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1 hr ago | 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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3 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | 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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CBC News

Motorcyclist killed in crash near Montreal Road

A 43-year-old motorcyclist was killed after a serious collision with a car on Bathgate Drive, near Montreal Road.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Canada.com

Stittsville gas leak results in evacuation

Ottawa firefighters evacuated the homes on Stegall Crescent as a precaution after an underground gas line was severed just after 1 p.m. on Tuesday.

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Vancouver Sun

Canadians grow more pessimistic about economy, jobs... except in the West

Canadians are becoming increasingly pessimistic about the economy and the availability of jobs - except those in the booming West - a new survey suggests.

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CFRA

Police monitoring Ottawa's most dangerous intersections

Ottawa Police are out monitoring the city's most dangerous intersections this week in a bid to make them safer.

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Canada.com

Prisoner who lost eye in jail charged with Gatineau robbery

A prisoner who lost an eye to an aggressive cancer while in jail in Ottawa has been charged with theft and robbery in Gatineau.

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CBC News

Aylmer man petitions to fix Chemin Vanier, reduce speed limit

An Aylmer man is petitioning the City of Gatineau to reduce the speed limit on the uneven stretch of road where he lives.

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Canada.com

Suspected Chinese cyber attack forces NRC security overhaul

OTTAWA, ON: July 05, 2012 -- Gas leak at National Research Council at 100 Sussex Dr. in Ottawa, July 05, 2012.

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CBC News

Rideau Centre power restored following Monday outage

Business at the Rideau Centre has resumed Tuesday following a power outage that forced most of the mall's 150 stores to close on Monday afternoon.

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CBC News

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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