Despite the rhetoric, Canada lags behind other countries in joining the digital world
As the collaboration between Big Tech and government in the U.S., moves ahead, Canada waits for it to begin.
First Person: Getting a dose of COVID-19 vaccine
“Right arm or left arm?” asked Sara Noyes, 26, a nurse at Ottawa City Hall who administered my first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on June 2. “Left arm,” I replied. I’m right handed so I’d rather my left side be sore the next day. I sat down next to her, and we chatted briefly about my comfort level with…
More than a few surprises on the long and winding road to my Zoom graduation
With online graduation approaching, Sarah-Marie Smith reflects on her time at Carleton’s J-school.
Pandemic hit the buzzer on basketball
For Hamza Ali, the pandemic lockdown has robbed him of the pleasure of playing his favourite sport — basketball.
Coffee shop comforts: Savouring the little things in a troubled time
Capital Current’s Sarah MacFarlane reminds us to savour the good times as we brace for the hard work ahead.
OK Created: channelling quarantine creativity into a small business
Unable to find a job this past summer due to COVID-19, Carleton student Olivia Kabelin turned her quarantine hobby into a small art business. Here’s a look into that journey.
Dream trip on hold: How pandemic travel restrictions grounded me and much of the world
Like many others, the COVID-19 pandemic has affected my life in some way. In my case, similarily to millions of people around the world, I was affected by travel restrictions.
How the Harry Styles Cardigan Challenge inspired me to pick up a new hobby during the COVID-19 quarantine
Making a version of a cardigan sported by British entertainer Harry Styles inspired Capital Current’s Kayla Christoffer to make one of her own.
Cooking and COVID: What my tiny, dysfunctional kitchen taught me during the pandemic
For all of its many, many, short fallings, my teeny little kitchen has become my quarantine safe haven, a place for me to destress, be creative, and cultivate love and quality time.
Reporter’s Notebook: Covering controversy in a smaller community
Covering anti-mask protests in my hometown has challenged my reporting skills.
Here are six simple ways to have a green pandemic
It ain’t easy being green during a pandemic. But here are some ways you can.
Saying goodbye to the Bytowne underlines importance of supporting small cinemas
Following announcement of its closure, the Bytowne Cinema is proof why we shouldn’t take our city’s slowly-disappearing gems for granted.