Ottawa Citizen publishes front page apology to police officer

Canada's Ottawa Citizen today published an above the fold front page apology to a police officer it falsely accused of violating a citizen's rights.

Here's the apology, which is also online:

The paper ran Friday's apology in the same location as Thursday's original story by crime reporter Gary Dimmock. Here's how it began:

Here's today's front page, with the apology:

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