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# ottawa - Saturday 30 April, 2022

Canadian police in face-off with protesters opposed to coronavirus mandates
# Ottawa
# Ottawa

Canadian police in face-off with protesters opposed to coronavirus mandates

Apr 30th 2022, 9:44 AM 19,853 Views 20 Comments

Ottawa police promised that protesters would not be allowed to get a foothold for a prolonged occupation.

# ottawa - Friday 18 February, 2022

Canadian police arrest two leaders of protesting truckers
# Ottawa
# Ottawa

Canadian police arrest two leaders of protesting truckers

Feb 18th 2022, 7:52 AM 16,546 Views 50 Comments

Busloads of police arrived near Ottawa’s Parliament Hill, and workers put up extra fences around government buildings.

# ottawa - Sunday 13 February, 2022

Police arrest remaining anti-vaccine protesters at US-Canada bridge
# Convoy Protests
# Convoy Protests

Police arrest remaining anti-vaccine protesters at US-Canada bridge

Updated Feb 13th 2022, 2:42 PM 28,849 Views 46 Comments

Demonstrators were detained and vehicles were towed near the Ambassador Bridge linking Detroit and Windsor just after dawn.

# ottawa - Friday 11 February, 2022

Canadian judge orders an end to lorry blockade at border bridge
# Canada
# Canada

Canadian judge orders an end to lorry blockade at border bridge

Updated Feb 11th 2022, 10:32 PM 23,149 Views 77 Comments

The stand-off has entered its fifth day.

# ottawa - Thursday 10 February, 2022

Canada truckers block new US border crossing, as more copycat protests spring up
# Oh Canada
# Oh Canada

Canada truckers block new US border crossing, as more copycat protests spring up

Feb 10th 2022, 10:50 PM 19,116 Views 15 Comments

Copycat movements gathered steam as far afield as New Zealand – with a big protest expected to descend on Paris tomorrow.

# ottawa - Wednesday 9 February, 2022

Canadian police threaten to arrest truckers blocking up Ottawa as Trudeau slams 'unacceptable' protests
# The Freedom Convoy
# The Freedom Convoy

Canadian police threaten to arrest truckers blocking up Ottawa as Trudeau slams 'unacceptable' protests

Feb 9th 2022, 10:05 PM 17,541 Views 22 Comments

“You must immediately cease further unlawful activity or you may face charges,” Canadian police said today.

# ottawa - Monday 7 February, 2022

Mayor seeks mediator as Canadian authorities struggle to tackle truckers' Covid-19 protests
# Ottawa
# Ottawa

Mayor seeks mediator as Canadian authorities struggle to tackle truckers' Covid-19 protests

Feb 7th 2022, 9:30 PM 18,950 Views 9 Comments

The protests against Covid-19 health restrictions have began on 9 January.

State of emergency declared in Ottawa due to anti-vaccine mandate convoy
# Canada
# Canada

State of emergency declared in Ottawa due to anti-vaccine mandate convoy

Feb 7th 2022, 8:15 AM 27,947 Views 54 Comments

Thousands of protesters descended in Ottawa again at the weekend.

# ottawa - Saturday 5 February, 2022

More protesters against Covid measures enter Canada capital
# Ottawa
# Ottawa

More protesters against Covid measures enter Canada capital

Feb 5th 2022, 5:45 PM 20,535 Views 47 Comments

Similar protests were planned for other Canadian cities including Toronto and Winnipeg.

# ottawa - Sunday 30 January, 2022

Thousands join protests against Canada’s Covid vaccine mandates
# Canada
# Canada

Thousands join protests against Canada’s Covid vaccine mandates

Jan 30th 2022, 11:47 AM 30,254 Views 72 Comments

As many as 10,000 protesters are expected at the weekend-long rally condemned by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

# ottawa - Thursday 7 March, 2019

Unapologetic Trudeau denies interfering in prosecution of Canadian engineering firm
# Under Fire
# Under Fire

Unapologetic Trudeau denies interfering in prosecution of Canadian engineering firm

Mar 7th 2019, 10:47 PM 9,830 Views 0 Comments

Facing calls to resign, Trudeau addressed the allegations at a news conference today in Ottawa.

# ottawa - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

Saudi Arabian airline suspends flights to Toronto as row intensifies
# Sudden Dispute
# Sudden Dispute

Saudi Arabian airline suspends flights to Toronto as row intensifies

Aug 7th 2018, 8:55 AM 21,605 Views 31 Comments

Saudi Arabia has expelled the Canadian ambassador and frozen “all new business”.

# ottawa - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

'Why can't he be our President?' - Rolling Stone is crushing on Justin Trudeau
# Tru Love
# Tru Love

'Why can't he be our President?' - Rolling Stone is crushing on Justin Trudeau

Jul 26th 2017, 9:42 PM 13,843 Views 92 Comments

Trudeau is quoted as saying he disagrees with Trump “on a whole bunch” of issues.

# ottawa - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

"Excellent instructor" and four Britons killed in seaplane crash
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

"Excellent instructor" and four Britons killed in seaplane crash

Aug 25th 2015, 12:10 PM 12,624 Views 4 Comments

The plane had been flying on a sightseeing tour.

# ottawa - Friday 23 January, 2015

Dublin is almost the best city in the world for North Americans to live in
# So Close
# So Close

Dublin is almost the best city in the world for North Americans to live in

Jan 23rd 2015, 10:49 AM 21,356 Views 24 Comments

Surprisingly, second only to a city in North America

# ottawa - Thursday 8 January, 2015

The new Canadian Ambassador to Ireland is a genuine hero
# Kevin Vickers
# Kevin Vickers

The new Canadian Ambassador to Ireland is a genuine hero

Jan 8th 2015, 6:14 PM 17,929 Views 51 Comments

Kevin Vickers killed the gunman who stormed the Canadian parliament.

# ottawa - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Teenage girl jailed for running prostitution ring and drugging and beating young girls
# Canada
# Canada

Teenage girl jailed for running prostitution ring and drugging and beating young girls

Nov 4th 2014, 10:40 PM 30,719 Views 27 Comments

One victim was forced kicking and screaming into a man’s car at a gas station

# ottawa - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Sergeant-at-Arms who shot Canadian gunman gets standing ovation
# Hero's Welcome
# Hero's Welcome

Sergeant-at-Arms who shot Canadian gunman gets standing ovation

Oct 23rd 2014, 6:28 PM 21,861 Views 49 Comments

Kevin Vickers was given a hero’s welcome in the Canadian Parliament today.

Canadian news anchor brilliantly and thoughtfully addresses the Ottawa shooting
# Oh Canada
From The Daily Edge
# Oh Canada

Canadian news anchor brilliantly and thoughtfully addresses the Ottawa shooting

Oct 23rd 2014, 8:59 AM 4,082 Views 2 Comments

That’s how you do it.

'Canada will never be intimidated, terrorists will have no safe haven'
# Ottawa
# Ottawa

'Canada will never be intimidated, terrorists will have no safe haven'

Oct 23rd 2014, 6:51 AM 7,777 Views 41 Comments

A gunman killed a soldier at a war memorial yesterday.

# ottawa - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

City on lock down after soldier shot dead outside Canada's parliament
# Manhunt
# Manhunt

City on lock down after soldier shot dead outside Canada's parliament

Oct 22nd 2014, 10:47 PM 49,669 Views 108 Comments

A huge manhunt is underway on the streets of Ottawa.

# ottawa - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

What crime would a man with the surname 'Popadick' be arrested for?
# Indecent
From The Daily Edge
# Indecent

What crime would a man with the surname 'Popadick' be arrested for?

Apr 30th 2014, 6:50 PM 2,833 Views 3 Comments

Just make a guess.

# ottawa - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

Canada: 6 dead after double-decker bus crashes into train
# Canada
# Canada

Canada: 6 dead after double-decker bus crashes into train

Sep 18th 2013, 8:54 PM 7,179 Views 3 Comments

Thirty people were injured in the Ottawa collision.

# ottawa - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

Hockey coach is stalked by uncanny lookalike with impressive moustache
# Double Walrus
From The42
# Double Walrus

Hockey coach is stalked by uncanny lookalike with impressive moustache

Jan 22nd 2013, 11:19 AM 3,486 Views 0 Comments

They love a lip-warmer in Canada.

# ottawa - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Suspect sought in Canadian body parts investigation
# Canada
# Canada

Suspect sought in Canadian body parts investigation

May 30th 2012, 9:21 PM 6,089 Views 6 Comments

A hand and foot were discovered in separate mail packages, while a torso was discovered yesterday.

# ottawa - Monday 22 August, 2011

Introducing: the 32 contestants in this year’s Rose of Tralee
# Rose Of Tralee
# Rose Of Tralee

Introducing: the 32 contestants in this year’s Rose of Tralee

Aug 22nd 2011, 7:29 PM 28,098 Views 40 Comments

Which of these 10 Irish and 22 international entrants are ‘lovely and fair’ enough to become the 53rd Rose of Tralee?

# ottawa - Monday 18 July, 2011

Watch: Stages collapses at Ottawa Bluesfest injuring eight people
# Stage Blues
# Stage Blues

Watch: Stages collapses at Ottawa Bluesfest injuring eight people

Jul 18th 2011, 7:41 AM 330 Views 0 Comments

Dramatic video of the collapse was posted to YouTube as winds reached 56 miles per hour at the festival

# ottawa - Wednesday 4 May, 2011

Canadian bishop pleads guilty to possessing child pornography
# Child Pornography
# Child Pornography

Canadian bishop pleads guilty to possessing child pornography

May 4th 2011, 4:47 PM 1,254 Views 0 Comments

The former head of a diocese in Novia Scotia, 70-year-old Raymond Lahey, has pleaded guilty to possessing and importing indecent images of children.