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Local tourism group donates medical supplies to Ukraine

Local tourism group donates medical supplies to Ukraine

Unable to transport much needed medical supplies using a network known as Not Just Tourists, two Renfrew women worked with a former soldier to get the items to Ukraine.
'We have a collective obligation': Ontario doctor starts petition for mask mandates to remain in schools

'We have a collective obligation': Ontario doctor starts petition for mask mandates to remain in schools

Dr. Andrea Chittle says she was surprised by the outpouring of support from the community, noting she thought the 10,000 signature mark on the open letter would take upwards of a week.
Snug as a bug in a rug: local mom's sensory, compression wear line for kids a hit with parents

Snug as a bug in a rug: local mom's sensory, compression wear line for kids a hit with parents

The Kanata mom was inspired by her two-year-old daughter who was born premature and with muscle and sensory challenges.
'Art is the best medicine': Recovering addicts in Renfrew find solace through Art of Recovery program

'Art is the best medicine': Recovering addicts in Renfrew find solace through Art of Recovery program

Unable to attend regular AA or NA meetings during the COVID pandemic, a group of recovering addicts have found a safe place to meet in Renfrew where they talk and paint in a program known as the "Art of Recovery."
Bank Street BIA helping area businesses recoup financial losses resulting from convoy protest

Bank Street BIA helping area businesses recoup financial losses resulting from convoy protest

Losses aren't only being felt on Bank Street, but in other areas like the ByWard Market, Vanier and more.
Shauna's Outreach helping street involved people through convoy protest, COVID-19

Shauna's Outreach helping street involved people through convoy protest, COVID-19

During the week, you can find Shauna Thibodeau lending a hand to folks who call Ottawa's streets home.
Almonte Hospital's annual June golf tournament returning to in-person fundraising

Almonte Hospital's annual June golf tournament returning to in-person fundraising

No more hybrid events for the Almonte Hospital -- organizers are going back to the way things used to be before the pandemic and having the event be in the flesh.
'Freedom Convoy' protests force temporary closure of downtown Ottawa youth centre

'Freedom Convoy' protests force temporary closure of downtown Ottawa youth centre

The Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa had to close its downtown drop-in centre for four days despite typically being open 365 days a year.
Room2Breathe helping Ottawans de-clutter their homes and give to those in need

Room2Breathe helping Ottawans de-clutter their homes and give to those in need

Owner Martha Tobin says their 'Donations That Do Good' program creates a win-win scenario for all involved and positively impacts the environment.
Seven eastern Ontario healthcare workers honoured for exceptional acts of caring during the pandemic

Seven eastern Ontario healthcare workers honoured for exceptional acts of caring during the pandemic

Two are from Ottawa, one is from Smiths Falls, three are from Brockville and one is from Kingston.
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