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Bono & The Edge Will Join In The Parliament Hill Celebrations On Canada Day

Word about our BIG ‘Canada 150’ party on July 1st seems to be getting out! Rock superstars Bono and The Edge from U2 will be performing a song on Parliament Hill on Canada Day during the early show, although it’s not

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Strange Drinking Ritual In Dawson City Can Continue Now That Toe Has Been Returned

A mummified human toe that is the key ingredient in a strange drinking ritual in Dawson City is back where it belongs. Even the RCMP got involved! The toe, which is used in the Downtown Hotel’s popular “sourtoe cocktail,” vanished

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[Audio Interview] Codi Jeffreys In Conversation With Kenny Rogers

  The legendary Kenny Rogers comes to TD Ottawa Jazz Festival on Saturday.  Congratulations to all of our ticket winners.  Tickets are still available for The Gambler’s Last Deal –Click Here To Visit The TD Ottawa Jazz Festival Website  

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Time For Your Annual Picnic

Our region’s most family-friendly party takes place this Saturday.  The CHEO Foundation invites everyone to come and enjoy the 34th edition of CHEO’s Teddy Bears’ Picnic, tomorrow on the grounds of Rideau Hall.  No rain date. At the recent CHEO

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“Chance For A Spinster” – OK Cupid 19th Century Style

Searching for a mate back in the 19th century wasn’t as easy as it is today, with the dearth of dating websites that have populated the internet. The best way for eligible bachelors to find a wife back in 1865

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Sears Closing Several Stores Locally

Sears Canada plans to close dozens of locations and eliminate 2,900 jobs across the country as part of a court-supervised restructuring process. They include the Sears stores in Hull and Brockville, the outlet in Cornwall, and the Sears Home store

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Tonight Will Be All About Soul

There was a time when Audrey Faith Perry was an unknown country singer just trying to make a go of this music scene back in the nineties.  Of course today, she is one of the most successful country artists of

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Langevin Block Renamed

The federal government is renaming the Langevin Block building, which sits across from Parliament Hill, out of respect for Indigenous Peoples. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says keeping the name of Sir Hector-Louis Langevin _ someone associated with the residential school

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Wanted: Nanny Willing To Live In A Haunted House?

A family in rural Scotland is in the market for a new nanny after their “haunted” house scared off five live-in sitters. The family recently posted a job listing, looking for someone to live at their home in the Scottish

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Activating Medical ID On Your Smart Phone Could Save Your Life

You may not know about this, but there’s a vital feature on your smartphone that could safe your life and help medical staff treat you in an emergency….. It’s called a Medical ID and it’s a free feature on any

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OC Transpo Employees Honoured

The city today recognized the actions of OC Transpo employees who in the last year helped residents in their moments of need. 16 OC Transpo employees were honoured today for their actions during 2016 as part of the City’s 27th

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Bryan Adams Live You Say

Yes I do say and so you should you not only say it but buy it too 🙂 Hot on the heels of the October 2016 DVD release of Bryan Adams’ legendary 1996 Wembley concert, Eagle Rock Entertainment is supplying

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[Video] Leave It To IKEA To Create Easy To Assemble Cooking Instructions

IKEA’s mission on this Earth is to make everything simple and understandable, and in the spirit of that philosophy, they’ve just released a series of recipes that makes cooking look easier than Paint By Numbers. You may never want to

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It’s Harvest Time For Ontario/Quebec Strawberries!

Did you know that strawberries are actually a member of the rose family? Strawberries are thought to have been cultivated in ancient Rome. The strawberry, as we know it, was originally grown in northern Europe, but species are also found

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Brooke Henderson’s Win At The Meijer Classic Is A Family Affair

Many golf fans glued may have been watching the U.S. Open this weekend, but there was another drama unfolding in Grand Rapids, Michigan involving Canadian teenager Brooke Henderson who earn her first victory of the LPGA season. The Smiths Falls, Ontario

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