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Bear Warning East Of The Capital

Provincial police are urging L’Orignal residents to be extra aware of their surroundings after a black bear was spotted near the village. Sightings of the animal in the community east of Ottawa were reported to police yesterday afternoon.The O-P-P says

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Things You Might Want To Know On This National Wine Day

Will it be red, white, rosee or something else?  This is the day specially set aside to appreciation a nice glass of vino.  Wine continues to grow in popularity, and here are a few things you may or may not

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Canadian Painting Sells For More Than 7.4 Million Dollars

A painting by the late Quebec artist Jean Paul Riopelle has found it self in second place on the list of Canada’s most expensive works of art after having sold for more than 7.4-million dollars. The painting, called Vent du

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Volunteers Needed For Sandbag Clean-Up!

An urgent appeal by the City of Ottawa. Volunteers, age 16 and over, are needed to continue the sandbag removal efforts in Fitzroy Harbour, Constance Bay and Dunrobin, this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Volunteers will be supplied with gloves. Comfortable

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Feds Pour More Money Into Fixing Phoenix Payroll System

The Federal Government is pouring more money into the problem-plagued Phoenix payroll system and admitting at this point, it’s not clear just how much taxpayers have spent on it. The government will spend 142-million-dollars over two years to hire 200

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Enormous Emerald Found In Brazil

Miners have found a 4.3-foot (1.3 meter) tall emerald weighing more than 600 pounds in Brazil’s northeastern state of Bahia. Paulo Santana of Brazil’s National Mineral Production Department said the emerald was found about 20 days ago by miners of

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We’re A Win Away From Going To The Cup Final!!!

Sens fans are ecstatic after a nailbiter of a win in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference final!! The victory staves off elimination and puts the Senators a game away from punching their ticket to the Stanley Cup final, The

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Arrest Made in Horrific Bombing At Ariana Grande Concert In Manchester

British Prime Minister Theresa May says the Manchester suicide bombing stands out for its “appalling, sickening cowardice.” The Islamic State group says one of its members carried out last night’s attack that killed at least 22 people and injured 59

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Elderly Woman Remains Missing

Ottawa Police continue to search for a missing elderly woman from Stittsville.  82 year old Nelliya Karbisheva was last seen  around 10:30 Sunday evening leaving the Queensway-Carleton Hospital and walking toward Baseline Road. Previously, she was in the 300 block of

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Obese Thai Monkey Gets Put On Strict Diet

Canada had Darwin the IKEA Monkey and now Thailand has their own celebrity simian. A wild monkey nicknamed “Uncle Fat” by locals is making headlines around the world, for a less auspicious reason than a keen fashion sense. The monkey

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More Of Us Are Eating Lunch At Our Desks

A new study from Dalhousie University shows that 39 per cent of Canadians are eating lunch at their desks — a number that reflects increasing workplace pressures and changing attitudes toward meals. People in Atlantic Canada eat lunch at their

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Ottawa Firefighters Will Administer Drug For Opioid Overdoses

By the end of June, Ottawa’s fifteen hundred firefighters will be carrying Naloxone kits. Ottawa’s fire chief says training will begin next week, and with the focus initially will be on firefighters working in the downtown core. Many firefighters were

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This Cereal Is Not For Kids

General Mills is giving away 10,000 boxes of all-marshmallow Lucky Charms. Specially-marked boxes of the cereal will contain a code that marshmallow fanatics can enter on a website to see if they get one of the boxes loaded with pink hearts,

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Rideau Canal Season Opening Delayed By One Week

As we approach the kick off weekend to the summer season many people are looking forward to heading to the campground or the cottage. However, boating on the Rideau Canal will not be an option. High water levels and flows

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Sens Offense Explodes in 5-1 Win Over Pens

That was one amazing game!!  The Ottawa Senators now have a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven NHL Eastern Conference final against Pittsburgh. Ottawa got four goals past Marc-Andre Fleury in the first 12 minutes and 52 seconds — including the

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