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Doctors, nurses in Quebec worried as COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations rise

Doctors, nurses in Quebec worried as COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations rise

With many nurses on sick leave, the healthcare system is short staffed, the president of Quebec's association of internal medicine specialists, said.
More than half of Canadians support total ban on holiday gatherings: Legger survey

More than half of Canadians support total ban on holiday gatherings: Legger survey

According to a survey conducted by Canadian market research and analytic company Legger that was released Tuesday, 71 per cent of Canadians have changed their holiday plans because of COVID-19.
COVID-19 outbreak declared at Sherwood Park Manor long term care home in Brockville

COVID-19 outbreak declared at Sherwood Park Manor long term care home in Brockville

Enhanced infection control measures have been put in place to manage the outbreak and are being monitored by the health unit.
Ottawa Police seize replica firearm in downtown gunshot incident, one man arrested

Ottawa Police seize replica firearm in downtown gunshot incident, one man arrested

One man has been arrested after Ottawa Police responded to a possible shooting in the downtown area. At about 6 a.m.
First newborn tested for spinal muscular atrophy in Canada at CHEO hits new milestones

First newborn tested for spinal muscular atrophy in Canada at CHEO hits new milestones

In January, Aidan Deschamps of Ottawa became the first baby in Canada to be diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy as part of a new test added to Ontario's newborn screening program.
City of Ottawa finds $500K surplus in 2020 snow removal budget

City of Ottawa finds $500K surplus in 2020 snow removal budget

The city allocated $78-million for snow removal this year.
More skating options as Rink of Dreams and Ben Franklin Place rinks set to open

More skating options as Rink of Dreams and Ben Franklin Place rinks set to open

Each rink has its own capacity limits, based on the size of the ice surface to ensure skaters can maintain proper physical distancing.
Adjustments coming to Lincoln Fields Station for LRT Stage 2 work

Adjustments coming to Lincoln Fields Station for LRT Stage 2 work

OC Transpo is setting us a temporary platform for bus users, and says pedestrians and cyclists entering the station from Carling Avenue will need to use the station overpass because the eastern pedestrian access at the traffic signals will be closed. 
Ottawa Centre MPP joins call for Chiarelli city council resignation, launches petition

Ottawa Centre MPP joins call for Chiarelli city council resignation, launches petition

This comes after city council formally requested the councillor step down, and Orléans MPP Stephen Blais spoke out on the issue.
Leeds, Grenville, Lanark health unit hoping residents in surrounding areas stay put for holidays

Leeds, Grenville, Lanark health unit hoping residents in surrounding areas stay put for holidays

Medical Officer of Health Dr. Paula Stewart is encouraging everyone to do their part to ensure the region's cases stay low, so residents can enjoy a "green Christmas."
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