LGBTQ2S project wants to bring students and seniors in Ottawa under the same roof
By connecting mature students with senior citizens, a homesharing pilot project will connect students seeking affordable rooms to rent with seniors living alone.
As a review begins, city’s decade-old parking strategy needs an update, say critics
Ottawa’s parking management strategy hasn’t been updated since 2009: critics say it’s about time.
Ottawa working towards guidelines to keep birds from colliding with glass buildings
A small collection of curious people gather before a vast display of meticulously placed bird corpses at Ottawa’s City Hall on March 20. These birds represent only a fraction of the hundreds of thousands that accidentally kill themselves each year.
On the same page: Ottawa school board seeks the path to reconciliation with Indigenous students
Students and experts say that including more Indigenous literature in classrooms is crucial for reconciliation in schools.
Life after death: How tragedies increase blood donations
Blood donations tend to spike after a community tragedy such as the OC Transpo bus crash.
Share it, don’t throw it: food recovery and its challenges
Food waste is becoming a pressing issue for many and organizations and businesses are trying to solve the problem.
Cold weather can present unique challenges for electric vehicle drivers
Cold weather can affect the performance of electric vehicles.
Ottawa’s top food safety violations: What’s behind the numbers
A Capital Current analysis of food safety data revealed food contamination, food temperatures and poorly equipped premises are the most common violations in the city.
Pumped up: Ottawa drivers offer mixed reactions to Day One of federal carbon tax
We test the reactions of drivers to the new carbon levy.
Poor conditions may be more than a bump in the road as pothole complaints soar in Ottawa
Reports about Ottawa’s road surface conditions have soared.
Accommodating autism: Can ‘inclusive education’ withstand government cuts to autism programs?
Autism groups remain concerned about changes to autism program funding.
Build new or renovate old: Ottawa housing advocates debate how to spend extra $15M from city
Affordable housing advocates discuss a pleasant problem: What to do with some extra funding for housing in Ottawa.