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3 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

Living in isolation

Young residents of Shoal Lake 40 First Nation gather on the main dock to their man-made island to fish Wednesday during a special event marking the 100th anniversary for the flooding of their land to provide water for the City of Winnipeg.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

CBC News

Density of fast-food restaurants linked to heavier people

Neighbourhoods with a high number of fast food restaurants are no place for the weight conscious, a new study suggests.

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Man jumps out of window to escape house fire in Ottawa

A 23-year-old man suffered minor injuries after he jumped from a window to escape an east Ottawa house fire on Wednesday afternoon.

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D is for Dinner: Spicy beet dumplings

On this week's D is for Dinner segment, Briana Kim talks about vegan cakes and pastries served at her restaurant, Cafe My House.

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Canada.com

Royal LePage says Canada's big city housing markets continue to boom as small centres left behind

The shortage of detached single-family houses led to significant price increases in Toronto and in Calgary, new listings couldn't keep up with strong demand.

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RedOrbit

Fossil Of Tiniest Known Hedgehog Species Found...

Image Caption: This image depicts fossil-bearing sediments at the 'North Face' fossil site in Driftwood Canyon Provincial Park, British Columbia, where the extinct hedgehog fossils were collected.

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CBC News

Colin Fitzgerald, Afghanistan veteran, says PTSD help lacking

A decorated Afghanistan war veteran with post-traumatic stress disorder says a rock is all the support he got from one of his military councillors.

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CBC News

OPP adopts new online reporting system for petty crime

The OPP are hoping its new online reporting system will give victims of petty crime a more convenient way to report it and investigators a more accurate picture of how often it occurs.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Canada.com

Piano trio triumphs I

OTTAWA ONT.: July 3, 2010 -- Jazz Pianist Fred Hersch performs during the Ottawa Jazz Festival in the auditorium of the Library and Archives Canada on July 3, 2010.

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CBC News

Orgaworld audit to blame city officials for 'misleading' council

City staff, not elected officials, are to blame for the City of Ottawa's costly green bin contract with Orgaworld, according to a long-awaited audit.

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CBC News

2 women seriously hurt after being struck, dragged by truck

Two women were taken to hospital with serious injuries on Tuesday after a pickup truck crashed into a parked rental truck they were loading equipment out of, paramedics say.

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Library board wants private partner to build new central branch

The Ottawa Public Library's board of directors voted to investigate the possibility of partnering with the private sector to build a new central library branch.

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Daily DDT

Preview For Tonight's Friday Night Smackdown

WWE invades Ottawa, ON at the Canadian Tire Centre for Main Event And Smackdown TV Tapings.

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Canada.com

A 'Sentimental Journey' for aviation fans

Sentimental Journey, a 70-year-old B-17 bomber, on Monday touched down at Gatineau airport, where aviation enthusiasts will have a week to tour the aircraft and, for $425 U.S. each, board it for 20-minute flights.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Globe and Mail

Lives Lived: Marta Nielsen, 53

Mother, daughter, filmmaker. Born on March 27, 1961, in Ottawa; died on April 29, 2014, in Toronto, of cancer, aged 53. As a child, Marta was introspective and surprisingly creative, painting pictures before she had any formal training.

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Canada.com

Trapped construction worker rescued

Fire department officials said they were called to a construction site at 2200 Prince of Wales Dr. at about 4 p.m. on Monday, July 7, 2014 after a worker was struck by a piece of machinery and knocked into a trench.

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Prostitution bill examination lets former sex workers address MPs

Current and former sex workers led the debate on proposed changes to Canada's prostitution laws Monday, making their cases for and against the legislation.

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Chelsea, Que., residents want water treatment plant approved

Residents in a west Quebec community say they're getting frustrated waiting for the provincial government to sign off on a facility to improve the quality of their drinking water.

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Canada.com

A wish list for the 2015 Ottawa Jazz Festival

OTTAWA, ONT.: JUNE 29, 2009 -- Maria Schneider conducts the Maria Schneider Orchestra on the Jazzfest mainstage, during the Ottawa International Jazz Festival, held at Confederation Park, in Ottawa, Ont., on June 29, 2009.

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Two Ottawa men facing drugs, weapons charges

Two Ottawa men were facing a series of drugs and weapons-related charges Monday after two warrants executed June 17 in Ottawa's south end turned up a gun and stashes of cocaine and marijuana.

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