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In The News For August 8, 2018

Canada’s diplomatic tensions keep growing with Saudi Arabia in the ongoing fallout from Ottawa’s tweet on the weekend, criticizing the kingdom for detaining female bloggers and activists. Saudi Arabia has recalled its ambassador, ordered ours to leave, and has frozen

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In The News For August 1, 2018

Social Services Minister Lisa MacLeod says the P-C government’s proposed welfare reforms will help restore dignity to Ontarians. She says the government will come up with a plan within 100 days to overhaul what she described as the “disjointed patchwork

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What Do Skates, Kilts, And Ottawa Have In Common?

I bet if you saw a crow of people dressed in kilts skating around you would think something is up right? Especially with the arctic temperatures we have been having lately.

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Extra Security For Canada Day Festivities

Canada’s capital will do everything it can to prevent an attack when it hosts the country’s 150th birthday next month but no amount of preparation can guarantee 100 per cent safety, Ottawa’s mayor says.

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2 Men Die From Injuries Suffered After Car Flips On Baseline Road

Ottawa police say two men who were seriously injured in a single-vehicle rollover on Baseline Road Saturday have died. The two victims were sent to hospital in “critical, unstable condition” after paramedics responded to the crash around 2:30 p.m. just west

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Ottawa Weather Forecast Calls For Beach Weather In April

Monday’s forecast calls for a mix of sun and cloud with a southwest wind gusting from 30 to 50 kilometers per hour late in the morning. The high is 20 C (yes, you read that right) with a UV index

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It’s Official! Ottawa Ranked #1 Place To Study

While Montreal took the top spot in the 2017 QS Best Student Cities index that was released yesteray, Ottawa also had a moment in the spotlight after it was voted by students as the best university city in the world.

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New Liquor Laws In 2017

The City of Ottawa has loosened some of its liquor rules in a bid to draw more people to Canada’s 150th birthday celebrations.

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Wicked Weather In The City

Ottawa, Gatineau and the surrounding areas are expected to see between five and 10 centimeters snow before the day is over. 

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The Trump-Clinton Special

An Ottawa butcher shop on Wellington Street West is apologizing for a “misguided amateurish attempt at political satire” after advertising a Trump-Clinton meat special that was criticized for body shaming the first woman presidential candidate.

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Uber Is Now Official In Ottawa

After operating illegally in Ottawa for two years, Uber has become the first officially licensed private taxi company in Ottawa.

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Investigation Pending For Ottawa’s Head of Chamber of Commerce

The chair of Ottawa’s Chamber of Commerce has been named as one of 12 people linked to a major U.S. investigation looking at mail fraud.

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Gay Syrian Refugee Snags Spot Next To Justin Trudeau For Pride Parade

Bassel Mcleash’s long journey from Syria to Toronto and finally to Sunday’s Pride parade was anything but smooth.   It was a road filled with war, hatred and hardship, which is why the chance to participate in his first Pride

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The Ottawa 2017 Party Gets A Cool $5M

This is going to be one hell of a party! Ottawa’s effort to become the place to be on Canada’s 150th birthday next year is getting a $5-million boost from the federal government to help stage some of the signature events

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Rideau Street Sinkhole, Gas Leak, Rideau Centre Evacuation

The Rideau Centre and the Westin Hotel are being evacuated because of a gas leak related to a large sinkhole that opened up on Rideau Street after a water main broke, police say.   Officers are on the scene directing

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