Ottawa groups brace for a tough winter helping the homeless
With winter on the way, several groups across Ottawa are working to help the city’s homeless population.
Students, businesses bracing for O-Train closure in May
With the O-Train’s closure extended to more than two years, businesses and residents relying on the transit are left concerned.
Ottawa needs a food security co-ordinator, councillor says
As the city’s last poverty reduction strategy expired in 2015 and the holiday season approaches, Ottawans push for a new strategy.
City of Ottawa exploring purchase of two abandoned south-end railway lines
The City of Ottawa is exploring the purchase of CN Railway’s abandoned Beachburg and Walkley railway lines in the city’s south end for potential commuter transportation in the future. Negotiations are at an informal stage, said Vivi Chi, the city’s director of transportation planning, during a recent transportation committee meeting….
Farmers’ Market faces uncertainty as winter season begins
With winter officially here, the Ottawa Farmers’ Market has made the move into Aberdeen Pavilion for the season. However, there may be other changes in the air for vendors.
How Ottawa’s LRT stations are becoming magnets for development
Ottawa’s new LRT is set to spur large, community-changing developments at many of its stations, which could help change the city forever.