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Ottawa Chosen For Another Exciting Red Bull Event

Red Bull is adding a stop in the Nation’s Capital to its 2017 Global Rallycross racing series this June, marking the first time one of the events has been held in Canada. The two-day race event on June 17th and 18th will

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Are You Ready for A Mild Spring?

Environment Canada’s top weatherman  is forecasting warmer-than-normal spring  conditions for a “good chunk” of the country. Senior climatologist Dave Phillips says the latest models show Ontario, Quebec, and the Maritimes will be the first regions to snap out of winter-type

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Ottawa Man Hopes For 3 Wins In A Row On Jeopardy Tonight

An Ottawa software developer goes for his third straight win on Jeopardy tonight. Grant McSheffrey became a two-day Jeopardy champion on the show that aired last night, winning $30,000. His two days of  winnings add up to $53,400. “It was a

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Ottawa Gatineau Golf Expo

If you’re looking to step up your golf game or just looking to window-shop, the Ottawa Gatineau Golf Expo is waiting for you!   The expo runs Friday, noon until 8, and Saturday 9 until 5, with free parking on

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Bryan Adams & Russell Peters Named 2017 Juno Award Co-hosts

After weeks of speculation, Juno Award organizers have made it official. Michael Buble won’t be hosting the awards ceremony on April 2nd, at Ottawa’s Canadian Tire Centre. Michael Buble and his wife chose to put their careers on hold last

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City Of Ottawa Has Already Plowed Through This Year’s Snow Clearing Budget

This was predictable, given the trend over the past number of years… The City of Ottawa spent $13.8 million more on snow and ice removal last year than was budgeted, making 2016 the 5th straight year in which the city

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Eyesore Or Heritage Building? The Civic Pharmacy Is For Sale

The building – and landmark “CIVIC” pharmacy sign – at the corner of Carling and Holland is up for sale for $3,360,000. Years ago, the letters used to rotate and it was lit up at night. Local freelance designer, and

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Here We Go Again!

It’s happened again!  Another freezing rain warning for the Ottawa-area.  Might see a sneak peek of what’s to come later this afternoon, but more so during the evening hours.   According to Environment Canada,  a long-lasting period of freezing rain resulting

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Ottawa Street Closure; Greenfield Avenue

Ottawa – Motorists, pedestrians and cyclists are advised that Greenfield Avenue, from King Edward Avenue to the westbound Highway 417 on-ramp, will be closed from Friday, February 24 at 8 p.m. until Monday, February 27, at 6 a.m. The closure

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Ottawa Boat Show

The Ottawa Boat Show is the largest boat show in the Ottawa region!   With a stunning selection of boats from powerboats to kayaks, canoes to cruisers, and fishing to pontoons!   Stop by from Thursday, February 23rd to Sunday, February 26th,

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Ottawa’s Record Setting Single Day Snowfall Happened A Year Ago Today

Today is the first anniversary of Ottawa’s last record-setting snowfall. On February 16th last year, 51.2 centimetres of fresh snow fell in a single day, breaking the previous record from 1947. Environment Canada says Ottawa is on track for what

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The Capital Region Braces For Major Snowstorm

Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for the Capital region. The snow began falling before noon Sunday —  heavily at times.  Before tapering off,  overnight total accumulations of 20 to 25 cm are expected by Monday morning. Drivers and pedestrians

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Winterlude Kicks Off By Stewing Up Some Fun

One of the best things about living here in the Nation’s Capital is how many great events we hold here and how we celebrate everything and it shows with how many visitors come to see us for it, not only

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Ottawa Cat Café To Open In Hintonburg In April!

Ottawa’s first daily cat café in Ottawa will open in the Spring. The Feline Café will be located at 1076 Wellington Street West, on the main floor of a two-storey red brick building. Josée Cyr is the 25-year-old Centretown resident

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Guess What? More Snow On The Way!

After several days of milder than normal temperatures, winter is set to return to the nation’s capital. A significant snowfall is on tap, beginning tonight and continuing through the day tomorrow. This storm track is close enough to Eastern Ontario that

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