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OCDC 21 The union representing correctional officers at the Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre (OCDC) says jail officials are withholding a surveillance video showing an attack by inmates that sent two guards to hospital.
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CBC News - Ottawa | June 18, 2018 - 04:00 | Amanda Pfeffer
chinese tourists vancouver Tourism in Canada is on the rise thanks in part to an increase in travellers from China. But can industry numbers reach pre-9/11 levels?
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CBC News - Canada | June 18, 2018 - 04:00 | Roberto Rocha
robert brinker carlington community association vice-president carling 417 The latest Highway 417 ramp closure...
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CBC News - Ottawa | June 18, 2018 - 04:00 | Trevor Pritchard
Ernest Alfred The B.C. government is reviewing the leases of 20 fish farms that expire on June 20. Opponents are upping their pressure campaign in hopes the government will commit to ending fish farming in the ocean. But supporters say that...
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CBC News - Canada | June 18, 2018 - 04:00 | Greg Rasmussen
Earthquake Ninety per cent of earthquakes that affect Canadians happen offshore — but right now there's very little understanding about the seismic activity taking place along the country's coastlines.
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CBC News - Canada | June 18, 2018 - 04:00 | Emma Davie
alex yugin avant garde june 17 2016 Alex Yugin, the owner of the Avant-Garde Bar and Gift Shop near the ByWard Market, says he's been experiencing harassment based on his nationality — and he wants it...
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CBC News - Canada | June 18, 2018 - 04:00 | CBC News
Trinity Western University By stating that a "mandatory covenant is not absolutely required," the Court has substituted its own judgment in place of that of the religious community's, in clear contravention to its own past rulings...
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CBC News - Canada | June 18, 2018 - 04:00 | Anna Su
Bryan Mierau Does U.S. President Donald Trump plan to put rural America first at the expense of rural Canada? The way his tariff threats have united Canadians offers insight into this country's contrasting approach to market economics.
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CBC News - Canada | June 18, 2018 - 04:00 | Don Pittis
alex yugin avant garde june 17 2016 Alex Yugin, the owner of the Avant-Garde Bar and Gift Shop near the ByWard Market, says he's been experiencing harassment based on his nationality — and he wants it...
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CBC News - Ottawa | June 18, 2018 - 04:00 | CBC News
New Brunswick clear cut In the rolling hills near Penobsquis, almost every tree has been cut down for as far as the eye can see. This bare, brown land known by some as the Red Dragon may have played a part in the record spring flood.
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CBC News - Canada | June 18, 2018 - 03:00 | Shane Fowler
Hungry kids Campaign 2000 hopes the data will prod the government to approve a soon-to-be-finalized poverty-reduction strategy before next year's federal election, and enshrine commitments in legislation so it cannot be undone by a future government.
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CBC News - Canada | June 18, 2018 - 00:02 | Jordan Press
Butterfly Baby Two-week-old Elias has a rare skin condition which leaves the skin vulnerable to tears and blisters at the slightest touch.
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CBC News - Canada | June 17, 2018 - 22:31 | Jessica Barrett
Opponents to rally in Toronto on Wednesday against a Trump administration policy they say is the latest example of why the U.S. is unsafe for refugees.
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The Toronto Star | June 17, 2018 - 21:01 | Nicholas Keung - Immigration Reporter
RCMP in Alberta say they're investigating an arson at a mosque in a community west of Edmonton. Police say damage to the Edson Mosque on Saturday night was minor and that no one was injured.
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CTV News - National | June 17, 2018 - 20:52 |
Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov said he would veto the deal, and protests against the name change turned violent late Sunday in the nation’s capital.
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The Toronto Star | June 17, 2018 - 20:03 | Takis Tsafos - Deutsche Presse-Agentur,Boris Babic
York University students aren't feeling hopeful that they'll be back in class soon, even after some of the school's striking contract workers voted to accept the university's latest offer.
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CTV News - National | June 17, 2018 - 20:02 | Tara Deschamps
On Father’s Day, Andrew Sedmihradsky pedalled a Dutch-made cargo bike onto Parliament Hill, the end of his bike trek to raise money for Duchenne muscular dystrophy research. In the box at the front of the bike: his seven-year-old son, Max, who has the incurable muscle-wasting disease known as MDM. Sedmihradsky, a University of Ottawa graduate who now lives in Hamilton, has been making the 600-kilometre ride for four years. His goal is to help find a cure for a disease that robs patients of mobility and, eventually, their lives. So far, he has raised about $160,000. “I not...
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Ottawa Citizen | June 17, 2018 - 19:59 | Joanne Laucius
Josh Hawley Feb.26/18 Residents facing a mass eviction from a south end neighbourhood say the City of Ottawa should be doing more to help them.
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CBC News - Ottawa | June 17, 2018 - 19:50 | CBC News
Grandmother The Justice for Our Stolen Children camp held a round dance on Sunday. The teepee — the last...
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CBC News - Canada | June 17, 2018 - 19:35 | CBC News
Donald Whitton once described himself as having a “cello character.” And his life, like the sound of his string instrument, was weighty, rich, deep and warm. A Second World War veteran, Whitton became a pioneering musician in Canada: a founding member of both the rock group Lighthouse and the National Arts Centre Orchestra. Lauded by musical giants such as Glenn Gould, who once called him “the perfect continuo player,” Whitton served as the NAC Orchestra’s principal cellist for two decades before stepping down from the role in 1989. “He was a true...
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Ottawa Citizen | June 17, 2018 - 18:16 | Andrew Duffy

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