Canadian delegation leaves for Mandela's funeral
Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper signs a book of condolence for former South African President Nelson Mandela on Parliament Hill in Ottawa December 6, 2013.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
The eyes have it: Mounties step up video surveillance of Parliament Hill
Security cameras are seen on a lightpost following renovations to the entranceways to Parliament Hill Friday December 6, 2013 in Ottawa.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
The Globe and Mail
Why we need to learn to love the microbe
Jason Tetro is a microbiologist at the University of Ottawa and an advocate for a healthy public attitude about germs.
Mandela colleague thanks Canada for help building post-apartheid government
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Thu Dec 05, 2013
Lake Cowichan Gazette
COLUMN: Which New Westminster councillors will run again in 2014?
"I want to see Wait for Me, Daddy through," she said when I reached her in Ottawa two weeks ago.
Canadian anti-spam law finally to take effect July 1
Canada's long-promised anti-spam law will start taking effect on July 1, forcing organizations to make sure they have the consent of recipients when sending commercial electronic messages.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
The Montreal Gazette
Lambert steps down as head of Canadian Centre for Architecture
Phyllis Lambert, 86, announced Wednesday she is retiring as chair of the board of trustees of the museum and research centre she founded in 1979.
Chaudiere waterfront deal reached
An Ottawa development company has reached an agreement to buy and transform waterfront property that once housed the Domtar paper mill.
Royal Canadian Mint refines security of its market-leading Silver Maple Leaf bullion coin for 2014
One of the world's favourite silver bullion coins evolves with visible security feature and new radial line finish OTTAWA , Dec. 4, 2013 /CNW/ - Already renowned for its purity and quality, the Royal Canadian Mint's 1 oz., 99.99% pure Silver Maple Leaf bullion coin is sure to maintain its status as a favourite among the world's precious metal ... (more)
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Domtar lands proposal a 'must not miss' opportunity, Gatineau mayor says
With two cities, two provinces, the federal government and the National Capital Commission involved, plans to redeveloped the ChaudiA re Islands will be "administratively, very difficult to manage," Gatineau Mayor Maxime Pedneaud-Jobin said Monday.
Senate housing rules - not crystal clear,' No l Kinsella says
The Conservative senator who now chairs the committee overseeing senators' living expenses has been claiming a housing allowance for a home he bought in Ottawa before joining the upper chamber.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Sale of Domtar lands expected within days, opening door to development
The long awaited sale of the Domtar lands on the ChaudiA re Islands is expected to be complete within days, say officials with the company that wants to turn the post-industrial site into an eco-friendly, heritage rich community.
Startup Canada hopes to revitalize Sparks Street
A proposed zip line running along the street, different festivals throughout the year and the upcoming launch of valet parking are all recent projects aimed at making Sparks Street a more vibrant area.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
G20 protest June 26
The United States reportedly conducted widespread surveillance while world leaders were gathered in Toronto for the G20 summit in 2010 and Canada knew about it.
Past It's Expiry Date: Time to Get Rid of the National Capital Commission
Ottawa is changing in a good way. The increased urbanization of the core has re-energized communities like Westboro, Kitchissippi, Sandy Hill and parts of Lower Town.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
New Snowden docs show U.S. spied during G20 in Toronto
Prime Minister Stephen Harper and other world leaders wave during a group photo at the G20 Summit in Toronto, June 27, 2010.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
An Exhibition of Photography by Asif Rehman
Asif Rehman's photography reveals that the label "Canadian Muslim" at best defines only a part of a person's identity, and seeks to break down stereotypes held by Muslims and non-Muslims about what it means to be a Canadian Muslim.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
The Toronto Star
Senate spending scandal: RCMP probe a high-wire act
Missteps in how the RCMP handles the sensitive senate spending scandal probe could reflect on Comm.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
The Winnipeg Free Press
Stories worthy of recognition from Canada
David Johnston in Ottawa Tuesday. Understandable, of course, as it's not every day a Winnipeg student wins a Governor General's History Award.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Federal government gives belated rejection to Elizabeth May on climate summit delegation
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