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Get A Look Behind The Scenes At Canadian Guide Dogs For The Blind In Ottawa

Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind will host an Open Tour Day at the National Training Centre on Thursday, August 3, 2017 from 12:00pm-3:00pm. Stop by for tours of the National Training Centre, meet plenty of dogs, and watch the

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8 Food Safety Facts

1: It’s unsafe to drink milk past its sell-by date, even if it’s just a day or two.   2: You shouldn’t drink from a cup of water that has been left sitting out overnight.   3: White discoloration on

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Pageau Signs New Contract With Sens

The Ottawa Senators have avoided going to arbitration with centre Jean-Gabriel Pageau. The Senators centre, who had a standout performance in the playoffs, agreed to a three-year, $9.1 million contract today. Photo source:  fr.wikipedia.org

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[VIDEO] Cyclist Charged After Downtown Crash

Ottawa Police have charged a cyclist with running a red light after a crash in the heart of downtown Ottawa.  The cyclist was struck Saturday afternoon at the intersection of Lyon and Laurier Streets. Footage from a dashcam shows a

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Hollywood Mourns The Loss Of Martin Landau

Veteran actor Martin Landau has died. He perhaps best known for playing the master of disguise in the 1960’s T-V show  “Mission: Impossible” and for playing horror star Bela Lugosi in  “Ed Wood” in 1994. The actor’s publicist says Landau

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We’re Still Griping About Potholes In July!

Hard to believe we’re still taking about potholes at this time of year, but we are… Calls about “road traveled surface,” (or potholes) accounted for the city’s largest volume of complaints, by far, in almost every ward. Ottawa residents made

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Wanted: Vancouver Bound Air Canada Passenger With A Love Of Birds

Planning a trip to Vancouver soon? Are you flying Air Canada? How do you feel about birds? Care to help out a wayward Bullock’s Oriole? The Ottawa Valley Wild Bird Care Centre would like to hear from you! The organization

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Overwhelming Night At Bluesfest

Several people required treatment from Ottawa Paramedics and on-site medical staff at RBC Ottawa Bluesfest Thursday night. Over 200 people were assessed by on-site staff.  Ottawa paramedics treated a total of 19 people.  10  were transported to hospital, six of

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Who Knew You Could Carve Avocado Pits?

I always wondered about this… Who knew you could carve avocado pits? Jan Campbell was preparing an avocado for lunch one day when she was struck by the beauty of the pit inside, an object most of us just toss

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Tinder Makes Procrastinating Couple An Offer They Can’t Refuse

The people behind the dating app Tinder got tired of waiting for a three-year budding romance to get off the ground, they offered the pair a free paid vacation! Josh was the first to make contact with Michelle on Tinder,

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Flood Watch Issued By Mississippi Valley Conservation

Part of Eastern Ontario is under a flood watch. The Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority has issued a flood watch for Little Marble Lake and Dalhousie Lake in the Perth Area.  As a result of the continuous rainfall and with additional

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Chicken Nugget Recall

Another recall in the news. Loblaw Companies Limited is recalling President’s Choice brand Pub Recipe Chicken Nuggets due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below. Recalled products Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC

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Julie Payette To Be Named Next Governor General

The CBC is reporting former astronaut Julie Payette will be the Queen’s new representative in Canada. The 53-year-old Montrealer, who speaks six languages, will be named the 29th governor general tomorrow Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will make the announcement. Payette,

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Which Of These 4 Facebook User Groups Do You Belong To?

A new study, published in the International Journal of Virtual Communities and Social Networking, confirms that Facebook could easily categorize users into four broad user types: “relationship builders,” “window shoppers,” “town criers,” and “selfies.” The study authors, from the School

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Honest Answer Earns Toronto Area Waitress $1000 Tip

At around 1 o’clock in the morning, last Sunday morning, Melissa Lombardo had made the usual tips from her shift at Timothy’s Pub in Etobicoke. The pub was emptying out, and she thought she might even get home a little

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