Researchers worry beekeeping may negatively impact native bee populations
By Liam Harrap | Little is known overall about native bee population levels and distribution in Canada.
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.
Number of young people convicted of offenses plunging in Canada
By Tamara Spitzer | Youth offences declined by 55% over 10 years, and rehabilitation efforts are lowering repeat offences, according to an analysis of Statistics Canada figures.
The Bank of Canada just raised the overnight rate: Here’s how it could affect you and your mortgage
By Sarah Newman | Experts are conflicted over whether the Bank of Canada's recent interest rate hike could make it harder for young people to buy a home.
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.