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Author: Mingwei Qin


City still faces lifeguard shortage after COVID closures halted training programs

It’s an advisory that can be found on websites and at recreational facilities across Ottawa: “Please note that some regular public swims may be cancelled on short notice due to a shortage of lifeguards.” The message was recently sent to local residents on Family Day — as it had been previously on Remembrance Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Truth and Reconciliation…