The 25th Hour: Vancouver Food Runners
Canadians throw out almost 2.2 million tonnes of edible food every year, according to the National Zero Waste Council. Vancouver Food Runners is an organization which collects food that would otherwise be thrown out and gives it to those in need.
Podcast: ASMR: Tingles in Your Brain
Have you ever wondered about Autonomous sensory meridian response or ASMR? Tingles in Your Brain investigates the hype, and the science of this growing online sensory trend.
Hold-the-Line campaign pushes to stop Ottawa’s urban expansion
Since 1980 Ottawa farmer John Vandenberg has been growing and selling produce — onions, berries, garlic and more at Rideau Pines Farm in North Gower. He supplies 25 local restaurants and households in developing suburbs nearby. But for more than 40 years, Vanderburg has watched local farm land, which he describes as some of the best in Canada, disappear. “There…
Hunting, gathering and sharing: Ottawa community helping ensure access to food during COVID-19 crisis
During the COVID-19 pandemic Ottawa’s community is helping the Ottawa Food Bank support a higher demand of families. Good samaritans are also helping families who are not resorting to the food bank.
Podcast: The Corona Chronicles, episode 2
Follow these journalism students to explore how the the COVID-19 pandemic is having an impact on the health care system and local business, as well as how local communities are coping.
Housing justice program gives struggling tenants hope
Darin Loewy has been living in the same Rideau Street apartment for 20 years. The last four have been unbearable. The 53-year-old sleeps with the light on because if he turns the lights off he wakes up with cockroaches crawling all over him. The doors have no hinges and the stove has only one fully working element. “I have had…