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 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.
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?
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?
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”.
Do blurred federal-provincial political lines confuse voters?
By Clive Ngan | Experts warn that similarities in party names and branding may lead to the blurring of lines between provincial and federal parties.
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.