Ottawa contaminated sites a source of frustration for Mechanicsville neighbourhood
By Arianna Paquette | Mechanicsville, Ottawa residents are frustrated about lack of cleanup for federally-owned contaminated sites.
Ottawa health bodies bluntly disapprove of looming Marijuana legalization
By Patrick Barrios | Due to public health concerns, Ottawa’s health bodies remain largely opposed to the recreational use of cannabis.
Road trip to Mars: What’s next for human exploration of the Red planet
By Bronwyn Beairsto | What role might Canada play in humans getting to Mars?
Canadian women athletes still undervalued, say critics
By Valerie Molino | In the last few years, there have been strides to promote female athletes in Canada. However, some critics say we still have some work to do to achieve full gender parity.
Taking a paws: Therapy dogs a growing mental-health resource
By Mateo Peralta | Therapy dogs are increasingly being used as a mental health resource in institutions across the country, most notably universities and colleges.
Number of young people convicted of offenses plunging in Canada
By Tamara Spitzer | Youth offences declined by 55% over 10 years, and rehabilitation efforts are lowering repeat offences, according to an analysis of Statistics Canada figures.
The Bank of Canada just raised the overnight rate: Here’s how it could affect you and your mortgage
By Sarah Newman | Experts are conflicted over whether the Bank of Canada's recent interest rate hike could make it harder for young people to buy a home.
Predatory journals on the prowl
By Marina Wang | Predatory journals feign peer-review and scam researchers, undermining the scientific process and wasting time and resources.
Beyond the numbers: Why the brunt of this year’s flu season came early
By Andrew Savory | Lab-confirmed cases have spiked this flu season, but experts say the worst may have already arrived.
Unpredictable Rideau Canal skating seasons likely to be the new normal
By Emma Fischer | With climate change wreaking havoc on the environment, is this kind of temperature variability the new normal for winters in Ottawa?