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Leslie Scott.

Lend me an ear

The Distress Centre of Ottawa and Region celebrated 50 years of helping people in 2019   In 2015, Jennifer B. was wrestling with postpartum depression after the birth of her second child. At the time, the Ottawa resident, who asked […]

Eric Bollman, right, began volunteering with Operation Come Home more than 15 years ago.

Back on track

Helping Ottawa’s at-risk and homeless youth through Operation Come Home is a family affair for Eric Bollman   When a friend asked Eric Bollman to spend the night outdoors in the dead of winter for the first time 15 years […]

Photo Courtesy: One Diaper

Going green, One Diaper at a time

Local organization aims to alleviate the financial strain of babyhood with free kits   One of the most confounding choices for parents is the diaper debate: cloth vs. disposable. No matter which you choose, this decision has a serious financial […]