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As A Show Of Respect, Paul Dewar Election Signs Are Popping Up

Former Ottawa Centre MP Paul Dewar died yesterday at the age of 56, a year after being diagnosed with terminal brain cancer – a battle he fought with bravery and with candid openness, even leaving a touching deathbed message of

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[Video] Joni 75: A Birthday Celebration To Be Shown On The Big Screen This Week

To celebrate the 75th birthday of iconic singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell, Verve/Decca Records will release a tribute album featuring a star-studded line-up including James Taylor, Norah Jones, Chaka Khan and Emmylou Harris, Diana Krall, Kris Kristofferson, Graham Nash, and Seal among others.

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Local Musician Gets Musical

A musical based on our very own Alanis Morissette is set to hit Broadway.  Well more so her album Jagged Little Pill. The musical ran last summer in Cambridge, Massachusetts and will open on Broadway this fall. The book was

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Twin Statues Exemplify Strong Ties Between The Netherlands And Canada

Two statues facing each other across the Ocean. The one on the left (below) stands in Ottawa, at Commissionaires Park, near Dows Lake. The one on the right stands in Apeldoorn, in the Netherlands. The Ottawa ‘Man with Two Hats’

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A Long Stretch Of The Rideau Canal Skateway Will Reopen Friday

Nearly all of the Rideau Canal Skateway will reopen tomorrow. At 8 am Friday, January 11, a 7.2-kilometre section of the Rideau Canal Skateway, between the Laurier Bridge and Hartwells Locks, including all of the Dows Lake area will be

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Ottawa’s Zorn Pink Wins $7,400 On Jeopardy And Will Be Back As Returning Champion Tonight

Ottawa contestant Zorn Pink on Jeopardy! All of the contestants failed to answer the final Jeopardy question, but Zorn kept enough cash to dethrone a 4-day Champion. he is a policy analyst with the Federal Government. Zorn’s 1-day total on

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All Kinds Of Christmas Markets And Activities To Chose From This Weekend!

This weekend, check out all the fun Christmas markets and activities around Ottawa, including: Alight at Night at Upper Canada Village, the Magic of Lights and Holidays at the Parks at Wesley Clover Parks, the Ottawa Farmers’ Market: Christmas Market at Lansdowne, Vintage Village of Lights at the Cumberland Heritage

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End of an era… Wong’s Palace Restaurant Is Closing

The end of an era… Wong’s Palace Restaurant on Carling Avenue is closing. Today is their final day.  In the late 1950’s, Keep Wong and his son Wayner, worked at the Canton Inn Restaurant in downtown Ottawa. In 1960, he

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Santa Arrives This Weekend!

Every year since 1969, the Ottawa Professional Fire Fighters’ Association has been organizing the Help Santa Toy Parade and collecting toys along the parade route for distribution to the less fortunate children in Ottawa-Carleton. This year’s parade takes place on Saturday,

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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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Significant Snowfall On The Way

Had to happen sometime.  More snowfall for the Ottawa-area, this time with significant accumulation.  Here’s the latest from Environment Canada: 4:21 AM EST Thursday 15 November 2018 Special weather statement in effect for: Ottawa North – Kanata – Orléans Ottawa

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Many Learn To Curl Programs Being Offered Now!

Curling is a great winter activity, and Ottawa is the place to be if you’re interested learning how to Curling. You really can’t go wrong with a choice of club, so location is probably your deciding factor, along with finding

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September 26th Marks First Rowan’s Law Day

The first-ever Rowan’s Law Day is being marked today with a free information session at Sir Robert Bordon High School on Greenbank Road. 17 year old Rowan Stringer died after suffering multiple concussions during rugby games. She collapsed on the field

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You Better Bee-lieve It!

Staff at Ottawa City Hall is reviewing an application to make Ottawa a “bee city”. Councillor Keith Egli says while there are already projects promoting bee health, such as a community garden program, the city needs more initiatives for “strengthening

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Coyote ‘Decoy’ Being Tested At Andrew Haydon Park

If you happen to live near Andrew Haydon Park, in the city’s west end, don’t be surprised to see something a little odd along the shore line. The city is “employing” a decoy coyote to discourage geese from settling in,

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