Ottawa curler Lisa Weagle hoping to make a return to Olympic competition
The Canadian Olympic Curling trials will decide who will represent Canada at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.
Witness to Beirut’s tragedy: A Canadian immigrant describes what it’s like to watch the horror from afar
On 4 August 2020, a large amount of ammonium nitrate stored at the Port of Beirut in the capital city of Lebanon exploded, causing at least 218 deaths, 7,000 injuries, and US$15 billion in property damage, and leaving an estimated 300,000 people homeless. And I was here. In Ottawa.
COVID consequences: It’s tricky tying the knot during a pandemic
Two brides navigate wedding planning in a pandemic. For the wedding industry, it’s been no piece of cake.
Canada in a race to build the next best electric car battery
Tesla’s batteries have positioned the company as an industry leader in the race to define the future of the auto industry and proven the need to develop and enhance battery technology.
COVID consequences: Pandemic puts pressure on plans to cut plastic waste
Canada has a goal of zero waste plastic, but the pandemic has put this goal in jeopardy.
Despite pandemic, Ottawa library branches connecting with patrons — one database at a time
The Ottawa Public Library has experienced some positives since the pandemic began, including an increase in users.
Pandemic pressures: COVID-19 restrictions cause concerns about development of young children
The isolation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has experts looking into it’s effects on young children, just learning to socialize with peers. Experts have noted increased anxiety and behavioural problems amongst children during this time.
Federal leaders mark the bitter anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic
Canadian Prime minister Justin Trudeau marks March 11 as a day to commemorate those who lost their lives and were affected by COVID-19.
Lookahead ’21: Alberta seniors club helps community battle pandemic isolation
For many members of the Okotoks and District Seniors Club, which serves the town of 31,000 south of Calgary, the pandemic has meant learn how to use technology or face long stretches of loneliness. “The main thing for the seniors is the social aspect,” said Valerie Thom, the club’s outreach co-ordinator. And connecting people remains the ODSC’s priority today. Even…