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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Tinkering with science– Image 1

Above: Frederic St-Amour from Montreal, Que. concentrates on fitting the top back on an R2-T54 unit that he painstakingly built over an 18-month period. St-Amour joined members of the Ottawa chapter of the Astromech Club, made up builders of R2 units, inspired by the Star Wars movies.

Tinkering with science

The two-day Ottawa Mini Maker Faire at the Canada Science and Technology Museum was a popular attraction during a rainy weekend on Aug. 16...

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CHEO using tech to link family doctors, specialist physicians– Image 1

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 tech to link family doctors, specialist physicians

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

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Young women learn firefighting ropes from the pros– Image 1

Sophia Villeneuve, 15, of Riverside South carries out a fake baby with her partner Ryann Seiler, 15, of Stittsville, under the supervision of firefighting instructors Marie-Aude Grandmaitre, back left, and Shannon Gobey on Aug. 12. The teens were among 24 young women taking part in the Ottawa fire department's annual basic firefighter training program for women ages 15 to 19.

Young women learn firefighting ropes from the pros

Ryann Seiler and Sophia Villeneuve drop to their hands and knees and peer through their protective facemasks into the pitch black ahead.

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Dog rescued in high-rise fire– Image 1

Smoke billows out from a fifth-floor unit in a Heatherington apartment building.

Dog rescued in high-rise fire

A dog was rescued by Ottawa firefighters after fire broke out in a bedroom in a fifth-floor unit of a high-rise apartment building in...

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Dyslexia has direct impact on academic performance– Image 1

Dyslexia has a direct and significant impact on academic achievement.

Dyslexia has direct impact on academic performance

Does your child read very slowly and inaccurately?

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Hunt Club homes rocked by gunfire; Bullets hit three houses on McCarth– Image 1

Dave Brown points to a bullet hole above his side of the bed at the Quarry housing co-operative where he and his wife live at 3275 McCarthy Rd. Bullets were fired into his home and two nearby residences around 6 a.m. on Aug. 17. The Ottawa police guns and gangs unit is investigating.

Hunt Club homes rocked by gunfire; Bullets hit three houses on McCarthy Road, narrowly miss sleeping residents

Dave and Carol Brown were sound asleep in their Hunt Club home early Sunday morning when, unbeknownst to them, a bullet ripped through their...

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Five-metre pepper grinder unveiled at college; Cabinet-making students– Image 1

Rod Dagenais demonstrates how Algonquin College's new approximately five-metre pepper grinder works. The college unveiled the grinder on Aug. 14, where it was measured and submitted to the Guinness Book of World Records.

Five-metre pepper grinder unveiled at college; Cabinet-making students hope to make Guinness Book of World Record

A group of cabinet making and furniture technician students from Algonquin College are hoping to make the Guinness Book of World Records...

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