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ParticipAction’s Annual Report Links Brain Health To Regular Exercise, Children And Youth

A new report says kids with autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and other brain-based conditions could have the most to gain from boosting physical activity. For the first time, ParticipAction’s annual report card on physical activity for children and youth

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Sens Trade Hoffman!

The Ottawa Senators have traded forward Mike Hoffman.  The move comes less than one week after a story broke about his partner’s alleged harassment of team captain Erik Karlsson’s wife.The Senators announced Tuesday they have traded Hoffman, prospect defenceman Cody

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One Impaired Charge In Friday’s Mega RIDE

The results are in from Friday evening’s MegaRIDE program held across the National Capital Region.  Only one charge of impaired driving was laid in the June 15th operation, which featured co-operation from police forces across the Ottawa-area. In addition, two

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Another Queensway Ramp Closure

Commuters take note! Another ramp closure in the end of Ottawa.  The latest Highway 417 ramp closure  is the eastbound off-ramp near Carling Avenue.  The shutdown is expected to last at least four weeks as the Ministry of Transportation rehabs and widens

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Feeling Beachy?

The kids will be out of school before you know it, and beach season is upon us. Lifeguards are on duty at most City of Ottawa beaches and outdoor pools starting this weekend. Here are some things you need to

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Feeling Beachy? It’s Officially That Time Of Year!

The kids will be out of school before you know it, and beach season is upon us. Lifeguards are on duty at most City of Ottawa beaches and outdoor pools starting this weekend. Here are some things you need to

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Police Investigating Rash Of Car Thefts

A warning from Ottawa Police regarding a rash of theft from vehicles in the city. The  suspects are either opening unlocked car doors or breaking windows to gain access. Since the start of the year, there have been more than

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SIU Investigates Shooting In Almonte

Ontario’s police watchdog is investigating after a woman was seriously injured in a shooting involving provincial police in Almonte.  The Special Investigations Unit says two OPP officers went to a residence Tuesday morning as part of an investigation, and that

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Paul Dewar Says His Cancer Is Terminal

Former New Democrat M-P Paul Dewar has sent an open letter revealing his brain cancer is terminal. Dewar first announced in February that he was undergoing treatment for a brain tumour, and now says he has the same type of

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Is The Fourth Time The Charm?

City of Ottawa staff are recommending council approve a latest proposed addition to the iconic Chateau Laurier. In a report released late Monday, city staff said the proposed addition is better than the parking garage it will replace and that

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Another Record-Breaker For CHEO!

The CHEO Foundation is thrilled to announce another record-breaking total for the children and youth who rely on CHEO. The final total announced at the end of the CHEO Telethon was  $10,648,449, proving once again that the health of  children and youth

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Wish You Had More Time To Listen To Music? You’re Not Alone

As we grow older, the amount of time we spend listening to music diminishes. Interest in new music seems to peak in our early 20s. After that, we tend to cling to the music we discovered in our youth. There

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Voter Turnout Yesterday Highest In 20 Years

Regardless of how you voted, or how you feel about election results, there was some encouraging news that came out of the provincial election. Ontario voters showed up in droves on Thursday, making the turnout rate the province’s highest in

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Canada Day Volunteers Wanted!

The countdown is on to Canada’s 151st birthday bash, and Canadian Heritage is looking for enthusiastic and energetic individuals to lend a helping hand in making this year’s Canada Day celebration a success! Register now and come celebrate Canada Day

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A Meeting That’s Been 90 Years In The Making!

The 1st Gerber Baby took a sweet photo with the newest one. It was a heartwarming moment as the first Gerber baby, now 91, met the newest one, little Lucas Warren. Lucas made history in 2018 when he became Gerber’s

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