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Game On! Canada’s Great Trail Nation-wide Treasure Hunt Is Back

The Great Trail Treasure Hunt is an annual summer adventure that’s happening across Canada. Essentially, it’s a giant nation-wide scavenger hunt. There are 200 treasures to be found! Every person who locates a treasure box has a chance to win

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[Video] Second Annual Mayor For A Day Contest Now Open To Grades 9 to 12 Students

The second annual Mayor for a Day contest officially launches today. Do you think you have what it takes to work alongside Mayor Jim Watson? It’s not an easy job, but it will be a fun day that you’ll never

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Recipe Of The Week Winner

I am totally loving this contest, Codi and Nida’s Recipes… many great recipes out there to share and this one is no exception. Sandra Fraser’s Golden Chicken Soup For One!! -1 teaspoon olive oil, butter or ghee -1 tablespoon finely

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NCC Seeking A Name For The Ottawa River South Shore Riverfront Park

The National Capital Commission’s brand-new, Ottawa River South Shore Riverfront Park needs a new, less cumbersome name, and you can help. The NCC is inviting suggestions from the public to name the sweeping nine-kilometre-long green space that follows the river along

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Every Wanted To Design A Chocolate Bar?

Cadbury is asking the public to invent a brand new chocolate bar to complement the chocolate maker’s current crop of Dairy Milk products. As part of the contest, would-be chocolatiers can select up to three ingredients to create a custom

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A Meeting That’s Been 90 Years In The Making!

The 1st Gerber Baby took a sweet photo with the newest one. It was a heartwarming moment as the first Gerber baby, now 91, met the newest one, little Lucas Warren. Lucas made history in 2018 when he became Gerber’s

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Travel The World This Summer And Get Paid To Do It

Budget Icelandic airline WOW Air is looking for two friends who’d like to travel the world together this summer while blogging and vlogging about their experiences — and getting paid to do it too! The WOW Travel Guide competition was

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‘Name The Train’ Contest Winners Revealed

Last November, the City of Ottawa invited local kids under the age of 16 to submit names for the rail cars that will soon travel along Ottawa’s two light rail lines. Over the weekend, the winning names were revealed at

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Dream Job? Six String Theory Is Looking For Amateur Traveling Musicians

Want to be a traveling musician? Six String Theory offers musicians the opportunity to submit videos for a chance to perform at a number of festivals and venues around the world, including NAMM in Las Vegas, Blue Note in Tokyo

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‘Mayor For A Day’ Opportunity For Local High School Students

Do you know any civic-minded high school students who’d like to sit in the Mayor’s chair for a day? Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson, in conjunction with Youth Ottawa have just announced a ‘Mayor For A Day’ initiative. Applicants must be

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