Officials hopeful they can keep Ottawa homeless shelters safe from COVID-19
While Ottawa’s homeless community has seen few cases of COVID-19, the virus has disrupted routines and services necessary for continued physical and mental health.
Ottawa curling clubs hope to salvage a season as COVID-19 rages
The COVID-19 pandemic has left the upcoming curling season on thin ice as clubs report that many members won’t be returning in the fall.
Get ready for a smaller Thanksgiving as COVID-19 cases rise
Thanksgiving won’t look the same this year thanks to COVID-19 and added restrictions on gatherings.
Here’s what you need to know for this year’s flu season
With a rising number of COVID-19 cases in Ottawa, this year’s flu season brings a lot of uncertainty. Here’s what you need to know about flu vaccines.
Ottawa drive-in concert example of how COVID-19 is reshaping cultural gatherings
A closer look at Ottawa’s changing entertainment scene following new COVID-19 restrictions.
COVID consequences: How pandemic fears — and coronavirus cases — have hit Carleton’s residences
Students living in Carleton University residence this school year manage their expectations as a second COVID-19 case is reported on campus.
Virtual therapy dogs offer ‘pawsitive’ support during pandemic isolation
Therapy dogs are a valuable mental health support, but the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way this “pawsitive” support is offered. Carleton University and other local institutions are adapting their programs to suit this new virtual format.
Perfect weather driving massive crowds to apple orchards, forcing managers to tighten COVID rules
Apple picking season has successfully kicked off, but massive crowds and lack of masks pose problems.
In climbing, a push to change derogatory route names is underway
For the voice of each man pretending offensive climbing route names are not a problem, there are plenty of others that buoy the need for a widespread effort to change the names of climbing routes across North America. After a broader reckoning with how we name monuments to problematic historical figures, change is coming to both online and physical guidebooks thanks in part to women organizing and pushing for change.