In their own words: Meet seven young voters who have something to say about the federal election
Capital Current spoke to young voters about why they’re planning to show up to vote on Sept. 20, and what issues matter the most to them.
National organizations push for universal income to be a hot election topic
Canada’s basic income organizations and activists are pushing for universal basic income to be a priority issue in the federal election.
Stories from Living Hyphen magazine adapted for play at Toronto’s High Park
nowhen is a two-part auditory and nature-based play that was performed in Dream in High Park at Toronto’s High Park Theatre this summer.
Key piece of land in Frontenac County now protected by Nature Conservancy of Canada
A stretch of wetland and forests along Devil Lake in Frontenac County is now under protection by the Nature Conservancy of Canada.
Second Backyard BioBlitz connects people with nature
This weekend the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is hosting a second straight Backyard BioBlitz which is a virtual event encouraging people to connect and take pictures of nature. People can now register for the BioBlitz to receive instructions on how and where to submit photos and to learn about the daily themes and activities. Photos can be uploaded on…
Ottawa volunteers driven to help eliminate vaccination barriers
Volunteers in the Ottawa community have been working to help eliminate barriers for those booking and getting transportation to their vaccine appointments. On July 26, the city reported that 70 per cent of Ottawa residents over age 18 have received both doses of a COVID-19 vaccine. Still, navigating online bookings and language barriers can pose a challenge for vulnerable…
Lifting restrictions bring joy to local Eid celebrations
This year’s Eid festivities are offering opportunities for Ottawa’s Muslim community to gather indoors as Ontario continues to reopen.
Local climate group takes part in 500 km solidarity bike tour with Indigenous organization
Ottawa Climate Justice is taking part in a 500 km solidarity bike tour to raise funds and awareness for the Assembly of Seven Generations.
Local residents rally to protect Hunt Club Forest from development
Residents are opposing a development application that would cut down a portion of the Hunt Club forest if approved by the City of Ottawa.