‘Panda-monium’: Police release images of persons of interest in the destructive post-game party in Sandy Hill
Ottawa police are looking for those responsible for criminal activity during the destructive post-Panda game celebration.
Ottawa artists express relief as in-person art show returns amid pandemic
Artists showcase their work in person for the first time since before COVID-19. This follows online selling and coping with concerns during the pandemic.
Complaints about fireworks skyrocket during pandemic, spark city review of rule-breaking in celebratory displays
Ottawa saw a sharp increase in complaints about the discharge of consumer bought fireworks beyond Canada Day and Victoria Day. One expert says the occurrence can be explained by COVID 19, another says public education needs to be addressed.
Recovery Day in Ottawa underlines the need to end stigma around mental health issues, substance use
Mayor Jim Watson officially declared Sept. 17 as “Recovery Day” in Ottawa. Recovery Day Ottawa also unveiled plans for next year’s new WOW Festival.
National Day for Truth and Reconciliation offers hope for healing, speaker says
As part of Canada’s First National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, Carleton University welcomed Tim O’Loan, member of the Dene Nation.
Huge gap in services for transgender newcomers, community workers in Ottawa say
Staff at local organizations say existing services in Ottawa often fail to centre trans newcomers’ intersecting identities.
Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre on trial over ‘horrendous’ conditions
The conditions at the Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre are put on trial by Deepan Budlakoti, who claims the jail has violated prisoners’ human rights.
Indigenous arts group urges solemn remembrance of lives lost on first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
An Indigenous arts group is urging Canadians to observe the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation as a day of remembrance, like Nov. 11, for the hundreds of lives lost in residential schools. As Canada marks the first national day Thursday, the Indigenous Arts Collective of Canada is hosting…
Democracy on display in controversial pandemic election that changed little in Canada, Ottawa
Capital Current captures the images of the federal election in Ottawa.