Olympic champion Erica Wiebe arrives at airport

Youngsters Rhemy Maidment, left, and Raine Maidment, right, get to hold the Olympic gold medal being worn by Olympic wrestling champion Erica Wiebe, centre.

Pediatric Physio and Occupational Therapy

Amanda Dresch is one of two occupational therapists at Pediatric Physio and Occupational Therapy in Kanata. The treatment rooms are filled with fun items like a rock wall, swings and a pressure roller, seen here, which is a calming tool that puts pressure on a person's nerves. 'All our therapy is done through play,' says Dresch. 'There's so much going on in their brain; we help them get it out of their bodies.'

Funding renewed for offload program

Dr. Guy Hébert, an emergency room doctor who also oversees the emergency departments at the General and Civic campuses of the Ottawa Hospital, says provincial funding for emergency room nurses who monitor less urgent patients after they are brought in by ambulance frees up paramedics and ensures care is received more quickly.

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