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1 hr ago | CBC News

Explosion at Mississauga warehouse injures 4 firefighters

Four firefighters injured, one in critical condition after fighting a three-alarm fire at a storage warehouse early this morning A powerful explosion at a Mississauga warehouse came without warning on Wednesday morning, injuring a group of firefighters who were trying to make their way inside.

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5 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

McILVEEN: Foreign worker program lowering wages, exploiting migrant workers

McDonald's Canada has announced that it is putting its temporary foreign worker program on hold pending an audit.

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6 hrs ago | Weekend Balita

Ejay opens up on romance with Yam Concepcion

By Atty. Henry Moyal Q. I'm a permanent resident of Canada. I landed in Ottawa, Ontario in 2005 and had a good paying job.

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7 hrs ago | CBC News

CBC's Kathy Tomlinson discusses Temporary Foreign Worker Program

With 6 unemployed Canadians for every job vacancy, why are employers hiring an increasing number of temporary foreign workers? Hear from the people on the front lines.

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12 hrs ago | Canada.com

Charges expected today against son of woman killed near Ottawa

The young man arrested in the slashing death of his mother steps away from their OrlA©ans home Tuesday is expected to be charged with first-degree murder, sources say.

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16 hrs ago | CBC News

Belfast Road LRT work a concern for Train Yards stores

Train Yards customers won't be able to access the shopping complex from Belfast Road for close to two years.

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18 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

Oliver joins Flaherty's fight

Federal Finance Minister Joe Oliver says he will be calling for the creation of a national securities regulator during his tenure.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Canada.com

Reevely: Effort to green downtown gets big boost from provincial grant

Electric car-charging stations and plugging private buildings into the federal government's central heating plant are the key projects for a small but increasingly well-funded effort to make downtown Ottawa the country's first "eco-district," its executive director said Tuesday.

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ITV

Russia expels Canadian diplomat in tit-for-tat move

Russia has expelled a first secretary at the Canadian embassy in Moscow in what it said was a response to Canada's earlier expulsion of a Russian assistant military attache, Russian news agencies quoted a foreign ministry source as saying.

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CBC News

Person in custody after Orleans homicide investigation

Ottawa police have cordoned off an area around a home where a woman was found with her throat slashed Tuesday afternoon.

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CBC News

Herb Gray, former MP and deputy prime minister, dead at 82

Sharon Sholzberg-Gray says her husband was proof a politician could also have a rich family life.

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CBC News

Skilled immigrants to be offered 'express entry' to Canada in 2015

Immigration Minister Chris Alexander was in Richmond Hill on Tuesday where he spoke about Canada's new immigration system which will offer 'express entry' to qualified economic immigrants starting on Jan. 1, 2015.

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CBC News

Alain Gascon facing 1st-degree murder charge in wife's death

Gatineau police cordoned off a building on Symmes Street in the Aylmer sector after a suspicious death the night of April 20, 2014.

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CFRA

Madely's Morning Minute - April 22

A restaurant in Saskatchewan has become the latest focal point for the issue of temporary foreign workers.

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The Toronto Star

Congolese refugees 'interviewed' in Canada by officials they fled from

The federal government allegedly paid for a cross-Canada trip by officials from Congo - a country known for its human rights abuses - to “interview” Congolese nationals facing deportation to their homeland.

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Related Topix: Democratic Republic of the Congo, World News, Africa, Canada,

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Canada.com

Via creates web page to keep public informed of rail issues

Via Rail has created an online hub of information for frustrated Barrhaven residents dealing with railway signal malfunctions and track work.

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Sun Peaks Independent News

Seasonal dish with Darren Kashin

Ottawa, Ontario born Darren Kashin has been in Sun Peaks for six years and has been the executive chef at Masa's Bar & Grill for two and a half of them.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Globe and Mail

Andre Bellavance declares candidacy to lead Bloc

Bloc Quebecois MP Andre Bellavance asks a question during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario on Friday, October 21, 2011.

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CBC News

Carlington stabbing sends man to hospital, another arrested

A 32-year-old man is in hospital and another has been arrested after an early-morning stabbing in Ottawa's west end.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

CBC News

New farmer's market coming to Vanier, New Edinburgh

The new farmer's market will be held at 99 Beechwood Ave., a property owned by Claridge Homes.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Canada

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