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Welcome to OttawaMatters.com

Rogers Media and Village Media team up to launch a fresh, easy-to-use resource to keep residents in the capital region connected with their community
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Welcome to OttawaMatters.com!

This website is your new home for local news, featuring breaking information from across the capital region, the latest happenings at the City of Ottawa, feature stories on community leaders and events, business openings, obituaries and everything in between.

OttawaMatters.com is a collaboration between Rogers Media and Village Media, powered by the award-winning journalists at 1310 NEWS.

“1310 NEWS takes great pride in serving Ottawa audiences, and the launch of OttawaMatters.com allows us to further our investment in the community as we continue to evolve in today’s shifting media landscape,” said Mark Campbell, Director of News Programming, 1310 NEWS. “With the recent changes in the market, we saw an opportunity to serve this community even better by expanding our local news coverage through the creation of a site dedicated to stories reflective of this region.”

Highly respected in the industry for building successful locally-focused digital news sites, Village Media is providing the platform for OttawaMatters.com.

This marks the second collaboration between Rogers Media and Village Media. The first started in October of 2017, with the launch of HalifaxToday.ca. Indicative of audiences’ desire for hyper-local content, since its launch, HalifaxToday.ca has experienced great success, reaching more than 275,000 people across its mobile and desktop formats.

If you have a local story idea that you would like to see covered on OttawaMatters.com, please e-mail news@ottawamatters.com.

For advertising inquires contact Kalum Figura at advertising@ottawamatters.com.

Continue to connect with OttawaMatters.com by visiting this site, following us on Twitter and Instagram, or "Liking" us on Facebook.




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