Initiative to secure free transit passes for shelter users awaits council approval
A new city initiative will see 2,000 transit passes distributed to emergency shelter clients, allowing them to ride Ottawa transit for free.
OC Transpo users get free ride in December, frozen fares until LRT returns to full service
OC Transpo fares will hold steady until the LRT is back in full service. The break also includes free rides in December.
Community members push for better internet accessibility for low-income households in Ottawa
Community groups are calling on the City of Ottawa to provide accessible internet for low- and middle-income families and individuals.
Ottawa photographers explore mental health issues through a gripping exhibit at SPAO
Stay Silent, Drift Deep is the latest exhibit presented at the School of Photographic Arts: Ottawa, and it features mental health-inspired pieces by four local photographers.
Ottawa Riverkeeper in talks with NCC for new home in historic boathouse
Upgrades to the NCC River Pavilion are nearly complete and talks with possible tenants, including the Ottawa Riverkeeper, are underway.
In focus: Solemn onlookers return to national Remembrance Day ceremony
As COVID restrictions ease, events such as the National Remembrance Day ceremony in Ottawa at the National War Memorial are returning to normal. Capital Current captured the solemn day in pictures and words.
Faced with a site that’s filling up fast, Ottawa explores ways to extend life of Trail Road landfill
Ottawa’s main waste facility is filling up faster than expected and city council is now wrestling with ways to slow down the flow of trash.
In focus: The chill didn’t deter the crowds from coming to Beechwood Cemetery to remember the sacrifice of veterans
Crowds gathered at the Remembrance Day ceremony at Beechwood cemetery paying homage to the sacrifice of veterans, the traditions of the day and the 100th anniversary of the poppy campaign.
City planning new library for Ottawa’s rural east end
A new library might be coming to Orléans to serve the city’s rural east-end residents.