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Google Honours Canadian Indigenous Runner With A Doodle

A world champion Indigenous Canadian runner is being honoured and remembered with a Google Doodle today, on the anniversary of his birth in 1887. The graphic features Tom Longboat of Ontario’s Grand River First Nation running in one of the

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He’s In The Big Leagues In Our Books

I have known Tom  Cochrane off and on for many years and the man never ceases to amaze me.  I first interviewed him when I was sixteen years old and just starting out in radio.  Many years later, I sat

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Apologizing For Something Isn’t An Admission Of Guilt According To Ontario Law

Canadians have earned a worldwide reputation for polite and apologetic, even when it’s not expected. It seems it’s in our nature to say ‘sorry’, even for everyday oversights like mindlessly stepping in front of someone at a check-out counter. That’s why

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A Double Dose Of Jim Cuddy :)

Not hard to believe how many of us absolutely love Jim Cuddy and when I say “us”, I do include the guys there too.  How can you not really, Jim is just that guy….he sings, he writes, he’s good looking,

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They Say It Comes In Threes

Since Christmas, there has been three of them, sadly.  Canadian deaths of some great talent and character and all due to that dreaded C word of cancer. It all started with my friend actress Heather Menzies Urich who passed away

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Beauty Is Ageless – 69 Year Old Maye Musk Is Newest Covergirl

Canadian born Maye Musk just became the newest CoverGirl! The 69-year-old model also happens to be the mom of Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk. This is familiar territory for Maye Musk. She’s been modeling for more than five decades,

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Canadian killed In Last Night’s Attack In London

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has confirmed that one of the seven people killed in last night’s attack in London was Canadian. The P-M says the Canadian government will not be making any further statements out of respect for the family.

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Don’t Trust Siri To Get You To The Canadian Tire Centre

The Siri app on the iPhone is normally pretty handy for finding out all kinds of information, but it seems to be a little confused on where the Senators play. Duffy asked Siri, “Where is tonight’s Ottawa Senators game?” Siri

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[Video] Happy Birthday Gordon Lightfoot!

Canadian folk music icon Gordon Lightfoot turns 78 today. Robbie Robertson of the Band described Lightfoot as “a national treasure”. Bob Dylan, also a Lightfoot fan, called him one of his favourite songwriters and, in an often-quoted tribute, Dylan observed that

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Parliament Hill Sound & Light Well Worth Seeing This Summer

If you haven’t seen it yet… do yourself a favour and set aside an evening, sometime between now and September 10th and make a date with Parliament Hill to see this years Sound & Light show. It’s called ‘Northern Lights’.

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Ottawa’s Eliza Reid Could Become Iceland’s First Lady

In a few days, an Ottawa woman will find out if she’ll be moving her family into the presidential residence in Iceland! Eliza Reid has found herself at the centre of an election campaign in which her husband, Gudni Johannesson,

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Hungry For Great Music…Lunch With Allens Maybe?

What do you get when put together 4 Canadian legends, songwriters extraordinaire and just all around great fun musicians?  A menu for a great night of fun and music called Lunch With Allens. Lunch With Allens is compromised of Marina

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