Recovery Day in Ottawa underlines the need to end stigma around mental health issues, substance use
Mayor Jim Watson officially declared Sept. 17 as “Recovery Day” in Ottawa. Recovery Day Ottawa also unveiled plans for next year’s new WOW Festival.
Living legacy: One Ottawa family takes Terry Fox’s message of hope to heart
Tom Lingard and his family take part in the Terry Fox Run every year, but this year was different.
Terry Fox organizers promote ‘Your day your way’ virtual run
For the second year Terry Fox run will be virtual
Explainer: Brain-machine interfacing could change the way we interact with the world and with ourselves
Capital Current explains what brain-machine interfacing is and how it could change the way we interact with the world
Explainer: Vaccine passports spark debate about a two-tier society
As warnings of a potential fourth wave crop up across Canada, some provinces are opting for vaccine passports to curb the spread of COVID-19.
Organizations fear Ontario’s investment to reduce surgical wait times will endanger patients because of nursing shortage
Ontario nurses are concerned that the province’s plan to accelerate surgeries and testing procedures to clear a pandemic backlog will out patients at risk because of a shortage of nurses.
First-time Olympian, Lauren Gale, proud to call Ottawa her “track home”
Lauren Gale describes herself as a “realistic dreamer”. The New Brunswick native is competing in her first Olympics, running the 4×400-metre relay on Aug. 5 at the Tokyo Olympics. Although the Olympics has always been a dream for the 21 year old, who runs for Colorado State University, she says it was…
Growing concern: Second community garden opens on NCC land in bid to battle food insecurity in Hintonburg-Mechanicsville area
Goldenrod Community Garden is the second of two community gardens that are part of an NCC pilot project. It opened this week featuring 80 above-ground plots, a shed, compost bins, fences and water storage.
‘We need to learn to live with fire,’ say experts, as Ontario faces its busiest forest fire season yet
Wildfire smoke from northwest Ontario moved into the rest of the province this past week, experts say we must learn to live with wildfire and make adjustments to our existing infrastructure to mitigate the impact on communities.