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Author: Matthew Guida


Pets, vets, vaccines and the pandemic: Animal and human health entwined more than ever in COVID times

With COVID-19 forcing people to practise physical distancing, a pet can make a big difference in terms of emotional support. Fortunately, while the novel coronavirus is believed to be a zoonotic disease – which means it was transmitted from animals, presumably bats, to humans – research shows it’s very unlikely people can get it from their pets. And despite some...
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IN THE NEWS: Wednesday, Nov. 27

Good Morning Ottawa! Freezing rain is possible today before changing into rain. Temperatures are expected to reach a high of 3º C and a low of 0º C. Here are the latest headlines for Wednesday morning. Ottawa MPP seeks investigation into retirement homes misusing trespassing laws Ottawa Centre MPP Joel Harden wants an investigation into reports of long-term care homes...
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IN THE NEWS: Tuesday Nov. 26

Good Morning Ottawa! Expect a mild day with a high of 9º C and a low of -1º C. There is a slight chance of rain this morning with some fog patches overnight. Here’s everything you need to know this Tuesday morning. Ottawa schools prepare for job action Teachers from 147 public schools across Ottawa are expected to begin the...
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IN THE NEWS: Monday, Nov. 25

Good morning, Ottawa! Today you can expect a partly cloudy morning with more sun in the afternoon and a chance of showers overnight. The weather is expected to reach a high of 6º C and a low of 1º C. Here’s some of the latest news to get you ready for the final Monday of November. Liberal government and First...

Honouring the fallen at the National Military Cemetery 

When it comes to marking Remembrance Day, the National Military Cemetery of Canada — located within Beechwood Cemetery – is one of the most sacred locations for Canada’s military community. Since 2001, an annual ceremony has been held at the cemetery to honour fallen veterans. “A lot of the families come to the National Military Cemetery to be at that...