Ottawa airport screening passengers for Ebola virus; Enhanced screenin– Image 1

Enhanced screening for the Ebola virus is now being conducted at six Canadian airports, including the Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport. Dr. Gregory Taylor, chief public health officer of Canada, says the risk of Canadians contracting the Ebola virus is "very low."

Ottawa airport screening passengers for Ebola virus; Enhanced screening measures targeting travellers from West African nations

While there are no direct flights into Canada from Ebola-affected West African nations, passengers arriving at six Canadian airports,...

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Enterovirus D68 cases at CHEO climb to 12; All patients have been trea– Image 1

Since late August, 12 patients at CHEO have tested positive for enterovirus D68, which presents like a common cold but can cause wheezing and breathing difficulties in some children with asthma. The patients have all been treated and released.

Enterovirus D68 cases at CHEO climb to 12; All patients have been treated and released

Eight patients have been treated for enterovirus D68 at the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, bringing the total to 12 since August.

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Race day inspires kids, youth to think locally, act globally– Image 1

Children, including Hanna Wyllie, left, Emily Sinclair, 10 and Reagan Grochot, 10, sprint in preparation for the third-annual South Ottawa Race Day on Oct. 26 at Rideau Carleton Raceway.

Race day inspires kids, youth to think locally, act globally

When Karen Hill sees children and teenagers decked out in their race T-shirts tears well up in her eyes.

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Outreach expansion helping vulnerable seniors; Nurses, community healt– Image 1

Ninety-year-old Hope Wilson, left, her home care worker, registered nurse Patricia Barrett-Robillard and Cathie Racicot, co-ordinator of primary care outreach at the South-East Ottawa Community Health Centre, celebrate the expansion of a vulnerable seniors outreach program Oct. 8.

Outreach expansion helping vulnerable seniors; Nurses, community health workers provide free house calls

Every time registered nurse Patricia Barrett-Robillard knocks at Hope Wilson's door, the 90-yearold Alta Vista resident knows she will be in...

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Ballet company taps local talent for The Nutcracker– Image 1

Clea Iveson, education manager for Ballet Jorgen, said the company looked at dozens of dancers for the local casting of the Nutcracker, A Canadian Tradition

Ballet company taps local talent for The Nutcracker

Local ballet dancers got their chance to shine on Oct. 4 thanks to annual casting call by Ballet Jorgen at the Nepean Creative Arts Centre...

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Chaudière rezoning OK'ed despite critics' pleas– Image 1

Developer Windmill got city council's blessing for its plans to build a mixed-use community on the site of a former paper mill on Albert and Chaudiere islands, despite 47 people speaking in opposition to the plan. Many critics wanted to see the indigenous sacred lands preserved.

Chaudière rezoning OK'ed despite critics' pleas

After hearing positive feedback about Windmill's proposed Chaudière and Albert islands redevelopment, members of the planning committee were...

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NCC plans footbridge, path access to hidden island 'gems'– Image 1

Orléans resident Brenda Turner and National Capital Commission staffer Larry Yarema look over plans for improved pedestrian and cyclist access to Richmond Landing and Victoria and Amelia islands during a public meeting on Oct. 7.

NCC plans footbridge, path access to hidden island 'gems'

News -Three new footbridges and improvements and additions to pathways on the islands near the Portage Bridge will provide better access to...

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$1.2 million worth of marijuana plants hidden is farmers' fields; Year– Image 1

Police discovered two crops of marijuana growing in farmers' crops in rural areas near Kanata in an annual search this fall.

$1.2 million worth of marijuana plants hidden is farmers' fields; Yearly search helps to cripple organized crime

Ottawa police discovered $1.2 million worth of marijuana plants hidden in two farmers' fields near Kanata during a yearly aerial search of...

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