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Ottawa Part Of A Provincial Pilot Project To Raise Speed Limit

Starting in mid-September, as part of a pilot project, Ontario will increase speed limits to 110 km/h on three sections of highways in Southern Ontario, including Ottawa. The locations are Highway 417 from Ottawa/Gloucester to the Ontario/Quebec border, Queen Elizabeth

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New Ontario License Plate Slogan ‘Open For Business’ Up For Consideration

Ontario’s long-standing “Yours to Discover” licence plate slogan is about to expire. Premier Doug Ford has confirmed what the Star and Global News reported Friday: the Ontario PC government is changing the motto that’s adorned plates since 1982. A source

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On This Day In 1955 – An Elephant Started Making Streets Safer For Kids

Elmer the Safety Elephant was born in 1947. Elmer had some pretty simple rules: “Look both ways before crossing the street,” and “Keep away from parked cars.” But they worked. Traffic accidents involving children dropped by 44 per cent the

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Shoppers Drug Mart Launches Online Medical Cannabis Website Today

Shoppers Drug Mart is now the latest in a growing list of legal weed dealers, having officially launched online cannabis sales today. Those looking to partake should head to Shoppers’ new online cannabis portal: cannabis.shoppersdrugmart.ca. The site is currently only

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Public Health Warning – Romaine Lettuce Is Still Making People Sick

The Public Health Agency of Canada is warning people in Ontario and Quebec not to eat romaine lettuce as it works with U.S. health officials to determine the source of an outbreak of E. Coli infections in the two provinces

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Ontarian’s Will Be Able To Legally Purchase Pot In A Week

Starting a week from today, people in Ontario will be able to legally buy marijuana at a government-run online store. Orders will be shipped to customers for a $5 delivery fee using Canada Post. Visitors to the website must first

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Voter Turnout Yesterday Highest In 20 Years

Regardless of how you voted, or how you feel about election results, there was some encouraging news that came out of the provincial election. Ontario voters showed up in droves on Thursday, making the turnout rate the province’s highest in

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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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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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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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