My family’s experience with life-saving heroism shows it’s time for Ontario to embrace opt-out organ donations
Capital Current’s Abigael Lynch’s experience watching her aunt survive liver cancer because of an organ transplant has convinced her that Ontario’s current system of organ donation needs to change.
Bank of Canada Museum acquires 1911 silver dollar deemed country’s greatest rarity
The Bank of Canada Museum is celebrating the acquisition of a rare 1911 silver dollar, known as The Emperor.
Tagwàgi Festival a first event for new Indigenous cultural attraction in Ottawa
The 2021 Tagwagi Festival at Mādahòkì Farm brought dozens of individuals and families alike together to enjoy some autumn indigenous traditions. Attractions included Ojibwe Spirit Horses, a reconciliation rock station, local artisans and a traditional pow wow dance.
‘Panda-monium’: Police release images of persons of interest in the destructive post-game party in Sandy Hill
Ottawa police are looking for those responsible for criminal activity during the destructive post-Panda game celebration.
Complaints about fireworks skyrocket during pandemic, spark city review of rule-breaking in celebratory displays
Ottawa saw a sharp increase in complaints about the discharge of consumer bought fireworks beyond Canada Day and Victoria Day. One expert says the occurrence can be explained by COVID 19, another says public education needs to be addressed.
Karsh Award laureate selects three ‘emerging artists’ for 2022 exhibition
By Abigael Lynch Three young, emerging artists in Ottawa will get a chance to showcase their work next year in an Ottawa City Hall show celebrating photography and other lens-based work. The Karsh Award, one of Ottawa’s top art prizes, is presented every four years to a local photographer or other lens-based artist. The emerging artists were chosen by Andrew…