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The Department of Homeland Security and Federal Bureau of Investigation warned in a report distributed by email late on Friday that the nuclear, energy, aviation, water and critical manufacturing industries have been targeted along with government entities in attacks dating back to at least May.
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The Globe and Mail | October 21, 2017 - 17:33 | Jim Finkle
The previously undisclosed agreement, at least the sixth involving O’Reilly or the company related to harassment charges against him, was “extraordinarily large” for such cases. In April, after advertisers began to flee O’Reilly’s show, the company parted ways with O’Reilly, ending his Fox News career.
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The Globe and Mail | October 21, 2017 - 17:23 |
Plane emergency landing Gatineau oct 21 2017 A small plane made an emergency landing in a field near the Gatineau airport Saturday afternoon.
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CBC News - Ottawa | October 21, 2017 - 17:05 | CBC News
Nathan Phillips Four people have been charged after two groups of demonstrators faced off against each other amid a heavy police presence at Nathan Phillips Square.
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CBC News - Canada | October 21, 2017 - 17:05 | CBC News
Ottawa-Gatineau wants Amazon to build its massive second headquarters at LeBreton Flats — a secret only revealed now that the deadline for cities to bid for the giant project has passed. Amazon is based in Seattle, but wants a second headquarters — HQ2 —  in another city. The decision set off a bidding frenzy from North America cities, because Amazon expects to create 50,000 jobs. Mayor Jim Watson recently said Ottawa was offering fewer than 10 candidate sites, but he wouldn’t name them. Now the promotional video for Ottawa and Gatineau tells the full story in an aggressively...
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Ottawa Citizen | October 21, 2017 - 17:01 | Tom Spears, Ottawa Citizen
Default Headline Image - News More than three decades of work by environmentalists, activists and local politicians culminated Saturday with a major transfer of provincial land to complete the nearly 80-square kilometre Rouge National Urban Park in east Toronto.
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CBC News - Canada | October 21, 2017 - 16:56 | CBC News
Ontario’s Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk revealed this week that Kathleen Wynne’s government hid the cost of its “Fair Hydro Plan” from taxpayers.
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Ottawa Sun | October 21, 2017 - 16:32 |
Three dozen young doctors have spent the past week offering “pop-up” clinics to bring cancer screening to women who otherwise would not get it. The clinics offered pap tests with no appointment at a series of locations around the city, including the Ottawa and Montfort hospitals and the South-East Ottawa Community Health Clinic. They even offered middle-of-the-night service. A pap test offers early screening for cervical cancer, which is caused by the human papilloma virus. Medical residents in obstetrics and gynecology from the University of Toronto donated their time for...
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Ottawa Citizen | October 21, 2017 - 16:11 | Tom Spears, Ottawa Citizen
One of the three initially had critical injuries while the other two were in serious condition. The incident happened near David and Mary Thomson Collegiate Institute on Friday.
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The Toronto Star | October 21, 2017 - 15:29 | Emma McIntosh - Staff Reporter
Between 27,000 and 31,000 people may have travelled to Syria and Iraq to join Daesh, analysts say. No government has publicly expressed concern about the fate of its citizens who left and joined the extremist group, despite a brutal battle raging in Raqqa.
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The Toronto Star | October 21, 2017 - 15:19 | Lori Hinnant - The Associated Press,Sarah El Deeb
Snowmobiling After local politicians debated scrapping plans to maintain the back-country trails, snowmobilers in Prescott-Russell are arguing their sport is a major boost to the local economy.
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CBC News - Ottawa | October 21, 2017 - 15:18 | CBC News
Winnipeg police are searching for a 13-year-old girl that has been missing since Wednesday evening
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CTV News - National | October 21, 2017 - 15:16 |
Dahabo Ahmed Omer, Justice for Abdirahman Abdi Coalition Ottawa's Somali community is raising money for victims of the deadliest attack in the country's history.
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CBC News - Ottawa | October 21, 2017 - 15:09 | CBC News
Her toughness helped her overcome war, poverty, a 14-year separation from her husband, and a long legal battle for government redress.
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The Toronto Star | October 21, 2017 - 15:00 | Nicholas Keung - Immigration reporter
It wasn’t immediately clear how serious the woman’s injuries were. The incident happened at about noon.
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The Toronto Star | October 21, 2017 - 14:30 | Emma McIntosh - Staff Reporter
A 35-year-old Ottawa man has surrendered to police in connection with a Rideau Street gas station robbery last week.The robbery occurred Oct. 14 on the 200 block of Rideau when a suspect, claiming to have a knife in his pocket, tussled with an attendant before escaping with an undisclosed amount of money.
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Ottawa Sun | October 21, 2017 - 13:48 |
A 35-year-old Ottawa man has surrendered to police in connection with a Rideau Street gas station robbery last week. The robbery occurred Oct. 14 on the 200 block of Rideau when a suspect, claiming to have a knife in his pocket, tussled with an attendant before escaping with an undisclosed amount of money. Police said the attendant suffered minor injuries. Elliott Hudson appeared in court Saturday and was remanded in custody on a charge of robbery and two counts of breach of recognizance. He is due to appear in court again Oct. 24. The man’s surrender followed the release on social...
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Ottawa Citizen | October 21, 2017 - 13:41 | Norman Provencher, Ottawa Citizen
Trump’s broadside came a day after the White House defended chief of staff John Kelly after he mischaracterized Wilson’s remarks
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The Globe and Mail | October 21, 2017 - 13:26 | Jonathan Lemire And Jill Colvin
metal plate The complaints commissioner at the Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal (CHUM) has ruled that an incident where a 33-centimetre metal plate was left in the abdomen of a cancer patient was not caused by negligence on the part of staff...
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CBC News - Canada | October 21, 2017 - 13:21 | CBC News

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