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Sears Closing Several Stores Locally

Sears Canada plans to close dozens of locations and eliminate 2,900 jobs across the country as part of a court-supervised restructuring process. They include the Sears stores in Hull and Brockville, the outlet in Cornwall, and the Sears Home store

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Langevin Block Renamed

The federal government is renaming the Langevin Block building, which sits across from Parliament Hill, out of respect for Indigenous Peoples. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says keeping the name of Sir Hector-Louis Langevin _ someone associated with the residential school

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OC Transpo Employees Honoured

The city today recognized the actions of OC Transpo employees who in the last year helped residents in their moments of need. 16 OC Transpo employees were honoured today for their actions during 2016 as part of the City’s 27th

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Neil And Senators Part Ways

It’s the end of an era. Chris Neil will not be suiting up for the Ottawa Senators next season. In a move that isn’t a surprise, the Senators have informed the 37-year-old rugged right winger he won’t be back next

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Supreme Court Chief Justice McLachlin Stepping Down

Beverley McLachlin is stepping down as Supreme Court chief justice in mid-December. McLachlin is the first woman to hold the top job on the high court, and she is also Canada’s longest-serving chief justice. She was sworn in as a

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Feds Pour More Money Into Fixing Phoenix Payroll System

The Federal Government is pouring more money into the problem-plagued Phoenix payroll system and admitting at this point, it’s not clear just how much taxpayers have spent on it. The government will spend 142-million-dollars over two years to hire 200

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Passenger “Bill Of Rights” Coming

Transportation Minister Marc Garneau has introduced a new passenger bill of rights designed so airlines can’t bump passengers from a flight against their will. Garneau promised legislation after a United Airlines passenger was seriously injured when he was dragged from

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PM Trudeau Gets Behind Ottawa Senators

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says even Torontonians and Montrealers can agree to support the only Canadian team left in the Stanley Cup playoffs. Trudeau says we’re all happy to support the Ottawa Senators. The Sens open their series against the

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Air Canada Drops Aeroplan

Air Canada has announced plans to part ways with Aeroplan — the in-house frequent flyer program it spun off into an independent business 15 years ago. It says it will launch its own loyalty rewards program after its agreement with

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ABC Renews Modern Family

Modern Family has been renewed for two more seasons by ABC. The series is currently the second biggest comedy on television, behind The Big Bang Theory, and is tied with Fraser for the most consecutive Emmy wins for Outstanding Comedy Series.

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City Delivers Flood Update

As of this morning, 310 homes in Ottawa have been directly affected by rising flood waters and 75 families have been displaced. Mayor Jim Watson said 275 of those homes are in West Carleton, 25 are in Cumberland and 10 are

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Rising Flood Waters Prompt Closures

Rising flood waters have forced many local agencies and organizations to change plans on short notice. Federal and Provincial buildings in Gatineau from government offices to the Canadian Museum of History are closed today. The City of Gatineau has closed

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Coping With High Water And Flooding

Environment Canada is forecasting a significant amount of rainfall to begin tonight and persist into the weekend, there is the potential for more local flooding Ahead of the rain, and lots of it, the ground is already saturated The Ottawa

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Two Downtown Buildings Evacuated-Suspected Gas Leak

Two downtown buildings have been evacuated after a reported gas leak. The leak is in the area of Queen Street and O’Connor. According to reports from the scene, workers in the World Exchange Center said they could smell gas in

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Crosby Suffers Concussion

Pittsburgh Penguins star forward Sidney Crosby has been diagnosed with a concussion and will miss Game 4 of their series with Washington on Wednesday. Crosby left Monday’s playoff game after being cross-checked in the face by Capitals defenceman Matt Niskanen.

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