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Canadian actress Sandra Oh makes Emmys history with ‘Killing Eve’ nomination

TORONTO — Ottawa native Sandra Oh made history Thursday as the first Asian woman to be nominated for an Emmy Award for lead actress...
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The Picnic Society: Utilizing Our City’s Beautiful Public Spaces

ONNtv had special guests Katie Blunt and Michael Burtch in the studio this weekend, who shared a little bit of information about the Picnic...
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Miles and Smiles Away: A Compilation of Amazing Sights and Stories

Alas, our three week adventure to the gorgeous and historically profound countries of the Czech Republic and Poland has reached its end. While in previous...
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Miles and Smiles Away: Final Thoughts on Auschwitz-Birkenau

A few days ago, I shared with all of you the first portion of my personal experience visiting Auschwitz, primarily the museum. It was a...
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Miles and Smiles Away: Food, Beer and Wine, oh my!

Ah, Czech cuisine. In the week I’ve been in the country, I’ve consumed an obscene amount of meats, breads, cheeses, pastries, and ice cream. Not...
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Miles and Smiles Away: Czechia’s Dark Side

Hello, Sault Ste. Marie! After a long two days of travel, from Sault Ste. Marie, to Toronto, to Lisbon, to Prague, we finally settled into...
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Miles and Smiles Away: Do You Miss Me Yet?

For those of you who may not know me well, one of my greatest passions in life is travel. And I am now off on...

Jane’s Walk Festival: Discover your neighbourhood

After the overwhelming success in previous years in Sault Ste Marie, seeing hundreds of people participate in over a dozen walks, the local Jane’s...

UBC president apologizes for ‘failing to confront’ over residential schools

VANCOUVER — The president of the University of British Columbia opened the Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre with an apology to survivors for the role UBC...
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Vimy oak sapling dedication: ‘May she grow strong’ (14 photos)

Vimy Ridge is known by historians and Canadian citizens alike as a defining moment for Canada, where our country emerged from the shadows into...