Ontario’s proposed affordable housing rules fall flat, advocates say
By Alyssa Del Castillo-Roussy | Advocates dismiss Ontario’s first draft on inclusionary zoning and question its “pro-developer” tendencies.
Crimes against Muslims ignite debate on impact of Islamophobia
By Michael Nellis | Hate crimes against Muslims are up, but they're still not the most common target. So do we need a national day condemning Islamophobia?
Swimming in sewage: Ottawa River’s wastewater problem
By Cassandra Plourde | As of September 2017, over 1,400 million litres of sewage and stormwater overflowed from the capital into the Ottawa River, report finds.
Increased crime rates spark community action
By Shalu Mehta | Volume and severity of crimes have gone up nationally and locally in Ottawa, calling for community and state-based crime prevention measures.
Ottawa homelessness experts say federal funding needs better allocation
By Amber Davison | Many housing and homeless support experts in Ottawa agree that the government's new housing strategy is a great first step.
Ontario to cut small business tax rate to offset January’s minimum wage increase
By Shauna McGinn | Is the plan to increase minimum wage a 'band-aid' solution or a long-term necessity?
National Indigenous inquiry deemed “Underway with challenges”
By Megan Sibley l Federal Government tracker deems anticipated inquiry in to Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls "underway with challenges."
Bonjour-Hello: Census sees bilingualism rise in Ottawa
By Keegan Hughes l More Canadians are speaking both of the country's official languages than ever before. What does this mean for Ottawa?
Canada’s East vs. West: New federal leadership highlights longstanding divide
By Matthew Olson | A wave of new, young leaders in Canadian politics could struggle to bridge the geopolitical divide that's existed for decades.
Canadian housing market highly vulnerable, reports mortgage insurer
By Atong Ater | The Canadian housing market has seen a rise in prices which cannot be explained solely by income, interest rates and population growth - leading to a “high degree of vulnerability”.