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“Share the Love” February Bottle Drive

Got some empties hanging around in your garage or basement from the holidays and been meaning to drop them off?  How about this idea? Empties for Paws is challenging everyone to Share the Love this February and help save lives

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Ending The Month With A Lunar Blue Moon

A total lunar eclipse will occur on the morning of January 31st and with this being the second full moon of the same month, it is called the “Blue Moon”. Unlike a solar eclipse, a lunar eclipse is a very

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Canada’s first female Grand Slam Winner Gabriela Dabrowski Is Into The Quarter Finals Down Under

One to watch! It was only a few years ago that Canada’s first female Grand Slam tennis champion was doing her laundry on the road and booking her own flights and hotels. Last year, Ottawa’s Gabriela Dabrowski and India’s Rohan

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Ottawa’s Ivanie Blondin Wins Gold At World Cup Speed Skating Event

Ottawa’s Ivanie Blondin topped the field in the women’s 3,000-metre speed skating race at the World Cup event on Sunday in Erfurt, Germany. She clocked in a time of three minutes 59.47 seconds, edging out Antoinette de Jong of the

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Full Sized Car Replica Fools Montreal Police And The Internet Laughs Along With Them

Fed up with the amount of snowfall that Montreal has received this year, and the city’s sometimes slow response to clean it up, woodworker Simon Laprise sculpted a full-sized car replica out of a snowbank to prank the snow removal

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Karlsson Trade Talk

Senators general manager Pierre Dorion has insisted he won’t trade captain Erik Karlsson. But Dorion finally acknowledged last night before his team’s 4-1 loss to St. Louis that Ottawa might miss the playoffs and that he’s had conversations with rival

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Add A Little Pi-Jazz To Your Dinner

I love when restaurants try out new things on the menu but I love it even more, when they branch out and try something completely different and when it goes hand in hand with supporting local music, it makes it

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Skate Your Cares Away

Its one of the greatest wonders of the world, maybe not in the top seven category but it darn well should be 😉  The Rideau Canal Skateway is the longest skating rink in the world and its one of the

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‘Jackie Robinson Of Ice Hockey’ Willie O’Ree Honoured Today

Hockey pioneer Willie O’Ree was honoured in Boston yesterday, marking the 60th anniversary of the Bruins forward breaking the NHL’s colour barrier. O’Ree is referred to as the “Jackie Robinson of ice hockey” At a news conference at the TD

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July, August, September Are The Most Popular Birth Months

Most of us know which celebrities we share a birthday with, but have you ever wondered how popular your birth date is? And admit it… at some point, did you count back from your date of birth to try to

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Trouble Falling Asleep? Make A To-Do List!

There are all kinds of reasons people have trouble falling asleep. It could be physiological, as in the case sleep apnea, or it could be because you’ve had too much caffeine late in the day. But many people experience insomnia

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Barenaked Ladies Re-Unite For Upcoming Juno Awards

Barenaked Ladies will soon be cemented in Canadian music history as the Toronto band, which comprises Ed Robertson, Jim Creeggan, Kevin Hearn, Tyler Stewart, and former member Steven Page, will be inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame this

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Happy Winnie The Pooh Day!!

I think Winnie The Pooh was just that book in everyone’s childhood that we all remember to this day in one form or other,  no matter how old you are. It’s the story of Winnie The Pooh, Eyore, Piglet, Christopher

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O’Connor Street Closure To Add To Commuter Woes Downtown

A six-week closure of O’Connor Street in the heart of Centretown will force southbound motorists to find alternate routes during the afternoon rush. The city announced on Wednesday that it will close O’Connor Street between Laurier Avenue and Somerset Street

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Ottawa’s Annual Kilt Skate = Bare Knees And Ice!

The annual Sir John A’s Great Canadian Kilt Skate started out as a modest Ottawa house party. This year, six different communities – Montreal, Toronto, Saskatoon, Calgary and Alexandria, as well as Ottawa – will be vying for bragging rights

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