Rideau Canal skating season feeling the heat
By Andrea Tingey and Tiffany Lewis | Capital News Online looks at how temperatures have affected the canal after a disappointing start to this year's skating season.
Unpacking food bank use in Canada
By Nathan Bragg and Anna Desmarais| Despite economic recovery food bank use remains steady. Take a look at some of the myths around Canadian food bank use.
Ottawa’s oldest family businesses: The key to decades of success
By David Deen and Amanda van Frankfoort | Despite a sluggish economy, family businesses in Canada are reporting growth. Tour with 360 video and learn their keys to success.
Reconciling mandatory minimum sentences
By Olivia Bowden and Christian Mittelstaedt | The Liberal government is planning to reduce or remove mandatory minimum sentencing policies. Experts say this could help decrease the number of indigenous peoples in prison–but it's only one of several factors...
Rise of the Superbug: Antimicrobial resistance is medicine’s kryptonite
By Caitlin Hart and Rebecca Hardiment | Overuse of antibiotics and other antimicrobial drugs are adding the global issue of antimicrobial resistance, which is estimated to cause 10 million deaths by 2050.
New report shines light on youth homelessness in Canada
Young people make up approximately 20 per cent of the homeless population in Canada, according to Without a Home: The National Youth Homelessness Survey, a new report published by the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness. This means that over the...
Ottawa-Vanier by-election a warning for Ontario Liberals
By Nathan Caddell and Amanda Vollmershausen | While the recent Ottawa-Vanier by-election saw a big Liberal win, there may be more going on under the surface.
Remembrance Day: Canadian military then and now
By Amanda van Frankfoort and David Deen | A look at the Canadian military, past and present, through data visualizations.
Fewer Canadians are organizing, despite higher wages for union workers
By Olivia Bowden and Christian Mittelstaedt | Unionized workers continue to earn more than those that aren't organized. Despite this, membership in Canadian unions has been falling for 30 years.
Canada grapples with PTSD strategy for first responders
By Anna Desmarais and Nathan Bragg | Around 1 in 3 first responders is diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder. Here is a look at how we can solve the problem.