Heather Yundt is a Master of Journalism student at Carleton University. Heather completed her undergrad in Global Development at Queen’s University, during which she spent an academic year studying and interning with a local NGO in Ghana. Heather is fascinated by the
challenges and innovation that arise from diverse groups of people struggling to assert control and identity in shared spaces.

Consolation for cloud-cover: Ottawa’s tweet map of the lunar eclipse

Monday night’s lunar eclipse was the first in centuries to coincide with a solstice. Much to my disappointment, the cloud cover... Read More

When truth is stranger than fiction: the capital that sits on another nation’s land

When I took on the task of writing an update on the Algonquin land claim, I was unaware of the controversy I’d find. Unifying steps... Read More

“Why not potholes?”– Ushahidi ready for Ottawa streets

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Railways to Pathways: new rural/urban connections

Railways to Pathways View more presentations from SpacingOttawa. The City of Ottawa will complete two rural pathways this spring... Read More

Low-carbon Christmas comes to Parkdale Market

Every December the great debate sprouts up among environmentally conscious Christmas celebrators: Will it be a mono-cropped, aromatic... Read More