Ottawa’s ‘Gutsy Walk’ back in person and raises more than $100K and counting
This year’s Canada-wide goal for the gutsy walk is to raise $2.9 million, and so far, they have raised over $2.2 million.
Cancer and alcohol: Advocates push the need for warning labels to help consumers choose safely
The debate is now on about the efficacy of warning labels about health risks on alcohol products.
After virtual events, Vanier Sugar Festival looks ahead to in-person celebration — and rebuilt shack — next year
As April brought warmer (and muddier) days to Ottawa, it also brought an age-old Canadian tradition that one urban sugar shack has been continuing in the capital for 37 years now: the production of maple syrup.
Tracking COVID-19: May 30
Capital Current tracks the progress of the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada.
The burnout graduating post-secondary students are feeling has a name: Senioritis
The pressures put on graduating post-secondary students is so prevalent that it now has a syndrome called senioritis.
Novel brain imaging study could help revolutionize diagnosis of brain disorders and mental illnesses
Researchers at The Royal’s Institute of Mental Health Research have identified a brain-based biomarker for neurogenerative disorders such as Parkinson’s disease.
Experts see pandemic, social media as factors in rising rate of eating disorders in Canada
Eating disorders in Canada have been increasing since the pandemic began. On-going lockdowns contributed to their steady rise as did social media, experts believe.
Experts expect divorce spike as courts come back online and pandemic restrictions ease
The pandemic changed the way some view relationships and life priorities. Experts say we’ll continue to see the effects of this value shift.
Pollen problem: Climate change is partly to blame for rise in seasonal allergies
The spring allergy season is expected to get longer and more intense and climate change is largely to blame, according to experts.
Tracking COVID-19: March 25
Capital Current tracks the progress of the pandemic in Canada.
This pandemic is f***ing stressful: How swearing can help us cope
Research shows swearing may help us deal with stress and pain. In a pandemic, more people may have benefited from the occasional expletive.
The 25th Hour: Half The Legs, Double The Love
A rescue dog returns the favour for an overwhelmed health care worker.