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Thursday | Canada.com

Via Rail accedes to mayor's request to hold technical briefing over signal woes

At the request of Mayor Jim Watson, Via Rail will hold a technical briefing at City Hall next week to to explain the ongoing issues with crossing signals malfunctioning in the Barrhaven area.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

CBC News

No tampering at malfunctioning rail crossings, Ottawa police say

Ottawa police say they found no evidence of mischief at seven west-end rail crossings, including one that's come under fire from politicians and residents for the number of times it's malfunctioned.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Canada.com

Ottawa man charged with first-degree murder in wife's death

Minutes after murder-accused Bhupinderpal Gill's brief appearance in a packed courtroom Monday, an emotional group of relatives and friends from Ottawa's tightly-knit Sikh community gathered for an impromptu sidewalk prayer.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Canada, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Sun Apr 13, 2014

CBC News

Jagtar Gill homicide investigation nets second arrest

Jagtar Gill, 43, was found dead in her home by her husband and 15-year-old daughter.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Ottawa Citizen

Chianello: Fear and loathing in Barrhaven

The day after police were called in to investigate the possibility of vandalism at the Via Rail crossings in Barrhaven, less than 24-hours after additional staff were put in place at six crossings to provide additional security, the gate at the Woodroffe Avenue level rail crossing almost smashed into the top of a car.

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Related Topix: Canada, Train Disaster

CBC News

Bloody metal bar found in south Ottawa, police seek help

Ottawa police want the public's help after finding a bloodstained metal bar in a wooded area in the city's south end.

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CBC News

'We're not morons': Via Rail urged to speak up about Ottawa issues

Federal Transport Minister Lisa Raitt is calling for a police investigation into ongoing technical malfunctions at the Fallowfield Road railway crossing, saying there could be a criminal element to the problem.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Canada.com

Girl, 12, still suffering from effects of chlorine gas mishap at Ottawa hotel

Since she inhaled chlorine gas at Ottawa's TraveLodge Hotel about a month ago, Emily Cryderman's life hasn't been the same, his family says.

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Related Topix: Canada, Medicine

Ottawa Citizen

MPs call for action on Barrhaven rail problems

Three MPs held a meeting late Wednesday afternoon regarding reported signal problems at Via Rail crossings, according to Ottawa West-Nepean MP John Baird's office.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

CBC News

OC Transpo buses shouldn't stop at open railway crossings, study says

Six people were killed after an OC Transpo bus collided with a Via Rail passenger train in September 2013.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Ottawa Business Journal

Housing starts still down for 2014 despite March boost: CMHC

The number of housing starts in Ottawa shot up in March, but not enough to reverse the home construction market's tepid start to 2014.

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Related Topix: Canada, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Canada.com

Signal glitches continue to dog Via Rail crossings in Barrhaven

An Ottawa traffic management official said late Tuesday afternoon that signals at the Greenbank Road railway crossing between Malvern Drive and Wessex Road weren't working properly, according to a resident.

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Related Topix: Canada, Train Disaster

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Ottawa Citizen

Ottawa railway crossings experience more signal problems

There were signal issues again Monday morning at two Ottawa railway crossings, days after local MP John Baird and Mayor Jim Watson demanded Via Rail fix issues nearby.

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Related Topix: Canada, Train Disaster

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Media Advisory: Governor General to Present Caring Canadian Award to 46 Volunteers

This event is part of His Excellency's program to highlight National Volunteer Week, from April 6 to 12, 2014.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News,

CBC News

Barrhaven railway crossing signals malfunctioning again

Ottawa police said around 9:25 a.m. that the lights were on at the Fallowfield Road crossing near Woodroffe Avenue, but the arm was up.

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CFRA

Hydro Ottawa flooded with bill complaints, just in time for rally Friday

Just in time for a province-wide protest, Hydro Ottawa says it has been flooded with complaints about high electricity bills.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Canada.com

Busy summer construction season bound to could cause headaches

Brace yourself: this year's construction season could cause even more of a headache than last year's, city staff said Thursday.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Willamette Week

A Tribe Called Red: Thursday, April 3

Like a lot of native North Americans, Bear Thomas didn't grow up with many heroes who looked like him.

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CBC News

DNA match leads to charges in 2012 Merivale Road robbery

Ottawa police have laid charges in a 2012 robbery after matching a two-year-old DNA sample to a man recently convicted of a separate robbery.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

Canada.com

Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson calls on Via to fix rail crossing

Via Rail needs to get its "act together" and fix the faulty railway crossing near the site of last year's fatal crash between a passenger train and an OC Transpo double-decker bus, a tough-talking Jim Watson said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Canada,

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