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Special Event To Mark 50th Anniversary Of “2001: A Space Odyssey”

An unrestored 70-millimetre print of Stanley Kubrick’s masterpiece “2001: A Space Odyssey” is coming to select U-S theatres soon.  The release is set for May and will be in celebration of the movie’s 50th anniversary.  Warner Brothers Pictures says the

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Murder In West-end Ottawa

A murder investigation is underway after an incident in west-end Ottawa.  Police are investigating a homocide that happened on Covington Place in the Centrepointe neighbourhood.  Officers responded to the location shortly after 9pm Wednesday evening. One male is dead, and

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Special Designation for Dionne Quintuplets

The birth of the Dionne quintuplets in Northern Ontario has been deemed an event of national historical significance.  The federal government says the birth and survival of the five identical baby girls in 1934 was an unprecedented event that drew

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Man Wanted For Sexual Offenses

A search is underway for a male suspect involved in sexual offenses, and the Ottawa Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance to identify him. Between March 2017 and March 2018, a man sat beside young adult women on OC

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Have You Seen This Woman?

The Ottawa Police Service would like the public’s assistance in locating a missing 61 year old female. Emmily Makmur was last seen on Bonaventure Terrace in Orleans at approximately 8:45 PM on Monday the 26th of March.  She was last

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Best In Canadian Music Honoured At Junos

Not only did Michael Buble host Sunday night’s Juno Awards in his home stomping grounds of Vancouver, he also picked up one of the awards!  Buble won the Adult Contemporary Album Juno for “Nobody But Me.” (see video of the

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Queensway On-Ramp Closes For Good On Monday

A route change for thousands of commuters is happening in a few days. Beginning Monday March 26th, the on-ramp from the westbound lanes of Carling Avenue leading to the eastbound lanes of the Queensway near the Westgate Shopping Centre will

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Her Heart Will Go On, But Her Show Will Not

Quebec chanteuse Celine Dion has been forced to postpone her Vegas concert dates in March and April. Dion has been having issues with her ears.  This middle ear condition causes hearing irregularities and makes it extremely difficult to sing.  Dion

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23rd Shooting In The Capital This Year

Ottawa has seen its 23rd shooting incident of 2018.  It happened last night in the Greenboro neighbourhood.   Witnesses report hearing several gunshots in the area at the time. When Ottawa police officers arrived at the intersection of Cellini Circle and

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Alert System Added To Smartphones In April

Something to be aware of for the millions of smartphone owners out there. As of April 6th, Canadian smartphones could screech out a scary sounding alarm during emergencies. Canada’s wireless providers are preparing for an update to the National Public

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Lights, Camera, Action in Cumberland Village!

Lots of excitement in the village of Cumberland in recent days as Ice Hotel Films Inc. has been shooting a Hallmark production under the working title “Icicle Romance.” The Cumberland Heritage Village Museum has already been the setting for day

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Green Bin Program Set To Expand

The City of Ottawa’s Green Bin Program could expand. Starting in mid-2019, plastic bags and dog waste could be included in green bins for weekly pick up, eliminating the need for special liner bags. This expanded service, would cost the City

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Ground Beef Recall for Eastern Canada

Some lean ground beef is being recalled in Eastern Canada because of possible E. coli contamination.The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says the Good Boucher brand beef was sold in Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and P-E-I, but may have

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[VIDEO] Remembering a Number One Song From 50 Years Ago

It was 50 years ago today that Otis Redding’s classic song “Sittin’ on the Dock of the Bay” hit number one on the Billboard Hot 100 and R&B charts. Redding finished recording the tune in December of l967, just a

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Thank An OC Transpo Driver

They’re on the road seven days a week, and often drive in very complex traffic and weather conditions to get you where you need to be. OC Transpo is asking the public to say “thanks” to their bus driver this weekend.

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