Local artist “J Positive” brings compassion to the canvas
Meet Joel Jamensky, the Ottawa creative illustrating the joy that comes alongside living with Down syndrome.
For Ravens veteran Madison Reid, juggling basketball with podcasting was the ultimate balancing act
Ravens basketball star Madison Reid talks to Capital Current about juggling her sport, her education and her podcasting job as graduation looms.
A poet’s progress: Award-winning Ottawa poet Deborah-Anne Tunney reveals her winding path to success
Ottawa area poet Deborah-Anne Tunney talks about Archibald Lampman Award win and her long road to being a published author.
Inside the blue paint: Dave Stathos brings life lessons learned in his hockey career to school for young netminders
After a point where he wouldn’t even watch a hockey game, former pro goalie Dave Stathos now teaches young netminders to take initiative.
TikTok Thanksgiving: Concerned Byward store clerk makes a difference
An Ottawa man uses TikTok to rally followers to help the disadvantaged in the Byward Market area.
First time Ottawa South NDP candidate fights for an equitable Canada
First time Ottawa South NDP candidate wants to fight for an equitable Canada, tackle systemic-racism and build an affordable future.
Trans Canada Project gives transgender and non-binary people a platform to share their stories
The Trans Canada Project was started by Kelly Schwab and Cary Scott earlier this year to share stories of trans and non-binary Canadians.
Sobey shortlist: Removing age limit on 2021 award opens an important door for Lorna Bauer
Lorna Bauer says the lifting of an age limit on the 2021 Sobey Art Award better reflects the time it takes for an artist to find their place in the world.
‘A magical place’: Grammy-nominated songwriter sings Ottawa high school’s praises
Grammy-nominated songwriter and musician Kaan Gunesberk fondly remembers his formative experience at Ottawa’s Canterbury High School.
Faces of change: Farhia Ahmed calls for a restructuring of the criminal justice system
Capital Current continues its occasional series profiling some of the people who are making a difference in our community: When Farhia Ahmed first heard about the death of Abdirahman Abdi, a man from Ottawa’s Somali community who died after an altercation with Ottawa police officers in July 2016, she joined the community in mourning. Mourning quickly turned to outrage as…
Faces of change: Wise Atangana works to empower Black youth
Wise Atangana hopes to open a cultural centre to empower young Black artists in Ottawa.
Faces of change: Arielle Contreras combats loneliness among long-term care residents
Letters to Elders is an initiative to connect residents in long-term care homes to the outside world.