Councillor Shawn Menard questions Joanne Read, The Ottawa Hospital's Executive Vice President and Chief of Planning and Development Officer. The proposed model, originally set with a $2.8 billion dollar price tag back in 2016, is currently expected to cost a lot more with rising construction costs.
Which leads us to our feature interview, with Dr. Barry Bruce.
Dr. Bruce is an Ottawa-based physician who first established his family care centre in 1973. He has also served as the Chief of Staff at the Queensway Carleton Hospital, his writing frequently appears in the Ottawa Citizen and he is here today to tell us why bigger hospitals aren't always better.
And Emma Williams, our Science Editor is in conversation with Zoe Landry, a PhD Student from the University of Ottawa who has been researching ancient wolves and comparing their data to wolves from our modern era in an effort to try and better understand the species.
Wolves have been around for many a millenia and her ground-breaking research sheds new light on how a species from as far back as the pleistocene era was able to survive extinction and continue to evolve.
Reading headlines today is Gabrielle Muzychka and Shailee Shah.