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Raptors Victory Parade!

So many people have packed into downtown Toronto to watch the N-B-A champion Raptors’ victory parade that some subway stations near City Hall are being shut down due to overcrowding at street level. Nathan Phillips Square and the area for

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“Canada In One City”- Ottawa’s New Slogan

“Canada in one city” Its our new slogan. Those four words will soon welcome visitors to the nation’s capital. Mayor Jim Watson introduced the new brand this morning “We have rural countryside, vibrant suburban and downtown. We’ve got a very multicultural

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Moose Swimming In The Ottawa River

The Ottawa Riverkeeper captured this video yesterday of a moose swimming in the Ottawa River near the Portage Bridge. I suppose too much traffic on the bridge! Here is the video and tweet from Ottawa Riverkeeper. Just now! A moose

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Ottawa’s Population Reaches One Million-Weeks End

Mayor Jim Watson announced this morning that Ottawa’s population will join the one million club on Friday While saying “it’s symbolic in some respects”, Mayor Watson also said “it also brings us into the league of cities like Toronto and

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Ottawa Police Report Tornado Touches Down In Orleans

Ottawa Police Patrol units are currently responding to the aftermath of a tornado that touched down in the east end or Orleans at around 5:45pm thisafternoon. Police report many trees are down and property damage has been reported. No injuries

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Flood Warning Lifted

Some good news for residents who live along the Ottawa River. Area Conservation Authorities are terminating the Flood Warning issued on April 19th The most recent analysis from the Ottawa River Regulation Committee indicate that water levels along the lower

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Ottawa Race Weekend Is Here

Ottawa Race Weekend is here On Saturday the 2K race begins at 3:00 pm followed by the 5 and 10 K races Sunday morning the Ottawa Marathon begins at 7:00 am followed by the Kids Marathon and the Half Marathon

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Third Case Of Measles-Ottawa

Ottawa Public Health is confirming a third case of measles in the city. Ottawa Public Health said the latest patient is not connected to two other cases from earlier this year But like the others, it may have been contracted during international travel,

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Ottawa Senators Name New Head Coach

The Ottawa Senators have hired Toronto Maple Leaf assistant coach D.J. Smith as their new head coach Smith was brought into the Leafs organization by coach Mike Babcock in 2015. Smith led the OHL’s Oshawa Generals to the 2015 Memorial Cup and

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Olympic Medalist Kaetlyn Osmond Retires

Canada’s Kaetlyn Osmond is retiring from competitive figure skating. She won a world title last year in Italy and two Olympic medals at the Pyeongchang Games. The 23-year-old native of Marystown, N.L., won Olympic gold in the team event and

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Perth’s Ian Millar Retires

Canadian equestrian Ian Millar has retired from international show jumping competition, ending an illustrious career that included multiple Grand Prix titles and an Olympic silver medal in 2008. Photo source:  millarbrookefarm.com    

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Police Looking For Missing 12 Year Old Girl

Police are appealing for help to locate a missing 12 year old girl. Police said Lily Izabayo of Ottawa was last seen this morning at 8:25am in 300 block of Goulburn Crescent. Her family is concerned for her well-being. Lily

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City Prepares For Evacuation In Flood Zones

People living in some flood-threatened Ottawa neighbourhoods could be asked to leave their homes in the coming days as levels on the Ottawa River continue to rise. Late this afternoon deputy mayor George Darouze said the city ward most at

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City Of Ottawa Declares State Of Emergency-Flooding

Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson has declared a state of emergency as river levels continue to rise, threatening to surpass those reached during devastating flooding two years ago. Watson made the announcement during a news conference Thursday afternoon. River authorities are now

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Volunteers Needed In Anticipation Of Weekend Flooding

The City of Ottawa has started a daily call-out for volunteers to help with flood preparation efforts. The number one priority this weekend is filling sandbags. Interested volunteers are asked to monitor the City’s social media channels and website after

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