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2018-08-15

Ontario Doctor Calling For A Ban On Wire BBQ Brushes

Posted by: Steve

As the number of serious injuries continues to grow, an Ontario surgeon is calling on Health Canada to ban metal-bristle barbeque brushes. In less than five years, Health Canada has received reports of 46 injuries caused by tiny metal bristles,

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2018-08-15

Time Is Running Out To Exchange Old OC Transpo Paper Tickets

Posted by: Steve

Time to check you purse, wallet, or kitchen drawer. Those old sheets of OC Transpo paper bus tickets will no longer have any value or be exchangeable toward new fare products after Friday, August 31st. Customers who still have expired

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2018-08-15

On This Day In 1962, Ringo Starr Joined The Beatles

Posted by: Steve

56 years ago today, John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George Harrison asked Ringo Starr to “join the band.” While the Beatles were formed in 1957, Ringo didn’t join until 1962, replacing original drummer Pete Best. Ringo had previously been a

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2018-08-15

Back To School Drive

Posted by: Codi

Hard to believe we are midway through August already!!!  And you know what that means…..Back To School, insert unhappy face for the kids. You know whats even harder to believe, or maybe it’s not, is that some can’t afford to

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2018-08-15

Time To Relax!

Posted by: Nida

You can thank a fourth-grader from Iowa for bestowing this day upon us. Sean Moeller was in primary school in 1985 when he told a newspaper reporter that too much work can make us sick, run down, tired and that’s

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2018-08-15

Going Southern In November

Posted by: Codi

When I was young, I loved listening to my little transistor radio and our local radio station CKTS and all the great music coming out of that little speaker under my pillow at night. The Cooper Brothers were one of

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2018-08-15

Recall Of Children’s Drawstring Jackets

Posted by: Nida

A brand of children’s jackets are being recalled because they have a drawstring at the bottom that could present a hazard. Health Canada says the Calikids nylon waterproof shell jacket, style S1654, are sold in blue, pink, red and yellow

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2018-08-14

70% Chance El Niño Will Make A Comeback This Year

Posted by: Steve

Remember how last winter seemed to go on forever? And it was a lot colder and snowier than normal too. But this year, we might just get a little lucky. According to experts there is a 70% chance that El

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2018-08-14

Innovation Pod Unveiling Tomorrow At Landsdowne Park

Posted by: Steve

Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson, will be on hand for the opening of the Made Mill Innovation Pod’s residence at Lansdowne Park. The Innovation Pod is a mobile studio and multi-use space designed as a creative space for musicians and artists. The

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2018-08-14

Local Honour For Grand Slam Champ Gabriela Dabrowski

Posted by: Steve

On Monday, the City of Ottawa officially dedicated the Gabriela Dabrowski Tennis Courts at the Russell Boyd Park, on Bernard Street, in the south end, where the Canadian doubles star first honed her craft and still practices today. The city

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2018-08-15

Ontario Doctor Calling For A Ban On Wire BBQ Brushes

Posted by: Steve

As the number of serious injuries continues to grow, an Ontario surgeon is calling on Health Canada to ban metal-bristle barbeque brushes. In less than five years, Health Canada has received reports of 46 injuries caused by tiny metal bristles,

Read More..

2018-08-15

Time Is Running Out To Exchange Old OC Transpo Paper Tickets

Posted by: Steve

Time to check you purse, wallet, or kitchen drawer. Those old sheets of OC Transpo paper bus tickets will no longer have any value or be exchangeable toward new fare products after Friday, August 31st. Customers who still have expired

Read More..

2018-08-15

On This Day In 1962, Ringo Starr Joined The Beatles

Posted by: Steve

56 years ago today, John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George Harrison asked Ringo Starr to “join the band.” While the Beatles were formed in 1957, Ringo didn’t join until 1962, replacing original drummer Pete Best. Ringo had previously been a

Read More..

2018-08-15

Time To Relax!

Posted by: Nida

You can thank a fourth-grader from Iowa for bestowing this day upon us. Sean Moeller was in primary school in 1985 when he told a newspaper reporter that too much work can make us sick, run down, tired and that’s

Read More..

2018-08-15

Recall Of Children’s Drawstring Jackets

Posted by: Nida

A brand of children’s jackets are being recalled because they have a drawstring at the bottom that could present a hazard. Health Canada says the Calikids nylon waterproof shell jacket, style S1654, are sold in blue, pink, red and yellow

Read More..

2018-08-14

70% Chance El Niño Will Make A Comeback This Year

Posted by: Steve

Remember how last winter seemed to go on forever? And it was a lot colder and snowier than normal too. But this year, we might just get a little lucky. According to experts there is a 70% chance that El

Read More..

2018-08-14

Innovation Pod Unveiling Tomorrow At Landsdowne Park

Posted by: Steve

Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson, will be on hand for the opening of the Made Mill Innovation Pod’s residence at Lansdowne Park. The Innovation Pod is a mobile studio and multi-use space designed as a creative space for musicians and artists. The

Read More..

2018-08-14

Local Honour For Grand Slam Champ Gabriela Dabrowski

Posted by: Steve

On Monday, the City of Ottawa officially dedicated the Gabriela Dabrowski Tennis Courts at the Russell Boyd Park, on Bernard Street, in the south end, where the Canadian doubles star first honed her craft and still practices today. The city

Read More..

2018-08-14

Looking Good For LRT

Posted by: Nida

This fall’s timeline for the start of light rail in the capital is looking good. Rideau Transit Group says it’s “confident” the Confederation Line will be ready to roll in early November. In a memo to members of council, City

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2018-08-13

The Great North America Blackout Of 2003

Posted by: Steve

Tomorrow will mark the 15th anniversary of one of the largest blackouts in North American history, affecting parts of the Northeastern and Midwestern United States and Ontario, including the Nation’s Capital. It happened on August 14th, 2003, on a typically hot

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2018-08-15

Time To Relax!

Posted by: Nida

You can thank a fourth-grader from Iowa for bestowing this day upon us. Sean Moeller was in primary school in 1985 when he told a newspaper reporter that too much work can make us sick, run down, tired and that’s

Read More..

2018-08-15

Recall Of Children’s Drawstring Jackets

Posted by: Nida

A brand of children’s jackets are being recalled because they have a drawstring at the bottom that could present a hazard. Health Canada says the Calikids nylon waterproof shell jacket, style S1654, are sold in blue, pink, red and yellow

Read More..

2018-08-14

Looking Good For LRT

Posted by: Nida

This fall’s timeline for the start of light rail in the capital is looking good. Rideau Transit Group says it’s “confident” the Confederation Line will be ready to roll in early November. In a memo to members of council, City

Read More..

2018-08-13

Sweet Tribute To Fallen Police Officers

Posted by: Nida

A 12-year-old Nova Scotia boy’s tribute to the police officers killed Friday in Fredericton has been viewed more than 375-thousand times on Facebook. Josh Cochrane of Yarmouth Nova Scotia wanted to do something to help comfort the grieving community, so

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2018-08-10

New Gospel Duet For The King And His Daughter [VIDEO]

Posted by: Nida

Fans of Elvis will be happy to know that a compilation of his gospel songs has just been released. Elvis Presley duets with his daughter Lisa Marie, on a newly revamped version of “Where No One Stands Alone,” the title

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2018-08-10

More Local Road Construction To Watch For

Posted by: Nida

Lots of roadwork construction for motorists to keep in mind over the next days and weeks in the capital region.  Here’s the latest list from the City of Ottawa:   Beginning today (Friday, August 10 at 9 pm), the northbound

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2018-08-09

Baby Boomers Staying In Their Homes Longer

Posted by: Nida

A new survey suggests eight in 10 baby boomers in Canada plan to remain in their homes for the next five years. That leaves some 17 per cent or 1.4 million boomers planning to buy and sell homes in the

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2018-08-08

Carpool Karaoke Featuring Sir Paul Becomes Prime Time Special

Posted by: Nida

You know it, you love it!  James Corden’s “Carpool Karaoke” segment with Paul McCartney on “The Late Late Show” in June was so popular that they’re going to expand it into a prime-time special. “Carpool Karaoke: When Corden Met McCartney

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2018-08-07

R.I.P. Hockey Hall Of Fame Great – Stan Mikita

Posted by: Steve

Stan Mikita, a nine-time all-star who played his entire NHL 21-year career with the Chicago Blackhawks, has died at age 78. The Blackhawks confirmed his death earlier today. Stan Mikita, who was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in

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2018-08-07

Long Weekend Drowning At Ottawa Valley Resort

Posted by: Nida

An investigation is underway by the OPP in Renfrew after reports of a drowning at Logos Land Resort near Cobden.  Police were called to the scene around 2:30 pm Sunday.  The victim was an 18 year old woman who’d been

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