B.C. leads the way with free contraception: Will other provinces follow?
With the B.C. government set to implement their free contraception plan this April, reproductive health activists are leading the push for free access in Ontario.
It’s back: Federal government reinstates mandatory random COVID-19 testing Canadian airports
The federal government will start random testing at four airports starting July 19.
After Ontario college strike averted, students decry the stress of a last-minute deal
Staff and students at Ontario colleges are relieved after a strike was called off in the final hours of negotiation.
Critics urge effective action as Carleton University reviews sexual violence policy amid what is called an epidemic of sexual violence on campuses
After a surge of cases of sexual violence at Western University, many survivors, organizers, and activists at Carleton University decided a change was needed there too.
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.
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.
Sweet relief: Whitby Christmas Market welcomed by vendors and visitors alike
Vendors were pleased to be back in an in-person Christmas Market in Whitby which offered a chance to tell their stories in person.
Prince Edward County winegrowers buzzing about exceptional fall grape harvest, post-pandemic rebound
Prince Edward County vineyards had a bountiful 2021 harvest with some of the best fruit seen in 20 years.
New school year, new classes and new COVID-19 cases
COVID-19 cases are rising, not only in schools but province-wide, generating concerns for students, staff and parents
Organizations fear Ontario’s investment to reduce surgical wait times will endanger patients because of nursing shortage
Ontario nurses are concerned that the province’s plan to accelerate surgeries and testing procedures to clear a pandemic backlog will out patients at risk because of a shortage of nurses.
‘We need to learn to live with fire,’ say experts, as Ontario faces its busiest forest fire season yet
Wildfire smoke from northwest Ontario moved into the rest of the province this past week, experts say we must learn to live with wildfire and make adjustments to our existing infrastructure to mitigate the impact on communities.
With a smile? Step 3 of reopening in Ontario is angst ridden for servers
As Ontario enters Step 3 of reopening, servers in restaurants will be facing customers indoors for the first time in months. It’s a bit scary.