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2019-07-18

Military & Musical Spectacular Fortissimo Starts Tonight On Parliament Hill

Posted by: Steve

Soldiers of the Ceremonial Guard put on a spectacular show at Fortissimo: Beating Retreat Ceremony nightly on Parliament Hill this Thursday, July 18 to Saturday, July 20. FREE! Fortissimo is a military and musical spectacular created for the lawns of

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2019-07-18

Simba Not Welcome On NCC Property

Posted by: Steve

Ads promoting the new Lion King movie started appearing on NCC and City of Ottawa property this week. The painted ads were found on the Rideau Canal pathway, and along Elgin Street near the National Arts Centre. It’s not clear

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2019-07-18

Survey Results – Kids In Western Countries Would Rather Become YouTubers Than Astronauts

Posted by: Steve

50 years ago, a Saturn V rocket launched from Kennedy Space Center carrying Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins to the Moon. On July 20th, 1969, Armstrong and Aldrin would land on the Moon and inspire a generation of

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2019-07-17

Jewel Cruise

Posted by: Derrick Scott

  Experience a beautiful afternoon on the water, cruising the Rideau River, a National Historic Site of Canada and UNESCO World Heritage Site with your closest friends with The Jewel Cruise.   You and four friends will spend Saturday August

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2019-07-16

Local Television Host, Actor, Singer, Bill Luxton Sr. Has Died

Posted by: Steve

R.I.P. former local broadcaster, Bill Luxton Sr., who tragically drowned in his back yard pool in Westboro on Sunday. He was 92. Bill was part of the local scene at CJOH-TV – now CTV Ottawa – for 27 years as

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2019-07-16

Apollo 11, Lift Off To The Moon, 50 Years Ago Today

Posted by: Brian

Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins returned to Launch Complex 39-A at the Kennedy Space Center this morning — the exact spot where he flew to the moon 50 years ago with Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin. Armstrong died seven years

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2019-07-15

How Do You Say Brain Freeze In Latin? Try ‘Sphenopalatine Ganglioneuralgia’

Posted by: Steve

The next time you eat ice cream, and your forehead starts throbbing with a sharp pain, you might want to consider what is actually causing that headache. According to Johns Hopkins University, the bout of radiating pain in your head after

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2019-07-15

Step Aside Idris Elba – The New 007 Will Reportedly Be British Actress Lashana Lynch

Posted by: Steve

With Daniel Craig stepping down from his franchise role as James Bond, there’s been a lot of speculation as to who the next 007 will be. As we’ve seen with The Little Mermaid, the subject of diversity and representation is

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2019-07-12

Ottawa’s Kite Festival To Fly High At Andrew Hayden Park

Posted by: Steve

Ottawa’s Second Annual Kite Festival is happening this weekend! It’s an all-day family event at Andrew Hayden Park (3169 Carling Avenue, Nepean) on Saturday, July 13th, from 11 AM to 8 PM.   featuring: – A variety of kites for purchase

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2019-07-12

List Of Upcoming Events And Projects To Impact Ottawa Traffic

Posted by: Steve

Here’s a list of upcoming events and projects will have an impact on Ottawa traffic in the coming days… Projects: Highway 417 – From Friday, July 19th at 10 pm to Monday, July 22nd at 6 am, and again from

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2019-07-18

Military & Musical Spectacular Fortissimo Starts Tonight On Parliament Hill

Posted by: Steve

Soldiers of the Ceremonial Guard put on a spectacular show at Fortissimo: Beating Retreat Ceremony nightly on Parliament Hill this Thursday, July 18 to Saturday, July 20. FREE! Fortissimo is a military and musical spectacular created for the lawns of

Read More..

2019-07-18

Simba Not Welcome On NCC Property

Posted by: Steve

Ads promoting the new Lion King movie started appearing on NCC and City of Ottawa property this week. The painted ads were found on the Rideau Canal pathway, and along Elgin Street near the National Arts Centre. It’s not clear

Read More..

2019-07-18

Survey Results – Kids In Western Countries Would Rather Become YouTubers Than Astronauts

Posted by: Steve

50 years ago, a Saturn V rocket launched from Kennedy Space Center carrying Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins to the Moon. On July 20th, 1969, Armstrong and Aldrin would land on the Moon and inspire a generation of

Read More..

2019-07-16

Local Television Host, Actor, Singer, Bill Luxton Sr. Has Died

Posted by: Steve

R.I.P. former local broadcaster, Bill Luxton Sr., who tragically drowned in his back yard pool in Westboro on Sunday. He was 92. Bill was part of the local scene at CJOH-TV – now CTV Ottawa – for 27 years as

Read More..

2019-07-16

Apollo 11, Lift Off To The Moon, 50 Years Ago Today

Posted by: Brian

Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins returned to Launch Complex 39-A at the Kennedy Space Center this morning — the exact spot where he flew to the moon 50 years ago with Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin. Armstrong died seven years

Read More..

2019-07-15

How Do You Say Brain Freeze In Latin? Try ‘Sphenopalatine Ganglioneuralgia’

Posted by: Steve

The next time you eat ice cream, and your forehead starts throbbing with a sharp pain, you might want to consider what is actually causing that headache. According to Johns Hopkins University, the bout of radiating pain in your head after

Read More..

2019-07-15

Step Aside Idris Elba – The New 007 Will Reportedly Be British Actress Lashana Lynch

Posted by: Steve

With Daniel Craig stepping down from his franchise role as James Bond, there’s been a lot of speculation as to who the next 007 will be. As we’ve seen with The Little Mermaid, the subject of diversity and representation is

Read More..

2019-07-12

Ottawa’s Kite Festival To Fly High At Andrew Hayden Park

Posted by: Steve

Ottawa’s Second Annual Kite Festival is happening this weekend! It’s an all-day family event at Andrew Hayden Park (3169 Carling Avenue, Nepean) on Saturday, July 13th, from 11 AM to 8 PM.   featuring: – A variety of kites for purchase

Read More..

2019-07-12

List Of Upcoming Events And Projects To Impact Ottawa Traffic

Posted by: Steve

Here’s a list of upcoming events and projects will have an impact on Ottawa traffic in the coming days… Projects: Highway 417 – From Friday, July 19th at 10 pm to Monday, July 22nd at 6 am, and again from

Read More..

2019-07-11

A First! A Canada-Shaped Coin!

Posted by: Steve

This proudly patriotic piece was inspired by Canada’s geography and it’s animal icons. The coin’s contour wraps around the edges of the colour-over-engraved map of Canada. The bird and mammal mascots that make up the design are uniquely suited to

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2019-07-16

Apollo 11, Lift Off To The Moon, 50 Years Ago Today

Posted by: Brian

Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins returned to Launch Complex 39-A at the Kennedy Space Center this morning — the exact spot where he flew to the moon 50 years ago with Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin. Armstrong died seven years

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2019-07-11

Comedian Tom Green Calls Proposed Chateau Design “Architectural Abomination”

Posted by: Brian

Ottawa native, and world renowned comedian Tom Green was at city hall today as Councillors gathered to debate a motion to re-consider having another debate over the proposed addition to the iconic Ottawa landmark, the Chateau Laurier Hotel It is

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2019-07-10

Rideau Bakery Acquired By Farm Boy

Posted by: Brian

Farm Boy announced today they have acquired Ottawa’s beloved Rideau Bakery from the Kardish family and is working on a plan that will keep the iconic brand alive in Farm Boy stores across Ontario. Farm Boy CEO Jeff York said since

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2019-07-09

Former PM Jean Chretien Hospitalized

Posted by: Brian

There’s word former prime minister Jean Chretien is going to be fine after being treated for a kidney stone. Chretien was taken to a Hong Kong hospital shortly after he arrived there last evening. The 85-year-old was scheduled to speak

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2019-06-25

#StartWithHillary

Posted by: Brian

Hillary McKibbon turns six on Wednesday. Only a few weeks ago the young girl was diagnosed with a rare blood disease called aplastic anemia. The condition occurs when the body stops producing enough new blood cells, leaving patients feeling fatigued and

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2019-06-25

Hayley Wickenheiser Headed To The Hockey Hall Of Fame

Posted by: Brian

Hayley Wickenheiser is a top candidate to be announced as a Hockey Hall of Fame inductee today. The longtime Canadian women’s team star is in her first year of eligibility. The class of 2019 will officially becomes members of the

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2019-06-17

21 years old And Already A legend – Brooke Henderson Makes Canadian Golf History

Posted by: Steve

Brooke Henderson has made Canadian golf history. The 21-year-old from Smiths Falls, won the Meijer LPGA Classic, giving her nine career LPGA titles. That sets a Canadian record for most wins on either the PGA or LPGA tours. The 8th

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2019-06-17

Raptors Victory Parade!

Posted by: Brian

So many people have packed into downtown Toronto to watch the N-B-A champion Raptors’ victory parade that some subway stations near City Hall are being shut down due to overcrowding at street level. Nathan Phillips Square and the area for

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2019-06-14

“Canada In One City”- Ottawa’s New Slogan

Posted by: Brian

“Canada in one city” Its our new slogan. Those four words will soon welcome visitors to the nation’s capital. Mayor Jim Watson introduced the new brand this morning “We have rural countryside, vibrant suburban and downtown. We’ve got a very multicultural

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2019-06-13

Moose Swimming In The Ottawa River

Posted by: Brian

The Ottawa Riverkeeper captured this video yesterday of a moose swimming in the Ottawa River near the Portage Bridge. I suppose too much traffic on the bridge! Here is the video and tweet from Ottawa Riverkeeper. Just now! A moose

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