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Area Police Forces Gear Up for MEGA Ride Program

The Ottawa Police Service will be conducting multiple RIDE programs throughout this week as a reminder that driving impaired by drugs or alcohol is illegal. The RIDE programs include a MEGA Ride that will involve multiple police agencies as well

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Zero Waste At Ottawa Public Library Today!!

Jonathan Rausseo will be taking his lunch break to explore the journey at the University of Ottawa as they try to create a zero waste campus. The program will discuss the successes and pitfalls of various waste management technologies and

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Recall Of Canned Nutritional Beverages

There’s a recall to report regarding Abbott Nutrition and some of its canned nutritional beverages like Ensure Plus and PediaSure.  The Chicago-based company is recalling products under its Ensure Plus, Jevity and TwoCal brands due to possible bacterial contamination.  There

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[Video] Scottish Grandmother Reads A Children’s Book To Her Grandson And The World Takes Notice

A children’s book about a three-legged donkey is one of the top selling books in the United States, thanks to a viral video of Scottish grandmother, Janice Clark, reading Craig Smith’s “The Wonky Donkey” to her baby grandson. Her breathless

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Michael Bublé Early Retirement Rumours “Completely False”

Michael Bublé’s people were in ‘walk-back’ mode this weekend, after what’s being called a ‘misunderstanding’ between Michael and a journalist. His management team had to issue a statement Sunday afternoon saying that that contrary to many reports, Michael Bublé is

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Parent/Teen Cannabis Info Sessions

Officials with Ottawa Public Health are hosting a series of information sessions to help parents of teens looking for information about legalized cannabis.  The information nights will be held in English and French, offering parents tips on discussing drug use

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Little Royal Arrives Next Spring!

Kensington Palace says Prince Harry and his wife the Duchess of Sussex are expecting a child in the spring. The palace says the couple has “appreciated all of the support they have received from people around the world since their

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“My Own Piece Of Art History” Even If Half Of It Has Been Shredded

The winning bidder for a Banksy painting that self-destructed during an auction last week has decided to keep it and go through with the purchase. Sotheby’s auction house said a female European collector was the successful bidder, agreeing to pay

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Hydro Ottawa “Planned Power Outage” Sunday Morning

Ottawa Hydro will need to temporarily shut off power to approximately 50,000 customers very early Sunday morning while it works to restore the Merivale Transmission Station. Crews have been working nearly non-stop on the station, which was particularly hard hit

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Let’s Get A Little Batty

Tis kind of the season to be talking bats with Halloween around the  corner so Canadian Wildlife Federations are just in time. The Canadian Wildlife Federation are seeking 25 home owners who would like to participate in their bat conservation

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Local Traffic Issues To Keep In Mind

It remains a busy construction season in the city.  Several areas from east to west are affected, which could have an impact on your plans to get around the city. Here’s the full rundown: Elgin Street: Hydro Ottawa work continues

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NCC Seeking A Name For The Ottawa River South Shore Riverfront Park

The National Capital Commission’s brand-new, Ottawa River South Shore Riverfront Park needs a new, less cumbersome name, and you can help. The NCC is inviting suggestions from the public to name the sweeping nine-kilometre-long green space that follows the river along

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Ontarian’s Will Be Able To Legally Purchase Pot In A Week

Starting a week from today, people in Ontario will be able to legally buy marijuana at a government-run online store. Orders will be shipped to customers for a $5 delivery fee using Canada Post. Visitors to the website must first

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Another Nut To Crack :)

Canada’s Ballet Jorgen has a busy schedule planned for Ottawa this season and that includes a family holiday favorite at Shenkman Art Centre on December 12th and 13th for three shows and then for two shows on December 15th at

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Barbra Streisand Video Takes Aim At Trump

Barbra Streisand’s first single from her upcoming album has a song directly addressing U.S. President Donald Trump.  Streisand had made no secret of her dislike for Trump, and takes that to a whole new level in the recording and subsequent

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