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Looking Good For LRT

This fall’s timeline for the start of light rail in the capital is looking good. Rideau Transit Group says it’s “confident” the Confederation Line will be ready to roll in early November. In a memo to members of council, City

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Sweet Tribute To Fallen Police Officers

A 12-year-old Nova Scotia boy’s tribute to the police officers killed Friday in Fredericton has been viewed more than 375-thousand times on Facebook. Josh Cochrane of Yarmouth Nova Scotia wanted to do something to help comfort the grieving community, so

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New Gospel Duet For The King And His Daughter [VIDEO]

Fans of Elvis will be happy to know that a compilation of his gospel songs has just been released. Elvis Presley duets with his daughter Lisa Marie, on a newly revamped version of “Where No One Stands Alone,” the title

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More Local Road Construction To Watch For

Lots of roadwork construction for motorists to keep in mind over the next days and weeks in the capital region.  Here’s the latest list from the City of Ottawa:   Beginning today (Friday, August 10 at 9 pm), the northbound

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Baby Boomers Staying In Their Homes Longer

A new survey suggests eight in 10 baby boomers in Canada plan to remain in their homes for the next five years. That leaves some 17 per cent or 1.4 million boomers planning to buy and sell homes in the

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Carpool Karaoke Featuring Sir Paul Becomes Prime Time Special

You know it, you love it!  James Corden’s “Carpool Karaoke” segment with Paul McCartney on “The Late Late Show” in June was so popular that they’re going to expand it into a prime-time special. “Carpool Karaoke: When Corden Met McCartney

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R.I.P. Hockey Hall Of Fame Great – Stan Mikita

Stan Mikita, a nine-time all-star who played his entire NHL 21-year career with the Chicago Blackhawks, has died at age 78. The Blackhawks confirmed his death earlier today. Stan Mikita, who was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in

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Long Weekend Drowning At Ottawa Valley Resort

An investigation is underway by the OPP in Renfrew after reports of a drowning at Logos Land Resort near Cobden.  Police were called to the scene around 2:30 pm Sunday.  The victim was an 18 year old woman who’d been

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Apple Is Now The World’s First $1 trillion Company

Tech giant Apple just reached a significant milestone, becoming the first publicly traded U.S. company to hit $1 trillion US in market value. Just before noon, Apple stock briefly hit a new all-time high of $207.05, on the NASDAQ. That

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14-Year Old Ottawa Teen Reported Missing

The Ottawa Police Service needs the public’s help in locating a missing 14-year-old. Jaedon Thibeault of Ottawa was last seen on Saturday, July 28, in the area of Place d’Orléans Drive and St. Joseph Boulevard. Police say his family is

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Health Canada Warns Of EpiPen Shortage In August

The maker of the EpiPen says its adult-dose auto-injector will be in “very limited” supply in Canadian pharmacies in August and new stock likely won’t be available until the end of that month. Pfizer Canada also says it is currently

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Meet The Newest Angels

We may know her best as Bella in the “Twilight” movies, but Kristen Stewart is now getting ready to become an angel. The actress will be co-starring in the Elizabeth Banks reboot of  “Charlie’s Angels.” Officials with Sony Pictures says

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Queensway Closure And Other Road Projects You Should Know About

The busy summer road construction season continues, and here are some upcoming events and projects from west to east that will have impacts on Ottawa traffic. Highway 416 – Beginning  today (Friday, July 27) at 9 pm, the on-ramp from

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Missing 15 Year Old Ottawa Girl

The Ottawa Police Service Missing persons Unit is asking for public assistance in locating missing Maryssa Smith, 15 years old from Ottawa. Her family is concerned for her safety. Maryssa was last seen on Tuesday July 24, 2018 in the area

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City’s Burn Ban Lifted

Word from the city of Ottawa this morning is that in light of recent record rainfall, the open air fire ban has been lifted. However, Ottawa residents must obtain an Open Air Fire Permit (Burn Permit) to have an open air

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