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2019-06-18

Residents Of A Norwegian Island Want To Do Away With Keeping Time

Posted by: Steve

An island in northern Norway is campaigning to declare itself the world’s first time-free zone. On Sommarøy (meaning “Summer Island”), located north of the Arctic Circle, the sun doesn’t set from May 18th right through to July 26th, a full 69

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2019-06-18

The Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival Starts Thursday

Posted by: Steve

The Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival & Competition Pow Wow starts on Thursday at Vincent Massey Park, in Ottawa, and continues through Sunday. This year, the festival celebrates UN International Year of Indigenous Languages. The heart of the Festival is the

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2019-06-18

A Jack Of All Trades Or A Mark Of All Voices :)

Posted by: Codi

And that Mark I’m speaking of is Mark Hamill of Luke Skywalker fame. But he’s got so much more in him than just that…..he started with a recurring role on the soap General Hospital and even played the oldest son, 

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2019-06-18

How Many Blueberries Can Fit In Your Mouth ;)

Posted by: Codi

Well I think it’s a goal of everyone right to see how many blueberries can fit in one’s mouth.  Especially when there is a record involved 😉 Guinness World Record enthusiast David Rush has tentatively set a new record by

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2019-06-17

Shania Twain Announced New Las Vegas Residency

Posted by: Steve

It’s been seven years since Shania Twain launched her first residency in Las Vegas. Since then, Sin City has hosted a number of other contemporary pop stars, from Lady Gaga to Drake to Christina Aguilera – all jumping on 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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2019-06-17

Lights On For Leonard Cohen!

Posted by: Codi

Leonard Cohen died back in 2016 but this is a fitting tribute to always remember him in his hometown of Montreal. Earlier this month, Montreal turned on the lights to make it more visible at an event to honor the

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2019-06-17

He Is One Busy Guy :)

Posted by: Codi

This guy proves age is only a number when it comes to keeping busy. Seventy six Sir Paul ranked number 2 in the past week on the Pollstar listing. Sir Paul is a new entry based on a 21,821 average

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2019-06-17

Nature Amazes Me :)

Posted by: Codi

I love all the beautiful things that Mother Nature has to offer, from the beautiful sunrise to greet your day to a rainbow in all it’s color following a rain storm! But reading a story like this, takes nature to

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2019-06-18

Residents Of A Norwegian Island Want To Do Away With Keeping Time

Posted by: Steve

An island in northern Norway is campaigning to declare itself the world’s first time-free zone. On Sommarøy (meaning “Summer Island”), located north of the Arctic Circle, the sun doesn’t set from May 18th right through to July 26th, a full 69

Read More..

2019-06-18

The Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival Starts Thursday

Posted by: Steve

The Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival & Competition Pow Wow starts on Thursday at Vincent Massey Park, in Ottawa, and continues through Sunday. This year, the festival celebrates UN International Year of Indigenous Languages. The heart of the Festival is the

Read More..

2019-06-17

Shania Twain Announced New Las Vegas Residency

Posted by: Steve

It’s been seven years since Shania Twain launched her first residency in Las Vegas. Since then, Sin City has hosted a number of other contemporary pop stars, from Lady Gaga to Drake to Christina Aguilera – all jumping on the

Read More..

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

Read More..

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

Now Trending – Wife Posts A Recording Of Husband Snoring On Spotify

Posted by: Steve

Problems with a snoring partner? Have they admitted it? Have you taken to sleeping in other room just to get a peaceful nights rest? This woman apparently had the same issue. To make her point with Dave, her husband, she

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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

Around The World In 80 Days Offer From Airbnb

Posted by: Steve

Airbnb is offering an Around the World in 80 Days adventure. Travelers who sign up for the trip will visit 18 countries across six continents, exploring such places as Japan, the UK, and the U.S. During the 80-day trek, guests

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2019-06-13

Beach Season Begins This Weekend

Posted by: Steve

Starting this weekend, lifeguards are on duty at most City outdoor pools and beaches. Mooney’s Bay Beach, Westboro Beach and Britannia Beach will open Saturday, June 15th. Petrie Island beach remains closed until further notice. Visit ottawa.ca or follow the

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2019-06-13

Elgin Street Music Puns Signage

Posted by: Steve

Elgin Street renewal continues this summer from Gloucester Street to Isabella Street. This project will also include the renewal of Waverley Street from Elgin to Metcalfe Street through Jack Purcell Park, as well as roadway renewal on Isabella Street from

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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

Read More..

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

Read More..

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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2019-06-11

Ottawa’s Population Reaches One Million-Weeks End

Posted by: Brian

Mayor Jim Watson announced this morning that Ottawa’s population will join the one million club on Friday While saying “it’s symbolic in some respects”, Mayor Watson also said “it also brings us into the league of cities like Toronto and

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2019-06-02

Ottawa Police Report Tornado Touches Down In Orleans

Posted by: Brian

Ottawa Police Patrol units are currently responding to the aftermath of a tornado that touched down in the east end or Orleans at around 5:45pm thisafternoon. Police report many trees are down and property damage has been reported. No injuries

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2019-05-31

Volunteers Urgently Needed For Sandbag And Debris Removal

Posted by: Steve

Beginning tomorrow (Saturday), volunteers of all abilities, age 12 and over, are urgently needed over the next two weeks for sandbag and debris removal at flood-affected properties in West Carleton, Bay and Cumberland. Work will take place between 9 AM

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2019-05-31

Flood Warning Lifted

Posted by: Brian

Some good news for residents who live along the Ottawa River. Area Conservation Authorities are terminating the Flood Warning issued on April 19th The most recent analysis from the Ottawa River Regulation Committee indicate that water levels along the lower

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2019-05-24

Ottawa Race Weekend Is Here

Posted by: Brian

Ottawa Race Weekend is here On Saturday the 2K race begins at 3:00 pm followed by the 5 and 10 K races Sunday morning the Ottawa Marathon begins at 7:00 am followed by the Kids Marathon and the Half Marathon

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2019-05-23

Third Case Of Measles-Ottawa

Posted by: Brian

Ottawa Public Health is confirming a third case of measles in the city. Ottawa Public Health said the latest patient is not connected to two other cases from earlier this year But like the others, it may have been contracted during international travel,

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