Critics urge effective action as Carleton University reviews sexual violence policy amid what is called an epidemic of sexual violence on campuses
After a surge of cases of sexual violence at Western University, many survivors, organizers, and activists at Carleton University decided a change was needed there too.
After 2020 call to action from marginalized students and alumni, Carleton’s J-School issues report on EDI progress
Carleton’s School of Journalism and Communication releases a report on equity and inclusion in the school.
Time to speak up: Advocates say women need to push loudly to battle bias in Canadian health care
Women share their experiences with gender bias in the Canadian healthcare system.
Urban Phoenix: Lebanon, how are you doing?
Capital Current reporter Maryse Matar urges Canadians not to forget the plight of her home country Lebanon, still rebuilding from a devastating explosion in the capital Beirut.
International students frustrated, struggling after Carleton hikes tuition fees by eight per cent
International students are suffering under the burden of high tuition fees and other costs.
Byward Market gets a taste of Mexican culture with Day of the Dead celebration
In the heart of Ottawa, the fifth edition of the Day of the Dead took place in the Byward Market from Oct. 29 to Nov. 1.
IN THE NEWS: Thursday, Sept. 23
Capital Current offers morning news highlights.
IN THE NEWS: Thursday, Sept. 16
Ottawans can expect a mainly clear sky and sunny day with fog patches dissipating in the morning. Environment Canada expects a high of 23C and a low of 10C. Two decades later, Shoal Lake 40 First Nation gets clean drinking water The Shoal Lake 40 First Nation community in northeast Manitoba celebrates the opening of a water treatment facility and…
Coping with COVID: Making art helping people handle the stress of the pandemic
Art has been helping people cope with the stress of the pandemic.
Too many Black children are in Ontario’s child welfare system because of systemic racism, critics say
There is an overrepresentation of Black children and youth in the Ontario child welfare system.
Children’s mental health in Ontario deteriorating amid pandemic: report
The pandemic has caused a rise of mental health issues among children and youth.
Lookahead ’21: Lebanese arts hub hopes to offer in-person, digital classes with fall relaunch
Tony Yazbek, the driving force in promoting Lebanese arts and culture in Ottawa, said he’s hoping for a fall re-launch of programming in updated studio spaces equipped for both in-person and virtual classes. In 1976, at the height of his career as a professional dancer and choreographer, Yazbek left Lebanon because of a civil war that was raging. After settling…