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An Animal Services’ Facebook post suggests that the department is at a loss to say how the alligator came to be in the yard
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The Globe and Mail | August 10, 2017 - 14:08 | Michelle McQuigge
A Hamilton man's plans to celebrate his 25th wedding anniversary turned unexpectedly wild when he discovered an alligator lying in his back yard.
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CTV News - National | August 10, 2017 - 14:07 | Michelle McQuigge
A Hamilton man’s plans to celebrate his 25th wedding anniversary turned unexpectedly wild when he discovered an alligator lying in his backyard.
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Ottawa Sun | August 10, 2017 - 14:06 |
Denizens of California’s death row at San Quentin State Prison have been hanged, gassed and died by lethal injection.
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Ottawa Sun | August 10, 2017 - 14:03 |
The Globe and Mail has invited a group of writers – from home and abroad – to celebrate the country’s history in fiction. The results will be published throughout the course of 2017.
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The Globe and Mail | August 10, 2017 - 13:57 | David Adams Richards
Derek Fildebrandt says he has rented out his Edmonton apartment through Airbnb when he isn’t using it
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The Globe and Mail | August 10, 2017 - 13:56 | John Cotter
Ivey research shows low-priced and low-quality goods are ignored by intellectual property pirates
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The Globe and Mail | August 10, 2017 - 13:53 | DARAH HANSEN
Canadian singer-songwriter Steven Page will headline a free celebration at Major’s Hill Park on Aug. 26 to celebrate the Trans Canada Trail. The event was funded by the Department of Canadian Heritage as part of celebrations for Canada’s 150th birthday. Page is best known as the former lead singer of The Barenaked Ladies, but has also earned acclaim as a solo artist since leaving the band in 2009. His latest album, Heal Thyself, Pt. 1: Instinct, was released in 2016. Page takes the stage at 1:10 p.m. Other performers on the bill are Kimberly Sunstrum, an Afro-Canadian singer-...
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Ottawa Citizen | August 10, 2017 - 13:47 | Jacquie Miller, Ottawa Citizen
The New Democrats campaigned on a pledge to kill Kinder Morgan’s pipeline expansion, and the issue was central to a power-sharing agreement with the Greens in the minority legislature
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The Globe and Mail | August 10, 2017 - 13:44 | IAN BAILEY
 Ontario Provincial Police vehicles A Pembroke woman has been charged with careless driving after a Tuesday crash that left a motorcyclist critically injured.
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CBC News - Ottawa | August 10, 2017 - 13:40 | CBC News
Canadian singer-songwriter Steven Page will headline a free celebration at Major’s Hill Park on Aug. 26 to celebrate the Trans Canada Trail. The event was funded by the Department of Canadian Heritage as part of celebrations for Canada’s 150th birthday. Page is best known as the former lead singer of The Barenaked Ladies.
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Ottawa Sun | August 10, 2017 - 13:31 |
A woman charged with abducting her young son three years ago has been arrested.
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Ottawa Sun | August 10, 2017 - 13:31 |
What’s Happening Ottawa provides the latest on theatre, music and outings for the entire family. Some shows sell out quickly, so be sure to look ahead at what’s happening in the coming weeks and get your tickets early. Here is a list of some of the things happening at City facilities this week.   Remember there are great programs at City museums, at recreation centres and free activities at City Hall all summer long.   Edmonton Eskimos at Ottawa REDBLACKS TD Place Stadium, Lansdowne Thursday, August 10   It’s military night, complete with a CF-18 flyby. The...
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City of Ottawa | August 10, 2017 - 13:30 | City of Ottawa - Media Relations / Ville d'Ottawa - Relations avec les médias
jerry-campbell Jerry (Soupy) Campbell, a former CFL all-star linebacker and member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame, has died at age 73.
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CBC News - Ottawa | August 10, 2017 - 13:28 | The Canadian Press
MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin has gone spearfishing in southern Siberia’s mountains, the latest outdoor exploit for the action man and adventure-loving Russian leader.
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Ottawa Sun | August 10, 2017 - 13:15 |
Health Minister Eric Hoskins Ontarians can now use a new online tool to see wait times for certain surgeries and compare them at hospitals across the province.
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CBC News - Ottawa | August 10, 2017 - 13:10 | The Canadian Press
A judge acquitted three 51 Division constables accused of sexually assaulting a parking enforcement officer in a downtown Toronto hotel room.
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The Toronto Star | August 10, 2017 - 13:06 | Betsy Powell - City Hall Bureau
Lethbridge police say an Alberta woman sought in the alleged abduction of her young son has been arrested in Belize.
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CTV News - National | August 10, 2017 - 13:04 |
Ottawa airport July 31 2017 Air Transat flight delayed emergency crews It doesn’t happen often, but less than two weeks after Air Transat passengers were stuck on the tarmac at the Ottawa airport for hours, the...
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CBC News - Ottawa | August 10, 2017 - 13:01 | CBC Radio's Ottawa Morning

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