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‘You are so loved': Ottawa lawyer describes trying to save Cpl. Nathan Cirillo

Posted October 24, 2014

By Laura Eggertson, The Canadian Press OTTAWA – Lawyer Barbara Winters was headed to a meeting Wednesday near her office at the Canada Revenue Agency ...

Canadian prisons becoming ‘bloated human warehouses:’ advocacy group

Posted October 24, 2014

By Clare Clancy, The Canadian Press REGINA – An advocacy group that says Canada’s prisons are becoming “bloated human warehouses” has released its own ideas ...

Gunman angry about not getting passport, had drug problems, say shelter mates

Posted October 24, 2014

By Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press OTTAWA – The man who killed a soldier at the National War Memorial was angry about failing to get ...

Omar Khadr wins right to sue feds for conspiring with U.S. in expanded suit

Posted October 24, 2014

By Colin Perkel The Canadian Press TORONTO – Former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Omar Khadr should be allowed to claim the Canadian government conspired with the ...

Today in Music History – Oct. 24

Posted October 24, 2014

The Canadian Press In 1911, blues singer and harmonica player Sonny Terry, best known for his more than 30-year partnership with Brownie McGhee, was born ...

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House of Commons gets underway in wake of stunning Parliament Hill attack

Posted October 24, 2014

By Bruce Cheadle and Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press OTTAWA – Canada’s seat of government put on a back-slapping display of fortitude and common purpose ...

Conservatives introduce thick budget bill that includes unrelated items

Posted October 24, 2014

The Canadian Press OTTAWA – The Conservative government has introduced another mammoth omnibus budget bill that includes a grab-bag of measures, ranging from tax breaks ...

Politicians, police start reflection: Is Canada safe enough?

Posted October 24, 2014

By Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press OTTAWA – Federal politicians, police forces and intelligence officials will begin the work of assessing security around Parliament Hill, ...

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Harper waited among MPs, terrifying unknown on other side of doors

Posted October 24, 2014

By Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press OTTAWA – For a few moments that must have felt like an eternity, the prime minister of Canada stood ...

Lawyers argue Ottawa has no right to strip certain people of citizenship

Posted October 24, 2014

By Allison Jones, The Canadian Press TORONTO – A Federal Court judge is considering whether Parliament has the authority to pass a law that could ...

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TSX surges 175 points amid positive economic data, corporate earnings reports

By Malcolm Morrison, The Canadian Press TORONTO – Signs that major pillars of the global economy may be in better shape than thought, along with ...

Today in History – Oct. 24

Posted October 24, 2014

The Canadian Press On this date: In 1260, under Pope Alexander IV, Chartres Cathedral in France was consecrated. Completed in less than 30 years, the ...

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No plan to arm Ontario legislative security staff after Parliament Hill shooting

Posted October 24, 2014

By Keith Leslie, The Canadian Press TORONTO – Security concerns remained high at the Ontario legislature Thursday, one day after a gunman attacked Parliament Hill, ...

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Inuit group wants justice reforms to reflect high rates of abuse in Nunavut

Posted October 24, 2014

By Bob Weber, The Canadian Press Nunavut’s “cradle-to-prison” justice system must be reformed to reflect the high number of people in the territory who have ...

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Nova Scotia to strengthen rules for new drivers under graduated system

Posted October 24, 2014

The Canadian Press HALIFAX – It would take longer for drivers in Nova Scotia to become fully licensed and those drivers would not be allowed ...

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Leafs Senators game postponed after shootings on Parliament Hill

Posted October 23, 2014

The Canadian Press OTTAWA – The NHL postponed Wednesday night’s game between the Ottawa Senators and the Toronto Maple Leafs following shootings on Parliament Hill ...

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Expo Shines Light on Bright Future for Skilled Immigrants: In-TAC holds second annual career fair for IT and finance professionals

Posted October 21, 2014

Organizers of the In-TAC expo pose with Ottawa employers and Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander Photo: McCarthy Media Group and Profile Imaging By Brandon ...

Mary Kay consultant Mary Ogunyemy says being involved in the Immigrant Women’s Small Business Expo gives immigrant women, and women in general, the right kind of exposure.

A Business Expo for the Ambitious Woman

Posted October 8, 2014

Mary Kay consultant Mary Ogunyemy says being involved in the Immigrant Women’s Small Business Expo gives immigrant women, and women in general, the right kind ...

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