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Jann Arden, Kiefer Sutherland and a Bollywood musical are among the acts gracing the stage as part of Flato’s new season
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The Toronto Star | June 1, 2017 - 00:00 |
The Canadiens didn't think they could win a Stanley Cup with the bigger-than-life defenceman; the Predators are four wins away.
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The Toronto Star | May 28, 2017 - 18:59 | Bruce Arthur - Sports Columnist
A 29-year-old man is in police custody after allegedly stealing an ambulance from an Ontario hospital and leading officers on a five-hour, 400-kilometre chase before they were able to stop the rogue emergency vehicle with a spike strip near a popular beach town.
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CTV News - National | May 28, 2017 - 18:49 | Jeff Lagerquist
Charitable giving by public servants in the National Capital Region fell 14.6 per cent in 2016, the first year of the government’s problem-plagued Phoenix payroll system.
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Ottawa Sun | May 28, 2017 - 18:38 |
OTTAWA — Two new candidates in the NDP leadership race wasted no time going toe-to-toe in their first appearance together Sunday at a leadership debate in Sudbury, Ont. Pat Stogran, who acquired a reputation for being outspoken as the former federal veterans ombudsman, challenged Ontario politician Jagmeet Singh after he suggested "an act of love" is required to connect with Canadian voters. "I think that what it takes ... to understand the realities of small and rural communities or communities that are isolated, it takes an act of love to understand that we are all in this together...
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Huffington Post | May 28, 2017 - 18:36 | Ryan Maloney
The Midwifery Group of Ottawa was established in 1994 and held its first picnic the following summer.
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Ottawa Sun | May 28, 2017 - 18:24 |
The yogis have run afoul of city regulations at a green space known locally as Dude Chilling Park
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The Globe and Mail | May 28, 2017 - 18:20 | Geordon Omand
Around the world, conservatives have been shaking up the status quo, and for a time, it looked like Canadian conservatives were going to do the same.
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The Toronto Star | May 28, 2017 - 18:16 | Stephanie Levitz - The Canadian Press
Martin Jarry dreamed of running a marathon someday. But after being diagnosed last year with an incurable muscle disease, the 47-year-old Montrealer had to settle for Saturday’s 10-kilometre race instead. “The 10K,” he said before the start of the Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend event, “will be my 42 kilometres, because it’s really demanding on my muscles.” Jarry has inclusion-body myositis (IBM), which causes inflammation and loss of muscle tissue. IBM is more often found in men than women and is rarely seen in people younger than 50. Early...
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Ottawa Citizen | May 28, 2017 - 18:15 | Matthew Pearson, Ottawa Citizen
A statement by the South’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said the launch came from around the eastern North Korean coastal town of Wonsan.
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The Toronto Star | May 28, 2017 - 18:13 | Foster Klug And Hyung-Jin Kim - The Associated Press
The Vancouver Island Amateur Hockey Association has put forward a resolution that would require all girls play on a female-only team
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The Globe and Mail | May 28, 2017 - 18:05 | Gemma Karstens-Smith
An alliance of construction trade unions has broken off negotiations with the group representing employers on the fifth day of Quebec's construction strike.
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CTV News - National | May 28, 2017 - 18:01 |
“Just a little beaten up there. It was definitely a rough ride,” Dixon said.
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The Toronto Star | May 28, 2017 - 17:57 | Dave Skretta - The Associated Press
At the peak of the six-alarm blaze, 100 fire fighters were battling the flames at the Green For Life recycling facility in the Port Lands that started early Thursday morning.
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The Toronto Star | May 28, 2017 - 17:52 | Alexandra Jones - Staff Reporter
Charitable giving by public servants in the National Capital Region fell 14.6 per cent in 2016, the first year of the government’s problem-plagued Phoenix payroll system. That meant nearly $2.8 million less for charities, primarily the United Way/Centraide Ottawa and HealthPartners, an umbrella organization that represents major health charities such as the Canadian Cancer Society, Heart & Stroke, and the Alzheimer’s Society. Workers in the National Capital Region contributed $16,202,985 to the Government of Canada Workplace Charitable Campaign in 2016...
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Ottawa Citizen | May 28, 2017 - 17:48 | Blair Crawford, Ottawa Citizen
The Midwifery Group of Ottawa was established in 1994 and held its first picnic the following summer. Every year since — rain or shine — current and previous clients are invited to converge on a park, where they spread out their beach blankets and catch up over lunch with the midwife who helped to bring their babies into the world. The dozen midwives currently practising, together, deliver about 300 babies a year, including these five....
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Ottawa Citizen | May 28, 2017 - 17:47 | Matthew Pearson, Ottawa Citizen
Two new candidates in the NDP leadership race wasted no time going toe-to-toe in their first appearance together Sunday at a leadership debate in Sudbury
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The Globe and Mail | May 28, 2017 - 17:37 | Kristy Kirkup
Two new candidates in the NDP leadership race wasted no time going toe-to-toe in their first appearance together Sunday at a leadership debate in Sudbury
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The Globe and Mail | May 28, 2017 - 17:37 | Kristy Kirkup
An alliance of construction trade unions has broken off talks with the group representing employers on the fifth day of Quebec’s construction strike
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The Globe and Mail | May 28, 2017 - 17:27 |
An alliance of construction trade unions has broken off talks with the group representing employers on the fifth day of Quebec’s construction strike
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The Globe and Mail | May 28, 2017 - 17:27 |

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