High phone rates in prisons leaves incarcerated people disconnected
Phone calls are the only way for prisoners to contact the outside world but many factors, such as high costs and limited accessibility, have made it more difficult to make a call. For some prisoners the inability to connect with loved ones has had negative effects on their mental health and safe reintroduction into society.
Joyful crowd returns to Canadian Tire Centre for Sens’ home opener against Leafs — and Brady brings bonus
Hockey fans returned to the Canadian Tire Centre on Thursday evening for the first time since COVID-19 lockdowns shuttered the building, as the Ottawa Senators played their home opener versus the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Gun lobby’s election ‘truth tour’ brought anti-Trudeau campaign to Nepean
When gun control became a central topic of conversation in the dying days of the 2021 election, the Canadian Coalition of Firearm Rights (CCFR) sent its best defender — a suburban grandma wielding a wagon full of pamphlets — across the province to plead its case.
Monitoring monarchs: New technique may contribute to conserving key breeding grounds in southern Ontario
Megan Reich travelled nearly 20,000 km collecting milkweed samples across the U.S. and Canada. Now Megan and her research team could contribute to saving the longest insect migration in North America.
Experts call for more resources after Mental Health Act service calls jump during COVID-19
The number of service calls under Ontario’s Mental Health Act has jumped during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In focus: The first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
Photo story from the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation taken by the Carleton School of Journalism’s fourth-year photojournalism students.
Transportation committee OKs low-speed vehicles on Ottawa streets
The City of Ottawa seeks to allow testing of low-speed vehicles as a way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in neighbourhoods.
Sexual violence crisis at Western University raises concerns over campus culture across Canada
Following the news, concern over campus safety has soared. “It could have just as easily been my campus,” says student.
Capital Pride is underway with virtual and in-person events highlighting #WeStillDemand
Capital Pride 2021, running from Aug. 22 to 29, celebrates Ottawa’s LGBTQ2 community with virtual and in-person events.
Explainer: Breakthrough infections often mild for fully vaccinated individuals, expert says
Capital Current explains why breakthrough infections (COVID-19 infections occur in fully vaccinated individuals) and what the consequences are.