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Quilts wanted for upcoming Richmond Fair

Calling all quilters! The Richmond Fair is looking for quilts to be exhibited in the Homecraft...

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Celebrating seven decades of personal service in Metcalfe

A lot has changed in the world in the last 70 years, but one Metcalfe standby has stood the test of...

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Community corn supper coming up at St. Thomas Anglican Church in Stittsville

Corn on the cob is one of the treats of late summer. And you will be able to enjoy it at a...

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Third inmate dies at Innes jail in four months

Shannon Sargent, 34, was found dead in her cell at the Ottawa Carleton Detention Centre on July 20. An investigation into the cause is ongoing.

Rosemount library

A 64-page report on the public consultation meetings held about the Rosemount Library has been released. It highlights the need for more space and points out several opinions for how to get it.

Fire breaks out at Blossom Park homes

Smoke and flames forced three people from their semi-detached homes at 2058 and 2056 Blossom Dr. in the Blossom Park community the morning of July 26. The cause of the fire is still under investigation, but has been deemed accidental. Damages are pegged at almost $500,000.

‘Butterfly child’ to head to Minneapolis for innovative treatment

Jonathon Pitre, 16, and his mother Tina Boileau at the Golf Classic to kick off a fundraiser to send the pair to Minneapolis for a potentially life saving treatment for Jonathon.

Route changes

OC Transpo is proposing a number of changes for routes in north Kanata. A public meeting will be held Aug. 18 and feedback on the proposed changes is due Aug. 19.

ShoeBox

Clearwater Clincial, which created an i-Pad audiometer with calibrated headphones to expand hearing tests to developing countries, was one of six global health projects to receive funds from Grand Challenges Canada.

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Investigate Abdi's death, Muslim group urges

Muslim group demands open investigation into death of Ottawa man after arrest

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NewsAlert: Democrats formally nominate Hillary Clinton for president

NewsAlert: Clinton wins convention votes to make history

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Ontario

Ontario studying B.C. foreign homebuyer tax

Ontario looking 'very closely' at B.C. tax aimed at foreign homebuyers

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Business

Regulator ups scrutiny of mortgage lenders

Regulator requires banks to conduct stress tests for Vancouver, Toronto home prices

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SIU investigates after police use stun gun

Police watchdog investigates after stun gun used in arrest of woman in Hamilton

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Sears Canada announces departure of president

Sears Canada president leaving job less than a year after starting

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One young person dead after Highway 10 crash

Girl dies after early morning crash involving two young people in Caledon

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Stock markets end flat amid Fed meeting

Resource, financial sectors push TSX higher as U.S. markets fall

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Canada

Liberals fork over $33 million for F-35

Liberals pay $33 million to stay in F-35 program, despite promise not to buy it

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Churchill mayor angry over layoffs

'No warning:' Churchill mayor angry over shutdown of grain shipments

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