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Saturday Aug 30 | CBC News

Cyclist fighting for his life after Woodroffe Avenue crash

A 19-year-old man is fighting for his life in hospital after a vehicle struck him while he was cycling in Ottawa's west end early Saturday morning.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Canada.com

What to do this weekend: Hot air balloon festival and more

A hot air balloon flies over west end Ottawa on Sunday morning under a cloudy sky as the Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival continues through the Labour Day weekend, 2013.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

CBC News

Ottawa bank robbery video shows suspect pointing gun, jumping counter

Ottawa police have released video footage from an Aug. 12 armed bank robbery to the public in hopes of locating the suspect.

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CFRA

Blood drives to be held ahead of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

That's a message Canadian Blood Services wants you to take to heart Wednesday, as they hold blood drives across the country to get ready for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in September.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Canada.com

Delays in moving DND employees to former Nortel campus costing taxpayers millions more

OTTAWA, ON: APRIL 24 2013 : The former Nortel Campus on Moodie Dr at Carling Ave. For OBSR story Assignment # 112761 The delay in moving Department of National Defence employees into the former Nortel campus is costing taxpayers millions of dollars, according to documents leaked to the Citizen.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

CBC News

Shots fired on Shillington Avenue early Saturday morning

Ottawa police are investigating after shots were fired early Saturday along Shillington Avenue, which is off Merivale Road near Baseline Road.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

CBC News

Ottawa restaurant fined for role in summer camp food poisoning

Some children were taken to hospital after food poisoning left many people ill at a Chinese summer camp on July 31. Paramedics were called to St. Cecilia School the afternoon of July 31 after several children and adults from the Tian Tian Chinese Summer Camp reported feeling ill.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

CBC News

Young boy seriously hurt after being struck by vehicle in Ottawa

A young child suffered serious injuries after being struck by a vehicle on Prince of Wales Drive near Ottawa's Hog's Back area Thursday evening.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Canada.com

Ottawa man faces robbery charges in Gatineau and Ottawa

An Ottawa man has been arrested in connection with three store robberies in the capital, two of which where the suspect rushed the employee before taking off with cash and cigarettes.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Canada.com

Big Rig undergoing big expansion as demand for beer skyrockets

'The Ottawa market has been great. I think there is a lot of room to grow,' said Lon Ladell, head brewer and part owner of Big Rig.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Canada.com

The Gargoyle - " Mahoney confirms rumoured bid Ottawa West - " Nepean

After three unsuccessful bids for federal office, Ottawa lawyer and lobbyist Richard Mahoney will make another an attempt at a seat in the House of Commons under the Liberal banner.

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Canada.com

Photos: Flag tour launches Pride Week

Capital Pride Festival celebrants decorated an OC Transpo double-decker bus for a flag-raising tour that will shuttle across Ottawa all day Monday.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

CFRA

Plenty to do around Ottawa this weekend

It's another summer weekend in Ottawa, and while the chill winds of Augtober may continue to blow for a little while longer, there's still plenty to do in and around the Capital.

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Related Topix: Canada, Painting, Arts, Robots, Science / Technology

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Canada.com

Police seek help in finding man suspected in two bank holdups

Ottawa police are seeking public assistance in tracking down a suspect believed to be responsible for two robberies in which the verbal threats were used.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Canada.com

Ottawa Sun columnist Susan Sherring running for council in Gloucester-South Nepean

Ottawa Sun columnist Susan Sherring, pictured with her son Peter Knowlton, registers to run for city council at Ben Franklin Place Thursday morning.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

CBC News

Young man dead after motorcycle crash in south Ottawa

A 24-year-old man died after crashing his motorcycle near the intersection of Strandherd Drive and Jockvale Road in south Ottawa at about 9:45 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

CBC News

West Ottawa house fire leaves 3 homeless

Ottawa firefighters responded to 976 Arkell St. in the Frank Ryan neighbourhood just after 1 a.m. Thursday, near the intersection of Carling Avenue and Richmond Road.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Canada.com

Man, 57, dead after pickup truck hits tree

A 57-year-old man is dead after a pickup truck struck a tree in the Richmond Road and Fallowfield Road area Tuesday evening, according to the Ottawa Paramedic Service.

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Canada.com

Reevely: Hydro pensions a symbolic battle in Ontario's austerity war

TransLink offered free service on all bus, SeaBus, SkyTrain and HandyDart service on the B.C. Day holiday.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Canada, Retirement, Opinion

Sun Aug 03, 2014

Canada.com

Injured in Kanata crash, man dies in hospital

Ottawa police say a man died in hospital overnight from injuries suffered in a two-vehicle crash Saturday afternoon in Kanata.

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