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O-Train Tips For The Uninitiated

City commuters have had less than a week to get used to the new Confederation O-Train, but Ken Woods is an old hand, and he has posted a few pieces of advice for the uninitiated. Ken has long chronicled LRT

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Willie Nelson Cancels Remaining August Tour Dates Due To Breathing Problems

Willie Nelson has had to cancelled some upcoming tour dates to seek medical treatment. Willie took to Twitter to break the news, writing, “To my fans, I’m sorry to cancel my tour, but I have a breathing problem that I

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Simba Not Welcome On NCC Property

Ads promoting the new Lion King movie started appearing on NCC and City of Ottawa property this week. The painted ads were found on the Rideau Canal pathway, and along Elgin Street near the National Arts Centre. It’s not clear

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Poor Ryan Reynolds

You saw the picture no doubt from Canada Day, and if you didn’t…..poor Ryan Reynolds was in our Nation’s Capital celebrating Canada Day on the Hill…..wait for it…..alone! That’s right while us Canadians spent our Monday, lounging around, eating hot

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Hydro-Quebec On Chute Bell Dam – “We Are Entering Into An Unknown Zone”

Simon Racicot, director of production and maintenance with Hydro-Quebec, told reporters on Thursday evening (April 25th) the dam at Chute Bell was built to withstand what he called a millennial flood. “That means a flood that happens every 1,000 years,”

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BREAKING NEWS: Jane Philpott Resigns From Cabinet, Citing ‘Lost Confidence’

Jane Philpott, one of Justin Trudeau’s most trusted ministers, announced today she has resigned from cabinet as the Liberal government’s crisis over the SNC-Lavalin affair deepens. Philpott, the MP for Markham-Stouffville, said she has been considering the events that have

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Pass The Ketchup Caviar?

I am the kind of person that will taste most things just to say I’ve tried it before I say I don’t like it.  Nothing bugs me more than people who say, “oh gross, no thank you.”  Have you tried

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iPhone Spacebar Trick Turns The Keyboard Into A Touch Pad For Easy Editing!

If you use an iPhone, you can appreciate the fact that the iOS allows you to tap or drag a cursor in order to make changes to or delete a specific word in a text message, or an email… but

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You Can Stop Tweeting #SadBagel Now

With all of the heated discourse on Twitter these days, we needed a unifying distraction, and we found one! You can stop tweeting #SadBagel now. Apple has released a new version of its bagel emoji in the latest update to its

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(Viral Photo) Neurosurgeon Stitches Up Teddy Bear For Young Patient

A Halifax neurosurgeon performed a career first when a young patient asked him to stitch up his beloved teddy bear while the boy recovered from surgery. Dr. Daniel McNeely has looked after eight-year-old Jackson McKie since he was an infant,

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On This Day In 1962, Ringo Starr Joined The Beatles

56 years ago today, John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George Harrison asked Ringo Starr to “join the band.” While the Beatles were formed in 1957, Ringo didn’t join until 1962, replacing original drummer Pete Best. Ringo had previously been a

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‘Mansplaining’ Explained With A handy Chart!

Mansplaining… The not-so-subtle exchange between a man and a woman when the man feels the need to explain something to a woman that she: a) didn’t ask for b) already knows or c) knows way more than he does. Writer

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Lin-Manuel Miranda To Publish Little Pep Talks Collection

If you don’t already follow Lin-Manuel Miranda on Twitter, you might want to look him up. Yes, Lin-Manuel Miranda is well known best for his groundbreaking creation of the Broadway smash, ‘Hamilton’, but he’s also earned a healthy following on

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A Meeting That’s Been 90 Years In The Making!

The 1st Gerber Baby took a sweet photo with the newest one. It was a heartwarming moment as the first Gerber baby, now 91, met the newest one, little Lucas Warren. Lucas made history in 2018 when he became Gerber’s

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Jann Arden Quoted By James Comey In New Book

A quote, attributed to singer-songwriter Jann Arden, has made it into the new book by former FBI Director James Comey; “A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies & Leadership.” The book’s first chapter, titled “The Life,” begins with words of wisdom attributed

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