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Snowbirds Postpone Airshow Season

Canada’s famous Snowbirds aerobatic team have hit pause on their airshow season after determining they need more practice. In a rare move, the team has abruptly cancelled scheduled appearances in six cities in Canada and the United States over the

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New Canadian Census Data Shows Some Local Anomalies

The town of Perth, just an hour west of Ottawa has a new claim to fame. It’s been named the location in the country where women most outnumber men. There are just under four men for every five women counted

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[Video] Expo 67 Opened 50 Years Ago Today

Today marks a significant anniversary. Fifty years ago today, the 1967 International and Universal Exposition or Expo 67, as it was commonly known, opened officially to the public. The Category One World’s Fair was held in Montreal, from April 27th

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Not Sarah Palin – Kelly Knight Craft Named New US Ambassador to Canada

Not Sarah Palin… A wealthy Republican fundraiser and campaign supporter of U.S. President Donald Trump will be the next United States ambassador to Canada, according to Bloomberg News. Kelly Knight Craft, a member of the U.S. delegation to the United

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Mayor Watson Says 2017 Will Be A Year For Celebration

Mayor Jim Watson previewed a year of celebration in his annual State of the City address today, as Canada’s 150th birthday celebrations unfold in our nation’s capital. 2017 will be a year of continued growth and sustainability, and the face

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Tickets Are Still Available For National Skating Championships At TD Place Arena This Weekend

Ottawa, is the host city for the 2017 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships, on now through Sunday at the TD Place Arena. The championships are the first BIG sporting event in a year-long celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday in the

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Global Warming Brings More Nice Weather Days To Canada

A new study says a future effect of global warming will be less mild weather in many parts of the world — but Canada will actually see more “nice” days. Nice days are defined as those between 18 and 30

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New App Offers A Quick Interactive Reference To Ottawa 2017!

If you’re looking for a handy way of staying in the loop about all of the sesquicentennial events planned for this year in and around the Nation’s Capital you might want to download the new Ottawa 2017 App. It’s a

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Canada Is Connected By Roads In This Revealing HD Image

Here’s a different and quite revealing satellite perspective over Canada, mapped in high definition, showing only its dirt trails, winter roads, streets, secondary and major series of highways and freeways! As you can see, we’re very well connected in more populated areas, but it’s

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Galaxy Note 7 Recall Applies To Canadian Customers Too

On the same day that Apple unveiled it’s latest model smartphone – the iPhone 7, Samsung has released Canadian details for the 10-country recall of 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7 smartphones. The recall is in response to reports that some of their

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More Canadian Dads Sharing Child Care Responsibilities

Father’s Day is coming up on Sunday, so this is timely news. Canadian dads are getting more involved with family life than ever before, according to the Fatherhood Institute’s Fairness In Families Index. Canada now ranks 7th out of 22

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