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Our Hill

Posted October 25, 2014 by Aaron Wherry

The public returns to Parliament Hill for the first time since Wednesday’s shooting

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Canada

Ottawa shooting: A quiet town holds its own

Posted October 25, 2014 by macleans.ca

Charlotte Gray on why the capital will soon sink back into its usual obscurity

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Canada

Life during wartime: We’re all witnesses to war

Posted October 25, 2014 by Jonathon Gatehouse

The death of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo will affect how we view our military—and the sacrifices of those to come

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Basketball

Scott Stinson: Wiggins, Bennett at crux of Timberwolves’ rebuild

Posted October 25, 2014 by Scott Stinson

MINNEAPOLIS — As the Minnesota Timberwolves and Indiana Pacers warmed up before a pre-season game this week, fans hung over the railing near the entrance to the locker rooms, hoping for a high five or a fist bump as the […]

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Environment

Paul S. Graham: Video: Solidarity with the Pimicikamak Cree Nation

Posted October 25, 2014 by Paul S. Graham

Oct. 23, 2014: Members and supporters of Pimicikamak Cree Nation rallied at Manitoba Hydro’s Winnipeg Headquarters to explain the reasons for their occupation of the Jenpeg Generating Station. Photo: Paul S. Graham

Yesterday, after a week-long occupation of the Jenpeg Generating Station, representatives of the Pimicikamak Cree of Cross Lake brought their protest to Winnipeg. Community members and local supporters rallied at Manitoba Hydro’s downtown headquarters to pray, sing and tell their story to Winnipeg media.

They began with a prayer and followed with a moment of silence and an honour song for Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, the young reservist murdered (Read more…)

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Canada

The final homecoming of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo

Posted October 24, 2014 by Anonymous

Rachel Browne was in Hamilton for the return of a fallen soldier

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General

Winnipeg has the shots but Tampa Bay has the goals as Lightning down Jets

Posted October 24, 2014 by The Canadian Press

By Scott Edmonds WINNIPEG – A well-rested Tampa Bay Lightning got off half as many shots at one point but made a lot more count as they beat the Winnipeg Jets 4-2 Friday night behind solid goaltending from Ben Bishop. […]

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Canada

Comforting Cpl. Nathan Cirillo: ‘I kept telling him he was loved’

Posted October 24, 2014 by Anonymous

Video: Barbara Winters heard gunshots and ran to the fallen soldier’s side

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Canada

QMJHL Roundup: Erne leads Remparts by Titan

Posted October 24, 2014 by Staff

BATHURST, N.B. – Adam Erne had his scoring touch going on Friday. Erne completed his hat trick in overtime as the Quebec Remparts beat the Acadie-Bathurst Titan 5-4 in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action. Olivier Garneau and Nikolas Brouillard … Continue Reading

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CFL

Alouettes beat Redblacks for their fifth win in a row

Posted October 24, 2014 by The Canadian Press

By Darren Desaulniers OTTAWA – Sean Whyte kicked three field goals and the Montreal Alouettes offence did just enough to earn a 23-17 win over the Ottawa Redblacks on Friday. After starting the season with seven losses in their first […]

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Basketball

DeRozan and Raptors edge Knicks in Montreal

Posted October 24, 2014 by The Canadian Press

By Kelsey Patterson MONTREAL – DeMar DeRozan scored 15 points and Jonas Valanciunas added another 13 to give the Toronto Raptors an 83-80 victory over the New York Knicks in a tight contest in NBA pre-season action Friday night at […]

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Canada

‘Without thought,’ Margaret Lehre ran toward the shots

Posted October 24, 2014 by Anonymous

‘That’s what Canadians do, right?’ says the nurse who joined others in trying to save Cpl. Nathan Cirillo

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Canada

Oct. 22, 2014 — a day of terror, a day of heroes

Posted October 24, 2014 by macleans.ca

A free special issue filled with comprehensive coverage of the Ottawa shooting

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General

Nova Scotia man arrested after allegedly exposing himself to young child

Posted October 24, 2014 by Staff

The RCMP in Nova Scotia have charged a 63-year-old man in relation to an indecent act alleged to have occurred earlier this week. On Oct. 22 at approximately 8:40 p.m., Windsor RCMP were notified that an adult male had exposed himself … Continue Reading

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Calgary

Alberta education minister Gord Dirks approved modulars in campaign riding ahead of others where need is greater

Posted October 24, 2014 by Jeremy Nolais

Alberta’s education minister is coming under fire for his prompt approval of two modular classrooms in the very riding where he’s seeking an MLA seat, seemingly even ignoring a ranked priority list the province requires Calgary’s public school board to … Continue Reading

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Canada

Acts of violence pervert teachings of Islam: group

Posted October 24, 2014 by Anonymous

BURNABY, B.C. – The association representing a mosque that ejected the gunman who killed a soldier in Ottawa says people who commit such acts have no religion and no country. In separate news conferences, the B.C. Muslim Association and Canada’s … Continue Reading

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Canada

Coyne: Clear thinking crucial as Ottawa, Quebec attacks may be a dress rehearsal for the real thing

Posted October 24, 2014 by Andrew Coyne

OTTAWA — In the plaza in front of the National War Memorial, a few thousand people gathered on almost no notice Friday to witness the return of the military guard. They stood in silence for the better part of an […]

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General

Metro Saskatoon’s top weekend picks: Phantom of the Opera, creepy crafts and Hometown Hockey Tour

Posted October 24, 2014 by Anonymous

Hometown Hockey tour comes to Saskatoon Hockey fans are in for a treat this weekend as the Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour is bringing some hard-hitting hockey action to Saskatoon on Oct. 25 and Oct. 26. According to the Hometown Hockey … Continue Reading

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General

Metro Regina’s top weekend picks: Spooky Mounties, shock rock and ghost tours

Posted October 24, 2014 by Jacob Morgan

Have a weekend pick for Metro? Send an email to jacob.morgan@metronews.ca. It’s not quite Halloween, but there are already a few costume parties and scary events to keep you entertained in Regina this weekend. Here are Metro Regina’s top picks … Continue Reading

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Canada

B.C. couple accused of spying in China held in near isolation, says son

Posted October 24, 2014 by Anonymous

A Vancouver couple detained in China on suspicion of stealing state secrets has now been held in near isolation for more than 80 days, says their son, who is concerned the detainment is taking a toll on his parents’ health. … Continue Reading

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General

Toronto cyclists pedaling Minimum Grid in upcoming election

Posted October 24, 2014 by Staff

The removal of bike lanes on Jarvis St. will surely be among the many defining moments of Mayor Rob Ford’s administration. Wiped off the road in 2012, only a year and a half after they appeared, the Jarvis lanes became … Continue Reading

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Canada

Maher: After Ottawa attacks, Harper government’s intelligence agenda a cause for worry

Posted October 24, 2014 by Stephen Maher

On Thursday, while all of our hearts were still in our throats, Stephen Harper gave a speech that was overshadowed by the hugs that followed it. “As members know, in recent weeks, I have been saying that our laws and […]

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CFL

Argos host rival Ticats in crucial East Division showdown for both teams

Posted October 24, 2014 by The Canadian Press

By Dan Ralph TORONTO – For Scott Milanovich and the Toronto Argonauts, it’s the most important game of the 2014 season. The Argos (6-9) host their archrivals, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, in a crucial contest Saturday afternoon at Rogers Centre. The […]

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Canada

Gun bill debate on hold after Ottawa shooting

Posted October 24, 2014 by The Canadian Press

OTTAWA – This week’s traumatic shootout on Parliament Hill has prompted the Harper government to put off debate on a controversial gun bill.
Debate on Bill C-42 had been scheduled…

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Canada

Toronto FC looks to end disappointing MLS campaign with a win in New England

Posted October 24, 2014 by The Canadian Press

By Neil Davidson TORONTO – A season that started with such promise for Toronto FC wraps up Saturday with a whimper rather than a bang. Toronto (11-14-8) visits playoff-bound New England (16-13-4) with nothing on the line. A Houston win […]

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Canada

Canadians pay respects at re-opened National War Memorial

Posted October 24, 2014 by The Canadian Press

Onlookers laid flowers at the War Memorial where Cpl. Nathan Cirillo fell

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Election

Toronto election: What to watch for Monday night (video)

Posted October 24, 2014 by Rob Granatstein

After a marathon election campaign, some remarkable twists and turns, candidates coming and going, the Toronto election campaign is finally, thankfully almost over. Sure, there are some great ward battles to watch. Can Mary Fragedakis and Paula Fletcher hold their seats? […]

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General

Vancouver Photos of the Week

Posted October 24, 2014 by Rebecca Bollwitt

© 2004-2014 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. Leaves and branches litter the streets after a blustery and rainy night, and sunshine predictably pokes through the clouds in the afternoon. It’s late October in Vancouver and mother nature is putting on a show as we get our boots muddy and plan seasonal activities with friends and family. […]

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Canada

Ottawa shooting: What we still don’t know three days later

Posted October 24, 2014 by Postmedia News

By Andrew Duffy “Possible shots fired.” This week’s response to the dramatic events in Ottawa began Wednesday at 9:52 a.m. with an all-too-familiar 911 call. It was followed, within a minute, by a dispatcher’s startling That ignited an unprecedented emergency […]

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General

Trashy’s World: Ottawa City Council candidates worth voting for!

Posted October 24, 2014 by trashee

I have already endorsed some of these candidates in past posts, but being that it is only a few days till E Day, I thought I’d go over some of them again. Jean Cloutier will be a fine representative for Alta Vista on Council. Jean and I have worked together at the Canterbury Community Association for […]

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Alberta

Divide and conquer: Jim Prentice’s by-election strategy

Posted October 24, 2014 by Colby Cosh

How the Alberta premier plans to try to save his increasingly unpopular, scandal-plagued PC party

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Canada

Tracking Cpl. Nathan Cirillo’s final trip home

Posted October 24, 2014 by Anonymous

We follow an emotional last ride for Cpl. Cirillo through tweets and photos as his body heads to Hamilton along the Highway of Heroes

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Canada

Grizzly toll: B.C’s controversial trophy bear hunt

Posted October 24, 2014 by Nancy Macdonald

While bear tourism has become an economic boon, the province is expanding a trophy bear hunt that is controversial with both scientists and First Nations

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Canada

Video: Ottawa citizens on where they were during the shooting

Posted October 24, 2014 by macleans.ca

We hear from Ottawans about where they were on a horrifying day—and how they’re grappling with its wake

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Canada

In the aftermath of Parliament Hill’s trauma, three key questions

Posted October 24, 2014 by John Geddes

Laws to pass, ‘lone wolves’ to combat, and innocence long lost

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Canada

Cpl. Nathan Cirillo’s girlfriend speaks on the tragedy

Posted October 24, 2014 by macleans.ca

Cpl. Cirillo’s girlfriend Lili Albrecht speaks about the kind of person he was

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Canada

David Frum on the allure of radical Islam in Canada

Posted October 24, 2014 by Anonymous

After the shock and sorrow, Canadian law and its institutions will adapt to the threat — and surmount it

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Events

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

Posted October 24, 2014 by Rebecca Bollwitt

© 2004-2014 Rebecca Bollwitt – Miss604. This weekend Vancouver Whitecaps FC hope to clinch a playoff spot, zombies will dance in Surrey, the West Coast Women’s Show will entertain in Abbotsford, and local attractions will host Halloween-themed events. Rain or shine you can check out some Halloween Walking Tours, Watch Halloween Movies, visit Haunted Houses, […]

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General

Our House gets back to its business

Posted October 23, 2014 by Aaron Wherry

We are here and here we are

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