Ottawa 67’s Struggle on Special Teams, Lose Two Straight For the First Time Since September BEST OF OTTAWA 2018: Radio Stations These Mind-Blowing Hot Cocoa Recipes Will Keep You Warm All Winter For Many in Canada, Medical Wait Times Conflict With Quality of Life Queen St. Fare is Ottawa’s Hot, New Hub for Food and Music Best albums of 2018
 

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Christmas Traditions Across Canada

Christmas Traditions Across Canada

Here are some of the most interesting and unique Canadian Christmas traditions from coast to coast.
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Let’s make Canadian hospitals more senior-friendly

Let’s make Canadian hospitals more senior-friendly

The problem is that hospitals remain better suited to care for healthy surgical patients and acute illnesses like pneumonia. Most are not geared to helping frail seniors cope...
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To Write Or Not To Write? A Christmas Song Conundrum For Modern Times

To Write Or Not To Write? A Christmas Song Conundrum For Modern Times

Every decade or so, a select few songs by some giants in the music industry, make an impact, and a lot of the time it’s a cover of one written many eons ago.
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Top Stories

Capital Pride Teams Up with Winterlude to Launch WinterPride!

Capital Pride Teams Up with Winterlude to Launch WinterPride!

If the annual summer Capital Pride festival feels far away, don’t fret – Capital Pride has just made a huge announcement! WinterPride is hitting Ottawa next February!
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BeaverTails’ first-ever merchandise line, just in time for holiday season!

BeaverTails’ first-ever merchandise line, just in time for holiday season!

Whether for under the Christmas tree or to stuff in the stockings above your fireplace, nothing screams Canadian more than these ideal gifts from BeaverTail.
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NAC's National Creation Fund is the Antidote to the Creation Gap

NAC's National Creation Fund is the Antidote to the Creation Gap

In its first year, the National Creation Fund, has invested $2,962,000 in 19 projects being developed across the country by some of Canada’s top creators.
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Arts & Events

To Write Or Not To Write? A Christmas Song Conundrum For Modern Times

To Write Or Not To Write? A Christmas Song Conundrum For Modern Times

Every decade or so, a select few songs by some giants in the music industry, make an impact, and a lot of the time it’s a cover of one written many eons ago.
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Best Concerts of 2018

Best Concerts of 2018

With new fests like Bon-Fire and some choice one-off shows that we never even saw coming, 2018 showed a lot of possibility for concerts to come.
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Rachael Jewell Sets Her Sights on the Big Show

Rachael Jewell Sets Her Sights on the Big Show

One of Ottawa’s hidden gems, Rachael Jewell, reflects on her roots and reveals her newest endeavour into the more commercial side of the music industry.
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Sports

Not all miserable in Senator land

Not all miserable in Senator land

So smile a bit there Ottawa, 2018 is nearly behind y’all. And there’s a glimmer of hope for 2019.
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Ottawa 67’s Struggle on Special Teams, Lose Two Straight For the First Time Since September

Ottawa 67’s Struggle on Special Teams, Lose Two Straight For the First Time Since September

Ottawa lost two straight games this past weekend and were hampered by their performance on special teams. They played three games in three days.
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Senators roster shuffle is a case of who’s-who

Senators roster shuffle is a case of who’s-who

Given the amount of turnover in the past week, months and couple of years, and concerted adherence to a ‘youth’ movement, gaining three of a possible four points against quality competition wasn’t anything this corner saw as believable.
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Politics

Canadian Government Should Intervene - Huawei Executive Meng Wanzhou Should be Released Immediately

Canadian Government Should Intervene - Huawei Executive Meng Wanzhou Should be Released Immediately

Canada is being used as a pawn in U.S. China rift after Huawei CFO, Meng Wanzhou, was arrested by Canadian officials in Vancouver. 

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Inter-provincial trade barriers are a national embarrassment – but we can work together to change that

Inter-provincial trade barriers are a national embarrassment – but we can work together to change that

Removing barriers to interprovincial trade will be the focus of a First Ministers meeting in December and Prime Minister Trudeau has flagged the issue as “a massive priority.”
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The Emperor Has No Clothes  

The Emperor Has No Clothes  

The NDP are in freefall. With just ten months until the next election the question for many party members is whether or not they should jettison Jagmeet Singh now and bring back...
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The Ottawa Skin Clinic Has Opened the Doors to it's New Location

Fashion

A beginners guide to sustainable shopping

A beginners guide to sustainable shopping

While one can never be entirely certain they are making the “right” choice, more and more consumers are adopting ethical shopping practices in an effort to reduce harm done to the planet.
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Haircuts and Colors In Style This Winter

Haircuts and Colors In Style This Winter

Change of season usually prompts change and many women choose to revamp their look. Here are some trendy haircuts and colors to try out this season if you are looking for a change!
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 Trendy Coats To Consider Buying This Winter

Trendy Coats To Consider Buying This Winter

It’s hard to express your style and individuality when winter hits hard. Don’t let the cold put a damper on your style, and instead express it through your coat this season!
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Business

Businesses Feel the Pressure When it Comes to Customer Acquisition
Calling Ottawa: Kanata is the goose that laid the golden egg  

Calling Ottawa: Kanata is the goose that laid the golden egg  

It would be foolhardy to not do everything possible to expedite transit infrastructure from the city's core to Canada’s hi-tech centre.
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What is the importance of rewarding your customers

What is the importance of rewarding your customers

If you want to grow your business, you have to create rewards into your customer interaction. Rewards can be anything such as discounts, gifts, and points, but they play a big role in keeping those customers sticking to your brand.
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Food & Wine

Inventive and eclectic event series, 3 Chefs 1 Dinner, closes out 2018 with blowout showcase

Inventive and eclectic event series, 3 Chefs 1 Dinner, closes out 2018 with blowout showcase

After an interactive demo including cocktails and canapes, guests moved on to a 9-course sharing menu paired with 3 fights of wine, and it certainly showcased exactly why this interactive dining experience is a repeat success.
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These Mind-Blowing Hot Cocoa Recipes Will Keep You Warm All Winter

These Mind-Blowing Hot Cocoa Recipes Will Keep You Warm All Winter

Here are some unique and delicious hot cocoa recipes that will keep you toasty, and your tastebuds happy, all throughout the snowy season.
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Queen St. Fare is Ottawa’s Hot, New Hub for Food and Music

Queen St. Fare is Ottawa’s Hot, New Hub for Food and Music

Ottawa’s food scene has entered a new era! Queen St. Fare, Ottawa’s very first food hall, opened its doors to the public last Friday and is already receiving much buzz.
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Travel

Livin la vida local in Puerto Escondido

Livin la vida local in Puerto Escondido

When touristic spots become overdeveloped it deters. Puerto Escondido is Mexico’s best kept-secret, a destination that promises not to deter (or disappoint).
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Most Charming Christmas Markets in the World

Most Charming Christmas Markets in the World

Many countries share their appreciation for the special day through Christmas festivals. We bring you a list of some of the biggest Christmas festivals from around the world!
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Adventure Canada Returns to Emerald Isle in 2019

Adventure Canada Returns to Emerald Isle in 2019

After 7 years of waiting, from June 9 – June 20, 2019 guests can visit Tory Island, the Cliffs of Moher, Belfast, and plenty other destinations in between with the return of the Ireland Circumnavigation.
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Health

Let’s make Canadian hospitals more senior-friendly

Let’s make Canadian hospitals more senior-friendly

The problem is that hospitals remain better suited to care for healthy surgical patients and acute illnesses like pneumonia. Most are not geared to helping frail seniors cope...
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Wait Times Aren’t Worth It: Renowned Health City Cayman Islands hospital providing wait-time relief to Canadian patients

Wait Times Aren’t Worth It: Renowned Health City Cayman Islands hospital providing wait-time relief to Canadian patients

For the past several years an increasing number of Canadians are also choosing to visit the renowned Health City Cayman Islands hospital (Health City) for medical care.
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How to Relieve Pain

How to Relieve Pain

Nothing gets the blood flowing like a good yoga session. Yoga allows for optimum blood flow and it allows you to stretch all your muscles.
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Homes & Neighbourhoods

BEST OF OTTAWA 2018: Home Improvement and Design

BEST OF OTTAWA 2018: Home Improvement and Design

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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Black wallpaper design ideas for everyone

Black wallpaper design ideas for everyone

It's time to take advantage of your interior renovation project ideas and put them in motion! Here, are four black wallpaper designs for the bathroom as well as the bedroom.
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BEST OF OTTAWA 2018: Neighbourhoods

BEST OF OTTAWA 2018: Neighbourhoods

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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Good Reads

Christmas Traditions Across Canada

Christmas Traditions Across Canada

Here are some of the most interesting and unique Canadian Christmas traditions from coast to coast.
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How Much Car Insurance Do I Need?

How Much Car Insurance Do I Need?

TPL is insurance coverage for the vehicle owner and anyone else permissibly driving your vehicle. Here are some fast facts to know...
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Top Online Casinos in Canada and Their Features

Top Online Casinos in Canada and Their Features

Canada is home to a big population of the world’s gamblers.
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Reviews

Best albums of 2018

Best albums of 2018

As we go through our favourite albums from across the year, we're highlighting artists that made us fall in love with music again while innovating in one way or another.
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Album Reviews: December 3, 2018

Album Reviews: December 3, 2018

#OLMMusic reviews new releases from Thom Yorke, Josephine Leone, Julia Holter, The Reverb Syndicate and Robyn.
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Album Reviews: November 26, 2018

Album Reviews: November 26, 2018

#OLMMusic looks at new releases from Graham Van Pelt, JAD, Lil Yachty, Wottss and Joji.
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Best Picks

BeaverTails’ first-ever merchandise line, just in time for holiday season!

BeaverTails’ first-ever merchandise line, just in time for holiday season!

Whether for under the Christmas tree or to stuff in the stockings above your fireplace, nothing screams Canadian more than these ideal gifts from BeaverTail.
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Wine Not Try Vinho Verde's Arca Nova

Wine Not Try Vinho Verde's Arca Nova

A novel, original and striking alternative to include in the list of gifts this Christmas!
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Second Cup Hot Chocolate

Second Cup Hot Chocolate

A perfect stocking stuffer, teacher or hostess gift!
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