Pro-Palestine protest targets Canadian government, alleged weapons suppliers
Protestors criticize Canada’s role in bringing a ceasefire to the ongoing war in Gaza and the arms being sold to the Israeli Defence Force.
Protesters rally for trans youth as Alberta Premier Danielle Smith visits Ottawa
Hundreds packed Parliament Hill on Monday to protest the arrival of Alberta Premier Danielle Smith in town, after she announced proposed restrictions on transgender youth. Smith was in Ottawa to mark the opening of a provincial office in the city that will be used to make Alberta’s case to the federal government and to participate in at an event near…
Frustration over affordability has young Canadians leaning towards federal Conservatives
Young Canadian voters are considering electing Conservatives as they struggle with affordability issues such as inflation and housing costs.
Rise in anti-Asian hate feared from ‘election-meddling’ controversy
The concerns raised by allegations of Chinese officials meddling in Canadian elections, is raising concern in the Chinese-Canadian community about rising incidents of racism directed at them.
Echoing convoy, 50 anti-vaxxers return to Parliament Hill to decry jab
About 50 protesters proclaimed their distrust of vaccines in an April Fool’s Day protest in downtown Ottawa.
Canadians concerned about Chinese influence on 2021 election, survey shows
A new study from the Angus Reid Institute has found Canadians believe China may have interfered in the most recent federal election.
Coin tribute to late Queen highlights commemoration controversies
The mint recently released the black-banded toonie to commemorate the late monarch, but will Canada continue putting faces of the British royal family on Canadian currency?
We need to wake up to China’s interference in Canadian democracy
Canadians, including Ottawans, need to be concerned about the Chinese government’s influence campaign; something that may threaten our liberal democracy, writes Capital Current’s Dennis Kovtun.
Ottawans supporting Ukraine during a long, cold winter of war
Russia’s strategy of targeting electricity and power sources in Ukraine will make for a long, difficult winter. And Ottawa’s are trying to help.
End of government supports will likely push up poverty rates, experts warn
A new Statistics Canada report suggests poverty will likely increase past the 2019 levels as even lower-middle class people struggle with inflation.
Inflation drops with rising interest rates, but high prices still prove challenging for many
Inflation continues to affect people and businesses while also examining what inflation is, what caused it, and what solutions are available to lower it back to normal levels.
Ottawa residents share personal stories of ‘Freedom Convoy’ at People’s Commission hearings
The effects of the “Freedom Convoy” are still deeply felt by those who lived through it.