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Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas at Lansdowne

The festive season officially begins in the Glebe this Friday November 30th with the lighting of one of Ottawa’s largest Christmas trees at Lansdowne. Following the lighting ceremony set for shortly after 6:00 p.m., enjoy a special  evening with the

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Prominent Anti-Poverty Activist Harry Leslie Smith Has Died

Anti-poverty activist Harry Leslie Smith is being remembered as one of a kind and a man who never wavered in his fight for equality and justice. The 95-year-old, who split his time between Canada and his native England, died in

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Humboldt Broncos “Go Fund Me” Monies Distributed

A Saskatchewan judge has approved a committee’s recommendation on how to distribute $15.2 million raised in a GoFundMe campaign after the Humboldt Broncos bus crash. Justice Neil Gabrielson agreed that families who lost a loved one in the April 6

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Fatal Fire In Carlington

One person is dead after a fire in a Carlington area apartment. Ottawa Fire received multiple 911 calls around 6:30 p.m. reporting heavy smoke and flames originating from the back of a small residential building at 1290 Emperor Avenue. It’s

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ALS Claims Life Of Spongebob Squarepants Creator

Stephen Hillenburg had a love of drawing and a love of marine biology.  He combined those dual loves into what has become a singular sensation: “SpongeBob SquarePants.”   Sadly, Hillenburg died Monday of Lou Gehrig’s disease. He was only 57. Hillenburg conceived,

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Building Lots In McAdam New Brunswick Are Selling For A Buck Each

You’ve heard about those ‘too-good-to-be-true’ stories about houses or land for sale in small communities struggling to attract newcomers to move there. But this one is for real. McAdam is a tiny New Brunswick village, about an hour’s drive from

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This Week’s Winner Of Codi And Nida’s Recipe Contest

Congratulations to Britney Stephens, whose recipe for Bacon Crackers is this week’s winner in Codi and Nida’s Recipe Contest.  The crackers are perfect for potlucks and office Christmas gatherings.  After all, who doesn’t like bacon?   Britney has won $100 gift

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Police Looking To Locate 18 Year Old Male

Ottawa Police are looking for help in locating 18 year old Kilal Taha of Ottawa. Police say his family is concerned for his safety. In a media release police said Kilal Taha was last seen this morning at 7:30am, leaving

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With It You Wouldn’t Get Your Cyber Monday Order So Quickly

    It’s Cyber Monday as millions of consumers are jumping on line to order deals, and take advantage of Christmas shopping from the comfort of their home, even work place.  Have you done any shopping today?  Have you been

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Santa Stops Traffic In Orleans This Weekend.

Another Santa parade comes to the capital region this weekend.  It’s the immensely popular Santa’s Parade of Lights in Orleans.  The parade begins at 6 p.m. around St. Joseph Boulevard and Youville Drive. It ends at St. Joseph and Prestone

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Local E. Coli Case Linked To Romaine Lettuce

Ottawa Public Health has confirmed one local case of E. coli linked to an outbreak in Ontario, Quebec and several U.S. states involving contaminated romaine lettuce.The case was reported in late October. OPH hasn’t released much information about the case,  only

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Who Are The Highest Earning Women in Music?

Are you fans of any of the ladies on this list? Katy Perry leads the way with $83 million dollars. This is the top ten list of highest earning women in music, according to Forbes Magazine: 1 Katy Perry …

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Public Health Warning – Romaine Lettuce Is Still Making People Sick

The Public Health Agency of Canada is warning people in Ontario and Quebec not to eat romaine lettuce as it works with U.S. health officials to determine the source of an outbreak of E. Coli infections in the two provinces

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Our Winning Recipe For This Week

Congrats to Lucille Hall, our most recent winner in Codi and Nida’s Recipe contest!  Her lasagna recipe sounds absolutely delicious, with some extra touches like brown sugar and diced portobello mushrooms.  We announce a contest winner every Monday morning and

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Community Shows Incredible Support For CHEO

Wow, that was quick! The CHEO Dream of a Lifetime Lottery is SOLD OUT. Not only that, this year’s 50/50 draw jackpot is currently over $1.1 million and continuing to go up. Dream of a Lifetime Lottery ticket holders can

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