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'It looks like a war scene': Ottawa mayor warns it will take days to restore power after tornado

About 150,000 Hydro Ottawa customers alone remain without power and residents are surveying the devastating damage after a twister ripped through the area and neighbouring Quebec on Friday — and the city's mayor warns it could take days to restore service.

Ticketmaster secret scalper program targeted by class-action lawyers

A U.S. law firm is seeking to launch a class-action lawsuit on behalf of fans who purchased inflated resale tickets through Ticketmaster, on the heels of a CBC News/Toronto Star investigation.

What gun owners need to know about Ottawa's new firearms bill

The Liberal government is poised to pass new firearms legislation — changes to the country's firearms regime that Ottawa says are "modest" but necessary reforms to help tamp down on the frequency of violent gun crime. Here's what is in Bill C-71.

Ottawa-Gatineau tornado damage in video and photos

Hydro poles snapped into pieces, trees crushed homes and debris from flattened homes was strewn throughout neighbourhoods after a tornado and high winds struck the Ottawa-Gatineau region Friday. Video and photos by CBC journalists and residents capture the aftermath of the storms.

Canadian companies are losing ground to China in the developing world, Trudeau's UN ambassador says

Justin Trudeau is preparing a pitch to Canada's private sector, to be delivered at the United Nations General Assembly Monday — invest in the developing world as a way to build Canada's brand at home and abroad.

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