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IN THE NEWS: Wednesday, Sept. 18

Here’s what you need to know for this final summer Wednesday in the capital. The show must go on? After months of public consultation, the National Capital Commission (NCC) provided an update Tuesday on the state of the ongoing project to revitalize Lebreton Flats, CTV News Ottawa reported. While NCC CEO Tobi Nussbaum said the idea of including an arena...
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Members of disability community protest new ODSP disability definition

Dependent on the government for life sustaining income, ACORN members and several community members reached out to protest on the changes to the definition of disability for eligibility for Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) on July 11.  The new proposed definition of disability takes up on a similar definition offered by Canada’s Revenue Agency that requires one to be in...