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The Ontario Ministry of Labour has begun an investigation into a chemical mishap Friday night at Amberwood Village Golf and Country Club sent five to hospital. The five, ranging in age from 17 to 39, were sent taken in as a precautionary measure for treatment of respiratory inflammation after breathing the fumes that resulted in the accidental mixing of chlorine and an unspecified chemical in the area of the Stittsville golf course’s pool. The injuries were not considered life-threatening. Eight other people were treated by paramedics at the scene. It was a localized chemical...
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Ottawa Citizen | June 24, 2017 - 15:50 | Norman Provencher, Ottawa Citizen
Negotiations between the Liquor Control Board of Ontario and the union representing its workers will remain a secret ahead of a possible strike that could begin as early as Monday.
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CTV News - National | June 24, 2017 - 15:22 |
LCBO Negotiations between the Liquor Control Board of Ontario and the union representing its workers will remain a secret ahead of a possible strike that could begin as early as Monday.
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CBC News - Ottawa | June 24, 2017 - 15:20 | The Canadian Press
LCBO Negotiations between the Liquor Control Board of Ontario and the union representing its workers will remain a secret ahead of a possible strike that could begin as early as Monday.
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CBC News - Canada | June 24, 2017 - 15:20 | The Canadian Press
Details of the bargaining between the LCBO and the union representing its workers are now under a "media blackout" imposed Saturday morning.
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The Toronto Star | June 24, 2017 - 15:18 | The Canadian Press
Closer insists he is fine physically, but “a little lost” off the field.
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The Toronto Star | June 24, 2017 - 15:03 | Rosie DiManno - Columnist
Crews are responding to an out-of-control wildfire in B.C.'s Cariboo region near 100 Mile House.
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CTV News - National | June 24, 2017 - 14:57 |
B.C. Wildfire Service says the fire was discovered Friday and has since grown to an estimated 36 hectares in size.
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The Globe and Mail | June 24, 2017 - 14:54 |
OTTAWA – The Liberal government said Friday it is going to Federal Court to seek “clarity” on two aspects of a compliance order issued in May by a quasi-judicial human rights tribunal on the delivery of First Nations child health care. In a joint statement, Health Minister Jane Philpott and Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett said the government’s plan to seek clarification in court is informed by their “experience and expertise as doctors.” The federal government takes issue with the fact the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal said last month that...
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Macleans | June 24, 2017 - 13:53 | Kristy Kirkup, The Canadian Press
Britain’s parliament was hit by a cyber attack on Saturday in which hackers tried to access e-mail accounts, just over a month after a ransomware worm crippled parts of the country’s health service
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The Globe and Mail | June 24, 2017 - 13:39 |
Authorities say a Texas woman told investigators that she left her two-year-old daughter and 16-month-old son in the hot car where they died last month to teach the girl a lesson, and that they didn’t lock themselves in, as she initially said.
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Ottawa Sun | June 24, 2017 - 13:29 |
Zola the breakdancing gorilla is boogieing his way to more fame in a new video that has gone viral.
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Ottawa Sun | June 24, 2017 - 13:20 |
A 57-year-old worker suffered head injuries after a one-storey fall from a site on Booth Street Saturday, paramedics say.Emergency crews were called to the site shortly after noon.Paramedics hailed the efforts of passersby who assisted the injured man while waiting for the ambulance to arrive.He was taken to hospital in stable condition with non-li
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Ottawa Sun | June 24, 2017 - 13:19 |
The ever-political Dyke March kicks off Saturday afternoon, with streets closed all weekend for Pride celebrations.
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The Toronto Star | June 24, 2017 - 13:12 | Megan Dolski - Staff Reporter, Byrann Aguilar - Staff Reporters
The offspring of Toronto's wandering capybaras now have names -- Alex, Geddy and Neil, for members of the band Rush.
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CTV News - National | June 24, 2017 - 13:11 |
A 57-year-old worker suffered head injuries after a one-storey fall from a site on Booth Street Saturday, paramedics say. Emergency crews were called to the site shortly after noon. Paramedics hailed the efforts of passersby who assisted the injured man while waiting for the ambulance to arrive. He was taken to hospital in stable condition with non-life-threatening injuries. 
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Ottawa Citizen | June 24, 2017 - 13:08 | Norman Provencher, Ottawa Citizen
Quebecers are taking part in Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day and Fete Nationale du Quebec festivities in the lead up to Canada 150 celebrations.
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CTV News - National | June 24, 2017 - 13:00 |
After over 44,817 votes were cast, Bonnie and Clyde’s trio of capybara pups have been named.
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The Toronto Star | June 24, 2017 - 12:43 | Emily Fearon - Staff Reporter
Capybara babies The offspring of Toronto's wandering capybaras now have names — Alex, Geddy and Neil, for members of the band Rush.
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CBC News - Canada | June 24, 2017 - 12:42 | The Canadian Press
Thousands of residents in a sprawling north London housing estate were forced to leave their apartments late on Friday after fire checks carried out in the wake of the deadly Grenfell Tower blaze found the buildings to be unsafe. Scarlett Cvitanovich reports.
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The Globe and Mail | June 24, 2017 - 12:39 |

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