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Sir John Carling building demolition carried out

An Idaho-based company carried out the demolition around 7 a.m. ET, setting off 800 pounds of explosives that were packed inside the abandoned 11-storey structure.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

CBC News

Man killed, 2 others in hospital after eastern Ontario crash

A 24-year-old man is dead and a 23-year-old man faces impaired driving charges after a fatal crash in Nation Township.

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Journal-Pioneer

Bafflegab, bluster from boilerplate room

It is the Conservative government's virtual boilerplate room, where journalists' quests for answers are volleyed with antiseptic, anodyne talking points meant to stop a news story in its track or ensure a bumper sticker response - often unrelated to the request - makes it way onto websites, print and broadcast news.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Canada.com

Timeline: Strandherd-Armstrong Bridge

Construction at the site of the Strandherd-Armstrong bridge over the Rideau River which will link Strandherd and Earl Armstrong.

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Employment News

Microsoft Dynamics CRMTechnical Architect-Ottawa,Ontario-$95/hr

Technical Architect -Ottawa, Ontario- $90-$100/hr A government ministry in Ottawa is implementing an organization-wide implementation of Dynamics CRM.

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Canada.com

Chapin: How mixed-income neighbourhoods can succeed

Instagram users share their snapshots as they soak up the sun this week on the beach, at the PNE, in parks and at the ballgame.

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CBC News

Misbahuddin Ahmed found guilty of 2 terrorism charges

Misbahuddin Ahmed, 30, had pleaded not guilty to charges of conspiring to knowingly facilitate a terrorist activity, participation in the activities of a terrorist group, and possession of explosives with intent to do harm.

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CBC News

Misbahuddin Ahmed found guilty of terrorism charges

Misbahuddin Ahmed, 30, had pleaded not guilty to charges of conspiring to knowingly facilitate a terrorist activity, participation in the activities of a terrorist group, and possession of explosives with intent to do harm.

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CBC News

Mayor Jim Watson, Ontario's ombudsman spat on Twitter, radio

Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson, left, and Ontario ombudsman Andre Marin, right, exchanged heated words on Twitter and CBC Radio's Ottawa Morning.

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Canada.com

Jonathan McLeod: Our broken correctional system

This Saturday the legendary '60s band of Susan Jacks, Craig McCaw and Satwant Singh meet up with musicians from the New Pornographers, Destroyer and Black Mountain at the Khatsahlano Block Party.

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Hamilton Mountain News

Hamilton seniors cycle from Kanata to Pembroke

Starting out from Kanata are John Attridge, left, Bobbie Robb, Brenda Zakrzewski, Sheila Leighton, Tom O'Shaughnessy, Joe Oosting, Freda Wright, Clive Wright, Sharon Gibbons and Dave Pringle.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Globe and Mail

Canadian delegation set for Ukraine free-trade talks

The Canadian government, which is resuming free trade talks with Ukraine to strengthen Kiev's ties with the West, has sent a delegation led by Trade Minister Ed Fast to pave the way for deeper commercial relations.

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National Post

Saving the Vimy Ridge dead: Researcher trying to find bodies of 48...

A race is on to try to locate and identify the remains of 48 Canadian soldiers whose bodies were inadvertently buried, then forgotten, 97 years ago during the battle for Vimy Ridge.

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Brandon Sun

This time it's different on efforts for a free trade zone within Canada: Moore

Minister of Industry James Moore responds to a question during Question Period in the House of Commons Tuesday June 17, 2014 in Ottawa.

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National Post

Massive explosion will take down aging 11-story Ottawa building this weekend

The biggest implosion in Ottawa's history is set for this Sunday as a demolition team is expected to take down an aging, unloved federal office building.

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Regina Leader Post

Sask. joins national securities regulator

Canada's Finance Minister Joe Oliver, left, shakes hands with Saskatchewan Justice Minister Gordon Wyant as New Brunswick Justice Minister Troy Lifford, centre left, and Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa look on in Ottawa, Wednesday.

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CBC News

Lansdowne's TD Place Stadium opens for RedBlacks meet and greet

Thousands of season ticket holders arrived at the new Lansdowne Park Wednesday night for the official opening of TD Place Stadium.

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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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