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Cost estimate expected to be ready in "mid-2018" but public report planned for the first quarter of 2019.
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The Toronto Star | November 22, 2017 - 16:49 | Jennifer Pagliaro - City Hall reporter
The White House asked a reporter to correct a line saying Trump had planned a “low-key” Wednesday — par for the course for a president who tries to give the impression he’s working, even at one of his private clubs, the Washington Post’s Philip Bump writes.
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The Toronto Star | November 22, 2017 - 16:47 | Philip Bump - The Washington Post
Rolex suspect Police put out better photos Wednesday in hopes of catching the person who stole an $86,000 Rolex watch from Lime Ridge Mall in July.
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CBC News - Canada | November 22, 2017 - 16:44 | CBC News
The grocery chain already offers online options in Quebec, but plans to expand into Ontario next year.
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The Toronto Star | November 22, 2017 - 16:36 | Aleksandra Sagan - The Canadian Press
Quebec Public Security Minister Martin Coiteux says his government was not motivated by religious discrimination but rather by concerns about security
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The Globe and Mail | November 22, 2017 - 16:31 |
Insurers for American Airlines, United Airlines and other aviation defendants will pay World Trade Center developers, who had once sought $3.5 billion.
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The Toronto Star | November 22, 2017 - 16:22 | The Associated Press
Ottawa police are searching for a missing 14-year-old girl who hasn’t been seen in nearly two weeks. Michelle Tait is Indigenous and was last seen in the South Keys area on Nov. 11. Police say Tait may have also been spotted in Gatineau. Tait stand 5-1 and weighs 110 lbs. When last seen, she was wearing a black winter jacket, black pants and brown Ugg boots. She was also wearing a bandana. She has short dark hair and brown eyes.   Anyone with information about her whereabouts is asked to call Ottawa Police at 613-236-1222. If you have information that could help investigators...
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Ottawa Citizen | November 22, 2017 - 16:02 | Blair Crawford, Ottawa Citizen
If you pay or receive child support, you may see the monthly amounts change now that the Department of Justice has updated the federal child support tables.
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CTV News - National | November 22, 2017 - 16:01 |
Annette Poitras was last seen as she headed out to walk the dogs in a rugged area of Coquitlam
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The Globe and Mail | November 22, 2017 - 15:59 |
Ottawa police are asking for the public’s help to find a 13-year-old girl who has been missing since Monday. Kiersta Goldsmith was last seen near Lacroix Avenue in Orléans’ Queenswood Heights neighbourhood. Goldsmith is white, 5-7. and weighs about 150 lbs with a medium build. She has blond, shoulder-length hair, green eyes and has piercings in both ears. When last seen, she was wearing black jeans, a black sweater, black coat and combat boots. She was carrying a pink Jansport bag. Anyone with information about Goldsmith is asked to call Ottawa Police at 613-236-1222. If you...
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Ottawa Citizen | November 22, 2017 - 15:54 | Blair Crawford, Ottawa Citizen
The Star Trek star says he doesn’t recall giving permission to a prominent Toronto developer to use his name and image as promotional tools
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The Globe and Mail | November 22, 2017 - 15:50 |
One of the City Council’s top priorities is its 10 Year Housing and Homelessness Plan. The plan, developed with community partners, aims to eliminate chronic homelessness by 2024. The City and its partners believe everyone should have a place to call home. But what does that mean and how do we get there? The City's goal is that by 2024 everyone in Ottawa has a home and any emergency shelter stays are less than 30 days.   Current Funding Although this is a challenging feat, the City is investing heavily in affordable housing options. In April 2015, City Council approved the...
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City of Ottawa | November 22, 2017 - 15:30 | City of Ottawa - Media Relations / Ville d'Ottawa - Relations avec les médias
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau unveils a national housing strategy that aims to build new affordable homes, repair existing stock and cut homelessness.
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The Toronto Star | November 22, 2017 - 15:28 | Emily Mathieu - Housing Reporter,Bruce Campion-Smith - Ottawa Bureau
A retired Canadian major-general who led a United Nations force in Sarajevo is commending an international court for convicting former Bosnian Serb general Ratko Mladic to life in prison for genocide and other crimes.
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CTV News - National | November 22, 2017 - 15:24 |
Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi and Toronto Mayor John Tory say the losing mayor will contribute $5 for every point scored by the winning team to a food bank in the winning mayor’s city.
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The Toronto Star | November 22, 2017 - 15:20 | The Canadian Press
Collins Bay Institution, cell, prison An inquest will be held into the death of an inmate who died last year at a Kingston,Ont., correctional...
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CBC News - Ottawa | November 22, 2017 - 15:19 | CBC News
City Council today approved delegating authority to Mayor Jim Watson and City Manager Steve Kanellakos to participate in the National Capital Commission’s commercially confidential negotiations to redevelop LeBreton Flats. While not a direct partner in negotiations with the National Capital Commission and RendezVous LeBreton Group, participation could help advance the City’s interests and help protect taxpayers. Council approved amendments to the Official Plan and the Zoning By-Law to allow the Salvation Army to proceed with its proposed development project on Montreal Road, which...
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City of Ottawa | November 22, 2017 - 15:15 | City of Ottawa - Media Relations / Ville d'Ottawa - Relations avec les médias
Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen says only 10 per cent of the claims from Haitians finalized so far this year have been accepted
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The Globe and Mail | November 22, 2017 - 15:13 |
Liberal MP Bill Blair says the government wants public feedback on allowing non-violent drug offenders to work in the cannabis industry. Proposed regulations would require cannabis workers to get security clearances
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The Globe and Mail | November 22, 2017 - 15:10 |
Igloolik bay A man and a 13-year-old boy went missing in blizzard conditions while travelling to Hall Beach by snowmobile late Sunday night.
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CBC News - Canada | November 22, 2017 - 14:58 | CBC News

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