Ismaili Muslims combat stereotypes with acts of volunteerism
The Ismaili Muslims of Ottawa give back to the community in the form of volunteerism, working together to diminish common stereotypes of their religion.
Ottawa rescue groups helping dogs displaced by hurricane in Bahamas
Dog rescue groups across Ontario are banding together to help the dogs displaced by Hurricane Dorian
Indigenous child-care program to launch as federal funds begin to flow
Local Indigenous preschool to open new child-care program
Aurrigo’s auto-pod shuttle aims to fill a gap in Ottawa’s transportation scene
Aurrigo aims to change how people move around Ottawa with their first and last mile transportation technology.
Remembering Rudhro: Family hopes memorial walk will raise asthma awareness
Health Canada releases a report outlining an increase of deaths in Ontario due to respiratory issues.
Delayed management plan for Rideau Canal now set for December 2020
The long-overdue management plan for the Rideau Canal is set to be released December 2020. A heritage advisory group is concerned about the contents of the new plan.
IN THE NEWS: Thursday, Oct. 3
Good morning and bundle up. Environment Canada says the high temperature today will only be 10ºC with a low expected at 4ºC under grey skies and occasional showers or drizzle. But these stories should warm you up. School support staff strike looms Two unions that represent school support staff in Ontario including receptionists, education assistants and other essential employees, say…
Ottawa’s LRT stations hold city’s biggest public art project so far
Twenty-four artists contributed 21 works to fill the Confederation Line with unique artworks for the city’s largest investment in public art to date.
Ottawa’s affordable housing crisis needs more federal help, experts, activists say
Low-income activists are continuing their fight against the federal government as Ottawa’s housing crisis persists.
Where there is smoke: The pros and cons of vaping
First some history For the past decade, e-cigarettes have grown in popularity since they were first introduced in the mid-2000s. As an example of their popularity, the BBC has reported that the number of vapers worldwide rose from seven million in 2011 to 41 million in 2018. The invention of the first e-cigarette dates back to the 1960s. It was…