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Skating Season Starts This Weekend At The Rink Of Dreams

The Sens Rink of Dreams, located at Ottawa City Hall, will open for skating on Saturday, at noon. Weather permitting, the Sens Rink of Dreams will be open daily, from 6 am to 11 pm, until the end of the

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Volunteers Needed For 41st Edition Of Winterlude

Canadian Heritage is looking for volunteers for the 41st edition of Winterlude! The festival is set for February 1st – 18th, 2019. A variety of positions are available, which cater to a wide variety of skills, experiences and time commitments. Anyone

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Hydro Ottawa Time of Use Rate Changes

Just a heads up… The Hydro Ottawa Time of Use rate schedule has changed for the Winter months. With time-of-use prices, customers pay prices that generally reflect the relative value of electricity supply at different times of the day. There

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Gatineau Parkway Network Has Closed For The Season

The Gatineau Park parkway network (Gatineau, Champlain, Fortune Lake and Philippe Lake parkways) has closing for the season. The National Capital Commission put the gates in place at 6 PM, on Friday. The early closure is a result of the

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Canadian Edition Of The Old Farmer’s Almanac Predicts A Colder Than Normal Winter

The Old Farmer’s Almanac is North America’s longest-running continuously published periodical, first published in 1792 by Robert B. Thomas. The Canadian edition has been in print for 37 years, priding itself on providing the same useful information as the original,

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No Thank You – Farmer’s Almanac Predicts A Long, Nasty & Brutish Winter

The Farmer’s Almanac is warning us to brace for a winter that will be nasty, brutish and not at all short. The almanac’s projections call for “biting cold in Ontario, cold weather in Atlantic Canada and Quebec, and “teeth-chattering cold”

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70% Chance El Niño Will Make A Comeback This Year

Remember how last winter seemed to go on forever? And it was a lot colder and snowier than normal too. But this year, we might just get a little lucky. According to experts there is a 70% chance that El

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The First Weekend Of Winterlude Has Arrived! 

The 40th edition of Winterlude begins this weekend with the Official Winterlude Launch on Friday, February 2nd. This year, the Winterlude fun will span three weekends, wrapping up on Monday, February 19 (Family Day in Ontario). The official sites are the

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How Cold Is Too Cold For Your Furry Friend?

Dogs have built-in fur coats, but they can still get dangerously cold when the temperature plunges in the winter. Chances are, Fido will still happily wait for walk-time and get excited when you reach for the leash, so it’s up

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