Needle numbers in Ottawa: How many are improperly disposed?
By Kelsey Curtis and Petronella Duda | Ottawa has been experiencing high numbers of improperly discarded needles since 2014. Could needle drop boxes and safe injection sites be a solution?
Ottawa considers sanctuary city status
By Tiffany Lewis and Andrea Tingey | After Trump's travel ban, some Canadian cities have been considering a sanctuary status for undocumented immigrants. But what does the designation really mean?
LeBreton high-rise sparks debate over view controls of national symbols
By Lindsay Campbell and Jolson Lim | Designs for a 55-storey tower in LeBreton Flats has raised concern over obstructing sightline of the city's national symbols.
Majority of Ontario inmates yet to be convicted
By Gabrièle Roy | The majority of Ontario inmates serving time in pre-trial detention, known as remand is increasing. Corrections systems advocates are calling for change.
Saskatchewan oil spill raises concerns over pipeline incidents
By Brenna Mackay | There were 123 pipeline-related incidents across the country in 2016, compared with 118 in 2015 and 88 in 2014. The average number of incidents from 2008-2016 is 121 annually.
Rideau Canal skating season feeling the heat
By Andrea Tingey and Tiffany Lewis | Capital News Online looks at how temperatures have affected the canal after a disappointing start to this year's skating season.
Ottawa’s oldest family businesses: The key to decades of success
By David Deen and Amanda van Frankfoort | Despite a sluggish economy, family businesses in Canada are reporting growth. Tour with 360 video and learn their keys to success.
Ottawa-Vanier by-election a warning for Ontario Liberals
By Nathan Caddell and Amanda Vollmershausen | While the recent Ottawa-Vanier by-election saw a big Liberal win, there may be more going on under the surface.
Fare enough: Low-income transit pass in Ottawa draft budget
By Sabrina Nemis and Martina Babiakova | The City of Ottawa has included a low-income transit pass in their 2017 draft budget. While regular fares will go up on Jan. 1, the new pass isn't expected to become available until.
Francophone group urges official bilingualism for Canada’s capital
By Amanda Vollmershausen and Nathan Caddell | While some insist Ottawa is already a bilingual city, not everyone is sold.