My thoughts continue to be with the victims and families affected by the tragic bus collision at Westboro station on Friday afternoon. Mes pensées vont à tous affectés par la tragédie entourant l’autobus.

This weekend has been difficult for everyone, and there will be tough days ahead.  I know there are people in our community in distress. Please know that you are not alone and there are people here to help you.

Ottawa Public Health has put together a resource page to help respond to difficult events. You can access it by clicking here. If you need to talk to someone, you can call the Ottawa Distress Centre at 613-238-3311. They are available 24/7.

Les événements stressants peuvent être ressentis émotionnellement et avoir des impacts psychologiques. Sachez qu’il y a une communauté là pour vous. Voici des ressources.  Besoin de parler à quelqu’un? Appeler la ligne de crise au 613-722-6914.

Thank you to first responders, hospital staff, and city employees for their incredible response to yesterday’s incident. And thank you as well to all of you who have reached out to offer support. If my team can be of assistance in any way, please contact us.