In an historic decision, Justin Trudeau invokes Emergencies Act in bid to end convoy protests and border blockades
More than 50 years after Pierre Elliott Trudeau enacted the War Measures Act to combat Quebec’s 1970 FLQ crisis, his son looks to quell the 18-day ongoing trucker convoy via the modern-equivalent Emergencies Act.
Statistics on school absences cause concern for some in Renfrew County
New Ontario data shows absence reports for students and staff. Parents of Renfrew County students are concerned this is not enough.
Pet power: My pandemic puppy kept me afloat during a time of loss
I grieved the support network COVID-19 had ripped apart, the company of those I loved most, and the comfort of familiar faces and routines. My pandemic puppy became my lifebuoy.
Local pet owners say GoFundMe fills gaps in paying veterinarian bills
Pet owners are turning to GoFundMe to help cover the costs of pet vet bills after being turned down by traditional financing options.
COVID has reminded me that ringette — so much more than a hockey lookalike — is my passion and my family
Christianna Alexiou has been playing ringette for 14 years and shares what this Canadian sport means to her.
Online classes are a headache for some, but COVID-imposed virtual learning has benefited many students
As the Omicron variant spreads, it is unclear if classes will go back online. Will students return to campus or have to endure another semester of virtual learning?
Ontario must figure out its rapid test distribution — and it needs to do it rapidly to help halt COVID’s latest wave
Ontario needs to make its rapid COVID-19 tests more accessible to properly reduce transmission of the virus, says Capital Current writer Jonathan Tovell.
COVID consequences: Persons with disabilities face new risks and even some rewards sparked by the pandemic
COVID-19 has impacted people’s lives in many ways, especially those who already suffer from inconvenience on daily basis.
Rise of Omicron: Carleton students fear all classes could go online in winter term
The emergence of the COVID-19 Omicron variant has raised concern amongst students in the Carleton community as the winter term approaches. With a new variant on the rise, there are worries that the winter term may be at risk of returning fully back online. For some students that can be a troubling reality.
Face facts: Video-conferencing ignites an appetite for cosmetic procedures
Lip-fillers? Eyebrow lift? Botox? Oh my! Through the rise of ‘Zoom University’ and ‘working from Zoom’, the pandemic’s increased Zoom usage has offered a daily dose of staring at our reflections, and it may be fueling a desire for cosmetic operations, according to an American study.
They’re back: Movie-goers returning to the big screen experience in big numbers
The current rise of pandemic box office results across North America means the return of more big screen theatrical blockbuster releases.
Ontario education workers are struggling with workplace violence. COVID-19 didn’t make things better, experts say
The issue is part of a broader trend that has recently gained attention because of a study published by University of Ottawa researchers.