As 401,000 newcomers reach Canada in 2021, members of immigrant families reflect on their experiences
Ontario is the most popular destination for immigrants coming to Canada. Four individuals from immigrant families discuss their experiences with belonging to this country.
Bank of Canada Museum acquires 1911 silver dollar deemed country’s greatest rarity
The Bank of Canada Museum is celebrating the acquisition of a rare 1911 silver dollar, known as The Emperor.
Canada should deter speculation by foreign-owned giants, reap grassroots growth through cannabis review
Three years after its legalization, Canada’s cannabis industry is being reviewed. The government should use this opportunity to encourage local growth.
No revisions planned for Canadian coat of arms despite calls for changes to reflect diverse nation
Some support revising Canada’s coat of arms to represent Indigenous peoples. Canadian Heritage says there are no plans to do so.
Graduating as an international student in Canada: struggle and heartbreak amid unfair obstacles
International students in Canada are struggling to find jobs and pursue their dreams in Canada and immigration policies don’t help.
French films find new home on Cinessance as francophone service aims to shake up streaming
Seeking out French films has been an ongoing struggle for francophones and francophiles; but with the recent drop of Cinessance, it may become easier.
Canada-U.S. border community reflects on the impact of frontier restrictions, longs for return to binational normal
The communities of Stanstead, Quebec and Derby Line, Vermont straddle the international border between Canada and the U.S. Residents told Capital Current of the struggle to maintain their relationships through the pandemic.
Switching an inhaler can help fight global warming
Some inhalers prescribed for those with asthma or COPD actually have a great impact on climate change than Carbon Dioxide. Some doctors now are using greener alternatives.
New scholarship aims to support uOttawa’s Black and Indigenous student athletes
A fund created by two former uOttawa Gee-Gees aims to help Black and Indigenous student athletes who are juggling school, work and sport.
UOttawa Black students’ advocacy group gives back to Boys and Girls Club with holiday fundraiser
The Black Student-Athlete Advocacy Council formed at the University of Ottawa in 2020 celebrated Christmas at St. Louis Bar and Grill and collected donations for the Boys and Girls of Ottawa.
Students and teachers hope Carleton’s signature on the Scarborough Charter will improve inclusion on campus
Carleton and Nipissing have joined 40 other colleges and universities across Canada in signing the Scarborough Charter, a document that vows to end rhetoric about combatting racism and promoting action.
The COVID-19 puzzle: Job seekers flock to some positions while others remain unfilled
While a local retail store booms with employee applications, other sectors are experiencing a candidate shortage.