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Ottawa Police Pay Big Time For Wrongful Arrest

Roxanne Carr was “tremendously relieved” after being awarded $255,000 for a wrongful arrest and imprisonment civil lawsuit against the Ottawa Police Service, her lawyer said Monday, July 24. Superior Court Justice Sylvia Corthorn released the judgment on Friday, July 21, following a seven-year ordeal. Carr felt vindicated by the decision over her 2008 arrest and treatment while detained in th ....

Posters from Hamilton Fringe Festival defaced by Bible verses

The Hamilton Fringe Festival continues this weekend and according to organisers, it has been an unprecedented year. The show features performers from New Zealand and combines stand-up and sketch comedy with circus acts. Organisers say word of mouth is how they’ve been able to break sales records this year. The festival was founded in October 2002, with the first event taking place in the ....

Terrorism: Dying CIA Agent Confesses: “We Blew Up WTC”

Former CIA operative Malcom Howard, 79, claims that he was part of a secret CIA mission that destroyed the World Trade Center building 7. After recently learning that he only has a few weeks to live, Howard now wants to tell all, according to Disclose.tv. Howard worked as a CIA operative for 36 years, where he started as a civil engineer before becoming an expert in explosives. H ....

Local Business paid off by Ottawa-Frankfurt Air Service

Air Canada had offered a non-stop service from Ottawa’s Macdonald–Cartier International Airport to Frankfurt, Germany in 2008. Frankfurt is not only a global center for commerce, FRA airport is a major European hub from where Lufthansa -Air Canada’s Star Alliance Partner - connects to a vast network of cities ranging from Abuja to Zurich. Popular final destinations for Ottawa-Gatineau o ....

Ottawa Long-Term Care Home Bans Family Members Who Complain

Two women claim that the city-run long-term care home where their mothers reside has been using threats of fines and no trespass notices in an effort to prevent them from visiting because they complained about the inadequate care and poor hygiene practices. One of the women was escorted out by a security guard while her mother, who has dementia, watched in horror. The other woman was given a noti ....

Ontario Universities Grow Dependent On Foreign Student Fees

According to research by CBC News, Universities in Ontario are becoming increasingly dependent on fees from international students to cover the bottom line. Provincial government has encouraged universities to ramp up international recruitment which has caused the number of foreign students attending Ontario universities to increase by 88.5 % over a six year span. In the past fou ....

Ottawa Hospital: Surgical delays increase risk of death

According to a groundbreaking study at The Ottawa Hospital, which was published Monday, July 10, in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, patients who have their emergency surgery delayed have a higher risk of death. Records show that out of the 15,160 emergency surgeries between Jan. 2012 and Oct. 2014, almost 19% faced a delay. Records also show that 3.2% of non-delayed patients died compar ....

Ottawa: Sharbot Lake Parents blame hospital for son’s suicide

Mikeal Teal’s distraught family is demanding to know why their teenage son was sent home from the hospital after two previous suicide attempts. They feel that he didn’t receive the proper attention or care and question why the health-care system didn’t do more. His mother, Leslee, and step-father, Allan Whan, first noticed Mikeal’s mood drastically change a year ago. As he grew more dist ....

Ottawa: PM Trudeau has ‘secret’ lunch at local chip truck

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau joined a group of four friends on July 16, for a “secret” lunch and enjoyed some homemade fries in Gloucester, England. “It was a big secret,” said Morin, 49, who owns Claude Chip Wagon. “I heard it was going to rain (the day of the visit) and I was disappointed, but I rented a tent just in case — I did not want to miss this opportunity.” It started w ....

North Korea Pushed To ‘Tipping Point’ By U.S.

After deploying two U.S. bombers near its border, North Korea insists that they are reaching the “tipping point” of nuclear war. Pyongyang has accused the United States and South Korea of “military provocation,” and said a nuclear war “would inevitably lead to another world war.” During a rare live-fire drill, US Air Force bombers flew close to the fortified border, which splits Nort ....

U.S. Treasury Secretary Promises No Tax Increase… For The Rich

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Sunday, July 9, that Trump’s administration is “absolutely committed” to passing its new tax overhaul through Congress this year, which includes no tax increase for the wealthiest Americans. "Our plan is to have a full-blown release of the plan in the beginning of September, with being able to vote and getting this passed before the end of the ....

Refugees rounded up rough sleeping in Paris streets

At least 2000 refugees and migrants were rounded up off the streets in Paris, by the police, where they had been sleeping for weeks in squalid and unsanitary conditions.Riot officers watched as the refugees were being bused to temporary shelters in school gymnasiums. Refugees and migrants had arrived in hundreds in the Port de la Chapelle area of northern Paris, sleeping under the road bridges an ....

Current Status of Online Gambling Regulation in Canada

Online gambling in Canada exists in a strange legal grey area. While it’s technically illegal for citizens to play for real money at any facility based outside of the province they live, millions still do it. The huge online casinos and sports books of the world have no problem with offering their services to the people of Canada, and they’re often favored over the much smaller state offerings ....

New Russo-France relations

Anti- Islamic and anti-Russian mindset of the West is all well known. While Europe hates Islam more than USA, both USA and Europe hate Russia for reasons known to the world. Like Islam which as the final religion of the universe is seen by anti-Islamic forces and nations as a serious threat to their own religions, Russia is also viewed as a threat to global capitalism and imperialism in which the ....

After Mideast, President Trump calls on Pope Francis at the Vatican

One gets the impression that US President Donald Trump could lead his nation and world at large to a new world without conflicts. However, if he misleads the world by his mischief as a usual US leader, then,  like his predecessors have done before him, would betray the humanity beyond Mideast and the  humanity would be  the silent victim to  war mongers and looters.   US ....

Iran: Hassan Rouhani Get Re-Elected President

The Iranian president, Hassan Rouhani, has been re-elected in a landslide victory, endorsing his efforts to re-engage with the west and offer greater freedoms at home. With a huge turnout, polling stations stayed open until midnight in parts of the country, defying concerns that moderates disillusioned by the weak economy or slow pace of change would not vote. The president received close to 23 mi ....

John Summers: Bell Baker Lawyer Ridicules Motherhood and Society

Action has always been known to speak louder than words. The actions of John Summers, an Ottawa based lawyer has left a lot of well-meaning citizens dumbfounded and shocked. This is a lawyer who claims to really value human decency and family values with his words but does the complete apparent opposite with his actions. Fabricating lies about another person in the court of law is an offence ....

America Prepares for World War III Soon Suggests Mural

At a point in time when a ‘self-proclaimed messenger of God’ by name Horacio Villegas and other conspiracy theorists predict the beginning of World War III, it appears that such claims have been given further proof by murals found at the Denver International Airport. For an airport to be filled with such murals makes it a bit hard to not believe that America is really preparing for the inc ....
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