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87 Percent Of Shoppers Plan To Support Canadian Retailers This Holiday Season

According to a new survey, a large majority of Canadians (87 per cent) believe it’s important to support Canadian retailers during the holiday season. More than a third of Canadians also said it’s more important to buy Canadian this year

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Marvel Comics Writer Stan Lee Has Died

A giant in the comic world has passed away. American writer and former head of Marvel Comics, Stan Lee has died at the age of 95. In recent years, Stan Lee had periodically suffered from illnesses, including a recent bout

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Recipe Of The Week Winner

I am totally loving this contest, Codi and Nida’s Recipes…..so many great recipes out there to share and this one is no exception. Sandra Fraser’s Golden Chicken Soup For One!! -1 teaspoon olive oil, butter or ghee -1 tablespoon finely

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[Video] RBC Bluesfest Makes An Early Concert Announcement

The Backstreet Boys will be coming to RBC Bluesfest in Ottawa next summer! All of the Backstreet Boys in their 40s now, except for Nick (The Baby) Carter, who’s 38. The quintet has maintained a strong presence on the music

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Bells Of Peace To Chime Across The Country On Sunday

News of the end of fighting in the First World War traveled quickly in Europe, in part, by the eruption of church bells. A century later, bells in communities across Canada will chime 100 times this Sunday to mark each

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Win Tickets To The Barra MacNeils

  Jewel 98.5 presents The Barra MacNeils – An East Coast Christmas Friday December 7 at Meridian Theatres @ Centrepointe.     They’ve been called “a treasure of the East Coast’ rich with tradition and unmatched in ensemble.   Tickets

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Look Who’s Engaged!!

Is it John And Meg?  Or is it When John Met Meg?  No matter how you word it, John Mellencamp and Meg Ryan are engaged after 7 years of dating. It will be his fourth marriage and her second one

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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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Michael Bublé Tour Plans For 2019 Revealed

Michael Bublé will be back on the road in 2019. Michael’s Bublé’s 27-city U.S. tour will begin on Feb. 13th in Tampa, Florida, and will wrap in Tacoma, Washington on April 6th. Then, Michael will head north for the Canadian

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Forever Homes Required For Thousands Of Dogs After Florida Votes To End Greyhound Racing

One of the other, less publicized results of the mid-term elections was a vote to end greyhound racing in the State of Florida, meaning the sport will be banned in the State by the end of 2020. The decision puts

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They’ll Be There For You

In the next month if you’re thinking of traveling to where someone will be there for you then make the trek to Chicago where a little Chicago bar called Replay Lincoln Park is remodeling it to look like Central Perk,

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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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Donut Shop Customers Do The Most Wonderful Thing For Owners

Here’s a heart-warming story…. Stella and John Chhan have owned Donut City in Seal Beach, California, for nearly 30 years. The couple came to the U.S. from Cambodia as refugees in 1979, and purchased the doughnut shop about 10 years

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The Music World Honours Joni Mitchell On Her 75th Birthday

Joni Mitchell is being honoured in Los Angeles this week with a star-studded, two-day gala celebration marking her 75th birthday. It’s being billed ‘JONI 75: A Birthday Celebration’. A number of performances happened last night and the rest is taking

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Pet Photos With Santa Time

Santa Claus will visit The Forge Cards and Cosplay at 1920 Bank Street on Saturday November 17th from 10:30 to 2pm where you can stop by with your well-behaved dog or other pet to have their picture taken with jolly

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