Join CPAWS-OV in giving Thanks to Nature this Thanksgiving Sunday in four parks across Ottawa and Gatineau. Take a break and reconnect with the wild.
The Ottawa Humane Society is experiencing a large influx in their rabbit intake, with few homes willing to adopt them.
The Rock Out 4 Jack bottle drive has had another successful year in raising funds for the medical care of Stittsville’s Jack Brown.
On September 30th, the City of Ottawa and its employees will observe the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.
The Ottawa Police Service Organized Fraud Unit is advising the public to be extra vigilant when receiving phone calls from persons identifying themselves as an employee of any Canadian Government Agency.
Diabetes Canada is offering a safe and easy Curbside Donation Drop-Off in Stittsville (outside the Giant Tiger at 6081 Hazeldean Road), from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on September 11th to collect donations of gently used clothing.
The Ottawa Valley chapter of the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society is now accepting applications for its 2021-2022 Canadian Wilderness Stewardship Program.
In May of 2011, Linda Begin of Stittsville started the all-female motorcycle group, WindSisters. Over the past ten years, the group has grown to more than 4,300 ladies.
Liam Moore has completed Murph4MS, a campaign he spearheaded as a physical challenge to raise funds for the MS Society of Canada. Liam completed a Murph each day for the month of July.
Saunders Farm is receiving $194,500 from the Reconnect Festival and Event Program to fund their 2021 Halloween and Christmas events., courtesy of the Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries.
The 34th annual Guide Dog Motorcycle Ride takes place this year on Sunday, September 12th. Motorcyclists are invited to ride to raise money towards the training of guide dogs and assistance dogs.
The West Ottawa Ringette Association has put together a team, Sweat for Steph, to fundraise and participate in the CIBC Run for the Cure in honour of Stephanie (Steph) Nugent.
The Ottawa Humane Society needs foster volunteers to provide temporary homes for Ottawa’s animals who aren’t yet ready for adoption.
Mya Vaslet, an 18-year-old hockey forward from Stittsville, joined the roster for the BFL National Women’s Development Team Summer Camp, where she will further develop her hockey skills.
Live trapping and relocating of small wildlife may be seen as a humane option for controlling wild critters, but in reality it is a cruel solution.