Coffee shop comforts: Savouring the little things in a troubled time
Capital Current’s Sarah MacFarlane reminds us to savour the good times as we brace for the hard work ahead.
Ottawa seniors seek companionship as pandemic forces community centre to adjust services
Seniors in Ottawa, and the organizations that serve them, are adjusting their routines to fight through isolation caused by the pandemic.
Ottawa Tool Library reluctantly packs up 2,500-item kit after eviction from City Centre
The Ottawa Tool Library is unexpectedly vacating its home base at the City Centre building near Bayview Station after being evicted by its property management company. The OTL is not publicly funded, relying instead on a membership system that gives participants unlimited access to 2,500 tools and devices and the workshop space needed to work on DIY projects. The library…
New U.K. High Commission overlooking Ottawa River aims to reach sustainability ‘gold standard’
The new British High Commission building in Ottawa will be one of the greenest such buildings anywhere.
In The News: Monday, Oct. 19
The forecast today calls for a high of 8°C and a low of 5°C. The Weather Channel is reporting a 70 per cent chance of showers in the morning, increasing to 90 per cent by the evening. Ottawa reports 67 new cases of COVID-19 Sunday As reported by the CBC, there was a drop in cases from Saturday to Sunday,…
‘We’re on our own’: Parents struggle to navigate COVID testing as schools remain open through second wave
With school reopened and COVID-19 cases rising, parents struggle to follow school and province guidelines.
COVID consequences: How pandemic fears — and coronavirus cases — have hit Carleton’s residences
Students living in Carleton University residence this school year manage their expectations as a second COVID-19 case is reported on campus.
At a distance: Rural churches navigate COVID-19 closures
As churches across Ontario are forced to shut down physical gatherings, a few rural communities are delving into online exploration.
Student seeks compensation after battling bed bug infestation
Carleton student Isabel Faria’s summer and fall semesters were occupied primarily by a run-in with bedbugs in her rental home.
Carvers take up the challenge of turning ice into art at Winterlude
The Annual Winterlude Ice Carving Challenge marks a time of friendly competition for the world’s best ice carvers.