War Museum exhibit tells personal stories to reveal much about the history of the Second World War
Months after being postponed by the arrival of COVID-19, the Canadian War Museum is marking the 75th anniversary of the Second World War with an exhibit that showcases the experiences of dozens of Canadians during 1939-45 conflict. Forever Changed: Stories from the Second World War was curated by Tim Cook,…
Tracking COVID-19: Dec. 3
Public Health Agency of Canada officials said they would be conducting a dry run distribution of a vaccine on Monday in anticipation of the arrival of approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine “soon.” The federal team said a soft launch of distribution sites is expected Dec. 15. The man leading the…
Blood donors needed over the holiday ‘season of giving’ despite pandemic
The holidays are the season for gift-giving but ironically many forget to give the gift of life by donating blood.
Faces of change: Ottawa photographer Katherine Takpannie uses her camera to raise awareness
Capital Current continues its occasional series profiling some of the people who are making a difference in our community: Katherine Takpannie says her journey with photography started when she was 15. “I have an uncle who gifted me a little point-and-shoot camera, and I had started a project called 365,…
Ottawa artists with developmental disabilities take their creativity online
A unique group of Ottawa artists with developmental disabilities has been working to stay creative through virtual activities since leaving their studio March 13 as a result of the pandemic lockdown.
Pandemic putting the brakes on public transit use for some
As winter arrives, public transit numbers may not significantly increase.
Tracking COVID-19: Dec. 1
The prime minister said today that Canada will not agree to lifting a ban on non-essential travel with the United States until the coronavirus outbreak is significantly under control around the world. The Liberal government is preparing legislation to begin implementing the fall economic statement. As such the measures could trigger…
COVID consequences: Ottawa’s Syrian community acutely affected by education, language barriers during pandemic
Syrian refugee community aren’t getting sufficient education or the language practice amid the COVID-19 pandemic, hindering their efforts to acclimatize to life in Ottawa.
City’s decision to raise bus, LRT fares ‘penalizing people who need transit,’ say opponents
Transit commission hears vocal opposition to OC Transpo fare increase from community members and commissioners.
Ontario moves to make daylight savings the only time — eventually
A brief look at Ontario’s new Bill 214, passed Nov. 25, seeking to permanently make daylight saving time the standard for the province.