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Apollo 11, Lift Off To The Moon, 50 Years Ago Today

Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins returned to Launch Complex 39-A at the Kennedy Space Center this morning — the exact spot where he flew to the moon 50 years ago with Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin. Armstrong died seven years

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Comedian Tom Green Calls Proposed Chateau Design “Architectural Abomination”

Ottawa native, and world renowned comedian Tom Green was at city hall today as Councillors gathered to debate a motion to re-consider having another debate over the proposed addition to the iconic Ottawa landmark, the Chateau Laurier Hotel It is

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Rideau Bakery Acquired By Farm Boy

Farm Boy announced today they have acquired Ottawa’s beloved Rideau Bakery from the Kardish family and is working on a plan that will keep the iconic brand alive in Farm Boy stores across Ontario. Farm Boy CEO Jeff York said since

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Former PM Jean Chretien Hospitalized

There’s word former prime minister Jean Chretien is going to be fine after being treated for a kidney stone. Chretien was taken to a Hong Kong hospital shortly after he arrived there last evening. The 85-year-old was scheduled to speak

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#StartWithHillary

Hillary McKibbon turns six on Wednesday. Only a few weeks ago the young girl was diagnosed with a rare blood disease called aplastic anemia. The condition occurs when the body stops producing enough new blood cells, leaving patients feeling fatigued and

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Hayley Wickenheiser Headed To The Hockey Hall Of Fame

Hayley Wickenheiser is a top candidate to be announced as a Hockey Hall of Fame inductee today. The longtime Canadian women’s team star is in her first year of eligibility. The class of 2019 will officially becomes members of the

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21 years old And Already A legend – Brooke Henderson Makes Canadian Golf History

Brooke Henderson has made Canadian golf history. The 21-year-old from Smiths Falls, won the Meijer LPGA Classic, giving her nine career LPGA titles. That sets a Canadian record for most wins on either the PGA or LPGA tours. The 8th

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Raptors Victory Parade!

So many people have packed into downtown Toronto to watch the N-B-A champion Raptors’ victory parade that some subway stations near City Hall are being shut down due to overcrowding at street level. Nathan Phillips Square and the area for

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“Canada In One City”- Ottawa’s New Slogan

“Canada in one city” Its our new slogan. Those four words will soon welcome visitors to the nation’s capital. Mayor Jim Watson introduced the new brand this morning “We have rural countryside, vibrant suburban and downtown. We’ve got a very multicultural

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Moose Swimming In The Ottawa River

The Ottawa Riverkeeper captured this video yesterday of a moose swimming in the Ottawa River near the Portage Bridge. I suppose too much traffic on the bridge! Here is the video and tweet from Ottawa Riverkeeper. Just now! A moose

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Ottawa’s Population Reaches One Million-Weeks End

Mayor Jim Watson announced this morning that Ottawa’s population will join the one million club on Friday While saying “it’s symbolic in some respects”, Mayor Watson also said “it also brings us into the league of cities like Toronto and

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Ottawa Police Report Tornado Touches Down In Orleans

Ottawa Police Patrol units are currently responding to the aftermath of a tornado that touched down in the east end or Orleans at around 5:45pm thisafternoon. Police report many trees are down and property damage has been reported. No injuries

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Volunteers Urgently Needed For Sandbag And Debris Removal

Beginning tomorrow (Saturday), volunteers of all abilities, age 12 and over, are urgently needed over the next two weeks for sandbag and debris removal at flood-affected properties in West Carleton, Bay and Cumberland. Work will take place between 9 AM

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Flood Warning Lifted

Some good news for residents who live along the Ottawa River. Area Conservation Authorities are terminating the Flood Warning issued on April 19th The most recent analysis from the Ottawa River Regulation Committee indicate that water levels along the lower

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Ottawa Race Weekend Is Here

Ottawa Race Weekend is here On Saturday the 2K race begins at 3:00 pm followed by the 5 and 10 K races Sunday morning the Ottawa Marathon begins at 7:00 am followed by the Kids Marathon and the Half Marathon

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