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Ottawa Baroque Consort's 'Beautiful Monsters' performance a fusion of storytelling, music and visual art

Monsters and Music at the National Gallery By Lisa Wall Christmas may be over, but “You better watch out” if you visit the National Gallery of Canada on January 25th, 2020. Why? Because… there be monsters. In fact, Monsters are already on display at the Gallery, in a special exhibition titled Beautiful Monsters in Early European Prints and Drawings (1450–1700), which runs until March 29th, 2020. ...

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Local cleaning company pledges quarter of profits to Australia wildfire relief

A map of current bushfires in Australia. (MyFireWatch/Government of Western Australia) (Press release) Skrub Home Cleaning Services, an eco-friendly home and office cleaning company located here in Ottawa, announced today that they will be pledging 1⁄4 of their gross profit in the months of January & February 2020 to aid in the relief and rebuild of Australian Wildlife by donating half to the Australian Red Cross and half to the RSPCA New South Wales. ...

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Train car roofs for Line 1 to be cleaned differently after dirt caused power issues

Photo: The O-Train in testing during winter 2019. Train roofs on Line 1 will see improved cleaning after an accumulation of filth on them caused a power issue that held two trains up on New Year’s Eve. Ken Woods, who works in OC Transpo’s train control room, tweeted that trains have been getting pulled off the line and into the maintenance yard for chemical-based cleaning on their roof. ...