Switching an inhaler can help fight global warming
Some inhalers prescribed for those with asthma or COPD actually have a great impact on climate change than Carbon Dioxide. Some doctors now are using greener alternatives.
More access to mental health services vital to meet increased demand during pandemic, say advocates
This year’s World Mental Health Day highlighted inequities that exist in the health-care system about accessing services for mental health. Here is what advocates in Ottawa have to say.
Violence in Bangladesh casts cloud over Bengali Hindu community’s Durga Puja festival celebration in Ottawa
Though celebrated in a small scale in Ottawa, Durga Puja, an autumn festival, provides Bengalis a taste of home.
Girls rule … word: The 2021 Ottawa Book Awards went to female authors in all categories
Female authors dominate the 2021 Ottawa Book Awards. Six women took the prizes in the French and English fiction and non-fiction categories, along with two poetry awards. Conyer Clayton, an Ottawa-based artist and gymnastics coach, won the best author for fiction for her poetry collection We Shed Our Skin Like Dynamite was published by Guernica Editions. “It made me very…
Problem-plagued OC Transpo is teaching me to lower my expectations of public transit
Capital Current’s Tamanna Khan bemoans the breakdowns and delays of Ottawa’s troubled transit system.
Democracy on display in controversial pandemic election that changed little in Canada, Ottawa
Capital Current captures the images of the federal election in Ottawa.
First time Ottawa South NDP candidate fights for an equitable Canada
First time Ottawa South NDP candidate wants to fight for an equitable Canada, tackle systemic-racism and build an affordable future.
Carleton researchers offer a vision for the future of outdoor dining in Ottawa beyond the pandemic
Researchers at Azrieli School of Architecture and Urbanism came up with outdoor dining solutions for Ottawa restaurants.
Election 2021: A century after founding, Canada’s Communists push reform not revolution
The Communist Party of Canada has been around for a 100 years. Despite its progressive policies, the party has never gained a strong foothold in Canadian politics. Experts and party leaders explain why and what the party is hoping for the upcoming election.