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Ottawa youth set to vote

SEE VIDEO http://www.ottawasun.com/2011/10/05/ottawa-youth-set-to-vote Debates are over, candidates are anxious, voters are searching for their registration cards — let the democratic process begin. Wednesday will be the first time Olivia Jones votes. Jones turned 18 last December and says she didn’t participate in the spring federal election. Jones hails from the Greater Toronto Area and moving […]

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Candidates talk housing during lunch at shelter

SEE VIDEO http://www.ottawasun.com/2011/04/26/candidates-talk-housing-during-lunch-at-shelter Marty Blair stopped into the Shepherds of Good Hope for a hot lunch Tuesday. “I’ve been on the street all night last night,” he said. Blair isn’t alone. In 2010 more than 7,000 people in Ottawa used homeless shelters. “But the most staggering thing was that 832 families actually found themselves in […]

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Ottawa candidates start the race

Scrambled eggs, toast, breakfast sausage, and a side of blue signs kicked off the Conservative campaign in Ottawa’s west end Saturday morning. Nepean-Carleton MPP Lisa MacLeod and Ottawa-West Nepean federal incumbent John Baird riled up the crowd as fellow MP Pierre Poilievre launched his campaign for re-election in Nepean-Carleton at Greenfield’s Pub in Barrhaven. More […]

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Ottawa hospitals to expand MRI services

SEE VIDEO http://www.ottawasun.com/news/ottawa/2011/01/31/17106546.html Relief is on the way for more than 4,000 people on a non-urgent MRI waiting list at the Ottawa Hospital, as three area hospitals are boosting the operating hours for MRI scans. “We will be putting additional shifts on, on evenings, nights and weekends,” said Paula Doering, vice-president of clinical programs at […]

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