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Nation-Wide Recall Of U By Kotex Sleek Tampons

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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Legal Pot Shops Can Open In Ottawa

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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This Week’s Recipe Winner

Congratulations to Adele McKale, whose recipe for Salmon en Croûte was chosen this week’s winner in Codi and Nida’s Recipe Contest! Adele has won a $100 gift card to The Unrefined Olive and a $100 gift card to Ferme Reveuse.

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9 Year Old Reverses Ban On Snowball Fights

A nine-year-old has convinced a small town in northern Colorado town overturn a nearly century-old ban on snowball fights. Dane Best, who lives in the often snow-swept community of Severance, presented his arguments at a town board meeting Monday night.

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Canadian Crabtree And Evelyn Stores Closing

Crabtree and Evelyn Canada has filed for bankruptcy protection and will be closing its 19 stores across the country. The beauty and home products retailer plans to begin liquidating inventory, saying it has experienced significant losses due to changing consumer demand. The company

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Doctors Say Toys For Kids Should Go Back To Basics

Holiday toy shopping just got a lot easier. Pediatricians say the best toys for young children in this digital era are simple, old-fashioned toys like blocks and puzzles, rather than costly electronic games and high-tech gadgets. The report by the

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City Looking For Food Truck And Cart Vendors

Attention food truck vendors! The City has 22 on-street food spaces available in 2019. There are 10 cart spaces and 12 truck spaces available. If you’re interested, the list of available locations can be found on ottawa.ca. A volunteer street-food selection

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Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas at Lansdowne

The festive season officially begins in the Glebe this Friday November 30th with the lighting of one of Ottawa’s largest Christmas trees at Lansdowne. Following the lighting ceremony set for shortly after 6:00 p.m., enjoy a special  evening with the

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Prominent Anti-Poverty Activist Harry Leslie Smith Has Died

Anti-poverty activist Harry Leslie Smith is being remembered as one of a kind and a man who never wavered in his fight for equality and justice. The 95-year-old, who split his time between Canada and his native England, died in

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Humboldt Broncos “Go Fund Me” Monies Distributed

A Saskatchewan judge has approved a committee’s recommendation on how to distribute $15.2 million raised in a GoFundMe campaign after the Humboldt Broncos bus crash. Justice Neil Gabrielson agreed that families who lost a loved one in the April 6

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Fatal Fire In Carlington

One person is dead after a fire in a Carlington area apartment. Ottawa Fire received multiple 911 calls around 6:30 p.m. reporting heavy smoke and flames originating from the back of a small residential building at 1290 Emperor Avenue. It’s

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ALS Claims Life Of Spongebob Squarepants Creator

Stephen Hillenburg had a love of drawing and a love of marine biology.  He combined those dual loves into what has become a singular sensation: “SpongeBob SquarePants.”   Sadly, Hillenburg died Monday of Lou Gehrig’s disease. He was only 57. Hillenburg conceived,

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Building Lots In McAdam New Brunswick Are Selling For A Buck Each

You’ve heard about those ‘too-good-to-be-true’ stories about houses or land for sale in small communities struggling to attract newcomers to move there. But this one is for real. McAdam is a tiny New Brunswick village, about an hour’s drive from

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This Week’s Winner Of Codi And Nida’s Recipe Contest

Congratulations to Britney Stephens, whose recipe for Bacon Crackers is this week’s winner in Codi and Nida’s Recipe Contest.  The crackers are perfect for potlucks and office Christmas gatherings.  After all, who doesn’t like bacon?   Britney has won $100 gift

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Police Looking To Locate 18 Year Old Male

Ottawa Police are looking for help in locating 18 year old Kilal Taha of Ottawa. Police say his family is concerned for his safety. In a media release police said Kilal Taha was last seen this morning at 7:30am, leaving

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