COVID-19 pandemic hits new Ottawa restaurants at worst possible time
New restaurants and restaurants slated to open in the Spring are encountering unique problems amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
IN THE NEWS: Friday, March 20
Good morning Ottawa. Today will be a high of 15°C under cloudy skies with a high chance of rain and thunderstorms. The temperature is expected to dip to -11°C overnight. Environment Canada has details. Study suggests Ontario could face shortage of ventilators A recent study by scientist and author, Beate Sander, suggests Ontario could face a critical shortage of ventilators…
IN THE NEWS: Friday, March 13
Good morning, Ottawa. Today will be partly cloudy and 2°C this morning, with a high of 7°C this afternoon. It will rain throughout the day and will continue to be overcast on Saturday, with the temperature holding at 3°C overnight. PM self-isolating after wife tests positive for COVID -19 The Prime Minister’s Office has confirmed that Sophie Gregoire Trudeau has…
Ottawa’s used book stores find ways to survive in digital market
The age of huge online retailers has not been kind to independent booksellers. Capital Current visited three independent, used bookstores to find out how booksellers are plying their trade in the 21st century.
VIA Rail resuming services as Belleville blockade lifted
VIA Rail is expected to fully resume services on Saturday, including out of Union Station in Toronto.[Photo © Justine Ricketts]
Green advocates welcome focus on sustainability in newest LeBreton Flats plan
The NCC’s most recent plan for the now empty 55-acre lot of LeBreton Flats has a focus on the environment and sustainability with a zero-carbon goal.
‘Fixer-upper’ sells for $76K over asking: Welcome to Ottawa’s new normal, say real estate agents
With more people looking to buy than houses available, real estate prices in Ottawa are rising and experts say they won’t slow down in the new year.
Accommodating autism: Can ‘inclusive education’ withstand government cuts to autism programs?
Autism groups remain concerned about changes to autism program funding.
ByWard at night: A glimpse into heart of darkness in downtown Ottawa
A photographic journey through a Saturday night in Ottawa’s ByWard Market.