Household of Ojibwe man killed by Ottawa police calls for brand new psychological well being technique

The morning Greg Ritchie died, he was on his approach to the grocery retailer to buy cake combine in an effort to cheer up his brother and sister-in-law. Chantel Ritchie, his sister-in-law, mentioned it was a practice of theirs to bake collectively. The three, who lived collectively, had been having monetary struggles recently. However her […]

Ottawa police trying to match success of Toronto psychological well being pilot undertaking

Ottawa police are pledging tochange the way in which they reply to psychological well being calls as critics condemn a $15.2-million enhance to the town’s policing price range on Wednesday. Council permitted the $402-million price range after police mentioned the brand new cash was wanted for hiring 25 officers, making a body-worn digicam undertaking and […]

Alberta, Ottawa signal $24B well being funding deal

“At the moment’s settlement in precept with Alberta is a chance to proceed our collaboration and enhance the expertise of well being employees and people they look after,” says federal Well being Minister Jean-Yves Duclos. “It is going to modernize our health-care system, enhance entry to household well being providers and psychological well being providers, […]

COVID developments stay principally regular in Ottawa

Latest developments: Ottawa’s COVID-19 ranges are principally secure. Its weekly vaccination quantity retains dropping. Three extra individuals with COVID have died within the area. The most recent  Ottawa Public Well being (OPH) has stated for weeks that respiratory virus trends are encouraging however it is nonetheless worthwhile to cut back dangers as COVID-19 ranges stay excessive. Consultants strongly suggest individuals put on masks indoors and, […]