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2017-02-25

Test Your Oscar IQ here!

Posted by: Bob

The 89th Academy Awards ceremony take place at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood tomorrow night at 8:30 EST (ABC) Jimmy Kimmel hosting. Find all things Oscar here http://bit.ly/1mb1geQ and take the Oscar quiz here http://bit.ly/2lCUL9U   Story: oscar.go.com  Picture:  oscar.go.com

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2017-02-25

Still have one of these in the attic somewhere?

Posted by: Bob

This week, at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, HMD Global (who own the rights to the Nokia brand) are relaunching your “favourite dumb phone from 2000” Here are the details from this “Mashable” article http://on.mash.to/2ll4XTx Article: Stan Shroeder, Mashable Picture:

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2017-02-25

Looking for something to do this weekend?

Posted by: Bob

Check out Bob’s Top 5! Celebrate Brantford’s 10th annual Chili-Willy Cook off! Live music with 2017’s best chili. Choose from Brantford’s Choice  Chef’s (maybe they will even share their recipe’s) Sunday 11-2pm Harmony Square! http://bit.ly/20bY97u Burlington Comedy Festival. Beginning Sunday

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2017-02-24

Artist After 6: KD Lang

Posted by: Kent

Artist After 6: KD Lang. She’s in the Lounge at 7 along with Diana Ross, Tommy Edwards and Santo and Johnny. Click “Read More” to see KD’s video for, “Crying.” pic: free use    video:guido bernedo gómez/YouTube

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2017-02-24

Foodie Friday: Crisp Stuffed Chicken Cutlets

Posted by: Kent

Crisp Stuffed Chicken Cutlets MELISSA CLARK * YIELD3 servings * TIME25 minutes INGREDIENTS * 6 boneless, skinless chicken cutlets(about 1 1/4 pounds total) * Kosher salt * Freshly ground black pepper * 2 large egg whites * 2 tablespoons cornstarch

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2017-02-24

Lunchtime Trivia Fri Feb 24

Posted by: Dave Creelman

Q: 8 out of 10 Canadians have thought about doing this to help secure their financial future. What is it?

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2017-02-24

There Is School To Help You Become An Adult. Really!

Posted by: Dave Creelman

There is a  new school has opened in Portland, Maine called The Adulting School. Founder Rachel Weinstein says the school teaches adults how to pay bills on time, interview for a job, cook and how to be better at relationships.

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2017-02-24

Lights, Camera, Action, Oscars This Sunday

Posted by: Ed McMahon

  On Sunday, the 89th Academy Awards take the stage at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Hosted by late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel, it’s guaranteed to be a night of glitz and glamour. This year’s Oscars are likely

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2017-02-24

See This Baby At The Toronto Auto Show

Posted by: Lisa Whitnel

There are several million-dollar-plus cars on display at the 2017 Canadian International Auto Show but arguably the most significant and perhaps the most valuable of them all is this 1951 General Motors Le Sabre “dream car.” The Le Sabre is

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2017-02-24

Having A Cat Does Not Cause Mental Illness !

Posted by: Ed McMahon

  Research last year suggesting house cats caused illness, that report was seriously flawed, according to scientists. Living with a cat during childhood does not cause mental illness later in life, a new study from University College London revealed, disputing

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2017-02-07

Check On Your Flight Status Here

Posted by: Dave Creelman

Flying today?  Check on your flight status here. http://flyhamilton.ca/passenger/flights/arrivals-and-departures/ https://www.torontopearson.com/en/flights/schedules/# http://www.waterlooairport.ca/en/flightinformation/arrivalsdepartures.asp   Image-gtaaarrivals.wordpress com

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2017-02-06

Weather Warnings And Statements For Monday Night And Tuesday Morning

Posted by: Dave Creelman

Alerts for: Waterloo – Wellington Special weather statement in effect for: Guelph – Erin – Southern Wellington County Kitchener – Cambridge – Region of Waterloo Mount Forest – Arthur – Northern Wellington County A period of freezing rain likely Tuesday.

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2017-01-05

Galt Horticultural Society Hosts Their Dream Garden Conference Jan 15

Posted by: Dave Creelman

  Galt Horticultural Society 26th Annual Dream Garden Conference Sunday, January 15 @ the Waterloo Regional Police Association Building (WRPA Recreation Centre) 1128 Rife Road, North Dumfries519-622-0771 Featuring: Paul Zammit – Director of Horticultural Toronto Botanical Gardens speaking on “Plants

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2016-12-23

NORAD Santa Tracker Is Up And Running

Posted by: Dave Creelman

The kids and grand kids can track Santa’s progress beginning Christmas Eve.  It is an interactive website and kind of fun for the kids. Enjoy and Merry Christmas. Click here to follow Santa Image and source noradsanta.org    

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2016-12-16

More Snow On The Way, In A Big Way.

Posted by: Dave Creelman

Environment has issued Special Weather Statements and Warnings for the Jewel listening area. Snowfall Warning for Waterloo-Wellington. A Colorado low is expected to trek towards Southern Ontario tonight, with snow spreading across much of the region this evening. Snow will

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2016-12-12

Enjoy The Lights At Glenhyrst And More Throughout The Jewel Listening Area

Posted by: Dave Creelman

Enjoy the Lights At Glenhyrst until January 1st.  They also have visits with Santa and Furry Fridays with the Brant SPCA. More info here Find more events through the Jewel listening area here on our events calendar.  

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2016-12-12

Check On Flight Information Here

Posted by: Dave Creelman

If you are heading out to the airport to pick up family or are heading out of town yourself, check here for information on your flight. There have been some cancellations and delays.   Hamilton International Airport http://flyhamilton.ca/passenger/flights/arrivals-and-departures/   Region

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2016-12-08

Viola Desmond Will Be The Face Of The $10 Bill

Posted by: Dave Creelman

“Desmond, an icon of the human rights and freedoms movement in Canada, was selected from a short list of five iconic Canadian women by Minister Morneau, in accordance with the Bank of Canada Act. A successful Nova Scotia businesswoman, she is

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2016-12-01

Toronto FC Go On To Finals For First Time

Posted by: Dave Creelman

Congratulations to Toronto Football Club and their conference win.  They beat Montreal 5-2 in the 2nd aggregate semi finals. They will now face The Seattle Sounders on Dec 10.  Toronto will have home field advantage as they will host the

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2016-11-27

Beautiful Grand River

Posted by: Richard

The Grand River Conservation Authority announced the winner of their photo contest and it must not have been an easy thing to do; as anyone who has walked along the Grand or spent time on it could tell you, it

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2017-02-25

Test Your Oscar IQ here!

Posted by: Bob

The 89th Academy Awards ceremony take place at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood tomorrow night at 8:30 EST (ABC) Jimmy Kimmel hosting. Find all things Oscar here http://bit.ly/1mb1geQ and take the Oscar quiz here http://bit.ly/2lCUL9U   Story: oscar.go.com  Picture:  oscar.go.com

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2017-02-25

Still have one of these in the attic somewhere?

Posted by: Bob

This week, at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, HMD Global (who own the rights to the Nokia brand) are relaunching your “favourite dumb phone from 2000” Here are the details from this “Mashable” article http://on.mash.to/2ll4XTx Article: Stan Shroeder, Mashable Picture:

Read More..

2017-02-25

Looking for something to do this weekend?

Posted by: Bob

Check out Bob’s Top 5! Celebrate Brantford’s 10th annual Chili-Willy Cook off! Live music with 2017’s best chili. Choose from Brantford’s Choice  Chef’s (maybe they will even share their recipe’s) Sunday 11-2pm Harmony Square! http://bit.ly/20bY97u Burlington Comedy Festival. Beginning Sunday

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2017-02-24

Lunchtime Trivia Fri Feb 24

Posted by: Dave Creelman

Q: 8 out of 10 Canadians have thought about doing this to help secure their financial future. What is it?

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2017-02-23

UPS To Add Drones To Their Delivery Trucks

Posted by: Dave Creelman

CNN claims UPS drivers are testing drone delivery. Drivers load packages on the drones before the drones deliver them to their drop-off location. The driver drives to their next drop off point before the drone meets them there. UPS says

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2017-02-23

Lunchtime Trivia Thurs Feb 23

Posted by: Dave Creelman

Q: According to a poll 4 out of 10 women said they were trying to quit or cut back on this. What is it?

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2017-02-22

Wearing Pink On This #PinkShirtDay. Raising Awareness About Bullying

Posted by: Dave Creelman

In an effort to raise awareness about bullying and standing up to bullying, the Pink Shirt Day was created. The original event was organized by David Shepherd and Travis Price of Berwick, Nova Scotia, who in 2007 bought and distributed

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2017-02-22

Lunchtime Trivia Wed Feb 22

Posted by: Dave Creelman

Q: The average person will do this 290,000 times in a lifetime. What is it? (About 10 times per day.)

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2017-02-21

Lunchtime Trivia Tues Feb 21

Posted by: Dave Creelman

Q: Demand for this service is going to double in the next 20 years. What is it?

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2017-02-20

A Perfect Landing – First Time on Land at Cape Canaveral (for SpaceX)

Posted by: Bob

Have a look at this drone photo taken near the Kennedy Space Centre.   Elon Musk’s Falcon 9 touched down perfectly at Cape Canaveral for its first successful ground landing after delivering it’s payload successfully to the International Space Station  

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