Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Gathering takes aim at high HIV rates among world’s Indigenous population

Front-line workers from around the world are gathering in Ottawa to discuss ways to curb high rates of HIV, tuberculosis and hepatitis C within...

Don’t let TVO drop free signal, Ottawa MPP urges own government

An Ottawa MPP is calling upon his own government to push TVO to reverse its plan to eliminate its free over-the-air signal for markets outside Toronto....

Ottawa Airbnb rentals set to rise during Canada’s 150th birthday, says company

The number of people using Airbnb to find short-term accommodations in the National Capital Region is expected to soar during Canada's 150th birthday year, the company says — all while local hoteliers voice concerns about Airbnb's rapid growth....

Sandy Hill safe injection site would be ‘logical,’ says Eric Hoskins

A proposed supervised injection site in Ottawa's Sandy Hill neighbourhood is "logical" and would help the province meet its stated goals to reduce opioid overdoses, according to Ontario's health minister....

Meet Marc Evans — the Ottawa man vying to be Canada’s next astronaut

It’s been years since Marc Evans fired model rockets off with his dad as a kid, but now he has a chance to ride one....

Police, school boards, social agencies must address anti-black racism: report

Police, school boards and other key Ottawa institutions are eroding trust within the city's black community because they aren't properly acknowledging the existence of anti-black racism, according to a new report....

Taste of New York City as Sens visit Rangers

Here's a collection of photos from New York City as the Senators take on the Rangers in the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs....

‘No redeeming qualities’: Château Laurier feedback blasts proposed glass addition

Jarring, distracting, but also respectful — those are just a few of the ways people are describing a proposed modern glass addition to the historic Fairmont Château Laurier, according to a report published Thursday by the City of Ottawa....

Ottawa has ‘necessary resources’ to handle rain, city says

As heavy rains cause chaos across parts of eastern Ontario and west Quebec, the City of Ottawa is holding off on declaring a state of emergency, officials said Friday afternoon....

Architects wanted: City sets preliminary timelines for Ottawa’s new central library

Got a vision for the central library project, and the skills to see it through to completion? The City of Ottawa wants you to get that resumé ready....

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