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Burnside Avenue Apartment Building Woman Death Child Ottawa police are investigating how long a child was inside a Mechanicsville apartment with a dead...
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CBC News - Canada | March 23, 2017 - 15:30 | Andrew Foote
Burnside Avenue Apartment Building Woman Death Child Ottawa police are investigating how long a child was inside a Mechanicsville apartment with a dead...
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CBC News - Ottawa | March 23, 2017 - 15:30 | Andrew Foote
In my recent engagements with Canada's Muslim communities, they expressed their fear of not being treated as other Canadians. They want what all Canadians want -- a future for their families and to be able to practice their religion freely, as other faiths do. Before going any further, I need to ask: are the existing laws protecting Canadians from hate speech, hate crimes and violence failing Muslim Canadians? deepak obhrai Conservative MP Deepak Obhrai. (Photo: Chris Wattie/Reuters) The answer...
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Huffington Post | March 23, 2017 - 15:29 | Deepak Obhrai
Uber, the international ride-ordering company competing with taxis in the City of Ottawa, says the federal government’s plan to apply sales tax to its rides is a “tax on innovation.” Instead, the company thinks the feds should extend tax breaks for small businesses to cabbies. “At a time when Canadians spend far too much time stuck in traffic — and people should be encouraged to leave their cars at home, take public transit, and share rides — we should be supporting policies that make sustainable transportation more affordable, not...
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Ottawa Citizen | March 23, 2017 - 15:27 | Jon Willing
Ministry of Aboriginal Relations says most include initial financial payments worth over $1 million
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The Globe and Mail | March 23, 2017 - 15:26 |
Possible coyote spotted near Carling and Fisher, police investigating Ottawa police are investigating a possible coyote near the intersection of Carling and Fisher avenues Thursday afternoon.
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CBC News - Ottawa | March 23, 2017 - 15:07 | CBC News
Government sought to shield portions of two Canada Border Services Agency documents from disclosure in the case of Shiyuan Shen
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The Globe and Mail | March 23, 2017 - 15:07 |
Toronto Police raided two Cannabis Culture locations on Queen St. West and St. Clair Ave. East
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The Toronto Star | March 23, 2017 - 15:06 | Alina Bykova - Staff Reporter
The National Arts Centre Orchestra will mark Canada’s sesquicentennial by touring Atlantic Canada this spring and Western and Northern Canada in the fall, NACO musical director Alexander Shelley is to announce Thursday. NACO’s Canada 150 tour, the first that Shelley will lead since the English conductor took over the orchestra’s helm in 2015, will include performances of not only music by Dvorak, Sibelius and other classical giants, but also pieces from the ambitious and contemporary Life Reflected project that Shelley commissioned as a signature work for the...
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Ottawa Citizen | March 23, 2017 - 15:01 | Peter Hum, Ottawa Citizen
Edgars Rinkevics says he expects attempts by Russia to challenge Canada’s presence in Latvia through a propaganda and disinformation campaign
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The Globe and Mail | March 23, 2017 - 14:58 | STEVEN CHASE
Police say a road rage incident ended up with a woman’s SUV going airborne and crashing into a garage early Thursday morning.
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Ottawa Sun | March 23, 2017 - 14:57 |
Joly and Khalid on M-103 After months of bitter debate, the House of Commons passed M-103, a non-binding motion condemning Islamophobia and religious discrimination...
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CBC News - Canada | March 23, 2017 - 14:50 | CBC News
Grace Glofcheskie The OPP officer who pursued Curtis Henri as he fled a RIDE check drove at a high rate of speed but will not be criminally charged, according to the province's Special Investigations Unit.
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CBC News - Ottawa | March 23, 2017 - 14:40 | CBC News
Turkish news agency says “Wassim B.” was arrested at airport and planned to return to Canada.
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The Toronto Star | March 23, 2017 - 14:37 | Allan Woods - Quebec Bureau
A Guelph Ontario Provincial Police officer has been cleared of wrongdoing in a high-speed pursuit that resulted in the death of an Arnprior woman who was struck by the fleeing vehicle in December 2015.
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Ottawa Sun | March 23, 2017 - 14:35 |
The province's police watchdog says there are no reasonable grounds to charge Toronto police officers in the death of a 43-year-old man who was Tasered eight times after barricading himself in a bathroom.
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CTV News - National | March 23, 2017 - 14:32 | Peter Cameron
A Guelph Ontario Provincial Police officer has been cleared of wrongdoing in a high-speed pursuit that resulted in the death of an Arnprior woman who was struck by the fleeing vehicle in December 2015. The officer, whose name was not released, was cleared by the SIU after they found there was no reasonable grounds to lay a criminal charge of dangerous driving causing death. The officer had chased a Ford Escape that had blown through a police RIDE checkpoint in downtown Guelph at 2:30 a.m. The officer was driving nearly 70 km/h over the speed limit with his emergency lights...
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Ottawa Citizen | March 23, 2017 - 14:29 | Blair Crawford, Ottawa Citizen
Elizabeth Wettlaufer, the Ontario nurse accused of killing eight seniors and attempting to murder four others, was fired from one of her retirement home jobs after a series of medication errors, court documents show.
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CTV News - National | March 23, 2017 - 14:23 | Josh Elliott
OTTAWA — The Liberal government is defending the amount of money it currently spends on the military. In an interview with The Canadian Press, Finance Minister Bill Morneau says the government is looking at whether the Canadian Armed Forces needs more money over the long term, as it prepares to unveil a new defence policy. But at this stage, he says, the government believes the military is 'appropriately provisioned,' meaning it has the right amount of money to do its job. bill morneau Finance...
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Huffington Post | March 23, 2017 - 14:20 | Mohamed Omar
WASHINGTON — Senior U.S. officials say the State Department will recommend approval of the Keystone XL pipeline, clearing the way for the White House to formally approve it. Two officials say Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Tom Shannon will issue the recommendation Friday. A 60-day deadline to complete a Trump administration review is set to expire next Monday. donald trump keystone xl approval U.S. President Donald Trump holds up a signed executive order to...
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Huffington Post | March 23, 2017 - 14:18 | Daniel Tencer

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