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Full Sized Car Replica Fools Montreal Police And The Internet Laughs Along With Them

Fed up with the amount of snowfall that Montreal has received this year, and the city’s sometimes slow response to clean it up, woodworker Simon Laprise sculpted a full-sized car replica out of a snowbank to prank the snow removal

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Karlsson Trade Talk

Senators general manager Pierre Dorion has insisted he won’t trade captain Erik Karlsson. But Dorion finally acknowledged last night before his team’s 4-1 loss to St. Louis that Ottawa might miss the playoffs and that he’s had conversations with rival

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‘Jackie Robinson Of Ice Hockey’ Willie O’Ree Honoured Today

Hockey pioneer Willie O’Ree was honoured in Boston yesterday, marking the 60th anniversary of the Bruins forward breaking the NHL’s colour barrier. O’Ree is referred to as the “Jackie Robinson of ice hockey” At a news conference at the TD

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July, August, September Are The Most Popular Birth Months

Most of us know which celebrities we share a birthday with, but have you ever wondered how popular your birth date is? And admit it… at some point, did you count back from your date of birth to try to

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Trouble Falling Asleep? Make A To-Do List!

There are all kinds of reasons people have trouble falling asleep. It could be physiological, as in the case sleep apnea, or it could be because you’ve had too much caffeine late in the day. But many people experience insomnia

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O’Connor Street Closure To Add To Commuter Woes Downtown

A six-week closure of O’Connor Street in the heart of Centretown will force southbound motorists to find alternate routes during the afternoon rush. The city announced on Wednesday that it will close O’Connor Street between Laurier Avenue and Somerset Street

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Ottawa’s Annual Kilt Skate = Bare Knees And Ice!

The annual Sir John A’s Great Canadian Kilt Skate started out as a modest Ottawa house party. This year, six different communities – Montreal, Toronto, Saskatoon, Calgary and Alexandria, as well as Ottawa – will be vying for bragging rights

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You Could Be Micro-Cheating And Not Even Know It

Are you guilty of online transgressions like; checking the social media accounts of former partners; sending emoji such as hearts and flowers to people other than partners; and saving mobile phone contact details of a friend of the opposite sex

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January 16th, 1905 – Frank McGee Of The Ottawa Silver Seven Sets A Single Game Scoring Record

Hockey history was made on this day in 1905, when Frank McGee of the Ottawa Silver Seven hockey club scored an amazing 14 goals, leading his team to a record-breaking 23-2 Stanley Cup victory over the Dawson City Nuggets. The

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Canada’s Olympic Flag Bearers Named

Ice dance darlings Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir will carry Canada’s flag into the opening ceremony at next month’s Winter Games in South Korea. Virtue and Moir made their Olympic debut eight years ago on home ice in Vancouver, where

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Forget Blue Monday… The Blue Meanies Are Coming Back in 2018

Yellow Submarine is heading back to cinemas across the U.K. later this year to celebrate 50 years since its initial release. The iconic 1968 film follows the Fab Four under the sea as they battle the music-hating Blue Meanies. The visually

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[Video] Watch A Clip Of Queen Elizabeth Recalling Moments From Her Coronation 65 Years Ago

In a rare television appearance, Queen Elizabeth has shared some memories from the day she was crowned nearly 65 years ago. In the BBC One special that will air on Sunday night, the Queen speaks candidly about her coronation and

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The Cars People Keep For 15 Years

What’s the longest you’ve every kept a vehicle? I had a 1999 RAV 4 that lasted for 16 years, and over 400,000 km before I finally had to let it go. There’s a certain freedom in driving a car for

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The Future Of Sparks Street? Have Your Say

The city is looking for your input on the future of Sparks Street. You’re invited to share your ideas and suggestions with The Mayor. The city wants hear from residents, business owners and community associations. Mayor Jim Watson will be

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Wacky Winter Weather In The Capital

We’re all over the map when it  comes to the weather conditions in the Ottawa-area and Eastern Ontario!  Over Christmas we were stuck in the deep freeze.  Now we’re dealing with milder temperatures and freezing rain, which has resulted in

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