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Londoners were still trying to process the attack that left 4 dead, including the attacker
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The Globe and Mail | March 23, 2017 - 11:30 | Paul Waldie
Londoners are still trying to process the attack that left five dead, including the attacker
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The Globe and Mail | March 23, 2017 - 11:30 | Paul Waldie
School board says it may cancel previously scheduled trips if travel restrictions are tightened.
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The Toronto Star | March 23, 2017 - 11:29 | Andrea Gordon - Education Reporter
Republicans hold a majority in the 100-member Senate, but Democrats can insist on 60 votes to clear a filibuster
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The Globe and Mail | March 23, 2017 - 11:23 | Lawrence Hurley and Andrew Chung
Hull Hospital flooding 2 March 23 cbc Several floors of Hull Hospital were flooded with water Thursday morning when a pipe burst in the east wing of the fourth floor, causing extensive water damage.
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CBC News - Ottawa | March 23, 2017 - 11:13 | CBC News
Police say they found knives, a shotgun and a gas can with an unknown liquid in the car
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The Globe and Mail | March 23, 2017 - 11:08 |
Cutting a tax credit aimed at offsetting the cost of transit passes effectively raises the cost of commuting
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The Globe and Mail | March 23, 2017 - 11:05 | Oliver Moore
Andrew Potter’s article about Quebec that appeared in Maclean’s this week prompted backlash from politicians of all stripes.
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The Toronto Star | March 23, 2017 - 11:03 | The Canadian Press
Devin Nunes, chairman of the House intelligence committee, defends decision to publiclly discuss typically secret intelligence about surveillance of members of the Trump transition team
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The Globe and Mail | March 23, 2017 - 11:01 | Julie Pace And Deb Riechmann
A congressional aide familiar with Devin Nunes’ meeting said the chairman apologized to Democrats and pledged to work with them and share information related to the investigation
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The Globe and Mail | March 23, 2017 - 11:01 | Julie Pace And Deb Riechmann
Tom Thomson, In Algonquin Park 100 years ago today, legendary Canadian artist Tom Thomson embarked on his last trip from Toronto to Algonquin Park...
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CBC News - Ottawa | March 23, 2017 - 10:58 | CBC Radio's Ottawa Morning
Liberal ministers Mitzie Hunter and Michael Coteau issue statement of support the morning after a Peel school board meeting where tempers flared and police had to clear the room.
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The Toronto Star | March 23, 2017 - 10:51 | Kristin Rushowy - Queen's Park Bureau
High Park Zoo in Toronto has announced that their capybara couple, dubbed 'Bonnie and Clyde' for their daring escape last May, are now parents to three 'energetic capybabies.'
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CTV News - National | March 23, 2017 - 10:49 |
As tiny bits of plastic build up in lakes and rivers, there’s a new suggestion that everyone has been wrong about where most of this plastic pollution comes from.The common perception is that little round “beads” of plastic from skin care products and toothpaste are to blame.
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Ottawa Sun | March 23, 2017 - 10:49 |
Andrew Potter Andrew Potter, director of the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada, was facing widespread criticism in Quebec after writing an essay for Maclean's Magazine about Quebec society earlier this week.
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CBC News - Canada | March 23, 2017 - 10:48 | Benjamin Shingler
Andrew Potter Andrew Potter, director of the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada, was facing widespread criticism in Quebec after writing an essay for Maclean's Magazine about Quebec society earlier this week.
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CBC News - Ottawa | March 23, 2017 - 10:48 | CBC News
Belgian authorities have raised security in the port of Antwerp after a car with French license plates drove at high speed through a busy shopping street, forcing pedestrians to jump out of the way.
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Ottawa Sun | March 23, 2017 - 10:43 |
As tiny bits of plastic build up in lakes and rivers, there’s a new suggestion that everyone has been wrong about where most of this plastic pollution comes from. The common perception is that little round “beads” of plastic from skin care products and toothpaste are to blame. But there’s now evidence that the real source is much simpler. It’s your laundry. A new study of microscopic plastic in the Ottawa River pinpoints tiny synthetic fibres from clothing, says the study’s main author, Jesse Vermaire, an environmental scientist at Carleton University. “I was...
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Ottawa Citizen | March 23, 2017 - 10:42 | Lois Kirkup
An Ontario man accused of killing his seven-year-old stepson and injuring a banker has been formally charged with first-degree murder.
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CTV News - National | March 23, 2017 - 10:36 |

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