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14 min ago | CBC News

Canada's justice minister won't attend annual legal conference

Justice Minister Peter MacKay won't be attending the annual legal conference hosted by the Canadian Bar Association in St. John's later this month.

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4 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

Via says 'operational problems' near Brockville; passengers say collision

OTTAWA, ON: JULY 24, 2009 - VIA Rail Canada sign inside an deserted Ottawa Train Station, morning of Friday, July 24, 2009.

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7 hrs ago | Canada.com

Andrew King: Aladdin drive-in remnant of bygone era in Ottawa

Childhood summer memories in the old family car usually revolve around a road-trip, visiting a distant relative, or transporting tents and supplies to some remote campsite.

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8 hrs ago | CBC News

Ottawa Public Health investigates camp food poisoning case

Some children were taken to hospital after a suspected case of food poisoning left 33 people ill at a Chinese summer camp on July 31, 2014.

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12 hrs ago | Canada.com

What to do in Ottawa: Puppets, Highland Games and laughs

The Glengarry Highland Games still has a few camping spots open for those who do not want to miss a minute of the two day festival featuring pipe competition, dance, fiddling, whiskey tasting , caber, stone, sheaf and hammer tossing, 34 Fair St., Maxville Fairgrounds, Maxville.

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16 hrs ago | The Big Apple

Seven Course Meal

Listen to Robert Emmerich introduce The Big Apple , a hit song from 1937. Music written by Bob and performed by Tommy Dorsey's Clambake Seven with Bob on piano.

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20 hrs ago | CFRA

Madely's Morning Minute - " July 31

How old should children be before they go to the park by themselves? A woman in Florida has been charged after allowing her seven-year-old son to go to the park alone.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

CFRA

Accident ties up eastbound Queensway

A single-vehicle accident tied up the eastbound Queensway in downtown Ottawa for much of the morning rush hour on Thursday.

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Canada.com

Government spending less on public opinion research

One more month of summer, one more month to plan a great vacation. Here are some very cool spots to cross off your bucket list.

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CBC News

2 Hwy 417 eastbound lanes open near Nicholas after crash

A transport truck struck a construction barrier on Highway 417 eastbound, just east of the Nicholas/Lees exit, on Thursday morning.

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Ottawa Citizen

Romeo Phillion can sue over quashed murder conviction, court rules

A man who spent more than three decades in prison before having his murder conviction quashed can sue Ottawa police and prosecutors, Ontario's highest court has ruled.

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CBC News

Hwy 417 eastbound reduced to 1 lane near Nicholas after crash

Highway 417 eastbound has been reduced to one lane just east of Nicholas after a transport truck crash spilled fuel onto the roadway.

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Canada.com

From the Jazzblog archives: The Brian Blade interview

OTTAWA, ONT : June 22, 2012 -- Drummer Brian Blade of The Fellowship Band hit the main stage at Confederation Park Friday June 22, 2012 at the Ottawa Jazz Festival.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Canada.com

Chamberfest party of song marks 20 years

OTTAWA, ON: MAY 27, 2013 -- Conductor Rob Kapilow conducts a dress rehearsal for Listen Up! This is a program, that brings professional classical musicians into schools to get kids involved in music.

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CBC News

Former Libyan rebel stabbed multiple times in downtown Ottawa

A 28-year-old man was taken to hospital in critical condition after being stabbed multiple times in the chest early Wednesday morning.

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CBC News

Oyster Po' boy sandwich with slaw, tomatoes and mayo

The Whalesbone Oyster House owner Joshua Bishop is headed off to the Tyne Valley Oyster Festival in Prince Edward Island Thursday to join a group of Canadians trying to break a Guinness world record for number of oysters shucked in an hour.

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Sys-Con Media

Yogurty's(R) First Major Expansion in Western Canada

With nearly 75 locations opened or in development across Canada and around the world, Yogurty'sA is a leader in the frozen yogurt category.

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Canada.com

Research identifies 140 human trafficking victims in Ottawa

Researchers say they discovered 140 human trafficking victims in Ottawa over the course of a nine-month investigation into the scope of sexual exploitation in the city.

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CBC News

Bumps installed to slow down Rideau Canal cyclists

Speed bumps and signs telling people to slow down were installed late last week along a pathway between the Rideau Canal and the Bytown Museum, just days after two young children were struck and injured by a speeding cyclist.

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CBC News

Man critical after being stabbed multiple times in chest

A man was taken to hospital in critical condition after being stabbed multiple times in the chest early Wednesday morning.

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