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Ottawa’s Sandra Oh Is Up For A History Making Emmy Award Tonight

Ottawa-born Sandra Oh will become the first performer of Asian descent to land a lead drama actress Emmy if she wins for her role on the thriller series Killing Eve. In fact, she already made history with the nomination alone.

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Win Tickets To John McDermott

  An evening of story and song, delivered with charm and grace – John McDermott takes to the stage Thursday October 25 at Meridan Theatres at Centrepointe.  John McDermott – celebrating 25 years! Tickets at the Meridian Theatres box office. 

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Science Literacy Week

There is a very cool event coming up at the Main Library of the Ottawa branch as part of Science Literacy week this week.  They are hosting Ewan Reid this Thursday afternoon at 120 Metcalfe.  Ewan Reid who worked on

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Fall Season Is Looking Good

Now this sounds like something we can handle.  Forecasters at The Weather Network says most Canadians can expect a full fall season with near or even above-normal temperatures and a steady transition to winter over the next two months or

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[Video] Paul McCartney Deconstructs A Dozen Beatles Classics For GQ

The Beatles met Elvis Presley only once, at his home in Los Angeles while they were on their second US Tour in August 1965. Remembering the occasion for a Wired Autocomplete interview online, Paul McCartney says, “It was just like

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And The Nominees Are……

So which toys are worthy of going  into the National Toy Hall of Fame this year?  We’ll  find out in early November.  The Hall has announced the nominees for the 2018 induction class, and here’s a list of the 12 finalists:

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Apple To Market Its Latest Watch As A Medical Device

Since the Apple Watch launched in April 2015, most people haven’t quite figured out why they need one. But now… Apple seems to have come up with a more compelling reason. Apple is slowly evolving its smartwatch into a medical

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Burt Reynolds Described As “Controlling And Emotionally Abusive” In Sally Field’s New Memoir

Sally Field and Burt Reynolds were a high-profile couple for several years after meeting on the set of Smokey and the Bandit. But it turns out their relationship wasn’t as picture-perfect as it seemed. Sally Field has opened up about

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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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Silent No Longer

There is a neat solo exhibition called  Silent Cities at the Trinity gallery, Shenkman Arts on now til the 18th. The show has paintings and relief sculptures made from toys and costume jewellery.  The paintings feature artistic distortions of numerous

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Woman Dies In Collision With Dumptruck

An Ottawa-area woman was killed in a collision with a dump truck on Moodie Drive Wednesday afternoon. The two-vehicle crash happened north of Fallowfield Road at around 4:45 p.m. Firefighters worked to free the woman from her car after the collision. Despite their efforts the woman

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Smart Talk – Chatting With Toddlers May Lead To Better Language Skills

It may be difficult to communicate with toddlers, who can’t speak yet… but don’t let that get in the way. A study published this week in Pediatrics found that toddlers with parents who spend lots of time listening and chatting

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Hurricane Florence Weakens To Category 3 But Still Poses Major Threat

The federal government is warning Canadians to avoid all travel to a stretch of the U.S. East Coast that is expected to be hammered by hurricane Florence. Global Affairs Canada issued a statement today saying the areas to be avoided

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And You Think You’re Busy

When you look at your day and think you’re busy, think about this guy and his schedule.  When you think there isn’t enough time in your  day, think about this guy and his schedule.  When you’re tired and think where

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Gosling Visits Coffee Shop During TIFF

Canadian actor Ryan Gosling plays astronaut Neil Armstrong in his new film “First Man,” but he proved he’s pretty down to earth while attending the Toronto International Film Festival.  Joelle Murray says the movie star, who grew up in Cornwall,

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