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2019-02-15

The Peppa Effect – Toddlers Are Picking Up British Accents After Prolonged Exposure To Peppa Pig

Posted by: Steve

If your toddler or grandchildren have suddenly started calling you ‘mummy’, or ‘Grand-dad’ and asking you to clean up the rubbish, you can blame the so-called “Peppa Effect”, where kids who watch the English cartoon “Peppa Pig” start speaking with

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2019-02-15

Who Doesn’t Love A Parade On Family Day Weekend!

Posted by: Codi

And who can no to a Big Comedy Parade at that!! Yuk Yuk’s on Elgin is the home to that fun night this coming Sunday night with some of my favorites including Chris Borris, Ashley Krawchenko, Steve Love, Mitch Muirhead

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2019-02-15

Copyright Denied!

Posted by: Codi

There are always those certain dances you remember…..your first dance…..the “Elaine dance” on Seinfeld and who can forget the  “Carlton Dance”? Turns out the Carlton is not Carlton’s dance after all. Alfonso Ribeiro has been kicked to the curb when

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2019-02-15

Win Tickets To Daniel O’Donnell

Posted by: Derrick Scott

  One of Ireland’s top performers, Daniel O’Donnell returns to Ottawa, Friday May 31 at Southam Hall at the NAC. Get your tickets by phone: 1 888 991-2787, in person at the NAC Box Office – Click Here For Box Office Location &

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2019-02-14

Change.org Petition Lobbies U.S. Government To Sell Montana To Canada

Posted by: Steve

It looks like some Americans are starting to take their national debt seriously. A change.org petition is asking the U.S. government to sell the state of Montana to Canada for $1 trillion to “eliminate the national debt.” The rather hilarious

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2019-02-14

“The Deep Discount Is Over” – Gas Refineries Are Upping Their Prices

Posted by: Steve

Gas price expert Dan McTeague predicts the price at the pump will go up by seven cents a litre by Friday. “Today is really the last day to take advantage of these low prices. As of midnight… it doesn’t really

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2019-02-14

Protest Convoy Of Semi-Trucks Is Ottawa-Bound From Alberta

Posted by: Steve

A convoy of semi-trucks from Alberta is Ottawa-bound to protest stalled pipeline projects and underscore the country’s economic struggles. After months of pro-pipeline rallies across Alberta, a protest convoy with about 160 trucks, big and small, set out from Red

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2019-02-14

Eat Your Veggies :)

Posted by: Codi

All in one night even with the Vegan Night Market at TD Place on April 6th at 7:30pm. With the new, larger space there will be twice as many vendors and ample dining areas around the venue. As always, the

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2019-02-13

2019 World Radio Day Theme Is “Dialogue, Tolerance and Peace”

Posted by: Steve

Yay us! And all the listeners, clients and supporters who make it possible to keep this wonderful thing we call ‘radio’ on the air. In a day and age when there are so many ways to stay informed and entertained,

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2019-02-13

Family Day Fun With Uncle Jim :)

Posted by: Codi

It’s the Mayor’s Family Skating Day Party this Family Day Monday at City Hall. Our Mayor Jim Watson does throw the best parties and he is inviting you to come down for the fun at Marion Dewar Plaza from 11

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2019-02-15

The Peppa Effect – Toddlers Are Picking Up British Accents After Prolonged Exposure To Peppa Pig

Posted by: Steve

If your toddler or grandchildren have suddenly started calling you ‘mummy’, or ‘Grand-dad’ and asking you to clean up the rubbish, you can blame the so-called “Peppa Effect”, where kids who watch the English cartoon “Peppa Pig” start speaking with

Read More..

2019-02-14

Change.org Petition Lobbies U.S. Government To Sell Montana To Canada

Posted by: Steve

It looks like some Americans are starting to take their national debt seriously. A change.org petition is asking the U.S. government to sell the state of Montana to Canada for $1 trillion to “eliminate the national debt.” The rather hilarious

Read More..

2019-02-14

“The Deep Discount Is Over” – Gas Refineries Are Upping Their Prices

Posted by: Steve

Gas price expert Dan McTeague predicts the price at the pump will go up by seven cents a litre by Friday. “Today is really the last day to take advantage of these low prices. As of midnight… it doesn’t really

Read More..

2019-02-14

Protest Convoy Of Semi-Trucks Is Ottawa-Bound From Alberta

Posted by: Steve

A convoy of semi-trucks from Alberta is Ottawa-bound to protest stalled pipeline projects and underscore the country’s economic struggles. After months of pro-pipeline rallies across Alberta, a protest convoy with about 160 trucks, big and small, set out from Red

Read More..

2019-02-13

2019 World Radio Day Theme Is “Dialogue, Tolerance and Peace”

Posted by: Steve

Yay us! And all the listeners, clients and supporters who make it possible to keep this wonderful thing we call ‘radio’ on the air. In a day and age when there are so many ways to stay informed and entertained,

Read More..

2019-02-12

Westminster ‘Best In Show’ Will Be Revealed Tonight – Chances Are It Won’t Be A Dachshund

Posted by: Steve

Every dog breed has its day at the Westminster Kennel show, called the world’s greatest dog show, which wraps up this evening in New York City. That day can start by facing off against dozens of dogs — or none

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2019-02-12

Jody Wilson-Raybould Resigns From Federal Cabinet

Posted by: Brian

Veterans Affairs Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould is quitting the federal cabinet. In a letter published on her website, the former justice minister says she has hired former Supreme Court judge Thomas Cromwell to tell her what she can say about her

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2019-02-11

The International Hair Freezing Contest Is A Hair Raising Event

Posted by: Steve

If you’re looking to instantly transform your hairstyle, head to Takhini Hot Pools in Canada’s Yukon Territory. The natural hot springs there make it possible to bathe outdoors in extreme freezing weather, resulting in some impressive ‘dos when people get

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2019-02-11

Beatlemania Arrived On A Pam Am Flight 55 Years Ago

Posted by: Steve

The 55th anniversary of a historic television event happened over the weekend. In 1964, Beatlemania officially reached America! When the fab Four landed at New York City’s JFK Airport on February 7th, 1964, a crowd of approximately 4000 (screaming) fans

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2019-02-08

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

Posted by: Steve

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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2019-02-14

Protest Convoy Of Semi-Trucks Is Ottawa-Bound From Alberta

Posted by: Steve

A convoy of semi-trucks from Alberta is Ottawa-bound to protest stalled pipeline projects and underscore the country’s economic struggles. After months of pro-pipeline rallies across Alberta, a protest convoy with about 160 trucks, big and small, set out from Red

Read More..

2019-02-12

Jody Wilson-Raybould Resigns From Federal Cabinet

Posted by: Brian

Veterans Affairs Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould is quitting the federal cabinet. In a letter published on her website, the former justice minister says she has hired former Supreme Court judge Thomas Cromwell to tell her what she can say about her

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2019-02-01

Founder Of Tim Horton’s Has Died

Posted by: Brian

Ron Joyce, the co-founder of the Tim Hortons doughnut chain, has died at the age of 88. The cause of death was not immediately clear. The Joseph Brant Hospital in Burlington, Ont., and its namesake foundation say in a statement

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2019-01-22

Hello Fresh & Chefs Plate Meal Kits Containing Red Peppers Are Being Recalled

Posted by: Steve

Following the recall of Canada Brand red chillies on January 21, Hello Fresh and Chefs Plate have recalled their products which contain the red chillies, over a possible risk of salmonella contamination. The Hello Fresh and Chefs Plate meal kits were

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2019-01-11

3 Fatalities Reported After An OC Transpo Double-Decker Bus Strikes A Transit Shelter

Posted by: Steve

Updated: According to the Ottawa Citizen, three people are dead and more than a dozen have been injured Friday afternoon after a westbound double-decker OC Transpo bus filled with commuters smashed into a bus shelter at Westboro Station. The extent of

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2019-01-11

Canada Welcomes Saudi Woman Seeking Asylum

Posted by: Brian

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada has granted asylum to a Saudi woman who fled alleged abuse by her family and was holed up in Thailand. Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun, who is 18, was stopped last Saturday at a Bangkok airport

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2019-01-03

Ottawa’s LRT Ready To Roll By The End Of April

Posted by: Steve

At long last…the Confederation LRT Line will be handed over to the City of Ottawa at the end of March and should be ready to roll by the end of April. That’s according to new estimates provided by the consortium

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2018-12-19

NCC To Terminate Development Deal With Rendez-Vous LeBreton Group

Posted by: Steve

The National Capital Commission says it is moving to terminate a development deal with Rendez-Vous LeBreton Group, in the wake of bitter legal infighting within the development group. Last January, the Crown corporation responsible for the redevelopment of the land at Ottawa’s

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2018-12-13

Nation-Wide Recall Of U By Kotex Sleek Tampons

Posted by: Steve

Kimberly-Clark issued a nation-wide recall on their Kotex tampon products. Many Canadians are understandably worried. Retailers across the U.S. and Canada are recalling some of their Kotex tampons after citing numerous complaints that the product unraveled inside the body, prompting

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2018-12-13

Legal Pot Shops Can Open In Ottawa

Posted by: Brian

A majority of Ottawa City Councillor’s voted today to allow retail cannabis stores in the capital. Rookie Councillor Carol Anne Meehan did launch a passionate plea to opt out. And, while many Councillors expressed frustration the province will likely leave

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