It’s 10 a.m. on New Year’s Day and a couple skating on the Ottawa River spots some activity on the ice off Britannia Beach. Flags are blowing in the wind, two tents stand proudly in the wind— one small the second very big. 380 more words
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Jenna McRae is literally skin and bones, but if she knew there was an ounce of fat somewhere on her five-foot-four, 73½-pound body, she might try to do something about that, too. 1,187 more words
Concussion research spreads far and wide, but it’s still unclear how long children should rest for a safe recovery. New research suggests that five days of bed rest could do more harm than good, turning age-old advice on its head. 918 more words
Dr. Kathleen Pajer took over as chief of psychiatry at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario last Sept. 27. Her other title is so long she had to go look on her office door to describe it: Chief of the Regional Child and Youth Specialty Psychiatric and Mental Health Services. 1,117 more words
Christmas at CHEO: Santa, volunteers and hospital staff bring holiday spirit to Ottawa's sick kids (with videos)
It’s the stop that he saved for his very last of the season — the most special one of all, he says.
The soles of his black leather boots are worn to below the stitching, partly from the 200,000-plus miles he estimates he’s put on them on his Harley-Davidson in the summer, and partly from the additional mileage he adds as Santa. 1,158 more words