Expect a mix of sun and cloud today with a 30 per cent chance of showers. The high will be 14C and drop to 2C tonight, Environment Canada says.

CHEO preps ICU beds for COVID patients

The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario is preparing to accept transfers of adult patients requiring critical care as local hospitals see record numbers of COVID-19 patients, CTV reports.

Outaouais under strict lockdown to April 25

Premier François Legault announced on Tuesday that the lockdown measures in Quebec City, Chaudière-Appalaches and the Outaouais region will be extended until April 25. This means the curfew, closure of non-essential businesses and schools being online only in those regions remains in effect. The measures are also being extended to cover the entirety of the Chaudière-Appalaches and Outaouais regions. CBC has more.

City parks may close three hours early

The City of Ottawa is prepared to close parks three hours earlier to stop people from hanging out, and littering public space, during a provincial stay-at-home order meant to curb the spread of COVID-19. The Ottawa Citizen explains.

Final design of new central library revealed

The final designs for the city of Ottawa’s future central library have been unveiled during a meeting of the library board, CBC reports.

Driver dies after car slams into home

Ottawa police say a driver has died after crashing into a house in the Elmvale Acres neighbourhood overnight. CTV has more.