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Author: Rachel Morgan

Blue ribbons tied on tree branches. Looking through the tree branches to the sky.

Ribbons of remembrance: Ottawa church dedicates COVID tree to honour victims, soothe community’s grief

A small tree beside a church in the Glebe has been transformed into a memorial for local victims of the COVID-19 pandemic. Hundreds of pale blue ribbons — the colour of the disposable masks so commonly worn since the global health crisis began in the spring — flutter among the tree’s branches, each knotted strand dedicated to an Ottawa resident…