This COVID year: Job market recovers while stock markets soar
Markets are soaring while the job market is almost back to pre-pandemic levels
‘Here we go again’: Students saddened, angered by recent outbreaks in university residences
Now over a year into the pandemic, there are still outbreaks reported on university residences, and some students have accepted this reality.
Vancouver care package initiative aims to bring joy to every season
A new initiative called Season’s Greetings provides gift boxes to people living in poverty in Metro Vancouver.
Song becomes an anthem for the fight against homelessness in Kingston
Lauren Carson and the Dirty Blonde held a virtual concert to raise money for the cause of homelessness in Kingston.
Ontario’s frontline health-care workers seek support amid epidemic of anxiety, burnout
Frontline health-care workers in Ontario say they feel abandoned by government as they struggle with increased stress and workloads during the pandemic
These tired eyes: Pandemic seems to be sparking an epidemic of weakened vision
The pandemic is forcing people indoors and onto computer screens which in turn is leading to vision problems associated with ‘computer vision syndrome.’
In the virtual spotlight: Dance crews adapt to Carleton’s COVID-era showcase
The Carleton University Dance Club weather the challenges of the pandemic’s online format as they prepare for their upcoming virtual showcase.
Ottawa vigil for Atlanta shooting victims raises cry against anti-Asian racism
Individuals of all ages gathered despite the wet weather in the Elgin Street park on Sunday, March 28 to pay tribute to the eight victims — six of them Asian women — in the Atlanta shootings of March 16.
Bargain hunting group stretches dollars for charity even during the pandemic
As charities and non-profits in Ottawa continue grappling with an increased need for their services during the pandemic, Boom! Savings! — described by its founder as a “charitable shopping group” – has carried on with its mission to shop for discount items to help meet those needs.
Viral video of Queen’s student defying COVID-19 public health travel restrictions sparks online controversy
Queen’s University student posts viral anti-COVID-19 travel restrictions video on Instagram sparking outrage and support.