The forecast today calls for a high of 1°C and a low of -3°C. The Weather Channel is predicting partly cloudy skies throughout the day.

O-Train link to Barrhaven passes committee

Ottawa’s Barrhaven LRT project passed its first test Monday CTV reports with approval by the City of Ottawa’s Transportation Committee. As part of the $3 billion project, bridges will be built over the Via Rail lines at Fallowfield Road, Woodroffe Avenue and the South Transitway.

Two charged in knife-point robbery at Pimisi station

Two Ottawa men were charged in connection to an attempted knife-point robbery at the Pimisi O-Train station Saturday night. Visit Global News for the full story.

COVID-19 outbreak surges at Nepean nursing home

Following a surge of cases over the weekend, 102 residents and 32 staff at Extendicare Starwood on Starwood Road in Nepean have tested positive for COVID-19. Four residents have died from the virus. CBC News has the full story.

Ontario to increase direct care in LTC homes

Ontario Premier Doug Ford says the province will increase the direct care provided to long-term care residents to a daily average of four hours, up from its current average of 2.75 hours per day. Read on at the Ottawa Citizen.

COVID-19 in Ottawa today

On Monday, Ottawa Public Health reported 65 new cases of COVID-19, with 750 known active cases, according to CBC News.