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  1. MPP tweet saying police officer 'murdered' Ottawa man not written by her, says assistantRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | CBC News

    Ottawa-Vanier MPP Nathalie Des Rosiers, centre, is taking fire on social media for a tweet her executive assistant says Des Rosiers didn't write. Ottawa-Vanier MPP Nathalie Des Rosiers has been taking criticism on social media for a post from her Twitter account that a "careless" Ottawa police officer "murdered" Abdirahman Abdi, but her executive assistant says Des Rosiers didn't write it.

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  2. Salvation Army shelter proposal would duplicate services, Vanier organization saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CBC News

    Michael McLellan, chair of the board of the Vanier Community Services Centre, is asking the Salvation Army to consult with other social services in the area to avoid duplication of services. A social services agency in Vanier said the Salvation Army should have consulted local groups to avoid duplicating services in its proposal for a community hub and shelter at 333 Montreal Rd. Michael McLellan, chair of the Vanier Community Services Centre, raised the question of consultation and overlapping mandates during a community meeting Tuesday hosted by the Quartier Vanier BIA, which included presentations by the Salvation Army.

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  3. Better water and wastewater treatment for Ottawa residentsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 25 | Newkerala.com

    OTTAWA, July 25, 2017 : The governments of Canada and Ontario are committed to investing in local infrastructure that ensures Canadians and their families have access to modern, reliable water and wastewater services that meet their needs. These investments safeguard the health and well-being of residents, protect waterways and preserve local ecosystems, while also laying the foundation for new economic opportunities to strengthen the middle class across the province.

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  4. Politicians, Salvation Army must come together, housing leader saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 24 | Ottawa Citizen

    Politicians, Salvation Army officials and community leaders at odds over the $50-million plan to relocate an emergency shelter and support centre to Vanier must forge a way forward together and not lose sight of the vulnerable people at the centre of the debate, says the head of an Ottawa charity that provides stable housing for people with mental illnesses. Ottawa Salus executive director Lisa Ker has been watching closely from the sidelines in recent weeks as the debate over a proposed 350-bed facility at 333 Montreal Rd. has quickly reached a fever pitch.

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  5. This is how easy it is to get weed at Ottawa's illegal pot shopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 24 | Ottawa Citizen

    The Green Tree shop on Preston Street is one of several weed stores in Ottawa where a personal ID is the only thing required to buy pot. With the number of pot shops in the city on the upswing, despite multiple dispensary employees facing drug-trafficking charges following police raids, the Citizen visited the city's 17 known cannabis stores to find out how they're screening customers.

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  6. Ottawa: War Of Words Over New Salvation Army Project In VanierRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 23 | The Canadian

    For now 825 days, since 20 April 2015, the Ottawa Police Services Elderly Abuse Unit have been maintaining their House of Torture against an elderly woman by forcing her to be subjected to an abusive husband while keeping her cut off from her son and others who have sought to help her.Ms D sought help from the Ottawa Policw Elderly Abuse Unit. That's why she got her son to discreetly had them a note that she was being abused by her husband when they had visted her at her Kanata Date: 16 July, 2017.

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  7. Vanier Residents Protest Salvation Army - Mega-Shelter' PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 23 | The Canadian

    For the 26th year in a row, the Ottawa International Buskerfest will be returning to Sparks Street for five amazing days. From August 3, 2017 to August 7, 2017, you will be able dazzled and entertained with acts of humour, skill and athleticism.

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  8. Ottawa International Buskerfest Is ComingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 23 | The Canadian

    Over 100 Vanier residents organized outside a local condo building Tuesday, July 18, to protest a planned Salvation Army 'mega-structure' planned for the area. "We're here for personal reasons and for our community.

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  9. Salvation Army pushes back against city councillor over shelter proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | Ottawa Citizen

    The Salvation Army has proposed to build a new facility at 333 Montreal Rd. in Vanier to replace the emergency shelter it operates in the ByWard Market. The proposed Vanier location is currently one of The Salvation Army's thrift stores and a motel.

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  10. Ottawa's pot shops proliferate, as criminally charged 'budtenders' left waiting to exhaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | Canada.com

    Selena Holder and her dog Rusty pose for a photo outside her home. Holder worked at the Rideau Street WeeMedical shop for about six weeks when it was raided, she now faces a possible criminal record, which could interfere with her plans to become a vet tech.

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  11. 'Blindsided' Vanier residents protest closed Salvation Army shelter meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | CBC News

    Matthew Kupfer has been a reporter and producer at CBC News since 2012. He can be reached at [email protected] and on Twitter @matthewkupfer The first protest organized by a group called SOS Vanier called on the Salvation Army to be more transparent about its proposal to build a shelter on Montreal Road, and to let people voice their concerns.

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  12. Vanier residents rail against Salvation Army 'mega-shelter' planRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | Ottawa Citizen

    Chanting "Hey-hey-ho-ho, mega-shelter has got to go," at least 100 Vanier residents gathered outside a local condo building Tuesday night to voice their displeasure with Salvation Army plans to bring a new shelter into the community. Inside 200 Lafontaine Ave., a private meeting had been scheduled between with members of the Salvation Army and the condo's board and residents.

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  13. Reevely: New Farm Boy at Rideau Centre will be a shock for the ByWard MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | Canada.com

    ... their councillor is excited by Farm Boy's impending arrival. "I think (Farm Boy) will stabilize it," said Rideau-Vanier Coun. Mathieu Fleury, for whom the ByWard Market has been a major preoccupation for the seven years he's been in office. "They ...

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  14. Jain: Salvation Army pitch will further ghettoize Vanier just as it's picking itself upRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | Ottawa Citizen

    The Salvation Army has proposed a new facility at 333 Montreal Rd. in Vanier to replace the emergency shelter it operates in the ByWard Market, pictured here. The proposed Vanier location is currently one of The Salvation Army's thrift stores and a motel.

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  15. Indigenous youth and public servants pull together en route to Gathering of CanoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 17 | The Georgia Straight

    ... before arriving at Ambleside Park in West Vancouver. On Friday morning (July 14), 20 canoes crossed Burrard Inlet to Vanier Park, and celebrated the end of the journey at the first-ever Gathering of Canoes event, where Musqueam, Squamish, and ...

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  16. Reevely: A beer, a hot dog, and new life in Major's Hill ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 17 | Canada.com

    Worry about the future of the ByWard Market is behind one of the most welcome additions to Major's Hill Park in a long time: AndrA Schad's hot-dog bistro, a month old and growing fast. Tavern on the Hill has about 25 workers now and is growing about as quickly as Schad and his wife and partner Chantal Biro-Schad can hire.

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  17. Opinicon: Grand Old Dame of the Rideau gets fun makeover while keeping her soulRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 13 | Ottawa Citizen

    ... walls, a bamboo bar, playful Polynesian-themed prints, vintage video games and comfortable chairs and couches from Vanier Moderns, a favourite source of mid-century Canadian-made treasures. Next door is the robin's egg blue Alford Room with a ...

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  18. Historical Series: The 1930s - " 'Summerside quite a town'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 13 | Journal-Pioneer

    Editor's Note: 2017 marks the 150-year existence of two architectural gems that grace Summerside's streetscapes. The Lefurgey Cultural Centre and the Wyatt Historic House Museum, both owned by the City of Summerside, occupy a whole block between Granville and Spring Streets, with Prince Street to the south and Winter Street to the north.

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  19. Body of 29-year-old man who went missing on Canada Day foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 12 | Ottawa Citizen

    The body of Alexander Miller, who went missing over the Canada Day weekend, has been found, Ottawa police said Wednesday evening. Miller, 29, was last seen on July 1 in the area of Beechwood Avenue.

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  20. Hottest tickets in town: Five things to do in TorontoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 12 | The Globe and Mail

    With Humanity, his first touring stand-up show in years, Ricky Gervais is at his most personal yet, with wistful family anecdotes and candid midlife observations. With Humanity, his first touring stand-up show in years, Ricky Gervais is at his most personal yet, with wistful family anecdotes and candid midlife observations.

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