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NAC Featured Performance: A Christmas Carol

  English Theatre – A Christmas Carol   The Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Yet-to-Come are back – and so is Scrooge! Don’t miss your opportunity to see the this breathtaking production of the beloved classic A Christmas Carol.

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Win Free Advertising For Your Business

  Jewel 98.5 wants to help your business grow, by helping you promote your specials, and services with a chance to win free advertising.  It’s simple!  Just display our Jewel 98.5 poster in your business for 12 months.  Once our

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Backpacks For The Homeless 2017

  Jewel 98.5 is proud to sponsor Backpacks For The Homeless, an annual Christmas fundraiser founded by Ron Pitre.  This year’s goal is to distribute at least 1500 backpacks filled with essentials such as mittens/gloves, toques/hats, socks and toiletries to

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NAC Featured Performance

  We live in the North, and the North lives in us. Winter’s imperious domination and the spectacular contrast of the seasons shape our way of life and our view of the world.     To mark the 150th anniversary

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Win Brunch With Breakfast With The Girls – Codi & Nida

  You listen to Breakfast With The Girls, now enjoy brunch with Breakfast With The Girls – Codi & Nida, for you and 9 friends or co-workers at Chances R restaurant – Woodruff Avenue in Ottawa.     You’ll love

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LongMa Is On The Prowl

  Two giant monsters are now among us.   La Machine makes its North American debut tonight as part of Canada’s 150th birthday celebrations featuring Kumo, a spider, and LongMa, a dragon horse   The creatures will roam the streets through

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[Audio Interview] Codi Jeffreys In Conversation With Kenny Rogers

  The legendary Kenny Rogers comes to TD Ottawa Jazz Festival on Saturday.  Congratulations to all of our ticket winners.  Tickets are still available for The Gambler’s Last Deal –Click Here To Visit The TD Ottawa Jazz Festival Website  

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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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