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The Next Frontier In Heart Health Is… A Toilet Seat?

Most doctors would agree that even the most well-meaning patients who suffer from heart-related issues won’t measure their blood pressure every day, so research engineers at the Rochester Institute of Technology set out to find an easy way to monitor

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New Amazon Fulfillment Centre Looking To Fill 600 Jobs Locally

The new Amazon fulfillment centre, slated to open in the Ottawa-area, is looking to fill more than 600 full-time positions. Anyone interested in working at the facility on Boundary Road, in Carlsbad Springs, can apply online. In a statement, Varun

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A Day To Refresh Your Passion

Let’s face it…..it was a very long winter for everyone.  If you’re like me and finding it hard to get that little kick-start we all need, maybe it’s time we all Refresh Our Passion. There is no better way to

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Think You Have Shoes?

Honestly I think each of us has a bit of shoe fetish in us.  Men, women, kids, even animals who like to sleep in them or chew on them 😉 But I think this might be a problem…..I say that

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Archaeologists Uncover Remnants Of Military Barracks On Parliament Hill

Beneath the tulips, trees, lawns and statues on Parliament Hill lie the remnants of a military complex that predates both Confederation and the founding of Ottawa. Three years after Ottawa was named the capital of the United Province of Canada

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Should We Bring Back Dandelion Fest?

I was joking with Brian that right after the Tulip Festival, we should stage a Dandelion Festival, because they are so annoyingly abundant in Mid-May. Apparently, there used to be a Dandelion Festival Kemptville not long ago. Next Sunday is

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Caesar This Great Book!!

It’s like the perfect trifecta when you think about it. It’s a book…..about a drink…..and it’s Canadian. Hot off the presses, it’s the first of it’s kind, the coffee table book dedicated to our favorite drink…..The Caesar.  50 Years.  50

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Pulitzer Prize Winner, Herman Wouk Has Died At 103

Herman Wouk (wohk), the author of “The Caine Mutiny” and the World War II epics, “The Winds of War” and “War and Remembrance,” has died at age 103, just 10 days shy of his 104th birthday. Literary agent Amy Rennert says

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This Makes Me Sad Not Grumpy :(

I know animals don’t live as long as us humans do and maybe that is what makes it harder.  For me, even when I don’t know the animal who passes, I still find it hard, for the owner and the

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Sheep Shearing Festival this weekend!

This Victoria Day long weekend, visitors to the Canada Agriculture & Food Museum will be able to learn all about wool by participating in various activities and demonstrations. Attend sheep shearing, sheep herding and sheepdog agility demonstrations. You can also

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‘Rabbit’ Sculpture By Jeff Koons Sells For A Record $91 Million

A shiny stainless steel sculpture created by Jeff Koons in 1986, inspired by a child’s inflatable toy, sold at Christie’s on Wednesday night for $91.1 million with fees, breaking the record at auction for a work by a living artist,

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Collision Investigators Seek Public’s Help Identifying Suspect In Hit And Run

According to Ottawa Police, The male cyclist involved in a hit and run collision this morning has succumbed to his injuries in hospital. No further information on the individual’s identity will be released. Investigators are still requesting the public’s assistance

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Shenkman Celebrates 10 Years!

Shenkman Arts Centre are celebrating 10 great years in the Nation’s Capital and they’re throwing a party and you’re invited!! It’s a free family friendly block party on Friday June 14th from 4 to 10pm at the  Shenkman Arts Centre

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Water Garden Tour Anyone

The 11th annual Water Garden Tour, hosted by the Greater Ottawa Water Garden Horticultural Society, will be featuring 10 beautiful water gardens of various designs and sizes, with an additional site also being showcased at night. The date for this

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Prince Has You Covered

Hard to believe it’s been just over three years since we lost The Purple One, The Artist Formerly Known As….and of course how we all know and remember him, Prince. Prince will forever be remembered as a commanding live performer,

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