The 25th Hour: Cheering on the next generation
The Carleton Ravens played host to the 2021 U Sports Men’s Soccer National Championship. Talar Stockton takes us through the team’s pursuit of its first national championship.
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.
Explainer: Breakthrough infections often mild for fully vaccinated individuals, expert says
Capital Current explains why breakthrough infections (COVID-19 infections occur in fully vaccinated individuals) and what the consequences are.
Explainer: Vaccine passports spark debate about a two-tier society
As warnings of a potential fourth wave crop up across Canada, some provinces are opting for vaccine passports to curb the spread of COVID-19.
Organizations fear Ontario’s investment to reduce surgical wait times will endanger patients because of nursing shortage
Ontario nurses are concerned that the province’s plan to accelerate surgeries and testing procedures to clear a pandemic backlog will out patients at risk because of a shortage of nurses.
Baked in: Extreme heat waves pose life-threatening risks for homeless, experts say
As the climate warms, longer, hotter heat waves are becoming the norm even in Canada. For the homeless this poses serious risk, experts say
Frustration brewing as border confusion continues for people in Niagara region
Even though Canada will allow fully vaccinated Americans to visit starting Aug. 9, there is still frustration and confusion about who can cross.
Climate crisis costs: Ontario cities projected to spend at least $276 million against flooding in next five years
According to the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities’ Initiative, Ontario communities are set to spend at least $276 million to combat damage from flooding. Learn more here.
Report by McMaster University researchers uncovers why rare blood clots occur after some vaccine jabs
A team of researchers at McMaster University in Hamilton, Not., have uncovered why dangerous but very rare instances of blood clotting called VITT happens after individuals receive an injection of AstraZeneca vaccine.
Mary Simon named Canada’s first Indigenous governor general
Mary Simon has been named Governor General becoming the first Indigenous person to hold the post.
Canada Day 2021: A time to reflect
This year, attitudes toward Canada Day were affected by recent revelations of the unmarked graves of Indigenous children on land near former residential schools and by the shocking attack that killed four members of a Muslim family in London, ON. Across the country on July 1, there were celebrations of Canada Day and rallies calling for the cancellation of the…
The fight against Delta: Next few weeks critical in Waterloo region’s battle with COVID variant
The next couple of weeks are critical for Waterloo region as the Delta variant causes increased infection rates, as the rest of the province reopens.