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Flu season in Ottawa: where to get your shots The first community flu clinics opens Saturday in Kanata. Here is the day-by-day list of the community and hospital clinics available across the city this flu season.
CBC.ca | 2 hours, 9 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Royals edge Giants in World Series Game 3: Griffin SAN FRANCISCO—It was a game any manager would love. On Friday at a sold-out AT&T Park, the Royals defeated the Giants 3-2 to take a one-game lead in the World Series heading to Game 4. Though AL managers have often struggled with the NL rules, Roya
TheStar.com | 7 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Brampton mayor successfully appeals audit payback amount Brampton Mayor Susan Fennell has dramatically reduced the amount she must pay back to taxpayers after appealing the results of a forensic audit that found she should return $34,118.In her report Friday, Janet Leiper, the appeal arbitrator hired by the cit
TheStar.com | 8 hours, 40 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Tories hint at even tougher anti-terror laws OTTAWA—The Conservative government suggested Friday it will bring in even tougher anti-terror powers than previously planned, as a highly charged week of violence left MPs emotionally drained and the opposition warning against a rush to legislative
TheStar.com | 9 hours, 41 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Canadians in Ottawa and along Highway of Heroes pay respects to dead soldier OTTAWA—Thousands of Canadians turned out Friday to salute a fallen soldier’s emotional return home and his comrades’ brave return to duty.From Ottawa to Hamilton, bystanders packed the overpasses and crowded the roadside to stand in s
TheStar.com | 9 hours, 51 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Former Chow strategist suing Tory official for $100K Former Olivia Chow strategist Warren Kinsella is proceeding with a $100,000 lawsuit against John Tory campaign official Nick Kouvalis for tweets he alleges are defamatory.The Twitter showdown in question dates back to late August, when Kouvalis tweeted: &
TheStar.com | 10 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Blue Jays not likely on Joe Maddon's radar: Griffin KANSAS CITY—Whenever you ask Blue Jays GM Alex Anthopoulos whether he’s involved in trade talks regarding major-league stars on the market, his answer is the same. He insists he never talks specifics. All he can do is confirm his strong beli
TheStar.com | 11 hours ago | comment? | recommend
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Refugee access to social assistance would be limited under budget bill OTTAWA—Buried in the Harper government’s latest omnibus budget bill is legislation that could restrict the ability of refugee claimants to access social assistance.The move follows the government’s decision to limit refugee claimants&
TheStar.com | 11 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Big Ideas: Your Top 10 and your Toronto mayoral candidates' stance What do Torontonians want? A better, more livable city. After 10 months, the Toronto Star/Martin Prosperity Institute Big Ideas project has now set the stage for change and produced a transformative Top 10 list of the civic ideas that matter most to Toron
TheStar.com | 11 hours, 37 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Tracking down 'lone wolf' terror an elusive target OTTAWA—Justin Bourque was not a terrorist, but he terrorized. The 24-year-old murdered three RCMP officers and wounded two others in an attack on Canada’s east coast this summer. Described as depressed, emotionally and financially unstable,
TheStar.com | 11 hours, 52 minutes ago | comment? | recommend