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[Video] Re-discover The Night And The Magic Of Light At Lumière 2019 Festival of Light!

The fairies and sprites will be gathering along the banks of the Rideau River this weekend at Stanley Park in New Edinburgh for the Lumière 2019 Festival of Light! The Lumière Festival, presented each year by the New Edinburgh Community

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A Night At The Museum – For Adults Only

Night Owls seeking a unique outing filled with fun, discovery and learning need look no further than the Canadian Museum of Nature. Adults can now enjoy an overnight experience at the Museum on Saturday, September 14th, complete with dinner, music,

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Meet The Stars In Disney’s Remake of ‘Lady & The Tramp’

Following the success of ‘The Lion King’, the next classic Disney movie to be revamped in 2019 will be ‘Lady & the Tramp’. While most of Disney’s live-action remakes boast star-studded casts, the lead in this upcoming remake is totally

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‘Bond 25’ Now Has A Title And A Release Date

The new James Bond film, which up until now has been known as ‘Bond 25’, finally has a title – “No Time to Die”. We also learned that it will be in theatres next April, according to a press release

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A Short List of Oddly Named Canadian Places And Towns

Last week, American talk show host Jimmy Kimmel’s quest to become mayor of Dildo, Newfoundland drew unprecedented attention to the small Newfoundland hamlet, but it’s definitely not the only place in Canada with an unintentionally funny name. How about… Blow

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What Your Headphones Say About You

A sign of the times… A study of over 800 people completed last month by AVSForum.com (a group of audio-visual experts) reveals that 72 percent of people working in an open floor plan wear headphones at times, while 66 percent

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Ottawa Area Beaches On Track To Record Fewest Number Of No-Swim Advisories In 5 Years

So far, the summer of 2019 has been great one for cooling off at the beach! No doubt families will be flocking to the beach this weekend – with another heatwave predicted for the Capital region! Public heath data has

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[Video] Ottawa’s Greekfest Starts Today! Opa!

The Ottawa Greek Festival is an annual event that features live Greek music, traditional Greek dances, excellent Greek Cuisine, cooking demonstrations, Greek language lessons, craft and cultural exhibits, souvenirs, raffles, children’s activities, Church tours and ecclesiastical displays. The admission is

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Defining Moment – The Woodstock Music & Art Fair Happened 50 Years Ago

50 years ago, from August 15-18, 1969, an estimated 400,000 spectators attended Woodstock, a music and art fair held in Bethel, New York, that quickly became a defining moment in the counter-cultural movement of the era. Nearly three dozen music

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New Google Maps ‘Live View’ Makes It Nearly Impossible To Get Lost

Following a line of blue dots using Google Maps navigation on foot isn’t always easy, but a new feature for iPhone and Android now makes getting from point A to B crystal clear thanks to a massive arrow superimposed on

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[Video] Ed Sheeran & Heinz Ketchup Team Up To Help Out Two U.K. Charities

Singer/song writer Ed Sheeran really likes Heinz Ketchup. He actually had the Heinz logo tattooed on his bicep… and of course Heinz took notice. After teaming up earlier this year for a limited-edition bottle of ‘Edchup’… Ed Sheeran and Heinz

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When In Rome – Don’t Sit On The Spanish Steps Or Wade In The Trevi Fountain!

If the 1953 classic ‘Roman Holiday’ had been filmed this year, Audrey Hepburn wouldn’t have been able to enjoy her own ice cream cone while perched on the Spanish Stairs. It’s not the only iconic film scene that Rome’s new

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Step Aside Fogo Island – Everyone Is Talking About Dildo, Newfoundland These Days

The town of Dildo, Newfoundland was “bursting at the seams” with tourists and traffic over the weekend, after attracting the attention of late night TV host Jimmy Kimmel. Producers were in the community yesterday filming, as residents and curiosity seekers

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[Video] Two Guinness World Records Will Be On The Line In St-Albert This Weekend

A group in the town of St-Albert, southeast of Ottawa, is on a quest to set two new Guinness Book of World Records this weekend. The first record is to reclaim the record for the greatest number of threshing machines

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Red Arrows Precision Aerobatic Team Coming To Ottawa-Gatineau

The British are coming! Aviation fans in Ottawa-Gatineau will have a unique opportunity to see the Red Arrows take flight next Tuesday during the team’s 11-week deployment. The first public event of the tour will be a flypast of Parliament

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