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2019-09-13

Canada’s Oldest Record Store To Close In December

Posted by: Steve

Wilson and Lee may be Canada’s oldest music store but after 97 years in business, the family-run downtown Oshawa store is preparing to close its doors. The store is co-owned by brothers Bill and David Wilson. Bill explains they’ve sold

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2019-09-13

New Interactive Art Installation Opens On Sparks Street This Weekend

Posted by: Steve

Is it a teeter-totter, or a see-saw? For the next few weeks, visitors to Sparks Street will be able to flex their creative minds (and legs!) by interacting with an art installation called Impulse. Impulse is an interactive work of art

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2019-09-13

Demi Moore Bares All, In More Ways Than One :)

Posted by: Codi

I have loved Demi Moore since her big debut as Jackie Templeton on General Hospital back in the eighties.  She was gorgeous, that long black hair, those eyes and that husky voice, she was so different that I immediately loved

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2019-09-13

This Theory Is A Bing Bang ;)

Posted by: Codi

Want to introduce your child to a different beat?  It all starts with a bing bang as you introduce your child to musical beats with a world tour. Jeunesses Musicales Canada are back to Shenkman Arts Centre on September 28th

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2019-09-12

Flu Vaccine May Not Arrive Before Start Of Flu Season

Posted by: Steve

This year, some of us may get the flu before before we can get the flu shot. Each flu season, the World Health Organization (WHO) recommends which strains of influenza to vaccinate against. However, this year, its recommendations for the

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2019-09-12

Meet The “Whipped Cream Lady” From One Of The Most Iconic Album Covers Of All Time

Posted by: Steve

Whenever a list of the most memorable album covers is put together, Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass’ “Whipped Cream & Other Delights” is inevitably right near the top. That’s the album cover that featured a photograph of Dolores Erickson,

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2019-09-12

Kanata Park To Be Renamed In Honour Of TV Weatherman J.J. Clarke

Posted by: Steve

Bridlewood Park, located at 75 Bridlewood Drive in Kanata, will soon be known as J.J. Clarke Park. The motion, brought forward by Kanata South Counsellor, Allan Hubley, calling J.J. Clarke “iconic” for his years of delivering the weather and his

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2019-09-12

8th Annual Dravet Walk

Posted by: Codi

You may wonder, what is Dravet?  I know I once did as I had never heard of it either. Dravet syndrome is a rare, catastrophic, lifelong form of epilepsy that begins in the first year of life with frequent and/or

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2019-09-12

Rattle Me Bones!!

Posted by: Codi

I remember when  I first moved here back in ’99 and I heard of Rattle Me Bones, I thought what a great name for an event.  And that event continues to this day. Founded over 20 years ago, Rattle Me

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2019-09-11

Real Estate Selling Tips – Bury A Statue Of St. Joseph

Posted by: Steve

In the Catholic tradition, St. Joseph is the patron saint of home and family. As I have recently learned… St. Joseph is also associated with real estate, and if you are a seller, and need a little divine intervention, all

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2019-09-13

Canada’s Oldest Record Store To Close In December

Posted by: Steve

Wilson and Lee may be Canada’s oldest music store but after 97 years in business, the family-run downtown Oshawa store is preparing to close its doors. The store is co-owned by brothers Bill and David Wilson. Bill explains they’ve sold

Read More..

2019-09-13

New Interactive Art Installation Opens On Sparks Street This Weekend

Posted by: Steve

Is it a teeter-totter, or a see-saw? For the next few weeks, visitors to Sparks Street will be able to flex their creative minds (and legs!) by interacting with an art installation called Impulse. Impulse is an interactive work of art

Read More..

2019-09-12

Flu Vaccine May Not Arrive Before Start Of Flu Season

Posted by: Steve

This year, some of us may get the flu before before we can get the flu shot. Each flu season, the World Health Organization (WHO) recommends which strains of influenza to vaccinate against. However, this year, its recommendations for the

Read More..

2019-09-12

Meet The “Whipped Cream Lady” From One Of The Most Iconic Album Covers Of All Time

Posted by: Steve

Whenever a list of the most memorable album covers is put together, Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass’ “Whipped Cream & Other Delights” is inevitably right near the top. That’s the album cover that featured a photograph of Dolores Erickson,

Read More..

2019-09-12

Kanata Park To Be Renamed In Honour Of TV Weatherman J.J. Clarke

Posted by: Steve

Bridlewood Park, located at 75 Bridlewood Drive in Kanata, will soon be known as J.J. Clarke Park. The motion, brought forward by Kanata South Counsellor, Allan Hubley, calling J.J. Clarke “iconic” for his years of delivering the weather and his

Read More..

2019-09-11

Real Estate Selling Tips – Bury A Statue Of St. Joseph

Posted by: Steve

In the Catholic tradition, St. Joseph is the patron saint of home and family. As I have recently learned… St. Joseph is also associated with real estate, and if you are a seller, and need a little divine intervention, all

Read More..

2019-09-10

[Video] Heinz Shares Secret Of The Perfect Tilt Angle

Posted by: Steve

Heinz ketchup was first introduced in 1876, which means we’ve had to endure almost 150 years of shaking, rattling, knife-poking and centrifuge in futile attempts to get that sweet tomato nectar out of the darn bottle. No more! Heinz has

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2019-09-10

This Year’s ‘Palindrome Week’ Will Be The Last Of The Century

Posted by: Steve

If you’ve overlooked Palindrome Week each year for the last decade, you might want to pay attention this year. After all, it’s the last week in this century during which the dates will look the same both forward and backward.

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2019-09-10

Lufthansa To Offer Direct Flights To Frankfurt

Posted by: Brian

Lufthansa Airline announced today they will begin service from Ottawa to Frankfurt Germany next May Next May, Ottawa International Airport joins the four other Lufthansa Group Canadian gateways: Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver and Calgary. The new Ottawa route, beginning on May

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2019-09-09

40th Anniversary Sony Walkman Looks Authentic – But With One Big Difference

Posted by: Steve

Hard to believe, but the Sony Walkman is turning 40 this year! The tech giant has come a long way since the 1970’s, but it’s not forgetting the product that helped make it famous. Earlier this year, Sony celebrated the invention

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2019-09-10

Lufthansa To Offer Direct Flights To Frankfurt

Posted by: Brian

Lufthansa Airline announced today they will begin service from Ottawa to Frankfurt Germany next May Next May, Ottawa International Airport joins the four other Lufthansa Group Canadian gateways: Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver and Calgary. The new Ottawa route, beginning on May

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2019-09-09

Michelle Obama In Ottawa Next Month

Posted by: Derrick Scott

  Former First Lady Michelle Obama will be in Ottawa on Friday October 11th, 2019 at 1:00pm at Canadian Tire Centre.   “The Ottawa Board of Trade is thrilled to welcome former First Lady Michelle Obama to Ottawa. Her message

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2019-09-07

Canada’s Bianca Andreescu Becomes First Canadian To Win A Grand Slam Title-U.S. Open

Posted by: Brian

Canadian tennis player Bianca Andreescu has won the U.S. Open, beating American tennis icon Serena Williams and becoming the first Canadian ever to win a Grand Slam title in singles. It’s a meteoric achievement for a player that began the

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2019-09-04

Two Ottawa Couples Safe-Hurricane Dorian

Posted by: Brian

A family member says two Ottawa couples who were trapped in a Bahamas home during Hurricane Dorian are safe. The Citizen reports, Doctors Denis Dudley and Sharyn Laughlin, who own a home on one of the badly battered Abaco islands,

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2019-08-30

Maxime Bernier, Leader of The People’s Party, Exclusive Interview With Brian Master

Posted by: Derrick Scott

Maxime Bernier, the leader of The People’s Party, had a chat with Jewel Radio’s Brian Master the other night, talked about his party platform, and focused on his vision for the future. He says he tried to work with the leader

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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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