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…
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.
Ottawa artist, musician keeps creating even as COVID-19 threatens his safety
Chris Binkowski recently celebrated his 40th birthday, something few people with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy achieve. He is also an artist and musician dealing with COVID-19 from an assited living facility.
Faces of change: Ottawa photographer Katherine Takpannie uses her camera to raise awareness
Capital Current continues its occasional series profiling some of the people who are making a difference in our community: Katherine Takpannie says her journey with photography started when she was 15. “I have an uncle who gifted me a little point-and-shoot camera, and I had started a project called 365,…