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2017-06-28

Google’s ‘Home’ Smart Speaker Now Available In Canada

Posted by: Steve

Smart speakers are one of the hottest technology crazes right now, led by Amazon’s ‘Alexa’ line of products. Other big tech companies have followed suit with Google’s ‘Home’ and Apple’s recently announced ‘Homepod’, due out later this year. Now, Google’s

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2017-06-28

End Of An Era As Peter Mansbridge Departs ‘The National’

Posted by: Steve

Peter Mansbridge doesn’t want to make a fuss about leaving the anchor’s chair at CBC’s “The National.” It’s been nearly a year since he told viewers he planned to retire. That will happen this weekend. He’ll deliver his final broadcast

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2017-06-28

Canada Day Eh

Posted by: Codi

It’s Canada Day this Saturday but no ordinary one, its Canada’s 150th and it falls on a Saturday, yes the weekend so that means Monday will be the holiday where some things will remain closed so a phone call ahead

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2017-06-28

Made-in-Canada Device Helps Detect Cancerous Cells in Brain Tumour Surgery

Posted by: Nida

Canadian researchers say they have perfected a fibre-optic probe they developed a few years ago that can detect errant cancer cells during brain tumour surgery — now, with near 100 per cent accuracy. The hand-held, pen-like instrument is able to

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2017-06-28

OPP Targets Aggressive Drivers This Long Weekend

Posted by: Nida

OPP officers will be keeping a close eye on motorists this Canada Day weekend, with a focus on speeding and other forms of aggressive driving.  Speeding is the number one cause of death on OPP-patrolled roads this year. It’s been

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2017-06-27

Want To Know How Your Quality Of Sleep Is Affecting Your Cognitive Function? Read On…

Posted by: Steve

Brain scientists at a Canadian university are hoping to get a better handle on how sleep affects memory, problem solving, and other cognitive functions in what is being called the largest such study ever to be done. The researchers at

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2017-06-27

Vancouver Letter Carrier Harassed By Celebrity Crow

Posted by: Steve

Canada Post says it will only resume mail delivery to three addresses in East Vancouver when it’s safe. Shawn Bergman and his neighbours haven’t received mail for more than a month after reports of repeated attacks by Vancouver’s famous ‘Canuck’

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2017-06-27

Canada Day Road Closures Begin

Posted by: Nida

Some Canada Day road closures are already in place. Week-long road closures come into effect starting today on Wellington Street between Bank and O’Connor.  This as two security entrances are being created for access to Parliament Hill.  As of tomorrow (June

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2017-06-27

Did You Know…

Posted by: Codi

With the TD Ottawa Jazz Festival kicking off its second week in town, some interesting facts about one of the biggest festivals to hit our Nation’s Capital. The TD Ottawa Jazz Festival is the 2nd oldest jazz festival in the

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2017-06-27

Happy 20th Harry Potter!!!

Posted by: Nida

Harry Potter has reached 20 — a ripe old age for a boy wizard.  To celebrate the milestone, faithful readers of the series are the ones getting presents. Bloomsbury, which publishes the J.K. Rowling books, is putting out four new

Read More..

2017-06-28

Google’s ‘Home’ Smart Speaker Now Available In Canada

Posted by: Steve

Smart speakers are one of the hottest technology crazes right now, led by Amazon’s ‘Alexa’ line of products. Other big tech companies have followed suit with Google’s ‘Home’ and Apple’s recently announced ‘Homepod’, due out later this year. Now, Google’s

Read More..

2017-06-28

End Of An Era As Peter Mansbridge Departs ‘The National’

Posted by: Steve

Peter Mansbridge doesn’t want to make a fuss about leaving the anchor’s chair at CBC’s “The National.” It’s been nearly a year since he told viewers he planned to retire. That will happen this weekend. He’ll deliver his final broadcast

Read More..

2017-06-28

Made-in-Canada Device Helps Detect Cancerous Cells in Brain Tumour Surgery

Posted by: Nida

Canadian researchers say they have perfected a fibre-optic probe they developed a few years ago that can detect errant cancer cells during brain tumour surgery — now, with near 100 per cent accuracy. The hand-held, pen-like instrument is able to

Read More..

2017-06-28

OPP Targets Aggressive Drivers This Long Weekend

Posted by: Nida

OPP officers will be keeping a close eye on motorists this Canada Day weekend, with a focus on speeding and other forms of aggressive driving.  Speeding is the number one cause of death on OPP-patrolled roads this year. It’s been

Read More..

2017-06-27

Want To Know How Your Quality Of Sleep Is Affecting Your Cognitive Function? Read On…

Posted by: Steve

Brain scientists at a Canadian university are hoping to get a better handle on how sleep affects memory, problem solving, and other cognitive functions in what is being called the largest such study ever to be done. The researchers at

Read More..

2017-06-27

Vancouver Letter Carrier Harassed By Celebrity Crow

Posted by: Steve

Canada Post says it will only resume mail delivery to three addresses in East Vancouver when it’s safe. Shawn Bergman and his neighbours haven’t received mail for more than a month after reports of repeated attacks by Vancouver’s famous ‘Canuck’

Read More..

2017-06-27

Canada Day Road Closures Begin

Posted by: Nida

Some Canada Day road closures are already in place. Week-long road closures come into effect starting today on Wellington Street between Bank and O’Connor.  This as two security entrances are being created for access to Parliament Hill.  As of tomorrow (June

Read More..

2017-06-27

Happy 20th Harry Potter!!!

Posted by: Nida

Harry Potter has reached 20 — a ripe old age for a boy wizard.  To celebrate the milestone, faithful readers of the series are the ones getting presents. Bloomsbury, which publishes the J.K. Rowling books, is putting out four new

Read More..

2017-06-26

Butter Shortage In France Means Much Higher Prices For The Beloved Croissant

Posted by: Steve

A looming butter shortage in France is pushing the price of croissants to exorbitant levels. One baking industry group is warning of “a major crisis” that could imperil the very existence of the croissant, as we know it. A true

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2017-06-26

New Poll On Being Canadian

Posted by: Nida

As Canada’as 150th fast approaches, a poll commissioned by Historica Canada and conducted by Ipsos, surveyed a number of Canadians about various aspects of Canadiana.  For example, when asked what single word would describe Canada, the most popular answer was

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2017-06-28

Made-in-Canada Device Helps Detect Cancerous Cells in Brain Tumour Surgery

Posted by: Nida

Canadian researchers say they have perfected a fibre-optic probe they developed a few years ago that can detect errant cancer cells during brain tumour surgery — now, with near 100 per cent accuracy. The hand-held, pen-like instrument is able to

Read More..

2017-06-28

OPP Targets Aggressive Drivers This Long Weekend

Posted by: Nida

OPP officers will be keeping a close eye on motorists this Canada Day weekend, with a focus on speeding and other forms of aggressive driving.  Speeding is the number one cause of death on OPP-patrolled roads this year. It’s been

Read More..

2017-06-27

Canada Day Road Closures Begin

Posted by: Nida

Some Canada Day road closures are already in place. Week-long road closures come into effect starting today on Wellington Street between Bank and O’Connor.  This as two security entrances are being created for access to Parliament Hill.  As of tomorrow (June

Read More..

2017-06-27

Happy 20th Harry Potter!!!

Posted by: Nida

Harry Potter has reached 20 — a ripe old age for a boy wizard.  To celebrate the milestone, faithful readers of the series are the ones getting presents. Bloomsbury, which publishes the J.K. Rowling books, is putting out four new

Read More..

2017-06-26

New Poll On Being Canadian

Posted by: Nida

As Canada’as 150th fast approaches, a poll commissioned by Historica Canada and conducted by Ipsos, surveyed a number of Canadians about various aspects of Canadiana.  For example, when asked what single word would describe Canada, the most popular answer was

Read More..

2017-06-26

Murder Investigation In Lowertown

Posted by: Nida

Ottawa Police are investigating an overnight homicide on Rideau Street in Lowertown. Officers responded to reports  of a shooting on Rideau St. around 1 a.m., and found an injured adult male. The victim was then pronounced dead at the scene. Rideau

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2017-06-25

Transit Is The Best Option For Travelling On Canada Day

Posted by: Sylvia Asche Bullard

This Canada Day weekend, there are more downtown activities than ever, resulting in more pedestrian-friendly roads and traffic impacts. Downtown businesses remain open all week. Transit is free on Canada Day and it’s the best option to get around Ottawa.

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2017-06-23

Bono & The Edge Will Join In The Parliament Hill Celebrations On Canada Day

Posted by: Steve

Word about our BIG ‘Canada 150’ party on July 1st seems to be getting out! Rock superstars Bono and The Edge from U2 will be performing a song on Parliament Hill on Canada Day during the early show, although it’s not

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2017-06-23

[Audio Interview] Codi Jeffreys In Conversation With Kenny Rogers

Posted by: Derrick Scott

  The legendary Kenny Rogers comes to TD Ottawa Jazz Festival on Saturday.  Congratulations to all of our ticket winners.  Tickets are still available for The Gambler’s Last Deal –Click Here To Visit The TD Ottawa Jazz Festival Website  

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2017-06-23

Burris And Family Unveil Championship Banner Tonight

Posted by: Nida

Ottawa Redblacks fans are gearing up for the team’s season-0pener tonight at TD Place Stadium.  Should be a full house as the Redblacks take on the Calgary Stampeders  in a rematch of last year’s Grey Cup Final. Retired quarterback Henry Burris

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