International students welcome freedom to work more, but rising tuition an outsized burden
A recent decision by the federal government to lift a limit on the number of hours international post-secondary students can work in Canada will be welcome news for many who are struggling to pay for rising living expenses plus the high tuition fees they are already paying.
‘The police stood idly by:’ Ottawa residents recount impact of convoy occupation to Ottawa People’s Commission
Locals are making it clear that time has not healed the harm done by the January “freedom convoy” occupation.
Frustration builds in Manotick as truck traffic safety concerns persist
Residents in Manotick want action from the incoming city council on the issue of heavy truck traffic crossing the Rideau River via their small historic village. With an average of 800 trucks daily driving down this residential street, it is a major safety and health concern for the community.
The CNE is back and packed with happy patrons enjoying the food, the fun and the fair
The CNE has made a triumphant return to Toronto, Capital Current finds.
Waiting for the dough: One Ontario family’s life in limbo on the list for autism services
There are just more that 53,000 places in the Rogers Centre for eager baseball fans supporting the Toronto Blue Jays. Replace each fan with a child on Ontario’s waitlist for autism services and there still wouldn’t be enough room. The Durand-Shea family of the Durham region occupies three of those seats. As the mother of seven-year-old triplet boys who are…
Local Ottawa restaurants struggle to find employees in ‘historic’ labour shortage
Some of Ottawa’s restaurants are having a tough time finding staff due to a labour shortage.
More than half of Canadians find sexual misconduct in hockey a major issue: survey
Canadian adults are more likely to agree sexual misconduct in hockey is an issue than those who do not, a survey suggests.
Federal government invests extra $1.1 billion into national homelessness strategy
Housing Minister Ahmed Hussen announced the federal government will invest more into its homelessness strategy.
It’s the finals: Meet the teams at CEBL championship weekend
Ottawa hosts championship Canadian basketball action this weekend. Learn more about each team.
Police dismantle cross-border gun and drug trafficking network in southern Ontario
“Project Monarch” was a joint-forces operation resulting in 22 people facing more than 400 charges.
Ontario throne speech addresses stresses in health care, workforce, housing and transit
The Progressive Conservative government announced Ontario’s plans for the next term of government in the throne speech.
IBPOC music professionals need more representation and inclusivity in the industry, panel says
IBPOC music workers gathered at the National Gallery of Canada to recommend improvements for an inclusive live music industry.