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Have You Seen This Man?

The Ottawa Police Service is asking for the public assistance in locating a man who’s been reported missing. 27 year old Alexander Okonski was last seen on Tuesday November 13th. His kayak was found in the west end of Ottawa,

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Backpacks For The Homeless 2018

  The annual Backpacks For The Homeless has returned for another year, filling 2000 backpacks with essentials for those without a home.  This is a perfect way to give during the holidays to those in need.  Offices, service clubs, schools,

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Flu Already Taking A Toll

The flu season has barely begun, but the first flu-related death has already been recorded. According to Ottawa Public Health a 65 year old person died earlier this month.Public Health officials say it serves as a reminder the flu can

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Coming Soon – Leif Garrett Memoir

One-time teen heartthrob Leif Garrett is planning an autobiography. He’s signed with a literary agent, but very few details have been disclosed. Garrett writes on social media he is “very excited for this big step in telling my truth.” In

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Murder Charges Laid In Clarence-Rockland Shooting

A man is facing murder charges in the aftermath of Tuesday’s shooting in Clarence-Rockland east of the capital. OPP officers were called to a residence after receiving reports of possible gunshots.  The victim – 75 year old Paul Jobin –

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Canada Tries Facebook Dating Feature

Canada will be the first North American country to experience the launch of Facebook’s new dating feature as it rolls out today. The new feature, which was previously piloted in Colombia, will aim to make its social media platform’s users

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Fatal Shooting In Clarence-Rockland

A 75 year old man has died after gunshots were fired into a home in Clarence-Rockland on Tuesday.  Very few details have been released, and Ontario Provincial Police have not confirmed where the shooting occured or the victim’s identity.  One

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Area Police Focus On Red Light and Stop Sign Runners

This month will see a new focus on road safety by area police forces.  The Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) will be close attention to red light runners and stop sign violators the month of November. Between 2012 and 2016, there

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Have You Seen This Man?

The Ottawa Police Service is asking for public assistance in locating a man who’s been missing for several days.  The family of 51 year old Michael Smyth is concerned for his well-being. Michael went missing on Sunday October 28, 2018,

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Library Hosts Free Seminar On Managing Your Money

It’s something many of us can use some help with, and free help is certainly a bonus! The Ottawa Public Library will be holding an expert seminar on managing your personal finances later this month. This free event entitled “Your

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Ready For Some White Stuff?

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement warning us that the first measurable snowfall event of the season could happen this weekend.  Here’s the latest: 4:48 AM EDT Friday 26 October 2018 Special weather statement in effect for: Ottawa

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[Listen To The Interview] Codi & Nida Chatting With John McDermott

John McDermott is celebrating 25 years with a special concert with his trio tonight at Meridian Theatres @ Centrepointe.  A true showman, if you’ve never experienced one of his concerts, you owe it to yourself.   Tickets are still available at

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Home Invasion Suspect Being Sought

One man has been arrested and a warrant has been issued for another following a violent incident in Vanier this week. Ottawa Police responded to a home invasion in the 300 block of Lafontaine Avenue Tuesday evening around 10 p.m.

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Jewel 98.5’s Recipes

  Casseroles, stews, pasta dishes, desserts… we all have our favourite recipes!  Your favourite recipe could win you a $100.00 gift certificates from The Unrefined Olive. Come into their two Ottawa locations in Glebe and Kanata and taste from over

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Cannabis Legalization – What You Need To Know

It is now officially legal in Canada for adults to possess, grow and consume recreational cannabis. The federal and Ontario governments have established laws in respect to the use, possession and sale of recreational cannabis. In Ontario, the minimum legal age

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