Going paperless

Forty-three of CHEO’s outpatient clinics have gone paperless after adopting a new electronic records management system known as Epic. The regional children's hospital is one of just a few hospitals in Canada to make this high-tech overhaul.

Airport taxi protest

Airport taxi drivers Ahmad Vassal, left, and Mazon Moody hold protest signs along the Airport Parkway the morning of Aug. 25. The drivers took their protest over an increase in airport dispatching fees to City Hall the day before on Aug. 24 to request a meeting with Mayor Jim Watson in hopes of ending their stalemate with their dispatch company.

Canada Sports Officials helps homeless generate income

Canada Sports Officials offers homeless individuals and those new to Canada a sustainable source of income by working as soccer officials. The initiative, founded by University of Ottawa student group Enactus, pays for the training and certification.

Jewish Federation of Ottawa campaign launch

Marc Kielburger, co-founder of Me to We and Free the Children, will be one of three speakers at the Jewish Federation of Ottawa's annual campaign kickoff on Sept. 9.

Parkland policy changes

The city's planning committee has agreed to allow life-cycle repair and maintenance projects to be funded from cash-in-lieu of parkland funds.

Up for review

Para Transpo staff is inviting the public to provide feedback about the service’s booking systems and eligibility criteria. Sixteen sessions are planned for September and October.

Life's a beach - sometimes

The city's beach season closed Aug. 16 in the middle of a heat wave. Coun. Diane Deans has asked staff to see if the schedule can be shifted to better align with school holidays.

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