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One week from today, eligible Ottawa electors will have the opportunity to cast their ballot for one mayor, 23 councillors and 37 school board trustees. The City of Ottawa’s 350 accessible voting places will be open on Monday, October 22, 2018 from 10 am to 8 pm. Voting places are listed on Voter Notification letters and can be searched online using the Where Do I Vote? tool. Eligible electors who did not receive a Voter Notification letter, or who are not on the Voters’ List, can still vote. Applications to “Add or Amend my Information on the Voters’ List” will be available at every...
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City of Ottawa | October 15, 2018 - 12:00 | City of Ottawa - Media Relations / Ville d'Ottawa - Relations avec les médias
mosaiculture gatineau sculpture 2018 jacques-cartier park Mosaïculture, the topiary exhibition in its second year at Gatineau's Jacques-Cartier Park, failed to meet its attendance goal of half a million visitors over three...
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CBC News - Ottawa | October 15, 2018 - 11:57 | CBC News
With the legalization of cannabis just two days away, the Ontario government has launched a campaign to educate Ontarians about important information about the drug, including potential health effects, and where and when it can legally be purchased and used.
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CTV News - National | October 15, 2018 - 11:40 |
Police say human trafficking is strongly linked to high rates of violence against Indigenous women and girls, but there are major knowledge gaps that keep pervasive trafficking activities hidden in plain sight.
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CTV News - National | October 15, 2018 - 11:35 |
Several communities in the far north will be airlifted some much-needed supplies this week after barge service was cancelled due to weather conditions.
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CTV News - National | October 15, 2018 - 11:10 |
As the arrival of legal cannabis looms, school boards across Ontario are grappling with how to discuss the drug with underage students barred from consuming it while ensuring rules and policies reflect the province's new legal and social reality.
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CTV News - National | October 15, 2018 - 11:09 | Paola Loriggio
There is a renewed push at Queen’s Park to lower auto insurance rates.
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The Toronto Star | October 15, 2018 - 10:46 | Robert Benzie - Queen's Park Bureau Chief
Clive Doucet Ottawa Morning Oct. 15 2018 Ottawa mayoral candidate Clive Doucet ​says it's "unfair" to expect him to detail how he'll pay for one of his key — and potentially costliest — campaign promises.
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CBC News - Ottawa | October 15, 2018 - 10:37 | CBC News
Dramatic video posted on social media last week shows Peel Region police tactical officers scaling down a highrise apartment in Brampton to subdue a barricaded man who was threatening harm.
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The Toronto Star | October 15, 2018 - 10:09 | Louie Rosella - Brampton Guardian
Shane Wall, 32, and his 11-month-old child Jacob Antunes-Wall were last seen at about 4:35 a.m. Monday morning.
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The Toronto Star | October 15, 2018 - 09:47 | Steve LeBlanc - Burlington Post
Some residents of the northeastern B.C. community of Old Fort are being allowed to briefly return to their homes after they were ordered out last week because of a slow-moving landslide.
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CTV News - National | October 15, 2018 - 09:44 |
A new Canadian study has found that marijuana use inhibits young people from performing certain driving-related tasks for several hours.
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CTV News - National | October 15, 2018 - 08:55 | Ryan Flanagan
A naked man in Toronto was caught on camera jumping into the shark tank at the Ripley’s Aquarium in Toronto before being escorted out by security late Friday night.
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CTV News - National | October 15, 2018 - 08:45 |
Halton Regional Police A Burlington, Ont., father and his 11-month-old son have been located after they were reported missing, Halton police say.
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CBC News - Ottawa | October 15, 2018 - 08:01 | CBC News
Tina Chalk OPP human trafficking child pornography Nine people will testify during the four days of hearings, in the third stage of the inquiry.
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CBC News - Canada | October 15, 2018 - 07:27 | CBC News
Jury selection is set to begin today in one of the most sensational murder cases in Canadian legal history.
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CTV News - National | October 15, 2018 - 07:23 |
As recreational pot becomes legal, it’s natural to think about investing in the cannabis industry. Some people have already gotten filthy rich trading in pot stocks, but you are late to the party. Have all the profits already been reaped or should you join in? Investment specialists say there is still money to be made, but even those bullish on the industry say stock prices in many existing companies are overvalued and investors must choose wisely to avoid getting burned in the inevitable correction. READ MORE: Why the weed stock boom is about to bust David Kretzmann, an industry analyst...
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Macleans | October 15, 2018 - 07:00 | Adrienne Tanner
ottawa pothole patch fill fix Follow live traffic updates during Ottawa Morning from 5:30 to 8:30 a.m. and All In A Day from 3 to 6 p.m.
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CBC News - Ottawa | October 15, 2018 - 06:03 | Doug Hempstead
Lake Wanapitei boat crash victims A joint coroner's inquest begins today into the province’s 911 communication service. Details from two fatal events — a 2013 boating tragedy in Sudbury and a 2014 death in Casselman —...
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CBC News - Ottawa | October 15, 2018 - 06:00 | Angela Gemmill
If Premier Doug Ford is the past and Mayor John Tory is the present, Toronto mayoral candidate Jennifer Keesmaat is the future.
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The Toronto Star | October 15, 2018 - 06:00 | Heather Mallick - Star Columnist

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