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Police Report Rash Of Break-ins

Ottawa police say they have seen an increase in reports of break & enters into back yard sheds & garages. Police say in most cases, the sheds and garages have been left unlocked and it takes just moments to enter

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Royal Visitors Coming To Ottawa – 150th

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall will visit Ottawa to mark the country’s 150th birthday. Prince Charles and Camilla plan to tour Ottawa, parts of Ontario and Nunavut between June 29 and July 1. They are visiting on

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Malala Visits Ottawa

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Pakistani activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has done tremendous things for the people of her country and the children of the world. Trudeau bestowed honorary Canadian citizenship on the 19-year-old this morning

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100th Anniversary Of The Battle Of Vimy Ridge

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the Battle of Vimy Ridge in France. Many historians and writers consider the battle a defining moment for Canada. The Canadian Corps was ordered to seize Vimy Ridge in April 1917.

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Malala Yousafzai To Visit Ottawa

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced today Malala Yousafzai will visit Canada next week. She will address Parliament next Wednesday and will officially receive the honorary Canadian citizenship bestowed upon her in 2014. At 15 years old, Malala Yousafzai was the

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Ottawa Fire Service To The Rescue

Ottawa Fire Services received a call this afternoon from a distraught pet owner. Dispatch was advised that “Tommy” the family cat had been chased up into a tree by a neighbourhood dog. The cat had been in the tree for

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Senators Visit Jonathon Pitre

While in Minnesota this week, the Ottawa Senators visited Russell’s Jonathon Pitre The 16-year-old, who is battling a rare blistering skin disease, is at the Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital and is to undergo a second attempt at a stem cell

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Dr. Antoine (Tony) Hakim Honoured

An Ottawa neurologist has received a prestigious Canada Gairdner prize for his work on stroke prevention and treatment. Dr. Antoine (Tony) Hakim received the award, which includes a $100-thousand cheque, at a ceremony in Toronto today. Hakim, who is a

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Senators Anderson Up For Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy

Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson has been nominated for the 2016-17 Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy. The trophy is awarded annually to the NHL player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to ice hockey. The Ottawa chapter of the

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Homan Goes For Gold!

Ottawa’s Rachel Homan is off to the final at the women’s world curling championship. Homan advanced to the championship game with a 7-3 win over Russia in the Page playoff game between the top two round-robin teams in Beijing. The

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Say “Goodbye” To Canada Savings Bonds

The federal government is cashing in the venerable Canada Savings Bonds program, for generations a beacon of savings for Canadians keen to sock away a few dollars or teach their children a thing or two about managing money. Wednesday’s federal

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Homan On Verge Of Clinching Playoff Spot

Two more wins today for Ottawa’s Rachel Homan at the world women’s curling championship in Beijing. She defeated South Korea’s 9-8 before dumping the Scottish team 8-2. Homan has won seven straight round-robin games and is on the verge of

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Chuck Berry, Pioneer Rock’n Roller Dies At Age 90

Chuck Berry died at his home in St. Louis Missouri on Saturday. Berry bust onto the scene in the 1950’s Some of his biggest hits include “Maybellene” “Roll Over Beethoven” and “Johnny B. Goode” Stevie Wonder has been quoted as

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Stanley Cup Designated “National Historic Event”

Today the Federal Government announced the designation of the Stanley Cup as a national historic event with the unveiling of a plaque.   The Stanley Cup is the oldest and most prestigious trophy in North American team sports and is

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Ottawa And Montreal, Outdoor Game, TD Place, December 2017

With NHL commissioner Gary Bettman in town Friday to speak at Mayor Jim Watson’s breakfast series the league is expected to call a news conference at the Fairmont Chateau Laurier Friday morning at 11 a.m. to confirm the Senators and

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