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Hydro Ottawa Go Paperless Campaign Nets A Big Cheque For CHEO

Earlier this afternoon, Hydro Ottawa presented CHEO with the funds from the 2018 Save Paper for What Matters, Go Paperless Campaign. In 2018 nearly 24,000 Hydro Ottawa customers registered for e-billing or automated payments. Hydro Ottawa donated $5 to CHEO

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[Video] Ottawa’s Favourite Anthem Singer Is Back!

Retired OPP Constable, Lyndon Slewidge, hasn’t performed the national anthem at an Ottawa Senators game since 2016. But he hasn’t been forgotten… That’s likely why the Ottawa 67’s brought him back last week for the opening game of their third-round

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“To Be, Or Not To Be?” That Is The Trivial Pursuit Question

How well do you know the Bard? Can you recall some of his better known quotes? If so, you might do well playing the ‘Shakespeare’ edition of Trivial Pursuit. Players will be quizzed in six categories that span Shakespeare’s life

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The Cherubic Prince Celebrates His First Birthday!

While Royal watchers patiently await the arrival of baby Sussex… Prince William and his wife Kate have just released three new photographs of their youngest son, Prince Louis, to mark his first birthday today. Two of the photographs show Louis

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The Cooper Brothers to receive Mayor’s City Builder Award

Mayor Jim Watson and Kitchissippi Ward Councillor Jeff Leiper will present the Mayor’s City Builder Award to Dick and Brian Cooper (The Cooper Brothers) on Wednesday, April 24 at the start of the City Council meeting. The Mayor’s City Builder

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Flood Preparation Efforts Continue With A Call For Volunteers

As floodwaters continue to rise on the Ottawa River, more help is needed to fill sandbags at three locations across the city. With the regular work week schedule resuming on Tuesday, a modified schedule is available for those residents wanting and

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Ottawa’s Sandra Oh Named To Time’s 100 List Of Luminaries For 2019

Introducing the 2019 TIME 100 – now in its 16th year. According to the publishers, it’s far more than just a list… It’s about connections, forged across and among industries. It’s a community of hundreds of global leaders, many of

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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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‘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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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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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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Elvis Will Be Leaving Collingwood After This Summer

This might be the last summer for the world famous ‘Collingwood Elvis Festival’. Earlier this week, town council voted to discontinue operating the event. In a release, the city noted a decline in attendance and economic impact as the main

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“We’ve Now Seen The Unseeable” – Canadian Physicist On First Image Of A Black Hole

An international team of more than 200 people spent more than a decade working to capture the image (seen above) released today. Astronomers have been trying to directly image a black hole, but imaging something that is so far off and

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