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Heat Warning For Ottawa

Environment Canada has issued a Heat Warning for the Ottawa area. The weather agency says hot and humid conditions are expected Sunday and Monday. Forecasted temperatures are expected to be near 31 degrees both Sunday and Monday, and the evenings

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Live With Kelly & Ryan . . . and Justin

Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest will be broadcasting “Live with Kelly & Ryan” from Niagara Falls on Monday June 5th and Tuesday June 6th, and their first guest will be . . . the first minister. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

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Obese Thai Monkey Gets Put On Strict Diet

Canada had Darwin the IKEA Monkey and now Thailand has their own celebrity simian. A wild monkey nicknamed “Uncle Fat” by locals is making headlines around the world, for a less auspicious reason than a keen fashion sense. The monkey

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This Cereal Is Not For Kids

General Mills is giving away 10,000 boxes of all-marshmallow Lucky Charms. Specially-marked boxes of the cereal will contain a code that marshmallow fanatics can enter on a website to see if they get one of the boxes loaded with pink hearts,

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Don’t Trust Siri To Get You To The Canadian Tire Centre

The Siri app on the iPhone is normally pretty handy for finding out all kinds of information, but it seems to be a little confused on where the Senators play. Duffy asked Siri, “Where is tonight’s Ottawa Senators game?” Siri

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How Much Would You Pay For Sens Tickets?

The Senators host the Penguins for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference final Wednesday night, but if you want to see the game in person, be prepared to pay. Wednesday afternoon, 400 level tickets were just a hair over $184.

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Tim Hortons Headed To The U.K.

Glaswegians will soon be gulping down double-doubles and scarfing Timbits as one of Canada’s most famous brands is set to open their first U.K. location in Glasgow this June. But the coffee and donut emporium may face a rough reception

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What is Cinco De Mayo?

For most people north of the Rio Grande, the 5th of May is a day to scarf down Mexican food and quaff some margaritas. But what does Cinco de Mayo celebrate? The holiday commemorates the Battle of Puebla on May

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Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Baseball Club?

Toledo Mud Hens Beatles Uniforms

The Fab Four are receiving an interesting tribute. Minor-league baseball team, the Toledo Mud Hens will celebrate The Beatles next month. On June 16, the team will wear uniforms inspired by the military costumes – specifically Paul McCartney’s  – on

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Prince Philip To End Public Engagements

Prince Philip

Buckingham Palace has announced that Queen Elizabeth II’s husband, Prince Philip, will stop carrying out public engagements this fall. The palace said on Thursday that the 95-year-old Duke of Edinburgh will continue serve as patron, president or member of over 780

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The Eagles Suing Canadian-Owned Hotel California

Hotel California

The Eagles are suing Hotel California. The supergroup have filed a lawsuit against the Canadian owners of the Hotel California in Todos Santos, Mexico.  In their complaint, the Eagles acknowledge the hotel had the name in 1950; their iconic song came

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LCBO Recalls High-Proof Gin

The Liquor Control Board of Ontario is recalling 1.14-litre bottles of Bombay Sapphire London Dry Gin because the alcohol content shown on the label is not correct. The LCBO says the affected product has been removed from all of its

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