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Flood Caution Issued To Residents Along The Ottawa River

The Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority has issued a caution to residents along the Ottawa River that water levels are expected to increase significantly over the weekend and into next week. However levels are not expected to reach those observed at

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Rainfall Warning In Effect Ahead Of The Easter Long Weekend

Environment Canada has issued a rainfall warming for Thursday afternoon into Friday Rain heavy at times, is expected Thursday afternoon and become heavier Thursday evening into Friday. A Colorado low will track across the region Thursday. Rainfall amounts of 25

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Help A Friend Out!!

I know how much my fur-babies mean to me and if anything happened to them, well nuff said, I can’t even. The unfortunate part is while they may be our “children” they aren’t covered under our medical system with health

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‘Georgette’ From The Mary Tyler Moore Show Has Died

Georgia Engel, who played the charmingly innocent, small-voiced Georgette on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” has died. She passed away on Friday in Princeton, New Jersey. The cause of death was unknown. Georgia Engel was 70. Georgia was best known

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Gatineau Park To Be Closed To Motorists Overnight

Gatineau Park Parkways will be closed to motorists overnight as part of a new pilot project. This is part of a multi-pronged approach to manage activities and traffic on the Gatineau Park parkways. According to the NCC website; “Following a number

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The Day Hockey Died….Almost For Me!

When I was a little girl, hockey was just something we did every Saturday night.  It was like a ritual with my Dad.  My Mom had soap operas and my Dad had hockey, I chose the latter for some reason.

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Head Downtown For A Little Downton Abbey :)

Did you know that there’s a connection between Downton Abbey and Canadian history? The hit British television series was filmed at Highclere Castle, where Canadian officials had enjoyed hospitality during the 1866 London Conference, in the final stretch towards Confederation.

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Municipal Voting In Rideau-Rockcliffe Continues Until 8 PM This Evening

Voters in Rideau-Rockcliffe byelection head to the polls Monday to choose from 17 candidates. Monday’s election is limited to residents of Rideau-Rockcliffe – so if you own or rent property in the ward but actually live elsewhere in the city,

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Notre Dame Cathedral Paris In Flames

The iconic Notre Dame cathedral in Paris is in flames. Photos and video posted on social media show huge plumes of grey smoke filling the sky, and flames raging along the base of the medieval church’s spire, which is undergoing

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Celebrate Easter At The Museum!

Looking to make plans this long weekend, well here is one idea for you at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum 🙂 After a long winter, the barns and farm have come alive with the arrival of newborn animals. Welcome

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Small Country, Big Dreams – Israeli Spacecraft Takes Selfie Before Crashing On The Moon

The Israeli spacecraft Beresheet, the first privately funded Moon mission, crashed onto the lunar surface yesterday, but not before successfully taking a selfie with the Moon in the background.  Beresheet was sent to the moon to shoot photos with high-resolution

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Queen Victoria’s Dazzling Coronet Is Now On Display For The First Time

May 24th will mark the 200th anniversary of Queen Victoria’s birth, and August 26th will be the 200th anniversary of the birth of her husband, Prince Albert. The couple’s love was legendary. Their nine children married into royal and noble families across the

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Fire In ByWard Market-Now Three Alarm

Firefighters are battling a blaze on the roof of the Vittoria Trattoria restaurant in the historic ByWard Market. The fire at 35 William St. was reported just before 11:30 a.m. this morning and has reached a third alarm. By 11:50 a.m.,

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Support Local For Record Day Tomorrow!!!

I find it’s been a hard winter for a lot of local businesses having to close their doors, this really makes me sad. A few great businesses come to mind from the Carlingwood Family Restaurant who has been there forever

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How Much Is Mel Worth?

There was a time, “was” being the word, when Mel Gibson was all that!!!  Those blue eyes, that accent and just to see him on the big screen, he could do no wrong.  Then his halo kind of got tarnished

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