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Scott Walker Of The Walker Brothers Has Died

Singer and songwriter Scott Walker, whose hits with the Walker Brothers in the 1960’s included “The Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine Anymore,” has died. He was 76. The Walker Brothers trio was formed in Los Angeles in 1964. The line-up included

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Lombard Glen To Re-Launch As Marijuana-Themed Rolling Green Golf Club

The new owner of a Smiths Falls golf course set to relaunch as a marijuana-themed course this spring says his enterprise hopes to “bring the fun back to cannabis,” while also promoting the town as a major destination in the

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Janes Pub Style Chicken Nuggets Recalled

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has announced a recall of a frozen breaded chicken product over fears of salmonella contamination. The agency says Sofina Foods Inc. is recalling Janes brand Pub Style Chicken Nuggets from the marketplace, over fears of salmonella

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Lady Gaga Loves Her Fire-Engine Red Pick-Up Truck

Lady Gaga is back in the spotlight this year after starring opposite Bradley Cooper in A Star Is Born and charting her first number one hit song (“Shallow,” from the movie) in eight years. Recently, she’s been spotted driving a

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Two Iconic Statues On The Move

A couple of iconic Parliament Hill statues will be on the move soon to make way for the upcoming Centre Block renovation on Parliament Hill. The two statues, which stand just east of Centre Block, will be moved ahead of the

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Win Tickets To CCR Reborn – The Music Of Creedence Clearwater Revival

  Graveyard Train Revival guarantees you a remarkable evening of blues, pop and rock’n roll as the band recreates the energy and the sound of Creedence Clearwater Revival.  Enjoy “Green River,” “Lookin’ Out My Back Door,” “Have You Ever Seen

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[Video] Celine Dion Tells 7 Year-Old Anjali Singh “You Are The Best”

Céline Dion shared the stage with a seven-year-old last week. Little Anjali Singh’s rendition of Celine’s hit “I Surrender” had everybody on their feet, followed by a standing ovation! Celine then leaned in for a kiss and a hug and

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[Video] Keanu Reeves Joins The Toy Story 4 Cast In A Distinctly Canadian Role

Toy Story 4 will hit theatres this June, bringing the popular characters of Woody (Tom Hanks), Buzz (Tim Allen) and Bo Peep (Annie Potts) back together again. This time, however, they’ve made a new friend – and he’s distinctly Canadian. Keanu

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Liberal Government Tables Pre-Election Budget

Finance Minister Bill Morneau has tabled his fourth federal budget — his final one before the next election in October. Here are the highlights: By the numbers: $22.8 billion in new spending over the next five years. 2018-19 deficit projection:

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Washington D.C. National Cherry Blossom Festival Starts Tomorrow

Here in Canada’s capital, still buried under a thick layer of snow and ice, we’ll be anticipating the long awaited arrival of Spring on March 20th. Meanwhile, in the U.S. capital of Washington, D.C. the National Cherry Blossom Festival is

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[Video] The 45 RPM Record Was Introduced 70 Years Ago

In 1948, Columbia Records came up with a game changing alternative to the old scratchy, fragile, 10-inch, 78 RPM record, which had been in existence since the late 1800s. It was the dawn of the new long-playing album, pressed on

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Senate Proceeding Will Now Be Broadcast With A Live Video Stream

For the first time in the Senate’s history, Canadians will be able to regularly watch senators at work in the new Red Chamber. For many years, debates in the Senate have been live streamed in an audio format. When making

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[Video] Dick Dale – The King Of Surf Guitar Has Died At 81

Before there were guitar heroes like Jimmy Page and Jimi Hendrix, there was Dick Dale – the inventor of surf rock, the twangy electric guitar style that found its way into everything from punk music, to the bluesy rock style

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Corey Hart Met His Future Wife At The 1993 Juno Awards

Corey Hart’s contributions to pop music will be honoured at the Juno Awards on Sunday, but Corey will be marking another significant personal milestone at the event. Nearly 26 years ago, he was introduced to his wife, Quebecois singer Julie

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New World Record – Google Engineer Calculates Pi to 31 Trillion Digits

It’s March 14th… known in scientific circles as “Pi Day”. Some math whizzes have suggested that Pi Day should really be called Pi Approximation Day. The ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter is commonly shortened to 3.14, but

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