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Expect Downtown Traffic Delays Today

Some traffic disruptions are expected this afternoon in the downtown area. This in light of a demonstration on Parliament Hill followed by a march. Participants will be march starting at approximately 1 p.m. to the Turkish Embassy  at 99 Cobourg

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Julian Lennon Marks Earth Day With Children’s Book

Julian Lennon has released the second of his trilogy of books to educate children about saving the planet. “Heal The Earth” came out on Earth Day yesterday. It’s about a group of children flying around the world learning about saving

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Stars Of Scarface Reunite 35 Years Later

Old “Scarface” friends said hello again at a 35th anniversary screening Thursday that reunited stars Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer and Steven Bauer and filmmaker Brian De Palma for an evening full of reflection on how the ferocious and garish gangster

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Local Road Work Projects For Next Week

Spring means a ramp-up of construction projects across the capital region. Here are some upcoming road work projects in the west and east ends that will have an impact on traffic starting next Monday: Eagleson Road – Eagleson Road will

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Tom Cochrane’s Song Proceeds Donated To Humboldt Fund

Juno award-winning singer-songwriter Tom Cochrane has released a reworked version of his song “Big League” and plans to donate the proceeds to a fund to support those affected by this month’s hockey team bus crash in Saskatchewan.  Cochrane played an

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Hollywood Mourns The Loss Of “Night Court” Judge

Harry Anderson, the actor, comedian and magician best known for playing Judge Harry Stone on the sitcom Night Court, died Monday at his home in Asheville, North Carolina. He was 65. No foul play is suspected. Anderson started his career as

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Celebrate Astronomy Day At The Aviation Museum This Weekend

This Saturday April 21st marks International Astronomy Day around the world. Shopping malls, museums and libraries will play host to various astronomy clubs and groups. They will be setting up display tables, telescopes and possibly inflatable planetariums to celebrate the

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Night Owls Beware!

Are you one of those who loves to stay up very late at night or well into the morning hours? That may not be such a good thing in terms of your health.  A new study suggests being a night

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What’s Wrong With This Picture?

A commemorative royal wedding plate has surfaced ahead of next month’s Royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. However, there’s something distinctively different about this plate.  It features the face of a different groom; none other than British singer-songwriter

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Winter’s Not Done Yet!

Environment Canada is warning of the potential for a major ice storm this weekend in parts of Eastern Ontario. A special weather statement issued Wednesday morning takes in the Brockville and Prescott areas along with other areas south of Ottawa. 

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The Sketch That’s Captured A Nation

An Ottawa-raised woman who drew a pencil sketch of local teen Jonathan Pitre meeting  members of the Humboldt Broncos players in a hockey rink in heaven says she’s surprised at the impact her drawing is having. Kerry MacGregor, who now

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More Fatalities Than Ever On OPP-Patrolled Roads

A new OPP report says the number of fatalities on roads, trails and waterways in Ontario spiked in 2017. The report shows that 343 people died on OPP-patrolled roads last year, which is a five-year high. The previous year (2016),

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4.7 Million And Counting For Humboldt Hockey Victims and Survivors

People from all over the world have flooded a Go Fund Me page to help in the wake of a horrific bush crash that killed 15 members of Humboldt Saskatchewan’s Broncos Junior A hockey team. By early Monday,  donations totaling

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Ottawa’s Butterfly Child Passes Away

The teen who came to be known as Ottawa’s Butterfly Child has passed away.  An Ottawa Citizen report says 17 year old Jonathan Pitre of Russell died this week from septic shock complications.  Jonathan was admitted to hospital in Minneapolis

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[VIDEO] “Yellow Submarine” Heads To Theatres This Summer

The Beatles movie “Yellow Submarine” is back –  and better than ever!  The film will return to theatres in July to mark its 50th anniversary.  It will be a visual feast for the eyes and the ears, as the movie

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