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Snow blankets Ottawa, school bus service cancelled

It’s shovel time.

Ottawa was blanketed by a major snow storm last night and we have the road conditions to prove it.

School buses are cancelled in the city and across Eastern Ontario. 135 more words

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Reevely: Ottawa demands more of neighbouring paramedics, but paying less

Ottawa has sought nearly twice as much help from neighbours’ ambulances since it stopped paying for it this year, say the paramedic services that have had to supply it. 1,178 more words

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Egan: Small-town Ontario fears a fentanyl overdose wave

Fentanyl was first a patch, then a wave, now a swamp.

Overnight Monday, there were 11 drug overdoses on Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, with the painkilling opioid as the main suspect. 807 more words

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First responders make dramatic bush rescue after hunter falls from tree stand

A 48-year-old deer hunter was badly hurt Tuesday morning when he tumbled at least 10 metres from a tree stand in the bush about 50 kilometres west of Renfrew. 151 more words

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Building A Fence

Among American poet Robert Frost‎’s best known lines is one about how “good fences make good neighbors.” As a homeowner I have discovered that this can be true. 443 more words


Another Country Church

The sign read “Baptist Church” and the arrow pointed down the road, one I had never been down before. I wondered at the designation.

My family roots are Baptist (among other things) and I had never heard of a Baptist Church being planted in the wilds of Renfrew County, or at least this part of it. 451 more words


Abandoned Cars

Who did they belong to? Why were they abandoned? When we’re they abandoned? Are they really abandoned? Is there a story here?

Technically I am sure we were trespassing, but there were no signs, or at least none in the field we entered the area from. 609 more words