Fewer cars, more customers: A pedestrian-friendly vision for the Byward Market
What would making the ByWard Market more pedestrian-friendly mean for businesses, and for shoppers who rely on the cars?
Report reveals more Canadians are surviving cancer than ever before
New report reveals quality of cancer care in Canada.
Ottawa’s Housing First strategy not working for homeless Indigenous people
The City of Ottawa’s first Point in Time homeless count makes it clear more Indigenous housing and services are needed.
Ottawa Murderinos shock and delight with true crime stories at open mic event
At the Art House Café, stories of murder, ghosts and criminals are a safe way to engage with the unsafe.
From pipes to pots, Cannabis Expo returns to Ottawa
Legalization of cannabis is driving interest in the second Cannabis and Hemp Expo.
Raising a stink about public washrooms in Ottawa: Why you should care about toilet privilege
Washroom. Toilet. Loo. Whatever you call it, they’re everywhere, but they’re not always available to everyone. Major barriers linked to accessibility and equality can render it nearly impossible to find a place to relieve oneself in Ottawa. One group is trying to change that.
CARP works to implement new model of long-term care for seniors in Ottawa
CARP is spearheading a push to try and implement new models of long-term care in Ottawa.
Moses Bilsky: The story of Ottawa’s first Jewish settler
The fascinating story of Moses Bilsky who was the first recorded Jewish settler to touch down in Ottawa.
Music helps Jewish community mourn and remember the Holocaust
Ottawa’s Jewish community commemorated the 80th anniversary of the Kristallnacht, the Night of Broken Glass, when close to 90 German Jews were killed and had their businesses and places of worship were vandalized. The community has more to mourn following a mass shooting at a synagogue in Pittsburgh.
Ottawa Public Health hopes for lighter flu season, more effective vaccine
Public health officials look to Australia to predict our flu season – this year looks like it will be moderate.