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Tourism industry encouraged by proposed plan to revitalize 'sad' ByWard Market

Tourism industry encouraged by proposed plan to revitalize 'sad' ByWard Market

Word of mouth can be a powerful marketing tool, but some visitors have been left with a negative impression of one of the capital's top tourism destinations.
Carleton University rejects proposal for added instructor compensation during pandemic

Carleton University rejects proposal for added instructor compensation during pandemic

"I teach more than 100 students, most of whom are new to the online environment. They are feeling isolated and anxious and have a lot of needs," says contract instructor Gareth Park. "The time I'm spending is totally unpaid. I'm basically working an extra day for free."
Ottawa could see new ward as committee tweaks boundaries to address francophone concerns

Ottawa could see new ward as committee tweaks boundaries to address francophone concerns

The recommendation still needs to be approved by Ottawa City Council.
'We're having a bit of fun': how Centretown's Arlington 5 is rethinking the coffee shop's place

'We're having a bit of fun': how Centretown's Arlington 5 is rethinking the coffee shop's place

"I think we would see, not just an open house, where people come in and sit on their laptops and be in their own space, but an intentional space where we would invite people in to be a part of what we’re up to," says owner Jessie Duffy.
Newly approved plan for ByWard Market includes street redesigns, design competition

Newly approved plan for ByWard Market includes street redesigns, design competition

The plan involves redesigning some of the streets through the market, as well as replacing a parking garage with a central "destination building" and civic square.
New app launches to help OPP find missing people in remote areas

New app launches to help OPP find missing people in remote areas

What3Words can send the provincial police communications centre a location code, regardless of whether or not the user has cell phone reception.
Ottawa fire teams contain chemical spill, rescue truck driver after Highway 417 crash

Ottawa fire teams contain chemical spill, rescue truck driver after Highway 417 crash

A transport truck carrying jugs of chemical solvents and adhesives collided with another truck's car-carrying trailer.
Highjinx helps through novel social enterprise

Highjinx helps through novel social enterprise

Karen Nielsen and Leigh Reid use their experience in social work to help those in need.
Province announces new COVID-19 support for parents, students

Province announces new COVID-19 support for parents, students

New Support for Learners program to provide $380 million in funding
Donations to Ottawa Mission to be matched up to $20K on Giving Tuesday

Donations to Ottawa Mission to be matched up to $20K on Giving Tuesday

According to Mission CEO Peter Tilley, the donations will support the shelter past Christmas and into the winter months.
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