Comedian Bob Saget has passed away at the age of 65. Authorities found him in his room at the Ritz-Carleton hotel in Orlando, Florida. Saget was best known as single-father Danny Tanner on the ABC sitcom Full House, which ran from 1987 to 1995. He also served as host of America’s Funniest Home Videos from […]
You will soon be able to get some exercise, without dodging traffic on the Queen Elizabeth Driveway. The National Capital Commission has announced that Queen Elizabeth Driveway will be closed to vehicles between Somerset and Fifth Avenue on weekends from 9 to 5, starting next Saturday. This comes after a similar closure was implemented last […]
The City of Ottawa has suspended most in-person counter services to keep Covid-19 cases in check. Some changes takes effect today, January 6, while others will begin to move online starting Monday, January 10. Click here to see what’s changing.
The Recording Academy has announced that the 2022 Grammy Awards ceremony has been postponed. The decision was made due to COVID-19 and the risks surrounding the emerging Omicron variant. No new date has been announced at this time. The ceremony was intended to take place on January 31st, 2022 with a live audience at the […]
The Government of Canada has announced that it has reached Agreements-in-Principle after conversations with the Assembly of First Nations, the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society, the Chiefs of Ontario, the Nishnawbe Aski Nation, and counsel for related class actions. These agreements are related to reform of the First Nations Child and Family Services […]
A few different projects getting underway on Ottawa’s roads and highways: Highway 417 westbound between Woodroffe Avenue and Pinecrest Road will close nightly between 11 pm and 5 am from Tuesday, January 4 to Saturday, January 8. Highway 417 westbound on-ramp from northbound and southbound Woodroffe Avenue will close nightly between 11 pm and 5 am from Tuesday, […]
Actress and icon Betty White has died at the age of 99, just weeks before her 100th birthday on January 17th. Betty is believed to have passed due to natural causes just before 9:30 a.m. on December 31, 2021. We hadn’t seen much of Betty lately, as she stayed in the safety of her own […]
The province of Ontario continues to announce pop-up locations for residents to get a free rapid antigen test kit. Follow this link for the list of times and locations. New locations are updated Fridays. Next up for Ottawa, the Walter Baker Rec Complex at 100 Malvern Drive, on Friday, December 31st, at 7am.
The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) has made the decision to cancel the remainder of the 2022 World Juniors Hockey Championship due to the rising number of Covid-19 cases among players. A number of teams, including Russia, Czechia, and the United States, have already forfeited matches due to positive test results. Prior to this announcement, […]
2021 was another year of staying home and keeping ourselves busy. Thankfully it was also a year of a lot of exciting releases for us to enjoy. We asked the ELMNT FM team to share their 2021 favourites and here is what they had to say. Matthew Bisson What were some albums you loved this […]