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2017-02-22

Want To Know What The Future Holds? No Thanks!

Posted by: Steve

How would you like to know what the future holds? If you’re like most people, you’d rather not know. In a new study of more than 2,000 adults in Germany and Spain, upwards of 90 percent of the respondents said they

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2017-02-22

Newborns & Retirees Will Live Longer By 2030

Posted by: Steve

Average life expectancy is on the rise globally. Those born in the year 2030, and those turning 65 that year are expected to live longer and healthier lives. That’s due to improvements in maternal and child health, as well as

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2017-02-22

Grab a Hug On Sparks Street This Thursday

Posted by: Sylvia Asche Bullard

Kindness Week Ottawa, proudly presented by the Caring and Sharing Exchange is a week long celebration of kindness throughout the city. The event has included many visits to schools to talk about the importance of kindness as well as a

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2017-02-22

[Audio] Codi & Nida Play The Secret Sound

Posted by: Derrick Scott

Ottawa-Gatineau is trying sooo hard to solve The Jewel 98.5 Secret Sound, and like this morning, having fun with it, all to win a European River Cruise from Algonquin Travel & Cruise in The Gloucester Centre.  Don’t forget to visit

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2017-02-22

Go Local

Posted by: Codi

So many people are going gluten free whether for health reasons like celiac or just healthy reasons to feel better and lose weight.  And some of those same people say ugh, gluten free, everything tastes like cardboard or just not

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2017-02-22

Video of Harrison Ford’s Close Call!

Posted by: Nida

A newly released video shows last week’s close call for Harrison Ford. The 45-second clip shows the 74 year old actor landing his plane in the wrong place at John Wayne Airport in Orange County. Ford’s single engine plane suddenly

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2017-02-22

Potholes Everywhere!

Posted by: Nida

City of Ottawa officials say it’s not your imagination. More potholes than usual have cropped up this winter, and are causing serious issues on city streets this winter.  The city’s general manager of public works says the freeze-thaw cycles we’ve had are

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2017-02-21

Whatever Happened To The Characters From “Love Actually”? Wonder No More!

Posted by: Steve

Ever wonder what might have happened to the characters from romantic comedy “Love Actually”? Fans of the popular movie will get a chance to catch up with many of the stars and plot lines from the original film, thanks to

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2017-02-21

Ottawa Ranks 4th In A Study Of Traffic Congested Canadian Cities

Posted by: Steve

A new worldwide study claims the average Ottawa driver spends 31.5 hours in congested traffic in a year. That makes Ottawa the fourth-worst Canadian city for traffic congestion in the country. According to the study, Ottawa has it worse than

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2017-02-21

Helping Ottawa Become Cleaner And Greener

Posted by: Sylvia Asche Bullard

Ottawa – The City of Ottawa is proceeding with eight renewable energy and energy conservation projects, totalling $300,000, as a practical way to advance the City’s Renewable Energy Strategy, called Energy Evolution.     An update report on the Energy

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2017-02-22

Want To Know What The Future Holds? No Thanks!

Posted by: Steve

How would you like to know what the future holds? If you’re like most people, you’d rather not know. In a new study of more than 2,000 adults in Germany and Spain, upwards of 90 percent of the respondents said they

Read More..

2017-02-22

Newborns & Retirees Will Live Longer By 2030

Posted by: Steve

Average life expectancy is on the rise globally. Those born in the year 2030, and those turning 65 that year are expected to live longer and healthier lives. That’s due to improvements in maternal and child health, as well as

Read More..

2017-02-22

Grab a Hug On Sparks Street This Thursday

Posted by: Sylvia Asche Bullard

Kindness Week Ottawa, proudly presented by the Caring and Sharing Exchange is a week long celebration of kindness throughout the city. The event has included many visits to schools to talk about the importance of kindness as well as a

Read More..

2017-02-22

Video of Harrison Ford’s Close Call!

Posted by: Nida

A newly released video shows last week’s close call for Harrison Ford. The 45-second clip shows the 74 year old actor landing his plane in the wrong place at John Wayne Airport in Orange County. Ford’s single engine plane suddenly

Read More..

2017-02-22

Potholes Everywhere!

Posted by: Nida

City of Ottawa officials say it’s not your imagination. More potholes than usual have cropped up this winter, and are causing serious issues on city streets this winter.  The city’s general manager of public works says the freeze-thaw cycles we’ve had are

Read More..

2017-02-21

Ottawa Ranks 4th In A Study Of Traffic Congested Canadian Cities

Posted by: Steve

A new worldwide study claims the average Ottawa driver spends 31.5 hours in congested traffic in a year. That makes Ottawa the fourth-worst Canadian city for traffic congestion in the country. According to the study, Ottawa has it worse than

Read More..

2017-02-21

Helping Ottawa Become Cleaner And Greener

Posted by: Sylvia Asche Bullard

Ottawa – The City of Ottawa is proceeding with eight renewable energy and energy conservation projects, totalling $300,000, as a practical way to advance the City’s Renewable Energy Strategy, called Energy Evolution.     An update report on the Energy

Read More..

2017-02-21

Josh Groban Departs The Comet In July

Posted by: Codi

Josh Groban has one of the best voices in the world, I’d even go as far as to say the universe even….something about the way he sings You Raise Me Up and Believe from The Polar Express just leaves you

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2017-02-17

[Video] Dutch Reach Technique Could Prevent Thousands Of “Dooring” Incidents

Posted by: Steve

Urban cyclists encounter many dangers every day, but one of the most dangerous is the all too frequent road risk called “dooring”. Dooring is the collision that results when a parked driver opens their car door into an oncoming biker’s

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2017-02-16

Ottawa’s Record Setting Single Day Snowfall Happened A Year Ago Today

Posted by: Steve

Today is the first anniversary of Ottawa’s last record-setting snowfall. On February 16th last year, 51.2 centimetres of fresh snow fell in a single day, breaking the previous record from 1947. Environment Canada says Ottawa is on track for what

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2017-02-22

Grab a Hug On Sparks Street This Thursday

Posted by: Sylvia Asche Bullard

Kindness Week Ottawa, proudly presented by the Caring and Sharing Exchange is a week long celebration of kindness throughout the city. The event has included many visits to schools to talk about the importance of kindness as well as a

Read More..

2017-02-22

Video of Harrison Ford’s Close Call!

Posted by: Nida

A newly released video shows last week’s close call for Harrison Ford. The 45-second clip shows the 74 year old actor landing his plane in the wrong place at John Wayne Airport in Orange County. Ford’s single engine plane suddenly

Read More..

2017-02-22

Potholes Everywhere!

Posted by: Nida

City of Ottawa officials say it’s not your imagination. More potholes than usual have cropped up this winter, and are causing serious issues on city streets this winter.  The city’s general manager of public works says the freeze-thaw cycles we’ve had are

Read More..

2017-02-21

Whatever Happened To The Characters From “Love Actually”? Wonder No More!

Posted by: Steve

Ever wonder what might have happened to the characters from romantic comedy “Love Actually”? Fans of the popular movie will get a chance to catch up with many of the stars and plot lines from the original film, thanks to

Read More..

2017-02-21

Helping Ottawa Become Cleaner And Greener

Posted by: Sylvia Asche Bullard

Ottawa – The City of Ottawa is proceeding with eight renewable energy and energy conservation projects, totalling $300,000, as a practical way to advance the City’s Renewable Energy Strategy, called Energy Evolution.     An update report on the Energy

Read More..

2017-02-21

Mislabeled Foods

Posted by: Codi

A new study out suggests more than half of Canadians worry that the foods they’re buying are not what the labels claim. An online survey by researchers at Dalhousie University in Halifax found 63 per cent of 11-hundred respondents said

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2017-02-17

Justin Trudeau Is No Ordinary “Joe”

Posted by: Codi

It seems Justin Trudeau is getting a warm welcome in Germany.  The prime minister is on the front page of at least two German newspapers today, with headlines reading “The anti-Trump is here”and “Sexiest politician alive.” Trudeau is in Berlin

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2017-02-16

Eugenie Bouchard Makes Good on Twitter Bet

Posted by: Nida

Canadian tennis sensation Eugenie Bouchard has gone on a date with a New England Patriots fan after the two agreed to a bet over Twitter during Super Bowl 51.  Bouchard had tweeted a few weeks ago that the Atlanta Falcons

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2017-02-15

It’s National Flag Of Canada Day!

Posted by: Brian

Feb. 15 marks National Flag of Canada Day, in honour of the first time the Canadian flag was raised on Parliament Hill, on Feb. 15, 1965. Did you know Canada is the only country with a maple leaf on its

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2017-02-15

German Shepherd Wins Best In Show

Posted by: Nida

As a German shepherd took long, elegant strides around the ring at the 141st Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, she seemed to cover every inch of the green carpet. It was if there were no other dogs in the room,

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