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Bank of Canada Warning Canada’s Interconnected Banks Vulnerable To Cyberattacks

The Bank of Canada is warning Canada’s interconnected banks are vulnerable to a cascading series of cyberattacks that could undermine broad confidence in the financial system. In its June financial review, the central bank says the structural vulnerability could allow

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This Bathing Suit Gives Moms The #dadbod They’ve Always Wanted

There’s a swimsuit going viral, right in time for summer. It’s a one piece, it’s user-friendly, and it will give moms the #dadbod they’ve always wanted.   We obsess about our beach bodies for months on end, try on all

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Canadians May Be Unwitting Consumers Of Products Of Child Labour

World Vision Canada says the findings of a new report on imported goods made by child and forced labour should be a wake-up call to politicians and consumers alike to pay attention. The agency says imports of so-called risky goods

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Buy a $3,000 Dress Made Out Of Straw

Have $3,000 to kill on a dress, but really, really love straw hats?  Jacquemus has created the perfect, most practical dress of all time: a $3,050 dress made out of literal straw hats. The dress is made from eight straw hats

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Humane Society Asking To Boycott Bull Riding Competition

The Ottawa Humane Society is asking the public to boycott a bull riding competition set to take place in the city tonight. The organization has also started a petition urging the city to never allow such an event to be

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Today is National DONALD DUCK Day !

  National Donald Duck Day is observed annually on June 9th.  This day commemorates the birthday of the funny animal cartoon character, Donald Duck. Donald made his first screen debut on June 9, 1934, in The Wise Little Hen.  

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Franco-Ontarian Farmers Union To Help Young Farmers

For the third consecutive year, the Franco-Ontarian Farmers Union and the Franco-Ontarian Foundation are helping young farmers. This year, a minimum amount of $ 13,000 will be distributed to selected candidates. The Franco-Ontarian Farmers Union is committed to supporting and

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OEB Meeting In Rockland For feedback On Utility Rates

Some Hydro One customers want to know why the utility has applied to raise its distribution rates when electricity prices have become unmanageable for so many Ontario residents. If the company’s recent application to the Ontario Energy Board is approved, customers

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Lavigne Road Closed Thursday

Lavigne Road, on the east side of Bouvier will close to traffic tomorrow from 7:00 in the morning, until 5:30 in the afternoon, for the replacement of the existing culvert. The detour route will be through Lacroix Road.

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Body Of Missing Boater Near Rockland Found

The search for a missing boater has ended with the discovery of a body in the Ottawa River near Rockland. Last Thursday afternoon, an unidentified man got off the ferry in Rockland and took off in a stolen aluminum boat

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Changes In Effect Today To Bring In Certain Immigrants To Canada

New rules go into effect today to the express entry system to make it easier to bring certain immigrants to Canada. The changes will give more points to would-be immigrants who have siblings already here, and for those with strong

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Regular Recreational Running May Benefit Hip, Knee Health: Study

A recent study provides evidence that recreational running may not only be good for your health, but may also have benefits for hip and knee joint health. The study showed individuals who remained sedentary or did not run for exercise

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Concern For Nation’s Capitol 150 Celebrations After London’s Terror Attacks

The mayor of Ottawa says Canada’s capital will do everything it can to prevent an attack when it hosts the country’s 150th birthday next month.   Mayor Jim Watson is offering that assessment following Saturday’s terror attack in London, England

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Rideau Canal Fully Open Now

Parks Canada says the Rideau Canal will be fully open for boaters starting today. Some lock stations opened last week, but the Ottawa locks had remained closed.   The boating season has already been delayed due to high water. Parks

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