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Canada Day Volunteers Wanted!

The countdown is on to Canada’s 151st birthday bash, and Canadian Heritage is looking for enthusiastic and energetic individuals to lend a helping hand in making this year’s Canada Day celebration a success! Register now and come celebrate Canada Day

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Police Look For Help In Identifying Suspect

The Ottawa Police Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Section has released the picture of the male suspect of an attempted sexual assault in the area of Preston Street and Young Street. Police say a young woman waiting for a bus

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Ottawa’s Worst Roads According to the CAA

Every year the Canadian Automobile Association comes out with its list of the worst roads in Ontario.  Province-wide last year, Hunt Club Road made it to the number 7 spot in the Ontario top ten, while Carling Avenue was tied

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Knock Knock Who’s There?

It’s time for the Wake Up Program! Ottawa firefighters are knocking on doors across the city this week  to ensure that smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms are present and in working condition. The firefighters will visit homes from now

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No Name Chicken Burger Recall

Loblaw is recalling packages of No Name brand chicken burgers.  The burgers affected have a best-before date of February 6th 2019.  The burgers may pose a risk of salmonella if they aren’t properly prepared.  These products were sold right across

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Area Police Forces Focus On Cycling Safety And Construction Zones

Area police forces have launched their Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) for the month of June, with a special focus on cycling safety and construction zones.  Between 2012 and 2016, there were 1,486 collisions involving cyclists with 1297 injuries and

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Local Traffic Notes To Keep In Mind

Here are some upcoming projects that will have a traffic impact in the nation’s capital: Deakin Street – Deakin Street will be closed between Prince of Wales Drive and MacFarlane Road on Saturday, June 2 from 7 am to 9

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Do You Feel The Need For A “Top Gun” Sequel?

The original movie brought us some memorable lines like “I feel the need for speed” and “You can be my wingman anytime.” While you won’t be able to see it for another year,  Tom Cruise is working on his next

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Smiling Is Really Good For You!

Any excuse to smile, especially today. It’s National Smile Day!!!  Did you know that smiling has well-documented social benefits?  A genuine smile can make you seem more likable, attractive, intelligent and trustworthy. And smiling more often—regardless of your mood—can improve

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Two Killed In Gatineau Park Crash

The RCMP continue to investigate a tragic fatal crash in Gatineau Park late Tuesday night.  A man and woman both in their early 20’s died when their vehicle left the Champlain Parkway near the Huron Lookout just before midnight Tuesday. 

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Get Your Free Tickets Now!

Tickets are now available for a very popular seniors event this summer.  The Mayor’s Canada Day Celebration for Seniors takes place Sunday July 1st from 8-10:30 a.m. at the Aberdeen Pavilion at Lansdowne Park.  The event includes breakfast as well

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Look Who’s Coming To Town!

Rock and Roll Hall-of-Famer John Mellencamp is bringing his cross-Canada tour to the nation’s capital.  The “SAD CLOWNS & HILLBILLIES TOUR” is making 20 stops across the country, including TD Place on October 2. Mellencamp is known for his long list

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Summer Weather Prediction For Ontario And Quebec

The Weather Network is out with its summer forecast and it looks like things will be a  different from last summer.  Here’s what we can expect for Ontario and Quebec: A seasonably warm and occasionally stormy summer is forecast in

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One Dead Another Injured After Shooting Near South Keys

One person is dead, another rushed to hospital with critical injuries after a shooting in the city’s south end on Sunday night. Ottawa police were called to a home near Albion Road and Cahill Drive at approximately 7:20 p.m.  Police said a

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Serious Assault In Downtown Ottawa

The Major Crime Section is investigating a serious assault that occurred in an office on the 100 block of Laurier Ave. West on Thursday afternoon. A female victim was found at the offices of the Christian Science Reading Room with

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