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2nd Smart car catches fire in Ottawa

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Ottawa firefighters have extinguished a Smart car that caught fire Monday morning, the second such incident in three months in the city.

Suspect, 3 others injured in 'attempted terrorist attack' at NYC transit hub

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A pipe bomb strapped to a man went off in the New York City subway near Times Square on Monday, injuring him and three other people at the height of the morning rush hour, law enforcement officials said.

10-15 cm of snow set to start falling tonight across eastern Ontario

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Start flexing those snow shovelling muscles, Ottawa-Gatineau.

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Boil water advisory in effect for Hawkesbury, L'Orignal, Vankleek Hill

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A water filtration plant in Hawkesbury, Ont., flooded Sunday night, leading to boil water advisories for Hawkesbury, L'Orignal and Vankleek Hill in eastern Ontario.

It's quite cold out, so watch for slippery spots

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Follow live traffic updates during Ottawa Morning from 5:30 to 8:30 a.m. and All in a Day from 3 to 6 p.m.

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Ottawa tech consortium pitching alternative to Phoenix

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When federal government officials visit the innovation hub at Ottawa's Bayview Yards on Tuesday, a consortium of local companies plans to pitch an alternate solution to the failed Phoenix payroll system.

How the Republicans ended up with an accused child molester on the ballot

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If Republican grandees in Washington hadn't been so determined to handpick Alabama's next senator, they might not be burdened now with the law-breaking, religious zealot Roy Moore, an alleged child molester an a man nostalgic for a time in…

Flu season hits Ottawa early

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Ottawa germophobes beware: flu season has begun.

Bitcoin's move to mainstream carries new financial risks

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America's largest options exchange market, the Chicago Board Options Exchange, is scheduled to begin trading bitcoin futures and Bitcoin's move to mainstream may carry new financial risks, something regulators didn't have to worry about…

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Some patients pay thousands while others nothing at all in 'medical postal code lottery'

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A hearing-impaired Calgary man is travelling to Austria to get a life-changing medical device surgically implanted that will help him hear clearly for the first time. Because the Alberta government won't pay for the surgery, his retired…

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Arctic delicacies served up on Parliament Hill

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Some of Canada's most-renowned culinary artists paired up with food trucks and Indigenous chefs on Parliament Hill this weekend to offer a sampling of Arctic delicacies.

Woman, 89, killed in crash near Chelsea, Que.

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An 89-year-old woman is dead after her vehicle left the road and ended up in the water near Chelsea, Que., Sunday afternoon.

Canadian speed skater Bloemen breaks decade-old world record in men's 5,000

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Canada's Ted-Jan Bloemen set a new world record in the men's 5,000-metre at the speed skating World Cup on Sunday.

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After #MeToo, will this year's Golden Globe nominations send a message to Hollywood?

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They always set the stage for the rest of awards season in Hollywood but this year the Golden Globe nominations might just stand out more for what's missing.

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'It was just a fluke that I saw him': Man tracked down by thankful teen he saved in 1986 car crash

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Donnie MacNeil was just 19 when his car landed upside down in water near Baddeck, N.S. Ever since then, he has thought about the people who stopped on the side of the road to help him.

Sunday, Dec 10

Cleveland student earns over $500K betting on cryptocurrency with Canadian roots

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A Cleveland teenager has invested money from gifts and a part-time job in a cryptocurrency that was created by a Canadian and earned over $500,000 US.

In rare North Korea visit, UN presses need to 'reduce the risks of conflict'

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The United Nations political affairs chief told senior North Korean officials during a visit to Pyongyang this week that there was an "urgent need to prevent miscalculations and open channels to reduce the risks of conflict," the world…

Toronto FC becomes 1st Canadian team to win MLS Cup

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Jozy Altidore scored in the 67th minute and Victor Vazquez added a stoppage-time goal Saturday as Toronto FC completed a record-breaking season with a 2-0 win over Seattle in the MLS Cup final, avenging a penalty shootout loss to the…

'Such a tragic event': Six Nations chief mourns 3-year-old killed in house fire

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A three-year-old boy found trapped under a bed in a burning house on Six Nations was pronounced dead in hospital Friday morning.

Saturday, Dec 9

Donald Trump visits civil rights museums, drawing protest

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U.S. President Donald Trump pays tribute to the leaders and foot soldiers of the civil rights movement whose sacrifices help make the country a fairer and more just, though protests surrounding his visit to Mississippi laid bare the stark…

Israeli strikes kill 2 Hamas men after Gaza rocket attack

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Israeli airstrikes killed two Hamas members early Saturday following a rocket attack on Israel, in the latest fallout from U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, which has roiled the region and…

Why pitch for Rogers to sell Blue Jays is likely to strike out — for now

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A report this week suggested Rogers may look to sell the Blue Jays. On paper, a move to cash in makes a bit of financial sense. But don't expect any curveballs with such a valuable property, Peter Armstrong writes.

Canadians pay much more than Americans for baby products

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Marketplace does a cross-border price comparison that could have Canadian parents throwing a fit.

Friday, Dec 8

From poutine to windchill: Which Canadian 'cultural intangibles' are worthy of UNESCO's recognition?

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The Neapolitan art of pizza making has joined UNESCO's list of "intangible cultural heritage." It is among 33 new cultural practices recently added to its list by the UN's cultural organization. To make a pizza Neapolitan style you must be…

Man in southwestern Ontario charged after family attacked with bat amid shouts of 'ISIS'

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A 36-year-old man has been charged with aggravated assault and three counts of assault with a weapon after a family in St. Thomas, Ont., was attacked in a parking lot by someone wielding a bat and yelling about ISIS and terrorists.

Ex-ski coach Bertrand Charest sentenced to 12 years in prison for sex crimes

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Former Canadian national ski coach Bertrand Charest, who was convicted of 37 charges related to the sexual assault of some young athletes, has been sentenced to 12 years in prison in a Saint-Jérôme, Que., court.

'That's a real problem': Investigation finds baby products for sale despite recall orders

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A Marketplace investigation discovered a variety of recalled baby products for sale, raising serious questions about the effectiveness of the system meant to protect the public from products with dangerous flaws.

Thursday, Dec 7

Trumpeter backing Rufus Wainwright storms offstage over political comment

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Rufus Wainwright has never been one to mince words about his opinions, but comments the Canadian-born, New York-based singer made at a concert in Minneapolis were too much for one trumpeter. According to Minneapolis newspaper the Star…

Ski pants and bags of fruit: Gift requests from Winnipeg kids bring tears to paramedic's eyes

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Winnipeg paramedic Connie Bazin didn't know what to expect when she launched a gift-giving project that allows schoolchildren in need to choose a present they'd like most.

Bitcoin gamble: Canadian couple pours life savings into bitcoin mine

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As the price of bitcoin tops $15,000 US, some Canadians are looking for new ways to cash in on its climb.

While Western allies criticize Trump's Jerusalem move, Canada remains muted

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Canada's government chose to say nothing publicly to try to dissuade the Trump administration from recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital, an approach is in keeping with a Trudeau policy that is unreservedly, but quietly, on the side of…

Wednesday, Dec 6

Trump says U.S. now recognizes Jerusalem as capital of Israel

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President Donald Trump declares Jerusalem as Israel's capital, a move upending decades of U.S. policy and carrying unclear repercussions on the road to Mideast peace.

Legendary Red Deer Rebel and NHL enforcer now homeless and could die soon, father says

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Former NHL enforcer Stephen Peat was celebrated for his thunderous body checks and explosive bare-knuckle fights, but now Walter Peat says his son is homeless in B.C., using drugs and could be close to death.

This prof put out a call for stories of harassment on campus — and received hundreds of responses

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Hundreds of people responding to an anonymous survey say they've been been been groped, harassed, stalked or assaulted by their professors and colleagues at academic institutions in Canada and around the world. Karen Kelsky posted the…