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The Canadian military has set up tents in Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle, Quebec, to house about 500 people as a wave of asylum seekers crosses into the province.
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The Globe and Mail | August 9, 2017 - 17:37 |
Ottawa Police raid two illegal dispensaries Ottawa police have laid charges after a man was stabbed on Meadowlands Drive early Tuesday morning.
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CBC News - Ottawa | August 9, 2017 - 17:31 | CBC News
Let’s get one thing straight when it comes to the flare-up with North Korea: It has very little to do with Donald Trump. This scenario would be happening if Hillary Clinton was president or a different Republican.
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Ottawa Sun | August 9, 2017 - 17:24 |
In scathing ruling judge says it’s unacceptable that Crown attorneys let case files go missing for four months.
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The Toronto Star | August 9, 2017 - 17:24 | Peter Goffin - Staff Reporter
Plus: Detached housing starts dip in Toronto area as buyers favour lower-cost options
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The Globe and Mail | August 9, 2017 - 17:24 | KRISTENE QUAN, KIRAN RANA and OMAIR QUADRI
An Ottawa man has been charged after an early Tuesday morning stabbing on Meadowlands Drive, near Hog’s Back Park, left another man in serious condition.
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Ottawa Sun | August 9, 2017 - 17:20 |
Nawaz Sharif planned to spend at least two nights along the Grand Trunk Road in his first public appearances since the country’s Supreme Court disqualified him from office for concealing assets
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The Globe and Mail | August 9, 2017 - 17:17 | Mohammad Yousaf And Munir Ahmed
Alexander Fiodor Levin — who exploded on to Canadian front pages three years ago for hiding a child from his Brazilian mistress — is in hot water again.
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Ottawa Sun | August 9, 2017 - 17:10 |
The judge’s only option was to find three Toronto police officers not guilty of sexual assault — but she did call out the defence’s ‘irrelevant evidence.’
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The Toronto Star | August 9, 2017 - 17:07 | Rosie DiManno - Columnist
The UN Security Council called on warring parties in four countries to allow humanitarian aid access and urged countries to donate more money
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The Globe and Mail | August 9, 2017 - 16:55 | Riham Alkousaa
Back in the Cold War days, heightened in intensity when Nikita Khrushchev and John F. Kennedy played atomic chicken during the Cuban Missile Crisis, elementary school teachers conducted drills should there be a nuclear bomb dropped on our heads.
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Ottawa Sun | August 9, 2017 - 16:48 |
Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister is bristling at questions about his use of his wife's personal email account and cellphone to conduct government business while at their vacation home in Costa Rica.
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CTV News - National | August 9, 2017 - 16:44 |
The 26-year-old will be the first golfer with cerebral palsy to compete at a PGA Tour-sanctioned event on Thursday
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The Globe and Mail | August 9, 2017 - 16:40 | ALLAN MAKI
Ottawa police were kept busy overnight Wednesday, after a scissor-wielding man allegedly robbed three retail stores in the Vanier area before being tracked down by officers.Police said they responded to three reported robberies in the early hours of Wednesday.
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Ottawa Sun | August 9, 2017 - 16:29 |
The man accused of kidnapping a British model in Italy painted a picture of big money, international intrigue and spine-chilling dealings as a member of Black Death, an organization selling drugs, guns and murder on the dark web.
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Ottawa Sun | August 9, 2017 - 16:26 |
The decriminalization of all illegal drugs — not just marijuana — may help decrease the devastating effects of drug use and addiction in Ottawa, city officials said Wednesday.They were responding to a suggestion by Toronto’s medical officer of health that such a drastic move could help address Canada’s spiralling opioid crisis.
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Ottawa Sun | August 9, 2017 - 16:17 |
The Trudeau government says it will send up to 20 police officers to Iraq as part of its commitment to fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
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CTV News - National | August 9, 2017 - 16:10 |
Former Ottawa police chief and current senator Vern White is applauding an opioid replacement program being set up by Ottawa Inner City Health. He has been calling for similar programs across the country. White planned to contact Wendy Muckle, the executive director of the non-profit health agency that works with Ottawa’s homeless. “I am going to congratulate her on being willing to take on the bigger discussion around addiction,” White said. “I guarantee this will make a difference in terms of crime.” In a letter to White, the head of the Canadian Police Association, Tom Stamatakis,...
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Ottawa Citizen | August 9, 2017 - 16:06 | Elizabeth Payne, Ottawa Citizen

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