25th Hour: The Green Wave
The Green Wave follows three individuals who have drastically restructured the way they live to try to combat climate change. They use their money, influence and votes to positively impact the environment. We investigate how this global green wave of eco-consciousness influenced the way Canadians took to the polls this past fall. This story first appeared on Carleton’s 25th Hour.
25th Hour: Shooting Higher
The growing popularity of basketball in Ottawa is doing more than just providing a sporting experience. It’s building a more inclusive community.
Anyone can do a flip for fun
Nick Grimard is passing on the lessons of a lifetime in gymnastics.
Target Zero: Putting an end to household waste
The zero-waste lifestyle is a growing trend, but not everyone knows how to start cutting out the material excess from their lives. Meet two Ottawa area women who lead by example in this story that first appeared on The 25th Hour.
Flying home: The passion of racing pigeons
Racing pigeons is a passion for Louis Santoro.
All that Jazz: Vintage sound fuels Nebula Organ Trio
The Nebula Organ Trio makes cool jazz with a vintage instrument.
From Apples to Alcohol, the story of Ottawa’s first hard cider
Three years ago Pete Rainville left his job as an executive and did what most people only dream of – he turned his hobby into a successful business and created Ottawa’s first homegrown hard cider. Our team went behind the scenes with him to see exactly how this locally produced hard cider is made, from apples to alcohol. This story…
Creating creatures and community on Ottawa sidewalks
Libby Abella is decorating the streets of Centretown with chalk drawings of magical lands, kind messages and Pokémon.
The Survivor’s Boat: healing through poetry
Carleton University student Elizabeth Peprah turned to poetry to heal from the trauma of a sexual assault in 2016. Today, she helps other survivors i
Lux: The Band
This story first aired on The 25th Hour on March 14, 2018 Produced by Micaela Wylie-Arbic, Marika Van Shepen, and Max Nease A group of four female Carleton University music students joined forces this year to form an all-girl rock band called LUX. Each of the women have always dreamt of making music and realized their voices were stronger together….
Why we march
This story first aired on 25th Hour on March 14, 2018 Produced by Nadine Yousif, Selene Tan, and Hadiah Sakurai Early this year, the city of Ottawa came together in solidarity to march for the rights of all minorities for the second time. The Women’s March Ottawa drew in thousands of people, even more than the previous year. Yet, behind…
Catering for community
This story first aired on Midweek, CKCU FM on February 28, 2018 By Salma Mahgoub Language is often a big barrier for newcomers, but it’s not stopping a group of Syrian women from staying active in the community. Ten women who came to Canada as refugees one or two years ago have launched a catering project. Baraka Syrian Home Cooking…