An area cat who observed a steady decline in affection since aging out of the “cute kitten” phase recently embarked on an innovative new strategy: trying to assume the appearance of his owner’s new love interest—beer. While clearly thicker than… Continue Reading
Following the release of Ubuntu 17.04 codenamed “Zesty Zapus”, Mark Shuttleworth announced revised plans for the upcoming 17.10 release due in October. The operating system’s originally planned designation “Amiable Airdale” has been rethought, and a new name chosen. To announce this change and in response to numerous… Continue Reading
With the Galaxy Note 7, Samsung forever changed consumer expectations regarding mobile devices. Its thin and beautiful design paired with fiery, self-combusting and explosive power was a huge hit with customers. In fact, people were so reluctant to obey the recall processes that… Continue Reading
OTTAWA—Over 1,200 wristbands embossed with the words “United we stand / divided we fall” along with “#1998” have been purchased by members of the Ottawa Police Service and their supporters. 1998 is the badge number of Constable Daniel Montsion, the officer charged… Continue Reading
Keen to embrace the adult colouring trend while it lasts, a North American parking company has apparently unveiled a special customer appreciation program in select garages across the continent. Observers report that it all started as a pilot project in… Continue Reading
Imagine you had an employee that consistently misfiled papers. Instead of the right-hand cabinet, they used the left. Concerned, you placed prominent signs on each cabinet to specify “Papers here” and “No papers here,” but still, the employee dumps papers… Continue Reading
Photo: The Integer Club, flickr LOCAL—On January 1, Glenn Dickson pledged that this would be the year he would take charge of his health: quit smoking, quit drinking, and lower his saturated fats. “I meant it, really,” Dickson says, lighting up… Continue Reading
With the snow all gone, there’s nothing left but the whites of their faces. (Image Credit: Donald Judge, flickr). In the age of global warming, the concept of a White Christmas is radically shifting, claims Angelina Drury, Assistant Professor at… Continue Reading
Ottawa public servants are now asking Public Services Deputy Minister Marie Lemay to assist in decreasing the shortfall in this year’s Government of Canada Charitable Workplace Campaign.
Ottawa public servants are urging United Way President and CEO Brian Gallagher to donate to the Government of Canada Charitable Workplace Campaign, which is “at risk” of falling short of its $19-million fundraising goal.