Karen Wright, president of the Civic Hospital Neighbourhood Association, says the issue of banning corporate and union donations all the way through municipal elections is the most important one for the residents of Ottawa. Wayne Cuddington / Ottawa Citizen Re: Time to talk about changing city’s campaign financing rules, March…

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Taxi drivers are probably the angriest workforce in town and, of all the angry taxi drivers, Roy Noja might be the angriest. A burly man of 38, he has built a public profile through a series of YouTube videos that show him gathering undercover evidence on Uber drivers and berating an Ottawa…

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Local Input~ Joanne Liu, International President of Medecins Sans Frontieres, MSF, speaks to the media all through a press conference, in Geneva, Switzerland, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014. The World Health Organization and national governments need to step up their efforts if the West African Ebola outbreak is to be brought…

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(FILES) This August 14,2008 file photo shows a man as he crosses the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) logo in the lobby of CIA Headquarters in Langley, Virginia. The director of the CIA insisted December 9, 2014 that US agents' use of brutal interrogation techniques against Al-Qaeda suspects helped prevent attacks,…

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Coun. Catherine McKenney said she was 'disappointed that a woman wasn’t asked to speak' at a breakfast honouring International Women's Day. Julie Oliver / OTTAWA CITIZEN There’s a certain damned-if-you-do, damned-if-you-don’t quality about marking International Women’s Day, especially for politicians. Hold an event and you want to make sure the…

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National Assembly employee Arianne Mignolet, left, sits at her desk all through a ceremony to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Polytechnique tragedy, Thursday, December 4, 2014 at the legislature in Quebec City. Fourteen white roses are sitting at the main desk, in memory of the 14 women who died…

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi takes part in a joint press conference with Prime Minister Stephen Harper on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, April 15, 2015. Sean Kilpatrick / THE CANADIAN PRESS By the time the extravaganza touched down in Canada on Tuesday, the advance publicity for the whirlwind…

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RACISTS VOTE, say posters going up across Carleton University, sponsored by the group that represents students in residence. SEXISTS VOTE. HOMOPHOBES VOTE. You should vote, the posters tell students, if only to cancel out the votes of people you disagree with. “We have a membership of over 3,500 students and…

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