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Ben Ladouceur Ottawa's Ben Ladouceur is one of three finalists contending for a national writing award for emerging LGBTQ writers.
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CBC News - Ottawa | June 16, 2018 - 15:19 | CBC News
A second murder charge has been filed against a Washington State man accused in the death of a Canadian couple 31 years ago.
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CTV News - National | June 16, 2018 - 15:09 |
A Canadian expert in privacy says he's concerned about victim blaming after recent reports of online "sextortion" scams in two Atlantic Canadian provinces.
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CTV News - National | June 16, 2018 - 15:05 |
parks Two new parks opened Saturday at the former CFB Rockcliffe base east of downtown Ottawa.
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CBC News - Ottawa | June 16, 2018 - 14:58 | CBC News
An Edmonton man returned to work just one day after spending roughly three hours trapped inside a construction site trench that collapsed in on him.
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CTV News - National | June 16, 2018 - 14:41 |
The search for three people who have been missing since their boat sank early early Friday morning is being scaled back.
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CTV News - National | June 16, 2018 - 14:15 |
Tofino search Dozens of volunteers have resumed the search for three missing people off the coast of Vancouver Island.
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CBC News - Canada | June 16, 2018 - 13:44 | CBC News
RCMP police car Tina Pfeiffer bled to death in 2016 after opening her door to help Jordan Koizumi.
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CBC News - Canada | June 16, 2018 - 12:10 | The Canadian Press
A victim has been named and police are seeking assistance in positively identifying a suspect from a homicide that occurred last Wednesday.
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The Toronto Star | June 16, 2018 - 12:01 | Clare Rayment - Staff Reporter
City beaches, pools open for the summer Beaches in the Ottawa-Gatineau region opened Saturday for the summer season.
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CBC News - Ottawa | June 16, 2018 - 11:45 | CBC News
Canada Geese with their 3 goslings After 50 Canada geese were found dead floating in the St. Lawrence River outside Montreal earlier this week, veterinarians are saying they may have died from a lightning strike.
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CBC News - Canada | June 16, 2018 - 11:42 | CBC News
A man has been arrested in Pickering and charged with two counts of attempted murder and two counts of aggravated assault, among other things, for the shooting at a Scarborough playground last Thursday.
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The Toronto Star | June 16, 2018 - 11:39 | Clare Rayment - Staff Reporter
Sheldon Eriya A 21-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder after a shooting in a Scarborough playground in the east end of Toronto that injured two young girls.
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CBC News - Canada | June 16, 2018 - 11:20 | CBC News
Peel Police are looking for two male suspects who fled the site in a car.
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The Toronto Star | June 16, 2018 - 11:05 | Alexandra Jones - Staff Reporter,Premila D'Sa - Staff Reporter
Operation Vaccin, holiday roadblock Local police services held a roadblock operation Friday night to look for drivers impaired by drugs or alcohol in the Ottawa-Gatineau region.
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CBC News - Ottawa | June 16, 2018 - 11:03 | CBC News
After a two-year hiatus, the team behind Harvest Noir announced Friday that the pop-up picnic and monochrome dance party will return to Ottawa for a final encore in September, under the harvest moon. Co-organizer Greg Searle described the fundraising event as a “renegade picnic,” modelled after the famed Parisian “Dîner en Blanc” – with an edge. Ticketholders find out by email the day of the event where to show up, dressed in all-black with baskets in tow, for the evening’s picnic. They’re encouraged to bring their own local food and tableware to celebrate the autumn harvest. “It kind of...
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Ottawa Citizen | June 16, 2018 - 10:57 | Taylor Blewett
Scavenging Cat Sherbrooke’s recycling plant, Recup-Estrie is drowning in a sea of untreated plastic, paper and metal after a dispute with its sorting company shut down operations for nearly two weeks.
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CBC News - Canada | June 16, 2018 - 10:35 | Alison Brunette
Experts say a lightning strike is likely behind the death of some 50 geese that were found floating in a river northeast of Montreal.
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CTV News - National | June 16, 2018 - 10:23 |
One man is in his 20s and the other is in his 30s, paramedics say.
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The Toronto Star | June 16, 2018 - 10:08 | Alexandra Jones - Staff Reporter
Maybe the dog The crack of a gunshot broke the peace on tiny Savary Island on Feb. 3, 2017. More than a year later, the reverberations from the bullet that killed a local couple's dog continue to echo through the close-knit B.C. community...
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CBC News - Canada | June 16, 2018 - 10:00 | Jason Proctor

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