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Ontario Tuition Fees Are About To Drop

Students could soon get a break paying for post-secondary education. Ontario is expected to announce that it’s cutting tuition fees for college and university students by 10 per cent. The government says that means the average university arts and science

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Lunchtime Trivia Wednesday, January 16

Q:  For the average person this will last just under a year and a half.  What is it? A:  Interest in a new hobby The shelf-life of a hobby is just 16 months, a study found. Researchers …identified work commitments,

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Artist After 6: Serena Ryder

Artist After 6: Serena Ryder. She’s in the Lounge at 7 and you can see her video for “Stompa” by clicking the link here. Picture:Lisa Gansky from New York, NY, USA – IMG_8287  Video:SerenaRyderVEVO

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8 Things You Should Never Clean with Vinegar

In most cases, vinegar is a great all-purpose cleaner, but there are some things that you shouldn’t clean with it. Granite and marble countertops Just like stone floor tiles, using vinegar to clean your granite or marble countertops can ruin

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My Sad Day

Doug Cameron, my afternoon news reporter for years at Jewel 92 and good friend, passed away yesterday, surrounded by family. He’s pictured here on St. Patrick’s Day, 2017, with his festive tie.  He loved roller coasters – he had no

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Vinyl Sales Continue To Grow. Guess Who Are The Best Selling Artists On Vinyl For 2018

Vinyl has  seen a resurgence in the past decade among the younger crowd and millenials.  There are a number of new turntables that connect directly to you computer and allow direct recording or just plain listening.  New media has never

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Canadian Air Traffic Controllers Send Pizza To Their American Counterparts During Unpaid Work During Government Shutdown

What better way to show compassion for their American counterparts during the government shutdown than to feed their friends.  American air traffic controllers are working without pay during the partial government shutdown and their Canadian colleagues showed support by sending

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Lunchtime Trivia Tuesday, January 15

Q: According to this survey, one third could not name all of these people.  Who are they? A: All four grandparent names. The results revealed that 34 percent can’t presently trace their family tree past their grandparents, but even then,

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Broadcaster, Friend, Colleague Doug Cameron Has Passed

He loved roller coasters, the Blue Jays and farm-fresh corn, but his passion was people and news. Former broadcaster Doug Cameron died yesterday at Brantford General Hospital after falling ill just before Christmas at his home in Caledonia. Cameron had

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Artist After 6: Dionne Warwick

Artist After 6: Dionne Warwick. She’s in the Lounge at 7p. Click this link to see her video for, “That’s What Friends Are For.” pic:dailymail.co.uk and YouTube.

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12 Common Things Science Still Hasn’t Figured Out

We’ve learned enough about physics to send humans to the Moon. We’ve discovered that DNA carries our genetic information. Scientists have even gotten closer to solving the mystery of whether cats can behave as both solids and liquids. But there

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New York City Is Getting Its Very Own Dog Museum

Dog lovers and art fanatics will be finding common ground in New York City next month. After being located in St. Louis, Missouri for 32 years, the American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog is back in the Big Apple.

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Lunchtime Trivia Monday, January 14

Q:  When it comes to this Canada leads the way ranking #1 by far.   We have more than double the U.S and 5 times more than Russia.  What are they?   A: Number of indoor and outdoor ice rinks Canada

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Lost Teddy Bear Gets V.I.P Hawaii Treatment

Here’s a fun story about a teddy bear was given the VIP treatment by a Hawaii hotel after a little boy left him behind by accident. A little boy left his beloved teddy bear behind after a family vacation in

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Stay Warm…and Have a Great Weekend…….

1. Jordan Village: 20 Valley’s Winter Winefest. Food and drink lovers descend on the 10th annual WineFest. This free admission event showcases some of the best VQA wines from celebrated winemakers and gastronomic pleasures from local culinary talent. The festival

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