Ontario dental offices reopen, but ‘it’s not like flipping the switch’
An Ottawa dental clinic is ready for regular procedures during COVID-19, but an Albertan hygienist says returning to normal work isn’t simple.
Altered state: Places of worship cope with reopening during COVID-19
VAUGHAN, Ont. — As Ontario allows places of worship to reopen at 30-per-cent capacity across the province Friday, religious communities in the Greater Toronto Area are coping with the challenging and changing realities posed by COVID-19. Premier Doug Ford has outlined plans to permit social gatherings of up to 10…
Testing times: Inside Ottawa’s main COVID-19 centre
That wasn’t so bad now was it? Capital Current editor Warren Reid wanted to make sure he didn’t bring COVID-19 home so he got tested.
Ottawa community centre keeps seniors connected despite pandemic
COVID-19 is preventing seniors from meeting each other in-person, but Ottawa West Community Support has found different ways to make sure their clients stay social.
COVID-19, homelessness create a vicious cycle of suffering
Daniel Bhend woke up from a short nap as a Kitchener bus arrived at its final destination. The driver told everyone to get out, but Bhend — a homeless man — asked to remain on board. “I’m freezing and I have nowhere else to go,” Bhend recalled telling the driver….
Erasing stigma key to helping black Canadians who face mental illness, experts say
Black Canadians facing a mental health condition are often battling stigma within their own community.
Getting out of the house: How to get some air and keep a safe social distance
The National Capital Commission will continue closing part of Queen Elizabeth Driveway until May 10th. The goal is to allow people who live in dense urban neighbourhoods to get outside and stay a safe distance from each other. Will the City of Ottawa follow suit?
When duty calls: Canadian doctor on the job in Mississippi
Shreena Dhawan is a Canadian doctor working in Jackson, Mississippi. When other Canadians started making their way back to Canada at the beginning of the COVID crisis, she decided to stay put.
Elite athletes at uOttawa: Staying fit while staying at home
The outbreak of COVID-19 has broken a steady routine for athletes and athletic trainers. How do you keep your edge if you’re cooped up at home?