Ambulances and police are shown at the scene of a evacuation and police investigation at the Chimo Hotel in Ottawa on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015.  A 42-year-old man was arrested at the hotel Wednesday following an overnight police investigation linked to the discovery of dangerous chemicals 870 miles away in the Halifax area of Nova Scotia. Authorities evacuated two Halifax neighborhoods and the Ottawa hotel, and the suspect was arrested after negotiations with police, said Ottawa Const. Chuck Benoit. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Fred Chartrand)

TORONTO (AP) — A 42-year-old man was arrested at an Ottawa hotel Wednesday following an overnight investigation linked to the discovery of what police said were dangerous chemicals 1,400 kilometers (870 miles) away in the Halifax area of Nova Scotia.

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