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Tagged 600-kilogram shark signals its presence in Mahone Bay, 85 km from Halifax on the province’s south shore
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The Globe and Mail | August 9, 2017 - 21:06 | ROB ROBERTS
Hyeon Soo Lim was expected to fly on a Canadian government charter directly from Pyongyang, North Korea, to Ottawa, where he will reunite with his family.
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The Toronto Star | August 9, 2017 - 21:02 | Mary Ormsby - Feature reporter
Air Transat is laying blame on “numerous other parties” — including the Ottawa airport — for an incident last week that left two flights full of passengers stranded on the tarmac for hours.
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Ottawa Sun | August 9, 2017 - 21:01 |
A sexual assault trial involving two former University of Ottawa hockey players has been delayed again, this time until 2018.
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Ottawa Sun | August 9, 2017 - 20:54 |
NEW YORK — Suspended Fox News host Eric Bolling has sued the reporter who broke the story that he allegedly sent lewd text messages to colleagues.
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Ottawa Sun | August 9, 2017 - 20:35 |
Canadian Transportation Agency said Wednesday that it plans to hold a public hearing into a July 31 incident in which two Air Transat planes sat for hours on an Ottawa tarmac
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The Globe and Mail | August 9, 2017 - 20:32 |
It’s Not Delivery. It’s DiGiorno Pizza spilled on the interstate.
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Ottawa Sun | August 9, 2017 - 20:25 |
Canadian health authorities, including the province’s health officer, say Portugal’s drug policy could help reduce fentanyl overdoses
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The Globe and Mail | August 9, 2017 - 20:14 | KRISTY KIRKUP
A sexual assault trial involving two former University of Ottawa hockey players has been delayed again, this time until 2018.  Former team captain David Foucher and assistant captain Guillaume Donovan were charged with the sexual assault of a 21-year-old Lakehead University student. The two players are alleged to have sexually assaulted the woman at a hotel in Thunder Bay on Feb. 2, 2014.  The trial, which was originally slated to begin in August 2016, was delayed until August 2017 after one of the attorneys representing the defendants asked for a delay due to a medical...
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Ottawa Citizen | August 9, 2017 - 20:12 | Lauren Malyk
Burnaby death A fight witnesses say started with a tossed cigarette butt ended with the death of Michael Page-Vincelli. Officials in Burnaby, B.C., are investigating his death as a homicide.
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CBC News - Canada | August 9, 2017 - 20:10 | Anita Bathe and Lisa Johnson
motorcyclists A large groups of motorcyclists who took over sections of several southern Ontario highways last weekend, performing stunts and disrupting traffic, has police on the hunt for witnesses.
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CBC News - Canada | August 9, 2017 - 19:58 | CBC News
Experts say the program is producing learners ‘significantly ahead’ in a variety of areas compared with children in half-day kindergarten
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The Globe and Mail | August 9, 2017 - 19:42 | CAROLINE ALPHONSO
Air Transat is laying blame on “numerous other parties” — including the Ottawa airport — for an incident last week that left two flights full of passengers stranded on the tarmac for hours. It’s the latest blame tossing between the airline and the airport following the misadventure in the capital, which has become a flashpoint in the debate over passengers’ rights.  It came Wednesday, as the Canadian Transportation Agency announced it will be holding a public hearing at the end of this month in an attempt to sort out the matter, which has gained national...
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Ottawa Citizen | August 9, 2017 - 19:38 | Joanne Laucius, Ottawa Citizen
A Vanier landlord installed security cameras around his property Wednesday after a number of suspicious fires left his east-end neighbourhood on edge.
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Ottawa Sun | August 9, 2017 - 19:35 |
Invasive Asian species spreads aggressively, creating concerns about its ability to crowd out native plants
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The Globe and Mail | August 9, 2017 - 19:33 | ALY THOMSON
Critics say President’s revised version of the RAISE act will neither attract skilled workers from abroad, nor help U.S. workers
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The Globe and Mail | August 9, 2017 - 19:30 | JOHN IBBITSON
U.S. officials concluded that a group of American diplomats had been exposed to an advanced device that operated outside the range of audible sound
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The Globe and Mail | August 9, 2017 - 19:20 | Matthew Lee And Michael Weissenstein
The Clintons will visit Quebec’s Eastern Township in mid-August as guests of best-selling author Louise Penny
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The Globe and Mail | August 9, 2017 - 19:06 | Sidhartha Banerjee
The Canadian publishing community honoured the founder of the revered Giller Prize as a ‘trailblazer’ in celebrating literature
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The Globe and Mail | August 9, 2017 - 19:04 | MARK MEDLEY
Dignitaries gather at funeral to remember businessman and philanthropist Jack Rabinovitch who founded the Giller Prize, bringing glamour to this country’s literary scene.
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The Toronto Star | August 9, 2017 - 19:04 | Deborah Dundas - Books

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