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‘Unholy Night’ a Frightfully Festive Triumph for Ottawa Filmmakers

‘Unholy Night’ a Frightfully Festive Triumph for Ottawa Filmmakers

Unholy Night is a horror/thriller film but its filmmaking is original and doesn’t feel recycled from other horror films.

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Film Review: Unholy Night

Film Review: Unholy Night

The heart racing story of a nurse working the night shift on Christmas Eve, as she befriends an elderly patient who weaves a wicked set of tales about the most wonderful time of the year.
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Film Review: Star Wars -The Last Jedi

Film Review: Star Wars -The Last Jedi

Having taken her first steps into the Jedi world, Rey joins Luke Skywalker on an adventure with Leia, Finn and Poe that unlocks mysteries of the Force and secrets of the past.
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Top Stories

And the Ottawa Life Award Goes to...

And the Ottawa Life Award Goes to...

After thousands of votes were tallied, some close races and a few surprises, we can now official say “and the 2017 OLA goes to” . . .

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THE NAC: Canada’s Stage, Transformed

THE NAC: Canada’s Stage, Transformed

Ottawa now has a true palace of culture on Elgin St.
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Savings slide as Canadians focus on paying down debt

Savings slide as Canadians focus on paying down debt

If your new year's resolution is to get a handle on your debt, you're not alone.

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Arts & Events

‘Unholy Night’ a Frightfully Festive Triumph for Ottawa Filmmakers

‘Unholy Night’ a Frightfully Festive Triumph for Ottawa Filmmakers

Unholy Night is a horror/thriller film but its filmmaking is original and doesn’t feel recycled from other horror films.

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Julie and the Wrong Guys Find The Right Fit

Julie and the Wrong Guys Find The Right Fit

We caught up with Julie Doiron ahead of her December 15 show at the 27 Club to talk about their strange evolution as a band, Doiron's return to distortion and why they wrote the album in a cabin.
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Butterflies Take Flight at the Canadian Museum of Nature

Butterflies Take Flight at the Canadian Museum of Nature

Though temperatures in Ottawa have been frigid over the past few days, the Canadian Museum of Nature is keeping things hot and tropical with their stunning new exhibit “Butterflies in Flight.”
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Good Reads

Reformation 2017: Can’t Buy Me Love

Reformation 2017: Can’t Buy Me Love

Protestant and Catholic Christians continue to reform the life of their communities today by returning together to Jesus’ message of God’s gracious, unconditional love.
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​​​​​​​On Faith, Mystery and Nothingness

​​​​​​​On Faith, Mystery and Nothingness

“There’s only one story: the story of your life.” N. Frye
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The Canadian Peacekeeping Veterans Association Concerned Over Untenable Legal Situation

The Canadian Peacekeeping Veterans Association Concerned Over Untenable Legal Situation

The Canadian Peacekeeping Veterans Association, an all veteran organization, is gravely concerned about the current untenable legal situation in which Canadian veterans are trapped.
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Sports

Could Senators Be Trading Karlsson?

Could Senators Be Trading Karlsson?

So just how much stuffing is in this turkey of an idea to trade Ottawa Senator Erik Karlsson?

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Shreddin’ Sens Hit the Slopes for Sens Foundation at 24h Tremblant

Shreddin’ Sens Hit the Slopes for Sens Foundation at 24h Tremblant

Inspired by Switzerland’s Grand Prix 24 Heures De Villars, 24h Tremblant is the largest fundraising event in the ski industry in North America.
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Is the Guy Boucher System Working for the Senators?

Is the Guy Boucher System Working for the Senators?

The Ottawa Senators are god-awful right now and if they don't capture some much sought-after points during their road swing through California this week, kiss the season good-bye.

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Health

HealthPartners Celebrates Canadian Medical Research Excellence in ‘150’ Report More Than Microscopes

HealthPartners Celebrates Canadian Medical Research Excellence in ‘150’ Report More Than Microscopes

HealthPartners’ tribute report to Canada’s 150th anniversary, More Than Microscopes: The Difference Canadians Make Saving Lives Through Medical Research, celebrates Canada’s medical research excellence.
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Symptoms offer clues in telling cold and flu apart

Symptoms offer clues in telling cold and flu apart

We've all heard someone mention that they have a touch of the flu. But was it the flu, or was it a really bad cold?
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Other Side of Reason – Soul keeper

Other Side of Reason – Soul keeper

Involved in a bus accident that took the lives of six people, David Gibson has been battling through PTSD for over three years. In an effort to better understand himself and to communicate with others, he turned to writing. His first book was The Other Side of Reason: A Journal on PTSD. This column continues that text.
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Fashion

Sweater Weather

Sweater Weather

Knitwear season is here!
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Gold Rush!

Gold Rush!

I am instinctively drawn to metallic colours, and there’s no shortage of glimmer and glitz come the holidays.
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How To Stay Both Stylish And Warm This Winter

Business

PlayOLG and the future of Provincial Online Casinos

PlayOLG and the future of Provincial Online Casinos

It has been almost two years since the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Commission launched their online casino platform, PlayOLG.ca.
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Eight practices to be an effective executive

Eight practices to be an effective executive

Peter Druker used to say that it is valid to find diverse leaders in terms of personality, attitudes, values, strengths and weaknesses which means that an effective executive does not need to be a leader in the sense that is currently given to this term.
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Connect the digital dots in your business during the holidays

Connect the digital dots in your business during the holidays

The festive season is an important period for many small businesses...ensure you're going to make it through to the new year and beyond.
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Food & Wine

Three-Ingredient Holiday Potluck Recipes

Three-Ingredient Holiday Potluck Recipes

One of the best parts about the holiday season is the food! If you’re running out of ideas for what to make for a cocktail party your hosting or perhaps a potluck dinner you’ve been invited to, look no further!
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Add Some Heat to Your Winter Meals

Add Some Heat to Your Winter Meals

Grace Foods offers its best ways to utilize Jamaican jerk seasoning.

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Dashing through the LCBO….

Dashing through the LCBO….

It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas. Champagne, stunning gift boxes, ice wine, suggestions for “Holiday Gatherings” is what the final Vintages release of the year is all about.
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Travel

Save money on flights this holiday season

Save money on flights this holiday season

Tips on how to book cheaper airfare tickets so you can enjoy your holiday season without worrying about financial strain.
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Where to start 2018?

Where to start 2018?

So, where do you see yourself in 2018? We can tell you right away that there are no wrong answers.
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Do yu ting . . .  at Meliá Braco Village in Jamaica

Do yu ting . . . at Meliá Braco Village in Jamaica

If you are looking to escape the doldrums of winter and get rejuvenated, head to Jamaica.

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Politics

A Hopeful Approach From China

A Hopeful Approach From China

Versus the ‘Up Yours’ American Approach
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Seeing red about AIDS policy in Canada

Seeing red about AIDS policy in Canada

This month, as World AIDS Day came around, we found ourselves getting angry.
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Making sure our prescription medications are safe and worth taking

Making sure our prescription medications are safe and worth taking

It’s time we stepped up our system of drug surveillance

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Home & Design

5 ways to create a cozy reading nook for kids

5 ways to create a cozy reading nook for kids

With a little creativity, you can create cozy reading nooks the whole family can enjoy.
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Deck the Halls! Merry and Marvellous Home Décor for the Holiday Season

Deck the Halls! Merry and Marvellous Home Décor for the Holiday Season

Here are five home décor themes that will bring magic and sparkle to your home this holiday season.
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6 tips for renting your home on a home sharing network

6 tips for renting your home on a home sharing network

Renting your home on a sharing network such as AirBnB or HomeAway can be a rewarding way to earn some extra income.
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Reviews

Film Review: Star Wars -The Last Jedi

Film Review: Star Wars -The Last Jedi

Having taken her first steps into the Jedi world, Rey joins Luke Skywalker on an adventure with Leia, Finn and Poe that unlocks mysteries of the Force and secrets of the past.
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J and J Gibberish: Star Wars The Last Jedi?  Thankfully Not!

J and J Gibberish: Star Wars The Last Jedi?  Thankfully Not!

Star Wars, The Last Jedi has it all and will satisfy Star Wars fans of every age. 
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Album Reviews: December 12, 2017

Album Reviews: December 12, 2017

#OLMMusic looks at new releases from Miguel, Nebraska, Neil Young + Promise Of The Real, Empty Nesters and Soft Life, and Cindy Wilson.
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