Key COVID-19 numbers in the Ottawa area today

Ottawa’s wastewater average is stable at a very high level. Its COVID-19 hospitalizations return to where they were in mid-February. There are some positive wastewater signs in the Kingston area. One more... Read more »

Youth mental health organization needs volunteers to meet demand

More than two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, one youth mental health organization is seeing no signs that the demand for their support will slow down — and they say they need more... Read more »

Bird flu in Ottawa, Kingston and western Ontario has farmers, wildlife watchers on alert

Farmers and wildlife watchers are on guard after some poultry flocks and wild birds — including a Canada goose in Ottawa and a redhead duck in Kingston, Ont. — recently tested positive for a deadly strain of... Read more »

COVID fatigue, public health messaging may be to blame for low 3rd dose uptake

As COVID-19 restrictions continue to loosen across Ontario, some say public health officials failed to stress the importance of third doses. Only 47.3 per cent of people have received a third dose, according... Read more »