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2018-02-23

The City Of Ottawa Wants You To Call 311 To Report Potholes

Posted by: Sylvia Asche Bullard

City public works crews are now working round the clock repairing potholes. The fluctuations in temperatures is creating the “perfect conditions for potholes”  which is warm weather with a lot of water on the road along with heavy traffic volume.

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2018-02-23

Not Enough Women In Movie Roles?

Posted by: Codi

Sure one of last year’s biggest movies was Wonder Woman but when it comes to movies in general, a new study suggests moviegoers should wonder where all the women are. A study by the Center For The Study Of Women

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2018-02-22

It Pays To Be Polite, Or A Least It Pays Faster

Posted by: Steve

Data analysts at accounting software firm FreshBooks have declared that New Brunswick is Canada’s most polite province. Analysts scanned some 250,000 invoices from small businesses and self-employed people, looking for the words “please” and “thank you” in both English and

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2018-02-22

Rare Finds From The Museum Of Science & Technology For Sale On Kijiji

Posted by: Steve

Looking for a 1.5-metre ship’s wheel, or a huge wooden bench that once sat in Ottawa’s old train station? They’re both available on the popular website Kijiji, for sale by the Canada Museum of Science and Technology. The asking price

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2018-02-22

Craziest Predictions About the Future Experts Say Are Going to Happen

Posted by: Sylvia Asche Bullard

  1. You’ll communicate with dead relatives via virtual reality. 2. Your kitchen will restock itself. 3. You’ll check email with your contact lenses. 4. CGI will replace actors entirely. 5. Artificial intelligence will replace artists. 6. Pills will be

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2018-02-22

By George Look What He Started

Posted by: Codi

Yesterday we were telling you about George Clooney and his wife Amal giving 500-thousand dollars to students of last week’s school shootings in Florida. Now Oprah Winfrey and Steven Spielberg have stepped up to the plate to pitch in money

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2018-02-22

NAC Meets CTC

Posted by: Codi

The NAC Orchestra is set to perform the National Anthems at the CTC tonight when the Ottawa Senators host the Tampa Bay Lightning. Alexander Shelley, Music Director of the NAC Orchestra returns to the Canadian Tire Centre for a third

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2018-02-22

Study: Red Wine Prevents Tooth Decay, Gum Disease

Posted by: Sylvia Asche Bullard

It may stain your teeth, but red wine contains chemicals that could also help prevent tooth decay and gum disease, according to a study.  A team of researchers in Spain discovered that red wine contains polyphenol, a micronutrient that reduces the

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2018-02-21

The Science Behind Why We Like Crunchy Foods

Posted by: Steve

As the makers of Pringles know… humans love crunchy, noisy snacks. That loud rattling that travels to our inner ear helps us identify what it is we’re consuming. When we hear it, we eat more. When we don’t, as in

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2018-02-21

Rideau Canal Slushway – Officially Closed For The Season

Posted by: Steve

The Rideau Canal Skateway is officially closed for the season. The NCC inspected the ice conditions today and observed that the mild weather and the precipitation over the past few days have deteriorated the Rideau Canal Skateway’s ice faster than

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2018-02-23

The City Of Ottawa Wants You To Call 311 To Report Potholes

Posted by: Sylvia Asche Bullard

City public works crews are now working round the clock repairing potholes. The fluctuations in temperatures is creating the “perfect conditions for potholes”  which is warm weather with a lot of water on the road along with heavy traffic volume.

Read More..

2018-02-22

It Pays To Be Polite, Or A Least It Pays Faster

Posted by: Steve

Data analysts at accounting software firm FreshBooks have declared that New Brunswick is Canada’s most polite province. Analysts scanned some 250,000 invoices from small businesses and self-employed people, looking for the words “please” and “thank you” in both English and

Read More..

2018-02-22

Rare Finds From The Museum Of Science & Technology For Sale On Kijiji

Posted by: Steve

Looking for a 1.5-metre ship’s wheel, or a huge wooden bench that once sat in Ottawa’s old train station? They’re both available on the popular website Kijiji, for sale by the Canada Museum of Science and Technology. The asking price

Read More..

2018-02-22

Craziest Predictions About the Future Experts Say Are Going to Happen

Posted by: Sylvia Asche Bullard

  1. You’ll communicate with dead relatives via virtual reality. 2. Your kitchen will restock itself. 3. You’ll check email with your contact lenses. 4. CGI will replace actors entirely. 5. Artificial intelligence will replace artists. 6. Pills will be

Read More..

2018-02-22

Study: Red Wine Prevents Tooth Decay, Gum Disease

Posted by: Sylvia Asche Bullard

It may stain your teeth, but red wine contains chemicals that could also help prevent tooth decay and gum disease, according to a study.  A team of researchers in Spain discovered that red wine contains polyphenol, a micronutrient that reduces the

Read More..

2018-02-21

The Science Behind Why We Like Crunchy Foods

Posted by: Steve

As the makers of Pringles know… humans love crunchy, noisy snacks. That loud rattling that travels to our inner ear helps us identify what it is we’re consuming. When we hear it, we eat more. When we don’t, as in

Read More..

2018-02-21

Rideau Canal Slushway – Officially Closed For The Season

Posted by: Steve

The Rideau Canal Skateway is officially closed for the season. The NCC inspected the ice conditions today and observed that the mild weather and the precipitation over the past few days have deteriorated the Rideau Canal Skateway’s ice faster than

Read More..

2018-02-21

Beware Of Fake Job Offers Scams

Posted by: Sylvia Asche Bullard

Ottawa Police are warning the public of a scam for fake job offers. These fake jobs can come from anywhere, police say. They could be found on a job site or in the paper, or may come from an unsolicited

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2018-02-20

Rare, Nostalgic Civic Pharmacy Sign To Be Saved

Posted by: Steve

The Civic Pharmacy sign, currently half-covered by an orange tarp draping the building at the corner of Carling and Holland avenues, has been saved! The Civic Hospital Neighbourhood Association says it’s received assurances from the new owners of the building

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2018-02-20

[Video] The Ice Breakers Of Ottawa

Posted by: Steve

Ice breaking operations on the Rideau River started last week between Rideau Falls and Hog’s Back. Ice blasting will follow in the coming weeks, weather permitting. The City, in partnership with the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority, undertakes ice breaking operations

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2018-02-23

The City Of Ottawa Wants You To Call 311 To Report Potholes

Posted by: Sylvia Asche Bullard

City public works crews are now working round the clock repairing potholes. The fluctuations in temperatures is creating the “perfect conditions for potholes”  which is warm weather with a lot of water on the road along with heavy traffic volume.

Read More..

2018-02-22

Craziest Predictions About the Future Experts Say Are Going to Happen

Posted by: Sylvia Asche Bullard

  1. You’ll communicate with dead relatives via virtual reality. 2. Your kitchen will restock itself. 3. You’ll check email with your contact lenses. 4. CGI will replace actors entirely. 5. Artificial intelligence will replace artists. 6. Pills will be

Read More..

2018-02-21

Beware Of Fake Job Offers Scams

Posted by: Sylvia Asche Bullard

Ottawa Police are warning the public of a scam for fake job offers. These fake jobs can come from anywhere, police say. They could be found on a job site or in the paper, or may come from an unsolicited

Read More..

2018-02-20

Rideau-Canal-Skateway Closed With Rainfall Warning in Effect

Posted by: Sylvia Asche Bullard

The National Capital Commission has closed the Rideau Canal Skateway as double-digit highs and rain approach the capital. Ten to 20 millimetres of rain is expected with highs of about 11 degrees Celsius. The green flag was flying yesterday, the

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2018-02-16

Separation for Aniston and Theroux

Posted by: Nida

After 7 years as a couple and 2 and a half years of marriage, Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux are going their separate ways. Aniston’s publicist has released this statement: “In an effort to reduce any further speculation, we have

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2018-02-15

Time Capsule Ceremony At City Hall Next Week

Posted by: Nida

Something special happening at Ottawa City Hall early next week. A time capsule commemorating the 150th Anniversary of Canada will be entombed in the walls of City Hall by Mayor Watson and members of council following this year’s annual Heritage

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2018-02-14

Guess Who’s Best In Show?

Posted by: Nida

“Flynn” the Bichon Frise was picked as best in show at America’s Westminster Kennel Club Tuesday night in New York. Guided by expert handler Bill McFadden, the white powder puff beat out some tough opponents, like Ty the giant schnauzer,

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2018-02-14

Sens Make A Trade

Posted by: Nida

Two members of the Ottawa Senators are California-bound. Defenceman Dion Phaneuf is on the move again, this time to Los Angeles.  The Kings acquired the veteran defenceman along with forward Nate Thompson from the Ottawa Senators Tuesday night.  In exchange,

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2018-02-13

Hydro Ottawa Helps CHEO

Posted by: Brian

Today, Hydro Ottawa presented CHEO with the funds from the 2017 Be at the Heart of Change, Go Paperless Campaign. From August 9 to December 31, 2017 when Hydro Ottawa customers registered for e-billing or automated payments, Hydro Ottawa donated $5

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2018-02-13

Veteran Comedian Passes Away

Posted by: Nida

A veteran comedian has died. Marty Allen was the baby-faced, bug-eyed funnyman who had a shock of black hair shooting out the top of his head. His spokeswoman says Marty Allen died Monday night at age 95 from pneumonia complications.

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