A sunny day is expected in Ottawa today with some fog this morning, says Environment Canada. The high will be 24C with a humidex of 27. The low will be 15C.

Today is election day and polling stations in Ottawa close at 9:30 p.m.

According to Elections Canada, voting may take more time than usual because of COVID-19 precautions. The Liberals and Conservatives are neck-and-neck, Global News reports.

Pfizer vaccine safe for children five to 11

Pfizer-BioNTech announced today the vaccine is safe for those aged five to 11 and plan to authorize distribution in the United States, Europe and elsewhere. CBC has more.   

Body of missing swimmer found in Mooney’s Bay

The Ottawa Fire Services found the missing swimmer after an extensive search of the water and shoreline, CBC reports. No further details have been released.

LRT shut down after Sunday derailment

Thirteen people were on the train at the time of the accident, but no one was injured, CBC reports. This is the second derailment since August. It could be at least a week before the LRT starts running again.

Gee-Gees defensive lineman dies after game

Francis Perron passed away after his team lost 11-0 to the University of Toronto Blues, the Ottawa Citizen reports. No details regarding the cause of death have been released.