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3 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Ottawa urged to run tiny deficit to create 75,000 new jobs: C.D. Howe report

A new report issued by the C.D. Howe Institute says the federal government could create tens of thousands more jobs in the next three years if it stopped worrying so much about a tiny deficit and decided in favour of some stimulus spending.

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4 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Patients with advanced cancer can benefit from programs combining exercise and nutritional advice

Patients with advanced cancer can benefit from a rehabilitation program combining exercise, nutritional counselling and symptom control, according to an evidence review in CMAJ .

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8 hrs ago | CBC News

2 OPP officers in Alexandria charged with breach of trust

Two OPP officers in Alexandria, Ont., have been charged with breach of trust after investigators received a tip an officer was disclosing private information.

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10 hrs ago | CBC News

Midway cancels on Chesterville Fair, citing hiring issues

Billy G Amusements failed to show up to two eastern Ontario fairs this summer before cancelling on Chesterville this week.

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11 hrs ago | The Medina Gazette

Track and field: Steele Wasik wins Pan American junior decathlon crown

The Medina native got that opportunity Saturday and made the most of it by winning the Pan American Cup junior decathlon championship at the Terry Fox Athletic Facility in Ottawa, Ontario.

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16 hrs ago | CBC News

20 Hamilton human trafficking ring members deported

Ferenc Domotor pleaded guilty in Hamilton in 2012 to operating the largest human trafficking ring ever uncovered in Canada.

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20 hrs ago | CBC News

Summer construction season sees rise in thefts

Two weeks ago someone drove off with a Caterpillar loader in Gatineau, and last Thursday thieves stole three air conditioning units from a housing development in Barrhaven.

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Yesterday | CBC News

Casino du Lac-Leamy card dealers stage one-day strike

Ginette Bailey, left, and Patrick Desjardins are executives with SCPF 3993, the union representing Casino Lac-Leamy card dealers who staged a one-day strike Monday, July 21, 2014.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Prince Albert Daily Herald

Binge-voters clicking in across the nation

A vehicle makes its rounds through Prince Albert on Monday to encourage people to vote in the Kraft Celebration Tour.

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DurhamRegion.com

I'm going to hate him forever:' murdered teen's mother

The mother of murdered teen Brandon Volpi hopes the man accused of the killing will be handed the maximum sentence.

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CBC News

Victim shot in leg on Ritchie Street

Police said they received the call at about 3:02 p.m. ET about a shooting. Police confirmed the victim had been shot in the leg.

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Canada.com

Long, winding road through wheat field to find info

OTTAWA, ONT., MAY 22, 2013--GEESE This Canada goose and its partner where feeding on a field at the Experimental Farm.

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CBC News

Heat warning Tuesday for eastern Ontario towns

Communities in eastern Ontario can expect both a hot day Tuesday with humidity making the temperature feel closer to 40 C. Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for several eastern Ontario communities for Tuesday, when temperatures are expected to rise above 30 C. Heat warnings are declared when Environment Canada forecasts a humidex of 40 ... (more)

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The Globe and Mail

Massey Tower rises from quirky footprint on Yonge Street

In this architectural rendering, Massey Tower springs skyward with the classical roofline and columns of the historic 1905 Canadian Bank of Commerce building below.

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CFRA

Voting opens for Kraft Celebration Tour - Ottawa group could win $100K

Voting is open for a limited time for the finals of the Kraft Celebration Tour and one local group is up for the $100,000 first prize.

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Sys-Con Media

Chartwell Enters Into a Joint Venture and Provides an Update on Transaction Activities

In the first transaction, Chartwell and Batimo Inc. , a Quebec-based real estate developer, established a joint venture pursuant to which Chartwell acquired an 85% interest in two retirement residences and a medical office building for $44.3 million, before closing costs, from entities affiliated with Batimo.

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Globe and Mail

Land rulings a clear message to Ottawa, provinces: It's time to govern

The Supreme Court of Canada has delivered two significant decisions this summer regarding aboriginal title and treaty rights.

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Customer Interaction Solutions

FuseExpertise to Showcase Expertise Management at CompTIA ChannelCon 2014

Ottawa ON July 21, 2014 CompTIA is hosting ChannelCon 2014 August 4-6 in Phoenix, Arizona, and FuseExpertise will be partnered with VAR Office Suite, a division of TechnoPlanet Productions, as a key component of their package of products and services to help the VAR community grow their business.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Hill Times

Governments obstructing NAFTA environmental protection provisions

Editor's Note: Comments that appear on the site are not the opinion of The Hill Times .

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Canada.com

Q and A: Sen. Raynell Andreychuk on judges, ethics and Ukraine

OTTAWA, ON: JUNE 25, 2014: Senator Raynell Andreychuk who oversees conflict of interest issues, and is barred from entering Russia.

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