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Cornwall area reporting increased drug-related overdose deaths

Cornwall area reporting increased drug-related overdose deaths

Most of the overdoses seem to link to purple heroin, the Eastern Ontario Health Unit said.
Ottawa Police Service clears RCMP officer who shot and killed Nunavut man

Ottawa Police Service clears RCMP officer who shot and killed Nunavut man

A memorandum of understanding exists between the Ottawa police and Nunavut RCMP to investigate major incidents involving officers.
Lanark Highlands woman wins car in Tim Hortons' Roll Up to Win contest

Lanark Highlands woman wins car in Tim Hortons' Roll Up to Win contest

"I think my kids were more excited, at first, than I was," says Kathy Larmon.
Campfire sparks large blaze in fields along Highway 416 near Rideau River

Campfire sparks large blaze in fields along Highway 416 near Rideau River

Ottawa fire officials say a burn ban is in place because, although the soil is damp in areas, there is still a lot of dry vegetation left over from last fall.
City of Ottawa requesting Vanier pharmacies be added to Ontario COVID-19 vaccine list

City of Ottawa requesting Vanier pharmacies be added to Ontario COVID-19 vaccine list

More than 30 pharmacies in Ottawa are on the province's AstraZeneca distribution list, but it appears Vanier was missed.
'This is serious:' Ottawa residents asked to avoid trips into Quebec

'This is serious:' Ottawa residents asked to avoid trips into Quebec

Anthony Di Monte, with the City of Ottawa, says residents shouldn't even be leaving their neighbourhoods for frivolous reasons during Ontario's stay-at-home order.
Ottawa Public Health handing down new rules for businesses during stay-at-home order

Ottawa Public Health handing down new rules for businesses during stay-at-home order

The rules include one staff member being dedicated to ensuring physical distancing and mask-wearing guidelines are followed in line-ups.
Ottawa on track to close schools to in-person learning after April break

Ottawa on track to close schools to in-person learning after April break

"We have no sign, right now, that the [local COVID-19] curve is turning," says Dr. Vera Etches.
COVID-19 levels soaring to new heights in Ottawa with 242 new cases, one new death confirmed

COVID-19 levels soaring to new heights in Ottawa with 242 new cases, one new death confirmed

There are now 13 COVID-19 outbreaks in local schools and another community outbreak linked to a restaurant.
Ottawa 50+ residents in COVID-19 'hot spots,' moderate-priority health care workers now vaccine eligible

Ottawa 50+ residents in COVID-19 'hot spots,' moderate-priority health care workers now vaccine eligible

Spots are expected to fill up quickly on the province's website, so the city is taking appointments at community vaccination clinics up until April 30.
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