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Bono & The Edge Will Join In The Parliament Hill Celebrations On Canada Day

Word about our BIG ‘Canada 150’ party on July 1st seems to be getting out! Rock superstars Bono and The Edge from U2 will be performing a song on Parliament Hill on Canada Day during the early show, although it’s not

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Strange Drinking Ritual In Dawson City Can Continue Now That Toe Has Been Returned

A mummified human toe that is the key ingredient in a strange drinking ritual in Dawson City is back where it belongs. Even the RCMP got involved! The toe, which is used in the Downtown Hotel’s popular “sourtoe cocktail,” vanished

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[Audio Interview] Codi Jeffreys In Conversation With Kenny Rogers

  The legendary Kenny Rogers comes to TD Ottawa Jazz Festival on Saturday.  Congratulations to all of our ticket winners.  Tickets are still available for The Gambler’s Last Deal –Click Here To Visit The TD Ottawa Jazz Festival Website  

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Burris And Family Unveil Championship Banner Tonight

Ottawa Redblacks fans are gearing up for the team’s season-0pener tonight at TD Place Stadium.  Should be a full house as the Redblacks take on the Calgary Stampeders  in a rematch of last year’s Grey Cup Final. Retired quarterback Henry Burris

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Time For Your Annual Picnic

Our region’s most family-friendly party takes place this Saturday.  The CHEO Foundation invites everyone to come and enjoy the 34th edition of CHEO’s Teddy Bears’ Picnic, tomorrow on the grounds of Rideau Hall.  No rain date. At the recent CHEO

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Royal Swan Release Party This Weekend

A special family event is  being held tomorrow as the City of Ottawa officially releases the Royal Swans onto the Rideau River.  The event takes place Saturday morning (June 24th)  from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at Brantwood Park (at

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“Chance For A Spinster” – OK Cupid 19th Century Style

Searching for a mate back in the 19th century wasn’t as easy as it is today, with the dearth of dating websites that have populated the internet. The best way for eligible bachelors to find a wife back in 1865

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Sears Closing Several Stores Locally

Sears Canada plans to close dozens of locations and eliminate 2,900 jobs across the country as part of a court-supervised restructuring process. They include the Sears stores in Hull and Brockville, the outlet in Cornwall, and the Sears Home store

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Tonight Will Be All About Soul

There was a time when Audrey Faith Perry was an unknown country singer just trying to make a go of this music scene back in the nineties.  Of course today, she is one of the most successful country artists of

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Anderson Wins Masterton Trophy!

No surprise to Sens fans that  netminder Craig Anderson has been named this year’s winner of the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy. The award is given to the NHL player who “best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship, and dedication to

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Violence In Lowertown Under Investigation

UPDATE ON RIDEAU STREET SHOOTING Around 1:20 this morning, Ottawa police officers attended the 400 block of Rideau Street in Lowertown for 911 calls indicating gunshots had been fired. A shooting scene was established with evidence of shell casings on

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Langevin Block Renamed

The federal government is renaming the Langevin Block building, which sits across from Parliament Hill, out of respect for Indigenous Peoples. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says keeping the name of Sir Hector-Louis Langevin _ someone associated with the residential school

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Wanted: Nanny Willing To Live In A Haunted House?

A family in rural Scotland is in the market for a new nanny after their “haunted” house scared off five live-in sitters. The family recently posted a job listing, looking for someone to live at their home in the Scottish

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Activating Medical ID On Your Smart Phone Could Save Your Life

You may not know about this, but there’s a vital feature on your smartphone that could safe your life and help medical staff treat you in an emergency….. It’s called a Medical ID and it’s a free feature on any

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OC Transpo Employees Honoured

The city today recognized the actions of OC Transpo employees who in the last year helped residents in their moments of need. 16 OC Transpo employees were honoured today for their actions during 2016 as part of the City’s 27th

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