Environment Canada expects a mix of sun and cloud today with a high of 10C and a low of 1C. There is a chance of showers throughout the afternoon and evening.

Ottawa Food Bank prepares for another uptick in users during holiday season

The Ottawa Food Bank has already seen a rise in users over the summer and they expect another surge as government pandemic supports end this holiday season. City News reports.

Indigenous mothers seek damages for targeted “birth alert” practice

A lawsuit in British Columbia says Indigenous families are disproportionately affected by social workers and hospital staff who flag individuals as unfit to care before separating newborn babies from their parents. CTV News says another lawsuit is expected in Ontario.

Canada wanted a more ambitious plan for climate change at G20 summit: Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said leaders made progress by agreeing that everyone would benefit from limiting global warming to 1.5C above pre-industrial levels, according to CBC News. Trudeau still said he hoped for stronger commitments to control climate change as he headed to the COP26 conference in Scotland.

Public can receive flu shot starting Monday at pharmacies, doctor’s offices

Ottawa Public Health is limiting its flu shot clinics to young children and their families, those without a provincial health card, newcomers to Canada and other individuals facing specific barriers because it is simultaneously running COVID-19 vaccine clinics, CBC News reports. Health experts say influenza cases are expected to rise over last year because of relaxed COVID-19 health measures and larger gatherings.

International flights resume at Ottawa airport

For the first time since spring 2020, the Ottawa International Airport saw planes heading to and arriving from the United States on Sunday. More international flights are to resume this week after the federal government lifted its non-essential travel advisory last Thursday, according to CTV News.