The last straw: Ottawa businesses lead way with plastic ban
Our obsession with plastic is choking the planet. Learn how small businesses are leading the way towards a more sustainable future with green initiatives like the Straw Free ban.
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.
New Ottawa vegan eatery aims to cut greenhouse gases one meat-free meal at a time
Copper Branch is part of a growing number of plant-based restaurants opening in Ottawa. These businesses are catering to the one-in-10 Canadian diners who consider themselves vegan or vegetarian.
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.
Group tracking the carbon footprint of Ottawa’s buildings
It’s unknown how much greenhouse gas is produced by Ottawa’s existing buildings, but one organization is preparing to find out.
After the tornado, Bruce Pit dog park will never be the same
When tornadoes swept through the Ottawa-Gatineau region in September, one left sections of Bruce Pit and its pet memorial destroyed in its wake.
Ottawa’s LGBT Film Festival celebrates 12th year
Ottawa’s 12th annual LGBT film festival will be taking place at the National Gallery of Canada from Nov. 9-12, 2018.
Those bright white streetlights are part of Ottawa’s conversion to LED
More than half of the city’s streetlights have been converted to LED, but there are concerns that blue-white LEDs are not the right choice.
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.