CHEO using technology to link family doctors, specialist physicians

CHEO is now using a high-tech service that provides family doctors and specialist physicians with a secure way to communicate online. The eConsult service is designed to reduce wait times for consultations and improve care for patients.

CHEO using technology to link family doctors, specialist physicians

OTTAWA - The region’s children’s hospital is now using a new high-tech service that has already proven effective in reducing the time it...

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Centenarian mall walker

Adam Kveton/Metroland Centenarian Augustin Tomas blows out his birthday candles during the In Club Mall Walkers group’s celebration at the Hazeldean Mall on Aug. 15. Tomas turned 100 on Aug. 9.

Hazeldean Mall walker turns 100

News - Augustin Tomas has always lived an active lifestyle, whether as a farmer in the Philippines, a single parent to his children or now...

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Eagles Nest opens in Barrhaven

Barrhaven Coun. Jan Harder, Mayor Jim Watson, Ottawa West-Nepean MPP Bob Chiarelli, Couns. Mark Taylor and Rick Chiarelli, all join Nepean Eagles president Bruce Campbell and Vice-president Bob Wilson at the unveiling of the plaque that will adorn the new media centre at South Nepean Park on Aug. 20.

Eagles Nest opens in Barrhaven

BARRHAVEN - Barrhaven Coun. Jan Harder, Mayor Jim Watson, Ottawa West-Nepean MPP Bob Chiarelli, Couns. Mark Taylor and Rick Chiarelli, all...

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Horses change lives of special needs clients

Alexandre Charron-Raymond has a moment with a horse before his riding session at Happy Trails Riding Stables. Happy Trails only works with riders with special needs.

Horses change lives of special needs clients

Orleans - The first time Alexandre Charron-Raymond arrived at the Happy Trails Riding Stables, he didn’t even want to get out of the car....

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Sens rink

Children play on the newly opened Sens rink in Bayshore Park on Aug. 14. Funded by the Ottawa Senators Foundation and Ferguslea Properties, the city-maintained rink will offer four-season recreational opportunities for local children and adults.

Sens rink opens in Accora Village

The list of recreational options for kids living in Accora Village just got a lot longer following the opening of a new Sens RINK in...

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Market foot patrol a success

Police say the two-month police foot patrol in the Byward Market was a success.

Police report success with Lowertown foot patrol

Adding extra enforcement in the Byward Market has earned the Ottawa police positive results following the second season of the Lowertown...

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Ice bucket challenge

Eugene Melnyk, owner of the Ottawa Senators, left, and the team’s top defenceman Erik Karlsson are doused with icy water outside the Canadian Tire Centre in Kanata on Aug. 19 as part of a charitable ice-bucket challenge. The spread of the ice bucket challenge has seen the ALS Society receive over a quarter of a million in donations.

ALS Canada donations skyrocket with ice bucket challenge

The regional manager for ALS Canada says donations and awareness have skyrocketed since the ALS ice bucket challenge went viral.

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Go digging into Ottawa’s past during public archeological excavations

Ian Badgely, left, an archeologist with the National Capital Commission, and Jean-Luc Pilon, central archeologist with the Canadian Museum of History, will be leading the public through two free archeological digs in Vincent Massey Park for the second year on Aug. 23 and 24.

Go digging into Ottawa’s past during public archeological excavations

OTTAWA - A few layers of dirt and grass at Vincent Massey Park are all that lie between the present and a culture that dates back at least...

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