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[Video] New Leonard Cohen Album Of Unreleased Material Coming In November

A new posthumous album of previously unreleased Leonard Cohen music was just announced by Sony Music. The album, called ‘Thanks For The Dance’, will be released on November 22. In a written statement Sony said the album is a collection of

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Vancouver, Toronto, And Quebec City Make Top 50 List Of World’s Most Beautiful Cities

Quebec City is one of the oldest European settlements in North America and one of the most popular destinations in Canada. Now, it’s also recognized as one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Flight Network just ranked the capital

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O-Train Tips For The Uninitiated

City commuters have had less than a week to get used to the new Confederation O-Train, but Ken Woods is an old hand, and he has posted a few pieces of advice for the uninitiated. Ken has long chronicled LRT

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Buckingham Palace Officials Reunite Aussie Youngster With Her Toy Monkey

A young girl’s toy monkey was treated like royalty after being left behind at Buckingham Palace. Last August, five-year-old Savannah Hart was on a school trip to England. The youngster brought her monkey toy, ‘Harriet’, on a tour of one

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Long Awaited Downton Abbey Movie Opens In Local Theatres Tomorrow

Lord (Julian) Fellowes, the man who created the Emmy-winning global phenomenon Downton Abbey, is a very busy individual. He has two major dramas in pre-production, and earlier this year released the film The Chaperone, which he wrote. To him, Downton Abbey

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Jeopardy host Alex Trebek Is Back On Chemotherapy

Jeopardy host Alex Trebek says he’s had a setback. He told ABC’s Good Morning America that after a short period of optimism, he will now have to resume chemotherapy for stage 4 pancreatic cancer. “I was doing so well” he said,

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Quebec Drivers Will Have To Switch To Winter Tires 2 Weeks Earlier This Year

While it might be a little too early to think about Winter, but if you live in Quebec, here’s something to keep in mind… You’ll have to swap winter tires onto you car a little earlier this year if you

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[Video] illy Brand Spokesperson Andrea Bocelli Loves A Good Cup Of Espresso

Italian coffee company Illy has brought its new international advertising campaign to North America that features superstar tenor Andrea Bocelli, whom the brand calls its “central brand ambassador.” The campaign celebrates how creating something unique requires a never-ending commitment to

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[Video] Escalator Etiquette… To Walk Or Not To Walk?

The City of Ottawa was generally happy with how transit is operating along its Confederation Line during the first weekday open to the public, with the exception of a minor escalator issue. The city’s General Manager of Transportation, John Manconi, said

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Mayor Watson Visits Her Royal Highness Princess Margriet

On the second day of Ottawa’s economic mission to the Netherlands, Mayor Jim Watson had the honour of meeting with Her Royal Highness Princess Margriet. The Princess was born at the Ottawa Civic Hospital (now known as The Ottawa Hospital’s Civic

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Canada’s Oldest Record Store To Close In December

Wilson and Lee may be Canada’s oldest music store but after 97 years in business, the family-run downtown Oshawa store is preparing to close its doors. The store is co-owned by brothers Bill and David Wilson. Bill explains they’ve sold

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New Interactive Art Installation Opens On Sparks Street This Weekend

Is it a teeter-totter, or a see-saw? For the next few weeks, visitors to Sparks Street will be able to flex their creative minds (and legs!) by interacting with an art installation called Impulse. Impulse is an interactive work of art

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Flu Vaccine May Not Arrive Before Start Of Flu Season

This year, some of us may get the flu before before we can get the flu shot. Each flu season, the World Health Organization (WHO) recommends which strains of influenza to vaccinate against. However, this year, its recommendations for the

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Meet The “Whipped Cream Lady” From One Of The Most Iconic Album Covers Of All Time

Whenever a list of the most memorable album covers is put together, Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass’ “Whipped Cream & Other Delights” is inevitably right near the top. That’s the album cover that featured a photograph of Dolores Erickson,

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Kanata Park To Be Renamed In Honour Of TV Weatherman J.J. Clarke

Bridlewood Park, located at 75 Bridlewood Drive in Kanata, will soon be known as J.J. Clarke Park. The motion, brought forward by Kanata South Counsellor, Allan Hubley, calling J.J. Clarke “iconic” for his years of delivering the weather and his

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