Category: Features

Skyline: The quest for public space

by Robert Smythe Centretown is a neighbourhood bereft of well-designed public spaces with great places to sit. Each new development has presented an opportunity to create new pocket parks, but the record is spotty. Is it possible to construct new…

Seniors can save, with a little knowhow

by Deborah Rosenlund for the CCCA Seniors Committee Shopping is a big deal in the centre of Ottawa. You’ll find large grocers, small specialty food shops, giftshops, fashion and imports, music stores, photographic and computer experts, restaurants and entertainment venues…

Planet of the Scapes: Picnic food

by Pearl Pirie It doesn’t always have to be sandwiches, fruit, cheese and crackers. These recipes are both good on the go, perhaps incidentally warmed up by travelling for a bike ride in warm temperatures. You can prepare the farro…