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3 hrs ago | The Hill Times

Canada challenges international commission's authority to...

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9 hrs ago | CBC News

Casino dealers reach tentative contract deal

Dealers at the Montreal and Lac-Leamy casinos are expected to vote on the new deal as soon as a union general assembly can be organized.

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14 hrs ago | CBC News

Fatal crash closes intersection of March Road and Carling Avenue

Ottawa Fire Services spokesperson Marc Messier said they were called to a serious collision at the intersection of March Road and Carling Avenue at 1:10 p.m. Two people trapped in a vehicle were both freed by firefighters who removed both doors from the driver's side, according to Messier.

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16 hrs ago | CBC News

'Do It For Aaron Summer Festival' remembers Brockville teen

The parents of a Brockville teenager killed in a hit and run in 2013 say there's no better way to remember him than their Saturday launch of an annual music festival.

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21 hrs ago | DurhamRegion.com

Whitby teen explores century-old murder

When Anna Xu was looking for an interesting historical topic to research this past spring, she had to look no farther than her own community.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

CBC News

Discarded cigarettes cause hundreds of fires, says fire chiefs president

Stephen Gamble, the president of the Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs, said fires caused by improperly discarded cigarettes are becoming more common as more people are smoking outside their homes.

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Star Phoenix

Two arrested for stolen truck

It was Dwight Anderson just being Dwight Anderson. Anderson made his return to Regina on Friday, the first time he has been in the city since being traded by the Saskatchewan Roughriders to the Toronto... A new research project aims to reduce the need for antibiotics in broiler chickens.

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CBC News

Canadian Blood Services trailer damaged in Ottawa fire

Electrical failure in a Canadian Blood Services trailer is the suspected cause of a south Ottawa warehouse fire Saturday morning.

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Canada.com

No injuries in March Road kitchen fire

There were no injuries after an unattended pot on the stove caused a kitchen fire on March Road early Saturday.

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The Chronicle Herald

Unclaimed cheques from Canadian government piling up

Ottawa is sitting on a stockpile of more than $730 million in uncashed tax refunds and other government cheques, according to Public Works Canada.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Canada.com

Life Story: Maj. Gen. Claude LaFrance, veteran of Korean air war

Maj.-Gen. Claude LaFrance, a Korean War veteran and one of Canada's most accomplished air force commanders, played a key role in keeping Canada at the forefront of military and civil aviation developments.

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Canada.com

Ottawa Police: Crime rate down, city among Canada's safest

Ottawa police say the national capital is one of the safest cities in Canada, with a crime rate that decreased slightly last year, according to the force's annual report released Thursday.

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Ottawa Citizen

Midway operator says new foreign worker law cost him five Ottawa Valley contracts

The owner of Billy G Amusements has lost his fifth contract to provide midway services to fairs in the Ottawa Valley after what he says have been catastrophic changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker program.

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Canada.com

Ottawa man, 25, charged in five retail robberies

A 25-year-old Ottawa man has been charged in connection with five retail store robberies over the last month that all happened in the early morning hours.

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CBC News

7 people homeless after 3-alarm fire in Stittsville

Seven people have been forced to find somewhere else to live after a three-alarm fire tore through two townhouses in Stittsville on Thursday.

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CBC News

Beef prices on the rise

The owner of Saslove's Meat Market said suppliers have been raising the price bit by bit since February, after warnings from economists and industry experts.

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CFRA

Orleans boy recovering from serious injuries after being hit by a cyclist

Orleans boy Moses Elliott, 5, may be too young to realize it but he may just be lucky to be alive.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

InsideHalton.com

Two new candidates added to Oakville municipal election race

Steve Maloney is challenging incumbent Ralph Robinson in Ward 1 while Del McIntee will take on incumbent Marc Grant for the Ward 5 seat in the Oct. 27 election.

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CFRA

Highway 174 to remain closed through rush hour

Highway 174 will remain closed throughout the rush hour in both directions between Cameron and Trim Road as crews continue the clean up from a collision Thursday night between a tanker truck and a car.

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Vancouver Sun

Ontario boy, 13, charged in three sex assault cases

Police have closed part of an Ottawa street as a tactical team executes a search warrant in the city's south end.

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