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Tom Cochrane’s Song Proceeds Donated To Humboldt Fund

Juno award-winning singer-songwriter Tom Cochrane has released a reworked version of his song “Big League” and plans to donate the proceeds to a fund to support those affected by this month’s hockey team bus crash in Saskatchewan.  Cochrane played an

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Hollywood Mourns The Loss Of “Night Court” Judge

Harry Anderson, the actor, comedian and magician best known for playing Judge Harry Stone on the sitcom Night Court, died Monday at his home in Asheville, North Carolina. He was 65. No foul play is suspected. Anderson started his career as

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Ice Storm-Thousands Without Power

The severe weather is keeping Hydro Ottawa crews busy today with more than 100 outages across the city, leaving approximately 22,000 customers without power. Employees with Hydro Quebec were frantically working to restore power to 31,000 customers affected by the

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Celebrate Astronomy Day At The Aviation Museum This Weekend

This Saturday April 21st marks International Astronomy Day around the world. Shopping malls, museums and libraries will play host to various astronomy clubs and groups. They will be setting up display tables, telescopes and possibly inflatable planetariums to celebrate the

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Night Owls Beware!

Are you one of those who loves to stay up very late at night or well into the morning hours? That may not be such a good thing in terms of your health.  A new study suggests being a night

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#Jerseys For Humboldt

School children are wearing them, so is Mayor Jim Watson. Ottawans are wearing their  hockey jerseys today to honour the victims and support the survivors of last Friday’s Humboldt bus crash. Members of the Canadian Forces were authorized to wear

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What’s Wrong With This Picture?

A commemorative royal wedding plate has surfaced ahead of next month’s Royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. However, there’s something distinctively different about this plate.  It features the face of a different groom; none other than British singer-songwriter

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Winter’s Not Done Yet!

Environment Canada is warning of the potential for a major ice storm this weekend in parts of Eastern Ontario. A special weather statement issued Wednesday morning takes in the Brockville and Prescott areas along with other areas south of Ottawa. 

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The Sketch That’s Captured A Nation

An Ottawa-raised woman who drew a pencil sketch of local teen Jonathan Pitre meeting  members of the Humboldt Broncos players in a hockey rink in heaven says she’s surprised at the impact her drawing is having. Kerry MacGregor, who now

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Moment of Silence To Be Observed At City Hall

A moment of silence and reflection will be observed at the Ottawa City Council meeting on Wednesday. It will mark the passing of Jonathan Pitre, who died last Wednesday after a long battle with EB, a blistering and painful skin disease

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More Fatalities Than Ever On OPP-Patrolled Roads

A new OPP report says the number of fatalities on roads, trails and waterways in Ontario spiked in 2017. The report shows that 343 people died on OPP-patrolled roads last year, which is a five-year high. The previous year (2016),

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4.7 Million And Counting For Humboldt Hockey Victims and Survivors

People from all over the world have flooded a Go Fund Me page to help in the wake of a horrific bush crash that killed 15 members of Humboldt Saskatchewan’s Broncos Junior A hockey team. By early Monday,  donations totaling

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Condolences And Support For Humboldt Broncos

The death toll from the bus crash involving a Saskatchewan junior hockey team bus has risen to 15. The president of the Broncos, of the Saskatchewan Major Junior Hockey League, fought back tears Saturday as he described being “heartbroken and completely

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Ottawa’s Butterfly Child Passes Away

The teen who came to be known as Ottawa’s Butterfly Child has passed away.  An Ottawa Citizen report says 17 year old Jonathan Pitre of Russell died this week from septic shock complications.  Jonathan was admitted to hospital in Minneapolis

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OPP Seek Missing Teen Last Seen In Clarence-Rockland

Darcy Desjardins, 16, has been missing Tuesday night, after leaving her home in Clarence-Rockland on foot. Provincial police are looking for your help locating her. Darcy is described as: -5’9 tall -150 lbs. -black hair -Blue eyes Darcy was last

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