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Healing Our Everyday Heroes, Ottawa's First Responders

Healing Our Everyday Heroes, Ottawa's First Responders

Photo credit: Michael Burns By: Louise Bradley, President and CEO at the Mental Health Commission of Canada This past Friday, the bus crash at Westboro Station riveted the city of Ottawa. We watched in shock and disbelief as a run-of-the-mill afternoon commute turned into a nightmare. For three days, [...]

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Barry Jenkins' If Beale Street Could Talk is a mesmerizing adaptation of the 1974 book 

Barry Jenkins' If Beale Street Could Talk is a mesmerizing adaptation of the 1974 book 

By: Asma Horea Abdourahman Director Barry Jenkins’ adaptation of James Baldwin’s 1974 book, “If Beale Street Could Talk”, opens up with a quote from the late author: “Every black person born in America was born on Beale Street, whether in Jackson, Mississippi, or in Harlem, [...]

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Local NHL Grades: Senators and Canadiens Early Season Evaluations

Local NHL Grades: Senators and Canadiens Early Season Evaluations

Photo credit: Andre Ringuette The NHL season has passed the first quarter of games, and the area teams are fighting for a chance at postseason qualification later in the year. And while the Ottawa Senators and Montreal Canadiens continue to fight for top-eight positions in the Eastern Conference, it's [...]

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At Home with Houseplants

At Home with Houseplants

Who doesn’t love the greenery that a living plant can bring to a space? Most people are afraid to make a grand statement but to achieve a greater impact with your decor, go for something big. If your space is lacking that certain something, try a mid-sized palm tree that can be found at most garden [...]

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Customer Loyalty Programmes Can be a Part of Your Marketing Strategy

Customer Loyalty Programmes Can be a Part of Your Marketing Strategy

Most business owners are too busy trying to advertise to potential customers, but they forget the ones who are already buying their products and services. It is a mistake to not promote to these people anymore since there is a chance that they would search for other options. Brand loyalty is something [...]

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How To Determine A Used Vehicle Financing Offer

How To Determine A Used Vehicle Financing Offer

Today everyone needs a transportation method that gets us to the destination easily and smoothly. Unfortunately, not everyone can afford brand new, luxurious cars. But that's okay. The car market is full of second-hand vehicles in great condition. 2ndchanceauto.com is a solution for people living [...]

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How to Stay Sane During the Canadian Winter

How to Stay Sane During the Canadian Winter

Ahh, the Canadian winter. Dreary, bleak days, limited sun, and freezing temperatures. Keeping your sanity can be a struggle. Here are some tips that can help. Get Active Cold weather makes you want to wrap yourself in a burrito blanket and spend the day napping and eating snacks. Unfortunately, life [...]

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Honey Glazed Smoked Ham

Honey Glazed Smoked Ham

With the holidays fast approaching, it seems to be the time of year to begin thinking about what the main course will be for your Christmas dinner. In most households, that one delicious dish that everybody will be craving is none other than a honey glazed smoked ham. While some people might feel intimidated [...]

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How Embracing Different Payment Methods Could Boost Canadian Businesses

How Embracing Different Payment Methods Could Boost Canadian Businesses

Businesses have so many key issues to consider these days, from the effectiveness of their online presence to internal matters like ensuring staff are motivated and engaged in what a company hopes to achieve. However, one issue which is undoubtedly growing in importance is the topic of payment methods. [...]

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Let’s make Canadian hospitals more senior-friendly

Let’s make Canadian hospitals more senior-friendly

By: George Heckman and Paul Hébert Canadians are living longer. Unfortunately, our hospitals aren’t ready for them. Canadians over 65 years old use over 40 percent of hospital services, a demand that continues to rise. As they age, Canadians hope to stay at home as long as possible. If [...]

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