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Global Experiment Testing Civil Honesty Reveals Surprising Result

If you were to lose your wallet or purse, what are the chances you’ll get it back – with the cash still inside it? An ambitious new study in the journal Science has provided at least a partial answer to the question. It turns

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This Day In History: June 24th, 1985 – Canada Goes Cellular

It was revolution in technology back in 1985, and there were a lot of skeptics. After all, who would want to wander around town all day with a brick-sized handset that won’t fit into any pocket? And why spend up to $6,000 for it, when there are plenty

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Game On! Canada’s Great Trail Nation-wide Treasure Hunt Is Back

The Great Trail Treasure Hunt is an annual summer adventure that’s happening across Canada. Essentially, it’s a giant nation-wide scavenger hunt. There are 200 treasures to be found! Every person who locates a treasure box has a chance to win

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Canadian Astronaut David Saint-Jacques Headed Back To Earth On Monday

Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques is set to return to Earth in just a few days as his mission aboard the International Space Station comes to an end. On Day 199 in orbit, Saint-Jacques spoke to reporters Wednesday for the last

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[Video] Carey Price And 11 Year-Old Fan Share An Emotional Moment At NHL Gala Awards

Young Montreal Canadien’s fan Anderson Whitehead was reunited with goalie Carey Price last night on stage during the NHL awards gala in Las Vegas, and it was an incredibly emotional moment. Before the 11-year-old lost his mother to cancer in

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Another Sign Of Summer! The Changing Of The Guard Ceremony Starts This Sunday

On summer mornings, the lawn in front of Parliament’s Centre Block comes alive with sights and sounds of the impressive Changing of the Guard ceremony. The free event, which is modeled on the one in London, England, is a parade

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Ottawa Humane Society Encouraging Local Businesses To Be More Dog Friendly

The Ottawa Humane Society (OHS) is encouraging shopkeepers in the capital to become more dog-friendly. In a news release, OHS president Bruce Roney related that “When in Europe, I’ve seen dogs well integrated into everyday life and it hasn’t been

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Residents Of A Norwegian Island Want To Do Away With Keeping Time

An island in northern Norway is campaigning to declare itself the world’s first time-free zone. On Sommarøy (meaning “Summer Island”), located north of the Arctic Circle, the sun doesn’t set from May 18th right through to July 26th, a full 69

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The Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival Starts Thursday

The Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival & Competition Pow Wow starts on Thursday at Vincent Massey Park, in Ottawa, and continues through Sunday. This year, the festival celebrates UN International Year of Indigenous Languages. The heart of the Festival is the

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Shania Twain Announced New Las Vegas Residency

It’s been seven years since Shania Twain launched her first residency in Las Vegas. Since then, Sin City has hosted a number of other contemporary pop stars, from Lady Gaga to Drake to Christina Aguilera – all jumping on the

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21 years old And Already A legend – Brooke Henderson Makes Canadian Golf History

Brooke Henderson has made Canadian golf history. The 21-year-old from Smiths Falls, won the Meijer LPGA Classic, giving her nine career LPGA titles. That sets a Canadian record for most wins on either the PGA or LPGA tours. The 8th

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Now Trending – Wife Posts A Recording Of Husband Snoring On Spotify

Problems with a snoring partner? Have they admitted it? Have you taken to sleeping in other room just to get a peaceful nights rest? This woman apparently had the same issue. To make her point with Dave, her husband, she

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Around The World In 80 Days Offer From Airbnb

Airbnb is offering an Around the World in 80 Days adventure. Travelers who sign up for the trip will visit 18 countries across six continents, exploring such places as Japan, the UK, and the U.S. During the 80-day trek, guests

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Beach Season Begins This Weekend

Starting this weekend, lifeguards are on duty at most City outdoor pools and beaches. Mooney’s Bay Beach, Westboro Beach and Britannia Beach will open Saturday, June 15th. Petrie Island beach remains closed until further notice. Visit ottawa.ca or follow the

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Elgin Street Music Puns Signage

Elgin Street renewal continues this summer from Gloucester Street to Isabella Street. This project will also include the renewal of Waverley Street from Elgin to Metcalfe Street through Jack Purcell Park, as well as roadway renewal on Isabella Street from

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