Turning to TikTok: Parents of pandemic babies are finding creative ways to cope with the isolation
Nearly one year into the COVID-19 pandemic a new term is on the rise – pandemic babies.
More than a few surprises on the long and winding road to my Zoom graduation
With online graduation approaching, Sarah-Marie Smith reflects on her time at Carleton’s J-school.
Coffee shop comforts: Savouring the little things in a troubled time
Capital Current’s Sarah MacFarlane reminds us to savour the good times as we brace for the hard work ahead.
Dream trip on hold: How pandemic travel restrictions grounded me and much of the world
Like many others, the COVID-19 pandemic has affected my life in some way. In my case, similarily to millions of people around the world, I was affected by travel restrictions.
How the Harry Styles Cardigan Challenge inspired me to pick up a new hobby during the COVID-19 quarantine
Making a version of a cardigan sported by British entertainer Harry Styles inspired Capital Current’s Kayla Christoffer to make one of her own.
Mental health and ‘self-care’ likely to top New Year’s resolutions: expert
For most of 2020, people’s lives have been shaped by the pandemic. As the year comes to an end, these experiences can impact the types of New Year’s resolutions many set.
Love in the age of COVID: How the pandemic has revolutionized online dating
It was a dull, grey afternoon in April when Jordyn McDonald, 20, finally took the plunge and joined Tinder. She wasn’t even really looking for a date. After eight long weeks in lockdown in her Northern Ontario home of 8,500 people, she just felt unbearably lonely. “The isolation in my hometown was a super lonely experience and personally, it was…
Meditation on the rise as pandemic stress intensifies
Meditation is an effective tool to mitigate pandemic stress and virtual Ottawa meditation classes are increasingly gaining popularity.
Latest ‘Lost Ottawa’ book explores the past through shared memories
Lost Ottawa provides a way to talk about shared experiences, memories and changes through photos of the past.