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2019-08-23

[Video] “If The Women Don’t Find You Handsome, They Should At Least Find You Handy”

Posted by: Steve

Canada’s favourite plaid wearing comedian is stopping in Ottawa before heading back to Possum Lake for the last time. Comedian Steve Smith, better known as Red Green, from the beloved comedy series “The Red Green Show,” has announced a stop at

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2019-08-23

Tulips Are Better Than One :)

Posted by: Codi

The Canadian Tulip Festival together with their partners, the National Capital Commission, the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines are preparing for the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of the Netherlands next spring by introducing

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2019-08-22

[Video] Re-discover The Night And The Magic Of Light At Lumière 2019 Festival of Light!

Posted by: Steve

The fairies and sprites will be gathering along the banks of the Rideau River this weekend at Stanley Park in New Edinburgh for the Lumière 2019 Festival of Light! The Lumière Festival, presented each year by the New Edinburgh Community

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2019-08-22

Eat Meat To Beat MS Today At A&W!

Posted by: Codi

Funny just last night, chatting with trainer extraordinaire and Jason Momoa lookalike, Mike Ross from Stronger Everyday Bootcamp and he’s like, wonder what I’ll have for lunch tomorrow? I said how about, A&W, teen burger helps a great cause….he’s like

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2019-08-22

More On The Bob Book :)

Posted by: Codi

Last week I told you about the long awaited Robert Urich autobiography/biography, An Extraordinary Life from Joe Martelle. Actor Robert Urich who starred in such great TV series as Vega$, Spencer For Hire and the new Love Boat was taken

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2019-08-21

A Night At The Museum – For Adults Only

Posted by: Steve

Night Owls seeking a unique outing filled with fun, discovery and learning need look no further than the Canadian Museum of Nature. Adults can now enjoy an overnight experience at the Museum on Saturday, September 14th, complete with dinner, music,

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2019-08-21

Meet The Stars In Disney’s Remake of ‘Lady & The Tramp’

Posted by: Steve

Following the success of ‘The Lion King’, the next classic Disney movie to be revamped in 2019 will be ‘Lady & the Tramp’. While most of Disney’s live-action remakes boast star-studded casts, the lead in this upcoming remake is totally

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2019-08-21

Are You Ready For Some Football!

Posted by: Codi

There have been many great singers taking part in the singing of the NFL theme songs.  Hank Williams Jr, Faith Hill and Carrie Underwood. Now you will get two great singers together for the price of one!! Apparently Carrie Underwood

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2019-08-21

Fall Into More Pumpkin Spice

Posted by: Codi

While I feel like we just arrived in the good ole summertime, companies are already making us think about Fall with Pumpkin and Pumpkin Spice products. Pumpkin Spice Lattes will soon be, if not already on the menu along with

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2019-08-21

Book This Weekend In Kemptville!

Posted by: Codi

It’s that time of year again!!!  Book time!!!  Like I need another book but who can resist helping a great cause 😉 It’s the Annual Kemptville Youth Centre Book Fair from Friday to Sunday at the Ferguson Forest Centre on

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2019-08-23

[Video] “If The Women Don’t Find You Handsome, They Should At Least Find You Handy”

Posted by: Steve

Canada’s favourite plaid wearing comedian is stopping in Ottawa before heading back to Possum Lake for the last time. Comedian Steve Smith, better known as Red Green, from the beloved comedy series “The Red Green Show,” has announced a stop at

Read More..

2019-08-22

[Video] Re-discover The Night And The Magic Of Light At Lumière 2019 Festival of Light!

Posted by: Steve

The fairies and sprites will be gathering along the banks of the Rideau River this weekend at Stanley Park in New Edinburgh for the Lumière 2019 Festival of Light! The Lumière Festival, presented each year by the New Edinburgh Community

Read More..

2019-08-21

A Night At The Museum – For Adults Only

Posted by: Steve

Night Owls seeking a unique outing filled with fun, discovery and learning need look no further than the Canadian Museum of Nature. Adults can now enjoy an overnight experience at the Museum on Saturday, September 14th, complete with dinner, music,

Read More..

2019-08-21

Meet The Stars In Disney’s Remake of ‘Lady & The Tramp’

Posted by: Steve

Following the success of ‘The Lion King’, the next classic Disney movie to be revamped in 2019 will be ‘Lady & the Tramp’. While most of Disney’s live-action remakes boast star-studded casts, the lead in this upcoming remake is totally

Read More..

2019-08-20

‘Bond 25’ Now Has A Title And A Release Date

Posted by: Steve

The new James Bond film, which up until now has been known as ‘Bond 25’, finally has a title – “No Time to Die”. We also learned that it will be in theatres next April, according to a press release

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2019-08-19

A Short List of Oddly Named Canadian Places And Towns

Posted by: Steve

Last week, American talk show host Jimmy Kimmel’s quest to become mayor of Dildo, Newfoundland drew unprecedented attention to the small Newfoundland hamlet, but it’s definitely not the only place in Canada with an unintentionally funny name. How about… Blow

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2019-08-19

What Your Headphones Say About You

Posted by: Steve

A sign of the times… A study of over 800 people completed last month by AVSForum.com (a group of audio-visual experts) reveals that 72 percent of people working in an open floor plan wear headphones at times, while 66 percent

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2019-08-16

Ottawa Area Beaches On Track To Record Fewest Number Of No-Swim Advisories In 5 Years

Posted by: Steve

So far, the summer of 2019 has been great one for cooling off at the beach! No doubt families will be flocking to the beach this weekend – with another heatwave predicted for the Capital region! Public heath data has

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2019-08-15

[Video] Ottawa’s Greekfest Starts Today! Opa!

Posted by: Steve

The Ottawa Greek Festival is an annual event that features live Greek music, traditional Greek dances, excellent Greek Cuisine, cooking demonstrations, Greek language lessons, craft and cultural exhibits, souvenirs, raffles, children’s activities, Church tours and ecclesiastical displays. The admission is

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2019-08-15

Defining Moment – The Woodstock Music & Art Fair Happened 50 Years Ago

Posted by: Steve

50 years ago, from August 15-18, 1969, an estimated 400,000 spectators attended Woodstock, a music and art fair held in Bethel, New York, that quickly became a defining moment in the counter-cultural movement of the era. Nearly three dozen music

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2019-08-14

Ottawa Hospital, Dr Jack Kitts, To Retire

Posted by: Brian

The Ottawa Hospital’s president and CEO Dr.Jack Kitts will retire in June of 2020 after more than 18 years in the position. The announcement was made by the hospital’s board of governors earlier today In his letter to the board,

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2019-08-14

PM Trudeau Violates Conflict Of Interest Act

Posted by: Brian

The federal ethics watchdog says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau violated the Conflict of Interest Act by improperly pressuring former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould to halt the criminal prosecution of SNC-Lavalin. Mario Dion says Trudeau’s attempts to influence Wilson-Raybould on the

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2019-08-09

Win Ticket To The Sold Out “Come From Away”

Posted by: Derrick Scott

  Jewel 98.5, and our advertising partner Bowie Financial Inc. want to give you a chance to win a pair of tickets to the sold out performance of “Come From Away” Saturday August 24 at the National Arts Centre.  

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2019-07-24

Rutger Hauer, Passes Away At 75

Posted by: Ryan Beacom

  Dutch film actor Rutger Hauer, who specialized in menacing roles, including a memorable turn as a murderous android in “Blade Runner” opposite Harrison Ford, has died.   Hauer’s roles included a terrorist in “Nighthawks” with Sylvester Stallone, a former

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2019-07-23

#SaveTheChateauLaurier-Comedian Tom Green

Posted by: Brian

Ottawa comedian Tom Green is hosting a picnic Saturday evening in Major’s Hill Park to bring attention to the controversial proposed addition to the Château Laurier. He is also asking people to post pictures of the downtown hotel on social media

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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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