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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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Rainfall Warning In Effect Ahead Of The Easter Long Weekend

Environment Canada has issued a rainfall warming for Thursday afternoon into Friday Rain heavy at times, is expected Thursday afternoon and become heavier Thursday evening into Friday. A Colorado low will track across the region Thursday. Rainfall amounts of 25

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Notre Dame Cathedral Paris In Flames

The iconic Notre Dame cathedral in Paris is in flames. Photos and video posted on social media show huge plumes of grey smoke filling the sky, and flames raging along the base of the medieval church’s spire, which is undergoing

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Fire In ByWard Market-Now Three Alarm

Firefighters are battling a blaze on the roof of the Vittoria Trattoria restaurant in the historic ByWard Market. The fire at 35 William St. was reported just before 11:30 a.m. this morning and has reached a third alarm. By 11:50 a.m.,

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Founder Of Ottawa Heart Institute-Dr. Wilbert Keon Has Died

The Ottawa Heart Institute has confirmed Dr. Wilbert Keon, founder of the University of Ottawa Heart Institute  passed away. It was in May 1976, after many years of tireless dedication and hard work that the Heart Institute opened its doors.

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One Case Of Measles Confirmed In Ottawa

Ottawa Public Health (OPH) is investigating one confirmed case of measles in an individual who may not have received all of their required measles vaccines. OPH is working closely with local health care providers and hospitals to contact individuals and

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Air Canada Flight Lands Safely-Ottawa Airport

An Air Canada flight arriving from Vancouver after midnight last night touched down safely after hitting a flock of birds on decent An Ottawa airport official said “The flight landed safely and no one was hurt.” A passenger tweeted “hats

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Boeing 737 Max 8 Grounded In Canada

Transport Minister Marc Garneau is grounding all Boeing 737 Max 8 airplanes in Canada over safety concerns arising from the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines flight that killed all on board, including 18 Canadians.   Garneau says the decision to

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Actor Luke Perry Has Died

“Beverly Hills, 9-0-2-1-0” star Luke Perry has died at the age of 52 after suffering a massive stroke. Perry was rushed to a Los Angeles hospital last Wednesday after a 9-1-1 call from his home. Publicist Arnold Robinson says Perry’s children, siblings, fiancee

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Sens Fire Head Coach Boucher

The Ottawa Senators have fired head coach Guy Boucher.   Assistant coach Marc Crawford has been appointed interim head coach.   In a media release issued this morning Ottawa Senators GM Pierre Dorion thanks Boucher and added “at this point,

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