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Ottawa: Federal capital of Canada
Ottawa is the capital city of Canada. It stands on the south bank of the Ottawa River in the eastern portion of southern Ontario. Ottawa borders Gatineau, Quebec, and forms the core of the Ottawa–Gatineau census metropolitan area (CMA) and the National Capital Region (NCR). As of 2016, Ottawa had a city population of 934,243 and a metropolitan population of 1,323,783 making it the fourth-largest city and the fifth-largest CMA in Canada. In June 2019, the City of Ottawa estimated it had surpassed a population of a million.

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China charges two Canadians with alleged spying [Video]

China charges two Canadians with alleged spying

Chinese prosecutors said on Friday that they have charged two detained Canadians for alleged espionage, in a case that has driven a diplomatic wedge between Ottawa and Beijing. Adam Reed reports.

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Trudeau takes a knee at anti-racism rally [Video]

Trudeau takes a knee at anti-racism rally

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau joined thousands of demonstrators at an anti-racism protest in Ottawa on Friday, taking a knee in solidarity with people of color who have died from police..

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Trudeau: Canadians watched in 'horror' scenes outside White House [Video]

Trudeau: Canadians watched in 'horror' scenes outside White House

Asked by a reporter for his reaction to U.S. federal police removing protesters from outside the White House the night before, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said, "we all watch in horror and..

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