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Nicaragua has already presented the relevant documents at the United Nations, Vice President Rosario Murillo said
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The Globe and Mail | October 23, 2017 - 18:08 |
Adrian Warmerdam was lying on the couch playing with his phone when he heard his mother scream.
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Ottawa Sun | October 23, 2017 - 18:00 |
Disgraced O.J. Simpson was acquitted of the 1994 murders of his ex-wife Nicole and her friend Ronald Goldman but he’s been haunted and terrorized by her ghost ever since!
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Ottawa Sun | October 23, 2017 - 17:57 |
The issue is whether Ontario's legal regulator should be requiring lawyers and paralegals to adopt and abide by a so-called statement of principles focused on diversity.
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The Toronto Star | October 23, 2017 - 17:56 | Jacques Gallant - Legal Affairs Reporter
Determined to make recycling easier for residents, the City of Ottawa has launched an app that simply tells people what type of trash to put at their curbs each week.Coun. David Chernushenko, chair of council’s environment and climate protection committee, called it the “one-stop shop” for garbage.
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Ottawa Sun | October 23, 2017 - 17:47 |
If the goal is to attract more kids from struggling families and diverse backgrounds, the board should bring in measures that would overcome barriers to access
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The Globe and Mail | October 23, 2017 - 17:46 | Marcus Gee
Ottawa Public Health wants its own federal exemption for the supervised injection site at 179 Clarence St., a move that could make the service permanent. The health unit is piggybacking off of the exemption currently issued to the Sandy Hill Community Health Centre, which is constructing a supervised injection site inside its Nelson Street building. The Sandy Hill centre so far has the only exemption issued in Ottawa. Under the federal approval for OPH’s temporary injection site on Clarence, the service must stop once the injection service at the Sandy Hill centre opens. A hard...
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Ottawa Citizen | October 23, 2017 - 17:44 | Jon Willing
Adrian Warmerdam was lying on the couch playing with his phone when he heard his mother scream. “I heard my mother sound like she was startled by something. She was screaming louder and louder,” Warmerdam testified Monday at the triple murder trial of Basil Borutski. Borustki, 60, remained silent in the prisoner’s box, where he is defending himself on three counts of first-degree murder, accused of beating and strangling Carol Culleton, 66, shooting and killing Anastasia Kuyzk, 36, then shooting and killing Nathalie Warmerdam, 48, in a rampage through Renfrew County on Sept. 22, 2015. At...
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Ottawa Citizen | October 23, 2017 - 17:42 | Aedan Helmer
Determined to make recycling easier for residents, the City of Ottawa has launched an app that simply tells people what type of trash to put at their curbs each week. Coun. David Chernushenko, chair of council’s environment and climate protection committee, called it the “one-stop shop” for garbage. The app, which is called Ottawa Collection Calendar, was produced by ReCollect Systems and is available on Apple and Android devices. It’s hard to say if an app will boost the city’s waste diversion rate. The information is already on the city’s website,...
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Ottawa Citizen | October 23, 2017 - 17:21 | Jon Willing
An Iver Huitfeldt-class frigate.An Iver Huitfeldt-class frigate. (Odense Maritime Technology) Ken Hansen, who...
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Macleans | October 23, 2017 - 17:19 | Maclean's
City staff warn that they might not be able to meet the 2019 deadline to spend all of the $856 million allocated to Toronto.
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The Toronto Star | October 23, 2017 - 17:19 | Ben Spurr - Transportation Reporter
The feminist and author spoke to about 600 middle- and high-school students at Branksome Hall, answering questions on the feminist movement, sex-segregated schools, sexual harassment and Trudeau
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The Globe and Mail | October 23, 2017 - 17:17 | CAROLINE ALPHONSO
Charles Bordeleau Ottawa police Oct 23 2017 The Ottawa Police Service is looking at revising its inclusion policy after an officer told CBC News she wanted the hijab addressed by the policy.
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CBC News - Ottawa | October 23, 2017 - 17:16 | CBC News
The army is dropping into the Canadian Tire Centre Monday night — literally.The soldiers will be rappelling from a CH-146 Griffon helicopter as the Ottawa Senators film a promotional video in preparation for the team’s upcoming Canadian Armed Forces Night. The aerial exercise will take place between 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
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Ottawa Sun | October 23, 2017 - 17:10 |
The army is dropping into the Canadian Tire Centre Monday night — literally. The soldiers will be rappelling from a CH-146 Griffon helicopter as the Ottawa Senators film a promotional video in preparation for the team’s upcoming Canadian Armed Forces Night. The aerial exercise will take place between 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Ottawa Fire Services sent out a public service announcement Monday afternoon to alert people who might see “unusual activity” at the arena. The Sens will do their annual tribute to Canada’s military at a game against the Detroit Red Wings on...
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Ottawa Citizen | October 23, 2017 - 17:04 | Blair Crawford, Ottawa Citizen
A spokesperson for Snyder’s production company says the former wife of business tycoon Pierre Karl Peladeau went to police in the past few days to inform them of the alleged attack.
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The Toronto Star | October 23, 2017 - 17:04 | The Canadian Press
Also: New U.S. envoy vows to make trade with Canada ‘easier’
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The Globe and Mail | October 23, 2017 - 17:03 | Jordan Chittley and Omair Quadri
The first annual Rowan’s Legacy Symposium hopes to be the start of something big.The conference, part of the University of Ottawa’s brain health awareness week, heightens concussion protocols in the name of Rowan Stringer, a 17-year-old rugby player who died in 2013 after multiple concussions.
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Ottawa Sun | October 23, 2017 - 17:01 |
The first annual Rowan’s Legacy Symposium hopes to be the start of something big. The conference, part of the University of Ottawa’s brain health awareness week, heightens concussion protocols in the name of Rowan Stringer, a 17-year-old rugby player who died in 2013 after multiple concussions. Rowan’s parents, Gord and Kathleen, decided the day after Rowan’s death that they would go public with the story to help prevent similar deaths. An inquest into Rowan’s death delivered 49 recommendations centred on keeping players from returning to action too soon...
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Ottawa Citizen | October 23, 2017 - 16:57 | Wayne Scanlan, Ottawa Citizen
Lisa McHale was relieved to learn her husband had been diagnosed with Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE).This, of course, was long after Tom McHale, just 45, had died in 2008 of an accidental drug overdose.
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Ottawa Sun | October 23, 2017 - 16:57 |

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