Kat Walcott

Head of Social Media / Features Writer

Kat Walcott is a freelance writer who has been creating online content since she was a teenager. Her ability to write both formal, informative pieces as well as casual, editorial  pieces has led to her work being featured in a variety of different online and offline publications. Topics she enjoys writing about the most include lifestyle, entertainment, culture and women’s issues. Kat is also a major foodie, music lover and has a great interest in other cultures. When she’s not busy writing, she’s likely browsing YouTube for new music, pop culture content and recipes. Kat holds a bachelor’s degree with honours in communication studies with a minor in sexuality studies from Carleton University.  Keep up with Kat over on Twitter (@katwalcott) and through her blog at KatWalcott.com.

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OAG to Highlight Design Icon Karim Rashid’s Cultural Shaping with Large-Scale Exhibit

OAG to Highlight Design Icon Karim Rashid’s Cultural Shaping with Large-Scale Exhibit

Karim Rashid has been coined the “most famous industrial designer in all the Americas" and “Prince of Plastic,” and now, right here in Ottawa at the Ottawa Art Gallery (OAG), the iconic industrial designer will be celebrated in a large-scale exhibit opening on October 11th. The [...]

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Capital Pride Announces Davy Sabourin as New Chairperson Ahead of 2018-19 Season

Capital Pride Announces Davy Sabourin as New Chairperson Ahead of 2018-19 Season

After a highly successful year, with 2018 Pride weekend being one of the biggest yet, Capital Pride is shaking things up with a big change to their administration. Community leader, LGBTQ2 activist, and public servant Davy Sabourin has just been announced as the new chairperson of Capital Pride, just [...]

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BEST OF OTTAWA 2018: Shawarma Spots

BEST OF OTTAWA 2018: Shawarma Spots

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 summer 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 [...]

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Ease Into Fall with these Simple Life Hacks

Ease Into Fall with these Simple Life Hacks

Believe or not, the fall season is upon us. Though it feels like the summer totally flew by and none of us are ready to say goodbye to the sun and say hello to chillier, dark weather, there are a few things you can do to make the transition easier. Here are some simple life hacks that are sure to make [...]

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Turn Your Summer Fashion Staples Into Your Fall Go-Tos!

Turn Your Summer Fashion Staples Into Your Fall Go-Tos!

We've had quite an interesting fall season here in the National Capital Region! After a very rainy summer, we had a surprise heat wave that lasted throughout most of September. Therefore, most of us got more wear out of our summer wardrobe over the last month than we did during July and August. [...]

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BEST OF OTTAWA 2018: Pizza Places

BEST OF OTTAWA 2018: Pizza Places

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 summer series, we’ll share our picks with you - our top hotels, live music venues, local brews, bands and more. Check, share and discuss #OLMBest [...]

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BEST OF OTTAWA 2018: Nightlife

BEST OF OTTAWA 2018: Nightlife

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 summer series, we’ll share our picks with you - our top hotels, live music venues, local brews, bands and more. Check, share and discuss #OLMBest [...]

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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. If you’re on a tight budget or looking for a fun weekend project, here are a few easy and affordable ways to spruce up your home for fall, making it look inviting and feel comfy and cozy. These [...]

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BEST OF OTTAWA 2018: Pho

BEST OF OTTAWA 2018: Pho

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 summer series, we’ll share our picks with you - our top hotels, live music venues, local brews, bands and more. Check, share and discuss #OLMBest [...]

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BEST OF OTTAWA 2018: Cocktail and Wine Bars

BEST OF OTTAWA 2018: Cocktail and Wine Bars

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 summer series, we’ll share our picks with you - our top hotels, live music venues, local brews, bands and more. Check, share and discuss #OLMBest [...]

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