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City of Ottawa | August 10, 2017 - 13:00 | City of Ottawa - Media Relations / Ville d'Ottawa - Relations avec les médias
lethbridge police A 33-year-old woman wanted for the past three years by police in Lethbridge, Alta., for abducting her son and leaving the country has been arrested in Belize.
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CBC News - Canada | August 10, 2017 - 12:54 | CBC News
All animal cruelty charges against Marineland have been dropped after prosecutors said there was no reasonable chance of conviction on most of the 11 counts.
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Ottawa Sun | August 10, 2017 - 12:45 |
A 37-year-old woman is facing animal cruelty charges in the beating of a dog on a Toronto subway last Friday.
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CTV News - National | August 10, 2017 - 12:42 |
Trump launches public attack on Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for failing to pass a bill repealing the Affordable Care Act.
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The Globe and Mail | August 10, 2017 - 12:31 |
Brad Wall announced on Facebook on Thursday that he is stepping down.
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Ottawa Sun | August 10, 2017 - 12:26 |
When Liberal MPP Glen Murray rides off into the sunset on Sept. 1, residents of Toronto Centre will go without a representative at Queen’s Park for more than nine months.
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The Toronto Star | August 10, 2017 - 12:18 | Robert Benzie - Queen's Park Bureau Chief
Ontario Provincial Police are turning to the public for help identifying a 'motorcycle mob' accused of dangerous acts on southern Ontario highways over the August long weekend.
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CTV News - National | August 10, 2017 - 12:18 | Josh K. Elliott
A year after landing on Ottawa roads, a device that allows police to digitally hunt for the plates of stolen cars and unlicensed drivers has been such a boon to the cause of safer roads that they’ve added a second unit with plans for a third.
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Ottawa Sun | August 10, 2017 - 12:15 |
Wall, who has been the province’s premier since 2007, faced headwinds in recent months, especially after his government tabled an austerity budget in the spring.
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The Toronto Star | August 10, 2017 - 12:14 | The Canadian Press
Finance critic for Alberta's new United Conservative Party Derek Fildebrandt says there is nothing wrong with using his taxpayer-funded housing allowance to make money.
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CTV News - National | August 10, 2017 - 12:06 |
The Toronto District School Board and the Toronto Catholic District School Board are responsible for systemic failure and communication breakdown, report says.
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The Toronto Star | August 10, 2017 - 12:05 | Andrea Gordon - Education Reporter
A Virginia man returned home from a trip and found that his apartment had been broken into — and cleaned.
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Ottawa Sun | August 10, 2017 - 12:05 |
Wall says he will stay on until his successor is chosen
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The Globe and Mail | August 10, 2017 - 12:03 | Kelly Cryderman
A squirrel went bad in Burnaby on Tuesday, causing about 82,000 litres of milk to do the same at a local cheese factory.
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Ottawa Sun | August 10, 2017 - 11:58 |
A year after landing on Ottawa roads, a device that allows police to digitally hunt for the plates of stolen cars and unlicensed drivers has been such a boon to the cause of safer roads that they’ve added a second unit with plans for a third. Since city police started using the Automatic License Plate Recognition (ALPR) system in August of 2016, traffic enforcement officers have nabbed 140 suspended or prohibited drivers, 255 unlicensed drivers, 1706 vehicles with validations that had long since expired, four stolen vehicles or plates and two suspects wanted on warrants....
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Ottawa Citizen | August 10, 2017 - 11:57 | Megan Gillis, Postmedia
Construction on Dundas started in April and was scheduled to last until Halloween. The downtown artery will now re-open Aug. 19.
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The Toronto Star | August 10, 2017 - 11:54 | Betsy Powell - City Hall Bureau
A national union representing thousands of flight attendants is using a recent court ruling to push the federal government to tighten airline passenger safety rules.
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CTV News - National | August 10, 2017 - 11:39 |
Two teenage babysitters are taking heat after allegedly chilling a baby inside a refrigerator.
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Ottawa Sun | August 10, 2017 - 11:30 |
Ikea's 2018 catalogue features ideas for rooms where people can spend time together, even as they get lost in their smartphones.
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The Toronto Star | August 10, 2017 - 11:30 | Azzura Lalani - Staff Reporter

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