Canada is somewhat back: The marginalization of federal foreign policy
Nearly a decade of Conservative rule and the unexpected election of Donald Trump in 2016 have had an impact on Canada’s foreign policy agenda.
Remembrance Day 2018 marks 100 years since end of First World War
Hundreds gathered to pay their respects at the National War Memorial on Sunday. Capital Current captured the event in photographs.
Renfrew County citizens protest nuclear waste management facility
Environment and Indigenous groups are concerned about the effect of the new above-ground site planned in Renfrew County.
This bites: Cool weather not slowing hungry ticks in Ottawa
Lyme-carrying black-legged ticks creeping closer to the city than ever before.
[Photo Courtesy of By Scott Bauer, U.S. Department of Agriculture]
Veterans Week in Ottawa marks 100th anniversary of end of First World War
It will be a busy week as Canada and Ottawa mark the 100th anniversary of the First World War.
Kristallnacht ceremony to feature music on a violin salvaged from the Holocaust
Members of Ottawa’s Jewish community will mark the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht on Wednesday with a concert played on a violin saved from the destruction of the Holocaust.
Ottawa’s deaf community calls for official recognition of sign language
Ottawa’s deaf community wants to see sign languages officially recognized by the federal government in a new piece of
legislation aimed at reducing barriers for people with disabilities.
Supreme Court should explain why it refuses to hear cases, critics say
Should the Supreme Court of Canada be more open about why it refuses to hear cases?
Dogsledding in the Yukon
In the hills behind Whitehorse, one can hear the ubiquitous Yukon melody: the howls of dog teams. I was home for a couple of weeks in October, doing school research in the country’s northwestern corner, and took the opportunity to do a radio documentary on one of the Yukon’s more iconic activities: dogsledding. Alpen Huskies’ Chrystelle Houdry, her husband Thomas,…
How to cook a turkey over a fire
This story first aired on Midweek, CKCU FM on October 18, 2017 Sometimes the best meals are not cooked in an oven, but under the stars and in the woods with friends. For the past seven years, friends and I have gone on what we call a “turkey trot”. Every Thanksgiving, we head into the bushes to cook a turkey…