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The bodies of two men believed to have been shot were discovered Monday night in Brossard, on Montreal's south shore.
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CTV News - National | July 18, 2017 - 10:13 |
Constable was off-duty at the time of the incident, SIU says
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The Toronto Star | July 18, 2017 - 10:00 | Peter Goffin - Staff Reporter
U.S. warned Tehran Tuesday it was not following the spirit of the nuclear agreement
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The Globe and Mail | July 18, 2017 - 09:56 |
Mary Papatsie missing Inuk woman Ottawa police June 2017 The Ottawa police major crimes unit has taken over the investigation into the disappearance of Mary Papatsie.
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CBC News - Ottawa | July 18, 2017 - 09:55 | CBC News
Ottawa police have issued a warrant for the arrest of Max Hody, 23, of Ottawa, in connection with a 2014 mugging outside a Robertson Road fast food restaurant. In the mugging, a man, who was with a number of friends, was approached by a suspect who demanded he hand over his cellphone. When the victim refused, he was stabbed twice, once in the abdomen and once in a leg. He was treated and released. In a release Tuesday, police said they have obtained new evidence which has lead to a warrant against Hody on charges of robbery, assault causing bodily harm and possession of a weapon. Hody is...
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Ottawa Citizen | July 18, 2017 - 09:50 | Norman Provencher, Ottawa Citizen
“We were let down,” Trump said as he unleashed a barrage of criticism at congressional Democrats after the GOP effort to rewrite Obamacare failed.
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The Toronto Star | July 18, 2017 - 09:44 | Alan Fram, Erica Werner - The Associated Press
Tyrannosaurus rex was physically incapable of running because of its size and weight, according to new research.
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The Globe and Mail | July 18, 2017 - 09:41 |
Memorial Pool in Niagara-on-the-Lake was closed Friday evening when a local 57-year-old man collapsed and stopped breathing on the soccer field behind the pool.
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Ottawa Sun | July 18, 2017 - 09:26 |
Two Niagara Regional Police officers did everything right in responding to a mental health call last year, says a provincial police watchdog. However, local police leaders say the Welland man’s subsequent suicide highlights the ongoing problem of officers acting as the first, and often only, responder to mental health calls.
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Ottawa Sun | July 18, 2017 - 09:25 |
Tempers flared near the waterfront on Monday night in a road-rage incident captured on video.
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Ottawa Sun | July 18, 2017 - 09:23 |
A 77-year-old Lakefield, Ont., man was killed Monday afternoon when the crane he was operating collapsed into a gravel pit pond. Police say the incident occurred at about 4 p.m. at a gravel operation on McCully Road in Augusta Township, about 70 kilometres south of Ottawa.
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Ottawa Sun | July 18, 2017 - 09:19 |
A 77-year-old Lakefield, Ont., man was killed Monday afternoon when the crane he was operating collapsed into a gravel pit pond. Police say the incident occurred at about 4 p.m. at a gravel operation on McCully Road in Augusta Township, about 70 kilometres south of Ottawa. A crane operating at the site tipped over, tumbling into a pond at the bottom of the pit, trapping the operator. He was freed and taken to hospital, where his death was confirmed. The identity of the victim was not released. OPP and the provincial Ministry of Labour are investigating the death.  ...
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Ottawa Citizen | July 18, 2017 - 09:11 | Norman Provencher, Ottawa Citizen
Opp Amber Alert Ontario's Ministry of Labour is investigating the death of a crane operator north of Prescott, Ont., on Monday.
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CBC News - Ottawa | July 18, 2017 - 09:01 | CBC News
All three victims had non-life-threatening injuries. One suspect fled on foot from the scene.
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The Toronto Star | July 18, 2017 - 09:00 | Emily Fearon - Staff Reporter
Dr. Jen Gunter has been blogging about health and evidence-based medicine for seven years. But it’s her willingness to call out celebrity pseudo-science — in sometimes colourful language — that appears to be getting under Gwyneth Paltrow’s skin.
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The Toronto Star | July 18, 2017 - 09:00 | Zoe McKnight - Staff Reporter
hi-cheesepizza-852 A Niagara regional police officer facing multiple allegations of misconduct under the Police Services Act has resigned.
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CBC News - Canada | July 18, 2017 - 08:58 | CBC News
RCMP surround home RCMP are at the scene of a serious incident in Portage la Prairie, Man., and are urging the public to stay away.
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CBC News - Canada | July 18, 2017 - 08:44 | CBC News
The report said that 547 boys at the Domspatzen’s school “with a high degree of plausibility” were victims of physical or sexual abuse, or both. It counted 500 cases of physical violence and 67 of sexual violence, committed by a total of 49 perpetrators.
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The Toronto Star | July 18, 2017 - 08:41 | Geir Moulson - The Associated Press
Two men were injured and investigations continue after a pair of fires about 300 metres apart on Dynes Road near Fisher Avenue overnight. The first explosion was reported at 290 Dynes Rd. in unit 24 around 11 p.m. Monday. First responders called for reinforcements for more firefighters and equipment to the scene.
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Ottawa Sun | July 18, 2017 - 08:37 |

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