Mark Bulgutch, award-winning reporter and author of That’s Why I’m a Journalist, is coming to the capital on April 19th to discuss the future of Canadian journalism with Carleton professor Chris Waddell. In anticipation of the event at the Octopus Books’ Centretown location, Apt613 chatted with Bulgutch in a phone interview about steak and potatoes, […]
Weekly News Review: Muskie secretly invade Dow’s Lake, Tunney’s Pasture gets a makeover, sex toys take off and more!
Quick: try to predict Ottawa’s next business boom. The tech industry, you ask? Sorry, that one’s nearly played itself out. The booze biz? Perhaps, but not quite. The entertainment industry? Well, in a manner of speaking, you guessed it. The Ottawa Citizen reports that the local sex toy industry is exploding. (Not that kind of […]
Weekly News Review: Spring has sprung, it’s construction season, storm wreaks havoc on Ottawa, Stanley Park contaminated, beware of the swine
Last week, we finally witnessed the coming of spring. The snow is gone, flowers are showing, leaves are popping out, the market stalls are back, skirts and shorts are back and everyone seems a bit happier. One big exception to this general feeling of joy are the business owners on Bank St. between Somerset and […]