De-streaming high schools won’t solve deep-rooted divides in education
De-streaming high schools in Ontario is a step in the right direction, but isn’t the solution.
In a stressful world, discovering the importance of spending time in nature
Spending time in nature “has been shown to positively affect various aspects of cognitive function, memory and attention, impulse inhibition, and children’s school performance, as well as imagination and creativity.”
Growing up meant learning to love my curly hair after years of hating it
Capital Current’s Maya Riachi has curly hair but taking care of it is tricky. Until she learned how, she writes, she struggled with it.
It’s a wrap: Spotify’s year-end snapshot of users’ music tastes is a holiday treat
For Capital Current’s Andrea Pulgarin Villasmil, Spotify Wrapped season gives rise to some entertaining controversies online.
High cost of law school makes a legal career an exclusive pathway for the rich
Capital Current’s Izzie Helenchilde shows the implications for our society of sky-high law school tuition
Three days, no phone: A Gen Z odyssey in passing (and guessing) the time
Capital Current’s Gail Pope describes what it was like to lose her smartphone for a few days and how that got her thinking about her relationship to this technology.
Ticketmaster is letting fans down, one overpriced concert at a time
t’s frustrating, heart breaking, even. We went so long without live music. But now, the average personal can barely afford the luxury.
Home for the holidays, amid enduring childhood triggers for my OCD
Capital Current’s Emma O’Toole has obsessive-compulsive disorder. She explains how it affects her life especially this Christmas.
Journalism is a discipline of verification, but false reports expose serious failings
Examples of clear reporting failures spawned during the crisis in Iran concern Capital Current’s Hermona Kuluberhan.
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.
For this pet-loving human, sharing a home with six furry friends is the cat’s meow
Capital Current reporter Lauren Kerans is a passionate lover of cats. She explains why she loves with six feline friends in this commentary.