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First Ever Hollywood Movie Shot Entirely In Canada Has An Ottawa Connection

Very interesting footnote from the Historical Society of Ottawa concerning July 16th… On this day in 1941… A film crew from Warner Brothers, the motion picture studio, arrived in Ottawa to film ‘Captains of the Clouds’, the first ever Hollywood

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“Downton Abbey” Movie Starts Filming This Summer!

A popular import TV show is about to make the leap from the flat-screen to the big screen. There’s confirmation that “Downton Abbey” will be released as a movie. Focus Features says work on the movie will begin this summer.

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Royal Christening Official Photos

In honour of Prince Louis’ christening earlier this month, Kensington Palace has released four official photos taken after the ceremony. The images captured by celebrity photographer Matt Holyoak show Prince William and his wife Kate posing with their three children

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GoFundMe Page Set Up For Barrhaven Family Who Lost Everything In Blaze

A GoFundMe page has been set up to help a family of six left homeless by a fire in Barrhaven Thursday. Crews spent over an hour fighting the fire that left three townhomes uninhabitable on Claridge Drive. According to the

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Million Dollar Blaze In Barrhaven

Fifteen people have been left without a place to stay after a blaze in Barrhaven Thursday. Around 4:45 p.m., crews responded to several 911 calls reporting a townhouse fire at 244-A Claridge Drive. Smoke was visible from a distance and a

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TD Place Stadium World Cup Final Viewing Party Planned For Sunday

Attention soccer fans! This coming Sunday morning, you can take in the World Final – France vs. Croatia, at TD Place Stadium at Lansdowne Park. The stadium is a former World Soccer venue with an immersive audio and video experience.

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History Making Emmy Nomination For Ottawa’s Sandra Oh

Netflix is the most-nominated network at this year’s Emmy Awards, grabbing 112 nominations this morning. That included nominations for shows ranging from “Stranger Things,” to ”The Crown,“ ”GLOW“ and ”Godless.“ H-B-O’s “Game of Thrones” earned the most nominations of any

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Thailand Cave Rescue Story Coming To The Big Screen

That was fast! It’s only been a few days since 12 young Thai soccer players and their coach were pulled from the flooded cave where they were trapped for more than two weeks, but there’s already talk of a movie

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Breaking News-Hydro One CEO And Board To Resign

The CEO of Hydro One is retiring immediately and its board of directors will resign and be replaced in an agreement with the provincial government. A statement from Hydro One says the new board of directors will initially consist of

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Ottawa’s Gabriela Dabrowski Advances To Wimbledon’s Ladies Doubles Semi Final!

Go Gabby! Ottawa’s Gabriela Dabrowski is heading to the Wimbledon semifinals in women’s doubles. Gabriela and herr partner, Yifan Xu of China, defeated the unseeded pair of Bethaine Mattek-Sands of the U.S., and Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic 5-7,

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Is A Bad Mood Good For You?

Is there any benefit to being in a bad mood?  Apparently so. New research has found that being in a bad mood can help some people’s executive functioning, such as their ability to focus attention, manage time and prioritize tasks.

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Drake Topples The Beatles For Most Top-10 Hits In The Same Week

Given that the way we consume music these days has changed so much in the past 10 to 15 years, some will argue that it’s like comparing apples to oranges… but Toronto rapper, Drake has just done something music industry

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Best News!!!

There is jubilation around the world at news all of the young soccer players and their coach are safety out of a flooded cave in northern Thailand. Thailand’s navy SEALs posted the good news on Facebook just before 8 a.m.

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The Odd And Antiquated Reason Players Wear White At Wimbledon

Wimbledon is the only Grand Slam tennis tournament that’s still played on a grass court, and the only one that schedules a day off on the middle Sunday of the tournament. Wimbledon is also known for its rather rigid dress

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1950’s Heartthrob Tab Hunter Has Passed Away At 86

Tab Hunter, the blond actor and singer who was a heartthrob back in the 1950s with such films as “Battle Cry” and “Damn Yankees!” has died. He was 86. His spouse confirmed that he died Sunday of a blood clot

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