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2017-09-25

No Rain In 16 Days Prompts City-Wide Fire Ban

Posted by: Steve

A late-season, record-setting heat wave has prompted Ottawa Fire Services to issue a ban on all open air fires in the city, even for permit holders. The measure is precautionary to avoid possible grass or bush fires due to hot,

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2017-09-25

[Video] Border Collie Gathering Attracts Hundred Of Dogs In Australia

Posted by: Steve

An association called the Border Collie Owners of South Australia (BCOSA) welcomed 576 border collies to a park in Willaston, South Australia, yesterday to set a new record for the largest gathering of border collies ever. The previous record was

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2017-09-25

CHEO Mental Health Program Gets Big Boost

Posted by: Nida

The inaugural RBC Race for the Kids in Ottawa was held on the weekend  at Wesley Clover Parks. During Sunday’s celebration ceremony, a cheque in the amount of $285,237 was handed to the CHEO Foundation; funds which will support youth

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2017-09-25

Heat Wave With Us Until Mid-Week

Posted by: Nida

It’s the summer weather we didn’t get all summer! Ottawa remains under a heat warning issued by Environment Canada, and after smashing a couple of weather records this weekend, another record could be broken today. Our forecast high for Monday

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2017-09-22

Commuters Complain It’s “Like Hitting A Presidential Motorcade”

Posted by: Steve

Commuters have been tweeting pictures and complaining about trucks carrying massive wind-turbine blades along the 417. The big blades come from a factory in Tillsonburg, Ontario, onroute to the Saint-Sylvestre, Quebec, where a new wind farm is under construction. The

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2017-09-22

Mexican Rescue Dog ‘Frida’ Has Saved Over 50 People

Posted by: Steve

A magnitude 7.1 earthquake rocked central Mexico on Tuesday, killing over 230 people so far and injuring thousands. The earthquake comes less than two weeks after another, more powerful quake struck Oaxaca, leaving much of the region in ruins, and

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2017-09-22

Welcome To Autumn, “Heat Warning” Issued

Posted by: Brian

The calendar indicates autumn officially arrives at 4:02pm this afternoon but we will continue to enjoy summer like weather this weekend. Ottawa Public Health is advising residents and visitors to take precautions during the hot weather expected this weekend and

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2017-09-22

A Day Of Recovery Is Tomorrow

Posted by: Codi

Some have traveled that hard road of addiction while others have stood on the sidelines and watched it happened and wondered what they might do to possibly help.  No matter which path you’ve been on, it’s not an easy journey. 

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2017-09-21

L’Oreal Heiress Liliane Bettencourt Dies At 94

Posted by: Steve

Liliane Bettencourt, the L’Oreal cosmetics heiress has died at her home in Paris. She was 94. Bettencourt’s daughter, Francoise Bettencourt Meyers, shared the news in a written statement earlier today, reporting that her mother “left peacefully” overnight in Neuilly-sur-Seine. Liliane

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2017-09-21

Why Do Some Frequent Flyers Get More Emotional When Flying?

Posted by: Steve

Some frequent flyers are reporting that they become more emotional when flying, welling up while listening to music or watching in-flight movies. Even lighthearted comedies such as ‘Bridesmaids’ and The Simpsons can trigger the water works. A new survey by

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2017-09-25

No Rain In 16 Days Prompts City-Wide Fire Ban

Posted by: Steve

A late-season, record-setting heat wave has prompted Ottawa Fire Services to issue a ban on all open air fires in the city, even for permit holders. The measure is precautionary to avoid possible grass or bush fires due to hot,

Read More..

2017-09-25

[Video] Border Collie Gathering Attracts Hundred Of Dogs In Australia

Posted by: Steve

An association called the Border Collie Owners of South Australia (BCOSA) welcomed 576 border collies to a park in Willaston, South Australia, yesterday to set a new record for the largest gathering of border collies ever. The previous record was

Read More..

2017-09-25

CHEO Mental Health Program Gets Big Boost

Posted by: Nida

The inaugural RBC Race for the Kids in Ottawa was held on the weekend  at Wesley Clover Parks. During Sunday’s celebration ceremony, a cheque in the amount of $285,237 was handed to the CHEO Foundation; funds which will support youth

Read More..

2017-09-25

Heat Wave With Us Until Mid-Week

Posted by: Nida

It’s the summer weather we didn’t get all summer! Ottawa remains under a heat warning issued by Environment Canada, and after smashing a couple of weather records this weekend, another record could be broken today. Our forecast high for Monday

Read More..

2017-09-22

Commuters Complain It’s “Like Hitting A Presidential Motorcade”

Posted by: Steve

Commuters have been tweeting pictures and complaining about trucks carrying massive wind-turbine blades along the 417. The big blades come from a factory in Tillsonburg, Ontario, onroute to the Saint-Sylvestre, Quebec, where a new wind farm is under construction. The

Read More..

2017-09-22

Mexican Rescue Dog ‘Frida’ Has Saved Over 50 People

Posted by: Steve

A magnitude 7.1 earthquake rocked central Mexico on Tuesday, killing over 230 people so far and injuring thousands. The earthquake comes less than two weeks after another, more powerful quake struck Oaxaca, leaving much of the region in ruins, and

Read More..

2017-09-22

Welcome To Autumn, “Heat Warning” Issued

Posted by: Brian

The calendar indicates autumn officially arrives at 4:02pm this afternoon but we will continue to enjoy summer like weather this weekend. Ottawa Public Health is advising residents and visitors to take precautions during the hot weather expected this weekend and

Read More..

2017-09-21

L’Oreal Heiress Liliane Bettencourt Dies At 94

Posted by: Steve

Liliane Bettencourt, the L’Oreal cosmetics heiress has died at her home in Paris. She was 94. Bettencourt’s daughter, Francoise Bettencourt Meyers, shared the news in a written statement earlier today, reporting that her mother “left peacefully” overnight in Neuilly-sur-Seine. Liliane

Read More..

2017-09-21

Why Do Some Frequent Flyers Get More Emotional When Flying?

Posted by: Steve

Some frequent flyers are reporting that they become more emotional when flying, welling up while listening to music or watching in-flight movies. Even lighthearted comedies such as ‘Bridesmaids’ and The Simpsons can trigger the water works. A new survey by

Read More..

2017-09-20

Game Of Thrones Inspires A New Trend In Baby Names

Posted by: Steve

I guess it shouldn’t come as a surprise that Game of Thrones names are showing up on baby name registries these days. Game of Thrones cast members have common names that you’d find in our world, as well as fictional

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2017-09-25

No Rain In 16 Days Prompts City-Wide Fire Ban

Posted by: Steve

A late-season, record-setting heat wave has prompted Ottawa Fire Services to issue a ban on all open air fires in the city, even for permit holders. The measure is precautionary to avoid possible grass or bush fires due to hot,

Read More..

2017-09-25

CHEO Mental Health Program Gets Big Boost

Posted by: Nida

The inaugural RBC Race for the Kids in Ottawa was held on the weekend  at Wesley Clover Parks. During Sunday’s celebration ceremony, a cheque in the amount of $285,237 was handed to the CHEO Foundation; funds which will support youth

Read More..

2017-09-25

Heat Wave With Us Until Mid-Week

Posted by: Nida

It’s the summer weather we didn’t get all summer! Ottawa remains under a heat warning issued by Environment Canada, and after smashing a couple of weather records this weekend, another record could be broken today. Our forecast high for Monday

Read More..

2017-09-22

Welcome To Autumn, “Heat Warning” Issued

Posted by: Brian

The calendar indicates autumn officially arrives at 4:02pm this afternoon but we will continue to enjoy summer like weather this weekend. Ottawa Public Health is advising residents and visitors to take precautions during the hot weather expected this weekend and

Read More..

2017-09-20

Wiarton Willie Has Died

Posted by: Brian

Canada’s most famous weather prognosticating groundhog has died at the age of 13. Wiarton Willie drew crowds to the small town of Wiarton, Ontario each February for Groundhog Day festivities. Willie died on Friday and the town is planning a

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2017-09-19

Mexico City Rocked By Quake-Update-42 Dead

Posted by: Brian

Forty-two people are now reported to have died after a powerful earthquake jolted central Mexico today, causing buildings to sway in the capital. The U.S. Geological Survey calculated its preliminary magnitude at 7.1. There have been no reports of damage

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2017-09-18

British PM Theresa May In Town

Posted by: Brian

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he is confident Canada will maintain strong trade ties with the U-K as Britain pulls out of the European Union. At a joint news conference on Parliament Hill, Trudeau and British Prime Minister Theresa May

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2017-09-14

New Findings From The World Wildlife Fund Offers Sobering Statistics

Posted by: Steve

There’s some good news, but mostly bad news in an extensive survey of Canadian birds, fish, mammals, reptiles and amphibians over more than four decades has found that half of them are in serious population decline. Here are a few

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2017-09-13

Ottawa Police Searching For Missing 14 Year Old Girl

Posted by: Brian

The Ottawa Police Service is asking for public assistance in locating missing Abigail (Abby) Dormer, 14 years old, from Ottawa. Abigail has been missing since September 1st and was last seen in the downtown Ottawa area on Friday, September 8th.

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2017-09-08

Eighty Cows Perish In Blaze

Posted by: Brian

Eighty cows perished after a fire destroyed three barns, including one more than a century old, on a family farm on Prince of Wales Drive this afternoon. The barns sit on a farm in the 2600 block of Prince of Wales

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