How the Harry Styles Cardigan Challenge inspired me to pick up a new hobby during the COVID-19 quarantine
Making a version of a cardigan sported by British entertainer Harry Styles inspired Capital Current’s Kayla Christoffer to make one of her own.
Affordable housing, safety among the priorities in Ottawa’s Women and Gender Equity Strategy
The City of Ottawa is preparing to move forward to the next phase of its Women and Gender Equity Strategy after a delay because of the pandemic. A brief report updating city councillors on the two-year-old initiative was issued Oct. 30. It included a summary of priorities for action — including more affordable housing and improved safety — that were…
Rage rooms and other spaces offer physical, emotional relief in COVID times
An overview of select recreational facilities that offer consumers a safe space to engage in a physical activity while blowing off emotional steam.
Bored into beautiful: The pandemic has inspired people to embrace their creative side
Crystal D’Souza was scrolling through Tik Tok to pass the time under COVID-19 restrictions when she was struck with inspiration while watching tutorials on how to frame pressed flowers. She thought it was a cool idea. “I made the first one for my friend Katherine’s birthday and then other friends wanted one and I had a lot of spare time,…
NCC starts ball rolling on development of the ‘Library Parcel’ on LeBreton Flats
The NCC announced Tuesday that it will launch the first step of its procurement process to develop the one hectare section at 665 Albert St.
In The News: Monday Sept. 28
Today’s forecast from Environment Canada calls for a mix of sun and cloud with a high of 27ºC and a humidex of 32. The low tonight will be 18ºC with a 30 per cent chance of rain. 63 schools in Ottawa see COVID-19 cases 63 schools in Ottawa’s four school boards have been impacted by at least one positive COVID-19…
Thrifting as gifting: A shift towards more sustainable shopping practices
With the holiday shopping season in full gear, an increasing number of shoppers are turning to thrift and consignment stores instead of traditional stores to find the perfect present.
Àbadakone at the National Gallery: ‘Continous Fire’ invites viewers to experience international Indigenous art
Àbadakone, the National Gallery of Canada’s new contemporary Indigenous art exhibition, opened Nov. 8 as the second in a planned series of three shows dedicated to showcasing the creativity of artists from dozens of Indigenous nations around the world.
Twice as many young women as men in Ontario say they have poor mental health: study
A comparison of the perceptions of mental health between young men and women in Ontario and Canada based on a recent study by Statistics Canada.