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Ontario Tories, NDP head back to the drawing board: Robert Fisher

A commentator with decades of experience covering Queen's Park, Robert Fisher writes about Ontario politics for CBC.ca.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Nation

Eid around the world

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/editors-picks/29-Jul-2014/eid-around-the-world For news details Read on : Eid around the world IRamazan has left us but not without the hope of a day full of hugs, love, greetings, feasts, blessings and compassion.

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CBC News

Ottawa 'bloodmobile' service up in air after fire

Ottawa fire officials say an electrical issue in this trailer, a Canadian Blood Services "bloodmobile", is the suspected cause of a $1.1 million warehouse fire Saturday, July 26, 2014.

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Canada.com

Blood donors re-routed after mobile clinic destroyed in fire

Canadian Blood Services was scrambling Monday to re-direct some Ottawa donors after its bloodmobile was destroyed in a fire over the weekend.

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Globe and Mail

Ottawa sets March spectrum auction as it courts fourth wireless carrier

The new spectrum will allow carriers to boost their network capacity and meet the demand for more data, and to provide new and faster services.

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The Toronto Star

Report on mercury poisoning never shared, Grassy Narrows leaders say

For years, the residents of Grassy Narrows First Nation have complained about symptoms consistent with mercury poisoning after a paper mill dumped mercury into the Wabigoon-English River system between 1962 and 1970.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Hill Times

Canada challenges international commission's authority to...

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

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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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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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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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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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