Today will be cloudy with some showers this morning, ending in the afternoon, says Environment Canada. There will be a 40 per cent chance rain later today. The high will be 18 and the low 6C.

Ottawa Hospital requiring proof of vaccination for visitors

Starting today, visitors must show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination while visiting the hospital, CTV Ottawa reports. This requirement is only for visitors, not patients.

Michaels in Canada after three-year detention in China

Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor returned to Canada and are settling into a new life of freedom after three years in a Chinese prison, CBC reports.

O-Train assessment begin

Ottawa entered a second week without O-Train service because of a recent derailment. An expert will begin a preliminary assessment of the plans for returning services today, CTV Ottawa reports.

School-age children the largest portion of COVID-19 cases in Ottawa

Those under 19 in Ottawa account for about 35 per cent of the 474 active cases in Ottawa as of Sept. 26. Children nine years and under account for about 110 cases. CTV Ottawa has the full story.

Rideau-Goulbourn to be renamed along with other wards

Six wards in Ottawa will be renamed. Rideau-Goulbourn will be renamed because it is currently honouring Sir Henry Goulbourn, who was an absentee slave owner of a plantation in Jamaica. CBC has the full story.