Bernice Corbishley

Intern

Bernice Corbishley is a grade twelve high school student who assists with social media, website content, and writing at Ottawa Life Magazine. Her first love will always be journalism and literature, but she also has a passion for theatre, photography and music. 
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Let’s try this again

Let’s try this again

Over the past few years alone, the concept of feminism has morphed and changed exponentially. Although the key to feminism simply being ‘equality for all, no matter their gender’ has remained the same throughout generations, how that is viewed in the eyes of society has all but remained fluid. [...]

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Hair Donation Ottawa's 9th annual event set to take place during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Hair Donation Ottawa's 9th annual event set to take place during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Since 2011, Hair Donation Ottawa (HDO), together with their volunteers and supporters, has raised over $570,000 for cancer research and has donated over 25,000 inches of hair to empower kids with hair loss by providing them with free wigs. On Sunday, September 22, 2019 from 9:30AM – 4:30PM at the [...]

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Paul Dewar legacy carries on with Start Up NOW grant program

Paul Dewar legacy carries on with Start Up NOW grant program

Paul Dewar was known as being an NDP Member of Parliament who dedicated his work to advocating for young people and empowering them to be positive forces in their community. After being diagnosed with Grade 4 brain cancer, Dewar stated that he had suddenly fully appreciated the "beauty in the world," [...]

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Local Brews to Enjoy this Patio Season

Local Brews to Enjoy this Patio Season

Spring has finally sprung, so why not celebrate with some of the best craft beers Ottawa has to offer? There are over three dozen local craft breweries in Ottawa, but you can never go wrong with these top 10 OLM favourites. Overflow Brewing Company-Landlocked IPA This amazing brewery not only serves [...]

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A Night of Jazz with Pete Woods and Miguel Angel De Armas

A Night of Jazz with Pete Woods and Miguel Angel De Armas

What happens when you mix the smoothness of classic jazz, and intense rhythms and harmonies that swing from casual and intense? You get musical artists Pete Woods and Miguel Angel De Armas, coming to Alpha Art Gallery on Saturday, June 29th. Pete Woods with his traditional blues-rooted tones, and Miguel [...]

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Dominik Sokolowski Celebrates “The Great White North of Canada”

Dominik Sokolowski Celebrates “The Great White North of Canada”

Dominik Sokolowski has been gracing the Ottawa-Gatineau art scene with his work for years now, but his new work is taking things to a whole new level. Even though this Polish-born artist is not Canadian by birth, Sokolowski primarily calls Canada — more specifically, Quebec — his home. His [...]

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Frontier lets you have it all

Frontier lets you have it all

Riocan Living and Killam Apartment REIT's Frontier is a rental opportunity that is leading the transformation of the east end. On Thursday, June 13th they’re inviting media to explore the refined amenities, common areas, and show suites. Frontier is a 23-storey, 228-unit purpose-built rental [...]

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Save the Date for the Second Annual Fluevogs for Therapy Dogs

Save the Date for the Second Annual Fluevogs for Therapy Dogs

Photo credit: Anne Dion Booze, shoes, and therapy dogs: an unlikely trio that seems to be a match made in heaven when it comes to the Fluevogs for Therapy Dogs fundraising event. On Saturday, June 15th, John Fluevogs Shoes-an eco-friendly shoe Canadian organization-will be hosting Ottawa Therapy Dogs [...]

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Rocketman Takes Off

Rocketman Takes Off

The term ‘jukebox musical’ has been around for decades, as well as the concept in which it is named. Musicals that celebrate the work and art of a particular musician are an amazing way to look at those musicians within a new perspective. They’re also generally just a delight to watch [...]

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#BumbleBrewedAwakening coffee truck at Parliament Hill on Ontario Pay Equity Day

#BumbleBrewedAwakening coffee truck at Parliament Hill on Ontario Pay Equity Day

Ontario’s Pay Equity Day is on Tuesday, April 9th, and as a way of showing their support for women’s rights for equal pay the social app, Bumble, has decided to bring the #BumbleBrewedAwakening coffee trucks to locations on Parliament Hill and sell their coffees at prices that mirror the [...]

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