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Heat beaters: how to stay cool this weekend

Most area beaches are in good condition
Beaches in most areas is in good condition Photo by Felix Chagnon /Postmedia

It's going to be a hot and humid weekend. Environment Canada offers the following tips for keeping yourself safe:

Of course, heading to the beach is always an option. The National Capital Commission says the beaches of Lake Remy are closed due to high levels of pollution.

Ottawa's Westboro Beach remains off-limits during the summer while the NCC rebuilds the pavilion and parking lot.

The agency said Blanche and O'Brien Beaches, Lake Meech, Breton, Parent, Smith's Beaches, Lake Phillip, and La Hepeche Beaches remain open.

Gatineau's three municipal beaches, Parc des Cèdres, Lac Moussette and Lac-Beauchamp, are also open.

The Ottawa Public Health Department reported Friday that other city beaches, including Britannia, Petrie Island, Moonies Bay, and Lake Phillip, Lake Meech, and Lake Lapeche in Gatineau Park, are all in good condition. did.

For heatstroke prevention tips, seethe Ottawa Public Health website.

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