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Downtown Ottawa pilot project for distress line to complement 988

News | 10/17/2023 5:13 pm EDT
Parliament Hill on July 5, 2018 (photo by Andrew Meade).

A pilot project that will see community health workers dispatched to people in distress will roll out in Ottawa’s Centretown district next year. Experts expect it will complement the 988 emergency number which the CRTC approved last year.

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