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2019-06-25

Hayley Wickenheiser Headed To The Hockey Hall Of Fame

Posted by: Brian

Hayley Wickenheiser is a top candidate to be announced as a Hockey Hall of Fame inductee today. The longtime Canadian women’s team star is in her first year of eligibility. The class of 2019 will officially becomes members of the

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2019-06-25

How Much Is A Selfie Worth?

Posted by: Codi

It was National Selfie Day just last week and surprisingly or not surprisingly, a lot of celebrities are not in favor of them. Jim Carrey said he’d rather talk to a fan while Sarah Jessica Parker said she’d never done

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2019-06-24

Global Experiment Testing Civil Honesty Reveals Surprising Result

Posted by: Steve

If you were to lose your wallet or purse, what are the chances you’ll get it back – with the cash still inside it? An ambitious new study in the journal Science has provided at least a partial answer to the question. It turns

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2019-06-24

This Day In History: June 24th, 1985 – Canada Goes Cellular

Posted by: Steve

It was revolution in technology back in 1985, and there were a lot of skeptics. After all, who would want to wander around town all day with a brick-sized handset that won’t fit into any pocket? And why spend up to $6,000 for it, when there are plenty

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2019-06-24

Daddy No….Mommy Yes ;)

Posted by: Codi

Did you happen to see the video that was going around over the weekend? It was the cutest thing……Carrie Underwood’s song Jacob started crying when his Dad, Mike Fisher began singing to him. And it was Mom, Carrie Underwood to

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2019-06-24

It’s The Best View In The City :)

Posted by: Codi

Well at least from where I was standing on Saturday at City View Retirement on Meadowlands Drive. I gotta say this place just makes me want to live there especially if they have Margaret, Cathleen and Isabelle on hand. Let’s

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2019-06-21

Game On! Canada’s Great Trail Nation-wide Treasure Hunt Is Back

Posted by: Steve

The Great Trail Treasure Hunt is an annual summer adventure that’s happening across Canada. Essentially, it’s a giant nation-wide scavenger hunt. There are 200 treasures to be found! Every person who locates a treasure box has a chance to win

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2019-06-21

Canadian Astronaut David Saint-Jacques Headed Back To Earth On Monday

Posted by: Steve

Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques is set to return to Earth in just a few days as his mission aboard the International Space Station comes to an end. On Day 199 in orbit, Saint-Jacques spoke to reporters Wednesday for the last

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2019-06-21

Have You Seen Steve Perry Lately?

Posted by: Codi

Remember back in the day when Steve Perry of Journey was all that?  Best selling albums, number one songs, touring non-stop then it all stopped back in the nineties after a few solo albums. I seriously missed him but he

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2019-06-21

Only Bears And No Ants At This Picnic :)

Posted by: Codi

Well there might be some ants as most picnics do attract them but for the most part, only bears as it is the CHEO Teddy Bear’s Picnic. Yes, the National Capital Region’s family picnic party is this weekend as the

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2019-06-25

Hayley Wickenheiser Headed To The Hockey Hall Of Fame

Posted by: Brian

Hayley Wickenheiser is a top candidate to be announced as a Hockey Hall of Fame inductee today. The longtime Canadian women’s team star is in her first year of eligibility. The class of 2019 will officially becomes members of the

Read More..

2019-06-24

Global Experiment Testing Civil Honesty Reveals Surprising Result

Posted by: Steve

If you were to lose your wallet or purse, what are the chances you’ll get it back – with the cash still inside it? An ambitious new study in the journal Science has provided at least a partial answer to the question. It turns

Read More..

2019-06-24

This Day In History: June 24th, 1985 – Canada Goes Cellular

Posted by: Steve

It was revolution in technology back in 1985, and there were a lot of skeptics. After all, who would want to wander around town all day with a brick-sized handset that won’t fit into any pocket? And why spend up to $6,000 for it, when there are plenty

Read More..

2019-06-21

Game On! Canada’s Great Trail Nation-wide Treasure Hunt Is Back

Posted by: Steve

The Great Trail Treasure Hunt is an annual summer adventure that’s happening across Canada. Essentially, it’s a giant nation-wide scavenger hunt. There are 200 treasures to be found! Every person who locates a treasure box has a chance to win

Read More..

2019-06-21

Canadian Astronaut David Saint-Jacques Headed Back To Earth On Monday

Posted by: Steve

Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques is set to return to Earth in just a few days as his mission aboard the International Space Station comes to an end. On Day 199 in orbit, Saint-Jacques spoke to reporters Wednesday for the last

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2019-06-20

[Video] Carey Price And 11 Year-Old Fan Share An Emotional Moment At NHL Gala Awards

Posted by: Steve

Young Montreal Canadien’s fan Anderson Whitehead was reunited with goalie Carey Price last night on stage during the NHL awards gala in Las Vegas, and it was an incredibly emotional moment. Before the 11-year-old lost his mother to cancer in

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2019-06-19

Another Sign Of Summer! The Changing Of The Guard Ceremony Starts This Sunday

Posted by: Steve

On summer mornings, the lawn in front of Parliament’s Centre Block comes alive with sights and sounds of the impressive Changing of the Guard ceremony. The free event, which is modeled on the one in London, England, is a parade

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2019-06-19

Ottawa Humane Society Encouraging Local Businesses To Be More Dog Friendly

Posted by: Steve

The Ottawa Humane Society (OHS) is encouraging shopkeepers in the capital to become more dog-friendly. In a news release, OHS president Bruce Roney related that “When in Europe, I’ve seen dogs well integrated into everyday life and it hasn’t been

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2019-06-18

Residents Of A Norwegian Island Want To Do Away With Keeping Time

Posted by: Steve

An island in northern Norway is campaigning to declare itself the world’s first time-free zone. On Sommarøy (meaning “Summer Island”), located north of the Arctic Circle, the sun doesn’t set from May 18th right through to July 26th, a full 69

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2019-06-18

The Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival Starts Thursday

Posted by: Steve

The Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival & Competition Pow Wow starts on Thursday at Vincent Massey Park, in Ottawa, and continues through Sunday. This year, the festival celebrates UN International Year of Indigenous Languages. The heart of the Festival is the

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2019-06-25

Hayley Wickenheiser Headed To The Hockey Hall Of Fame

Posted by: Brian

Hayley Wickenheiser is a top candidate to be announced as a Hockey Hall of Fame inductee today. The longtime Canadian women’s team star is in her first year of eligibility. The class of 2019 will officially becomes members of the

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2019-06-17

21 years old And Already A legend – Brooke Henderson Makes Canadian Golf History

Posted by: Steve

Brooke Henderson has made Canadian golf history. The 21-year-old from Smiths Falls, won the Meijer LPGA Classic, giving her nine career LPGA titles. That sets a Canadian record for most wins on either the PGA or LPGA tours. The 8th

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2019-06-17

Raptors Victory Parade!

Posted by: Brian

So many people have packed into downtown Toronto to watch the N-B-A champion Raptors’ victory parade that some subway stations near City Hall are being shut down due to overcrowding at street level. Nathan Phillips Square and the area for

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2019-06-14

“Canada In One City”- Ottawa’s New Slogan

Posted by: Brian

“Canada in one city” Its our new slogan. Those four words will soon welcome visitors to the nation’s capital. Mayor Jim Watson introduced the new brand this morning “We have rural countryside, vibrant suburban and downtown. We’ve got a very multicultural

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2019-06-13

Moose Swimming In The Ottawa River

Posted by: Brian

The Ottawa Riverkeeper captured this video yesterday of a moose swimming in the Ottawa River near the Portage Bridge. I suppose too much traffic on the bridge! Here is the video and tweet from Ottawa Riverkeeper. Just now! A moose

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2019-06-11

Ottawa’s Population Reaches One Million-Weeks End

Posted by: Brian

Mayor Jim Watson announced this morning that Ottawa’s population will join the one million club on Friday While saying “it’s symbolic in some respects”, Mayor Watson also said “it also brings us into the league of cities like Toronto and

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2019-06-02

Ottawa Police Report Tornado Touches Down In Orleans

Posted by: Brian

Ottawa Police Patrol units are currently responding to the aftermath of a tornado that touched down in the east end or Orleans at around 5:45pm thisafternoon. Police report many trees are down and property damage has been reported. No injuries

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2019-05-31

Volunteers Urgently Needed For Sandbag And Debris Removal

Posted by: Steve

Beginning tomorrow (Saturday), volunteers of all abilities, age 12 and over, are urgently needed over the next two weeks for sandbag and debris removal at flood-affected properties in West Carleton, Bay and Cumberland. Work will take place between 9 AM

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2019-05-31

Flood Warning Lifted

Posted by: Brian

Some good news for residents who live along the Ottawa River. Area Conservation Authorities are terminating the Flood Warning issued on April 19th The most recent analysis from the Ottawa River Regulation Committee indicate that water levels along the lower

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2019-05-24

Ottawa Race Weekend Is Here

Posted by: Brian

Ottawa Race Weekend is here On Saturday the 2K race begins at 3:00 pm followed by the 5 and 10 K races Sunday morning the Ottawa Marathon begins at 7:00 am followed by the Kids Marathon and the Half Marathon

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