When doctors get sick: How hospitals respond to physicians with burnout
Although stigma surrounding physician burnout is still prominent, discussion on this topic has increased as hospitals have recognized its negative effects on patient care and physician wellness. Initiatives in the form of committees and counselling sessions have been put in place to promote wellness among staff. Yet despite efforts to support doctors with burnout, these programs are not as accessible as hospitals would hope.
Life after death: How tragedies increase blood donations
Blood donations tend to spike after a community tragedy such as the OC Transpo bus crash.
Ottawa experts skeptical of numbers in the Liberals’ poverty reduction report
Ottawa anti-poverty experts are skeptical of the Liberals’ new Opportunity for All report because of 2016 changes to how the federal government measures poverty rates. They said the numbers are not accurate.
Share it, don’t throw it: food recovery and its challenges
Food waste is becoming a pressing issue for many and organizations and businesses are trying to solve the problem.
Life as an immigrant on the Ottawa police frontline
Gustavo Lima is living his dream as a police constable in Ottawa.
In the cracks of a smile: Artist is trying to find community on Elgin Street
Artist Francis Montillaud is preparing public sculptures that will be part of the Elgin Street landscape.
Ottawa was all decked out in plaid for Tartan Day
This past weekend marked annual Tartan Day which is a North American celebration of Scottish heritage. In Ottawa, the day was marked by a range of festivities on Parliament Hill. On April 7, the Sons of Scotland Pipe Band marched from the Lord Elgin Hotel to the Centennial Flame, where they hosted a celebration of highland music and dancing. There…
Unaffordable Designs: Why Ottawa transit planning is bad news for affordable housing
Activists and experts warn that housing will become less affordable in Ottawa as Light Rail Stage 2 unfolds unless the city acts.
More female athletes competing in cross country skiing a welcome development, national team members say
There is a growing number of female athletes trying out cross-country skiing.
Cold weather can present unique challenges for electric vehicle drivers
Cold weather can affect the performance of electric vehicles.