Ontario votes: Ford wins strong second majority government; NDP’s Horwath and Liberal Del Duca stepping down as leaders
Ontarians are voting to decide who will form the next government in Canada’s biggest province.Polls indicate that Doug Ford and the PCs are headed to another win.
Ontario votes: Ottawa South looks to be leaning Liberal again
Capital Current takes a look at the race in Ottawa South talking to NDP hopeful Morgan Gay and New Blue’s Martin Ince.
Tight race expected in Ottawa-Centre as Ontario voters head to the polls
Ottawa Centre is shaping up as another battle between Liberals and the NDP as Ontario voters go to the polls today.
Pressure mounts to put Indigenous languages on federal election ballots
The push is on to include Indigenous languages on federal election ballots.
Election fever: Ontario Liberals latest party to pledge minimum wage hike
Ontario Liberals are the latest party to offer a plan to increase the minimum wage as the provincial election on June 2 looms.
Experts cautiously optimistic about Canada’s upcoming greenhouse gas emissions reduction plan
The 2030 Emissions Reduction Plan will be an important step for Canada in achieving its goal of net-zero emissions by 2050.
In an historic decision, Justin Trudeau invokes Emergencies Act in bid to end convoy protests and border blockades
More than 50 years after Pierre Elliott Trudeau enacted the War Measures Act to combat Quebec’s 1970 FLQ crisis, his son looks to quell the 18-day ongoing trucker convoy via the modern-equivalent Emergencies Act.
Ottawa Police chief asks for an additional 1,800 police and civilian staff to manage convoy
Ottawa Police Chief Peter Sloly has asked for 1,800 more police and civilian personnel to help bring the Freedom Convoy protest to an end.
Liberals’ rent-to-own policy proposal ‘nibbling at edge’ of housing affordability problem: expert
The rent-to-own program proposed by the Liberals may not be enough to make housing more affordable for Ottawa residents.
Gun lobby’s election ‘truth tour’ brought anti-Trudeau campaign to Nepean
When gun control became a central topic of conversation in the dying days of the 2021 election, the Canadian Coalition of Firearm Rights (CCFR) sent its best defender — a suburban grandma wielding a wagon full of pamphlets — across the province to plead its case.
Young socialists plan to ‘Fightback’ for radical change amid frustrating state of post-election Canada
Fightback Ottawa gathered at the Avant-Garde Bar in Ottawa to discuss the failures of capitalism three days post-election.
Democracy on display in controversial pandemic election that changed little in Canada, Ottawa
Capital Current captures the images of the federal election in Ottawa.