Ontario’s free licensed daycare plan will help improve gender equality, premier says
By Matthew Horwood | The plan would cover children from the age of two and a half to when they enter kindergarten.
Ontario announces $2.1 billion investment in mental health and addiction services
By Liam Fox | The new funding will have a primary focus on helping the province's youth.
Head games: Does university women’s basketball have more concussions than football?
By Michael Sun | A study found that women's basketball in Canadian university sports has the third-highest concussion rate of all sports.
Big data set to receive big money
By Chantal Bacchus | Science, research and big data all big winners in 2018 Federal Budget announcement.
Ottawa’s homelessness plan coming up short
Ottawa city council passed a bill in 2013, marking the start of a campaign to combat homelessness. We check in on the plans progress three years in.
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.
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.
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.
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.