Good morning, Ottawa! Keep your umbrellas handy as Environment Canada is predicting cloudy skies with a 40 per cent chance of showers. The high will be 17°C with a low of 11°C overnight.
A day of mourning: How the world watched the funeral of Queen Elizabeth
While thousands gathered Monday at Westminster Abbey to mourn the death of Queen Elizabeth II, millions tuned in from around the world. BBC News has more.
Russia summons Canadian ambassador after alleged attack on embassy
A Molotov cocktail thrown at the Russian embassy in Ottawa last Monday prompted Russian officials to summon Canada’s ambassador, citing concerns of “hostile actions” and a low level of police presence at the Charlotte Street property. CBC News has the full story.
Hurricane Fiona tears through Caribbean; to hit Atlantic Canada this weekend
Hurricane Fiona struck the Dominican Republic Monday, a day after it roared through Puerto Rico causing damage the governor called “catastrophic.” Global News has this story as they track the hurricane moving north, saying it could hit Canada’s east coast by Saturday.
Canadians bid farewell to Queen Elizabeth at Ottawa ceremony
Hundreds of people filled Ottawa’s downtown streets to mourn the late monarch Monday. The city hosted a memorial parade and a commemorative service at Christ Church Cathedral for Queen Elizabeth II. CTV News has more.
Queensway-Carleton Hospital opens COVID-19 testing site
The Queensway-Carleton Hospital has a new off-site COVID-19 assessment centre. The site comes in preparation for the colder months when flu and COVID-19 cases are expected to spike. According to CTV News, the hospital hopes the site will help alleviate the pressure felt on emergency rooms.
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