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Senators Anderson Up For Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy

Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson has been nominated for the 2016-17 Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy. The trophy is awarded annually to the NHL player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to ice hockey. The Ottawa chapter of the

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Fewer Canadians Turned Away at U.S. Border Crossings

It might come as a surprise, but data obtained by The Canadian Press shows there were fewer Canadians turned away at the U-S land border crossings in recent months. This despite mounting concerns that Donald Trump’s immigration policies were resulting in

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Two Movie Remakes Dominate Weekend Box Office

It was remake city at the multiplex over the weekend. Two of the three did well, the other – not so much. At the top of the list was “Beauty and the Beast.” The remake of the Disney classic animated movie

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Ontario To Increase Minimum Wage

Ontario is  increasing the general minimum wage for the fourth consecutive year, which will bring the wage up to $11.60 from $11.40 this fall.  Minister of Labour Kevin Flynn made the announcement in Toronto. The increase will come into effect

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Ottawa Just Experienced Its Snowiest March 24th Since 1926

Today’s near record setting 10 cm (plus) early spring snowstorm led to traffic chaos, collisions, and frustration for pedestrians and motorists. Ottawa Police report there were 65 collisions on area roads before the noon hour. Some OC Transpo buses got

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Homan Goes For Gold!

Ottawa’s Rachel Homan is off to the final at the women’s world curling championship. Homan advanced to the championship game with a 7-3 win over Russia in the Page playoff game between the top two round-robin teams in Beijing. The

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Everything Old Is New Again, Including This Game Show

It was a popular game show hosted by Chuck Woolery in the 1980’s until the early 90’s. Now “Love Connection” is reconnecting with television viewers. A new version of the match-making game show is set to air on the Fox network

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Air Miles Reporting Theft of Cash Miles

Air Miles is notifying some of its members that criminals may have stolen their cash miles. Company spokeswoman Rachael Montgomery says although the cash miles were stolen, personal information was not compromised.Cash miles options for in-store purchases has temporarily been

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Federal By-Election Advance Polls Open Tomorrow In Ottawa-Vanier

If you live in the Ottawa-Vanier riding, make your vote count! There are several ways you can vote in the upcoming Federal by-election. 1. You can vote on Election Day – Monday, April 3rd. The polls will be open from

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City Gives Ottawa 67s Playoff Sendoff Today

The Ottawa 67’s a gearing up for the playoffs, and the City of Ottawa is gearing up to send them to the post-season.  The City and Mayor Jinm Watson will give the team a playoff send-off at noon today with

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New Milestone For Worldwide Box Office

Who goes to the movies?  It seems just about  everyone does these days — and that’s reflected in the latest worldwide box office numbers.  The Motion Picture Association of America says the worldwide box office has reached a new milestone.

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Say “Goodbye” To Canada Savings Bonds

The federal government is cashing in the venerable Canada Savings Bonds program, for generations a beacon of savings for Canadians keen to sock away a few dollars or teach their children a thing or two about managing money. Wednesday’s federal

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Game Show Host and Creator Passes Away

Game show impresario Chuck Barris has passed away at the age of 87. Barris, the madcap producer of  “The Gong Show” and “The Dating Game,” died of natural causes Tuesday afternoon at his home in Palisades, New York. In addition

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Homan On Verge Of Clinching Playoff Spot

Two more wins today for Ottawa’s Rachel Homan at the world women’s curling championship in Beijing. She defeated South Korea’s 9-8 before dumping the Scottish team 8-2. Homan has won seven straight round-robin games and is on the verge of

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Aviation Museum Becomes Drive In Theatre For One Night Only!

One of the capital’s major tourist attractions is being transformed into a drive-in next month.  On Wednesday April 19th at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum,  movie-goers will witness a state-of-the-art outdoor projection of  “THE ROCKET” from the comfort of their

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