Ottawa Citizen

    Cross: Vegans, please leave your meat obsession at the door

    Cross: Vegans, please leave your meat obsession at the door


    For those whose meatless Mondays have become fleshless forevers, deliverance is at hand. The veggie burger is here. Recent commercials by A&W tout the company's Beyond Meat Burger and its Beyond Meat Sausage and Egger breakfast sandwich. Actors wax...

    For those whose meatless Mondays have become fleshless forevers, deliverance is at hand. The veggie burger is here. Recent commercials by A&W tout the company's Beyond Meat Burger and its Beyond Meat Sausage and Egger breakfast sandwich. Actors wax ecstatic over the product, exclaiming it “tastes exactly like meat.” Read More
    Winston: Three birthday gifts, and a much wider message of caring

    Winston: Three birthday gifts, and a much wider message of caring


    Another birthday. Another year older and maybe wiser, maybe not. Certainly, though, this birthday turned out to be special for me. Not because the year was a particularly significant one. I didn’t hit a new decade or become eligible for seniors’...

    Another birthday. Another year older and maybe wiser, maybe not. Certainly, though, this birthday turned out to be special for me. Not because the year was a particularly significant one. I didn’t hit a new decade or become eligible for seniors’ discounts — that perk has been in effect for a while. No, my 2019 birthday was special because three of my friends showed in no uncertain terms just how thoughtful and giving good friends can be. Read More
    Khan: Quebec's Bill 21 isn't about secularism, it's about atheism

    Khan: Quebec's Bill 21 isn't about secularism, it's about atheism


    In the debate surrounding Quebec’s secularism legislation, Bill 21, which is currently being examined by a legislative committee in public hearings, the Quebec government has made much of the fact that the legislation is intended to maintain the...

    In the debate surrounding Quebec’s secularism legislation, Bill 21, which is currently being examined by a legislative committee in public hearings, the Quebec government has made much of the fact that the legislation is intended to maintain the secular nature of Quebec’s public institutions, and ensure that the government is not officially promoting a particular faith or religion. Read More
    NCC's NOKIA Sunday Bikedays launch for the year

    NCC's NOKIA Sunday Bikedays launch for the year


    Hundreds of cyclists took part in the launch of the 49th season of the National Capital Commission’s Sunday Bikedays, which sees parkways closed for part of the weekend letting cyclists ride the scenic routes. Read...

    Hundreds of cyclists took part in the launch of the 49th season of the National Capital Commission’s Sunday Bikedays, which sees parkways closed for part of the weekend letting cyclists ride the scenic routes. Read More
    Weather: A variable and humid couple of days, then a much nicer week

    Weather: A variable and humid couple of days, then a much nicer week


    Well, at least it won't be cold out this Victoria Day weekend, but look out the window, and there's your weather forecast for the next while. Read...

    Well, at least it won't be cold out this Victoria Day weekend, but look out the window, and there's your weather forecast for the next while. Read More
    Najdi witnesses sentenced to jail time for lying to court, refusing to testify

    Najdi witnesses sentenced to jail time for lying to court, refusing to testify


    Two key witnesses who derailed the prosecution of a gangland homicide with lies and a refusal to testify have been sentenced to seven years of combined jail time for their courtroom antics, while the accused killers they were supposed to testify against...

    Two key witnesses who derailed the prosecution of a gangland homicide with lies and a refusal to testify have been sentenced to seven years of combined jail time for their courtroom antics, while the accused killers they were supposed to testify against have walked free. Read More