From Apples to Alcohol, the story of Ottawa’s first hard cider
Three years ago Pete Rainville left his job as an executive and did what most people only dream of – he turned his hobby into a successful business and created Ottawa’s first homegrown hard cider. Our team went behind the scenes with him to see exactly how this locally produced hard cider is made, from apples to alcohol. This story…
Ottawa post-secondary institutions are doing more to prevent sexual violence on campus
Most victims of sexual assault in Canada are in their first year at post-secondary schools. Ottawa’s campuses are now working to create safer schools through prevention.
Those bright white streetlights are part of Ottawa’s conversion to LED
More than half of the city’s streetlights have been converted to LED, but there are concerns that blue-white LEDs are not the right choice.
Early voter turnout for 2018 Ottawa election hits new high
Ottawa voter turnout at early polls hits a new high in the 2018 municipal vote, a Capital Current analysis of Elections Ottawa data shows.
Legal cannabis: Confusion surrounds dangers of driving high
A look into the disconnect between the low amount of drug-impaired collisions in Ottawa, and large public concern about driving while high as legalization approaches.
Ottawa police shun new gadgets to test for cannabis at roadside stops
Ottawa police will continue using the tried and true SFST and DRE tests when testing for cannabis at roadside stops, rather than the new Drager test.
Algonquin College campuses now smoke-free zones; Saint Paul University to follow suit
Algonquin College campuses will be smoke-free zones until Jan 1, 2019 following a new interim policy put in place by the school.
Pierre Théberge, former director of NGC, dies at 76
By Megan Harrison Pierre Théberge, a former director of the National Gallery of Canada, is being remembered as an important figure in the history of visual arts in Canada. Théberge is perhaps best known as the man responsible for the acquisition of the iconic Louise Bourgeois sculpture Maman. He was 76 when he died Oct. 5, after a lengthy battle…