Ottawa

Published On: November 22, 2021
OPINION: It’s possible Infrastructure Ontario did nothing wrong. But there are good reasons for a public inquiry to look at the agency’s actions.
November 19, 2021
From mechanical prblems to derailments, and now a provincial inquiry, we look at Ottawa's new Confederation LRT from lauch in 2019 to now.
Published On: October 21, 2021
The Attendant Services Program helps disabled students live an independent life. With classes returning to normal, why hasn’t the university brought it back?
Published On: August 20, 2021
You don’t want this spider crawling up your water spout. Thankfully, “Maman” is firmly planted outside the National Gallery.
Published On: October 30, 2020
Following poisonings in the United States and a frightening incident closer to home, the nation’s capital city debated keeping kids at home on October 31.
Published On: October 30, 2020
A growing number of libraries are turning a new page — and ditching the late fees that can act as barriers to marginalized and lower-income patrons.
Published On: September 29, 2020
OPINION: The mayor says residents should walk or get a ride to overburdened testing centres. That’s not an option for everyone, and it’s putting people with disabilities — and those without cars — at risk.
Published On: September 12, 2020
In September 1945, a Soviet cipher clerk went to authorities claiming that a spy ring had infiltrated the intelligence services of multiple countries, including Canada. What happened next would help usher in the Cold War.
Published On: September 02, 2020
Ontario’s back-to-school plan doesn’t accommodate students with disabilities, advocates say — and offers more evidence that they have been forgotten throughout the pandemic.
Published On: March 25, 2020
The federal government has announced new supports for those who’ve lost work or income as a result of the pandemic — but critics say it’s not enough.
Published On: March 10, 2020
An Ottawa branch is no longer opening its lobby early to provide additional shelter — and that’s raising bigger questions about how libraries serve and support vulnerable patrons.
Published On: February 10, 2020
Last week, political veterans met with newbie senators behind closed doors. Here’s what they had to say about navigating a minority government.  
Published On: January 23, 2020
Dunder Mifflin Night. Britney Spears Appreciation Day. Friends Night. The Ottawa 67’s are looking at zany ways to boost attendance — and they’re not the only ones.  
Published On: January 22, 2020
At an event this week, three of Canada’s most prominent former MPs peeled back the curtain on the realities of being a woman in politics.
Published On: August 29, 2019
In just four years, a multibillion-dollar developer has demolished dozens of homes and evicted hundreds of residents in Ottawa’s Herongate neighbourhood. Now, community members are trying to put the company — and gentrification itself — on trial.
Published On: July 19, 2018
ANALYSIS: The online retailing giant has a reputation for tough working conditions — and there’s evidence the company destroys as many jobs as it creates, writes Adam McDowell.
Published On: May 31, 2018
In March, the government announced a new facility to deal with overcrowding at the ‘hellhole’ Ottawa Carleton Detention Centre — not everyone thinks it should be built.
May 21, 2018
Ontario Hubs field producer Jeyan Jeganathan travels to the Ottawa Forest and Nature school to discover the benefits of learning outdoors.