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The Mayor’s Canada Celebration For Seniors

Jewel 98.5 is a proud sponsor of The Mayor’s Annual Canada Day Celebration for Seniors at The Aberdeen Pavilion.   Returning to the Aberdeen Pavilion at Lansdowne Park again this year, the sponsored event with Mayor Jim Watson, includes breakfast, served

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Kenny Rogers At TD Ottawa Jazz Festival

  The TD Ottawa Jazz Festival is packed full of amazing artists including Kenny Rogers!     On Saturday, June 24 it’s a concert under the stars you don’t want to miss! The Kenny Rogers’ Final World Tour: The Gambler’s

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Bono & The Edge Will Join In The Parliament Hill Celebrations On Canada Day

Word about our BIG ‘Canada 150’ party on July 1st seems to be getting out! Rock superstars Bono and The Edge from U2 will be performing a song on Parliament Hill on Canada Day during the early show, although it’s not

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Thirteen Strings Presents Illuminations

Thirteen Strings presents Peter-Anthony Togni’s Illuminations with Clarinettist Jeff Reilly, Wűnderkinder Mozart + Mendelssohn part of Repertoire!   Thirteen Strings Chamber Orchestra closes off its season with an eclectic mix of brilliance: the “illuminations” concert takes place on Friday, June 16 at

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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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Arrival Of Summer Will Take 2 Days To Happen In Canada

Summer officially arrives on Tuesday, June 20th in B.C., but a day later in Ontario… Summer in Ottawa begins June 21st at 12:24 AM. It starts a little later in Atlantic Canada. But from Northwestern Ontario through to British Columbia,

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Heat Warning For Ottawa

Environment Canada has issued a Heat Warning for the Ottawa area. The weather agency says hot and humid conditions are expected Sunday and Monday. Forecasted temperatures are expected to be near 31 degrees both Sunday and Monday, and the evenings

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Local Farmer’s Market Season Is In Full Swing!

There’s nothing quite like locally grown fruits and vegetables and home-baked goods, and that’s why Ottawa’s farmer’s market scene is such a healthy one – pardon the pun! The oldest food market in Ottawa, and one of the oldest in

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Fundraiser For Thirteen Strings

You’re invited to a Fundraiser for Thirteen Strings!   A little wine, a little music, a little auction in Sandy Hill!     The Thirteen Strings Fundraiser will be held at All Saints Space on 10 Blackburn Avenue in Sandy

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Jewel 98.5 Live On Location At Shred-It Day

Jewel 98.5 wants to prevent identity theft through document shredding! The fourth annual “Shred-it Day” fund-raiser will take place Saturday, June 3rd at The Ottawa Train Yards behind Farm Boy. For a small fee, members of the public can watch

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Dollar$ For Dog$

Calling all Ottawa dog owners!   Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind and Jewel 98.5 presents the 33rd annual Dollar$ for Dog$ Fundraising Dog Walk!   This is an event for the general public and your pet dogs to raise funds

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Everything You Need To Know About The Great Glebe Garage Sale

The Great Glebe Garage Sale is always the fourth Saturday in May; this year the sale takes place on Saturday May 27th, 2017 and runs from about 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Many buyers arrive earlier. The sale will continue

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Don’t Trust Siri To Get You To The Canadian Tire Centre

The Siri app on the iPhone is normally pretty handy for finding out all kinds of information, but it seems to be a little confused on where the Senators play. Duffy asked Siri, “Where is tonight’s Ottawa Senators game?” Siri

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How Much Would You Pay For Sens Tickets?

The Senators host the Penguins for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference final Wednesday night, but if you want to see the game in person, be prepared to pay. Wednesday afternoon, 400 level tickets were just a hair over $184.

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Expect A Mosquito Invasion!

Ottawa residents should brace themselves for an explosion of mosquitoes. This in the aftermath of historic flooding in the capital region.  Jeff Dawson, associate biology professor at Carleton University says “Mosquitoes need standing pools of water. If you have a

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