Construction injury

Paramedics treated a 65-year-old roofer for traumatic head injuries after a hoist reportedly fell on the man during a roofing project at 1027 Teron Rd. A Ministry of Labour investigation has since found National Roofing Inc. and its workers were in violation of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

Extra rooms, extra $1.5 million

The site plan for the Ruddy-Shenkman Hospice shows 12 bedrooms, two more than originally planned. The additional rooms are one reason why Hospice Care Ottawa is hoping to raise an extra $1.5 million.

Firefighters respond to electrical malfunction in Corkery

Firefighters respond to a call reporting haze and an electrical smell at a home in Corkery on July 29. Crews turned off the home’s electrical breakers and checked for fire before giving the all clear.

Const. Ryan McEachran of the MERIT pilot project

Once a week, Const. Ryan McEachran joins more than 20 service providers to identify individuals and families living in southeast Ottawa who are at-risk of victimization and who could benefit from a knock on their door by a rapid-fire crisis intervention team. The MERIT pilot program launched last month, and already the door-knocking has begun.

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This is a Friday test. Please ignore.

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Canada's dairy stance frustrates talks: envoy

Canada's frustrating dairy hardball could slow TPP talks, says New Zealand envoy

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Ontario, Ottawa helping Toyota expansion

Ontario and Ottawa putting up $100M for Toyota expansion in southern Ontario

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Canadian reality show stars face charges

Stars of reality show 'Grand Benders' face charges

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Two arrested in Niagara Region drug busts

Two men arrested in separate drug busts in Niagara Region

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Province begins consultations on carding

Ontario begins public consultations as it moves to regulate police street checks

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