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A mother and child recently killed crossing Warden Ave. reminds us that pedestrian fatalities are all too common in this city
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The Globe and Mail | October 20, 2017 - 16:19 | MARCUS GEE
More than half are staying at a large site called the Kutupalong Expansion, according to the UN deputy spokesman
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The Globe and Mail | October 20, 2017 - 16:11 |
A former Oklahoma inmate is suing authorities he says refused treatment for a painful erection that lasted nearly four days.
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Ottawa Sun | October 20, 2017 - 16:08 |
David and Mary Thomson Collegiate Institute, near Lawrence Ave. E. and Brimley Rd., has been placed in hold and secure.
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The Toronto Star | October 20, 2017 - 16:08 | The Canadian Press
The family of Taquisha McKitty has called on Dr. Paul Byrne to testify that the 27-year-old woman should not have been declared brain dead last month
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The Globe and Mail | October 20, 2017 - 16:02 | Paola Loriggio
And it shows just how far the Liberal government has to go to claim that it has, if not a public policy rationale, at least a legal footing for the just-adopted bill requiring Quebecers to uncover their faces to get or receive government services.
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The Toronto Star | October 20, 2017 - 16:02 | Chantal Hébert - Star Columnist
Technology’s value to Toronto and the surrounding region is about the solutions it can help deliver, Mayor John Tory writes
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The Globe and Mail | October 20, 2017 - 16:00 | JOHN TORY
Part-time professors at the University of Ottawa are in a position to strike as early as Oct. 30.In a strike vote held Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 92 per cent of the members of the Association of Part-Time Professors University of Ottawa (APTPUO) who cast a ballot voted in favour of a strike, said union spokesman Shawn Philip Hunsdale.
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Ottawa Sun | October 20, 2017 - 15:58 |
Opp cruiser Renfrew Ontario Provincial Police are looking for people who may have had their underwear stolen, after they seized bras and panties from a home.
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CBC News - Ottawa | October 20, 2017 - 15:49 | CBC News
Raymond Caissie will not be eligible for parole for 17 years after pleading guilty to second-degree murder
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The Globe and Mail | October 20, 2017 - 15:45 |
Provincial police say they want to hear from anyone in the Renfrew, Ont., area who has been a victim of underwear theft.
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CTV News - National | October 20, 2017 - 15:44 |
Part-time professors at the University of Ottawa are in a position to strike as early as Oct. 30. In a strike vote held Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 92 per cent of the members of the Association of Part-Time Professors University of Ottawa (APTPUO) who cast a ballot voted in favour of a strike, said union spokesman Shawn Philip Hunsdale.  The union represents 700-plus part-time professors, which is all of the sessional lecturers at the university excluding part-time law professors. According to the union, the part-time professors teach half of first and second-year students....
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Ottawa Citizen | October 20, 2017 - 15:43 | Joanne Laucius, Ottawa Citizen
Robin Harvey and her son are among 8,000 Canadians whose personal data was stolen by hackers in massive breach
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The Globe and Mail | October 20, 2017 - 15:39 | Armina Ligaya
Donald Trump’s trade czar, Robert Lighthizer, said this week that he hasn’t done the research on the economic impact.
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The Toronto Star | October 20, 2017 - 15:31 | The Canadian Press
Jennifer Catcheway’s relatives have been digging through fields, ditches and garbage dumps searching for her
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The Globe and Mail | October 20, 2017 - 15:31 | Steve Lambert
Quebec’s long-gun registry doesn’t infringe on federal jurisdiction, says a judge who has rejected a motion seeking to see it shelved.
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Ottawa Sun | October 20, 2017 - 15:28 |
Justin Trudeau weighs in further on the Quebec law banning people from covering their faces while receiving public services. The prime minister says it is not the role of government to tell women what they can or can’t wear.
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The Globe and Mail | October 20, 2017 - 15:26 |
Enriched Bread Artists Looking for fun things to do this weekend? Check out CBC's picks for some artistic adventures.
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CBC News - Ottawa | October 20, 2017 - 15:23 | Sandra Abma
Dr. Paul Byrne’s testimony denied by judge over his lack of understanding of Canadian medical guidelines, and his ‘lack of independence, partiality and bias’ on the subject of brain death.
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The Toronto Star | October 20, 2017 - 15:21 | Jaren Kerr - Staff Reporter
Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced Thursday he would divest shares in family company worth millions
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The Globe and Mail | October 20, 2017 - 14:59 | Steven Chase

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