Faces of change: Ottawa photographer Katherine Takpannie uses her camera to raise awareness
Capital Current continues its occasional series profiling some of the people who are making a difference in our community: Katherine Takpannie says her journey with photography started when she was 15. “I have an uncle who gifted me a little point-and-shoot camera, and I had started a project called 365,…
Faces of change: Nimao Ali, a ‘friend, sister and mother’ to Ottawa’s Somali community
Nimao Ali has worked to bring justice for Abdirahman Abdi with the Abdi family and local members of the community.
Faces of change: Kai Dean brings LGBTQ-friendly auto services to Ottawa
Kai Dean is a Merrickville-based mechanic offering services geared towards LGBTQ people and allies.
COVID consequences: Ottawa’s Syrian community acutely affected by education, language barriers during pandemic
Syrian refugee community aren’t getting sufficient education or the language practice amid the COVID-19 pandemic, hindering their efforts to acclimatize to life in Ottawa.
Faces of change: Lyra Evans pushes for progressive policies as an Ottawa public school board trustee
Lyra Evans is pushing for change as a trustee for the Ottawa-Carleton Public School Board.
Ottawa’s 2020 Brian Kilrea Award winner is so much more than a football coach
The story of Jean-Sorphia Guillaume goes beyond the football field and into the community where he has helped many succeed in football, but more importantly in life.
Faces of change: Rev. Anthony Bailey hard at work for social justice
Parkdale United Church Reverend Anthony Bailey has been awarded the Order of Ottawa for his exceptional contributions to the Ottawa community.
Faces of change: John Medicine Horse Kelly brings communities together through music
Capital Current continues its occasional series profiling some of the people who are making a difference in our community: John Medicine Horse Kelly has spent the better part of the past three decades working to preserve and revitalize Indigenous culture through music. Nowadays, he works to create bridges between Indigenous…
Etches says she sees ‘the light at the end of the tunnel’ as COVID cases in Ottawa drop
Ottawa’s COVID-19 case count is declining but that’s no reason to let up on protocols, Dr. Vera Etches says.
Faces of change: Renée Michaud works to connect people during the pandemic
Local artist and entrepreneur Renée Michaud has adapted her community-based art events to keep people connected during the pandemic.