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A plea for Kenny Wheeler

OTTAWA, ONT.: JULY 02, 2011 -- Kenny Wheeler performs at the NAC Studio during the TD Ottawa International Jazz festival, on July 02, 2011, in Ottawa, Ont.

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Madden 15 Gameplay! (So Much Rage!!)

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Canadian Medical Association softens stance on assisted suicide

The Canadian Medical Association, which has a long-standing policy saying doctors should not participate in euthanasia or assisted suicide, is substantially softening its stance.

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Screening of Williams film Good Will Hunting to raise money for mental health

The creator of last Halloween's Monster Mash video featuring youth with special needs is doing a followup - a video for the song Last Saskatchewan Pirate featuring participants of Radius Community Centre... Sportsnet is reporting that a settlement has been reached in the lawsuit involving Steve Moore and former Vancouver Canuck Todd Bertuzzi.

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Related Topix: Good Will Hunting, Drama Movies, North America, Canada, World News, Dyess, AR

Ottawa Citizen

Senator and former Ottawa police chief could try for Toronto job

OTTAWA, ONTARIO: FEBRUARY 28, 2012 -- Former Ottawa Chief of Police, now Senator, Vern White takes his seat in The Senate after his swearing in ceremony.

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KHOU-TV Houston

'Canadian Idol' contestant acquitted on terrorism'Canadian Idol'...

'Canadian Idol' contestant acquitted on terrorism OTTAWA, Ontario - A former "Canadian Idol" contestant has been found not guilty of conspiring to facilitate terrorism.

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CBC News

Grenade discovery forces people out of homes for 10 hours

Gatineau police guarded the woods close to where a grenade was found Monday night in the east Gatineau neighbourhood of Buckingham.

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The Chronicle Herald

Polls dismay Israeli envoy

Israel's ambassador says he didn't know recent polling has shown relatively low support for his country among ordinary Canadians.

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AVHerald

Air Canada E190 near Edmonton on Aug 12th 2014, park brake indication activated enroute

An Air Canada Embraer ERJ-190, registration C-FHNL performing flight AC-193 from Ottawa,ON to Edmonton,AB , was enroute at FL340 about 140nm short of Edmonton when the crew received an ECAM indication "Park Brake not released" and the emergency brakes light illuminated.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Canada.com

The curious case of the floating rogue tampon box

After grabbing the balloons, Brandon Yip posted a photo on Reddit, with the caption: 'This floated into my backyard ... is anyone in the Kanata area missing a tampon-by-balloon shipment?' Brandon Yip was standing in his kitchen talking to his mother on Sunday evening when a tampon box attached to a string of balloons floated by the window.

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Canada.com

The Gargoyle - " Mahoney confirms rumoured bid Ottawa West - " Nepean

After three unsuccessful bids for federal office, Ottawa lawyer and lobbyist Richard Mahoney will make another an attempt at a seat in the House of Commons under the Liberal banner.

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Torontoist

Jim Karygiannis Sets His Sights on Scarborough-Agincourt

Former Liberal MP Jim Karygiannis first got involved in local politics nearly 30 years ago, when concerns about his daughter's safety prompted him to join her school's parent-teacher association.

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Ottawa Citizen

Drunk driver who killed Rockland grandmother gets nearly five years in prison

A drunk driver who ran a stop sign and killed a Rockland grandmother has been sentenced to four years and nine months in prison.

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Where Toronto

Walking With Dinosaurs in Ottawa

Walking With Dinosaurs, which strives to recreate life in the Mesozoic era, comes to the Canadian Tire Centre from Aug. 20 to 24. Based on the award-winning BBC Television series, Walking With Dinosaurs crosses the pond to bring this breathtaking show to North American audiences.

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Canada.com

Health Canada toughening prescription-narcotic warning labels to combat abuse

Health Canada is toughening warning labels for controlled-released prescription narcotics as part of efforts to curb rampant prescription drug abuse, federal health minister Rona Ambrose announced Monday at the opening session of the 147th annual gathering of the nation's largest doctors' lobby.

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CBC News

Speed believed to be factor in fatal Gatineau motorcycle crash

It happened at about 7 a.m. on Highway 50 westbound in the exit lane for Lorrain Boulevard, said Surete du Quebec police.

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Canada.com

Off-peak closures on Highway 417 and 174

The City of Ottawa is telling drivers to expect delays during lane reductions on Highway 417 during off-peak hours.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

CTV

Alleged note left during Trudeau break-in tells family to lock doors

In this file photo, federal Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau holds his five-month-old son Hadrien at the B.C. Day Liberal barbeque in Vancouver, B.C., on Monday, August 4, 2014.

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Ottawa Citizen

Canada Post 'superbox' battle brews in Kanata neighbourhood

The conversion from door-to-door mail delivery is not going smoothly in one Kanata neighbourhood where some residents say Canada Post is ignoring their suggestions about the placement of the street's new community mailbox.

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Ottawa Citizen

Ottawa man in hospital after beating in Gatineau

A young man from Ottawa is in hospital while another is being detained by Gatineau police after a severe beating late Saturday night .

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

CBC News

Justin Trudeau's Ottawa home broken into with family asleep inside

Trudeau confirmed on Saturday his home in Ottawa's Rockcliffe neighbourhood was broken into overnight while his wife, Sophie GrA©goire-Trudeau, and their three young children - Xavier James, Ella-Grace and Hadrien - were asleep inside.

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