Ottawa

Canada

What I Learned at Canada’s Most Deliriously Patriotic Light Show

How can a light show be racist, you ask? The “Northern Lights” on Parliament Hill delivers in both official languages.
Jack Hauen
8.23.19
housing

Low-Income Workers Can’t Afford Rent in 91% of Canadian Cities

A new study shows how unaffordable this country has become as cities like Vancouver and Toronto are basically out of reach for anyone making less than $70,000.
Anne Gaviola
7.18.19
housing

Living in Glorified Dorm Rooms Is the Future of Big City Housing

Priced out of single-bedroom apartments, young people in Canada and the U.S. are turning towards communal co-living.
Anne Gaviola
7.3.19
Canadian Far Right Extremism

How a Twitter Campaign Took Down an 'Ultra-Nationalistic' Music Festival

“It was basically going to be an all encompassing, ultra-nationalist patriot group hoedown.”
Mack Lamoureux
7.2.19
Canada

What It Really Means for the Infamous Ottawa McDonald’s to End 24-Hour Service

It’s been made famous for its viral brawls and wild Reddit posts, but the Rideau McDonald’s is really just a symptom of larger problems in the neighbourhood.
Nick Dunne
4.26.19
politics

I Asked Europeans What They Thought of Justin Trudeau’s SNC-Lavalin Scandal

On a recent Eurotrip, I chatted with locals across France, Italy, and Spain about our ghastly scandal and the damage it’s done to Canada’s reputation.
Ted Fraser
4.11.19
canadian politics

Nobody Will Feel Good About Their Vote in 2019

Between Justin Trudeau, Andrew Scheer and Jagmeet Singh, is there anyone to believe in?
Justin Ling
3.28.19
politics

Andrew Scheer Criticized For Support of United We Roll Convoy

Scheer spoke at the same rally as Faith Goldy, the notorious white nationalist. Anti-hate activists say the United We Roll campaign has been plagued by racist messages.
Tamara Khandaker
2.20.19
News

Cop Charged in Ottawa Man’s Beating Death Pleads Not Guilty

Constable Daniel Montsion pleaded not guilty to manslaughter in the killing of Abdirahman Abdi.
Kieran Delamont
2.4.19
renting

Canada’s Out-Of-Control Rental Market is Getting Worse in 2019

Watch out for double-digit price hikes and more “renovictions” in some cities.
Anne Gaviola
1.3.19
Islamophobia

University of Ottawa students denounce posters comparing Muhammad to Hitler

“It’s so insulting partly because it engages in Hitler revisionism and tries to basically pit Jews and Muslims against each other,” said one student.
Steven Zhou
12.6.18
Grassy Narrows

Mercury is damaging the health of children living in Grassy Narrows

In spite of mercury poisoning, young people are still thriving, a new study has found.
Hilary Beaumont
12.5.18
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