.
International student crowdfunds for tuition to stay in Canada
Henrique Arkanjo’s friend set up a GoFundMe campaign to raise money for Arkanjo’s college tuition.
In wake of attack in New Zealand, Ottawa community comes to terms with Islamophobia
The community is coming to terms with Islamophobia.
Ottawa facing full-blown “cat crisis,” warn animal welfare advocates
Ottawa is in the grips of a “Cat Crisis,” which local animal welfare advocates say is only going to get worse this spring with annual Kitten Season.
Ottawa working towards guidelines to keep birds from colliding with glass buildings
A small collection of curious people gather before a vast display of meticulously placed bird corpses at Ottawa’s City Hall on March 20. These birds represent only a fraction of the hundreds of thousands that accidentally kill themselves each year.
Lowering the bar: Even in the #MeToo age, female servers fear speaking out about harassment
Female bartenders and servers in Ottawa struggle to hold onto jobs in a workplace where excessive drinking and sexual harassment are considered just part of the job. Many bartenders are now demanding change and to hold managers accountable.
On the same page: Ottawa school board seeks the path to reconciliation with Indigenous students
Students and experts say that including more Indigenous literature in classrooms is crucial for reconciliation in schools.
Scrappy meal: Notorious Rideau Street McDonald’s ends 24-hour opening
The McDonald’s restaurant in the ByWard Market is notorious as the home for fights, disorderly functions, and bizarre incidents.