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Major Queensway Closure for Last Weekend In July

Major traffic disruptions along the Queensway for the last weekend of July.  A section of highway 417 will be fully closed in both directions, with significant traffic impacts expected from 5 pm on July 28th to 11 am on July

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I’m Such A Trooper Girl ;)

Kemptville Live Music Festival kicks off tonight and runs through til Sunday in of course, gorgeous Kemptville just south of Ottawa off the 416. This year’s line-up is by far one of the best with the likes of Downchild Blues

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New Campaign Focuses On The Food We Waste

How much food do you throw out on any given week?  If you’re like most Canadians, it’s a whole lot! Now a new campaign is bringing together governments, non-government organizations and food retailers to tackle the food habits of Canadians

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City Of Ottawa Looking For Input Regarding The Future Of Canada’s Oldest Pedestrian Mall

The City of Ottawa has opened its own storefront workspace on Sparks Street, with the hope of creating more dialogue about the future of the oldest pedestrian mall in the country. Sparks Street was closed off to vehicle traffic in

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[Video] ‘Mama Mia, Here We Go Again’ Might Be The Feel-Good Movie Of 2018

Mama Mia 2, “Here We Go Again” opens this weekend! When “Mamma Mia!” first hit theaters 10 years ago, audiences were swept up watching stars like Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgard, and Julie Walters dance and sing

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Cars Destroyed In East-End Auction Parking Lot

A fire investigator has been called in after a dramatic early morning blaze at a Vars car auction yard that destroyed a number of vehicles. Responders were called to the large ADESA auction lot at 1717 Burton Road near Highway

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Enjoy Your Summer With Peace Of Mind

Of course, with summer that means weekends away, road trips and excursions that take advantage of the good weather while we can. But whether you are taking off for a cottage, going camping, doing some sightseeing, being a tourist in

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Lin-Manuel Miranda To Publish Little Pep Talks Collection

If you don’t already follow Lin-Manuel Miranda on Twitter, you might want to look him up. Yes, Lin-Manuel Miranda is well known best for his groundbreaking creation of the Broadway smash, ‘Hamilton’, but he’s also earned a healthy following on

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Huntclub & Riverside Tops List Of Most Dangerous Intersections – Again

For the fourth year in a row, the most dangerous intersection in Ottawa was at Hunt Club Road and Riverside Drive, where 45 collisions occurred in 2017, more than at any other intersection with traffic lights. Hunt Club and Riverside

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Might As Well Dance, You Know ;)

Multiple Grammy Award-Winning singer-songwriter Jason Mraz new single, Might As Well Dance, off his forthcoming album Know comes accompanied by an official music video featuring footage from Mraz’s own wedding to wife Christina Carano, awwww!!! His newest album Know arrives

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John Lennon Stamp Dedication in NYC in September

John Lennon is the next artist to be featured in the U-S Postal Service series of stamps honouring music icons. The Forever stamp will be dedicated September 7th in New York City.  The stamp pane will resemble a 45-record sleeve. 

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Fortissimo Expected To Draw Thousands To Parliament Hill

Fortissimo is a military and musical spectacular created for the lawns of Parliament Hill featuring massed military bands, pipes and drums, guest performers and the soldiers of the Ceremonial Guard. It is a showcase event in the Nation’s Capital that

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First Ever Hollywood Movie Shot Entirely In Canada Has An Ottawa Connection

Very interesting footnote from the Historical Society of Ottawa concerning July 16th… On this day in 1941… A film crew from Warner Brothers, the motion picture studio, arrived in Ottawa to film ‘Captains of the Clouds’, the first ever Hollywood

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“Downton Abbey” Movie Starts Filming This Summer!

A popular import TV show is about to make the leap from the flat-screen to the big screen. There’s confirmation that “Downton Abbey” will be released as a movie. Focus Features says work on the movie will begin this summer.

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Royal Christening Official Photos

In honour of Prince Louis’ christening earlier this month, Kensington Palace has released four official photos taken after the ceremony. The images captured by celebrity photographer Matt Holyoak show Prince William and his wife Kate posing with their three children

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