Harm reduction shouldn’t be considered ‘controversial’ during an opioid overdose crisis
Harm reduction not only benefits the person using, but also the community. So why is it still controversial.
My family’s experience with life-saving heroism shows it’s time for Ontario to embrace opt-out organ donations
Capital Current’s Abigael Lynch’s experience watching her aunt survive liver cancer because of an organ transplant has convinced her that Ontario’s current system of organ donation needs to change.
Pet power: My pandemic puppy kept me afloat during a time of loss
I grieved the support network COVID-19 had ripped apart, the company of those I loved most, and the comfort of familiar faces and routines. My pandemic puppy became my lifebuoy.
Soft news is big news: So-called ‘feminine’ subjects have major cultural and economic impacts — whether you care or not
Soft news is just as important for society as hard reporting and it’s time it earned the same respect.
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.
Keeping in check: Chess helps me get through the pandemic
The game of chess has given Capital Current’s Jonathan Rudnicki a sense of progress in a time when many people felt stagnant. He writes the game also gave him something to focus on and learn from.
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.
Lessons from the slippery slope of excessive sweat
Capital Current reporter Jillian Piper shares lessons learned from living with hyperhidrosis, a condition characterized by excessive perspiration.
Combat sports teach women much more than how to fight
Combat sports teach women how to defend themselves, build confidence and self-efficacy, relieve stress, and much more.
COVID has reminded me that ringette — so much more than a hockey lookalike — is my passion and my family
Christianna Alexiou has been playing ringette for 14 years and shares what this Canadian sport means to her.
Online classes are a headache for some, but COVID-imposed virtual learning has benefited many students
As the Omicron variant spreads, it is unclear if classes will go back online. Will students return to campus or have to endure another semester of virtual learning?
Embracing the ancient art of tatreez and deepening my Palestinian identity
Capital Current writer Yasmeen Amer explains how an age-old embroidering tradition has become a symbol of my heritage and Palestinian resilience.