Housing activists staged a protest in Vanier on Aug. 8 to condemn a new provincial bill that they say will lead to more luxury condo developments and fewer affordable homes in many parts of the city.
A young Inuk woman who has been cycling across the country to raise awareness of the suicide epidemic in Indigenous communities in Canada was welcomed to Ottawa by several local Indigenous groups on Aug. 6.
Colonel By Day is marked in Ottawa on Monday, Aug. 5. Find out more about what’s going on around the city, and what’s open and closed during this long weekend. City Services City of Ottawa offices and the Provincial Offences Court will be closed on Monday. Reopen on Tuesday, Aug….
An advocacy group formed after the July 2016 death of Somali-Canadian Abdirahman Abdi during his arrest by Ottawa Police has announced the creation of a scholarship in his memory. At a gathering in Somerset Square Park in Hintonburg on July 24, which marked the third anniversary of Abdi’s death, the…
The Ottawa Police Services Board has launched a search for ideas about the best way to prevent gun violence on the city’s streets
Dependent on the government for life sustaining income, ACORN members and several community members reached out to protest on the changes to the definition of disability for eligibility for Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) on July 11. The new proposed definition of disability takes up on a similar definition offered…
City councillors expressed regret — and one stated bluntly she’d made “a mistake” she couldn’t reverse — as a wildly unpopular design for an addition to the landmark Château Laurier was effectively given final approval last week. City council voted against the motion to revoke the heritage permit for the…
Aditya Rao and Karen Cocq host understanding the immigration debate at the Ottawa Art Gallery.
The annual Indigenous Art & Entrepreneurship brought both Indigenous and non-Indigenous people together to learn and admire Indigenous art forms.
Artists battle it out to win prize money and the title of best artist of the night.