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New Expedia Study Finds That American Travelers Are Better Mannered Than Canadian Tourists

Canadians have a reputation for being polite, which does have its advantages. Tourists from Canada are well-received in countries around the world. That might be why so many Americans pretend to be Canadian nationals when vacationing to locales frequented by

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[Video] Ottawa Valley Lilt Ranked Canada’s Sexiest Accent

Just earlier this month the Canadian accent was ranked the 13th sexiest in the world. https://bigseventravel.com/2019/04/worlds-sexiest-accent/ But, with so many different accents in Canada, which one were people thinking of when they said Canada’s was the sexiest? We now have

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And The Loser Is… Carling Avenue For The Second Year Running

The votes have been tallied in CAA’s Worst Roads campaign and local drivers have once again named Carling Avenue the worst road in Ottawa. This is the second consecutive year that Carling Avenue has topped the Ottawa list, and the

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I’m Smart Because Of My Cat, Who Knew ;)

I have always been a cat lover since the day I was born it seems, with my cat, Scamper protecting me in the crib. Don’t get me wrong, I love all animals but a cat has my heart pretty easily….that

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Girl Time Is Good For Your Health :)

Feeling under the weather?  Get together with your  girlfriends, not once but twice a week.  That’s right, a new survey is saying that spending time with your gal pals twice a week is good for your health. The study was

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Are You One Of The 25% Of Canadians Who Doesn’t Own Any Kind Of Mobile Phone?

It’s nearly impossible to find anyone who doesn’t have a cell phone across most of the developed world. They seem to be everywhere. It’s estimated that more than 5 billion people own mobile phones around the world today and over

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87 Percent Of Shoppers Plan To Support Canadian Retailers This Holiday Season

According to a new survey, a large majority of Canadians (87 per cent) believe it’s important to support Canadian retailers during the holiday season. More than a third of Canadians also said it’s more important to buy Canadian this year

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The Most Valuable Office Perk? It’s Not Extra Time Off Or A Gym Membership

In an effort to keep employees happy and loyal, some companies offer enviable extra perks like vacation funds, extra time off, free gadgets, and on-site classes. But the Harvard Business Review reports that the office perk employees crave most isn’t

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Wish You Had More Time To Listen To Music? You’re Not Alone

As we grow older, the amount of time we spend listening to music diminishes. Interest in new music seems to peak in our early 20s. After that, we tend to cling to the music we discovered in our youth. There

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It Pays To Be Polite, Or A Least It Pays Faster

Data analysts at accounting software firm FreshBooks have declared that New Brunswick is Canada’s most polite province. Analysts scanned some 250,000 invoices from small businesses and self-employed people, looking for the words “please” and “thank you” in both English and

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The Cars People Keep For 15 Years

What’s the longest you’ve every kept a vehicle? I had a 1999 RAV 4 that lasted for 16 years, and over 400,000 km before I finally had to let it go. There’s a certain freedom in driving a car for

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The Future Of Sparks Street? Have Your Say

The city is looking for your input on the future of Sparks Street. You’re invited to share your ideas and suggestions with The Mayor. The city wants hear from residents, business owners and community associations. Mayor Jim Watson will be

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