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Author: Michael Edgar


Vaccinating Ottawa’s homeless population poses unique problems

As the vaccine rollout proceeds in the city, Ottawa Inner City Health is leading the charge to get vaccines into the arms of the homeless population. This group was initially scheduled for shots in the second phase of vaccination but city officials moved them up the queue after outbreaks spread through six shelters earlier this year. The challenge now is…


Amid steep pandemic job losses, Ottawa’s Y protected its workers and became a Top 100 employer in Canada

The YMCA-YWCA of the National Capital Region has been recognized by The Career Directory, one of Canada’s leading employment guides, as a top employer for recent graduates for 2021.. The registered charity serves more than 90,000 people across the region annually. Promoting healthy living and supporting vulnerable people, the organization employs hundreds of full- and part-time workers. The YMCA-YWCA is…