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: Thursday, March 19
Get ready for a high of 9 and a low of 7 today under cloudy skies during the day and the potential for a thunderstorm tonight. Environment Canada has more. Ottawa Food Banks call for online donations Food banks in Ottawa are handing out extra food to individuals and families so they can stay indoors longer during the ongoing push…
IN THE NEWS: Thursday, March 12
Good morning, Ottawa. It is partly cloudy and -3°C this morning, with a high of 5°C in the afternoon. Rain will begin overnight at a temperature of 1°C and continue into Friday morning. Ottawa’s first COVID-19 case works at Ciena The technology company Ciena has closed its offices and employees are working from home after an employee in his 40s…
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.
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.
Hundreds march through downtown Ottawa in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en
People in Ottawa and elsewhere across the country demonstrated against an RCMP raid on Wet’suwet’en protesters Thursday.
‘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.
Ottawa march on Parliament reminded public of need for national autism strategy
Three days before world autism day, people from across Ontario marched from Barrhaven to parliament hill to request a national autism strategy.
Changes to Ontario Autism funding to put bigger burden on parents
Changes to the Ontario Autism Program have parents worried about losing therapy funding, increased wait times and a lot of debt. Some were forced to sell their homes and cars to afford therapy for their children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)—even before the funding model changed. “When we heard the announcement there was a lot of crying in our house,”…