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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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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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Jody Wilson-Raybould Resigns From Federal Cabinet

Veterans Affairs Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould is quitting the federal cabinet. In a letter published on her website, the former justice minister says she has hired former Supreme Court judge Thomas Cromwell to tell her what she can say about her

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Founder Of Tim Horton’s Has Died

Ron Joyce, the co-founder of the Tim Hortons doughnut chain, has died at the age of 88. The cause of death was not immediately clear. The Joseph Brant Hospital in Burlington, Ont., and its namesake foundation say in a statement

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Canada Welcomes Saudi Woman Seeking Asylum

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada has granted asylum to a Saudi woman who fled alleged abuse by her family and was holed up in Thailand. Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun, who is 18, was stopped last Saturday at a Bangkok airport

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Legal Pot Shops Can Open In Ottawa

A majority of Ottawa City Councillor’s voted today to allow retail cannabis stores in the capital. Rookie Councillor Carol Anne Meehan did launch a passionate plea to opt out. And, while many Councillors expressed frustration the province will likely leave

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Prominent Anti-Poverty Activist Harry Leslie Smith Has Died

Anti-poverty activist Harry Leslie Smith is being remembered as one of a kind and a man who never wavered in his fight for equality and justice. The 95-year-old, who split his time between Canada and his native England, died in

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No Date Yet For Start Of Light Rail

The city still does not have an exact launch date for the Confederation Line LRT The estimate out of city hall is that the $2.1-billion rail line will open sometime in the first three months of 2019. Transportation general manager

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Hydro Ottawa “Planned Power Outage” Sunday Morning

Ottawa Hydro will need to temporarily shut off power to approximately 50,000 customers very early Sunday morning while it works to restore the Merivale Transmission Station. Crews have been working nearly non-stop on the station, which was particularly hard hit

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