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Venezuelan authorities use excessive force against anti-Maduro protesters

Venezuelan authorities use excessive force against anti-Maduro protesters

Venezuelan security forces executed and used excessive force against people in an escalation of their policy of repressions as a means of controlling the people of Venezuela. In a recent report titled 'Venezuela: Hunger, punishment and fear, the formula for repression used by authorities under Nicolás [...]

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Anderson Cooper is coming to Ottawa

Anderson Cooper is coming to Ottawa

On Sunday March 31st, Anderson Cooper is trading in his seat as anchor of CNN's "Anderson Cooper 360" for an appearance at the National Arts Centre. As part of the "Unique Lives & Experiences series, Cooper will talk about his passions, share his perspectives and answer your questions [...]

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Ethics Commissioner must conduct investigation into alleged political direction in SNC-Lavalin prosecution

Ethics Commissioner must conduct investigation into alleged political direction in SNC-Lavalin prosecution

Photo credit: Sean Kilpatrick (The Canadian Press) Today, Democracy Watch released the letter it has sent to federal Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner Mario Dion calling on him to delegate an inquiry into whether Prime Minister Trudeau or anyone in the PMO violated the federal government [...]

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The Lasting Legacy of Tim Hortons Co-Founder, Ron Joyce

The Lasting Legacy of Tim Hortons Co-Founder, Ron Joyce

Ron Joyce, Nova Scotia native and co-founder of Canada's favourite doughnut chain, has passed away at the age of 88. It is with great sadness that the family of Ron Joyce shares the news of his passing. On behalf of the Joyce family, Steven Joyce released the following statement: "My father [...]

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Yannick LaSalle Wins 2019 Canadian Culinary Championships

Yannick LaSalle Wins 2019 Canadian Culinary Championships

From left to right: Chef Christopher Hill (Taste Restaurant Group – Saskatoon), Chef Yannick LaSalle (Les Fougères – Chelsea, QC) and Chef Dave Bohati (Murrieta’s – Calgary). This past weekend, eleven of Canada’s top chefs competed in three gruelling competitions [...]

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Coming Soon: Cast your vote for Ottawa's best

Coming Soon: Cast your vote for Ottawa's best

After over 20 years writing about life in Ottawa, we think we have a pretty good idea of the best of what this city has to offer. For the better half of this past year we've shared our top picks with you, from hotels, live music venues, local brews, museums and more! Hopefully you've been following [...]

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The Chronicle Herald

The Chronicle Herald

Crown seeks jail time for Halifax cop who stole from cabbie https://www.thechronicleherald.ca/news/local/crown-seeks-jail-time-for-halifax-cop-who-stole-from-cabbie-274765/

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BEST OF OTTAWA 2018: Festivals

BEST OF OTTAWA 2018: Festivals

After over 20-years writing about life in Ottawa, we think we have a pretty good idea of the best of what this city has to offer. In this weekly series, we’ll share our picks with you - our top hotels, live music venues, local brews, bands and more. Check, share and discuss #OLMBest every week! [...]

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Ottawa's Top News Stories of 2018

Ottawa's Top News Stories of 2018

Tornadoes Touchdown On the afternoon of September 21, 2018, a localized outbreak in the national capital region of 6 tornadoes impacted eastern Ontario and southern Quebec. The Dunrobin-Gatineau tornado was classified as a high-end EF3, with winds reaching 265 km/h. Dubbed Ottawa-Gatineau’s tornadoes, [...]

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BEST OF OTTAWA 2018: Live Music Venues

BEST OF OTTAWA 2018: Live Music Venues

After over 20-years writing about life in Ottawa, we think we have a pretty good idea of the best of what this city has to offer. In this weekly series, we’ll share our picks with you - our top hotels, live music venues, local brews, bands and more. Check, share and discuss #OLMBest every week! [...]

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