A crafter’s life: As winter sets in, Amanda Carrigan picks up her knitting needles
In a world mostly concerned with getting product to market quickly, there are some who still take the time to create something by hand. Spinners, knitters and textile crafters continue to create beautiful and unique mittens, scarves and sweaters for sale. Most crafters begin as a hobbyist before developing it…
‘Democratizing’ zero waste: Can waste-free living be for everyone?
From Vancouver to Ottawa, stores like NU Grocery are dispensing a variety of food and cleaning products free of plastic packaging in an effort to cut waste. But some are saying that a zero-waste lifestyle is a privilege not everyone in Ottawa can afford.
League brings basketball back with Ottawa BlackJacks
Basketball is coming back to Ottawa, as the Ottawa Blackjacks will be joining the CEBL next year.
Recreational programs important for youth development, experts say
Experts are highlighting the benefits of local recreation programs for low-income youth in Ottawa.
Honouring the fallen at the National Military Cemetery
When it comes to marking Remembrance Day, the National Military Cemetery of Canada — located within Beechwood Cemetery – is one of the most sacred locations for Canada’s military community. Since 2001, an annual ceremony has been held at the cemetery to honour fallen veterans. “A lot of the families…
From Eastview to Vanier: Community celebrates 50th year
As Vanier celebrates its 50th year, Capital Current explores the places and the people that make the neighbourhood come to life.