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Pool safety tips for a hot, humid weekend in Ottawa

The humid weekend in Ottawa will bring families to the water – pools and beaches included – so water safety is a very important and timely topic.

Our Ottawa, CBC Television's weekly magazine program, airs every weekend

An Ottawa aquatics expert shares her pool safety tips for this humid weekend. 9:35

The humid weekend in Ottawa will bring families to the water — pools and beaches included — so water safety is a very important and timely topic.

Christine Wagg, an aquatics supervisor for the City of Ottawa and the Lifesaving Society's Ottawa chair, spoke to Our Ottawa host Lucy van Oldenbarneveld about ensuring children remain safe in the water.

You can watch the entire interview with Wagg in the video player above.

Our Ottawa, CBC Television's weekly magazine program, airs this Saturday at 12 p.m., Sunday at 11 a.m. and Monday at 1 p.m.

Join host Lucy van Oldenbarneveld for a look at what's happening in our community, plus lifestyle tips and stories about health, consumer, music, arts and entertainment.

Also on Our Ottawa this week

  • Pan Am Games:  A look at some of the sports and athletes competing this weekend.
  • Social Media round-up: Jen Beard recaps the response to stories on a noxious weed, issues with a Kanata vegetable garden and cows that caused damage to a BMW.

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