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Ottawa Public Health advising residents to take precautions during the Canada Day weekend heat wave

  Shad Qadri, Councillor Serving the community of Stittsville within the City of Ottawa A special Early Notification for Extreme Temperatures has been issued by Environment and Climate Change Canada for the Ottawa area, as very hot temperatures are forecast starting Friday June 29 and for the Canada Day weekend. A heat warning is issued when the temperature is expected to exceed 31°C during the daytime and the nighttime temperature will not be cooler than 20°C or a humidex of 40 C is forecast for two consecutive days. Extreme heat can cause dehydration, heat exhaustion, heat stroke and even death. Seniors, infants, young children, outdoor workers
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What to do in a Power Outage

As winter refuses to leave Ottawa, and pelt us with a big ice storm/freezing rain, it has left many without power due to several Hydro poles down in areas across the city. Click here for more information on what to do before, during, and after a power outage.  
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Ottawa Winter Survival Guide

Ottawa Winter Survival Guide: Tips & Tricks Well, that time of year we all dread has snuck up on us chillingly fast. Here are some Winter Survival Tips on what you should carry with you to help get you through. Whether you’re new to Ottawa or have simply erased any and all previous winter memories, this list can help you out. Click here to see Ottawa’s Winter Survival Guide.
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