Keeping in check: Chess helps me get through the pandemic
The game of chess has given Capital Current’s Jonathan Rudnicki a sense of progress in a time when many people felt stagnant. He writes the game also gave him something to focus on and learn from.
Scientific team behind Ottawa-made COVID-19 vaccine aims to support long-term global response to pandemic
A new COVID-19 vaccine is being developed at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, where researchers hope to aid in the global response to vaccinate other countries.
Ottawa anti-poverty group leads Vanier rally calling for government to ‘criminalize’ high-interest lending
ACORN is calling on the Federal Government to lower loan interest rates and prevent agencies from practicing predatory and misleading lending.
Initiative to secure free transit passes for shelter users awaits council approval
A new city initiative will see 2,000 transit passes distributed to emergency shelter clients, allowing them to ride Ottawa transit for free.
Advocacy groups call on city to make Ottawa safer for trans people
Groups are urging city council to take a stand against hate directed at trans people in Ottawa. So far no reaction of note.