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Sip & Savour

  Sip & Savour, on Sunday September 17, will take place at Domaine Perrault Winery, on Perrault Road in Navan from 1:00pm-4:00pm.  This Navan Women’s Institute Fundraiser, which will provide two bursaries for local women pursuing post secondary education, will

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It’s Harvest Time For Ontario/Quebec Strawberries!

Did you know that strawberries are actually a member of the rose family? Strawberries are thought to have been cultivated in ancient Rome. The strawberry, as we know it, was originally grown in northern Europe, but species are also found

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Tent Caterpillars Unwelcome Guests Throughout The Region

This damp Spring of 2017 has seen an explosion in the population forest tent caterpillars, not just in the National Capital Region, but across Ontario and Quebec. And it could get worse… Jason Pollard, is a forester with the City

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No-Winner Has Come Forward For The 649 Lotto

The Lotto 6-49 jackpot is going unclaimed for another draw, since there was no winning ticket sold for last night’s 20-million dollar grand prize.   That puts Wednesday’s jackpot at approximately 22-million dollars.     A ticket sold in Ontario

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Ontario To Increase Minimum Wage

Ontario is  increasing the general minimum wage for the fourth consecutive year, which will bring the wage up to $11.60 from $11.40 this fall.  Minister of Labour Kevin Flynn made the announcement in Toronto. The increase will come into effect

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Helping More Children And Youth Access Mental Health Services

Ontario is helping children and youth in communities across the province connect to local mental health services more easily by expanding online, smartphone and video resources that can provide immediate, specialized support when and where it is needed.   The

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Ontario Helping People Make Informed, Healthy Food Choices

As the new year begins, Ontario is making it easier for people to make informed and healthy choices about what to eat when dining out or purchasing ready-to-eat meals to take home. Starting January 1, Ontario will be the first

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No More Hidden Fees, Fine Print Or Sticker Shock For Ontario Travelers

The Ontario government is making it illegal to advertise travel packages without including all of the taxes and fees in the price. That means a week in the Carribean advertised for $1,200 would have to actually cost $1,200 and not

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Residents In Ottawa-Vanier Head To The Polls Today

Residents in Ottawa-Vanier head to the polls today to determine which candidate will replace long-time Liberal MPP Madeleine Meilleur. Ottawa-Vanier includes the Byward Market, Sandy Hill, Overbrook and parts of Gloucester. There are 11 candidates running in the provincial byelection, one

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Flu Shots Available This Week And A List Of Local Clinics!

  The free flu vaccine will be available across Ontario starting this week, so that people can better protect themselves against the flu virus and stay healthy. The vaccine is available at doctor’s offices, local public health units and community

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Greely Terry Fox Run

You’re invited to participate in the annual Terry Fox Run at the Greely Community Centre.  Pre-register for the 2km, 5km, or 10km and walk, cycle, rollerblade (in the 2km), or run.  Registration begins at 9am, with the run beginning at

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Free Shingles Vaccine Available Starting Today!

As of today, Ontario seniors between the ages of 65 and 70 can get the shingles vaccine for free.The Liberal government is spending $68 million over three years to publicly fund the vaccine, which will save eligible seniors about $170. Health

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Glengarry Highland Games

Pipping, drumming, Highland dancing, tug of war, and incredible Celtic entertainment awaits you, family and friends at the 69th Glengarry Highland Games in Maxville, Ontario.  

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Ontario Welsh Festival

Please join us in the Ottawa, capital of Canada , for a very special weekend celebrating our Welsh heritage, music and culture. We will enjoy a feast throughout the weekend. We are very honoured to have the renowned Côrdydd, a

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Ontario Welsh Festival

Please join us in the Ottawa, capital of Canada , for a very special weekend celebrating our Welsh heritage, music and culture. We will enjoy a feast throughout the weekend. We are very honoured to have the renowned Côrdydd, a

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