As we move forward into the future as a city, we should keep in mind the shortage of affordable housing in our area and be more proactive in our planning approach to ensure fewer residents are relying on shelters, are staying less time there, and are granted this vital and basic necessity of life.
The parade route will start at noon, at the corner of Bank St. and Pretoria Ave, and will continue down Bank Street and into Lansdowne Park.
Opinion: If Ottawa wants the new central library to really serve and succeed as a branch for local residents, a civic centre for all citizens and as an attraction for visitors – and not be an under-used white elephant – then its location matters to all of us.
Ottawa is home to a multitude of social enterprises and community initiatives that are working hard to grow and nurture our city.
Imagine how difficult it would be to concentrate on learning when your stomach is growling with hunger.
Between now and September 9, Canadians across the country have the chance to offer their opinion of the future of 100 Wellington by completing an online survey or tweeting with #100Wellington.
In this new podcast, Greg Macdougall shares a half-hour interview with a leader at Across Boundaries mental health centre for racialized people.
The plan itself spans 140 pages, so we’ve done you a favour in presenting you with the ‘Coles Notes’ highlights.
This social enterprise will deliver you healthy meals, for $8!
Many Bluesfest attendees on Saturday were hurt and surprised by comments made by Ian Astbury, lead singer of The Cult, a British rock group known for gothy 1980s hits like “She Sells Sanctuary”.
Last week, Ottawa Capital Pride revealed its theme for the 2016 edition of the Festival, and it is nothing short of a royal flush. Gender-neutral bathrooms are a salient point of current LGBTTQ+ dialogue, but their direct implication in daily life extends far beyond LGBTTQ+ communities: it touches every single person. The 2016 Ottawa Capital […]
The northernmost section of Bank Street has seen many changes to its roster of businesses so far this year. For the purpose of this article we’re specifically covering the section from Wellington to Gilmour, and its surroundings. First off, it is with heavy hearts that we say goodbye to several establishments. Some of our dearly […]
Food insecurity is a growing concern, both nationally and internationally. According to the 2014 Hunger Report, roughly 35% of all annual food bank use across Ontario was by youth under the age of 18. According to the Hunger Count 2015, 54% of food banks across Canada reported an increase in food bank use over 2014. […]
May marked the end of sexual assault prevention month, a time to reflect on the troubling statistics of sexual violence and raise awareness for victim services. But what exactly constitutes a sexual assault? Ontario’s #ItsNeverOkay action plan to stop sexual violence and harassment, describes sexual violence as: Any sexual act or attempt to obtain a […]
Girls aged 12-14 living in Ottawa have a new option when choosing extracurriculars and summer camps, that may just give them the edge when deciding on a career path. Amidst the sports camps, art and drama offerings, they can now choose to discover the entrepreneur within. Ambi-SHE-ous is an organization hoping to raise girls’ expectations […]