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92 per cent of Ottawa long-term care residents already have first COVID-19 vaccine dose

92 per cent of Ottawa long-term care residents already have first COVID-19 vaccine dose

Mayor Jim Watson says that despite delays in delivery of the vaccine, Ottawa's homes are seeing "significant progress."
COVID-19 outbreak status at Peter D. Clark lifted

COVID-19 outbreak status at Peter D. Clark lifted

Two other city-run long-term care homes still remain on outbreak status, however.
Rideau Canal Skateway opening Thursday

Rideau Canal Skateway opening Thursday

A section of the Rideau Canal Skateway will be open on Thursday between the Pretoria Bridge and the Bank Street Bridge.   
Basement fire displaces six residents from Greenboro home

Basement fire displaces six residents from Greenboro home

A fire investigator has been called to determine the cause of a blaze that left six people displaced from their Taj Court home.
Winter Weather Travel Advisory in effect  for Ottawa, Smiths Falls and the Valley

Winter Weather Travel Advisory in effect for Ottawa, Smiths Falls and the Valley

5 to 10 centimetres of snow expected around the region.
Doctors, researchers call for long-term care changes from Ontario government

Doctors, researchers call for long-term care changes from Ontario government

The group has sent a letter to Ford saying the province doesn't appear to have learned anything from deadly outbreaks at the facilities during the first wave of the pandemic
Ford government wants mandatory testing for international passengers, temporary ban on certain flights

Ford government wants mandatory testing for international passengers, temporary ban on certain flights

Premier Doug Ford is calling on the federal government to make testing mandatory for all incoming international passengers. He says thousands of people continue to pass through Pearson every week without being tested.
Ottawa Redblacks re-sign four, including all-star punter Richie Leone

Ottawa Redblacks re-sign four, including all-star punter Richie Leone

The Redblacks re-sign four team members, including all-star punter Richie Leone.
'Nothing is off the table': Canada to make announcement on COVID-19 travel restrictions in coming days

'Nothing is off the table': Canada to make announcement on COVID-19 travel restrictions in coming days

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau continues to warn that new restrictions on travel are coming. Once again, he urged anyone with travel plans to cancel their tickets. That includes going abroad or to another part of the country.
Ottawa residents must 'manage expectations' for COVID-19 vaccine rollout: City officials

Ottawa residents must 'manage expectations' for COVID-19 vaccine rollout: City officials

If supply meets the demand, the city hopes to administer over 10k doses per day.
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