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Surgical objects left in patients on the rise in Canada, data shows

Surgical objects left in patients on the rise in Canada, data shows

553 foreign items, including sponges and medical instruments were found in a two-year period.
Commissioners and councillors support a transit fare freeze

Commissioners and councillors support a transit fare freeze

Fares are scheduled to rise an average of 2.5 per cent at the beginning of 2020.
Woman rescued after falling onto tracks at Rideau station

Woman rescued after falling onto tracks at Rideau station

A bystander and red vested OC Transpo employee made the quick decision to jump in and save her from an oncoming train.
Good morning, Ottawa!

Good morning, Ottawa!

Snow ending near noon then cloudy
The Royal Ottawa Foundation marks 40 years with awards ceremony

The Royal Ottawa Foundation marks 40 years with awards ceremony

On Wednesday, The Royal Ottawa Foundation honoured 40 people who've helped it grow to where it is today
Anti-racism unit coming to Ottawa City Hall in 2020

Anti-racism unit coming to Ottawa City Hall in 2020

This will be an independent, stand-alone unit run by City of Ottawa staff.
Ontario's fiscal update shows a government trying to undo damage from cuts

Ontario's fiscal update shows a government trying to undo damage from cuts

The government is putting an additional $279 million into its autism program, boosting the overall budget to $600 million — a figure that has been promised for several months, but families had been skeptical.
Chiarelli return sparks protest, one councillor believes 'City Hall a toxic workplace for staffers'

Chiarelli return sparks protest, one councillor believes 'City Hall a toxic workplace for staffers'

Staffers staged a silent protest after Rick Chiarelli showed up to a city council meeting for the first time in months.
Ottawa proposing 3% tax hike in 2020 to tackle infrastructure and boost public services

Ottawa proposing 3% tax hike in 2020 to tackle infrastructure and boost public services

"With this budget, we’re putting more resources into frontline services, including transit, paramedics and police," said City Manager Steve Kanellakos. "We are delivering more of these core services while staying within Council’s tax-increase direction and its Long Range Financial Plan."
Ottawa police budget focuses on officer mental health to deal with 'emotional tension'

Ottawa police budget focuses on officer mental health to deal with 'emotional tension'

The police service plans to spend $4.2-million on things like peer support, specialized health programming and unlimited access to professional psychological services.
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