Dream trip on hold: How pandemic travel restrictions grounded me and much of the world
Like many others, the COVID-19 pandemic has affected my life in some way. In my case, similarily to millions of people around the world, I was affected by travel restrictions.
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.
How the Harry Styles Cardigan Challenge inspired me to pick up a new hobby during the COVID-19 quarantine
Making a version of a cardigan sported by British entertainer Harry Styles inspired Capital Current’s Kayla Christoffer to make one of her own.
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.
Cooking and COVID: What my tiny, dysfunctional kitchen taught me during the pandemic
For all of its many, many, short fallings, my teeny little kitchen has become my quarantine safe haven, a place for me to destress, be creative, and cultivate love and quality time.
Love in the age of COVID: How the pandemic has revolutionized online dating
It was a dull, grey afternoon in April when Jordyn McDonald, 20, finally took the plunge and joined Tinder. She wasn’t even really looking for a date. After eight long weeks in lockdown in her Northern Ontario home of 8,500 people, she just felt unbearably lonely. “The isolation in my…
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.
Little Italy has hopes of emerging from the food desert
Little Italy has hopes of emerging from the food desert with a new development on Rochester Street
Ottawa organizations turn food waste into meals for those in need
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to consume 2020, local organizations are trying to manage what appears to be an increasing amount of food waste.