Sixteen people will be inducted into the Order of Ottawa on Thursday
Mayor Jim Watson announced the 16 Order of Ottawa inductees this year, in a ceremony at City Hall on November 22
Federal government invests $20M in Ottawa tech company Ranovus
The government of Canada is investing $20 million in the Ottawa-based company, Ranovus.
Architects chosen for Ottawa’s new central library
The joint facility between the Ottawa Public Library and Library and Archives Canada was approved by city council last year and is expected to open in 2024.
Ottawa coping with an early start to winter
The snow has started early. With more to come.
Ottawa couple including food waste concerns on tour of Hintonburg
The creators of the Food waste: how do you tr(eat) your food? tour, Michael Melvill and Sarah Chelchowski, have set out to underline the overwhelming amount of food being tossed in the garbage when it could be composted or redirected to other members of the community.
You go, I go, we all go: Toilet talk with Lezlie Lowe
there are many factors that decide whether one has equal access to public bathrooms including gender, ethnicity, mobility, health, socio-economic status and appearance.
Replacing Ottawa’s storm-damaged urban forest will take time and money
By Kevin Martine Along with the damage to homes and businesses by the September tornadoes, Ottawa’s urban forest took a beating. According to a preliminary assessment, 1,200 trees were destroyed on municipal property alone. The actual toll though is likely much higher, as many toppled trees are on private property. Jean Sarich, an arborist with Tower Tree Services, says he…
Ottawa to host Canadian Ringette Championships in 2020
Ottawa has been selected to host the 2020 Canadian Ringette Championships from April 5 to 11, 2020. Games will be played across the city, with gold-medal matches at TD Place.
Getting the flu shot: The rates are low in Ontario
An American pharmacy is giving coupons to customers who get the flu shot – Ottawa’s health care community weighs in. [Photo © Kasey Kirkup]
The last straw: Ottawa businesses lead way with plastic ban
Our obsession with plastic is choking the planet. Learn how small businesses are leading the way towards a more sustainable future with green initiatives like the Straw Free ban.
Lyft to provide more “ride” and less “share”
Rideshare company Lyft has announced that they will no longer be offering a split payment option to riders.
Symbiosis housing project may offer solutions for seniors, students in Ottawa
A housing project piloted at McMaster University which brings seniors and students together could benefit both groups in Ottawa, according to experts.