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RIP Peggy And Doris!

Word is just coming down the wire on the sad loss of two great ladies in the entertainment world. Actress Peggy Lipton passed away over the weekend at the age 72 after a battle with cancer.  Peggy was a star

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A Match Made In Heaven ;)

If you’re a fan of Matchbox 20 and Rob Thomas solo, well here is some good news out of that camp 🙂 Just announced this morning, Rob Thomas is coming to town!! Rob Thomas is one of the most distinctive

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On The Band Wagon :)

I have to say REO Speedwagon are one of my all time favorite bands ever!!!  Something about their sound and I can just remember the first time I heard them on radio, after that I was hooked!! Hi Infidelity to

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Bring On The Burst Of Colour – It’s Tulip Festival Time!

The Tulip Festival was officially launched at noon today. For the next 3 weekends, bands will be playing along the boardwalk at Commissioners Park and Dow’s Lake for visitor’s enjoyment, along with the thousands of tulips. New this year, the

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Ottawa Part Of A Provincial Pilot Project To Raise Speed Limit

Starting in mid-September, as part of a pilot project, Ontario will increase speed limits to 110 km/h on three sections of highways in Southern Ontario, including Ottawa. The locations are Highway 417 from Ottawa/Gloucester to the Ontario/Quebec border, Queen Elizabeth

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Are Tennis Balls Yellow Or Green?

By rule of tennis law – specifically, the International Tennis Federation, or ITF – a tennis ball should be yellow in colour. The edict was handed down in 1972, after TV viewers had trouble following the movement of white balls.

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46 Million Australian $50 Banknotes Are In Circulation With A Typo

Australia’s new $50 banknote is filled with all kinds of innovative security features, such as holographic design elements, but it also has a typo. According to CNN, the $50 bill, worth about $34.90 (US), debuted in October 2018. It features

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Lord Of The Rings….In Concert?

You bet your towers it is!!! At long last, Canada’s premier film concert orchestra will bring the second installment of The Lord Of The Rings at Canadian Tire Centre as The Lord Of The Rings – The Two Towers –

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Young At Art

Young at Art 2019 is an exceptional opportunity for Ottawa visual artists between the ages of 12 and 20 to gain recognition for their artistic efforts and abilities within their communities through the experience of a citywide, juried art exhibition.

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Free Bike Tune Ups At City Hall For Bike to Work Month

May is Bike to Work Month and the City of Ottawa is encouraging residents to commute by bicycle. If your bike needs a tune-up after the long winter, the free bike maintenance pod is returning to City Hall, thanks to

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What’s In A Royal Baby Name?

After announcing the birth of their first child, a son, on Monday, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have now officially announced his name: Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, who will reportedly have no title, and will simply go by Master Archie. The couple

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Loving Me Some Jim Cuddy!!

Don’t get me wrong, I do love Blue Rodeo but there is just something about Jim Cuddy and I know I’m not alone in thinking that 😉 Girls all love Jim Cuddy and even the guys have the “man-crush” on

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It’s All About The Stars This Weekend!

I know with Mother’s Day weekend on Sunday, Mom is the biggest star  but she’s not the only star this weekend 😉 This Saturday marks International Astronomy Day around the world!! Shopping malls, museums and libraries will play host to

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Former NCC Board Member Proposes Reopening Sparks St. to Traffic And Closing Off Wellington St. As A Pedestrian Mall

The most recent attempt to bring Sparks Street back to life will happen this fall, as the City of Ottawa follows through on a plan to revamp the pedestrian walkway. That’s a move which Bob Plamondon, a former board member

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[Video] Prince William To His Brother, “Welcome To The Sleep-Deprivation Society”

Congratulatory messages about the new royal baby have been pouring in from around the world, but an off-the-cuff remark from Prince William kept things very real. With his wife, Duchess Kate by his side, he told reporters; “We’re absolutely thrilled

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