Police prepare for Canada Day convoy protests with traffic control zone for Parliament Hill
Ottawa Police announce traffic control zone around Parliament Hill.
Lisa MacLeod steps aside from duties to deal with health concerns as Doug Ford picks a new cabinet
Lisa MacLeod steps aside to deal with health concerns as Doug Ford’s new cabinet is sworn in.
National Gallery director taking the same role at Philadelphia Museum of Art
Director and CEO Sasha Suda is leaving the National Gallery of Canada to take the same role at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Ontario votes: Ford wins strong second majority government; NDP’s Horwath and Liberal Del Duca stepping down as leaders
Ontarians are voting to decide who will form the next government in Canada’s biggest province.Polls indicate that Doug Ford and the PCs are headed to another win.
Pandemic passion: Freedom Boat Club sees spike in memberships as Ottawans look local this summer
A boat club company is seeing increased interest and new members because of COVID-19 restrictions on travel for its two operations in Ottawa.
Council delays decision on size limits for secondary dwellings
City council has delayed a decision of limiting the size of secondary rental units to take into account concerns expressed by small landlords.
Chasing the Cup: Despite the Canadiens’ loss, the journey was a beautiful ride
Despite losing to the Tampa Bay Lightning, the Montreal Canadiens magical run was a happy moment in a difficult year.
‘Writing behind bars’: Cihan Erdal says the letters he wrote and received while in a Turkish prison were a lifeline
Carleton PhD student Cihan Erdal talks to Capital Current about his time in a Turkish jail and his hope for the future.
Planning committee approves zoning change to allow eight-storey Lowertown supportive housing building for Indigenous people and women in need
The city’s planning committee has approved a zoning change to allow the construction of an eight storey building at 216 Murray St. to offer housing to Indigenous people and women in Lowertown.
Going for Bananas: Orleans rallying behind Black-owned business after city rejects bid to operate on Petrie Island
The Orleans community is rallying behind Bananas Beach Grill & Rum Shack at Petrie Island after the owners announced they would close this summer because the city of Ottawa rejected their re-application to operate. A petition has gathered more than 3,000 signatures all in support of the small Black-owned business. Trevor and Jewel Mason, co-owners of Bananas in Orleans, found…
Cornerstone Housing for Women finds temporary relief after eviction from uOttawa
Cornerstone House for Women gets a temporary solution to their lack of a permanent space e for the people they serve.