Sarah MacDougall's Northern Inspiration Youth plunge makes for great entertainment Redblacks Disappear in Second Half Against Eskimos, Lose Second Straight BEST OF OTTAWA 2018: Boutiques Nordstrom Rack Opens in Ottawa Local female-fronted startup ZAYLIA celebrates Canadian makers
 

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Film Review: First Man

Film Review: First Man

A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.
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Why a Canadian Basic Income is inevitable

Why a Canadian Basic Income is inevitable

The need for income security among middle-class Canadians is accelerating as the labour market changes.
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Ottawa Architecture Week raises awareness about affordable housing

Ottawa Architecture Week raises awareness about affordable housing

Ottawa Architecture Week (OAW) is an annual week-long festival exploring architecture, urbanism, art and design in Ottawa
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Ottawa Architecture Week raises awareness about affordable housing

Ottawa Architecture Week raises awareness about affordable housing

Ottawa Architecture Week (OAW) is an annual week-long festival exploring architecture, urbanism, art and design in Ottawa
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Kia Canada to Provide National Transportation Support for Special Olympics Canada

Kia Canada to Provide National Transportation Support for Special Olympics Canada

With its new Kia Canada Special Olympics Mobility Program, the automaker aims to further support athletes, staff, volunteers and coaches coast-to-coast.
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Until the Final Bell Rings shares the Fight For The Cure journey of the white-collar charity

Until the Final Bell Rings shares the Fight For The Cure journey of the white-collar charity

Daphne Ballard and Lisa Langevin—mothers, best friends, teammates and now boxing competitors—will face off at the sold-out event on Saturday October 13 at Casino du Lac-Leamy. 
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Arts & Events

Sarah MacDougall's Northern Inspiration

Sarah MacDougall's Northern Inspiration

We caught up with MacDougall ahead of her October 30 show at the National Arts Centre to discuss collaboration and not fitting in.
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Music and Marketing: Old School Vs New School

Music and Marketing: Old School Vs New School

You aren’t just selling your music. You are also selling you.
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“Memory Space” and the Delicate Nature of Home

“Memory Space” and the Delicate Nature of Home

The intricate game of truth and blend played between the watercolour and monotype technique speaks beautifully to the intent of this artist’s collection.
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Sports

Youth plunge makes for great entertainment

Youth plunge makes for great entertainment

Credit the injection of youth for making this team worthy of a ticket buy, though.

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Gone Streaking: 67’s Extend Win Streak to Five with Undefeated Week

Gone Streaking: 67’s Extend Win Streak to Five with Undefeated Week

This past week Ottawa achieved that mark with wins over the Kingston Frontenacs, Windsor Spitfires and Erie Otters.
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Redblacks Disappear in Second Half Against Eskimos, Lose Second Straight

Redblacks Disappear in Second Half Against Eskimos, Lose Second Straight

Between not capitalizing in the first half and being shutout entirely in the second, consistency on offense was again an issue in the Redblacks 34-16 loss to the Edmonton Eskimos.
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Politics

Why a Canadian Basic Income is inevitable

Why a Canadian Basic Income is inevitable

The need for income security among middle-class Canadians is accelerating as the labour market changes.
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Canadian Trailblazer Donna Strickland Wins Nobel Prize in Physics

Canadian Trailblazer Donna Strickland Wins Nobel Prize in Physics

Donna Strickland is the first woman in 55 years, and only the third woman in history, to win the Nobel Prize in Physics.
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Trudeau and Goodale Ignore former Regina Police Woman's Pleas for Justice

Trudeau and Goodale Ignore former Regina Police Woman's Pleas for Justice

Former Police Constable Heather Gray's nightmare of abuse and misogyny at Regina Police Service requires a federal inquiry.
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The Ottawa Skin Clinic Has Opened the Doors to it's New Location

Fashion

You are what you wear

You are what you wear

Believe it or not, your outfit may affect the way you approach the world. Don't believe me? Just ask science!
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BEST OF OTTAWA 2018: Boutiques

BEST OF OTTAWA 2018: Boutiques

After over 20-years writing about life in Ottawa, we think we have a pretty good idea of the best of what this city has to offer. In this weekly series, we’ll share our picks with you - our top hotels, live music venues, local brews, bands and more. Check, share and discuss #OLMBest every week!
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Local female-fronted startup ZAYLIA celebrates Canadian makers

Local female-fronted startup ZAYLIA celebrates Canadian makers

This female-fronted online shop specializes in selling products created exclusively by women entrepreneurs in Canada
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Business

A Clear View of the Future with Verdun Windows and Doors

A Clear View of the Future with Verdun Windows and Doors

Widely known in Ottawa, Verdun has carried out an unprecedented growth strategy over the past several years...
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No more counting sheep when you sleep on Canadian-made Endy mattress

No more counting sheep when you sleep on Canadian-made Endy mattress

Ottawa Life Magazine caught up with Endy Mattress co-founder, Mike Gettis, to discuss getting a better night’s sleep, securing one of the largest investments in Dragon Den history and...
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The Ottawa Skin Clinic Opens Doors to New Location

The Ottawa Skin Clinic Opens Doors to New Location

The Ottawa Skin Clinic, voted Ottawa's Top Cosmetic Clinic (Top Choice Awards) for three consecutive years, has opened the doors of its new location on St. Laurent!
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Food & Wine

From Bloom to Bottle: Farmgate’s Craft Cider

From Bloom to Bottle: Farmgate’s Craft Cider

Farmgate Cider is a local, family-owned and operated craft brewery dedicated to producing high quality, small batch ciders.

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Wines from around the world for Thanksgiving
French Canadian Cranberry Pecan Gluten-Free Stuffing

French Canadian Cranberry Pecan Gluten-Free Stuffing

Recipe created by author Kathy Smart, North America’s Gluten Free Expert, courtesy of Udi’s Glut...

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Travel

Magnificent Markham

Magnificent Markham

A weekend of food, flair and fun await you.
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Hit The Streets of Montreal

Hit The Streets of Montreal

The city is always brimming with new restaurants, new bars, incredible hotels and unique cultural experiences.
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7 Reasons Why Travelling is Amazing for Education

7 Reasons Why Travelling is Amazing for Education

Students who keep themselves restricted to colleges and homes may never get to know how to fulfill their desires while learning new things and exploring the world.
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Health

Big change takes big courage: New way to pay hospitals offers lessons on change management

Big change takes big courage: New way to pay hospitals offers lessons on change management

If there’s one thing provincial governments across Canada can agree on, it’s that the status quo in health care is no longer good enough to deliver equitable access...
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Mental health therapies should be fully funded by medicare

Mental health therapies should be fully funded by medicare

Publicly funding comprehensive treatment for depression is cost-effective. 

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Accounting for pain beyond opioids

Accounting for pain beyond opioids

It’s time to change what we measure when funding healthcare.
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Homes & Neighbourhoods

A Clear View of the Future with Verdun Windows and Doors

A Clear View of the Future with Verdun Windows and Doors

Widely known in Ottawa, Verdun has carried out an unprecedented growth strategy over the past several years...
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Bring Fall Into Your Home With Easy DIY Projects

Bring Fall Into Your Home With Easy DIY Projects

One of the most exciting things about the fall season is flipping your home decor to reflect the season.
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Finding the Perfect New Home in Ottawa

Finding the Perfect New Home in Ottawa

Whether you are moving to Ottawa from outside the area or whether you already live here and are simply look to move to a different part, one of the things you have to do is make sure you find the perfect home for your needs.
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Good Reads

Nordstrom Rack Opens in Ottawa

Nordstrom Rack Opens in Ottawa

Calling all bargain hunters and fashion-forward shoppers!
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Top Tips That Will Help You Refinance Your Home Loan

Top Tips That Will Help You Refinance Your Home Loan

Refinancing your home loan can be a wise decision, as long as you do it right. We have a couple of tips that should make this task easier for you.
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Should Parents Shame Their Kids Into Better Behaviour?

Should Parents Shame Their Kids Into Better Behaviour?

A mother made headlines when she forced her grade 5 son to wear a t-shirt that said, “I am a bully” to school. After finding out that her son had been bullying other children.
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Reviews

Film Review: First Man

Film Review: First Man

A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.
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Album Reviews: October 15, 2018

Album Reviews: October 15, 2018

#OLMMusic looks at new releases from Alt-J, Klapshmock!, GØGGS, My Friend PJ and Roosevelt.
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Film Review: A Star is Born

Film Review: A Star is Born

A musician helps a young singer and actress find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral.
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Best Picks

The Cashmere Limited Edition Pink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month

The Cashmere Limited Edition Pink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month

Every cent contributes to reaching the goal of $35,000 per year.
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The Comfy: The blanket that is a Sweatshirt

The Comfy: The blanket that is a Sweatshirt

The Original Comfy is one-size-fits-most, so all you have to do is pick your color and GET COMFY!
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Chic Choc: 100% Canadian Spiced Rum

Chic Choc: 100% Canadian Spiced Rum

Made from three to eight years old rum and a mix of Quebec Nordic spices, this spicy, herbal nectar will surprise and delight any discerning palate
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