Bored into beautiful: The pandemic has inspired people to embrace their creative side
Crystal D’Souza was scrolling through Tik Tok to pass the time under COVID-19 restrictions when she was struck with inspiration while watching tutorials on how to frame pressed flowers. She thought it was a cool idea. “I made the first one for my friend Katherine’s birthday and then other friends…
Shopify shuts trend-setting workspace and Ottawa’s downtown real estate market is rattled to core
Shopify leads the retreat from Ottawa’s office real estate market. How many will follow their lead?
‘Virtual craft market’ highlights how artisans have adapted to COVID times
Through online shopping and the “Buy Local” city campaign, local Ottawa artisans stay on top despite COVID-19 barriers.
Smaller fields, more biodiversity, research by Carleton professor shows
Lenore Fahrig, a biology professor at Carleton University, has found that dividing large fields into smaller ones helps provide habitat for native wildlife.
Part of Bank Street closes to vehicles to boost business, ensure social distancing
A section of Bank Street will join the growing list of Ottawa streets opting to close to motor vehicles to ensure safer social distancing this summer.
A Capital Current Explainer: Benefits for Canadians struggling during the pandemic
The federal government several benefits to assist those who are struggling financial as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Let’s break each benefit down from the Canadian Emergency Response Benefit to the Canadian Emergency Business Account!
Trim time: Ottawa residents finally get their lockdown hair fixed up
Many have already been able to enjoy the satisfaction of a fresh hair cut as salons and barbershops begin to reopen during the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19 puts pressure on small businesses in Ottawa
Small business owners are scrambling to adjust to the new normal of the COVID-19 lockdown.
Ottawa craft brewery adapts to the COVID-19 pandemic
Stray Dog Brewing company is one of few businesses to prosper during the COVID-19 pandemic.
His beer delivery has become a popular service throughout the capital.