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Sens, Habs, Leafs, Oilers & Flames Are In – NHL Play-Offs Start Wednesday!

Stompin Tom said it best… “OH! The good ol’ Hockey game, is the best game you can name. And the best game you can name, is the good ol’ Hockey game.” The NHL Hockey play-off season starts Wednesday! Five Canadian

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Adele’s 21 Just Toppled ‘Tapestry” To Set A New Album Chart Longevity Record

Remarkable! Six years ago, Adele released her second album, 21. As of this week, she now owns the record for the longest-charting album by a woman. Adele’s 21 surpassed Carole King’s Tapestry for the most weeks on the Billboard 200 chart

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Bank Of Canada Unveils A New Banknote For Canada 150

Bank of Canada Governor Stephen S. Poloz and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance Ginette Petitpas Taylor unveiled a commemorative $10 bank note today, celebrating the 150th anniversary of Confederation. It marks the first time an indigenous Canadian and a

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Bulgarian Arts Festival Highlights

The 7th annual Bulgarian arts festival takes place in Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal until April 17th. It highlights Bulgarian contemporary art, music, theatre & film, featuring performances by the female chamber choir from the city of Plovdiv, the George Donchev Duo,

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Flood Advisory Issued For The Rideau River

The already-saturated ground, and heavy rainfall over the past few days has prompted conservation officials to issue a flood warning for areas along the Rideau River. The hardest-hit areas are expected to include those between Kars and Kemptville, where access

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Happy National Tartan Day!

It’s National Tartan Day! Tartans of all varieties are worn on Tartan Day (April 6th), which recognizes and celebrates the contributions of Scots and their descendants in Canada. The day originated in the late 1980s in Nova Scotia, where it was

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English Village Holds A Birthday Party For A 2-Year Old Pot Hole

Potholes are the bane of many countries that experience wet/winter weather, even in the UK. A village in England held a birthday party for a 2-year-old pothole to draw attention to it. The Twitter profile ‘Plumtree People’ shared a photo

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Barry Manilow Opens Up About His Sexuality

Barry Manilow has been talking to the media this week, explained his longstanding reluctance to come out as gay, after secretly tying the knot with Garry Kief, his manager and longtime love. In 2015, the news broke that Barry and Gary

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[Video] Yellow Car Convoy Descends On The Cotswold’s

Keep calm and carry on! Yellow car drivers gathered on mass in England over the weekend to rally in support of an “ugly” car that was vandalized for obstructing a picturesque view. A yellow car convey of 100 cars drove

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Californian’s Enjoy A Once In A Lifetime “Superbloom”

Thanks to a rainy winter and spring, California, and Southern California in particular, is experiencing a wildflower “super bloom.” According to one professor of geography, this spring’s super bloom is the best since the “once in a lifetime” flowering of

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Breaking News – NHL Won’t Participate At 2018 Winter Olympics

Shocker! For the first time since 1994, NHL players will not be playing in the Winter Olympics. The league has released a statement saying it will not participate at the 2018 Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, and that it “considers

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City Of Ottawa Proclaims “Elvis Presley Day”

It’s Elvis Presley Day in Ottawa! Mayor Jim Watson made the proclamation to recognize the anniversary of The King’s performance in the Nation’s Capital on April 3, 1957. That ties in nicely with a concert Tuesday at the National Arts

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Happy 95th Birthday to Doris Day!

We’re shining the birthday spotlight on Doris Day tonight in The Lounge – the most popular and acclaimed singers of the 20th century. She was born Doris Mary Ann Von Kapplehoff in Cincinnati, Ohio, on this day in 1922. Her

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Vanier Museopark’s 2017 Sugar Festival Is This Weekend!

Ottawa’s one and only inner city Sugar Festival takes place this weekend! Plan to attend on either Saturday or Sunday from 10  to 3 PM at Vanier Museopark’s Sugar Shack – Richelieu Park, 320 des Pères-Blancs Avenue! Last year’s event drew more

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Update: Noah Buble Is Back In Argentina With His Famous Parents After Successful Cancer Treatment

Noah Bublé‘s recovery from liver cancer has been hailed ‘a blessing from God’ by his joyful inlaws. The little boy has made a miraculous recovery after his diagnosis last November. Dario Lopilato confirmed the three-year-old has flown back to Buenos Aires,

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