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Summer tips to survive the Great White-hot North

July 20, 2021

For a country known as the Great White North, Canada sure is surprising us with record-breaking summer heat waves this year.

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"The Royal Changed My Life Completely"- Quote by Kayla Villalta in English

Shining a light on The Royal

July 20, 2021

COVID-19 has significantly altered the daily lives of most Canadians and taught us the importance of taking care of one’s me

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Transmission towers and distribution hydro poles run along a rural road in South-Nepean

Power planning for the future: Near and far(haven)

July 20, 2021

Barrhaven...or as some locals affectionately call it: Far Haven, was once a small rural neighbourhood in the City of Nepean

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A journey through the grid: From creation to you

June 16, 2021

Akin to the longstanding Canadian television series “How it’s Made,” we’re about to take you on an electric adventure to und

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Don’t be thunderstruck by summer storms

June 16, 2021

Ottawa’s largest machine is our city’s electricity grid.

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The coalition to end coal in Ontario

June 16, 2021

It wasn’t that long ago that smog warnings, acid rain and air pollution caused a host of environmental and human health prob

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