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Court is expected to hear more today about alleged labour code failings by the RCMP in relation to the 2014 shooting rampage that left three Mounties dead in Moncton, N.B.
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CTV News - National | April 25, 2017 - 08:12 |
A fisherman and his crew are safe on shore again thanks to the quick actions of a B.C. marine rescue unit that arrived just in time and managed to catch the whole event on tape.
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CTV News - National | April 25, 2017 - 08:10 | Jackie Dunham
An apartment building in the Hull section of Gatineau was evacuated Monday night after reports of people feeling sick and smelling an as-yet unidentified substance. Firefighters were called just before 8:30 p.m. and helped 27 residents out of the building at 24 Rue Arthur Buies. The Red Cross took them to a hotel, where they spent the night while firefighters worked to identify the substance, which  may have been released during renovations to one of the units. The substance was decsribed as having an effect similar to cayenne pepper....
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Ottawa Citizen | April 25, 2017 - 07:56 | Megan Gillis, Postmedia
Jack Jones and Marcel Williams received lethal injections Monday night in the first double execution in the United States since 2000.
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The Toronto Star | April 25, 2017 - 07:47 | Andrew Demillo, Kelly Kissel - Associated Press
Interim CEO has left Canada's largest social housing provider amid what he has described as an ongoing crisis.
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The Toronto Star | April 25, 2017 - 07:45 | Jennifer Pagliaro - City Hall reporter
Presidential candidate Marine Le Pen says she is temporarily stepping aside from the leadership of her party to 'unite' the French people.
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The Globe and Mail | April 25, 2017 - 07:42 |
General John Nicholson, the head of U.S. and international forces in Afghanistan says he is 'not refuting' reports that Russia was providing support, including weapons, to the Taliban.
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The Globe and Mail | April 25, 2017 - 07:40 |
North Korea puts on a massive live-fire artillery drill as a U.S. submarine docks in the South amid growing concern over Pyongyang's nuclear program.
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The Globe and Mail | April 25, 2017 - 07:37 |
Moosonee sun The sun will hide behind the clouds today, and possibly tomorrow, but it should be hot on Thursday.
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CBC News - Ottawa | April 25, 2017 - 07:33 | CBC News
Forget spring, by Thursday the forecast is for a taste of summer. Environment Canada’s forecast for Tuesday is for a few showers to begin near noon, southeast wind at 20 km/h gusting to 40 and a high of 13 C and low of 7 C. Wednesday is expected to be mainly cloudy with a 30-per-cent chance of showers in early morning and a high of 18 C. Thursday’s forecast is for a mix of sun and cloud and 26 C, dipping to 15 C with a chance of showers overnight. A more typical high for the end of April is 15 C. The warm but soggy weather is expected to continue Friday with a mix...
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Ottawa Citizen | April 25, 2017 - 07:32 | Megan Gillis, Postmedia
The new platform, called Wikitribune, will bring together professional journalism and volunteer supporters to create news articles
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The Globe and Mail | April 25, 2017 - 07:20 | Estelle Shirbon
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s commitment to the United Nations’ Paris climate treaty to reduce Canada’s industrial greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to 30% below 2005 levels by 2030 is a fantasy, according to federal government statistics.
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Ottawa Sun | April 25, 2017 - 07:14 |
Incident report says David Dao became aggressive when officers tried to persuade him to leave
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The Globe and Mail | April 25, 2017 - 07:09 | Brendan O’Brien
Also: How the dairy dispute started, and assessing the impact of B.C.’s foreign-buyers tax
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The Globe and Mail | April 25, 2017 - 07:05 | ARIK LIGETI
While units built in the Greater Toronto Area over the past decade have been in step with population growth, there has been a dearth of in-demand ‘ground-level’ houses, Ryerson review says
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The Globe and Mail | April 25, 2017 - 07:00 | JANET McFARLAND
hi-ott-bike-lane-852 Follow live traffic updates during Ottawa Morning from 5:30 to 8:30 a.m. and All in a Day from 3 to 6 p.m.
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CBC News - Ottawa | April 25, 2017 - 06:46 | Doug Hempstead
South Korea says it is monitoring the situation and ‘firmly maintaining readiness’
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The Globe and Mail | April 25, 2017 - 06:36 | Ju-min Park
CANADA-ATTACKS/ Costs associated with workplace injuries and illnesses are on the rise at the Ottawa Police Service as more members are spending more time off work due to mental health issues.
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CBC News - Ottawa | April 25, 2017 - 06:24 | Amanda Pfeffer
It's show time in British Columbia's election campaign with Wednesday's debate between the three party leaders offering a high-stakes chance to leave a mark on the campaign with about two weeks to the finish line.
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CTV News - National | April 25, 2017 - 06:23 | Dirk Meissner
CANADA QUIZ_FEATURE_67 Canada is big—we’re the second-biggest country in the world. And we’re smart, too: We’re among the top 10 when it comes to high-IQ countries, according to a 2012 study. (Just ask the Maclean’s Genius, our trivia champ and CFL player Peter Dyakowski!) So maybe it only makes sense that this is how Maclean’s is building up to the country’s big 150th birthday...
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Macleans | April 25, 2017 - 06:00 | Nick Taylor-Vaisey

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