Still waiting in the wings: Why women and people of colour remain sidelined in Canadian film and TV
While change is starting to happen, too many BIPOC women are still waiting for their turn at leadership roles within the film and television industry in Canada and worldwide.
Coping with COVID: Journaling could be useful self-help tool this winter, experts say
Journaling, a common therapy tool could prove useful to new demographics during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Pandemic intensifies silent sorrow of Canada’s asylum seekers
Depression, anxiety, the pandemic is intensifying the mental stress already faced by refugees who have landed in Canada.
Ottawa seniors seek companionship as pandemic forces community centre to adjust services
Seniors in Ottawa, and the organizations that serve them, are adjusting their routines to fight through isolation caused by the pandemic.
Mental health and ‘self-care’ likely to top New Year’s resolutions: expert
For most of 2020, people’s lives have been shaped by the pandemic. As the year comes to an end, these experiences can impact the types of New Year’s resolutions many set.
Night at the museum: How Canada’s history hubs are struggling through the dark days of COVID-19
Museums across Canada are wrestling with the impact of COVID-19 and trying to plan for an uncertain future.
Giving birth during the pandemic a ‘lonely’ experience, mothers say
Physical distancing restrictions and strict hospital policies have made giving birth during the pandemic an isolating experience, some mothers say.
Meditation on the rise as pandemic stress intensifies
Meditation is an effective tool to mitigate pandemic stress and virtual Ottawa meditation classes are increasingly gaining popularity.
Graduating Ontario high school students struggle to secure volunteer placements during COVID-19
COVID-19 is limiting opportunities for graduating high school students who are trying to secure volunteer placements in the local community.
COVID-19 has been punishing for health workers, but the stress was there long before the pandemic
Healthcare workers say stress was already a big issue before the pandemic, but COVID-19 working conditions have made it worse
Ottawa artist, musician keeps creating even as COVID-19 threatens his safety
Chris Binkowski recently celebrated his 40th birthday, something few people with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy achieve. He is also an artist and musician dealing with COVID-19 from an assited living facility.
Mental health a “big concern” as COVID overshadows holiday celebrations
COVID has taken a toll on Canadian’s mental health, and experts are worried things may get worse with the holiday season coming up.