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13 hrs ago | Canada.com

Calling on cat lovers: foster parents wanted

OTTAWA, ON: JUNE 23, 2011. - Kittens wait their turn as Ottawa Humane Society moves animals from their old facility to the brand new one at 245 West Hunt Club Road.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

DurhamRegion.com

I'm going to hate him forever:' murdered teen's mother

The mother of murdered teen Brandon Volpi hopes the man accused of the killing will be handed the maximum sentence.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

CFRA

Woodroffe at West Hunt Club most dangerous intersection of 2013

That intersection was also first for total number of injuries: 16 out of the 45 collisions.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Canada.com

Second charge laid in alleged parental abduction case

Ottawa police released this picture of a two-year-old child allegedly abducted by his father from the surveilance camera at OC Transpo's Tunney's Pasture station.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Canada.com

Poll: What to call the new Strandherd-Armstrong Bridge

Coun. Steve Desroches said he'd like to see the Strandherd-Armstrong Bridge given a name that is 'befitting the city's status as the nation's capital and of national significance.'

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Edmonton Journal

Kaboom! Demolition of 11-storey federal building shakes Ottawa

A St. Albert woman has donated 80 acres of land to conserve the natural habitat of a variety of wild animals and to fulfil the wishes of her late husband.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Ottawa Citizen

Sir John Carling building destroyed early Sunday

The biggest blast in Ottawa's history was over in seconds on Sunday, reducing the 11-storey John Carling Building to 40,000 tonnes of rubble by 420 kilograms of explosives.

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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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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Canada.com

Archival: 'Deconstruction' of historic site another sign of the times

A sketch. It is 11 storeys high, rising off Carling Avenue on the site of the Central Experimental Farm.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Canada.com

Six face drug, weapons charges

A loaded .380 Colt handgun and more than 400 rounds of three different calibres of ammunition were seized by Ottawa police.

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Canada.com

What's killing Ontario's purple martins? GPS may hold clues

Putting a "backpack" on an unwilling purple martin is just about as tricky as it sounds.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Canada.com

Trapped construction worker rescued

Fire department officials said they were called to a construction site at 2200 Prince of Wales Dr. at about 4 p.m. on Monday, July 7, 2014 after a worker was struck by a piece of machinery and knocked into a trench.

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Canada.com

Two Ottawa men facing drugs, weapons charges

Two Ottawa men were facing a series of drugs and weapons-related charges Monday after two warrants executed June 17 in Ottawa's south end turned up a gun and stashes of cocaine and marijuana.

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CFRA

Two men charged in Nepean drug bust

Two Ottawa men in their 20's are facing a slew of possession charges after a revolver, ammunition and drugs were seized last month when Ottawa Police ran a search warrant on Baseline Road in Nepean.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Canada.com

Community leader, philanthropist Arnie Vered succumbs to cancer

Arnie Vered with his daughter, Jordana, who was a key organizer of the 2014 Gala Tribute Dinner in honour of retiring Rabbi Reuben Bulka, held June 11, at the Fairmont Chateau Laurier.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Canada.com

Former call centre employee backs up key witness in Del Mastro trial

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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Sat Jun 28, 2014

Canada.com

Minor injuries as tour bus leaves road on Highway 416

No one was seriously injured when a charter bus went into the median on Hwy 416 near North Gower on Saturday, June 28, 2014.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Canada.com

Injured paramedics head home from hospital

Supt. Craig MacInnes and Paramedic Reid Purdy were injured in an explosion during a training exercise with Ottawa police and the RCMP on June 18. The two suffered burns when a practice charge detonated during a mock hostage rescue at an abandoned house on March Road.

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Canada.com

Carved in stone: how West Block restoration is reviving an ancient trade

John-Philippe Smith models a clay Mascarov at the shop. The ancient trade of stonemasonry is making a revival on Parliament Hill, and Danny Barber and John-Philippe Smith are two of the mason/sculptors recreating the stone carvings there.

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CBC News

Ottawa bus-train crash survivor launches $4M lawsuit

Firefighters said the crash happened at 8:48 a.m. ET on Sept. 18, 2013 near the intersection of Woodroffe Avenue and Fallowfield Road.

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