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the ottawan cuts through the noise. We read everything, listen to everything, follow the Tweets and the Instas and the Feeds and synthesize it it into one daily morning news brief.

We're creating a new media for Ottawa – one that is not beholden to any one and free to cover what we like, and to cover what really matters to the people that live here.

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