The City is undertaking an update to its official plan for the next 25 years. These decisions will guide the way intensification occurs across the city, how investment decisions are made for social and physical infrastructure, and how we will make space for the 402,000 people expected to move to Ottawa.
Learn about candidates for school board trustee and make an informed decision when you head to the polls Monday October 22.
Local arts initiatives could double down or fizzle out depending who Ottawans vote into City Council and the Office of Mayor.
On October 22, Ottawans head to the polls to elect a mayor and 23 city councillors.
The conference features panels on feminism, youth, finance and political leadership, as well as numerous workshops.
The nomination period has now closed.
To help you keep track, the folks at Ottawa Start have put together a list of everyone known to be running for office in city hall.
Imagine the historic rail bridge were to be restored and opened for cycling and pedestrians, public transportation – or both.
More than 1,000 people gathered to create a human chain around the U.S. Embassy in Ottawa today.
These monthly lectures bring together leaders, experts and the public to share knowledge and ideas about how to build a great capital.
The Odawa Native Friendship Centre’s newest program is called Kizhaay Anishinaabe Niin (“I am a kind man”), and is geared toward bringing Indigenous men together to work against all forms of violence against Indigenous women.
This March is intended as a first step, and more will have to be done to make it not just welcoming to everyone, but to make sure those in the minority have a chance to lead, to take direction, and to point out what needs to happen next.
The Women’s March on Washington might seem like a strange name for an Ottawa event, but this March is one of several hundred being held in solidarity across North America this Saturday.
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.
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.