Faces of change: Richard Sharpe wants sustainable policies to counter anti-Black racism
Richard Sharpe is a first-generation Canadian looking to make a long-lasting impact on the Black community both here in Ottawa and across the nation.
Faces of change: Peter Sloly’s complicated first year as Ottawa Police Chief
Peter Sloly’s first year as Ottawa’s first black police chief was full of contention and the prospect of change.
Faces of change: Sahada Alolo is building bridges to tackle systemic racism in Ottawa Police
As co-chair of the Community Equity Council, Sahada Alolo is working to close the gap between marginalized communities and Ottawa police.
Gatineau’s ‘Butterfly Girl’ nominated for 2020 Nature Inspiration Award
A young Gatineau girl who is trying to save the endangered monarch butterfly is among the finalists for the Canadian Museum of Nature’s Inspiration awards.
Faces of Change: Amira Elghawaby fights for labour rights – and voices often overlooked
Journalist and human rights advocate, Amira Elghawaby speaks on her career and platform in a multicultural Canada.
Faces of Change: Abdirizak Karod works to unite Black people in Ottawa
Abdirizak Karod is a mentor and community leader, who has continued to support the Somali community in the face of budget cuts.
Faces of change: Helen Hirsh Spence hopes to energize an aging Ottawa
Capital Current is profiling people who are making a difference in our community in the series Faces of Change.
Faces of change: Chloe Halpenny fights for a universal basic income
Chloe Halpenny advocates for a for a universal basic income, feminism and more.
Faces of change: John Woodhouse pushes for mobility justice in Ottawa
For children, seniors, and people with mobility issues, navigating the City of Ottawa is not always safe. Volunteer, John Woodhouse is working to create a more accessible and walkable city.
Faces of Change: Body Ngoy wants to draw a fresh picture of Black Canadians
Body Ngoy, a prominent figure in Ottawa’s Black community, details how his experiences shaped both the comic book author and proud Black Canadian man he is now.