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HEAT WARNING | Hottest June 1 in Ottawa history

The temperature hit 29.8 C at 11 a.m. Thursday, setting a record for the warmest June 1 in Ottawa’s history. The old record was 29.6 C, set back in 2011, according to Environment Canada.

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HEAT WAVE | Here's how you can identify heat stroke and prevent serious symptoms

Some communities in Quebec are expected to get record-high temperatures and Environment Canada has issued several weather warnings and watches for heat. Dr. Christopher Labos spoke to CTV News anchor Mutsumi Takahashi about heat and sunstroke and tips for preventing serious consequences in the sun.

People sunbathe in a city park in Montreal, Sunday, June 21, 2020, as a heat wave hits the city and province. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes


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4 things to watch out for in extreme heat

With the forecast predicting the hottest day of the year so far, the risk of heat-related illnesses is high. After a long winter, it's natural to want to get outside and enjoy hot, sunny weather, but there are ways to do so safely.

A cyclist stops to take a drink amid record-breaking heat in Ottawa. May 13, 2022. (CTV News Ottawa)

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Biden trips after speech addressing U.S. Air Force Academy graduates

President Joe Biden on Thursday thanked U.S. Air Force Academy graduates for choosing “service over self” but said they now have the “great privilege” of leading in a world that will only get more confusing in the years to come. His appearance was punctuated by a stumble onstage after handing out diplomas to graduates.