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3 hrs ago | CBC News

Tuberculosis exposure at Orleans school prompts health warning

The city's public health agency sent out letters on Friday saying anyone who attended the French public school between Sept. 15, 2013 and Dec. 24, 2013 may have been exposed.

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7 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Ryan G Hinds Begins Buddies In Bad Times Cabaret Residency

Returning to the Buddies stage this Fall, the critically-acclaimed cabaret artist Ryan G. Hinds begins a season-long Residency at Buddies in Bad Times, under the musical direction of Mark Selby . Fabulously exploring everything from Disney villains to Aznavour chansons, Grace Jones tangos, Roy Orbison ballads and the theatre music of Kander & Ebb, this Residency promises grit, glitter, and laughter along with introspection in an intimate venue.

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Related Topix: Roy Orbison, Pop/Rock, Canada, Gay/Lesbian,

Tue Sep 16, 2014

CBC News

Science and tech museum won't reopen for at least 3 weeks

The museum was forced to close late last week after maintenance workers discovered mould in the building's south wall. The damage is still being assessed and work to remove the mould hasn't yet started.

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CBC News

Master Cpl. Denis Demers takes own life 2 weeks after standoff

A Canadian soldier involved in a 40-hour standoff with police in late August committed suicide last week, CBC News has learned. Master Cpl.

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CFRA

Charges laid in Barrhaven robbery, stabbing

A 20-year-old Ottawa man is facing several charges in connection with a robbery and stabbing in Barrhaven last spring. Around 10:15 p.m. on May 25, police say a 19-year-old man thought he was going to meet someone at the McDonald's on Fallowfield Road near Woodroffe Avenue to conduct a transaction.

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Canada.com

Itani's Tell on Giller long list

OTTAWA, ONTARIO: SEPTEMBER 9, 2011 -- Ottawa author Frances Itani has written a new book, "Requiem", which is about Bin Okuma, a celebrated visual artist, who has recently and quite suddenly lost his wife, Lena. Mask was made by artist Norman Takeuchi.

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Canada.com

Two people treated for smoke inhalation after overnight garage fire

Paramedics treated two people for smoke inhalation after an overnight garage fire sent smoke seeping into a south Ottawa home early Tuesday morning. Ottawa Fire Services says the occupants at 5557 Ficko Cr., near the intersection of Bowesville and Rideau roads, called 9-1-1 at just after midnight.

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CBC News

Highway 17 closed north of Renfrew after fatal crash

A woman is dead after a fatal two-vehicle crash last night on Highway 17 just north of Renfrew, Ont. Ontario Provincial Police said the collision happened at 11:10 p.m. Monday near the intersection of Bruce Street and the highway in Horton Township.

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CBC News

Parliament resumes: MPs return from summer break to campaign-style rallies, debates

A group tourists leave the Parliament Buildings below the Peace Tower of the Parliament Hill in Ottawa Sunday. Parliamentarians return to work Monday after summer break.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Stephen Harper

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Vancouver Sun

'Birth tourism' crackdown gets frosty reception from B.C.

Rick Hansen welcomed The Countess of Wessex to the Blusson Spinal Cord Centre Sunday for a tour showcasing ground-breaking innovations in spinal cord injury care and research. Sir Elton, now 67, was in fine vocal form, belting out the words with a thunderous tone matching the way he hammered the keys on his Yamaha grand piano.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, North America Travel, Travel, Canada Travel, Asia Travel, Beijing, China Travel, China Travel

CBC News

Folk fest director, city councillor want updated noise bylaw

The Ottawa Folk Festival's artistic director and a city councillor are calling for an updated noise bylaw after the festival was fined following complaints from residents . Coun.

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CBC News

Sandy Hill heritage church sale raises concerns in community

It's been the site of a state funeral, a royal wedding and countless services since the dawn of the 20th century. Now, the future of the former All Saints Anglican Church on Chapel Street in Ottawa's Sandy Hill neighbourhood is in doubt.

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Related Topix: Prince William, Royal Wedding, Wedding, Canada

CBC News

Patrick Brazeau court date set on Senate fraud, breach of trust charges

Patrick Brazeau will be in court starting June 1, 2015, for a preliminary inquiry into charges of fraud and breach of trust stemming from his Senate expenses. The suspended senator, who was named to the Senate by Prime Minister Stephen Harper in 2009, wasn't in court Monday but was represented by his lawyer Christian Deslauriers.

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CBC News

Lees overpass opens to bike, pedestrian traffic

The Lees Avenue overpass has reopened to pedestrian and cycling traffic. Workers were working to prepare the roadway for vehicular use later this week.

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CBC News

Misbahuddin Ahmed back in court for terrorism charges sentencing

A jury found Misbahuddin Ahmed guilty in July of conspiring to knowingly facilitate a terrorist activity and participating in the activities of a terrorist group after an eight-week trial. Conspiring to knowingly facilitate a terrorist activity carries a maximum sentence of 14 years in prison, while participation in the activities of a terrorist group has a 10-year maximum term.

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CBC News

Man stabbed in stomach in Bayshore area

An 18-year-old man was taken to hospital in serious condition after he was stabbed in the stomach near the Bayshore Shopping Centre Sunday evening.

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CFRA

Thousands turn out for 2014 Terry Fox Run

Thousands of people took to the streets of Ottawa Sunday to honour the memory of Terry Fox, and carry on his legacy, by raising money for cancer research. Co-Chair of the Ottawa Terry Fox Run, Gillian Connelly tells CFRA the money raised is handled very responsibly, and much of it will stay in the Capital.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Canada, North America, World News

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Canada.com

Around Town: An Alice in Wonderland party for the artists

Ottawa Senators player Chris Neil with his wife, Caitlin, on Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, in Kanata at the grand opening of Central Bierhaus, a new Bavarian inspired gastro'sports pub that he's part-owner of.

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Related Topix: Alice in Wonderland, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Family, Musical Movies, Canada,

Canada.com

Balanced budget law promised as House of Commons resumes

Sir Elton, now 67, was in fine vocal form, belting out the words with a thunderous tone matching the way he hammered the keys on his Yamaha grand piano. Annabel Gale had to wait 20 years and come "halfway around the world," but she finally met her prince - now an earl - and his wife.

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Related Topix: Canada, Watertown, NY, North America, World News, Stephen Harper

CBC News

'Why the silence?': Few details released after 1 killed in rural Ont. shooting

Ontario Provincial Police say a man is dead in a shooting near a wildlife area in a rural municipality in southwestern Ontario. Police say the man died in a shooting around 5 p.m. local time Saturday in Clinton, a community in Central Huron and located about 200 kilometres west of Toronto, but say only that an investigation is continuing.

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Related Topix: Wildlife, Outdoor Recreation, Canada

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