Ottawa

Type: City
Name: Ottawa
Country: Canada
Latitude: 45.419998
Longitude: -75.709999
population: 874,433
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 22 mins ago - 2 reports

Taxi company CEO wants to put the brakes on Uber operating in Ottawa

Driver sharing company Uber is looking to break into the Ottawa market but the head of Ottawa's largest taxi company wants the City to hit the brakes.The president and CEO of Coventry Connections wants all drivers to face the same regulations, whether ... [Published 580 CFRA - 8 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 24 mins ago - 11 reports

South Korea, Canada Sign FTA, Upgrade Ties to Strategic Partnership

Anchor: South Korea and Canada have signed a bilateral free trade agreement (FTA). The leaders of the two countries officially signed the trade accord and agreed to upgrade their countries’ relations to that of a strategic partnership.Our Bae Joo-yon ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 24 mins ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 51 mins ago - 2 reports

Weights and aerobics combo is key to helping obese kids lose weight; Ottawa study

An Ottawa-based study says the key to helping obese kids lose weight is through a combination of weight training, aerobics and healthy eating.The study published today in the Journal of the American Medication Association Pediatrics could set the benchmark ... [Published CTV News - 2 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

Uber needs licence to run in Ottawa

City of Ottawa officials say Uber needs to run under normal taxi rules.Now Playing on CBC Radio RefreshCBC Radio OneListen Live Ottawa changeNow Playing:CBC Radio 2Listen Live Eastern changeNow Playing:Radio 2 Drive03:30 PM to 07:00 PM - EDTCBC Radio ... [Published CBC - 1 hour ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 3 reports

Driver crashes after swerving to miss dump truck

A Grand Haven woman was hurt when she swerved to miss a dump truck Monday morning, Sept. 22, in Robinson Township. Lisa Blackmer, 36, was taken to North Ottawa Community Hospital in stable condition after the 5:40 a.m. crash on North Cedar Street west ... [Published Holland Sentinel - 3 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

Capital Ward: #CBCstreetTalk in Ward 17

From Sept. 22 to Oct. 23, CBC Ottawa will visit the 23 electoral wards in the city of Ottawa to get the inside track on the issues people are talking about on the eve of the upcoming municipal election.On September 23rd CBC Ottawa will be visiting Ward ... [Published CBC - 4 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

OTTAWA TO SELL PETRO-CANADA TO CUT DEFICIT

The Canadian government will sell Petro-Canada Inc. as part of a deficit reduction program.In a federal budget unveiled Feb. 20, Finance Minister Michael Wilson said Ottawa also will cancel federal financial support for the $4.1 billion OSLO oil sands ... [Published Oil and Gas Journal - 4 hours ago]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 6 reports

Ottawa mother wanted for abduction of 17-month-old son

An Ottawa mother is wanted for abduction in connection with the disappearance of her 17-month-old son.Catherine Agulu-Kic Otim, 28, is the target of an investigation that started in early September 2014.Police were contacted after a father claims the ... [Published CTV News - 8 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

Today on the Hill: High-flying antics

'Amazing Race Canada' crowns winner during whirlwind trip to OttawaGoodell: NFL to partner with domestic violence hotline'The Maze Runner' races past 'A Walk Among the Tombstones' with $32.5...What is it like to walk a mile in ALS shoes?Why Winnipeg? ... [Published Orangeville Banner - 9 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 2 reports

Paramedic Memorial Ride arrives in Ottawa Monday

The second annual afternoon. Close to 100 paramedics are wrapping up the four-day bike ride that left Toronto Friday. The goal of the ride is to raise money for a Canadian Paramedic Memorial Monument in Ottawa that would honour lives lost in the line ... [Published 92.3 JACK FM - 10 hours ago]
Entities: Paramedic, Ottawa, Toronto
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 2 reports

Man arrested after crashing into garage in Ottawa Co.

PARK TOWNSHIP, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A West Michigan family gets a frightening wake-up as a car slams into their garage.A man is now behind bars after speeding through an intersection crashing into it.It happened just before midnight in Park Township, ... [Published WWMT - Sep 21 2014]
Entities: Ottawa, Jail, Alcohol
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 2 reports

Ottawa news quiz for Sept. 15 to 21

Advances by the Islamic State jihadist group, and their brutal beheading of two Lebanese soldiers, have sown fear in Lebanon but also bred a strain of ...  More Advances by the Islamic State jihadist group, and their brutal beheading of two Lebanese ... [Published MSN Canada - Sep 21 2014]

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"We will continue to work with the member on the bill" Poilievre said
"I couldn't find a way to amend the bill and actually fix it" she said, recommending the bill be ditched entirely
"Timelines for the completion of this analysis, and possible implementation of any resultant initiatives, are currently being refined."
"Such an insurance requirement may pose a significant burden for shortline and regional railways" said Esther Nagtegaal, assistant deputy minister in the province's infrastructure and transportation department

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Study gives cautious nod to e-tracking tools [Published Inside Toronto - 1 hour ago]
UPDATE 1-Canada may spread oil-by-rail insuranc... [Published CNBC - 1 hour ago]
Chief defends service level after report finds ... [Published 580 CFRA - 1 hour ago]
Police Chief considering scrapping plan to hire... [Published 580 CFRA - 1 hour ago]
Canada/Korea trade pact’s final text signed [Published Canadian Cattlemen - 1 hour ago]
Canada formalizes joint space operations with A... [Published 1057 EZRrock - 1 hour ago]
XINHUA - Canada, South Korea signs free trade deal [Published Namibia Press Agency - 1 hour ago]
Uber needs licence to run in Ottawa [Published CBC - 1 hour ago]
Meat cleaver killer declared not criminally res... [Published Sun News - 1 hour ago]
Canada becomes Korea’s 12th FTA partnership [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 1 hour ago]
Social Security Tribunal saving money, but hear... [Published Star 96 - 1 hour ago]
Park arrives in New York to address U.N. Genera... [Published GlobalPost - 1 hour ago]
Taxpayers to fund three-year mentorship program... [Published National Post - Top Stories - 1 hour ago]
Multi-vehicle crash closes Highway 10 north of ... [Published Orangeville Banner - 1 hour ago]
Agriculture industry welcomes free trade deal w... [Published Sun News - 1 hour ago]
Election rules for MP staffers need to be revie... [Published Sun News - 1 hour ago]
Canada, S.Korea sign long-sought free trade deal [Published Soweto Urban - 1 hour ago]
South Korean free trade deal a key foothold in ... [Published Toronto Star Online - 1 hour ago]
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ISIL adds Canada to global hit list, but Tories... [Published Star 96 - 1 hour ago]
Controversial Bill Gets Harper Gov't Thumbs Up ... [Published Huffington Post Canada - 1 hour ago]
Islamic State group threatens Canadians in new ... [Published CTV News - 1 hour ago]
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Taxpayers to fund three-year mentorship program... [Published National Post - Top Stories - 1 hour ago]
Canada’s air force will hire a team of mentors for its generals after it was determined the senior officers have gaps in expertise as well as in the “cognitive and social abilities” needed for leadership. The goal of the executive mentoring program, ...
U.S. Treasury moves to discourage corporate tax... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - 1 hour ago]
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration said on Monday it will take several actions against corporate tax-avoidance deals known as “inversions” by reducing the tax benefits accessible to inverted companies and by making inversions more difficult to do. ...
Stephen Harper vows to do more at home and abro... [Published National Post - Top Stories - 3 hours ago]
OTTAWA — Prime Minister Stephen Harper vowed to do more both at home and abroad to counter Islamic extremism Monday in response to a new threat levelled directly at Canada. The Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham issued a new audio recording late Sunday ...
Standards Council of Canada approves new nation... [Published PR Newswire: Environment - 4 hours ago]
Download Inuktitut version of this news release  OTTAWA, Sept. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - The Standards Council of Canada (SCC) and CSA Group are pleased to announce the publication of a new National Standard of Canada (NSC) that will support the adaptation of ...
NEWS: Ottawa and Nunavut sign job creation grant [Published Nunatsiaq News - Online - 5 hours ago]
Nunavummiut who want to find work but need to upgrade their skills will get some financial help from Ottawa soon, so long as they can find an employer who’s also willing to contribute.The federal government announced today that Nunavut would be getting ...
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Christyn Cianfarani appointed President of the ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - 9 hours ago]
Background briefing on EU-Canada summit in Ottawa [Published European Council - Press - EN - Sep 21 2014]
Six Canadian cities out of 50 receive top marks... [Published Financial Services - Sep 18 2014]
Wipebook(TM) - The Popular Dry-Erase Notebook -... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Sep 16 2014]
Mitel to Present at CIBC's 13th Annual Eastern ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Sep 15 2014]
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