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Obama a charmé le Tout-Montréal

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Pendant quelques minutes, Barack Obama n’a pas pu prononcer une seule parole. Les tentatives que faisait le 44e président des États-Unis pour s’adresser à la foule de gens d’affaires et de décideurs venus l’écouter étaient enterrées par les applaudissements. M. Obama a ensuite pris la parole devant les 6000 personnes qui s’étaient entassées au Palais des congrès de Montréal à ...

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Quebec Police Arrest Suspect in killing of 48-year-old Man in Plaisance

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Police say a suspect may be charged with first-degree murder after a man was found dead in a home Saturday afternoon in Plaisance, Que., a municipality located approximately 60 km northeast of Gatineau. The Sûreté du Québec were called to the home on Rue du Parc around 2 p.m. for a suspicious death. The home is south of Highway 50 near the Ottawa River. Police ...

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New Year’s Resolutions: Chef Vikram Vij Says 2017 ‘a Time to Broaden Our Minds’

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Ahead of New Year’s Day, Metro asked several Vancouver artists and public figures for some of their resolutions for 2017 — and what keeps them hopeful after a year that’s been panned by many as a bit of a write-off. Here’s what celebrated local chef, restauranteur, and former Dragon’s Den judge Vikram Vij — owner of Vij’s Restaurant, Rangoli, Vij’s ...

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Man Killed on the Job at Edmonton auto Parts Business

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A man is dead after an incident at an Edmonton auto parts business. Police confirmed a man died while working on a vehicle shortly after 4 p.m. Thursday, at a workplace in southeast Edmonton near 54 Street and 76 Avenue. The business, Jasper Auto and Truck Parts, is a family-owned auto recycling shop that sells used vehicle parts. Occupational Health ...

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Highways Reopen After icy Day in Eastern Ontario

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As freezing rain descends on Ontario, reports are coming in of serious collisions on highways in the region — particularly Highway 401 through eastern Ontario. If you do not need to travel, stay off the roads. Before leaving for any travel, check traffic reports for highway closings. And most importantly, drive extremely carefully. As of mid-morning, the worst area was around ...

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Visit From ‘Boyfriend’ Bobby Ryan is Best Present for five-year-old CHEO Cancer Patient

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Even before five-year-old Nabila Lemke was diagnosed with cancer, she was mature for her age. Her mother, Nink Lemke from Eganville, says that Nabila has always been a sharing kind of child. But there’s one thing Nabila won’t share: Ottawa Senators right-winger Bobby Ryan, whom she refers to as her “boyfriend.” Read More..

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Probe Finds Human Error, Lack of Fuel in Air Crash that Killed Brazilian Soccer Team

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BOGOTA — A series of human errors caused an airliner to run out of fuel and crash in Colombia last month, killing 71 people including most of a Brazilian soccer team, aviation authorities said on Monday. Colombia’s Civil Aeronautics agency concluded in its investigation that the plan for the flight operated by Bolivia-based charter company LaMia did not meet international ...

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Mayor Jim Watson Says LRT to Gatineau makes long-term Sense

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Mayor Jim Watson said extending the LRT system into Gatineau should be in the city’s long-term plans after the train reaches Kanata. In a year-end interview with Metro, Watson said he is excited that the progress on the city’s LRT system will continue and expects there will be a commitment from the federal government for Phase 2 soon. “It’s just ...

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Feeling Safer Yet? Collision Mapper Polling People of Ottawa on Cycling

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An organization that crowd-sources cycling collision and danger data wants to know if its map is making you feel better about cycling. BikeMaps.org – a project partially funded by the federal government to the tune of approximately $930,000 – has been collecting citizen-reported cycling collision data in the area since early this year. The stats are accessible through their app ...

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$3 Million to Kickstart Year of Planning for New Civic Campus

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With little more than a week since the new Civic campus’ location was decided, the provincial government is providing $3 million to get planning started. Ottawa Centre MPP Yasir Naqvi made the announcement Monday at the current Civic campus site. According to the Ottawa Hospital’s chief operating officer, Cameron Love, the money will kickstart a year-long process, at the end ...

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