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International Team Of Linguists Keeps Track Of Canadianisms

For the first time since 1967, there’s a new edition of the Dictionary of Canadianisms on Historical Principles. The dictionary is a work in progress, assembled by an international team of linguists. The goal of the project is to assemble

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[Archival Video] Ottawa Ice Storm Of 1942 Wreaks Havoc On Public Transit

Excellent vintage film footage of Ottawa Electric Railway streetcars frozen in their tracks on Laurier Street in the aftermath of an ice storm in 1942. A work car is seen being pulled (and pushed) by bulldozers in an attempt to

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Senators Anderson Up For Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy

Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson has been nominated for the 2016-17 Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy. The trophy is awarded annually to the NHL player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to ice hockey. The Ottawa chapter of the

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Halling In Some Wild Oates

When you hear song titles like You Make My Dreams, Kiss Is On My List, Sara Smile and the list does go on when it comes to making them one of the best selling duos of all time, you can’t

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Ontario To Increase Minimum Wage

Ontario is  increasing the general minimum wage for the fourth consecutive year, which will bring the wage up to $11.60 from $11.40 this fall.  Minister of Labour Kevin Flynn made the announcement in Toronto. The increase will come into effect

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Ottawa Just Experienced Its Snowiest March 24th Since 1926

Today’s near record setting 10 cm (plus) early spring snowstorm led to traffic chaos, collisions, and frustration for pedestrians and motorists. Ottawa Police report there were 65 collisions on area roads before the noon hour. Some OC Transpo buses got

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Homan Goes For Gold!

Ottawa’s Rachel Homan is off to the final at the women’s world curling championship. Homan advanced to the championship game with a 7-3 win over Russia in the Page playoff game between the top two round-robin teams in Beijing. The

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Win Tickets To The King Is Back

  Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of Elvis Presley’s 1957 visit to Canada, The King Is Back presents Ben Portsmouth and Cody Slaughter, two of the best Elvis’ tribute artists, April 3rd at the National Arts Centre!   For tickets and more

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Reality For You and Your Kids

Unfortunately drugs are a reality in more ways than one when it comes to your children, in schools, in the neighborhood….I believe its always been a problem even back in our time, just the drugs seem to get more advanced

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Its Wild Out There

On a daily basis it can be wild but in the real wild world, it’s pretty wild how many things are going extinct from animals to land to everything in between.  Some say its due to progress, others say it’s

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Ottawa Chosen For Another Exciting Red Bull Event

Red Bull is adding a stop in the Nation’s Capital to its 2017 Global Rallycross racing series this June, marking the first time one of the events has been held in Canada. The two-day race event on June 17th and 18th will

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Federal By-Election Advance Polls Open Tomorrow In Ottawa-Vanier

If you live in the Ottawa-Vanier riding, make your vote count! There are several ways you can vote in the upcoming Federal by-election. 1. You can vote on Election Day – Monday, April 3rd. The polls will be open from

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Save The Date

Children and cancer should never be mentioned in the same sentence, ever but unfortunately in our reality of today, it gets mentioned one too many times.  And far too many of those same children die too young due to that

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Something To Jazz Up Your Summer

You know summer is coming when festivals start getting announced, we have the usual big ones in Ottawa….RBC Bluesfest…..Folkfest…..and of course TD Ottawa Jazz Festival which got announced yesterday and the lineup promises to be a stellar one.   Opening

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Habs Captain Max Pacioretty Says NHL Players Want To Participate At The 2018 Olympics

According to a Sportsnet report, Montreal Canadiens captain Max Pacioretty is one of a growing number of hockey players speaking out against the possibility of the National Hockey League not participating in the 2018 Olympics. “People want to see us go,

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