Happy Friday, Ottawa! Environment Canada says it’s a cool 6ºC out there. The temperature will climb to a high of 21ºC. Here is everything you need to know to get your Friday started.

Chiarelli under integrity investigation

Ottawa councillor Rick Chiarelli is under investigation for a number of “sketchy experiences” according to the Ottawa Citizen. Mayor Jim Watson is asking for others to come forward if they’ve had an experience with Chiarelli, and is calling on Chiarelli to quit.

Not enough Canadians have a family doctor

According to a study done by the Canadian Institute of Health Information, the number of doctors is increasing at double the rate of the Canadian population. Still, CTV News found that nearly 4.8 million Canadians said they did not have a family doctor.

Water may not be most hydrating liquid

A study from St. Andrew’s University in Scotland says that water may not be the most hydrating thing you can drink. In this article from CNN, studies show that milk or Gatorade might be better for hydration.

McDavid, Matthews make top 50; no Senators on list

The Toronto Maple Leaf’s centre ranks ninth in ESPN’s predicted top 50 players for the 2019-2020 season. Connor McDavid tops the list followed by Nikita Kucherov (Tampa) and Nathan MacKinnon. No Ottawa Senator made the top 50. You can read more here

Ukraine scandal ups the pressure on Trump

A declassified statement from a whistle blower in the Trump impeachment has surfaced stating that Donald Trump had direct contact with the Ukraine president, Vlodymyr Zelensky, urging the Ukraine president to dig up information against opponent Joe Biden. “The President abused his office for personal gain,” according to this article from The National.


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