Ontario dental offices reopen, but ‘it’s not like flipping the switch’
An Ottawa dental clinic is ready for regular procedures during COVID-19, but an Albertan hygienist says returning to normal work isn’t simple.
Ottawa tattoo parlours approach reopening with caution
As Ontario enters Stage 2 of the reopening of the provincial economy during COVID-19, the long-awaited announcement that “establishments providing personal care services” can now resume operations — with many restrictions — is being met with a mixed reaction. Personal care enterprises such as hair salons, piercing studios and tattoo…
Altered state: Places of worship cope with reopening during COVID-19
VAUGHAN, Ont. — As Ontario allows places of worship to reopen at 30-per-cent capacity across the province Friday, religious communities in the Greater Toronto Area are coping with the challenging and changing realities posed by COVID-19. Premier Doug Ford has outlined plans to permit social gatherings of up to 10…
Red light cameras catching offenders, but lots of cash slipping away
With the city struggling with budget deficits, red light cameras are an area of potential revenue, but the city consistently misses out on collecting on significant numbers of fines.
Trudeau delivers virtual message to the graduating class of 2020
Despite not having the usual cross-the-stage graduation ceremony, the class of 2020 received a special message from the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau on Wednesday morning.
Farmers say they need alternatives if herbicide glyphosate is weeded out
The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) labelled glyphosate as “probably carcinogenic to humans.” More than 50 million kilograms of glyphosate were sold in Canada in 2017.
Supreme Court holds its first-ever fully virtual hearing
The Supreme Court of Canada dived into new virtual grounds on Tuesday afternoon by hosting their first remote video hearing in history.
Ottawa community centre keeps seniors connected despite pandemic
COVID-19 is preventing seniors from meeting each other in-person, but Ottawa West Community Support has found different ways to make sure their clients stay social.
Watch: Ottawa’s anti-racism rally on Parliament Hill
Ottawa’s “No Justice, No Peace” protest on June 5 drew thousands to Parliament Hill to condemn police brutality, express anger over the May 25 death of George Floyd — who died after a violent police takedown caught on video — and anti-Black racism. [Video montage © Eden Suh]