Ottawa Jazz Festival recovering but more international travellers would help
Ottawa Jazz Festival is slowly recovering from the pandemic, but a lack of international tourists is stifling growth.
Decriminalization, more funding key to saving lives, say drug reform advocates
Decriminalization is a good first step, but advocates and experts say bigger leaps must be taken to address the overdose crisis.
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?
Two drinks a week? Not realistic for many but some welcome a rethink about booze
New alcohol consumption recommendations warn Canadians of higher health risks after only two drinks a week.
Primary care crisis sparks urgent push for solutions locally, nationally
Two reports are underling the urgency of the primary health-care crisis in Canada and locally in the Ottawa area.
In the mix: Dry January and new guidelines stirring debate about alcohol alternatives
With Dry January coming to an end and new alcohol recommendations, some people are reaching for zero-proof drinks.
Ecology Ottawa praises plan to buy 350 electric buses, but urges more action
At an emergency meeting last Friday, Ottawa’s Transit Commission voted in favour of the electrification of 350 diesel buses by 2026. While this number is lower than initially expected, Ecology Ottawa says the 350 buses will be a significant step toward cutting greenhouse gas emissions from Ottawa public transportation.
Make pleasure part of healing, sexologist advises assault victims in campus talk
Assault survivors needs to find a way through their trauma and one tool they can use is pleasure, says a sexologist.
‘You’re improving the quality of life of somebody’: Diversifying blood and stem cell donations saves lives, experts say
With blood diseases like sickle cell anemia disproportionately affecting people of colour, diversifying the blood and stem cell donors can make a difference
Ottawa’s low-income neighbourhoods more likely to suffer from air pollution: report
A recent report reveals Ottawa’s low income areas suffer from some of the poorest air quality in the city.
Home for the holidays, amid enduring childhood triggers for my OCD
Capital Current’s Emma O’Toole has obsessive-compulsive disorder. She explains how it affects her life especially this Christmas.