Soaring cost of living has food bank use in Ottawa rising to record levels
With rising grocery costs locking more people out of a nutritious diet, rates of food insecurity are soaring across the country.
Fitness tax credit would motivate Canadians to get active, say gym owners
Joining a gym and getting fit should be supported by a tax credit, argues the Fitness Industry Council of Canada.
After season of stumbles, ‘youthful’ Ravens back to No. 1 as playoffs begin
The Carleton men’s basketball team holds a dynasty that no other team in USports or NCAA has ever seen. With almost half of the roster being rookies, will the team still be able to prove their dominance in the sport?
Ottawa researcher probes impact of ketogenic diet on Type 2 diabetics
Ottawa Heart Institute researchers are seeing the impact that very low levels of glucose have on the hormone-producing beta cells over time.
Beyond the bite: My foodie family helped heal my relationship with food
Capital Current’s Rianna Lim describes how her family’s love of food helped her with her mental health.
In Focus: Farmers’ markets enliven Ottawa’s fall with colour, community
The residents of Ottawa vista farmers’ markets to celebrate the bounty of the harvest.
‘Lace Up’ funds diabetes research 100 years after Canadians discovered insulin
Canadians from BC and across to the Atlantic provinces have been working together to raise money for diabetes by getting ready to Lace-Up.
Lifeguards and swim instructors in short supply at Ottawa indoor pools
Ottawa pools are facing reduced swim times due to staffing shortages.
Skate, ski, snowshoe: Ottawa residents turn to outdoor activities to keep fit during second pandemic winter
With COVID causing a clampdown people in Ottawa have turned once again to outdoor activities this winter.
Growing demand in Montreal leading to more plant-based restaurants
Montreal is now a go-to destination for people on a plant-based diet and here’s why.
New lending library makes it possible to enjoy the outdoors without breaking the bank
The new volunteer-based Ottawa Outdoor Gear Library opened five months ago on Boyd Avenue and it is busy gathering equipment to lend to Ottawa residents and help them better appreciate outdoor public spaces.
Mother revitalizes abandoned children’s community garden in Orleans
An Orleans mother of one is reviving a children’s community garden in her community.