Ottawa – Images For Canada http://imagesforcanada.com/ Fri, 14 Jan 2022 22:07:30 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.8 https://imagesforcanada.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/cropped-icon-32x32.png Ottawa – Images For Canada http://imagesforcanada.com/ 32 32 Ottawa’s sewage signal plateaus, bringing hope Omicron’s wave slows https://imagesforcanada.com/ottawas-sewage-signal-plateaus-bringing-hope-omicrons-wave-slows/ Fri, 14 Jan 2022 22:07:30 +0000 https://imagesforcanada.com/ottawas-sewage-signal-plateaus-bringing-hope-omicrons-wave-slows/ Links to the breadcrumb News Local News What is critical is that the sewage readings closely tracked what will be seen in hospitals around five days later during this surge.]]>

What is critical is that the sewage readings closely tracked what will be seen in hospitals around five days later during this surge.

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Amid the relentless wave of disruption and disease caused by the Omicron variant, a glimmer of hope emerges. And it’s coming from the basement.

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Ottawa’s sewage signal shows signs of leveling off and it’s a promising sign that the rocket growth of the Omicron variant may have slowed down – at least for now – since arriving in Ottawa in late November.

“We’ve seen a plateau since the start of this week, which is very encouraging for us,” said Robert Delatolla, an engineering professor at the University of Ottawa who is part of a team that developed the process for detection of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. in the sewer system.

If that trend continues, he said, a plateau in hospitalizations could follow about five days later, which would be a welcome relief for overstretched hospital staff.

Ottawa Public Health advises caution, saying more data is needed and there are still many people who have not encountered Omicron, which could lead to increased transmission, especially when health measures are lifted. .

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Canadian scientists like Delatolla and his team are world leaders in tracking the spread of COVID in communities by measuring the virus in sewage. People with COVID-19 shed the virus in their stool whether they have symptoms or not, making sewage sampling a potentially more accurate read of community spread than individual testing.

Now that most people can’t get PCR tests and rapid tests are in short supply, sewage is proving an invaluable tool for scientists and health experts to better understand what’s going on, what they’re can no longer do accurately by measuring positive tests.

“Currently, the viral load measurement that we observe in wastewater is very reliable. It’s probably our best source of understanding what’s going on in the community,” Delatolla said.

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What is critical is that the sewage readings closely tracked what will be seen in hospitals around five days later during this surge.

This is more important than ever as hospitals, long-term care homes and other health facilities – in Ottawa and across Ontario – struggle to find staff as hospitalizations related to the COVID-19 are increasing and essential workers are getting sick.

The latest wave of the pandemic is far from over. On Friday, the federal government released modeling showing that the next few weeks will bring an intense period of record cases and hospitalizations across Canada.

Ottawa, which had the first cases identified in the country in late November, may be slightly ahead of that national curve, according to the sewage signal.

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This week, Ottawa’s medical officer of health, Dr. Vera Etches, said she’s been watching the sewage signal closely, but it’s too early to say it’s a trend.

“You can never call a trend out of a few days of data,” she said.

But Delatolla said Friday the trend appears more stable and indicates the rapid rise in cases has slowed and likely plateaued.

It suggests that tightened lockdown restrictions, including closing restaurants for indoor dining and imposing additional restrictions on indoor gatherings, have made a difference.

That could change when the children return to school in person on Monday for the first time since the start of the winter holidays in December, which will be closely watched.

Ottawa’s isn’t the only sewage signal showing the wave is slowing or leveling off. A similar trend is seen in Hamilton and elsewhere, Delatolla said.

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Ottawa epidemiologist Dr. Doug Manuel said there were other signs that cases were starting to flatten, including slowing hospitalization rates and declining positivity. Some European countries are starting to see the number of cases decrease.

“If it’s flattening out, it’s because we’ve really restricted our social connections.”

Manuel said a slowdown in the rapid rise in cases should ease pressure on hospitals and other essential services which are facing critical staff shortages.

“We need a break in our hospitals right now. We really can’t go much higher and be able to maintain services.

Public health officials have estimated the current surge will peak by the end of the month — sewage data suggests it could be slightly earlier — with hospitalizations expected to peak a week or two later.

Manuel and others are working on creating a model using wastewater data to give a better idea of ​​where this wave is heading.

It will still be some time before there is enough community immunity to reduce all public health measures, Manuel said. But he’s starting to make plans for the summer, for the first time since the pandemic began.

“We are getting closer. There’s this light at the end of the tunnel that I’ve never seen before.

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Omicron in Ottawa: Extension of vaccine passports a possible solution to the increase in hospitalizations, experts say https://imagesforcanada.com/omicron-in-ottawa-extension-of-vaccine-passports-a-possible-solution-to-the-increase-in-hospitalizations-experts-say/ Mon, 10 Jan 2022 09:00:00 +0000 https://imagesforcanada.com/omicron-in-ottawa-extension-of-vaccine-passports-a-possible-solution-to-the-increase-in-hospitalizations-experts-say/ Hospitalizations in Ontario are rising rapidly towards their third wave pandemic peak. As of Sunday, more than 2,400 Ontarians were hospitalized with COVID-19, including 60 in the capital. Reports of overwhelmed hospitals are coming in from across the country, as epidemics and staffing issues leave healthcare workers exhausted. “The health care system would not be […]]]>

Hospitalizations in Ontario are rising rapidly towards their third wave pandemic peak. As of Sunday, more than 2,400 Ontarians were hospitalized with COVID-19, including 60 in the capital.

Reports of overwhelmed hospitals are coming in from across the country, as epidemics and staffing issues leave healthcare workers exhausted.

“The health care system would not be overwhelmed or about to be overwhelmed if we had a fully vaccinated population,” Dr Peter Juni told CTV News Toronto on Thursday..

The suggestion has led some health experts to look for ways to increase Ontario’s immunization coverage, especially among those who haven’t received a first dose.

“Even increasing the number of vaccinations by a few percentage points seems to make a significant difference and I don’t think we can stress the importance of that,” said Dr Christopher Labos, Montreal-based epidemiologist and cardiologist.

Dr. Juni estimates that there are about 1.5 million unvaccinated Ontarians. One possible initiative to reduce this number could be to follow in Quebec’s footsteps, which will require proof of vaccination to purchase alcohol or cannabis at provincial retailers starting January 18.

According to a publication on the social networks of the Minister of Health of Quebec, appointments for the first doses have increased from about 1,500 per day to over 6,000.

“I think this has clearly turned out to be a successful strategy. I was frankly quite surprised that it was going to be successful, but it was. It just underscores the fact that different people have different sets of priorities and so if you show people what the practical benefits of vaccination are for them to go through the normal routine of their lives, they will, ”Dr Labos said. .

Ottawa residents are divided over the idea, with some hoping Ontario will follow suit.

“Most people get vaccinated, so I think that might encourage other people a little more reluctant,” said an Ottawa resident.

“Ontario should adopt the same policy because it will help reduce the spread of COVID-19,” added Chris, another Ottawa resident.

Others were far from eager to see the change.

“I think you should keep your medical opinions out of whether or not you can buy products,” Kyle said.

“There is no reason for this, it is just an additional restriction,” Ahmad Mokeen said.

In Ottawa, 90 percent of the eligible population has at least one dose of the vaccine, 83 percent are fully immunized.

On Sunday, pharmacist Jordan Clark was running a walk-in clinic offering reminders to people in the education sector. He says his clinic still has occasional appointments for the first dose.

“We have seen first and second doses, every time we see them, especially the first doses, we do everything we can to do them almost immediately because we know there was, at some point, a barrier. for these people and for whatever reason, now that this barrier is gone, ”said Clark.



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45% of Ottawa adults receive booster shot as third-dose COVID-19 rollout continues https://imagesforcanada.com/45-of-ottawa-adults-receive-booster-shot-as-third-dose-covid-19-rollout-continues/ Sat, 08 Jan 2022 09:00:40 +0000 https://imagesforcanada.com/45-of-ottawa-adults-receive-booster-shot-as-third-dose-covid-19-rollout-continues/ The city of Ottawa has one of the highest rates of booster doses administered in Ontario, as the rush continues for third doses in guns as the Omicron variant spreads. As of Friday, 378,574 residents aged 18 and over in Ottawa had received a third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, representing 45.4% of eligible residents […]]]>

The city of Ottawa has one of the highest rates of booster doses administered in Ontario, as the rush continues for third doses in guns as the Omicron variant spreads.

As of Friday, 378,574 residents aged 18 and over in Ottawa had received a third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, representing 45.4% of eligible residents receiving the booster dose.

Ottawa’s medical officer of health, Dr. Vera Etches, received her third dose on Friday.

According to data from Public Health Ontario, Ottawa has the third highest rate of third doses administered in Ontario.

The Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington Public Health Unit reports that 56% of residents 18 and older received a third dose. A total of 46.5 percent of eligible adults in the Timiskaming Health Unit area received a third dose.

The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark Health Unit reports that 44.6 percent of adults aged 18 and over have received three doses, the Eastern Ontario Health Unit says 34 percent of eligible adults received a third dose, while 33.7 percent of eligible adults at Renfrew County received the booster dose.

As of December 20, all residents of Ontario aged 18 and over are eligible to receive a third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, 84 days after receiving a second dose.

Ottawa Public Health is prioritizing certain groups to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. The priority groups are:

  • Individuals 60 years of age and over

  • Education and child care workers

  • Employees, volunteers and caregivers of residents of long-term care homes and retirement homes

  • Pregnant people

Residents of priority groups can use a new COVID-19 Vaccine Walk-In Pre-Registration Tool to access a walk-in appointment at a nearby clinic in Ottawa.

CHILDREN 5 TO 11 YEARS OLD

The Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington Public Health Unit has the highest rate of first doses for children aged 5 to 11 in Ontario, with 64 percent having received a dose.

Ottawa is second in Ontario, with 63% of children aged 5 to 11 receiving the first dose.

You can make an appointment through the COVID-19 vaccination portal, by calling the Provincial Contact Center for Vaccines at 1-833-943-3900 and via select pharmacies and primary care facilities.

COVID-19 VACCINE RAPID STATISTICS IN OTTAWA

  • Ottawa residents with at least one dose (5+): 896,747

  • Ottawa residents with two doses (5+): 826,007

  • Ottawa residents with three doses (18+): 378,574

  • Percentage of the population aged 5 years and over who received at least one dose: 90%

  • Percentage of the population aged 5 years and over with two doses: 83%

(Ottawa Public Health data as of January 7)

Number of Ottawa residents with three doses

  • 5-11: 0

  • 12-17: 680

  • 18-29: 43 641

  • 30-39: 45 237

  • 40-49: 50 980

  • 50-59: 72 279

  • 60-69: 75,023

  • 70-79: 57,797

  • 80 years and over: 33,617

(According to Ottawa Public Health Data, 50 percent of Ottawa adults aged 18 and older who received two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine received a third dose)



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Critics and industry urge Ottawa to reconsider mandate of trucker vaccines to protect supply chains https://imagesforcanada.com/critics-and-industry-urge-ottawa-to-reconsider-mandate-of-trucker-vaccines-to-protect-supply-chains/ Thu, 06 Jan 2022 09:00:00 +0000 https://imagesforcanada.com/critics-and-industry-urge-ottawa-to-reconsider-mandate-of-trucker-vaccines-to-protect-supply-chains/ The federal government risks hitting Canada’s fragile supply chains with yet another shock wave if it issues a planned vaccination mandate for truckers, say conservatives and industry groups. Ottawa will begin requiring proof of vaccination for all truckers effective January 15. Some warn the mandate will sideline thousands of workers in an industry that already […]]]>

The federal government risks hitting Canada’s fragile supply chains with yet another shock wave if it issues a planned vaccination mandate for truckers, say conservatives and industry groups.

Ottawa will begin requiring proof of vaccination for all truckers effective January 15.

Some warn the mandate will sideline thousands of workers in an industry that already suffers from a shortage of drivers.

“There will be serious consequences for the supply chain if this policy remains in place,” said MP Melissa Lantsman, Conservative transport critic.

“I don’t quite understand how [the Liberals] have failed to give Canadians and industry the reassurance they need that the situation will not worsen. “

Lantsman sent a letter to Transport Minister Omar Alghabra this week asking his government to do more to support the trucking industry if the mandate is introduced as planned.

Global supply chains have been strained throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, resulting in widespread delivery delays and shortages of certain products.

Those worried about the government’s plan to require vaccines for truckers say the loss of more drivers could threaten the movement of essential supplies, like food and building materials, and make it difficult for small businesses to deliver their products to customers.

Conservative transportation critic Melissa Lantsman says the federal government has not created an adequate plan to support the trucking industry. (SRC)

The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA), the Canadian Chamber of Commerce and Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters have all called on the federal government to eliminate or postpone the mandate.

The Liberal government has not indicated its intention to change or delay the mandate.

Industry could lose tens of thousands of drivers

The CTA estimates that about 10 to 20 percent of Canadian truckers – between 12,000 and 22,000 workers – will be forced out of their jobs when the mandate is implemented.

The loss would worsen the plight of what the group describes as a struggling industry. Canada was already facing a shortage of 20,000 drivers in the spring of 2021.

Stephen Laskowski, chairman of CTA, said further losses would disproportionately hurt small businesses that don’t have the money or the ability to get trucking services in a market with fewer available drivers.

“Some sectors of the economy may have little disruption,” he told CBC News. “Others who can’t be so competitive… will see more effect.”

The CTA estimates that about 70 percent of the $ 650 billion in trade between the United States and Canada is by truck.

Truckers who are not vaccinated will not be allowed to cross the border into Canada from January 15th.

Perrin Beatty, president of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, said the disruption caused by the mandate will eventually be evident across the country.

“We will see shortages of merchandise in stores,” Beatty said.

“No excuse” not to be vaccinated

Laskowski said vaccination rates in the trucking industry largely mirror those of the broader Canadian population.

According to CBC News data, 80.6% of eligible Canadians received two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine, while 86.9% received at least one dose.

Laskowski said vaccination rates vary widely from one trucking company to another, with some reporting rates close to 100 percent and others reporting rates below 50 percent.

In his letter to the government, Lantsman said truckers who work alone in their vehicles pose a low risk of transmitting COVID-19. Some health experts say, however, that truckers traveling long distances across the continent could end up unintentionally transporting the new coronavirus.

“With the growing variant coming on, there is no excuse at all not to be vaccinated,” said Timothy Sly, epidemiologist and professor emeritus in the School of Occupational and Public Health at Ryerson University.

In an email to CBC News, Alghabra’s office did not respond to a question about the warrant and whether it could be changed.

“Our government is committed to continuing to work collaboratively to find solutions to the logistical challenges that have emerged since the start of the pandemic,” a spokesperson wrote.


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First homicide of 2022: a routine call leads to the discovery of the body inside a building https://imagesforcanada.com/first-homicide-of-2022-a-routine-call-leads-to-the-discovery-of-the-body-inside-a-building/ Tue, 04 Jan 2022 02:03:45 +0000 https://imagesforcanada.com/first-homicide-of-2022-a-routine-call-leads-to-the-discovery-of-the-body-inside-a-building/ Breadcrumb Links Local news Curtis Kanayok was arrested for second degree murder and appeared in court Monday morning. Author of the article: Gary Dimmock Release date : Jan 03, 2022 • 19 minutes ago • 1 minute read]]>

Curtis Kanayok was arrested for second degree murder and appeared in court Monday morning.

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It’s a routine call for a guy who passed out in the lobby of a public apartment building on Russell Road.

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Ottawa police were called at 1:15 a.m. Monday, and patrol officers arrived three minutes later, woke the drunken man and began showing him his apartment a few floors up.

As they escorted Curtis Kanayok, 31, to his sleeping unit, officers spotted what appeared to be blood splattering on the man’s clothes, police said.

And when they opened the door to her apartment at 2080 Russell Rd., There was blood everywhere, police said.

They found Silasie Pillaktuaq, 34, dead on the floor in the apartment. He had been stabbed to death.

Kanayok was arrested for second degree murder and appeared in court Monday morning to be brought to justice at the Elgin Street courthouse.

No details of the case were read in court on Monday, a holiday at the provincial courthouse.

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Police have not publicly disclosed a theory on the mobile. Kanayok has been in jail since his arrest on Monday shortly after 1:18 a.m.

Pillaktuaq’s knife death is the first homicide in Ottawa in 2022.

The accused killer remains in jail and is prohibited from contacting two people, according to a court order issued on Monday.

Police seized the accused’s clothes for forensic analysis and are awaiting DNA results.

Ottawa police notified the next of kin on Monday.

The accused killer is represented by defense lawyer Rob McGowan. He declined to comment on the details of the case as he awaits disclosure.

“I’ve been representing Curtis for about 10 years now. His involvement in the criminal justice system has always been on the less serious side of the spectrum, ”said McGowan.

“The next step for Curtis and I is to review the police investigation and resume it from there,” the attorney said.

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Game day: Maple Leafs host Ottawa Senators https://imagesforcanada.com/game-day-maple-leafs-host-ottawa-senators/ Sat, 01 Jan 2022 21:00:00 +0000 https://imagesforcanada.com/game-day-maple-leafs-host-ottawa-senators/ Toronto Maple Leafs vs Ottawa Senators at 7 p.m.Stream / broadcast on HNIC, CBC Gem, Sportsnet, City TV, TVAS Here we are playing hockey again. As of this writing, I’m not sure if this game will be played, but there are signs that yes it will continue, one of the many games of the day […]]]>

Toronto Maple Leafs vs Ottawa Senators at 7 p.m.
Stream / broadcast on HNIC, CBC Gem, Sportsnet, City TV, TVAS

Here we are playing hockey again. As of this writing, I’m not sure if this game will be played, but there are signs that yes it will continue, one of the many games of the day that the NHL doesn’t want to be ruined by Covid.

You can’t always get what you want, the NHL, but you can hope it. I suggest, however, taking a moment to plan for worse results.

After a host of afternoon games, the Winter Classic concludes tonight at the other Sportsnet station, where St. Louis and Minnesota play in a soccer field named after a chain of department stores that couldn’t. understand Canada. Suitable for the NHL which seems mystified by this nation.

The fan count for tonight’s Leafs game is now capped at 1,000. The next game isn’t until Wednesday, when the Oilers hit town, and then we’ll see what happens next. If you thought the randomness of hockey was boring, the real world is laughing at us right now. Hockey at least has some predictability.

I said “some”. The first comeback game after nearly three weeks where half the squad had Covid could be any type of game. Ottawa last played on Dec. 18 and had players absent, practices canceled, but they didn’t have to figure out how to evacuate a plane full of players and staff for Christmas. They should have been in the back half of a back-to-back game tonight, but their game yesterday was postponed under the “Canada is weird and they are confusing us” clause of the NHL’s new programming paradigm.

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Who’s in the Senators right now? You never know these days. They have four injured players, including Nikita Zaitsev. They sent Michael Del Zotto and his $ 2 million salary to the AHL.

The Senators’ defense begins with Thomas Chabot, who is spectacular, and ends with Erik Brännström when they never seemed to want it. Jacob Bernard-Docker is absent, replaced by Lassi Thomson.

Matt Murray, who was sent publicly to the AHL to reflect on what he had been up to (being himself) is back.

Are there soap operas in the advanced body? The problem could be finding enough healthy bodies, and the team called in AHLers today. However, Brady Tkachuk does prove some things we should really try to remember about the% shot and how long it can be in a trough. This is not good news for the Leafs.

The Senators are a bad team. Matt Murray has been a scapegoat to an extent, but the goalies are bad, the team are very bad defensively and they allow a lot more goals than they score. They produce an attack at a poor pace so if the goalie is hot they can win, but the depth of their lineup is terrible. The development of their prospects is highly suspect, and given the Canadiens this year, they could theoretically have secured a playoff berth if they’d bothered to try even a little. The scary thing is that this version of the team could be that they are trying really hard to be successful while they rebuild themselves.

The probable lineup for tonight is similar to that of Daily Faceoff:

Brady Tkachuk – Tim Stützle – Drake Batherson
Alex Formenton – Chris Tierney – Connor Brown
Zach Sandford – Dylan Gambrell – Austin Watson
Clark Bishop – Adam Gaudette – Logan Shaw

Thomas Chabot – Lassi Thomson
Nick Holden – Artem Zub
Erik Brännström – Victor Mete

Matt Murray
Philippe gustavsson

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As fun as it is to tear up the Senators, rightly so, because they’re really, really bad, and also bad to be bad, because they probably won’t have Shane Wright… they can totally beat the Leafs, the Leafs can fight, and / or the universe can just beat the Leafs for fun.

The Leafs are coming out of a long layoff, and while the players can stay in shape, they have only skated the last few days as they returned to the arena once they passed the health checks. .

The big news is the glorious and wonderful crunch the Leafs are caught in. Why is it good? Because it means everyone is healthy. Jack Campbell and Petr Mrázek are both on the list at the same time. And Mitch Marner was activated out of the LTIR.

The Leafs use a clever ploy to temporarily make room for him by dropping Rasmus Sandin into the AHL. He’s not eligible for the Taxi Squad, so he shouldn’t participate in Leafs practice until they turn the tide. Timothy Liljegren is in the same boat while also being in the Covid boat right now, so he cannot be the moved player.

The plan appears to be that Jake Muzzin and / or Morgan Rielly will not be allowed to play, leaving the Leafs with four healthy defenders who are not in Covid protocol, and they can then call emergency replacements for Sandin and Alex Biega. William Nylander’s status is also called into question.

Tonight’s lineup should be:

Michael Bunting – Auston Matthews – Mitch Marner
Alex Kerfoot – John Tavares – William Nylander
Ilya Mikheyev – David Kämpf – Ondřej Kaše
Pierre Engvall – Jason Spezza – Wayne Simmonds

A combination of:

TJ Brodie, Travis Dermott, Rasmus Sandin, Justin Holl, Alex Biega and then …?

Jack Campbell is looking to start with Petr Mrázek as a backup.

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The arena will be almost empty, but the game will continue. It is all I have. Anything can happen in a game like this.


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Police arson unit investigating three early morning fires in the city center https://imagesforcanada.com/police-arson-unit-investigating-three-early-morning-fires-in-the-city-center/ Thu, 30 Dec 2021 21:29:24 +0000 https://imagesforcanada.com/police-arson-unit-investigating-three-early-morning-fires-in-the-city-center/ Breadcrumb Links Local news It was a busy morning for the Ottawa fire department, with firefighters dealing with three separate fires within blocks of each other. Author of the article: Journalist]]>

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Ottawa Police are investigating after fires started early Thursday morning at three nearby downtown properties.

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The force’s arson unit has resumed the investigation, police said, although no further information was provided.

It was a busy morning for the Ottawa Fire Department, with firefighters dealing with three separate fires within blocks of each other in the heart of the city.

The first fire was reported at 4:50 a.m. at a property in the 100 block of Cambridge Street North. About half an hour later, at 5:20 a.m., another fire was reported in the 600 block of Somerset Street West.

No injuries were reported, but two people were displaced in the fires.

Finally, a fire was reported at a location on the 500 block of Lisgar Street shortly after at 5:35 a.m.

Again, no injuries were reported in this fire.

From east to west, the three locations were a little over a kilometer apart.


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Ottawa Senators Outlook Update – December 28 https://imagesforcanada.com/ottawa-senators-outlook-update-december-28/ Tue, 28 Dec 2021 17:00:00 +0000 https://imagesforcanada.com/ottawa-senators-outlook-update-december-28/ December 26: Finland 3 – Germany 1 Leevi Meriläinen played well in his first appearance at the world juniors, allowing just one goal (shorthanded). While the outmatched German team did not challenge the Finnish keeper to the same extent as other opponents, Meriläinen stood on a few big shots on goal. We’ll have to see […]]]>

December 26: Finland 3 – Germany 1

Leevi Meriläinen played well in his first appearance at the world juniors, allowing just one goal (shorthanded). While the outmatched German team did not challenge the Finnish keeper to the same extent as other opponents, Meriläinen stood on a few big shots on goal. We’ll have to see how the Finnish staff divide the workload between their exceptional goalkeeper tandem and what that means for Leevi. Strong points.

December 26: Canada 6 – Czechia 3

Ridly Greig didn’t score in this one, but he stayed out of the penalty area, won half of his face-offs and wasn’t on the ice for any goals against. Oh what if you like microstats then I have more good news for you. Strong points. Canada faces Austria today at 7:00 p.m. EST.

December 26: USA 3 – Slovakia 2

Jake Sanderson and Tyler Kleven probably didn’t expect this one to end the way it did with the United States racking up 42 shots. But thank you to the Slovak side for dragging through the third period and making the most of excellent goalkeepers. For all of the USA team’s penalty issues in this one, Sanderson and Kleven managed to stay out of the box, with the former playing 22 minutes and the latter with a time of just under 17. Sanderson a touched the United States’ second power-play goal (and was on the ice as a penalty killer for Slovakia’s power-play goal). Kleven was on the ice for one (almost two!) Slovak goals. Strong points. The United States faces the Swiss at 4:30 p.m. EST.

December 27: Finland 7 – Austria 1

Roby Järventie left COVID protocol in time for the Finns’ second game of the tournament, but didn’t score the goal as Brad Lambert’s line did most of the damage in a non-contest (hits 48-9). And while Roby got a penalty kick at the end of the first period, he also managed two shots in his first return match, and we’ll see how his role grows throughout the tournament as he doesn’t. only played 11 minutes in this one. Strong points.

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PLAYER POS AGE TEAM GP g A P PIM SOG SH%
Ridly greig LW / C 19 Germany 1 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Roby Järventie LW 19 Finland 1 0 0 0 2 2 0%
Jake sanderson LD 19 United States 1 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Tyler kleven LD 19 United States 1 0 0 0 0 0 0%
PLAYER POS AGE TEAM GP W L OT Georgia HER SV%
Leevi Meriläinen g 19 Finland 1 1 0 0 1 24 95.8%

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PLAYER POS AGE LEAGUE GP g A P PIM SOG SH% | GP g A P PIM SOG SH%
Jacob Bernard Docker DR 21 AHL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% | 18 2 1 3 8 15 13%
Jacob Bernard Docker DR 21 NHL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% | 3 0 1 1 2 3 0%
Erik Brännström LD 22 AHL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% | 9 1 2 3 ten 21 5%
Erik Brännström LD 22 NHL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% | 2 0 0 0 2 1 0%
Philippe Daoust VS 20 AHL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% | 14 0 5 5 4 12 0%
Maxence Guénette DR 20 AHL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% | 14 2 2 4 2 16 13%
Parker Kelly VS 22 NHL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% | 11 1 1 2 4 9 11%
Parker Kelly VS 22 AHL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% | ten 1 4 5 18 23 4%
Shane Pinto VS 21 NHL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% | 5 0 1 1 2 5 0%
Jonathan Aspirot LD 22 AHL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% | 6 0 3 3 4 9 0%
Angus Crookshanks LW / C 22 AHL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% | 0 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Roby Järventie C / LW 19 AHL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% | 21 3 6 9 8 45 seven%
Marc Kastelic C / RW 22 AHL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% | 22 4 5 9 28 39 ten%
Cole reinhardt LW 21 AHL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% | 21 3 seven ten 25 37 8%
Egor Sokolov RW / LW 21 AHL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% | 18 4 ten 14 6 56 seven%
Egor Sokolov RW / LW 21 NHL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% | 4 0 0 0 4 5 0%
Lassi thomson DR 21 AHL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% | 8 3 2 5 6 21 14%
Lassi thomson DR 21 NHL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% | 11 0 3 3 2 15 0%

NCAA

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PLAYER POS AGE TEAM GP g A P PIM SOG SH% | GP g A P PIM SOG SH%
Tyler Boucher RW 18 Boston university 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% | 17 2 1 3 34 21 ten%
Tyler kleven LD 19 Univ. from North Dakota 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% | 19 4 2 6 58 39 ten%
Luc Loheit RW 21 Univ. from Minnesota-Duluth 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% | ten 1 0 1 12 16 6%
Jakov Novak LW / C 23 Northeast Univ. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% | 18 5 3 8 16 29 17%
Jake sanderson LD 19 Univ. from North Dakota 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% | 15 6 13 19 4 46 13%
Jonny tychonick LD 21 Univ. Omaha 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% | 6 0 0 0 9 11 0%

LCH

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PLAYER POS AGE TEAM LEAGUE GP g A P PIM SOG SH% | GP g A P PIM SOG SH%
Ridly greig C / LW 19 Brandon WHL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% | 19 14 14 28 46 91 15%
Carson Latimer RW 18 Edmonton / Prince Albert WHL 1 0 1 1 0 2 0% | 25 9 8 17 4 57 16%
Zach Ostapchuk VS 18 Vancouver WHL 1 0 0 0 2 6 0% | 24 seven 8 15 21 70 ten%
Ben roger DR 19 London / Kingston OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% | 25 0 5 5 14 30 0%
Chandler Romeo LD 18 Hamilton OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% | 27 1 seven 8 36 33 3%

Europe

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PLAYER POS AGE TEAM LEAGUE GP g A P PIM SOG SH% | GP g A P PIM SOG SH%
Vitaly Abramov LW / RW 23 Chelyabinsk KHL 3 1 1 2 0 5 20% | 41 8 9 17 26 61 13%
Ollé Alsing LD 25 Nour-Sultan KHL 3 0 0 0 0 4 0% | 39 2 8 ten 12 60 3%
Eric Engstrand LW 21 Malmö SHL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% | 20 4 1 5 0 13 31%
Eric Engstrand LW 21 Troja / Ljungby FI Allsvenskan 1 0 0 0 0 1 0% | 12 1 3 4 27 21 5%
Olivier johansson C / LW 18 Timrå IK J20 Nationell 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% | 14 5 9 14 4 28 18%
Olivier johansson C / LW 18 Timrå IK SHL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% | 12 0 0 0 0 16 0%
Viktor Lodin C / LW 22 Timrå IK SHL 2 0 2 2 4 3 0% | 21 5 11 16 33 46 11%

Goalkeepers

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PLAYER AGE TEAM LEAGUE GP W L OTL GROUND HER Georgia SV% | GP W L OTL GROUND HER Georgia SV%
Philippe gustavsson 23 Beautiful city AHL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0% | 1 0 1 0 0 32 4 87.5%
Philippe gustavsson 23 Ottawa NHL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0% | 11 3 seven 1 0 373 40 89.3%
Kevin mandolese 21 Beautiful city AHL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0% | 9 4 4 0 0 261 25 90.4%
Kevin mandolese 21 Atlanta ECHL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0% | 3 0 3 0 0 96 8 91.7%
Leevi Meriläinen 19 Kingston OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0% | 21 14 4 1 0 638 66 89.7%
Mads Søgaard 21 Beautiful city AHL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0% | 11 6 5 0 0 318 27 91.5%



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What you need to know about COVID-19 in Ottawa on Sunday, December 26 https://imagesforcanada.com/what-you-need-to-know-about-covid-19-in-ottawa-on-sunday-december-26/ Sun, 26 Dec 2021 16:43:52 +0000 https://imagesforcanada.com/what-you-need-to-know-about-covid-19-in-ottawa-on-sunday-december-26/ Recent DEVELOPMENTS: Ontario hits a record high number of cases on Christmas Day, just under 10,000 on Boxing Day. Ottawa reported 698 cases of COVID-19 on Friday, the last day local data was released. What is the last Ontario is reporting 9,826 new cases of COVID-19 on Boxing Day, a day after reporting a record […]]]>

Recent DEVELOPMENTS:

  • Ontario hits a record high number of cases on Christmas Day, just under 10,000 on Boxing Day.
  • Ottawa reported 698 cases of COVID-19 on Friday, the last day local data was released.

What is the last

Ontario is reporting 9,826 new cases of COVID-19 on Boxing Day, a day after reporting a record 10,412 cases on Christmas Day.

Ottawa Public Health reported 698 cases of COVID-19 on Friday, a new record. The next day, the numbers will be published locally, it’s Monday.

How many cases are there?

Testing has recently fallen behind the demand caused by Omicron, meaning some people with COVID-19 will not be counted as quickly in the number of cases. Hospitalizations and sewage levels can help fill in some of the gray areas.

As of Friday, Ottawa had 36,484 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

There are 3,355 known active cases, while 32,509 cases are considered resolved and 620 people have died from the disease.

Local public health officials have reported more than 71,148 cases of COVID-19 in eastern Ontario and western Quebec, including more than 62,599 cases now resolved. Elsewhere in eastern Ontario, 244 people with COVID-19 have died. In western Quebec, the death toll is 223.

Akwesasne has had more than 1,250 residents testing positive for COVID-19 and has reported 18 deaths between its northern and southern sections.

Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory had 61 cases – four confirmed as Omicron – and one dead. Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg had 52 cases and one death. Pikwàkanagàn had no case.

What are the rules?

Eastern Ontario:

The province’s private assembly limits under Omicron threat are 10 indoors and 25 outdoors; companies can reach 50 percent of their capacity. Up to 10 people are allowed per table in a restaurant or bar.

Local officials can also introduce their own rules and this is what happened in Ottawa, Renfrew County, the Belleville district and the Kingston area.

Health units for Belleville, Kingston and Leeds, Grenville and Lanark areas ask residents to avoid face-to-face gatherings, as does advice from Akwesasne, Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg and Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory.

The provincial vaccination passport is required for people 12 years of age and over in many public places. It will not be compulsory for the youngest.

People can prove their immunization status with a paper document, PDF file, or QR code. These documents must have a QR code as of January 4 and medical exemptions must have one by January 10.

Western Quebec

Ten people are allowed to assemble inside the houses and 20 people outside.

Schools, bars, gymnasiums, spas and cinemas are closed. Places of worship and restaurants are limited to 50 percent of their capacity. Restaurants can only open from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. and no singing or dancing is allowed.

Schools are closed to in-person learning until at least January 10.

A vaccination passport is in place for most people 13 years of age and older in many public spaces. This will not apply to the youngest. People can use an app or show a paper proof.

Other groups in the region are also offering their own COVID-19 vaccination policies, including for staff and visitors.

What can I do?

Prevention

COVID-19 is spread primarily by droplets that can hang in the air. People can be contagious without symptoms, even after being vaccinated.

Scientists are working to learn more about the very rapid spread of the Omicron coronavirus variant, its severity, and how vaccines are performing against it.

Health officials say people should re-commit to getting vaccinated, staying home when they are sick, getting tested if local circumstances allow, and seeing as few people as possible in the near future. anybody.

Fourth-year nursing student Mairin Asquin gives a COVID-19 booster shot at Jabapalooza, an pop-up vaccination clinic held in Ottawa on Monday, December 20, 2021. (Justin Tang / The Canadian Press)

Masks, preferably medical, are mandatory in indoor public places in Ontario and Quebec and recommended in crowded outdoor spaces.

The timing and duration of self-isolation may vary depending on the community, availability of tests, type of exposure, and immunization status.

Health Canada recommends that seniors and those with underlying health conditions get help with shopping and have supplies in case they need to self-isolate.

To travel

Travelers over 12 years and four months must now be fully immunized to board a plane, train or ship in Canada.

The federal government officially advises against non-essential international travel until at least January 12.

People must be fully vaccinated and pre-approved to enter Canada and must once again test negative for COVID-19.

The United States requires anyone crossing a land, air or sea border must be fully vaccinated. People traveling there will need proof of a negative COVID test within one day of departure.

The hope is that other countries will accept provincial or territorial proof of vaccination.

Vaccines

Vaccines slow the spread of all variants of COVID-19 and go a long way in preventing deaths and hospitalizations, without offering full protection.

Four COVID-19 vaccines have been found to be safe and approved in Canada, with some age restrictions.

Health Canada has approved Pfizer-BioNTech’s vaccine for children as young as five years old. The two local provinces generally recommend that doses for children five to 11 years old be given at least eight weeks apart, with limited exceptions.

Anyone 18 and over in Ontario can now try to book a third session, although local resources may not always meet demand. The province has also shortened the required interval between the second and third dose to 84 days.

A sign announcing the free rapid tests for COVID-19 at the Minto Recreation Complex in Barrhaven on December 22, 2021. (Francis Ferland / CBC)

People 65 and over can receive a third dose in Quebec, while people 60 and over with certain health problems are also eligible. All other people 60 years of age and over can receive a third dose starting Monday.

More than 4.1 million first, second and third doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in the greater Ottawa-Gatineau region, which has a population of approximately 2.3 million.

Eastern Ontario

People born in 2016 and before can search for provincial appointments online or by phone at 1-833-943-3900.

Local health units have some flexibility, so check their websites for details. Many offer clinics just for children.

Pharmacies and some family physicians offer vaccines through their own reservation systems.

Western Quebec

Anyone aged five and over can get an appointment or visit a permanent or mobile walk-in clinic.

Children’s clinics are in schools and children will need a parent’s written consent to be vaccinated there.

Siblings can be booked together in the same time slot, and parents can check a box to report if their child is nervous.

Symptoms and tests

COVID-19[female[femininecan range from a cold-like illness a severe lung infection, with common symptoms such as fever, cough, headache, vomiting, and loss of taste or smell.

Long-haul symptoms can last for months.

If you have severe symptoms, call 911.

Mental health can also be affected by the pandemic, and resources are available to help.

In Eastern Ontario:

Ontario says to get tested by making an appointment at a clinic if you meet certain criteria. Check with your health unit for clinic locations and hours – some had to sort out given current demand.

Some pharmacies test people with symptoms, as well as some people without symptoms.

Quick and take-out tests are available at malls, libraries and LCBOs (when stocks allow), Kingston area family physician offices, and certain childcare settings when the risk is high. Students receive a pack of vacation test kits.

Two pop-up locations open Thursday in Ottawa, at the Walter Baker Recreation Center at 100 Malvern Drive in Nepean, from 10 a.m. and at the St-Laurent Shopping Center at 1200, boul.

The Nepean location will also be open on New Years Eve.

A positive rapid test will trigger a follow-up.

Travelers who need a test have local options to pay for one.

In western Quebec:

Testing is highly recommended for people with symptoms and their contacts.

People can make an appointment or see if they’re near an online walk-in option. They can also call 1-877-644-4545 to ask questions during line hours.

The Maniwaki test site is moving to 57, route 105 as of today.

Gargle tests are offered in some places instead of a swab.

COVID-19 rapid tests are available in all daycares, kindergartens and elementary schools in Quebec, as well as in pharmacies for the general population.

First Nations, Inuit and Métis:

First Nations, Inuit and Métis people, or anyone traveling to work in a remote Indigenous community, are eligible to be tested in Ontario.

Akwesasne a COVID-19 test and vaccination clinics, with information online or at 613-575-2341.

Residents of Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg can call the health center at 819-449-5593 for a test or a vaccine; email is another option for booking vaccines.

Tests are available in Pikwàkanagàn by calling 613-625-1175 and vaccines (including third doses) at 613-625-2259 ext 225 or by email.

Anyone in Tyendinaga who is interested in a test can call 613-967-3603 and should look at the website for dedicated vaccination clinics.

Ottawa Inuit can call Akausivik Inuit Family Health Team at 613-740-0999 for service, including tests and vaccines, in Inuktitut or English on weekdays.


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What’s happening in Ottawa this weekend: December 24-27 https://imagesforcanada.com/whats-happening-in-ottawa-this-weekend-december-24-27/ Fri, 24 Dec 2021 09:12:41 +0000 https://imagesforcanada.com/whats-happening-in-ottawa-this-weekend-december-24-27/ CTVNewsOttawa.ca examines the activities and events taking place in Ottawa, Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec over the Christmas weekend. SKATING The City of Ottawa’s outdoor rinks are open for the season. Rink of Dreams at Ottawa City Hall Every day: from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. December 24: 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 25 and […]]]>

CTVNewsOttawa.ca examines the activities and events taking place in Ottawa, Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec over the Christmas weekend.

SKATING

The City of Ottawa’s outdoor rinks are open for the season.

Rink of Dreams at Ottawa City Hall

  • Every day: from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • December 24: 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • 25 and 26 Dec. – 1 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Lansdowne Park Skating Ground

Ben Franklin Place Ice Rink

Jim Tubman Chevrolet Ice Rink

SKI

Ski resorts are open in eastern Ontario and western Quebec. Visit each station’s website for details.

CHRISTMAS LIGHTS ACROSS CANADA

Parliament Hill and downtown Ottawa dress up for the holiday season with Christmas Lights across Canada.

Discover the multimedia projection on Parliament Hill and the Trail of Lights in Canada’s Capital Region.

The Christmas Lights Across Canada continue through January 7.

MAGIC OF LIGHTS

The magic of lights illuminates Wesley Clover Parks this holiday season.

Don’t miss this dazzling holiday lights driving experience featuring holiday scenes and favorite characters of the season.

Every Magic of Lights ticket benefits CHEO.

The magic of lights runs until January 8.

For tickets visit https://magicoflights.com/events/ottawa/.



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A NOL IN THE COUNTRY AT THE SAUNDERS FARM

Celebrate a country Christmas at Saunders Farm with a sound and light experience driving through his family farm and 180 year old forest.

The Christmas sound and light show in the countryside runs until December 30.

Customers visiting Saunders Farm for the drive-thru experience only do not need to be vaccinated. All customers 13 years of age and older must be fully immunized to visit the farm shop, cider house, and Christmas tree lot.

For more information visit https://saundersfarm.com/.



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STAY AT NIGHT IN THE VILLAGE OF UPPER CANADA

Alight at Night is billed as Eastern Ontario’s largest outdoor light festival.

Lights adorn the heritage buildings, trees and fences of Upper Canada Village in Morrisburg, Ontario. creating a magical one-of-a-kind backdrop for its annual Alight at Night festival.

Alight at Night runs until January 1

Visit Uppercanadavillage.com for details and tickets.

MUSEUMS

An overview of museum opening hours in the National Capital Region during the holiday season.

Museum of Nature

  • Schedule: Dec. 27 to 30 Dec.
  • Closed: Dec 24, Dec 25, Dec 26, Dec 31 Jan 1

Canada Agriculture and Food Museum

  • Open: 24 December, 26 December, 27 December, 28 December, 29 December, 30 December, 31 December, 1 Jan. 2 Jan.
  • Closed: 25 Dec.

Canada Science and Technology Museum

  • Open: 24 December, 26 December, 27 December, 28 December, 29 December, 30 December, 31 December, 1 Jan. 2 Jan.
  • Closed: 25 Dec.

Canada Aviation and Space Museum

  • Open: 24 December, 26 December, 27 December, 28 December, 29 December, 30 December, 31 December, 1 Jan. 2 Jan.
  • Closed: 25 Dec.

Canadian war museum

  • The Canadian War Museum is closed during the holidays.

Canadian Museum of History

  • The Canadian Museum of History is closed during the holidays.

National Gallery of Canada

  • Open: 24 Dec. (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.), Dec. 26 (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.), Dec. 27 (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.), Dec. 28 (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.), Dec. 29 (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.), Dec. 30 (10 a.m. to 8 p.m.), Dec. (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.), Jan. 1 (12 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
  • Closed: 25 Dec.

The Diefenbunker

  • Opening: Dec 29, Dec 30 Dec 31 (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.)
  • Closed: 24, 25, 26, 27, 28 Dec. and Jan 1

As of December 1, all guests 12 years of age and over must show full proof of vaccination to visit the Canadian Museum of Nature, Canada Agriculture and Food Museum, Canada Science and Technology Museum. Canada, Canada Aviation and Space Museum, Canadian War Museum, Canadian Museum of History, and National Gallery of Canada.

RENDEZVOUS OF OWLS

Come meet live owls at the Canadian Museum of Nature.

Don’t miss this outdoor exhibition, produced in partnership with Little Ray’s Nature Center. See owls and an eagle in their specially designed habitat enclosures.

BYWARD MARKET AND PARKDALE MARKET

Byward Market and Parkdale Public Market are open.

For more information visit www.ottawamarket.ca.

OMEGA PARK

Omega Park is open in Montebello, Quebec.

For more information visit https://www.parcomega.ca/en/.



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