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Shania In A Movie With John Travolta

Shania Twain has been a busy gal. Her new album “Now” is being released Sept. 29th.  She’s performing the Grey cup half time show here in the capital in late November. And now, Shania has joined the cast of John

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Lots Of Buzz About A Queen Bee Party This Weekend

It’s a family-friendly event that’s sure to be the bees knees! The Canadian Agriculture and Food Museum invites the public to get the buzz on honey bees this Saturday.  It’s the Queen Bee Party, a chance to learn how these

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Cheetos-themed Restaurant Opens In NYC

Business Insider claims a Cheetos’ fine dining pop-up restaurant has opened in New York City, and there’s no shortage of people who want to experience it! Apparently, there is a 1,000-person wait list for “The Spotted Cheetah.” It’s a very

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More Mosquitoes Test Positive For West Nile Virus

The increased rainfall combined with heat and humidity means this summer could be the worst for West Nile virus in Ontario since 2012. Public Health Ontario reports on its weekly West Nile virus surveillance website that across 24 different health

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East End Hit And Run Remains Unsolved A Year Later

Ottawa police still looking for information relating to a hit and run that happened just over a year ago.  On Sunday, August 14 of 2016 at approximately 1:18am, two pedestrians were walking on Fairgreen Avenue, near Trim Road. The pedestrians,

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Paint Company Makes Custom Colour For Prince

Prince’s legacy continues to live on — and now, the Purple One is being memorialized with a custom paint colour. The Prince Estate announced the news on Monday, in conjunction with the Pantone Color Institute. Pantone’s new purple hue is named

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14 Years Since The Big Blackout

Do you remember where you were on this day 14 years ago?  At 4:10 pm on the 14th of August 2003, the lights went out, and stayed out for a very long time! The massive far-reaching outage affected 10 million

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Workplace Is Becoming More Hostile And Rude

If you’re not happy about going to work, you’re definitely not alone. A recent survey out of the U.S. confirms what a lot of us in Canada have also experienced first-hand: that rudeness in the workplace is up, morale is

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Canadian Teen Stuns One Of World’s Top Tennis Players

Something pretty incredible happened in Montreal last night. Applause rang out from a sold-out crowd, which included the likes of Wayne Gretzky and Olympic swimmer Penny Oleksiak as Canadian teen Denis Shapovalov shocked all watchers — and himself — in

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Shania Plays Half Time Show At Grey Cup!

The top-selling female country artist of all time will headline the Grey Cup halftime show in late November at TD Place in Ottawa. Shania Twain’s Grey Cup performance celebrates her triumphant return and will follow the highly-anticipated release of her fifth

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Oprah Launches Food Line

Hey, Oprah, what’s for dinner?  The former talk show queen is launching a new venture –  her own line of refrigerated soups and side dishes.  Oprah has teamed up with Kraft Heinz to create a new brand called  “O, That’s

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Airport Tarmac Delay Prompts Public Hearing

The Canadian Transportation Agency will hold a public hearing at the end of this month about an incident late last month in which two Air Transat planes sat for hours on a tarmac of the Ottawa International Airport after being

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Woman Wanted In Human Trafficking Investigation

The Ottawa Police Service Human Trafficking Unit confirms that an arrest warrant has been issued for a woman wanted for human trafficking offences. Investigators advise that Marina Javier is known to recruit underage females, some being in group homes, for

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Safe Driving Blitz Nabs Hundreds Of Speeders

Police keep trying to hammer the message home – don’t speed, speed kills.  Many motorists just aren’t getting it though, as hundreds were nabbed for speeding over the long weekend. Ontario Provincial Police kept busy issuing a large number of speeding

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To Swim Or Not To Swim

It has not been a great summer for swimming at Ottawa-area beaches. The number of no-swim advisories has more than doubled in the last two years.  Since beach season began in the middle of June, 65 no-swim advisories have been

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