Ottawa’s waste diversion rates are garbage: Plans to improve continue
By Alicia Wachon | The city says it is taking action by improving its recycling programs after a report singled out Ottawa for a poor waste diversion rate.
College students seek opportunities during Ontario’s college faculty union’s record-breaking strike
The Ontario College Strike has students looking for opportunities outside the classroom in their program's field, including experience with businesses.
Canadian wildlife in decline despite federal protection, says WWF report
By Rachel Levy-McLaughlin | A recent report by World Wildlife Fund Canada is painting an alarming picture of the state of Canada’s wildlife. WWF-Canada found that half of the species they studied are in decline, even species under federal protection.
Ontario funding supports survivors from human trafficking
By Emma Jiayue Liu | The recent funding announcements from the Ontario government will help provide more help for trafficking victims, while local organizations highlight the significance of addressing post traumatic stress disorder.
Government’s new culture plan faces criticism
By Mackenzie White | Federal government and Netflix invest $500 million in Canadian productions impacting entertainment and culture.
Sandy Hill closer to opening supervised injection site
By Matt Yuyitung | The Sandy Hill site is currently projected to open sometime between late November and early December.
Challenges ahead for universal pharmacare in Canada
By Nicole Babb | Experts say federal and provincial relations and opposition from stakeholders are standing in the way of universal pharmacare in Canada.
Higher immigration a key part of Canada’s economic growth, report says
By Ryley White | A federal advisory panel of experts has recommended that Canada take in up to 450,000 new immigrants per year.
Ottawa shelter calls for better access to menstrual products
By Victoria Christie | Menstrual supplies are a necessity for women, but there is a lack of access to these products for homeless women living in shelters and on the streets in Ottawa.
Ontario youth still tanning despite ban, survey says
By Sarah Davies | Youth indoor tanning is banned in Ontario, but a survey from ultraviolet radiation advocates shows that weak enforcement of the ban may be failing teens.