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“My Own Piece Of Art History” Even If Half Of It Has Been Shredded

The winning bidder for a Banksy painting that self-destructed during an auction last week has decided to keep it and go through with the purchase. Sotheby’s auction house said a female European collector was the successful bidder, agreeing to pay

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Hydro Ottawa “Planned Power Outage” Sunday Morning

Ottawa Hydro will need to temporarily shut off power to approximately 50,000 customers very early Sunday morning while it works to restore the Merivale Transmission Station. Crews have been working nearly non-stop on the station, which was particularly hard hit

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Local Traffic Issues To Keep In Mind

It remains a busy construction season in the city.  Several areas from east to west are affected, which could have an impact on your plans to get around the city. Here’s the full rundown: Elgin Street: Hydro Ottawa work continues

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NCC Seeking A Name For The Ottawa River South Shore Riverfront Park

The National Capital Commission’s brand-new, Ottawa River South Shore Riverfront Park needs a new, less cumbersome name, and you can help. The NCC is inviting suggestions from the public to name the sweeping nine-kilometre-long green space that follows the river along

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Ontarian’s Will Be Able To Legally Purchase Pot In A Week

Starting a week from today, people in Ontario will be able to legally buy marijuana at a government-run online store. Orders will be shipped to customers for a $5 delivery fee using Canada Post. Visitors to the website must first

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Barbra Streisand Video Takes Aim At Trump

Barbra Streisand’s first single from her upcoming album has a song directly addressing U.S. President Donald Trump.  Streisand had made no secret of her dislike for Trump, and takes that to a whole new level in the recording and subsequent

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LRT Delay Results In More OC Transpo Route Adjustments

 OC Transpo has revised some routes due to the delayed opening of O-Train Line 1, the Confederation Line. Several routes will be adjusted starting Monday, October 15, to improve connectivity and reduce walking distances. Route 11 – Downtown The downtown

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According To Peta, The Real Star Of “A Star Is Born” Is Charlie

If you’ve seen Bradley Cooper’s ‘A Star Is Born’, you know the real star is ‘Charlie’ the labradoodle, Bradley Cooper’s own dog. Charlie is such a scene stealer that PETA has created a brand-new honour just so it could bestow

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Cow’s Milk Vodka? Why Not! Introducing “Vodkow”

Canadian Dairy farmers stand to lose market share, and perhaps even their livelihoods in the wake of the new USMCA trade deal between Canada, the U.S. and Mexico. Ovid McDonald, the founder of Dairy Distillery in Almonte, has come up

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Police Appeal For Help To Locate Missing Teen Girl

The Ottawa Police Service is asking for public assistance in locating 15 year old Erin Duxbury of Ottawa. Her family is concerned for her well-being. Erin went missing on October 9th, 2018 in the evening, and she was last seen

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Final Advance Voting Day Is This Friday

One more opportunity this Friday to cast your ballots ahead of actual voting day in Ottawa’s municipal election.  Advance voting day is this Friday October 12th. Interested eligible voters can vote in their wards between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. 

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A Few Things You Might Not Know About John Lennon

John Lennon would have turned 78 today, had he not been brutally murdered by Mark David Chapman on December 8th, 1980. In honour of his birthday, here are a few facts you might not have known about John Lennon. John

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Stevie Nicks, Todd Rundgren & Roxy Music Among 2019 Rock ‘N Roll Hall Of Fame Nominees

Stevie Nicks, who’s already in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Fleetwood Mac, has been nominated for inclusion as a solo artist next year, along with other first-time nominees Def Leppard, Todd Rundgren, Devo, John

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Recipe Of The Month – Pumpkin Pie With A Twist

Here’s your Recipe of the Month for October.  Takes your pumpkin pie to the next level! – Nida   CLASSIC PUMPKIN PIE WITH A TWIST Pie crust – I get my recipe from the Crisco box. Store bought crust is

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And The Weekend Box Office Winner Is……

Despite bad reviews, a Sony comic-book movie easily claimed top spot at the weekend box office.  “Venom” made 80 million dollars, while Bradley Cooper’s “A Star Is Born” soared to 42.6 million.According to estimates, the two very different films fueled

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