Single mom tied to Transpo

Ndjiwa Yakibonge is a single mom who’s married — to the rural bus schedule. She works in a downtown office and rides OC Transpo Route 232 from Vars, in Russell Township. “Rural buses are not the easiest thing,” said Yakibonge. The fixed schedule, with three runs during each rush hour, means she has to pencil […]


Renters fed up with filthy conditions

SEE VIDEO Residents of a decrepit south-Ottawa housing complex — with mould, rodents, bedbugs, flooding, and overflowing garbage — are fed up with their landlord and they’re calling on the mayor to do something about their filthy living conditions. “The city should be more concerned about this than us. I mean, these are not […]