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Alta Vista Animal Hospital Part Of Doors Open Ottawa

Doors Open Ottawa has been become quite the institution around these parts, where businesses open their doors for one weekend and show you what goes on behind the scenes.  Its a nice way to check out some of your favorite

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Reminder To Flood Victims About Water Testing And Garbage Pickup

More information for City of Ottawa residents affected by spring flooding. If your well has been affected by flood water, Ottawa Public Health recommends that you do not drink or use the water until it has been tested and found

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City Holds Info Sessions for Those Affected By Flooding

The City of Ottawa is holding a series of information sessions starting today for residents affected by the spring flooding. In attendance will be representatives from the Insurance Bureau of Canada, the Canadian Red Cross, Ottawa Public Health, the City of

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Ottawa Information Sessions For Residents Affected By Flooding

The City of Ottawa will host information sessions for residents affected by the spring flooding. In attendance will be representatives from the Insurance Bureau of Canada, the Canadian Red Cross, Ottawa Public Health, the City of Ottawa’s Public Works and

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ByWard Market ‘Inspiration Village’ Taking Shape

The city has installed 40 shipping containers on York Street in the ByWard Market, in preparation for an event space that will have free programming all summer. As part of Ottawa 2017, the city is creating a one-block “Inspiration Village,” with free

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Spring Cleaning? Hazardous Waste Dropoff Is This Sunday

  If you’re planning any spring cleaning, here’s something to keep in mind for this weekend.  The City of Ottawa’s first Household Hazardous Waste Depot of the year is happening this Sunday, April 30, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.,

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More Traffic Advisories

A few more traffic notes to be aware of this weekend if you’re traveling to or from the downtown core. The Rideau Canal Skateway change rooms and washroom facilities will be removed on Friday and Saturday so to allow this

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The Sens Mile Isn’t Really A Mile – It’s Not Even A Kilometer

The Ottawa Senator’s are hoping to back the Boston bruins into a corner with another win tonight. On the topic of Ottawa and the NHL play-offs… the Ottawa Sun employs a lot of people with enquiring minds and some of

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How Does Your Internet Speed Stack Up?

The city and the Ottawa-based Canadian Internet Registration Authority joined forces this week to launch the Internet Performance Test, for those who might be wondering is their “high-speed” Internet service is regularly stuck in a traffic jam. To participate in

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A Fun Read About Being A Tourist In Your Own Home Town

I always think its fun to be a tourist in your own home town but its sad that most of us, yours truly included don’t venture out until say, we have friends in town who want to see the sights

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Potholes Everywhere!

City of Ottawa officials say it’s not your imagination. More potholes than usual have cropped up this winter, and are causing serious issues on city streets this winter.  The city’s general manager of public works says the freeze-thaw cycles we’ve had are

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Raise The Cup To The Junos

The Juno Awards are pretty exciting in themselves when they hit town…..all the stars….all the hype….all the glitz….all the excitement.  But how can we forget all the days leading up to the big event….the parties and galas and lets not

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Urban Camping Comes to Ottawa Next Summer

  Do you have friends and/or relatives who want to be here for the capital’s 150th Canada Day celebrations? In order to create extra accommodation space to allow as many people as possible to enjoy the Canada Day festivities, Ottawa is

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Teal Pumpkin Project Promotes Candy-Free Halloween Treats

If you spot a teal coloured pumpkin this Halloween season, it’s not just a trendy decor choice. It’s year three of a new tradition known as the Teal Pumpkin Project, introduced by FARE (which stands for Food Allergy Research &

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“Proposal Pond” Is Among Eight Suggested Place Names City Committee Is Reviewing

An Ottawa man who proposed to his girlfriend one winter’s night during a skate on a south Ottawa pond wants the small body of water to be officially named – “Proposal Pond.” Greg Lister proposed to his then-girlfriend Andrea last

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