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Greeting Card Series For Challenging Situations

Thoughtful Human is essentially the Hallmark cards of strained relationships and awkward ice-breakers. The messages get straight to the point and say the words you might have trouble voicing aloud. “I was being really selfish and immature. I’m sorry,” reads

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Almonte Makes Readers Digest List of Top-20 Places To Spend Christmas In Canada

Reader’s Digest magazine has published its annual list of the Top 20 Places to Spend Christmas in Canada, and the post card pretty town of Almonte, just west of Ottawa is number 4! According to the article, Almonte has served

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Promising Sign? NCC Crews Are Flooding The Rideau Canal

You may have seen National Capital Commission work crews on the Rideau Canal, drilling holes and flooding parts of the ice surface – already! Seems a bit early? It should be known that the layer of ice that has formed

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Hockey Broadcast Legend Bob Cole To Call His Final NHL Game Next April

The National Hockey League’s oldest rivalry will provide the backdrop for Canadian broadcast legend Bob Cole to call his final regular season game on Hockey Night in Canada. Bob Cole will handle play-by-play for the regular-season finale between the Toronto

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Canada Tops Global Festive Ranking Of Top-25 ‘Christmassy’ Counties

Canada is the #1 most ‘Christmassy’ country in the world, according to a “Global Festive Ranking” conducted by the website Taxi2Airport. We even beat out Norway, which is no small feat! According to the folks at Taxi2Airport… “Every country has

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Researchers Attempt To Grow The Perfect Christmas Tree

You walk into your home and relax as you inhale the fragrance of a fresh Christmas tree, but then you notice all of those annoying pines needles all over the floor. Wouldn’t it be great if those needles would just

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All Kinds Of Christmas Markets And Activities To Chose From This Weekend!

This weekend, check out all the fun Christmas markets and activities around Ottawa, including: Alight at Night at Upper Canada Village, the Magic of Lights and Holidays at the Parks at Wesley Clover Parks, the Ottawa Farmers’ Market: Christmas Market at Lansdowne, Vintage Village of Lights at the Cumberland Heritage

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650 People Will Brave The Cold Tonight To Raise Money For Youth Services Ottawa

Tonight, about 650 people (half of them students) will be sleeping outside at TD Place to raise money for Ottawa area Youth.  Founded in 1960, the Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa (YSB) is one of the largest and most comprehensive

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A Old Favourite Is The New King Of Christmas

A new national poll by the Hollywood Reporter and Morning Consult found that the animated 1964 TV special ‘Rudolph the Red-Nose Reindeer’ is the most beloved Christmas movie, with 83% of participants voting it as a very favorable title. In

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Millennials Are Avoiding Canned Tuna Because They Don’t Own Can Openers!

A Wall Street Journal article about the tuna industry alleges that millennial’s are killing it – not because they don’t like eating fish, but because they don’t own can openers! The story acknowledged that sales of fresh and frozen tuna

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Dog Food Recall Also Affects Canadian Distributor

Eight dog food brands have just been recalled by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), with one brand being sold across Canada. The recalled kibble has been tested and confirmed to contain as much as 70 times the appropriate

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[Video] Christmas Lights Across Canada Kicks Off Tomorrow Evening

The 34th edition of Christmas Lights Across Canada will kick off with an official illumination ceremony on Parliament Hill on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 7 PM. The atmosphere will be magical with performances by Ariane Moffatt, winner of several

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Rituals You Should Know Before Boarding A Russian Rocket

The Russian Soyuz is currently the only spacecraft capable of carrying astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS). Getting on board involves a laundry list of procedures, etiquette and superstitions. For instance… Here is a list of some of the rituals

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[Video] The WestJet Christmas Ad Tradition Continues

WestJet has done it again! The airline has released another kleenex grabbing holiday video as part of what’s become a Canadian Christmas tradition. This year, the campaign kicks off with a stunt that reunited a long-distance family, friends and loved

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Former President George H. W. Bush Was Known For His Quiet Diplomacy And Loud Socks

The city of Houston is honouring George H. W. Bush with a tribute at City Hall where attendees are being asked to wear colorful socks. It’s a nod to one of the former president’s favourite fashion accessories. The Mayor of

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