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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

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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,

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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

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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

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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,

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Flu Already Taking A Toll

The flu season has barely begun, but the first flu-related death has already been recorded. According to Ottawa Public Health a 65 year old person died earlier this month.Public Health officials say it serves as a reminder the flu can

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Coming Soon – Leif Garrett Memoir

One-time teen heartthrob Leif Garrett is planning an autobiography. He’s signed with a literary agent, but very few details have been disclosed. Garrett writes on social media he is “very excited for this big step in telling my truth.” In

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Murder Charges Laid In Clarence-Rockland Shooting

A man is facing murder charges in the aftermath of Tuesday’s shooting in Clarence-Rockland east of the capital. OPP officers were called to a residence after receiving reports of possible gunshots.  The victim – 75 year old Paul Jobin –

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Canada Tries Facebook Dating Feature

Canada will be the first North American country to experience the launch of Facebook’s new dating feature as it rolls out today. The new feature, which was previously piloted in Colombia, will aim to make its social media platform’s users

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Fatal Shooting In Clarence-Rockland

A 75 year old man has died after gunshots were fired into a home in Clarence-Rockland on Tuesday.  Very few details have been released, and Ontario Provincial Police have not confirmed where the shooting occured or the victim’s identity.  One

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Police Looking To Locate 17 Year Old Boy

Ottawa Police are asking for help in locating a 17 year old boy. Oliver Clute of Ottawa has been missing since Sunday November 3rd. He was last seen in the area of Parkdale Avenue.  His family is greatly concerned for

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Area Police Focus On Red Light and Stop Sign Runners

This month will see a new focus on road safety by area police forces.  The Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) will be close attention to red light runners and stop sign violators the month of November. Between 2012 and 2016, there

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Have You Seen This Man?

The Ottawa Police Service is asking for public assistance in locating a man who’s been missing for several days.  The family of 51 year old Michael Smyth is concerned for his well-being. Michael went missing on Sunday October 28, 2018,

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Library Hosts Free Seminar On Managing Your Money

It’s something many of us can use some help with, and free help is certainly a bonus! The Ottawa Public Library will be holding an expert seminar on managing your personal finances later this month. This free event entitled “Your

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Ready For Some White Stuff?

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement warning us that the first measurable snowfall event of the season could happen this weekend.  Here’s the latest: 4:48 AM EDT Friday 26 October 2018 Special weather statement in effect for: Ottawa

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