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Is there really life on Venus? How do we find out?

Is there really life on Venus? How do we find out?

Last week, an unlikely research project made a startling discovery: Phosphine gas in the atmosphere of Venus. That's something that, as far as we know, is created by living organisms. Our efforts to find signs of life on other worlds,
Ottawa Mission seeking turkey donations ahead of Thanksgiving

Ottawa Mission seeking turkey donations ahead of Thanksgiving

The shelter is looking for around eighty turkeys to feed up to 2,500 people.
OPP investigating 'sudden death' of 39-year-old man outside of Carleton Place

OPP investigating 'sudden death' of 39-year-old man outside of Carleton Place

Anyone with information on this investigation is asked to contact the Lanark County OPP.
Single-day COVID-19 drive-thru testing centre in Leeds, Grenville and Lanark, Friday

Single-day COVID-19 drive-thru testing centre in Leeds, Grenville and Lanark, Friday

The temporary centre will run from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., in Athens, Ont.
Student at Catholic high school in Carlingwood area tests positive for COVID-19

Student at Catholic high school in Carlingwood area tests positive for COVID-19

The Ottawa Catholic School Board said the principal of the school will be sending out letters to staff, students and families regarding the confirmed case.
Fourth employee tests positive for COVID-19 at city-run Vanier home

Fourth employee tests positive for COVID-19 at city-run Vanier home

An outbreak was declared at Centre d’accueil Champlain on September 11. 
Retired teachers called on to return to classrooms as pandemic worsens shortage

Retired teachers called on to return to classrooms as pandemic worsens shortage

The Ontario College of Teachers sent a letter this week to retired teachers and those whose licences have been suspended due to non-payment, urging them to get reinstated.
Upper Canada District School Board reports first case of COVID-19

Upper Canada District School Board reports first case of COVID-19

"This is a good reminder to continue to take precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our community," says the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit's cheif medical officer of health.
Occasional teacher shortage 'on the cusp' of crisis: President of Ottawa Catholic teachers

Occasional teacher shortage 'on the cusp' of crisis: President of Ottawa Catholic teachers

Michele Pierce says the Ontario College of Teachers has even been reaching out to retired teachers to see if they'd be willing to work, but they're in a higher-risk age bracket for COVID-19.
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