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Lockdown Activities For Cats

This might be my favorite entry so far in the Jewel 106.7 My COVID Quarantine contest. Laurence Gaelle of Notre-Dame-de-Ile-Perrot sent us this picture of her cats using Scrabble as a communications medium to lobby for sustenance. Says Laurence, “As

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Nice Honker, Cleo

AUDIO from the Ted Bird Morning Show on The Jewel 106.7: “Nice honker, Cleo” and other marginally appropriate content from last week. 106.7FM, online at http://jewel1067.com and on the iHeart radio app and your smart speaker.

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Grillades – A Love Story

The irresistible siren song of the grillades lured me today to St. Zotique, where I enjoyed a double helping of that most delightful regional delicacy and got to meet the new(ish) owners of Resto-Bar Karlyn (formerly Chez Grand-Man), Karlyn and

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Neither Snow Nor Rain Nor COVID-19…

Okay, so the headline is stolen from the US Postal Service credo, but it’s appropriate for today’s winning entry in our My COVID Quarantine contest. Canada Post mail carrier Craig Nolan of Hudson sent us a picture of his postal

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“I’ll See You On The Beach!”

Congratulations to Kevin Simpson – our latest winner in the My COVID Quarantine contest. “Preparing for my first visit to Oka Beach!” says Kevin of this get-up. He wins a $25 gift from Poutineville Vaudreuil and qualifies for the grand

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The Monster At Mirabel

Thanks to Steve Nardini for the heads up on an aviation spectacle at Mirabel Airport, where the largest aircraft in the world landed yesterday morning, laden with personal protective equipment for the battle against COVID-19. As per Steve’s Facebook post,

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Tribute Song By Canada’s David Clayton Thomas Of Blood, Sweat & Tears

“This is a song for the unsung heroes,” the Blood, Sweat & Tears frontman shares. “I wanted to say thank you to the paramedics, firefighters, police officers, doctors, nurses, essential workers…I wanted to say thank you to all of the

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Major Weekend Road Closures

More traffic closures slated for the weekend in both the Turcot and Ville St-Pierre interchanges. Both East and Westbound lanes will be shutdown and ramps to and from the Mercier Bridge will be affected as well. Here’s a look at

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Quarantine, Irish-Style

Congratulations to Pat Oliphant, our latest winner in the My COVID Quarantine contest. Says Pat: “This is my quarantine photo from my home in Vaudreuil. At the time, I was fully quarantining as I had got back from Florida just

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Another Jewel 106.7 Pandemic Prize Winner

Congratulations to Sharon Weiner – the latest winner in the Jewel 106.7 My Covid Quarantine contest. Sharon is the Artistic Director at the Hudson Dance Center and has been teaching classes online during the coronavirus lockdown. “I never would I

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Remember Weekend Road Closures? They’re Back.

The closures actually started last night in some areas and will continue through to Tuesday morning as crews take advantage of lighter traffic volume and the long weekend. Roadwork was suspended weeks ago as part of the COVID-19 shutdown but,

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Where Did Those 30 Years Go?

Self-indulgent, I know, but my eldest turned 30 this week, so Tom and I called Lauren Joy Bird on Facebook Messenger to wish her a happy birthday and talk about the easing of coronavirus confinement in Paris, where she lives

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[Click Here To Watch]: Les Kotzer’s ‘These Are Our Heroes’!

Check out ‘These Are Our Heroes’ Lyrics by Les Kotzer, Songwriter and Toronto lawyer (Fish and Associates), Music and Vocals by Lewis Manne, Arranged by Wendy Watson and Video by Zap Productions. Photo & Video Credit

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Long Live The (Dairy) Queen

It seemed appropriate that on a May day that brought snow flurries, the Bird boys should visit the Dairy Queen for a Blizzard this past Saturday. The weather might not have been ideal, but a spring visit to the DQ

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Jewel 106.7’s My COVID Quarantine

Self-isolation is tough on all of us:  missing friends and family, not being able to go out to our favourite restaurant for a night out, along with thousands of parents who have become at home teachers.  The self-isolation can be

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