It was 18 years ago this weekend that the military was called in to help Ottawa Valley residents thaw out after the 1998 ice storm.

This week, Our Ottawa digs into the archives for a report from former CBC reporter Susan Harada.

You can watch the segment here or tune into Our Ottawa, CBC Television's weekly program, when it airs Saturday at noon, Sunday at 11 a.m. and Monday at 11 a.m.

Join guest host Dan Seguin for a look at what's happening in our community, plus lifestyle tips and stories about health, music, arts and entertainment.

Also on Our Ottawa this week:

  • We learn more about the Children Hospital of Eastern Ontario's new ambulance, designed specifically for critically-ill newborns.
  • Eugene Haslam, founder of ByWard Market music club Zaphod Beeblebrox, talks about retiring at the end of the month.
  • Ottawans react to the death of music legend David Bowie.

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