City facing fishy post-flood problem: dozens of wayward carp

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By Ryan Tumilty, CBC News Ottawa, June 8, 2019

As part of the ongoing flood cleanup efforts, some City of Ottawa employees have been handed a particularly fishy assignment.

When the Ottawa River receded, it left dozens of carp stuck in pools of standing water, unable to get back to the waterways they call home.

Brian Bezaire, a co-ordinator with the city's environmental support services branch, has now been helping catch the wayward fish and return them to the river.

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