Federal affordable internet program welcomed but some worry about those left out
The federal government is set to announce a new affordable high-speed internet for low-income families and seniors, but some students feel left out due to narrow restrictions.
Unmasked: Ontario retailers, shoppers warily adjust after indoor mandate ends
Ottawa shoppers adapt to new public health measure as the province lifted indoor mask mandates on March 21.
Ottawa app making food delivery more affordable for restaurants
The Ottawa app Getit Local is making food delivery more affordable for restaurants.
Winnipeg scraps adult-business licences as sex workers, anti-trafficking advocates unite — for different reasons
Sex workers and anti-human trafficking advocates urge Winnipeg city council to end licensing of sex work.
As pandemic took hold, some Ottawa craft artists turned hobbies into income
Ottawa locals have turned their craft hobbies into e-commerce businesses as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The dark side of Instagram: Fake accounts and hacking in the pandemic era
Experts are warning social media users to be hyper-vigilant as hackers continue to disrupt the space.
Staying afloat: The trials and tribulations of opening a family business during the pandemic
Capital Current’s Leah Matthews describes what it was like when her family opened a business on the eve of the pandemic.
Canada should deter speculation by foreign-owned giants, reap grassroots growth through cannabis review
Three years after its legalization, Canada’s cannabis industry is being reviewed. The government should use this opportunity to encourage local growth.
Advocacy groups propose WiFi ‘mesh network’ pilot project to bridge digital divide, promote internet equity
Reports from local advocacy organizations say new community-based measures are needed to narrow the digital divide in Ottawa during the COVID-19 pandemic.