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2018-04-23

Julian Lennon Marks Earth Day With Children’s Book

Posted by: Nida

Julian Lennon has released the second of his trilogy of books to educate children about saving the planet. “Heal The Earth” came out on Earth Day yesterday. It’s about a group of children flying around the world learning about saving

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2018-04-20

Mexican Court Blocks Sale Of Frida Kahlo Barbie Doll

Posted by: Steve

According to distant relatives of the late Mexican artist Frida Kahlo, a temporary injunction has been granted to stop sales of a ‘Frida’ Barbi’ doll. Kahlo’s great-niece Mara de Anda Romeo argued that toy-maker Mattel doesn’t have the rights to

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2018-04-20

Saturday, April 21st Is Record Store Day In Canada

Posted by: Steve

Record Store Day (on April 21st) is an annual event which celebrates local independent record stores, and their customers, with parties, in-store performances and special releases. It’s a day that spans genres and unites music lovers of all ages. In Ottawa,

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2018-04-20

More Road Closure Alerts Today And Tomorrow

Posted by: Codi

Just a little heads up for the weekend that sections of the Queen Elizabeth Driveway and Colonel By Drive will be temporarily closed to motor vehicle traffic today and tomorrow. These closures are necessary to remove the Rideau Canal Skateway

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2018-04-20

Stars Of Scarface Reunite 35 Years Later

Posted by: Nida

Old “Scarface” friends said hello again at a 35th anniversary screening Thursday that reunited stars Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer and Steven Bauer and filmmaker Brian De Palma for an evening full of reflection on how the ferocious and garish gangster

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2018-04-20

Local Road Work Projects For Next Week

Posted by: Nida

Spring means a ramp-up of construction projects across the capital region. Here are some upcoming road work projects in the west and east ends that will have an impact on traffic starting next Monday: Eagleson Road – Eagleson Road will

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2018-04-19

Yale’s Happiness & Well-being Course Now Available Online For Free!

Posted by: Steve

Yet another reason to smile! After breaking registration records, Yale University’s “Psychology and the Good Life” has been re-purposed into a free online course that anyone can take. Psychology professor Laurie Santos debuted the class in the 2018 spring semester,

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2018-04-19

Tom Cochrane’s Song Proceeds Donated To Humboldt Fund

Posted by: Nida

Juno award-winning singer-songwriter Tom Cochrane has released a reworked version of his song “Big League” and plans to donate the proceeds to a fund to support those affected by this month’s hockey team bus crash in Saskatchewan.  Cochrane played an

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2018-04-18

Sara Bareilles & Josh Groban Named 2018 Tony Award Hosts

Posted by: Steve

Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban will be co-hosting the 72nd annual Tony Awards ceremony in New York City on June 10th. Sara Bareilles was a 2016 Tony nominee for the score she wrote for Waitress. She also was recently seen

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2018-04-18

Willow’s Passing Marks The End Of A Long Line Of Royal Corgis

Posted by: Steve

The Queen has lost a sentimental and much loved link to her teenage years with the death of her last purebred corgi, Willow. The dog had been suffering from a cancer-related illness and had to be put down at Windsor

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2018-04-23

Julian Lennon Marks Earth Day With Children’s Book

Posted by: Nida

Julian Lennon has released the second of his trilogy of books to educate children about saving the planet. “Heal The Earth” came out on Earth Day yesterday. It’s about a group of children flying around the world learning about saving

Read More..

2018-04-20

Mexican Court Blocks Sale Of Frida Kahlo Barbie Doll

Posted by: Steve

According to distant relatives of the late Mexican artist Frida Kahlo, a temporary injunction has been granted to stop sales of a ‘Frida’ Barbi’ doll. Kahlo’s great-niece Mara de Anda Romeo argued that toy-maker Mattel doesn’t have the rights to

Read More..

2018-04-20

Saturday, April 21st Is Record Store Day In Canada

Posted by: Steve

Record Store Day (on April 21st) is an annual event which celebrates local independent record stores, and their customers, with parties, in-store performances and special releases. It’s a day that spans genres and unites music lovers of all ages. In Ottawa,

Read More..

2018-04-20

Stars Of Scarface Reunite 35 Years Later

Posted by: Nida

Old “Scarface” friends said hello again at a 35th anniversary screening Thursday that reunited stars Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer and Steven Bauer and filmmaker Brian De Palma for an evening full of reflection on how the ferocious and garish gangster

Read More..

2018-04-20

Local Road Work Projects For Next Week

Posted by: Nida

Spring means a ramp-up of construction projects across the capital region. Here are some upcoming road work projects in the west and east ends that will have an impact on traffic starting next Monday: Eagleson Road – Eagleson Road will

Read More..

2018-04-19

Yale’s Happiness & Well-being Course Now Available Online For Free!

Posted by: Steve

Yet another reason to smile! After breaking registration records, Yale University’s “Psychology and the Good Life” has been re-purposed into a free online course that anyone can take. Psychology professor Laurie Santos debuted the class in the 2018 spring semester,

Read More..

2018-04-19

Tom Cochrane’s Song Proceeds Donated To Humboldt Fund

Posted by: Nida

Juno award-winning singer-songwriter Tom Cochrane has released a reworked version of his song “Big League” and plans to donate the proceeds to a fund to support those affected by this month’s hockey team bus crash in Saskatchewan.  Cochrane played an

Read More..

2018-04-18

Sara Bareilles & Josh Groban Named 2018 Tony Award Hosts

Posted by: Steve

Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban will be co-hosting the 72nd annual Tony Awards ceremony in New York City on June 10th. Sara Bareilles was a 2016 Tony nominee for the score she wrote for Waitress. She also was recently seen

Read More..

2018-04-18

Willow’s Passing Marks The End Of A Long Line Of Royal Corgis

Posted by: Steve

The Queen has lost a sentimental and much loved link to her teenage years with the death of her last purebred corgi, Willow. The dog had been suffering from a cancer-related illness and had to be put down at Windsor

Read More..

2018-04-17

Tartan Day Celebrations To Be Held On Parliament Hill On Sunday

Posted by: Steve

Tartan Day has been celebrated in Canada since 1986, when the idea of celebrating Scottish heritage and history became a project in Nova Scotia, spearheaded by Jean Watson – Scot of the Year in 2007. Ms. Watson and her team

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2018-04-23

Julian Lennon Marks Earth Day With Children’s Book

Posted by: Nida

Julian Lennon has released the second of his trilogy of books to educate children about saving the planet. “Heal The Earth” came out on Earth Day yesterday. It’s about a group of children flying around the world learning about saving

Read More..

2018-04-20

Stars Of Scarface Reunite 35 Years Later

Posted by: Nida

Old “Scarface” friends said hello again at a 35th anniversary screening Thursday that reunited stars Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer and Steven Bauer and filmmaker Brian De Palma for an evening full of reflection on how the ferocious and garish gangster

Read More..

2018-04-20

Local Road Work Projects For Next Week

Posted by: Nida

Spring means a ramp-up of construction projects across the capital region. Here are some upcoming road work projects in the west and east ends that will have an impact on traffic starting next Monday: Eagleson Road – Eagleson Road will

Read More..

2018-04-19

Tom Cochrane’s Song Proceeds Donated To Humboldt Fund

Posted by: Nida

Juno award-winning singer-songwriter Tom Cochrane has released a reworked version of his song “Big League” and plans to donate the proceeds to a fund to support those affected by this month’s hockey team bus crash in Saskatchewan.  Cochrane played an

Read More..

2018-04-17

Hollywood Mourns The Loss Of “Night Court” Judge

Posted by: Nida

Harry Anderson, the actor, comedian and magician best known for playing Judge Harry Stone on the sitcom Night Court, died Monday at his home in Asheville, North Carolina. He was 65. No foul play is suspected. Anderson started his career as

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2018-04-16

Ice Storm-Thousands Without Power

Posted by: Brian

The severe weather is keeping Hydro Ottawa crews busy today with more than 100 outages across the city, leaving approximately 22,000 customers without power. Employees with Hydro Quebec were frantically working to restore power to 31,000 customers affected by the

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2018-04-16

Celebrate Astronomy Day At The Aviation Museum This Weekend

Posted by: Nida

This Saturday April 21st marks International Astronomy Day around the world. Shopping malls, museums and libraries will play host to various astronomy clubs and groups. They will be setting up display tables, telescopes and possibly inflatable planetariums to celebrate the

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2018-04-13

Night Owls Beware!

Posted by: Nida

Are you one of those who loves to stay up very late at night or well into the morning hours? That may not be such a good thing in terms of your health.  A new study suggests being a night

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2018-04-12

#Jerseys For Humboldt

Posted by: Brian

School children are wearing them, so is Mayor Jim Watson. Ottawans are wearing their  hockey jerseys today to honour the victims and support the survivors of last Friday’s Humboldt bus crash. Members of the Canadian Forces were authorized to wear

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2018-04-12

What’s Wrong With This Picture?

Posted by: Nida

A commemorative royal wedding plate has surfaced ahead of next month’s Royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. However, there’s something distinctively different about this plate.  It features the face of a different groom; none other than British singer-songwriter

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