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Friday, Nov 30

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Police confirm south-end shooting

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Ottawa Police have confirmed a shooting in the city’s south end Thursday night

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Sharp increase in police-reported hate crime

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Police-reported hate crimes in Ontario increased by 67 per cent in 2017, according to a new report by Statistics Canada.

Canadian Diplomat changing lives in Columbia

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Canada, Colombia, cocaine and cacay. It’s an odd mix of ingredients that’s changing lives in the Amazon rainforest thanks to an entrepreneurial Canadian diplomat.

Thursday, Nov 29

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OPP rescue dog from icy river

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An OPP officer is being credited tonight with rescuing a therapy dog from an icy river.

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Ottawa Redblacks defensive back Antoine Pruneau inks three-year extension

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The Redblacks signed Canadian defensive back Antoine Pruneau to a three-year extension on Thursday. In 84 career CFL games, all with Ottawa, the Montreal native has 293 defensive tackles, 54 on special teams, four sacks, eight…

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Netflix Canada plans biggest price increase yet as competition intensifies

Another price hike is on the way for Netflix Canada subscribers as competition heats up among the biggest streaming video services.

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Rookie MPP Amanda Simard quits PC caucus

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A local MPP who has publicly denounced her own party is breaking ranks with the Progressive Conservatives.

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Ontario's Tory government set to release climate change plan today

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Ontario's Progressive Conservative government is set to unveil its climate change plan today, months after it cancelled the province's cap-and-trade system.

Ontario reveals climate plan, vows to meet Paris Agreement goals

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Ontario will use taxypayer dollars to spur private investment in clean technologies and create performance standards for large emitters under a new climate plan that replaces the province's cap-and-trade system.

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Elgin Street set to close for a year

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The Elgin Street Renewal Project will see one of the busiest roads in Ottawa closed for an entire year.

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Francophonie issue: Partisanship clouds PM, opposition leaders' meeting

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his counterparts from the four other main federal parties left a supposedly non-partisan meeting on how to help Canadian francophones divided and without a plan to save a French-language university in…

Wednesday, Nov 28

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Send-off for seven Ottawa councillors

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A send-off at Ottawa City Hall Wednesday for seven outgoing Ottawa councillors included laughter, tears and even a "municipal magic wand."

Lanark county horse trainer overwhelmed by support after fire kills many of her animals

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A horse trainer in Lanark County is trying to prepare for a cold winter ahead after a massive fire ripped through her barn, killing many of her animals.

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Watson says Senators asked for city to fund arena; Team denies

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The Ottawa Senators asked the city of Ottawa to fund an arena for the team on LeBreton Flats, the mayor said Wednesday.

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Hockey may shift from 'midget' and other traditional names to age descriptors

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Traditional youth hockey age group names -- novice, peewee, atom, bantam and, most notably, midget -- could soon be revised as at least one provincial hockey organization has kickstarted the process that could eventually create a…

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PC legislator says Ford's 'backtracking' on Francophone issues not enough

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A PC legislator who publicly denounced Ontario's decision to eliminate the independent office of the French-language services commissioner and a planned French-language university broke ranks with her party again Wednesday in supporting an…

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University of Ottawa law students want convocation moved

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University of Ottawa law students are demanding that their convocation ceremony next summer be moved, saying they will be unable to attend if it isn't rescheduled.

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PM meeting federal leaders to discuss francophone issues

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is meeting Wednesday afternoon with the leaders of the other main federal parties to discuss issues facing francophone Canadians.

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'We stand with you': Activist Harry Leslie Smith dies at 95

This Sept. 24, 2014 photo shows World War II veteran and political activist Harry Leslie Smith speaking during the Labour Party annual conference, in Manchester. His son John said on Twitter that Smith died Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018 in…

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P.E.I., Saskatchewan best places to install solar panels on your home, NEB says

The NEB today is releasing a study of the costs of solar compared to current electricity prices. It has an online site where Canadians can plug in their city name and find out whether there is an economic case for solar for them now or in…

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5 things to know for Wednesday, November 28, 2018

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Unifor president Jerry Dias argues that General Motors’ decision to close its Oshawa, Ont. plant could cause the collapse of Canada’s auto-parts industry while U.S. President Donald Trump is threatening to cut GM’s electric vehicle subsidy…

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Porsche shows off new edition of mainstay 911 sports car

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Porsche says its future is in electric cars but for now it is rolling out a more powerful version of its internal combustion mainstay, the sleek 911 sports car.

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Steer too beefy to become burgers reprieved to life on farm

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Knickers the steer is huge on the internet -- for being huge.

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Fatal fire in Ottawa's Carlington neighbourhood

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Ottawa Fire says one person died in a fire on Emperor Avenue Tuesday evening.

Senators stun Flyers with 3 goals in 3rd for 4-3 victory

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Brady Tkachuk scored twice in the third period and Matt Duchene scored the eventual winner with 2:59 left, lifting the Ottawa Senators to a 4-3 win over Philadelphia on Tuesday night in the Flyers' first game since they fired general…

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Elderly man dies in apartment fire in Ottawa's Carlington neighbourhood

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Ottawa Fire says one person died in a fire on Emperor Avenue Tuesday evening.

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New Zealand bans Huawei from 5G upgrade over security fears

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New Zealand's international spy agency on Wednesday halted mobile company Spark from using Huawei equipment in its planned 5G upgrade, saying it posed a "significant network security risk."

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No appeal in not guilty verdict leaves Ottawa family reeling

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An Ottawa family is speaking out after learning there will not be an appeal of a not guilty verdict in a fatal hit and run.

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Expect 'lengthy delays' for parcel delivery: Canada Post

As back-to-work legislation forced the end of rotating strikes by Canada Post workers, the agency is warning customers to expect 'lengthy delays' for some types of deliveries.

Tuesday, Nov 27

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Ear protectors offered to patients, staff as Queensway-Carleton undergoes renovations

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Patients in a section of the Queensway-Carleton Hospital are being offered ear protectors to drown out the sound of jack-hammering. The hospital is under construction and with beds at capacity and even over-capacity, closing the ward just…