Construction injury

Paramedics treated a 65-year-old roofer for traumatic head injuries after a hoist reportedly fell on the man during a roofing project at 1027 Teron Rd. A Ministry of Labour investigation has since found National Roofing Inc. and its workers were in violation of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

Extra rooms, extra $1.5 million

The site plan for the Ruddy-Shenkman Hospice shows 12 bedrooms, two more than originally planned. The additional rooms are one reason why Hospice Care Ottawa is hoping to raise an extra $1.5 million.

Firefighters respond to electrical malfunction in Corkery

Firefighters respond to a call reporting haze and an electrical smell at a home in Corkery on July 29. Crews turned off the home’s electrical breakers and checked for fire before giving the all clear.

Const. Ryan McEachran of the MERIT pilot project

Once a week, Const. Ryan McEachran joins more than 20 service providers to identify individuals and families living in southeast Ottawa who are at-risk of victimization and who could benefit from a knock on their door by a rapid-fire crisis intervention team. The MERIT pilot program launched last month, and already the door-knocking has begun.

New football field to be built in Orléans

Ottawa-Orléans MP Royal Galipeau speaks with football players from the Orléans Bengals at their current home field at Garneau high school. The two lights at the field only light a small portion, so the team welcomes the news that a new field with a full set of lights will be built for fall 2016. Galipeau a federal funding announcement on July 28.

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