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Local Television Host, Actor, Singer, Bill Luxton Sr. Has Died

R.I.P. former local broadcaster, Bill Luxton Sr., who tragically drowned in his back yard pool in Westboro on Sunday. He was 92. Bill was part of the local scene at CJOH-TV – now CTV Ottawa – for 27 years as

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Open Your Hearts To Animals With Doors Open!

It all started with a poor Mamma raccoon getting hit by a car and leaving her four babies to be orphans. We live trapped and rescued them and took them off to Rideau Valley Wildlife Sanctuary to get them the

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Football, Charity And Puppies For The Win!

It’s a perfect trifecta when you think about it…..Ottawa Redblacks, Canadian Guide Dogs For The Blind and puppies!!!! The Ottawa Redblacks are proud to work with Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind throughout the 2019 season to raise awareness about

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It’s All About Charity

Charity to me is what it’s all about, whether it’s animals, children, cancer, autism, the list goes on…..there are unfortunately too many to mention. I try to help as many as I can as I think that is why we

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Cross Country Ski Season Has Arrived, Downhill Soon To Follow!

Some of Gatineau Park’s cross-country ski trails are now open. Trails along the Ottawa River are also being readied. For downhill skiers, Mont Tremblant will open on November 22nd. Closer to home, Edelweiss might be ready on the weekend too.

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[Video] Salvation Army Kettle Campaign Begins This Weekend

The Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign rolls out this Saturday, November 17th, and runs through December 24th. This year’s campaign goal is set at $550,000 to meet the needs of individuals and families in our community. This year, 43 Christmas

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Timmies’ Smile Cookie Campaign Begins Today

The annual Tim Hortons Smile Cookie campaign is underway and runs through September 23rd. All proceeds from a $1 chocolate chunk Smile Cookie will be donated by restaurant owners to local charities, hospitals and community programs. “We are underwriting all

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Shop Local, Read Local

In the past few months, I’ve had the great opportunity to have two local authors drop off their books for me to read and I finally got around to reading both of them.  Gosh when did life get so busy

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Saturday, April 21st Is Record Store Day In Canada

Record Store Day (on April 21st) is an annual event which celebrates local independent record stores, and their customers, with parties, in-store performances and special releases. It’s a day that spans genres and unites music lovers of all ages. In Ottawa,

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Low Value Of The Loonie Has Many Canadians Re-Thinking Vacation Plans

All of those beautiful TV ads for Newfoundland & Labrador might really pay off this year. The lower loonie has Canadians rethinking their summer travel plans. In a recent BNN.ca poll, 40 per cent of respondents said they would stay

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Local Author Does Good Telling Her Parents Love Story

Since we’re talking favorite authors today as your Question Of The Day, it’s only fitting to tell you about this local author who will quickly become one of your faves after reading her book, Meant To Be. Roslyn Franken is

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