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Afrooz Cianfrone Anticipation, excitement, stress and anxiety: students, parents and educators felt a heady mix of emotions this week as classes started again amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Here's what they shared about...
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CBC News - Canada | September 11, 2021 - 04:00 | Jessica Wong
9/11 John Hamilton In the hours and days after the Twin Towers fell, a handful of police officers and firefighters from Ottawa and the surrounding area...
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CBC News - Ottawa | September 11, 2021 - 04:00 | Alistair Steele
Alexander Shelley The National Arts Centre Orchestra launched its new season Friday night welcoming audiences back to Southam Hall with a program of new music, Tchaikovsky and a commemoration of the 20th anniversary of 9/11.
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CBC News - Ottawa | September 11, 2021 - 04:00 | Sandra Abma
Doug Manuel The prevalence of the highly contagious delta variant means unvaccinated Ottawans will almost certainly come down with COVID-19 at some point in the coming months, according to Dr. Doug Manuel.
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CBC News - Ottawa | September 11, 2021 - 04:00 | Trevor Pritchard
An RCMP cruiser struck an armed man twice during an arrest south of Edmonton Friday morning.
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CTV News - National | September 10, 2021 - 21:26 | CTV News Edmonton
Sheema Khan - Dany Assaf Canada experienced a spike in anti-Muslim sentiment in the aftermath of 9/11. On the 20th anniversary of the attacks, two Canadian Muslims describe how they were made to...
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CBC News - Canada | September 10, 2021 - 19:34 | CBC Radio
Joe Oliver and Kerry Beal Dr. Kerry Beal and Dr. Joe Oliver regularly walk neighbourhoods with low vaccination rates...
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CBC News - Canada | September 10, 2021 - 19:24 | CBC Radio
Ottawa Public Health is currently investigating an individual who tested positive for COVID-19, who attended AfroFest Ottawa Music and Art Festival on September 4, from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm at Mooney’s Bay Park and Beach, during their contagious period. All individuals who attended the event are advised that they may have been exposed to COVID-19. Individuals who attended the event should monitor themselves for symptoms of COVID-19 until September 18, 2021. If you become symptomatic, you should immediately self-isolate and seek testing, even if you are fully vaccinated. A list of...
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City of Ottawa | September 10, 2021 - 18:15 | City of Ottawa - Media Relations / Ville d'Ottawa - Relations avec les médias
Ottawa police have identified a man whose remains were discovered at a recycling plant in the city's southeast end. His death is considered suspicious.
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CTV News - National | September 10, 2021 - 17:50 | CTVNewsOttawa.ca
The latest from Ottawa Public Health Here’s the City’s weekly roundup of information in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch: Dr. Vera Etches offers an update and guidance to parents, guardians and students on the return to school and in-person learning in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Do you have someone in your life whose first language is not English? If they are looking for information about the COVID-19 vaccines, send them these videos available in eight different languages! One new neighbourhood vaccination hub opened this week – Vanier North! Drop-in to...
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City of Ottawa | September 10, 2021 - 16:30 | City of Ottawa - Media Relations / Ville d'Ottawa - Relations avec les médias
The retired Toronto homicide detective who solved the horrific 'girl in the suitcase murder' says he's still haunted by the abuse that ultimately led to her death and maybe that of her younger brother.
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CTV News - National | September 10, 2021 - 16:12 | Austin Delaney
9/11 ‘rolls like a...
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Macleans | September 10, 2021 - 15:47 | Maclean's
Ottawa Public Health reminds residents to protect themselves from mosquito bites. Mosquito trapping and testing as part of Ottawa Public Health’s West Nile virus program have confirmed the first positive West Nile virus lab result in Ottawa mosquitoes for this season. Biting mosquitoes can pose a risk for West Nile virus until the first hard frosts of the fall. Residents can help reduce mosquito populations around their homes by getting rid of all outdoor objects that can hold water, where mosquitoes lay their eggs. West Nile virus is an infection spread primarily by the...
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City of Ottawa | September 10, 2021 - 15:15 | City of Ottawa - Media Relations / Ville d'Ottawa - Relations avec les médias
All Council, Committee and Board meetings will be held by remote, electronic participation, unless otherwise noted. For a complete agenda and updates, please sign up for email alerts, visit ottawa.ca/agendas or call 3-1-1. The City of Ottawa continues to take COVID-19 seriously, and in following the advice of provincial and federal governments is making significant changes to services and programming to help protect the health and wellbeing of the community. City Hall is temporarily closed to help stop the spread of COVID-19. In-person meetings have been cancelled. Such meetings...
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City of Ottawa | September 10, 2021 - 13:15 | City of Ottawa - Media Relations / Ville d'Ottawa - Relations avec les médias
The following projects will impact Ottawa traffic: Carling Avenue will have intermittent lane reductions between Merivale Road and Melrose Avenue starting Monday, September 13 until November 2021 for road resurfacing and concrete repairs. Cyclist and pedestrian access will be maintained. Navan Road will have daily lane reductions with flagging during non-peak hours between Diamond Way and Trim Road starting Monday, September 13 until early November 2021 for road resurfacing. Signed detours for vehicles will be in place, as required. Cyclist and pedestrian access will be...
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City of Ottawa | September 10, 2021 - 12:30 | City of Ottawa - Media Relations / Ville d'Ottawa - Relations avec les médias

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