We're all spending more time at home this year, thanks to COVID-19.

Home for the holidays

  ‘Close to home’ takes on a new meaning during the pandemic, Kita Szpak writes No question about it, the phrase “home for the holidays” has a feel-good vibe: the coming together of family and friends all wrapped up in […]

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 […]

The Wild Bird Care Centre relies on the public to bring in abandoned and injured birds.

For the birds

Region’s oldest wildlife rehab centre to construct new visitor’s area For nearly 30 years, residents of Ottawa and the surrounding area have been bringing injured or abandoned wild birds to the Wild Bird Care Centre in the west end. Tucked […]