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Ottawa company's rapid COVID-19 test approved by Health Canada

Ottawa company's rapid COVID-19 test approved by Health Canada

Health Canada has approved the authorization for a same-day COVID-19 test — a technology created by Ottawa company Spartan Bioscience.
South Stormont man dead following crash between motorized snow vehicle and passenger vehicle

South Stormont man dead following crash between motorized snow vehicle and passenger vehicle

Detours have been put into place along County Road 2 as police continue to investigation the collision.
UPDATED: Ottawa continues to dip in amount of new COVID-19 cases; Ontario now represents one-third of Canada's total cases

UPDATED: Ottawa continues to dip in amount of new COVID-19 cases; Ontario now represents one-third of Canada's total cases

Ontario also crosses the threshold, with the total case count now pushed over the 255,000 mark.
Death of 70-year-old woman in Buckingham no longer deemed suspicious

Death of 70-year-old woman in Buckingham no longer deemed suspicious

Gatineau police were called to a residence Saturday and a man in his 60s was arrested.
Taxpayers' watchdog sees complaints spike, raising worries about pandemic tax season

Taxpayers' watchdog sees complaints spike, raising worries about pandemic tax season

Complaints from taxpayers about the CRA were up 93 per cent last month, compared to December 2019.
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Suspension of licence renewal requirements for drivers 80 and older raises concerns

Suspension of licence renewal requirements for drivers 80 and older raises concerns

The province's decision to wave vision tests and other screening of elderly Ontarians has some in the medical community concerned.
Ontario government, Willis College, set up program to train 300 PSWs for long-term care homes

Ontario government, Willis College, set up program to train 300 PSWs for long-term care homes

To be trained, applicants of the program do not have to pay tuition. The 30 week program is a mix of class time and real world volunteer experience.
OPH issues frostbite advisory for Ottawa; sunshine to the rescue for the coming week

OPH issues frostbite advisory for Ottawa; sunshine to the rescue for the coming week

Ottawa Public Health issued the frostbite advisory until further notice starting Saturday. Environment Canada, however, forecasts plenty of appearances from the sun for the rest of the week.
Annual CHEO Sing Out continues to raise money online despite 2021 cancellation

Annual CHEO Sing Out continues to raise money online despite 2021 cancellation

The event hopes to be back at its usual Lone Star location in February 2022.
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