Ottawa university professors take part in two-day countrywide strike to protest racism

OTTAWA — Some university classes in Ottawa are on hold until Friday, as professors and academics show their solidarity for racial justice by protesting

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COVID-19 roundup for Aug. 30, 2020

OTTAWA — Good morning. Here is the latest news on COVID-19 and its impact on Ottawa. Fast Facts: 20 new cases of COVID-19 were

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Five long-term care home residents test positive for COVID-19 in Quebec

MONTREAL — Five residents in a long-term care home in the Eastern Townships of Quebec have tested positive for COVID-19. A news release from

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Couch lit on fire as Laurier students gather for Ezra Avenue street party

An impromptu street party ended with a couch fire and police investigation. About 1,000 people flocked to Ezra Avenue Monday night, the same Waterloo

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Ottawa roofers pitch in to restore local woman’s unfinished roof for free

OTTAWA — When Janet, who wants to remain anonymous, had her roof replaced, it was left half done by a private contractor. She says

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Search for Bridgewater, N.S., fugitive enters fifth day

HALIFAX — The search for a runaway fugitive in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia, entered its fifth day on Saturday – yielding no arrests. While town

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More parents considering homeschool option amidst coronavirus pandemic

WINDSOR, ONT. — As the province’s back to school plans remain up in the air, homeschooling organization WE Homeschool-Windsor-Essex County says they’ve seen an

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Kawhi Leonard’s arrival at Disney will be delayed: AP source

A person with knowledge of the situation says that Kawhi Leonard did not accompany the Los Angeles Clippers on their flight to Central Florida

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Sask. casinos, bingo halls set to reopen Thursday

REGINA — As COVID-19 restrictions continue to lift in Saskatchewan, casinos and bingo halls are next up in the reopening on July 9. Casinos

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Kids versus seniors: To build classrooms, Saint-Lambert may expropriate home for elderly

MONTREAL — Serenity Gardens in Saint-Lambert is a small seniors’ residence with nine elderly inhabitants. It’s next door to a school that’s bursting with

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