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As My Dad Used To Say….Beats The Band ;)

It was on of many of my Dad’s favorite lines to say, “snowing out there to beat the band.”  “The cats were playing to beat the band.”  Well now, his saying has some substance 😉 As you dance to the

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Tonight Is Yuri’s Night, A.K.A. “World Space Party”

Tonight – April 12th, is Yuri’s Night; a night devoted to international space exploration. The holiday was named after Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, the first person in space. Gagarin successfully flew the Vostok I spaceship on April 12th, 1961. The

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#Jerseys For Humboldt

School children are wearing them, so is Mayor Jim Watson. Ottawans are wearing their  hockey jerseys today to honour the victims and support the survivors of last Friday’s Humboldt bus crash. Members of the Canadian Forces were authorized to wear

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Sidney Crosby & The Penguins Pitch In For Humboldt

Hockey superstar Sidney Crosby wanted to honor the victims and survivors of a bus crash that killed 15 players and staff members of the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team, so the Pittsburgh Penguins captain had equipment manager Dana Heinze make a

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A Peterborough Teen Is On The Royal Wedding Guest List!

New information regarding Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s royal wedding guest list has been announced, and one of the lucky invitees is a Canadian teen. Peterborough’s Faith Dickinson is one of seven “incredible young people” who have been invited to

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He’s In The Big Leagues In Our Books

I have known Tom  Cochrane off and on for many years and the man never ceases to amaze me.  I first interviewed him when I was sixteen years old and just starting out in radio.  Many years later, I sat

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Facebook Starts Alerting Users About Compromised Profiles

A notification that appeared on Facebook for some users today told them that “one of your friends” used Facebook to log into a now-banned personality quiz app called “This Is Your Digital Life.” The notice says the app misused the

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Rick’s Final Rant To Air Tonight

After 15 years, the final edition of the Rick Mercer Report will air on the CBC tonight at 8 PM. The final show will be an hour-long retrospective on Rick’s unique brand of Canadiana – turning the spotlight on countless

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Moment of Silence To Be Observed At City Hall

A moment of silence and reflection will be observed at the Ottawa City Council meeting on Wednesday. It will mark the passing of Jonathan Pitre, who died last Wednesday after a long battle with EB, a blistering and painful skin disease

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Is He Going His Own Way?

There has been lots of talk of Fleetwood Mac out and touring this year and while in the past, there have been different versions of the band on the road such as Christine McVie not playing with them, there has

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Dessert For Breakfast, Yes Please

And even better when its for charity as you know my rule, no calories 😉 This coming Saturday is one of my favorite events and my very first one when I joined The Jewel three years ago. Its Carefor Desserts

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No Screaming While Watching This Horror Film!

The new horror movie ‘A Quiet Place’ is making a loud noise with film fans after grossing $50m at the box office over its opening weekend. In case you’re not familiar with the premise, a family of four must get

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Rod Stewart Pays Tribute To Humboldt Broncos Victims, Families & Injured At Concert In Calgary

A massive photo of the Humboldt Broncos hockey team was displayed above the stage during a Rod Stewart concert at the Saddledome in Calgary on Sunday evening. Rod paid tribute to the team, to those killed and the injured before

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Condolences And Support For Humboldt Broncos

The death toll from the bus crash involving a Saskatchewan junior hockey team bus has risen to 15. The president of the Broncos, of the Saskatchewan Major Junior Hockey League, fought back tears Saturday as he described being “heartbroken and completely

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The Next Travel Frontier – Space

Space is scheduled to get its first luxury hotel soon, thanks to Houston-based aerospace startup Orion Span. The company aims to launch its Aurora Station in late 2021. A stay on the Aurora Station will run guests an estimated $792,000

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