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Where is the Torch Today

Torch Relay flame starts with Aztec lighting ceremony

In a ritual deeply rooted in history and tradition, this year’s Toronto 2015 Pan American Games...

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Where is the Torch Today

Pan Am torch travels 20,000 km to Games

International sporting events – be they the Olympics or the Commonwealth Games or the Pan American...

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The 9 most influential Canadian films

The 9 most influential Canadian films

The 9 most influential Canadian films

    1. In the Labyrinth The multi-screen production by the National Film Board was a hit at Expo 67 in Montreal and...

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McGuinty’s private member’s bill targets federal partisan advertising

Ottawa South Liberal MP David McGuinty’s proposed private member’s bill which would ban partisan advertising, such as the YouTube video on the Conservative government’s Universal Child Care Benefit produced by Employment Minister Pierre Poilievre, pictured here, will go for second reading on June 1.

McGuinty’s private member’s bill targets federal partisan advertising

Partisan advertising has no place in the federal government, according to the Ottawa South Liberal MP whose private member’s bill, which...

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Fun Run returns

Tom Affleck and Sarah Kerr, the founder and executive director of SchoolBox, take part in one of the preview Fun Run 4 SchoolBox events in Bridlewood, carrying a 2010 torch. The fourth Fun Run event is taking place on June 6.

Fun Run hopes to hit $20,000 in fourth year

The Fun Run 4 SchoolBox is preparing for its 4th event in Bridlewood, with organizer Dina Bell-Laroche hoping total funds raised will hit...

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Illegal smokes leave a trail of victims: coalition

Richard McMullen, president of National Capital Area Crime Stoppers, left, and Gary Grant, spokesman for the National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco, unveil an ad at a bus stop at the corner of Elgin and Lisgar streets in downtown Ottawa on May 19 designed to raise public awareness about contraband tobacco.

Illegal smokes leave a trail of victims: coalition

The illegal cigarette trade is booming in Ottawa, pumping cash into organized gangs that are using the profits to further their criminal...

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Metcalfe ringette

Ringette season is about to begin.

Ringette season about to begin in Metcalfe

The sport of ringette was introduced to the Metcalfe area in 1973 and the Metcalfe & District Ringette Association (MDRA) is proud to have...

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WC Minor Hockey throws end-of-season celebration

West Carleton Warriors Peewee B season and championship winners, from left, Nancy Crowder, Dan Durant, incoming president Hylton Jorssen, Lee Davy and head coach Murray Crowder

WC Minor Hockey throws end-of-season celebration

The West Carleton Warriors brought back the year-end hockey banquet.

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Via Rail siding construction catches residents off-guard

Riverside Park residents Erik Wessman, left, and Bill Baird, are among dozens of homeowners who have asked Via Rail to halt construction of a side track behind their properties until they are provided with answers to their questions, including why that location between Riverside Drive and Walkley Road was chosen over other options.

Via Rail siding construction catches residents off-guard

Riverside Park residents whose homes back onto a Via Rail line where a side track is now being built are calling on the Crown corporation...

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Carp's Community Garden good to grow

Ed Ensing and Tim Dyer from the Carp Garden Centre load soil into a garden box.

Carp's Community Garden good to grow

Carp’s Neighbourhood Tomato Community Garden is off to a great start thanks to the efforts of volunteers and local businesses who made last...

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News From Beyond Ottawa Region

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School strikes loom for fall semester

Ontario teacher unions raising possibilities of September strikes

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A look at some of the intercepts of Russian jets

A look at some of the intercepts Norad has made of Russian planes

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Timeline of Ontario's current labour strife in schools

Timeline of Ontario's current labour strife in schools

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82-year-old man charged in death of wife

82-year-old Erin man charged with second degree murder in death of wife

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