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ottawa paramedic Amberwood Village golf club is blaming a "localized chemical reaction" for fumes that forced an evacuation and sent five to...
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CBC News - Ottawa | June 24, 2017 - 12:25 | CBC News
More than 120 people were buried by a landslide that caused huge rocks and a mass of earth to come crashing into their homes in a mountain village in southwestern China early Saturday, officials said.
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Ottawa Sun | June 24, 2017 - 12:22 |
The actor apologized for his “bad joke” Friday after a backlash, but that hasn’t stopped people from condemning him.
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The Toronto Star | June 24, 2017 - 12:03 | Avi Selk - The Washington Post
Saturday dawned cool and sunny for one of the capital’s busiest weekends this year, with everything from a Teddy Bears picnic to a raucous electronic dance music festival at Lansdowne.For the first time all of the city’s beaches were open, with lifeguards in attendance. Gatineau beaches are also open.But don’t expect the nice weather to last,
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Ottawa Sun | June 24, 2017 - 11:01 |
A video of a 13-year-old Mormon girl speaking to her congregation before church leaders turn off her microphone is sparking discussions about how religion handles LGBT issues.
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The Toronto Star | June 24, 2017 - 10:54 | Brady McCombs - The Associated Press
Saturday dawned cool and sunny for one of the capital’s busiest weekends this year, with everything from a Teddy Bears picnic to a raucous electronic dance music festival at Lansdowne. For the first time all of the city’s beaches were open, with lifeguards in attendance. Gatineau beaches are also open. Swimming: Britannia, Mooney's, Westboro, Petrie East Bay and Petrie River Beaches #OttNews More info:https://t.co/UHMxdNFQXj — Ottawa Public Health (@ottawahealth) June 24, 2017 But don’t expect the nice weather to last, Environment Canada warns. Heavy...
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Ottawa Citizen | June 24, 2017 - 10:47 | Norman Provencher, Ottawa Citizen
In celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary, WE asked remarkable Canadians the question: What are you doing to make our country a more caring and compassionate place?
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The Globe and Mail | June 24, 2017 - 10:21 | SARAH FOX
London officials scrambled to evacuate four public housing towers due to concerns about fire doors and insulation around gas pipes.
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The Toronto Star | June 24, 2017 - 10:16 | Sylvia Hui And Danica Kirka - The Associated Press
claude dubois Thousands of people attended the main Fête nationale concert Friday at the Quartier des Spectacles to kick off a weekend of celebrations.
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CBC News - Canada | June 24, 2017 - 10:02 | CBC News
Montreal police are looking for a suspect whom they allege used mobile dating apps like Tinder to scam women out of money.
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CTV News - National | June 24, 2017 - 10:01 |
Maud Eighty-seven years after the Maud sank and a year after it was pulled up from the seabed, the ship will start its float home to Norway from Cambridge Bay, Nunavut.
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CBC News - Canada | June 24, 2017 - 10:00 | CBC News
Travel-Net Communications' office at 850 Industrial Ave. in east Ottawa June 23, 2017 Residential and business clients of the Ottawa-based internet service provider Travel-Net Communications lost access to the...
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CBC News - Ottawa | June 24, 2017 - 09:55 | Matthew Kupfer
The scope of Britain’s fire-safety crisis broadened Saturday as London officials scrambled to evacuate four public housing towers due to concerns about external cladding, fire doors and insulation around gas pipes.
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Ottawa Sun | June 24, 2017 - 09:26 |
The company that owns the Tweed plant in Smiths Falls has ambitious expansion plans as it races to get ready for the introduction of legal recreational marijuana in Canada.Canopy Growth Corp. is already the world’s largest medical marijuana company, and it’s about to get bigger.The company will open growing operations in Edmonton and Fredericton
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Ottawa Sun | June 24, 2017 - 09:08 |
Laneway homes deserve a look as a potential way to help increase supply and provide much-needed rental units.
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The Toronto Star | June 24, 2017 - 09:00 | Bryan Tuckey - Special to the Star
The pitch is part of the city's ongoing efforts to bring recreational spaces to its dense urban centre.
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The Toronto Star | June 24, 2017 - 08:00 | Scott Wheeler - Staff Reporter
Several people were taken to hospital in Ottawa, after officials say they were apparently exposed to a toxic mix of chlorine and an unknown acid at the Amberwood Village golf and country club in Stittsville. .
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CTV News - National | June 24, 2017 - 07:45 | CFRA
Toronto Pride Parade 20160703 Pride Toronto organizers say Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be making an appearance at this Sunday's parade.
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CBC News - Canada | June 24, 2017 - 07:41 | The Canadian Press
No winning ticket was sold for the $10 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. That means the jackpot for the next draw on June 30 will grow to approximately $15 million.
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CTV News - National | June 24, 2017 - 07:23 |
The landslide swept over 46 homes as dawn broke at around 6 a.m. in Xinmo village in Maoxian county, a remote mountainous area of north Sichuan
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The Globe and Mail | June 24, 2017 - 07:22 |

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