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The Canadian Red Cross will help out at the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) this week as the pediatric hospital deals with "unprecedented volumes" from RSV, the flu & COVID-19.

Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive at CHEO Tammy DiGiovanni told Narcity it has been "all hands on deck at CHEO this viral season."

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A new survey reveals that Ottawa's frontline health care workers are experiencing a staggering increase in violence and racism this year.

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An Ottawa law professor is filing criminal charges against the Ontario Premier, Doug Ford, for removing his mask during a press conference at the Ottawa Hospital in March.

On May 17, University of Ottawa law professor, Amir Attaran, announced that he had filed a criminal charge against the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party candidate for reportedly violating provincial COVID-19 laws.

“Public health law will not be mocked by the powerful,” Attaran tweeted on Tuesday morning. “The law applies to Big Men, too,” he wrote later that day.

Attaran’s lawsuit concerns Ford’s visit to the Ottawa Hospital on March 25. During the visit, the Ontario premier announced his government’s $29.1 million commitment to help fund the Ottawa Hospital's Civic Campus. He, among other speakers, removed his mask to speak at the podium.

Ford was supposed to be under a 14-day quarantine after travelling to Washington earlier that week, according to the Ottawa Citizen.

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