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Harley-Davidson Offers Find Your Freedom Internships

How does spending the summers riding around on a motorcycle and chronicling your experience on social media sound? Harley-Davidson has just announced the “Find Your Freedom” internships, a 12-week program for full-time interns to learn how to ride motorcycles and

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[Video] Colourful Mural Boxes Are Part Of Downtown Rideau Culture Walk Tour

Have you seen these and wondered about them? Mural boxes are part of the Downtown Rideau Culture Walking Tour, a free self-guided walking tour featuring the abundant, and vibrant collection of public art, galleries, exhibits, monuments and points of interest

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Expect Downtown Traffic Delays Today

Some traffic disruptions are expected this afternoon in the downtown area. This in light of a demonstration on Parliament Hill followed by a march. Participants will be march starting at approximately 1 p.m. to the Turkish Embassy  at 99 Cobourg

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Travel The World This Summer And Get Paid To Do It

Budget Icelandic airline WOW Air is looking for two friends who’d like to travel the world together this summer while blogging and vlogging about their experiences — and getting paid to do it too! The WOW Travel Guide competition was

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Julian Lennon Marks Earth Day With Children’s Book

Julian Lennon has released the second of his trilogy of books to educate children about saving the planet. “Heal The Earth” came out on Earth Day yesterday. It’s about a group of children flying around the world learning about saving

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Mexican Court Blocks Sale Of Frida Kahlo Barbie Doll

According to distant relatives of the late Mexican artist Frida Kahlo, a temporary injunction has been granted to stop sales of a ‘Frida’ Barbi’ doll. Kahlo’s great-niece Mara de Anda Romeo argued that toy-maker Mattel doesn’t have the rights to

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Saturday, April 21st Is Record Store Day In Canada

Record Store Day (on April 21st) is an annual event which celebrates local independent record stores, and their customers, with parties, in-store performances and special releases. It’s a day that spans genres and unites music lovers of all ages. In Ottawa,

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Stars Of Scarface Reunite 35 Years Later

Old “Scarface” friends said hello again at a 35th anniversary screening Thursday that reunited stars Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer and Steven Bauer and filmmaker Brian De Palma for an evening full of reflection on how the ferocious and garish gangster

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Local Road Work Projects For Next Week

Spring means a ramp-up of construction projects across the capital region. Here are some upcoming road work projects in the west and east ends that will have an impact on traffic starting next Monday: Eagleson Road – Eagleson Road will

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Yale’s Happiness & Well-being Course Now Available Online For Free!

Yet another reason to smile! After breaking registration records, Yale University’s “Psychology and the Good Life” has been re-purposed into a free online course that anyone can take. Psychology professor Laurie Santos debuted the class in the 2018 spring semester,

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Tom Cochrane’s Song Proceeds Donated To Humboldt Fund

Juno award-winning singer-songwriter Tom Cochrane has released a reworked version of his song “Big League” and plans to donate the proceeds to a fund to support those affected by this month’s hockey team bus crash in Saskatchewan.  Cochrane played an

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Sara Bareilles & Josh Groban Named 2018 Tony Award Hosts

Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban will be co-hosting the 72nd annual Tony Awards ceremony in New York City on June 10th. Sara Bareilles was a 2016 Tony nominee for the score she wrote for Waitress. She also was recently seen

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Willow’s Passing Marks The End Of A Long Line Of Royal Corgis

The Queen has lost a sentimental and much loved link to her teenage years with the death of her last purebred corgi, Willow. The dog had been suffering from a cancer-related illness and had to be put down at Windsor

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Tartan Day Celebrations To Be Held On Parliament Hill On Sunday

Tartan Day has been celebrated in Canada since 1986, when the idea of celebrating Scottish heritage and history became a project in Nova Scotia, spearheaded by Jean Watson – Scot of the Year in 2007. Ms. Watson and her team

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Jann Arden Quoted By James Comey In New Book

A quote, attributed to singer-songwriter Jann Arden, has made it into the new book by former FBI Director James Comey; “A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies & Leadership.” The book’s first chapter, titled “The Life,” begins with words of wisdom attributed

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