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New Builds in Findlay Creek

Let us help you get one of the new contemporary new builds in Findlay Creek! The Lilythorne community is targeted towards young families who are looking to settle down. The basic layout consists of four bedrooms, 2.5 baths and 2,465 square feet. Learn More
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House Hunting in the Winter

  The holidays can be strenuous and this can put a damper on any thoughts you have about selling your home in the winter. Rest assured, it’s not a completely ridiculous idea! The chilly season can be a great opportunity for buyers to window-shop. Learn More Here 
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Profit off Your Home

There are ways you can make a profit off your home. It doesn’t always have to be about paying bills and taxes. Find out how you can get money into your pocket today. Learn More 
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Ottawa Resale Market

Interested in Ottawa’s resale market for the month of November 2018? Get all the information you need about condominium and home sale activities here. The numbers suggest a hunt for bargains is well underway. Learn More Here
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Ring in the New Year, Ottawa Style!

Ring in the New Year, Ottawa Style! 2017 is coming to an end and it’s been an epic year of celebrating Canada’s 150. Ring in the New Year with one of the incredible events happening all over the city! Click here for the full list of events.  
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Keeping You Safe on Halloween

Halloween Safety The night is quickly approaching when the streets will be filled with ghosts and goblins, not to mention princesses and fairies. As always, there are a few important Halloween safety guidelines that should be observed to ensure the night runs smoothly.   Click here for spooktacular safety tips.  
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Things to do in Ottawa this Weekend!

Looking for something to do this weekend? Ottawa has plenty of Spooky Halloween events and family friendly activities to keep you busy!   Click here for the full list of Ottawa Halloween events.  
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Give Away Weekend!

City of Ottawa website The fall Give Away Weekend will take place on Saturday, October 21 and Sunday, October 22, 2017 Don’t put your unwanted stuff in the garbage. Set them out at the curb on Give Away Weekend. Tour your neighbourhood, community and city to find hidden treasures. Examples of acceptable items Books, CDs and DVDs Old furniture and small appliances Construction materials including drywall and hardware such as nails, bolts and screws Kitchen gadgets, dishes, cutlery, pots and pans Unwanted gifts Please consider safety when deciding which items to set out to the curb. The Consumer Product Safety Bureau(link is external)of Health Canada advises
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Fall is here – Enjoy Fall Rhapsody starting September 30

  Come and enjoy the spectacular fall colours on display throughout Gatineau Park. In addition to the popular spots in the Park’s southern sector, many other unique and fascinating places offer magnificent views — as well as being great spots to have a picnic in nature, take a walk in the woods or enjoy a bike ride. Click here for more information!  
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It’s fall…sort of!

It sure doesn’t feel like autumn, does it? But, nonetheless, today is the first day of fall. With this summery weather though, we really have to ask what the rest of the year is going to look like as winter approaches. Does this unusual warm weather mean we’re going to pay dearly with a cold, bitter winter? According to Environment Canada senior climatologist Dave Phillips: Not so much! “It is so Canadian to worry about winter before summery weather is even over.” Well, can you blame us? “There is going to be something for everybody. There are going to be some
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Back to School for Drivers and Pedestrians

  Josh Pringle, CTV Morning Live Published Tuesday, September 5, 2017 2:58AM EDT  Ottawa Police will be testing motorists and pedestrians on the rules of the road during the first week of the school year. As tens of thousands of students head back to school today, officers will be conducting School Zone Enforcement blitzes across the capital. Ottawa Police have several tips for drivers and cyclists: There are also safety tips for students and pedestrians:Reduce speeds in school zones and be ready to stop at any time. Watch for pedestrians! Slow down, drive carefully and watch for pedestrians and cyclists.
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September in Ottawa begins with a busy Labour Day long weekend!

  Here is a list of activities happening in and around Ottawa this weekend, from September 1-4, 2017. Look up! At the Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival, hot air balloons will fill the sky from Thursday, August 31 to Monday, September 4. Cheer on the Ottawa Champions at Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton Park at their final games of the season, each night from Friday, September 1 to Monday, September 4. Don’t miss the Teal Tailgate Party, following the Ovarian Cancer Walk of Hope at the Ottawa Champions game on Saturday, September 2 with bands, baseball, and fireworks! Celebrate Latin American culture at the Latin American Festival with
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Easing back into routines can also ease back-to-school jitters

POSTMEDIA NEWS, VANCOUVER SUN  08.23.2017 Headed back to school? Better get back into those routines now. While the worries may seem trivial to adults, things like meeting new teachers and figuring out who to sit with at lunch can cause anxiety for students, Grade 1 through senior year of high school. But experts say it’s possible to ease those fears by easing into a routine before heading back to school in just under two weeks. Click here to read the article 
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The last weekend of August is packed with fun activities in Ottawa!

  Here is a list of activities happening in and around Ottawa this weekend, from August 25-27, 2017. There is an abundance of festivals this weekend, including the Capital Fair (August 18-27), House of PainT Festival (August 24-27), the Hopped and Confused Beer, Music & Food Festival (August 25), the Palestinian Festival Ottawa (August 25-27), Baconpalooza (August 25-27), the Upper Gatineau Whitewater Festival(August 25-27), the Ottawa Lumière Festival (August 26), the North Lanark Highland Games (August 26), Westboro FUSE (August 26-27), and the Outaouais Gourmet Festival (August 27). Admission is FREE! to some festivals. The best golfers of the LPGA Tour compete in Ottawa at the 2017 Canadian Pacific Women’s Open at the Ottawa Hunt and Golf Club from Monday, August 21 to Sunday,
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Solar eclipse today: Everything Canadians need to know about the event

By Maham AbediNational Online Journalist, Breaking News  Global News   Millions of people in North America will have the chance to view a solar eclipse as it moves across the continent on Aug. 21. While several states in the U.S. will see a rare total eclipse, meaning the moon will completely cover the sun. The path of totality will stretch from Salem, Ore. to Chaleston, S.C. The total eclipse will last from 10:16 a.m. PT to 2:48 p.m. ET. Canadians will see a partial eclipse, with the western coast seeing the most dramatic coverage of the sun. People across the continent are gearing
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There are lots of great events taking place in our city this weekend!

La Machine invades Ottawa this week! Check out the larger-than-life dragon and spider that will roam Ottawa streets this weekend, as well as all the other fun activities on offer. Here is a list of activities happening in and around Ottawa this weekend, from July 28-30, 2017. From Thursday, July 27 to Sunday, July 30, catch La Machine’s Long-Ma (the dragon) and Kumo (the spider) as they roam the streets of downtown Ottawa in a mixture of static scenes and walkabouts. Make sure to consult the schedule as well as be aware of road closure information. Visitors may want to make use of public
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