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Ontario Red Onions – The New Superfood?

Say what you will about onions… but they certainly add flavour to a host of recipes and meals, from salads to burger toppings… but there’s something else about onions you should know, apart from bad breath! In the latest study

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[Video] What Else Are You Going To Do On A Hot Summer Day At The Beach?

A Michigan hospital gathered more than 1,300 people to a Lake Michigan beach to break the Guinness World Record for simultaneous sand angel making. The event’s organizer, Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital, gathered about 1,414 people on the shore of Lake

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Arrival Of Summer Will Take 2 Days To Happen In Canada

Summer officially arrives on Tuesday, June 20th in B.C., but a day later in Ontario… Summer in Ottawa begins June 21st at 12:24 AM. It starts a little later in Atlantic Canada. But from Northwestern Ontario through to British Columbia,

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Local Farmer’s Market Season Is In Full Swing!

There’s nothing quite like locally grown fruits and vegetables and home-baked goods, and that’s why Ottawa’s farmer’s market scene is such a healthy one – pardon the pun! The oldest food market in Ottawa, and one of the oldest in

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The End Of The Sick Note?

Sick notes for the boss could soon be a thing of the past in Ontario. Under legislation proposed to take effect next January, employers would be banned from asking staff for a doctor’s note if they take 10 or fewer

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Phil Collins Hospitalized After Suffering A Head Injury

A scary moment for Phil Collins, who’s been hospitalized after injuring his head in a fall. A statement released by Phil’s spokesperson said: “We unfortunately have to announce that Phil Collins’ performance at the Royal Albert Hall in London will

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Ottawa’s Gabriela Dabrowski Shares French Open Mixed-Doubles Title

Ottawa’s Gabriela Dabrowski has done something no other Canadian woman has done… win a Grand Slam title! She and her Indian partner Rohan Bopanna rallied to beat Anna-Lena Groenefeld of Germany and Robert Farah of Colombia 2-6, 6-2, 12-10 in

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Google Tracks Most Searched “How To Spell” Words Across Canada

Last week, just ahead of America’s national spelling bee, Google released a list of words that people in each state had problems spelling. Google Labs came up with its list by looking at the most searched “how to spell” words

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Exploring The Capital By Bicycle Made Easier By The City Of Ottawa

If you’re looking for a great way to explore the rural areas that surround the Capital, why not try one of the Self Guided Bicycle Tours the City of Ottawa has listed on it’s website? Some urban routes are also

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NCC Now Offering Free Permits & A Workshop For Young Lemonade Stand Operators

One year after being widely booed for telling two young sisters selling lemonade along Colonel By Drive to, in Clint Eastwood’s words ‘get off my lawn’, the National Capital Commission has had a complete change of heart and is now

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Amal & George Clooney Welcome Twins!

Amal and George Clooney have welcomed twins! A girl and a boy called Ella and Alexander. According to the actor’s publicist, they were born this morning. He said: “Ella, Alexander and Amal are all healthy, happy and doing fine,” before

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Goat Yoga Is A Thing And It’s Happening At The Agriculture Museum

For the first time ever, the Canadian Agricultural Museum is hosting a goat-yoga class. No, the goats won’t be assuming any postures themselves. They’ll just wander around, but they have been known to occasionally jump onto people’s backs while they

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Calling All Generic Father Figures With BBQ Skills!

A post on the Spokane-area Craigslist page was looking someone to fulfill the role of “BBQ Dad” at a barbecue on June 17, the day before Father’s Day. The ad was placed by several male roommates, who “range in age

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The City Of Ottawa Opens Its Doors This Weekend!

The city of Ottawa has added 39 buildings that weren’t part of last year’s Door’s Open event, which is billed as the second-largest Doors Open architectural event in North America. Ottawa Rideau Hall’s gardens and greenhouses, the newly restored Bank

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You Should Be Dancing! Iconic Saturday Night Fever Dance Floor Is Up For Sale

Saturday Night fever wasn’t just a movie about disco: it was the movie about disco. The white suit John Travolta’s wore for the film’s climactic dance contest instantly became iconic, as did many of the movie’s set pieces. Now the

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