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Corey Hart Met His Future Wife At The 1993 Juno Awards

Corey Hart’s contributions to pop music will be honoured at the Juno Awards on Sunday, but Corey will be marking another significant personal milestone at the event. Nearly 26 years ago, he was introduced to his wife, Quebecois singer Julie

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New World Record – Google Engineer Calculates Pi to 31 Trillion Digits

It’s March 14th… known in scientific circles as “Pi Day”. Some math whizzes have suggested that Pi Day should really be called Pi Approximation Day. The ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter is commonly shortened to 3.14, but

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16 Year-Old Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Nominated For Nobel Peace Prize

Greta Thunberg hasn’t graduated from high school yet, but she’s already a nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize. The 16-year-old Swedish teen first made news in August of 2018, when she led a school strike for climate action outside the

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Catch Basin Map – City Of Ottawa

Did you know the City of Ottawa has over 100,000 catch basins to provide drainage to our roadways and greenspaces?  As a critical component of the city storm collection system, keeping catch basins clear of debris (leaves, ice, snow, etc.)

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Win Tickets To Day Tripper

  Day Tripper is the show for die-hard fans of the Beatles. With costumes, stage sets, and a massive repertoire of The Beatles, this show will take you on a journey through the Beatle-mania area through Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts

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Canadian Teen Bianca Andreescu Is The Talk Of The Tournament At Indian Wells

Teen Canadian tennis sensation, Bianca Andreescu, continued her phenomenal breakthrough season by delivering a one-sided defeat of two-time Grand Slam winner, Garbiñe Muguruza, to make the BNP Paribas Open semifinals on her debut appearance. The 6-0, 6-1 rout took just

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Haunted Dresser For Sale At The ReStore In Salisbury North Carolina

Habitat For Humanity Greater Ottawa builds safe, decent and affordable homes, including single-family and multi-unit houses with the help of volunteers and Habitat homeowners themselves. Habitat has been building homes in Ottawa since 1993, and has served 73 local families

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Boeing 737 Max 8 Grounded In Canada

Transport Minister Marc Garneau is grounding all Boeing 737 Max 8 airplanes in Canada over safety concerns arising from the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines flight that killed all on board, including 18 Canadians.   Garneau says the decision to

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World Wide Web Turns 30 This Month

To Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the world wide web is a “mirror of humanity” where “you will see good and bad.” He should know, more than anyone. The world wide web was invented by Tim Berners-Lee in March of 1989, while

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Legendary Session Drummer Hal Blaine Has Died At 90

Drummer Hal Blaine, who played on many of the biggest hits in music history, has died. His son-in-law, Andy Johnson, told The Associated Press that Hal Blaine died of natural causes Monday at his home in Palm Desert, California. He

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Understanding Travel Insurance?

A recent study shows there’s still confusion among Canadians when it comes to travel health insurance. The study by the Travel Health Insurance Association of Canada (THIA) shows 13 per cent of Canadians aren’t sure if they have travel insurance

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Carleton Raven’s Win 14th University Basketball Championship Since 2003

Dynasty restored! The Carleton Ravens are back on top as Canadian university men’s basketball champions, after dominating the previously undefeated Calgary Dinos 83 – 49 in Sunday’s national final in Halifax. The win propelled the Ravens to their 14th title

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Harry & Meghan Learn To Make Maple Taffy At Canada House

Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, marked Commonwealth Day with a visit to Canada House in London. The royal couple headed to the consulate to attend a youth event, meant to showcase the diverse community of young Canadians living in

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‘Housebound’ Ottawa Man Was Waiting For Spring

Ottawa Police helped dig an elderly man out of his home Thursday after the city’s excessively snowy winter left him housebound for weeks. The man in his 70s had heat and electricity and access to a phone, but decided he

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‘Airwolf’ Actor Jan-Michael Vincent Has Died At 74

Jan-Michael Vincent, best known for playing daredevil pilot Stringfellow Hawke in 1980s TV series ‘Airwolf’, has died at the age of 74. The US actor also appeared with Charles Bronson in ‘The Mechanic’, with Burt Reynolds in ‘Hooper’ and in seminal

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