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Canada is facing ‘a very serious third wave’ of the COVID-19 pandemic

Canada is facing “a very serious third wave” of the COVID-19 pandemic, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Tuesday, as the country’s most populous province is struggling to respond to rising infections and hospitalisations, and the rapid spread of coronavirus variants. During a news conference in Ottawa, Trudeau warned that hospitalisations are increasing, intensive care […]

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Ottawa is handing out $100 off at local hotels in bid to revive tourism amid the pandemic

Visiting Canada’s capital during the COVID-19 pandemic is getting cheaper, as Ottawa Tourism hopes to bring Canadian visitors in. To encourage visitation to Ottawa from nearby cities like Montreal and Toronto, Ottawa Tourism is launching an initiative that gives visitors $100 off at a number of hotels. The hope is that it draws people in and […]

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Justin Trudeau takes a knee at Black Lives Matter demonstration

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took a knee during a Black Lives Matter demonstration in Ottawa on Friday. Trudeau’s act of solidarity comes after he declined to comment earlier in the day about whether he would be attending the protest. Still, he arrived at Parliament Hill — home to Canada’s Parliament — wearing a black […]

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Ottawa police rush to save screaming child but it turned out to be…

Police in Canada, on receiving reports of a child screaming, rushed to save the distressed kid. What they found at the site instead has left many social media users amused. CBC News reports that Ottawa police went to check out a report of a child calling for help on January 27. The complainant called the police […]