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2018-10-19

Just In Time For Halloween… A Tim Burton Inspired Cookbook!

Posted by: Steve

Fans of Tim Burton’s movies may already know about Beetle House, the eatery… There’s one in New York City and one in Los Angeles, where “every day is Halloween.” The decor is spooky, the staff dress up like Beetlejuice and

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2018-10-19

Three Incredibly Bonded St. Bernard’s Find A Forever Home

Posted by: Steve

The Edmonton Humane Society says Goliath, Gunther and Gasket are settling in with their new family in Calgary. The society put out a call last week for someone up to the challenge of handling the three adult St. Bernards, their

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2018-10-19

Book And Crafts You Say

Posted by: Codi

Okay so I’m more about the books…..if there’s a book sale or fair, a book lying on the road or a poor lonely book in a store, well I’m the one to bring it home to a good home.  It’s

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2018-10-18

Keep Your Eye On The Sky After Sunset For The Next Days

Posted by: Steve

If you’ve seen some shooting stars recently, it’s not uncommon at this time of year. That’s because we are under the influence of the annual Orionids meteor shower. This year, the peak date for activity is on the night of

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2018-10-18

Listening To Music While Working Or Studying Can Help Increase Productivity

Posted by: Steve

So, what is the best music for studying or concentrating? Author Dan Jacques wrote an in-depth article on that topic. Here’s a quick overview… The University of Wales undertook a study in 2011 to see how well students were able to

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2018-10-18

Win Tickets To The Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s Vespers

Posted by: Derrick Scott

  Claudio Monteverdi’s Baroque masterpiece Vespers will be performed by The Royal Winnipeg Ballet, with performances at Southam Hall at the NAC Thursday November 1 – Saturday November 3, each performance will begin at 8:00pm.   Vespers features the legendary

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2018-10-18

Bye Bye Big Birdie And Oscar The Grouch

Posted by: Codi

I used to love Oscar The Grouch only because of my Dad as when I was sick and lying on the couch as a kid, he used to try to cheer me up with his little song, “Oscar The Grouch,

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2018-10-18

Home Invasion Suspect Being Sought

Posted by: Nida

One man has been arrested and a warrant has been issued for another following a violent incident in Vanier this week. Ottawa Police responded to a home invasion in the 300 block of Lafontaine Avenue Tuesday evening around 10 p.m.

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2018-10-17

You Can Stop Tweeting #SadBagel Now

Posted by: Steve

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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2018-10-17

Big Bird, Oscar The Grouch Puppeteer Caroll Spinney To Retire

Posted by: Steve

The puppeteer who has played Big Bird on “Sesame Street” is retiring after nearly 50 years on the show. Caroll Spinney told the New York Times that Thursday will be his last day on the program, which he joined from

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2018-10-19

Just In Time For Halloween… A Tim Burton Inspired Cookbook!

Posted by: Steve

Fans of Tim Burton’s movies may already know about Beetle House, the eatery… There’s one in New York City and one in Los Angeles, where “every day is Halloween.” The decor is spooky, the staff dress up like Beetlejuice and

Read More..

2018-10-19

Three Incredibly Bonded St. Bernard’s Find A Forever Home

Posted by: Steve

The Edmonton Humane Society says Goliath, Gunther and Gasket are settling in with their new family in Calgary. The society put out a call last week for someone up to the challenge of handling the three adult St. Bernards, their

Read More..

2018-10-18

Keep Your Eye On The Sky After Sunset For The Next Days

Posted by: Steve

If you’ve seen some shooting stars recently, it’s not uncommon at this time of year. That’s because we are under the influence of the annual Orionids meteor shower. This year, the peak date for activity is on the night of

Read More..

2018-10-18

Listening To Music While Working Or Studying Can Help Increase Productivity

Posted by: Steve

So, what is the best music for studying or concentrating? Author Dan Jacques wrote an in-depth article on that topic. Here’s a quick overview… The University of Wales undertook a study in 2011 to see how well students were able to

Read More..

2018-10-18

Home Invasion Suspect Being Sought

Posted by: Nida

One man has been arrested and a warrant has been issued for another following a violent incident in Vanier this week. Ottawa Police responded to a home invasion in the 300 block of Lafontaine Avenue Tuesday evening around 10 p.m.

Read More..

2018-10-17

You Can Stop Tweeting #SadBagel Now

Posted by: Steve

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

Read More..

2018-10-17

Big Bird, Oscar The Grouch Puppeteer Caroll Spinney To Retire

Posted by: Steve

The puppeteer who has played Big Bird on “Sesame Street” is retiring after nearly 50 years on the show. Caroll Spinney told the New York Times that Thursday will be his last day on the program, which he joined from

Read More..

2018-10-17

Cannabis Legalization – What You Need To Know

Posted by: Nida

It is now officially legal in Canada for adults to possess, grow and consume recreational cannabis. The federal and Ontario governments have established laws in respect to the use, possession and sale of recreational cannabis. In Ontario, the minimum legal age

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2018-10-16

Canadian Mint Introduces The “Armistice” Coin

Posted by: Steve

The Royal Canadian Mint has delivered another amazingly detailed and unique coin to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. The “Armistice” circulation coin features the image of a soldier’s helmet, which represents the number of

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2018-10-16

[Video] Kenya Ice Kings Play Their First Away Game

Posted by: Steve

Hockey is for everyone, but being part of an ice hockey team in Africa poses some challenges. Outdoor rinks don’t exist, thanks to the weather. Indoor rinks are scarce. There’s only one in all of East and Central Africa. Finding hockey

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2018-10-18

Home Invasion Suspect Being Sought

Posted by: Nida

One man has been arrested and a warrant has been issued for another following a violent incident in Vanier this week. Ottawa Police responded to a home invasion in the 300 block of Lafontaine Avenue Tuesday evening around 10 p.m.

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2018-10-17

Cannabis Legalization – What You Need To Know

Posted by: Nida

It is now officially legal in Canada for adults to possess, grow and consume recreational cannabis. The federal and Ontario governments have established laws in respect to the use, possession and sale of recreational cannabis. In Ontario, the minimum legal age

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2018-10-16

Area Police Forces Gear Up for MEGA Ride Program

Posted by: Nida

The Ottawa Police Service will be conducting multiple RIDE programs throughout this week as a reminder that driving impaired by drugs or alcohol is illegal. The RIDE programs include a MEGA Ride that will involve multiple police agencies as well

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2018-10-16

Recall Of Canned Nutritional Beverages

Posted by: Nida

There’s a recall to report regarding Abbott Nutrition and some of its canned nutritional beverages like Ensure Plus and PediaSure.  The Chicago-based company is recalling products under its Ensure Plus, Jevity and TwoCal brands due to possible bacterial contamination.  There

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2018-10-15

Parent/Teen Cannabis Info Sessions

Posted by: Nida

Officials with Ottawa Public Health are hosting a series of information sessions to help parents of teens looking for information about legalized cannabis.  The information nights will be held in English and French, offering parents tips on discussing drug use

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2018-10-15

Little Royal Arrives Next Spring!

Posted by: Nida

Kensington Palace says Prince Harry and his wife the Duchess of Sussex are expecting a child in the spring. The palace says the couple has “appreciated all of the support they have received from people around the world since their

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2018-10-12

Hydro Ottawa “Planned Power Outage” Sunday Morning

Posted by: Brian

Ottawa Hydro will need to temporarily shut off power to approximately 50,000 customers very early Sunday morning while it works to restore the Merivale Transmission Station. Crews have been working nearly non-stop on the station, which was particularly hard hit

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2018-10-12

Local Traffic Issues To Keep In Mind

Posted by: Nida

It remains a busy construction season in the city.  Several areas from east to west are affected, which could have an impact on your plans to get around the city. Here’s the full rundown: Elgin Street: Hydro Ottawa work continues

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2018-10-11

Barbra Streisand Video Takes Aim At Trump

Posted by: Nida

Barbra Streisand’s first single from her upcoming album has a song directly addressing U.S. President Donald Trump.  Streisand had made no secret of her dislike for Trump, and takes that to a whole new level in the recording and subsequent

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2018-10-11

LRT Delay Results In More OC Transpo Route Adjustments

Posted by: Nida

 OC Transpo has revised some routes due to the delayed opening of O-Train Line 1, the Confederation Line. Several routes will be adjusted starting Monday, October 15, to improve connectivity and reduce walking distances. Route 11 – Downtown The downtown

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