Healing the healers: Ottawa agencies helping first responders cope with mental health concerns
The stress faced by first responders can lead to mental health concerns. Meet the groups who are trying to help.
Ottawa Public Health calling for stricter regulations on cannabis edibles to protect children
Ottawa’s Medical Officer of Health has concerns that Health Canada’s proposed edible cannabis regulations aren’t enough to protect children.
No more free pollution: It’s carbon tax time in Ontario
Untangling the carbon tax.
Ottawa’s top food safety violations: What’s behind the numbers
A Capital Current analysis of food safety data revealed food contamination, food temperatures and poorly equipped premises are the most common violations in the city.
Poor conditions may be more than a bump in the road as pothole complaints soar in Ottawa
Reports about Ottawa’s road surface conditions have soared.
Ottawa victims of Ethiopian Airlines crash remembered for their “presence” and “selflessness”
Four people with ties to Ottawa died in the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines plane.
The forgotten faces of death: Ottawa funeral industry workers seek solace in peer support group
People who work in the funeral industry in Ottawa have formed a peer support group to cope with the stress of the job.
Ottawa lags in reducing single-use plastic, councillor says
Capital Ward Counc. Shawn Menard says city hall needs to do more about single-use plastics.
Ottawa transit users concerned about reliability of OC Transpo’s new travel app
A new app has been launched by OC Transpo to indicate travel routes with the new LRT line, but it is being met with skepticism by transit users.
Indigenous leaders are developing strategies to protect traditional knowledge in the digital age
Indigenous leaders are developing strategies to prevent the appropriation of traditional knowledge and culture.