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  1. Man in critical condition after being shot in Ottawa's west endRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | CBC News

    Ottawa police are investigating a shooting on Shillington Avenue that sent a man to hospital in life-threatening condition. A man has died after being shot multiple times on Shillington Avenue in the Carlington area on Sunday morning, Ottawa police confirm.

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  2. Yasir Naqvi on the new Ottawa Hospital site, marijuana and bail reformRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 23 | Canada.com

    Ontario's Attorney General and Ottawa MPP Yasir Naqvi met with the Citizen's editorial board Friday, where he discussed his preference for the new Ottawa Hospital Civic campus site, the "grey zone" of establishing a framework for marijuana legislation in Ontario, and easing pressure on the province's overcrowded jails with bail reform. As public consultation on a new site for the Ottawa Hospital's Civic campus officially began Thursday, Naqvi said his preference is that the hospital remains centrally located.

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  3. 'It would set the research clock back to zero': Unmuzzled scientists speak out on Farm landsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 23 | Canada.com

    For nearly two years, Agriculture Canada soil scientist Ed Gregorich has kept his head down and focused on his work while the debate about the future home of the Civic hospital raged around him. This week, Gregorich and Malcolm Morrison, both research scientists who call Field No.

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  4. 'There is no perfect site': Public consultation for new Civic hospital beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 22 | Ottawa Citizen

    After nearly two years of controversy over the site of a new $2-billion Civic hospital, the National Capital Commission asked members of the public for advice Thursday on how to select a location from 12 available federal sites. The project has been mired in controversy since the previous federal government announced in 2015 that it was giving the hospital 60 acres of the Central Experimental Farm land to build on.

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  5. Kelly Egan: 'Lucky' Sol Shabinsky and the OAC still ticking 40 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 22 | Canada.com

    ... take much up-front cash to put up a building. "I thought, 'I can do that'." Shabinsky found a piece of land, at Nepean and O'Connor streets, and 55,000 square feet later, Glenview Corp. was in the game. At one point in the 1990s, says Shabinsky, ...

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  6. Hydro Ottawa installs more solar panels on city buildingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 21 | Ottawa Citizen

    Energy Ottawa announced the installations Wednesday at the Jim Durrell Recreation Centre, one of the buildings included in the program. The electricity generated by the eight solar sites is equivalent to removing 300 homes from the power grid annually, according to the utility.

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  7. Police unable to say how employee allegedly smuggled gold out of mint ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 21 | National Post

    An employee of the Royal Canadian Mint allegedly smuggled about $180,000 in gold from the fortress-like facility, possibly evading multiple levels of detection with a time-honoured prison trick. The case against Leston Lawrence, 35, of Barrhaven concluded in an Ottawa courtroom Tuesday.

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  8. Police seek man, 20, missing in Bells CornersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 21 | Canada.com

    Stephen Chiarelli, 20, was last seen on Moodie Drive on the north side of Bell's Corners about 7:20 p.m. He is Caucasian, thin, and five-feet-10-inches tall. He has long brown hair in a bun.

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  9. Two arrested after Kijiji cellphone sellers robbed, assaultedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 21 | Canada.com

    Two Ottawa-area men face a number of charges for allegedly luring online classifieds users with the intention of robbing and assaulting them. The Ottawa police robbery unit say the two overnight robberies both started with the sale of cellphones using the free classified ads website Kijiji.

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  10. Kelly Egan: $170K in Mint gold allegedly smuggled in body cavity, judge hearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 20 | Canada.com

    An employee of the Royal Canadian Mint allegedly smuggled about $170,000 in gold from the fortress-like facility, possibly evading multiple levels of detection with a time-honoured prison trick. The case against Leston Lawrence, 35, of Barrhaven, concluded in an Ottawa courtroom Tuesday.

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  11. Two men charged after Kijiji cellphone sellers assaultedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 20 | CBC News

    Ottawa police have charged two men after two robberies they say both began with meetings arranged through the online classified website Kijiji. In each incident two suspects arranged to meet another man to purchase a cellphone that had been posted for sale on Kijiji, and pulled up in what police describe as a white Audi A4 with a Quebec licence plate.

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  12. Two robbed by Internet thievesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 20 | CFRA

    Police say one man met two men in a vehicle on Gallantry Way in Stittsville last night, and passed the phone into the car for inspection. Less than an hour later, another man was assaulted by the passenger of a car that had arrived on Crestway Drive to see his cell phone.

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  13. Sean Murphy is the CEO of A Hundred Answers.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 16 | Ottawa Business Journal

    A major player in the Ottawa management consulting scene has announced it is merging with one of the country's largest accounting firms in an effort to expand its national presence. A Hundred Answers , a Kanata firm that provides services ranging from human resources management consulting to software and website support, said Friday it is combining its operations with Calgary-based MNP LLP as of Oct. 1. Under the deal, A Hundred Answers' owners will acquire a stake in MNP, with CEO Sean Murphy and other top executives becoming partners in the combined firm.

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  14. Ugandan honoured in CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 17 | New Vision

    Over the years he has made specific efforts to serve Ottawa's immigrant population. He continuously goes out of his way to mentor and help newcomers Mayor Jim Watson and Knoxdale-Merivale Councillor Keith Egli presented the Mayor's City Builder Award to Reverend Joseph Kiirya at the Thursaday City Council meeting.

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  15. Reevely: Ontario Liberals lost sight of pocketbook issues, Wynne admits on Ottawa tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 16 | Canada.com

    The Ontario government has spent so much time on big-picture problems that it lost sight of Ontarians' everyday problems, Premier Kathleen Wynne admitted Friday. As premier, she's invested two years in devising a major climate-change policy, a new public pension program, figuring out how to raise and spend billions on public construction projects, she told the Citizen's editorial board during an Ottawa swing.

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  16. Ottawa police inspector receives police award from Governor GeneralRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 16 | Canada.com

    ... command and charitable endeavours." Flanagan, who oversees operations in east district, joined what was then the Nepean police force in 1984. His father is former Ottawa police chief Thomas Flanagan. He served on a United Nations peacekeeping ...

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  17. Anti-gang officers arrest two while on patrol in Fisher Glen areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 15 | Canada.com

    Ottawa anti-gang officers on foot patrol Wednesday night arrested two men, seizing an amount of drugs in "plain view," as well as a gun. In a release, police said the officers were walking paths and park areas of Chesterton Drive, in the Fisher Glen neighbourhood, at 9:20 p.m. when they spotted the suspects.

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  18. Suspect surrenders in Merivale Road ATM robbery caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 15 | Canada.com

    An Ottawa man has surrendered to police in connection with an attack on a woman at an automated teller machine July 16. The victim was assaulted as she completed a withdrawal from an ATM at a Merivale Bank branch. She struggled with her attacker, who was scared of when a bank employee intervened.

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  19. City tweaks western LRT tunnel route to avoid sewer, use savings for linear parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 15 | Canada.com

    ... Road corridor: A major sewer buried in the same location. Damaging that sanitary and storm sewer - the "west Nepean collector," as it's called - could have devastating impacts to a large swath of west Ottawa. The previous alignment would have built ...

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  20. Overwhelmed: Wild Bird Care Centre seeking help of its ownRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 14 | Canada.com

    The Ottawa Valley Wild Bird Care Centre has launched on online fundraiser after more an estimated 35 per cent more birds will land there this year compared to last. It is expected that 3,300 sick, injured and orphaned birds will require care this year, said the centre's executive director, Mireille Goguen.

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