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New Images Of The Stunning New West Block House Of Commons

Earlier this year, MPs and Senators decided to delay their planned summer move out of Centre Block until the winter break, citing “finishing touches” left to be done on the “temporary” House and Senate buildings. That means the Centre Block,

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Newest ‘Coronation Street’ Cast Member Is A Canadian Actor

An actor originally from St. John’s, Newfoundland, is joining the cast on the popular long-running British soap opera ‘Coronation Street’. Cassidy Little left St. John’s to pursue a comedy career in the United Kingdom and wound up joining the British Royal

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At $59 Million, This Oakville Mansion Is Canada’s Most Expensive Residential Property

The ‘Crown Jewel” on Lake Ontario is for sale, and with an asking price of $59 million, it’s currently Canada’s most expensive residential property – according to MLS. Chelster Hall is the massive country estate of retired beer company executive

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[Video] 11-Year Old Ukulele Whiz Kid Has Mad Skills

Watch this 11-year-old ukulele whiz kid stun onlookers with an impressive performance at a park in Taipei, Taiwan. Feng Xiaoxiao has been teaching himself how to play the instrument for the last few years at his home. He was filmed

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What? Mayochup Won’t Be Sold In Canada

Like it or not, Heinz ‘Mayochup’ is now a thing. Bottles of the blended sauce, made from mayonnaise and ketchup, will be available for purchase in the U.S. later this month. Heinz’s announcement of the condiment back in April was

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The Return Of An Iconic Cirque du Soleil Show

The Cirque du Soleil show Alegria will mark its 25th anniversary next year with big-top shows of an updated spring production in Montreal, and through most of August 2019 at the Zibi site in Gatineau! Performed more than 5,000 times

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Coyote ‘Decoy’ Being Tested At Andrew Haydon Park

If you happen to live near Andrew Haydon Park, in the city’s west end, don’t be surprised to see something a little odd along the shore line. The city is “employing” a decoy coyote to discourage geese from settling in,

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Timmies’ Smile Cookie Campaign Begins Today

The annual Tim Hortons Smile Cookie campaign is underway and runs through September 23rd. All proceeds from a $1 chocolate chunk Smile Cookie will be donated by restaurant owners to local charities, hospitals and community programs. “We are underwriting all

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Ottawa’s Sandra Oh Is Up For A History Making Emmy Award Tonight

Ottawa-born Sandra Oh will become the first performer of Asian descent to land a lead drama actress Emmy if she wins for her role on the thriller series Killing Eve. In fact, she already made history with the nomination alone.

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Win Tickets To John McDermott

  An evening of story and song, delivered with charm and grace – John McDermott takes to the stage Thursday October 25 at Meridan Theatres at Centrepointe.  John McDermott – celebrating 25 years! Tickets at the Meridian Theatres box office. 

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[Video] Paul McCartney Deconstructs A Dozen Beatles Classics For GQ

The Beatles met Elvis Presley only once, at his home in Los Angeles while they were on their second US Tour in August 1965. Remembering the occasion for a Wired Autocomplete interview online, Paul McCartney says, “It was just like

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Apple To Market Its Latest Watch As A Medical Device

Since the Apple Watch launched in April 2015, most people haven’t quite figured out why they need one. But now… Apple seems to have come up with a more compelling reason. Apple is slowly evolving its smartwatch into a medical

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Burt Reynolds Described As “Controlling And Emotionally Abusive” In Sally Field’s New Memoir

Sally Field and Burt Reynolds were a high-profile couple for several years after meeting on the set of Smokey and the Bandit. But it turns out their relationship wasn’t as picture-perfect as it seemed. Sally Field has opened up about

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Smart Talk – Chatting With Toddlers May Lead To Better Language Skills

It may be difficult to communicate with toddlers, who can’t speak yet… but don’t let that get in the way. A study published this week in Pediatrics found that toddlers with parents who spend lots of time listening and chatting

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Hurricane Florence Weakens To Category 3 But Still Poses Major Threat

The federal government is warning Canadians to avoid all travel to a stretch of the U.S. East Coast that is expected to be hammered by hurricane Florence. Global Affairs Canada issued a statement today saying the areas to be avoided

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