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How handy is that? Service takes the worry out of home maintenance

A former public servant has discovered a whole new meaning to the word “service”.

Until earlier this year, Tonya Bruin was an associate director at Health Canada. 713 mots de plus


Jaswir Dhillon: No, yoga is not cultural appropriation

Recently, student leaders at the University of Ottawa cancelled a free yoga class that had been running for the past seven years. An email from the Centre for Students with Disabilities at the university, quoted in the… 645 mots de plus

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Editorial: Edmonton, it's time to talk about your team name

Ottawa’s football team is about to play a team called the Edmonton Eskimos. And yet the conversation we’re having about cultural appropriation is about … yoga classes? 454 mots de plus


Relax rules for taxis so drivers can compete with Uber, competition watchdog says

The Competition Bureau says local regulations on the taxi industry need to be overhauled to deal with new competition from alternatives like the ride-hailing service Uber. 213 mots de plus


Bike commuting study finds Ottawa lacking in downtown cycling routes

Ottawa bicyclists have easy access to the O-Train but are desperately short of routes to get through the downtown core, according to a new study comparing bike commuting in five Canadian cities. 515 mots de plus

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The (not so) Northern lights: Aurora moving south from the Arctic, study shows

The northern lights are shifting south from the Arctic, and will appear more often in the skies over Ottawa in decades to come, a new study says. 406 mots de plus


Maker House Co. sells quality furniture, home accents crafted by Canadian maker

Gareth Davies wants to make it easier for Ottawa shoppers to buy local, while at the same time promoting the talents of Canadian craftsmen and artisans, with his new « pop-up-to-permanent » shop in Hintonburg. 522 mots de plus