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Collision Investigators Seek Public’s Help Identifying Suspect In Hit And Run

According to Ottawa Police, The male cyclist involved in a hit and run collision this morning has succumbed to his injuries in hospital. No further information on the individual’s identity will be released. Investigators are still requesting the public’s assistance

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Maple Leafs, Red Wings Hockey Legend Red Kelly Dead At 91

Hockey Hall of Famer Red Kelly, who won eight Stanley Cups with the Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs, has passed away at age 91. Red Kelly was born Leonard Patrick Kelly on July 9, 1927 in Simcoe, Ontario,

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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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Ottawa Spring Flood 2019 by the Numbers

UPDATE: Tuesday, April 30 (Information included below is current as of 10 am on Tuesday, April 30) 10, 242 volunteers have helped at the three sites since Friday, April 19, with 1,586 volunteers helping on Monday, April 29 1,175,500 sandbags

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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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Hydro-Quebec On Chute Bell Dam – “We Are Entering Into An Unknown Zone”

Simon Racicot, director of production and maintenance with Hydro-Quebec, told reporters on Thursday evening (April 25th) the dam at Chute Bell was built to withstand what he called a millennial flood. “That means a flood that happens every 1,000 years,”

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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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ALERT: Bell Falls Hydroelectric Dam On The Rouge River Is At Imminent Risk Of Failure

ALERT: Quebec’s Public Security Ministry is warning that the hydroelectric dam at Bell Falls on the Rouge River in the western Laurentian’s region is at imminent risk of failure. The ministry is advising anyone down river from the dam to

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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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Flood Caution Issued To Residents Along The Ottawa River

The Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority has issued a caution to residents along the Ottawa River that water levels are expected to increase significantly over the weekend and into next week. However levels are not expected to reach those observed at

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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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Municipal Voting In Rideau-Rockcliffe Continues Until 8 PM This Evening

Voters in Rideau-Rockcliffe byelection head to the polls Monday to choose from 17 candidates. Monday’s election is limited to residents of Rideau-Rockcliffe – so if you own or rent property in the ward but actually live elsewhere in the city,

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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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