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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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Reports of “Erratic Driver” Closes Access To Woodroffe Avenue at 417

Police shut down access to Woodroffe Avenue from Highway 417 for a short time this morning following reports of an “erratic” driver whose vehicle was carrying an unsecured propane tank. Now word yet of any charges. Woodroffe Avenue was closed

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Karlsson Headed To San Jose

The Ottawa Senators have traded captain Erik Karlsson to the San Jose Sharks. A deal has been rumoured for months after Karlsson did not sign an extension offer from the Senators over the summer. The move comes on the eve

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No Boarding Light Rail Until 2019

The Confederation Line LRT likely won’t be ready for customers by the end of 2018. At City hall today, Transportation general manager John Manconi told the finance and economic development committee he received a call from Rideau Transit Group late

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No More NAFTA?

U-S President Donald Trump says he’ll be “terminating” the North American Free Trade Agreement as he pursues a deal with Mexico and starts negotiations with Canada. Speaking from the Oval Office Trump told reporters he’ll be calling the emerging agreement

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Camp FFIT Held Today

Some extraordinary young women took part today in Camp FFIT (Female Firefighters in Training). Camp FFIT provides young women an opportunity to experience first-hand what it takes to be a firefighter – It also gives young women the self-confidence to

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Breaking News-Hydro One CEO And Board To Resign

The CEO of Hydro One is retiring immediately and its board of directors will resign and be replaced in an agreement with the provincial government. A statement from Hydro One says the new board of directors will initially consist of

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Happy Birthday Champions GM!

A big happy birthday wish going out to Ottawa Champions General Manager Hal Lanier who is celebrating on this Fourth of July. Lanier, 76 today, is hoping for the perfect present, a Champions win tonight over the Rockland Boulders in

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Recreational Marijuana Legal As Of October 17th-This Year

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says recreational marijuana will be legal in Canada as of Oct. 17. Trudeau made the announcement during question period in the House of Commons, which is expected to rise for the summer break after today. He

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ParticipAction’s Annual Report Links Brain Health To Regular Exercise, Children And Youth

A new report says kids with autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and other brain-based conditions could have the most to gain from boosting physical activity. For the first time, ParticipAction’s annual report card on physical activity for children and youth

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It Is National Cancer Survivors Month

Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson proclaimed National Cancer Survivors Month in recognition of over one million cancer survivors living in Canada today. Watson signed the proclamation at City Hall in the presence of representatives of the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network. The

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Baby Onesies Recalled

Health Canada has issued a recall for Ottawa Senators-branded baby onesies saying metal snaps could come loose and pose a choking hazard. The onesies are red, with the Ottawa Senators logo on the front and Canadian Tire logo on the

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Personal Banking Information Illegally Accessed

The Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce’s direct banking brand is investigating a potential data breach. It says some personal and account information for about 40-thousand Simplii Financial clients may have been electronically accessed and additional online security measures are being

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Actress Margot Kidder Has Died

“Superman” actress Margot Kidder, born in Yellowknife, N.W.T., has died. An official with a funeral home in Montana confirmed her death and said she died at her home on Sunday. The cause of death is still not known. Best known

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The Tulips Are Blooming!

The NCC says the tulips are blooming! Early season varieties are now starting to bloom, and most tulips will be at their peak over the next two weeks. And you can follow their progress by checking out the Tulip Bloom

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