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This is how I'm celebrating my 52nd birthday | boom 99.7

It’s my 52nd birthday on Wednesday, and this year I decided to do something a little different to celebrate! Actually, the celebration is going to last for the next 52 weeks!! via GIPHY It’s not going to be a constant, non-stop party, if that’s what you think. I’m way too old to try something crazy…

Visiting the House of Commons for the first time | boom 99.7

First, contact your Member of Parliament and ask them to reserve seats for you. They’ll then put you on the list, and when the day comes, make sure to arrive early because even with your reservation there’s no guarantee you’ll get a spot during the time you want to be there.

Going to a paint night for the first time | boom 99.7

The last time I painted anything in a group setting was probably 38 years ago! So, when the chance to take part in a ‘paint night’ came up, I was very interested in doing it for my 52 in 52 challenge! via GIPHY And, as the 52 in 52 rules state, it’s gotta be something…

Helping out with flood relief for the first time | boom 99.7

Before I start talking about this week’s 52 in 52 activity, I’d like to thank the thousands of volunteers, members of the Canadian Forces, first responders and anyone else who helped in Ottawa River flood relief! And, by no means did I treat my volunteering as something frivolous or trivial. The experience was very humbling,…

Jumping on a trampoline for the first time | boom 99.7

This week for my 52 in 52 project I jumped on a trampoline for the very first time! You’d think that’s something I would’ve done as a child, but nope, it never happened. My family didn’t own one, and I never got the chance to get on anyone else’s. The closest I ever came was…

Visiting a mosque for the first time | boom 99.7

For my 52 in 52 challenge this week, I had planned on putting on a mascot costume, and then dance around on the side of a road somewhere in Ottawa, but one event changed my plans. Forty-nine people have been killed in a mass shooting at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. This is how…

'Beverly Hills, 90210' actor Luke Perry dead at 52 | boom 99.7

Arnold Robinson told The Associated Press that the 52-year-old actor was “currently under observation” at the hospital on Thursday. Coincidentally, a 90210 reboot (of sorts) — not featuring Perry but the majority of the original cast — was confirmed on the same day. READ MORE: Memorable moments from the life and career of Luke Perry

Spending the night in a jail cell for the first time ...

There were a lot of unknowns going into this week’s 52 in 52 activity! I did know though that this would be my first time spending the night in a jail cell, but if I was lucky, it would also be my first time experiencing something paranormal! via GIPHY I had heard the stories of…

Kristoff St. John dead: 'Young & the Restless' star dies at 52

Kristoff St. John, a soap-opera actor who played character Neil Winters for 28 years on Young & the Restless, has died.He was 52 years old. St. John’s lawyer, Mark Geragos, confirmed St. John’s passing in an email. “Sadly we can confirm,” it read. READ MORE: ‘Avengers: Endgame’ trailer — The remaining superheroes assemble The Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office also confirmed ...

25,000+ Comic Book Fundraising Sale for CHEO! | boom 99.7

Join us for a day of fun and fundraising! May 26, 2018, from 9am to 3pm we are going to have a fabulous comic book fundraiser for CHEO. 50% of all sales will be donated to CHEO. Come and support your local children’s hospital. Find that one issue you have been searching for. There will […]

Super Bowl LII: Eagles beat Patriots 41-33 | boom 99.7

MINNEAPOLIS – The Philadelphia Eagles‘ flight from last to first ended up with a Lombardi Trophy.. In a record-setting shootout between Nick Foles and Tom Brady, the backup quarterback led a pressure-packed 75-yard drive to the winning touchdown, 11 yards to Zach Etrz with 2:21 to go Sunday night.

Super Bowl 52: Best and worst of Sunday’s TV commercials ...

Tame comedy like the Tide ad was a theme throughout the night. In a year that saw the #MeToo movement shine a spotlight on sexual harassment, the vast majority of ads sill starred men but there weren’t any that focused on scantily-clad women or sexual innuendo, save for an awkwardly dancing – and fully dressed – woman in a Diet Coke ad.

Chris Cornell dead: Soundgarden frontman and grunge icon ...

ORIGINAL STORY:Rocker Chris Cornell, who gained fame as the lead singer of the bands Soundgarden and later Audioslave, has died at age 52, according to his representative. Cornell, who had been on tour, died Wednesday night in Detroit, Brian Bumbery said in a statement to The Associated Press.

Getting a straight razor shave for the first time | boom 99.7

The reason I went to Tommy Gun’s was to check another new experience off the list for my 52 in 52 challenge, which was getting a straight razor hot shave! This week for my #52in52 challenge I had my first ever strait razor shave courtesy of @TommyGunsBarber in #Barrhaven! It was such an awesome experience!!

Winter fire prevention and flying to Area 51 for your job ...

Subscribe for FREE on iPhone by clicking HERE, and on Android HERE On this episode of Off the Mic podcast Tim and Sarah talk about Wil Ferrell hosting SNL and more entertainment news. via GIPHY Wendy looks into an interesting job advertisement; flight attendants for an airline that flies into Area 51. Land a job as…

Tapping a Maple tree for the first time | boom 99.7

The Vanier Museopark’s Sugar Shack, which sits within a 17.5 acres forest in the middle of the Nation’s Capital, is one of the few active urban sugar shacks in the world.Each year a team of volunteers, directed by Marc Madore, transforms the sap from it’s hundreds of maple trees into 400 to 600 L of syrup.

'Teletubbies' Tinky Winky actor Simon Shelton Barnes dies ...

Actor Simon Shelton Barnes, who played the role of Tinky Winky in Teletubbies, has died at the age of 52. The father of three originally trained as a dancer and choreographer but later found fame as Tinky Winky after replacing the original actor, Dave Thompson.

'9-1-1': 6 things to know about the amped-up first ...

READ MORE: ‘Teletubbies’ Tinky Winky actor Simon Shelton Barnes dies at 52 “They brought him back to life,” he said. “They only allowed one parent to ride with the child in the ambulance, so my husband, David, went because we had another child upstairs.