Blog Archives

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.

Posted in Steve Boyton, Whats Happening Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,

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

Posted in Steve Boyton, Whats Happening Tagged with: , , , , , , ,

Community Shows Incredible Support For CHEO

Wow, that was quick! The CHEO Dream of a Lifetime Lottery is SOLD OUT. Not only that, this year’s 50/50 draw jackpot is currently over $1.1 million and continuing to go up. Dream of a Lifetime Lottery ticket holders can

Posted in All Stories, News & Sports, Nida Drake, Whats Happening Tagged with: ,

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,

Posted in Steve Boyton, Whats Happening Tagged with: , , , , ,

[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

Posted in Steve Boyton, Whats Happening Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,

Traffic Notes For The Weekend

Our first major snowfall already this morning already causing some road problems  this problems but over the weekend, there are few other occurrences to look out for. First up on Saturday, Santa is gonna slow you down 🙂   Help

Posted in All Stories, Annoucer Blogs, Codi Jeffreys Tagged with: , , , , ,

[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

Posted in Steve Boyton, Whats Happening Tagged with: , , , , , , ,

‘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

Posted in Steve Boyton, The Lounge, Whats Happening Tagged with: , , , , , , ,

Lee Child Listens To Readers

I absolutely love the Lee Child-Jack Reacher series.  Being an avid book reader, usually series bore me after a while but this series has kept me hooked due to the character Jack Reacher.  When I first heard the series was

Posted in All Stories, Annoucer Blogs, Codi Jeffreys Tagged with: , , , ,

Have You Seen This Man?

The Ottawa Police Service is asking for the public assistance in locating a man who’s been reported missing. 27 year old Alexander Okonski was last seen on Tuesday November 13th. His kayak was found in the west end of Ottawa,

Posted in All Stories, News & Sports, Nida Drake, Whats Happening Tagged with: , ,

Significant Snowfall On The Way

Had to happen sometime.  More snowfall for the Ottawa-area, this time with significant accumulation.  Here’s the latest from Environment Canada: 4:21 AM EST Thursday 15 November 2018 Special weather statement in effect for: Ottawa North – Kanata – Orléans Ottawa

Posted in All Stories, News & Sports Tagged with: , ,

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.

Posted in Steve Boyton, Whats Happening Tagged with: , , , , ,

No Date Yet For Start Of Light Rail

The city still does not have an exact launch date for the Confederation Line LRT The estimate out of city hall is that the $2.1-billion rail line will open sometime in the first three months of 2019. Transportation general manager

Posted in All Stories, Annoucer Blogs, Brian Sylvester, News & Sports

Backpacks For The Homeless 2018

  The annual Backpacks For The Homeless has returned for another year, filling 2000 backpacks with essentials for those without a home.  This is a perfect way to give during the holidays to those in need.  Offices, service clubs, schools,

Posted in All Stories, Annoucer Blogs, Codi Jeffreys, News & Sports, Nida Drake

Santa Claus Is Coming To Town….Again….Again….And Again

The snow has fallen……decorations have already started to go up….some have even started their shopping…..so it’s only fitting the Big Man comes to town, or in this case, comes to towns 🙂 The Santa Claus Parades have many tops throughout

Posted in All Stories, Annoucer Blogs, Codi Jeffreys Tagged with: , , ,

+ Follow Us

 

+ Upcoming Events

  1. Royal Canadian Legion Barrhaven Craft Fair

    November 24 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  2. Christmas Bazaar and Lunch

    November 24 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
  3. The Barra MacNeils – An East Coast Christmas

    December 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  4. Elvis: A Christmas Special

    December 8 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  5. Women Rock @ the NAC

    January 10, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - January 12, 2019 @ 10:00 pm

+ On-Air & Shows