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Broken mailbox An Ottawa Community Housing resident is upset mail isn't being delivered to him because his mailbox is broken.
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CBC News - Ottawa | August 10, 2017 - 06:00 | Idil Mussa
Court Delays 20170614 When Bob Runciman was appointed to the upper house in 2010, it was still possible to believe that an elected Senate was a distinct...
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CBC News - Canada | August 10, 2017 - 05:00 | Aaron Wherry
lrt tunnel injury Workers on Ottawa's light rail transit project have filed dozens of formal complaints to government safety officials about dangerous conditions including workers allegedly suffering electric shock, carbon monoxide...
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CBC News - Ottawa | August 10, 2017 - 05:00 | Ashley Burke
Fresco restaurant Potential changes to Canada's legal blood-alcohol limit has the restaurant industry concerned about business.
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CBC News - Ottawa | August 10, 2017 - 05:00 | CBC News
weather pic for Thursday Thursday won't sit as comfortably as the last two days have, but I'd take it over the weekend forecast: rain moves in Friday and Saturday stays damp, as well
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CBC News - Ottawa | August 10, 2017 - 05:00 | Teri Loretto
CBS says Anthony Scaramucci will be a guest on Stephen Colbert’s late-night show next week.
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Ottawa Sun | August 10, 2017 - 00:55 |
Jenna Vandal Winnipeg The owner of a plot of land south of downtown Winnipeg is contemplating deploying a private security firm to arrest protesters camped out on the...
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CBC News - Canada | August 10, 2017 - 00:53 | Austin Grabish
Tourism officials are starting to assess the impact of devastating wildfires in British Columbia and have received mixed feedback on the toll so far on the travel sector.
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CTV News - National | August 10, 2017 - 00:11 |
The Saskatchewan Court of Appeal is allowing an appeal of a lower-court ruling in a dispute between the Canadian government and the Merchant Law Group.
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CTV News - National | August 9, 2017 - 23:58 |
Ottawa firefighters were called to a Vanier restaurant for a kitchen fire on Wednesday night.  Ottawa fire dispatch received a call about a fire at YKO Chicken BBQ on McArthur Avenue at 7:41 p.m.  Firefighters say “the deep fryer was fully involved” but had not determined the exact cause of the fire.  Around 8 p.m., firefighters had the scene under control. There were no injuries.  A fire investigator and a city health inspector are investigating.   ...
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Ottawa Citizen | August 9, 2017 - 23:44 | Lauren Malyk
Trump Jr. Prince George As questions continue to swirl over his meeting with a Russian lawyer in June 2016, Donald Trump Jr. was seen at an airport restaurant in Prince George, B.C., Wednesday afternoon.
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CBC News - Canada | August 9, 2017 - 22:42 | Andrew Kurjata
Thousands of Albertans recently weighed in on a bill that aims to eliminate daylight saving time, though the province wants to hear more feedback before making a final decision.
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CTV News - National | August 9, 2017 - 22:02 |
Plumes of black smoke from a structure fire in Abbotsford, B.C., has resulted in the closure of the Trans Canada Highway.
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CTV News - National | August 9, 2017 - 21:53 |
Back burns are used where suitable in order to outflank larger fires that would be impossible to fight with pumps and hoses
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The Globe and Mail | August 9, 2017 - 21:46 | MIKE HAGER
Mumtaz Ladha, who was acquitted of human trafficking, says B.C. government agency ruthlessly pursued her over false narrative
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The Globe and Mail | August 9, 2017 - 21:28 | SUNNY DHILLON
Government argues that law firm, which represented thousands of residential schools survivors, should pay back fees because of allegations its billings were inflated
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The Globe and Mail | August 9, 2017 - 21:18 |
An Indianapolis man accused of fatally shooting a police officer who was trying to help him following a car crash could face the death penalty if he’s convicted in the officer’s slaying, a prosecutor said Wednesday after the suspect made his first court appearance.
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Ottawa Sun | August 9, 2017 - 21:18 |
Chase the Ace fever will continue for at least another week. Thousands of people gathered at St. Kevin’s Parish in the Goulds neighbourhood of St. John’s on Wednesday night, only to see the elusive prize-winning ace of spades remain in the shrinking deck.
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CTV News - National | August 9, 2017 - 21:11 |
October by-election set, but some of those who’ve served in the past argue that problems haven’t been addressed
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The Globe and Mail | August 9, 2017 - 21:07 | FRANCES BULA

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