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Mary Dawson, the federal Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner, said a blind trust doesn’t accomplish anything in cases where an asset portfolio is not diversified.
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The Toronto Star | October 20, 2017 - 17:58 | Tonda MacCharles - Ottawa Bureau reporter,Alex Ballingall - Ottawa Bureau
A judge on Friday refused the Crown’s argument that the court must book an earlier trial for the cop charged in the death of Abdirahman Abdi.And for the first time, the public got a sense of what direction Const. Daniel Montsion’s criminal trial will take without any evidence being presented yet.The case could turn on the cause of Abdi’s death.
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Ottawa Sun | October 20, 2017 - 17:58 |
Quebec legislation passed Wednesday bans people from providing or receiving public services with their faces covered
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The Globe and Mail | October 20, 2017 - 17:56 |
One man is dead after a motorcycle collided head-on with a car near Morrisburg on Friday afternoon. The OPP said Friday evening that detours remained in place near the scene of the crash, near the intersection of County Road 2 and County Road 31 in South Dundas. According to investigators, a vehicle driven by a woman was heading eastbound on County Road 2 when it crossed the median and collided with a westbound motorcycle in the westbound lane at 2:28 p.m. The adult male riding the motorcycle was pronounced dead in hospital. The female driver, the lone occupant in the car, was treated in...
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Ottawa Citizen | October 20, 2017 - 17:54 | Aedan Helmer
A judge on Friday refused the Crown’s argument that the court must book an earlier trial for the cop charged in the death of Abdirahman Abdi. And for the first time, the public got a sense of what direction Const. Daniel Montsion’s criminal trial will take without any evidence being presented yet. The case could turn on the cause of Abdi’s death. “This is not a beating,” defence lawyer Michael Edelson said in court, suggesting Abdi died of a heart attack. A 12-week trial for Montsion is scheduled to begin on Feb. 4, 2019, but in court on Friday prosecutor...
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Ottawa Citizen | October 20, 2017 - 17:53 | Jon Willing
Algonquin College nursing student Mia Menard is studying on her own at home in Orléans while her professors are on strike.But she can’t replace the two shifts a week at the Queensway Carleton Hospital that were giving her the practical experience required to complete her degree this spring.
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Ottawa Sun | October 20, 2017 - 17:47 |
The Law Society tribunal reprimanded Diamond in September and ordered him to pay $25,000 in costs for failing to co-operate fully with an investigation into his financial books.
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The Toronto Star | October 20, 2017 - 17:46 | Kenyon Wallace - News reporter,Michele Henry - Staff Reporter
The federal government has issued an ultimatum to Omnitrax, the company that owns the broken rail line, to fix the track within 30 days
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The Globe and Mail | October 20, 2017 - 17:45 |
hayley court community housing robinson avenue Hayley Court was gutted by fire four years ago. Now, the new building has been recognized as an excellent example of urban design in Ottawa...
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CBC News - Ottawa | October 20, 2017 - 17:34 | CBC News
Algonquin College nursing student Mia Menard is studying on her own at home in Orléans while her professors are on strike. But she can’t replace the two shifts a week at the Queensway Carleton Hospital that were giving her the practical experience required to complete her degree this spring. With the strike by faculty at Ontario’s 24 colleges entering its sixth day on Saturday, questions are mounting among students about how they will salvage their semester. Menard has received no information about how and when those hours of clinical experience will be made up. She is...
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Ottawa Citizen | October 20, 2017 - 17:29 | Jacquie Miller, Ottawa Citizen
Masuma Khan is under investigation for an online post that another student alleges discriminated against white people
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The Globe and Mail | October 20, 2017 - 17:29 | Brett Bundale
This is really horrendous, unlike any other time in the past.— Dr. Mohamed Yusuf, director of the Medina hospital, in the wake of the bombing in Somalia on TKTK, which left 500 people dead and injured early on Monday We’re basically used as pawns in a political game
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Ottawa Sun | October 20, 2017 - 17:23 |
Three years after gunman Michael Zehaf-Bibeau fatally shot reservist Cpl. Nathan Cirillo as he stood guard at the National War Memorial, and then stormed Centre Block where he died in a shootout with parliament security personnel, traces of that Oct. 22 day are disappearing.
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Ottawa Sun | October 20, 2017 - 17:22 |
Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh has resigned his seat in Ontario’s legislature.
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Ottawa Sun | October 20, 2017 - 17:16 |
OPP car sudbury A man is dead after a car hit his motorcycle in Morrisburg, Ont., Friday afternoon.
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CBC News - Ottawa | October 20, 2017 - 17:15 | CBC News
A 61-year-old former Renfrew man is accused of breaking into two homes to steal women’s underwear.John Douglas Burwell, known as “Doug,” was initially charged by Ontario Provincial Police in September when the first victim went to police with surveillance video of a suspect stealing women’s underwear from a home in Whitewater Region Township.
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Ottawa Sun | October 20, 2017 - 17:15 |
A 17-year-old high school student is among four people stabbed Friday afternoon in an east Toronto neighbourhood.
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CTV News - National | October 20, 2017 - 17:13 |
Three years after gunman Michael Zehaf-Bibeau fatally shot reservist Cpl. Nathan Cirillo as he stood guard at the National War Memorial, and then stormed Centre Block where he died in a shootout with parliament security personnel, traces of that Oct. 22 day are disappearing. According to the Office of the Speaker, heritage experts at Public Works and Government Services Canada worked with the curator of the House of Commons following the shooting to determine the most appropriate approach for repair and conservation. Any damage that compromised the integrity of an object or area, or...
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Ottawa Citizen | October 20, 2017 - 17:08 | Bruce Deachman, Ottawa Citizen
Farah Handule Warrant for Arrest, Oct. 20, 2017 Ottawa police have issued a warrant for the arrest of Farah Handule in relation to the killing of Hamzeh Serhan...
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CBC News - Ottawa | October 20, 2017 - 17:07 | CBC News

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