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Building Lots In McAdam New Brunswick Are Selling For A Buck Each

You’ve heard about those ‘too-good-to-be-true’ stories about houses or land for sale in small communities struggling to attract newcomers to move there. But this one is for real. McAdam is a tiny New Brunswick village, about an hour’s drive from

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Travel Advisory: Freezing Rain Possible Late Saturday

Environment Canada Special weather statement in effect for: Ottawa North – Kanata – Orléans Ottawa South – Richmond – Metcalfe Freezing rain possible late Saturday into Saturday night. Precipitation is expected to move into Eastern Ontario late in the day

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55th Anniversary Of A Dark Day In American History

November 22nd marks the American Thanksgiving this year. That date also represents a dark day in American history. Shortly after noon on November 22nd in 1963, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated as he rode in a motorcade through Dealey Plaza in

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Tennis Legend Billie Jean King Turns 75 Today

Tennis legend Billie Jean King is celebrating her 75th birthday, coinciding with American Thanksgiving this year. Billie Jean recently hosted a birthday party at the New-York Historical Society that included New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and video tributes from

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Brisk Winds May Ground Giant Balloon Character’s At Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

New York City’s big Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade will take place amid frigid cold and New York City has issued an extreme cold weather alert for Thursday’s big Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and is urging anyone going outside to wear

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Leaning Tower Of Pisa Is Self-Correcting

Italy’s famous leaning tower of Pisa is not leaning so much anymore. The tower has self-corrected 4 centimeters, or 1.575 inches, over the last 20 years. The tower started leaning almost immediately after construction began in 1173, when the soft

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Public Health Warning – Romaine Lettuce Is Still Making People Sick

The Public Health Agency of Canada is warning people in Ontario and Quebec not to eat romaine lettuce as it works with U.S. health officials to determine the source of an outbreak of E. Coli infections in the two provinces

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iPhone Spacebar Trick Turns The Keyboard Into A Touch Pad For Easy Editing!

If you use an iPhone, you can appreciate the fact that the iOS allows you to tap or drag a cursor in order to make changes to or delete a specific word in a text message, or an email… but

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Cross Country Ski Season Has Arrived, Downhill Soon To Follow!

Some of Gatineau Park’s cross-country ski trails are now open. Trails along the Ottawa River are also being readied. For downhill skiers, Mont Tremblant will open on November 22nd. Closer to home, Edelweiss might be ready on the weekend too.

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Beatles ‘White’ Album Re-enter Billboard 200 Album

The Beatles’ self-titled album, often referred to as the White Album, has re-entered the Billboard 200 album chart at No. 6. for the first time since 1969, following the album’s 50th anniversary reissue on November 9th. The White Album, first

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Santa Arrives This Weekend!

Every year since 1969, the Ottawa Professional Fire Fighters’ Association has been organizing the Help Santa Toy Parade and collecting toys along the parade route for distribution to the less fortunate children in Ottawa-Carleton. This year’s parade takes place on Saturday,

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[Video] The Right Way To Commercialize Christmas Gift Giving

John Lewis, the British department store chain, has a reputation for creating some of the best Christmas-theme TV spots anywhere in the world. This one, featuring Elton John, might be one of their all-time best. It speaks to everyone on so

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[Video] Salvation Army Kettle Campaign Begins This Weekend

The Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign rolls out this Saturday, November 17th, and runs through December 24th. This year’s campaign goal is set at $550,000 to meet the needs of individuals and families in our community. This year, 43 Christmas

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‘Hee-Haw’ Host Roy Clark Has Died

Country star Roy Clark, the guitar virtuoso and singer who headlined the TV comedy/variety show “Hee Haw” for nearly a quarter century has died. His publicist said Roy Clark died Thursday due to complications from pneumonia at his home in

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Gas Prices Set To Drop To Lowest Levels In More Than A Year On Thursday

If you’re low on fuel, but can get by until tomorrow, it might be worth waiting until Thursday, when gas prices are forecast to fall – even lower. That’s the word from Dan McTeague, the senior petroleum analyst at GasBuddy.com.

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