Gift from the heart: Maximizing the blood supply in Ottawa
Rain or shine, there are different challenges to maintaining a national blood supply throughout the year. Organizations like Canadian Blood Services and blood distribution organizations are central to ensuring its availability to those in need.
Privacy concerns at the Ottawa Hospital prompt questions from the federal Privacy Commissioner
The Ottawa Hospital has taken down a camera that was filming people in a radiology waiting room in the General campus. The placement of the camera has come to the attention of the federal Privacy Commissioner.
Ottawa woman raises awareness about autoimmune conditions one sock at a time
An Ottawa woman has started an initiative to give out socks to raise awareness of autoimmune diseases.
Experts remain concerned despite small drop in opioid related emergency visits in Ottawa
Recent data shows no increase in emergency department visits for suspected overdoses for 2018, but experts warn the opioid crisis continues.
Number of police-reported sexual assaults soared in 2017, Statistics Canada says
Ontario ranks fourth among provinces and territories to experience an increase of sexual assault reports following the #MeToo era.
Fillings or finances: Changes to OSAP are worrying students in Ontario
Will the Ontario government’s changes to OSAP make university more affordable? This story breaks down what these changes will mean for students.
Century-old Parliament Hill elm tree awaits the axe
A “heritage” white elm tree on Parliament Hill is coming down, to the dismay of a local environmental group.
Breaking barriers: New Ottawa study aims to empower those battling addictions and homelessness
People experiencing homelessness are facing barriers entering the workforce. A new study aims to find solutions from within the community.