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Disney On Ice Passport to Adventure Giveaway!

Disney On Ice Passport to Adventure Giveaway!

We want to help you feel the magic so we partnered with Disney and the Canadian Tire Centre to give away 4 tickets to the show on Sunday, February 26 at 11am.
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Celebrate Family Day in the National Capital

Celebrate Family Day in the National Capital

Family Day is right around the corner and what better way to spend it by checking out some events and sights right here in the National Capital? Here are some places and events in the city that the entire family is sure to love and bond over.

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Top Valentine’s Day Date Spots in Ottawa

Top Valentine’s Day Date Spots in Ottawa

Valentine’s Day is here and if you’re looking for a special spot in the city to bring your sweetheart, look no further!
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Arts & Events

Attend the Tale of Sweeny Todd This Week at Centrepoint

Attend the Tale of Sweeny Todd This Week at Centrepoint

Bloody murders, self-mutilation, cannibalism and haircuts are not your typical fare for a musical but, since 1979, Sweeney Todd has brought put the barber in many a barbaric  night of theatre. Nearly 40 years later and the blood is still quite fresh on the straight razor. Anyone fancy a shave or, perhaps, a meat pie?

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Tough Age Talks Alanis Morissette and Surviving the Underground

Tough Age Talks Alanis Morissette and Surviving the Underground

Headlining the Megaphono’s Friday night showcase at the House of Targ earlier this month was Vancouver-by-way-of-Toronto bubblegum punks Tough Age.
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Lisa Loeb Finds New Ways to “Stay”

Lisa Loeb Finds New Ways to “Stay”

We had a chance to talk with Lisa Loeb before her weekend shows at Centrepoint on her two career paths, motherhood and how she feels about her most popular song twenty-three years later.
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Good Reads

Davies: SIU's delay on Abdi report shows our unequal justice system

Davies: SIU's delay on Abdi report shows our unequal justice system

When English novelist, essayist and critic George Orwell wrote that “all animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others,” he could have been referring to some people in the justice system and the way that system protects police officers from criminal liability in Ontario.
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Vancouver Thermal Imaging Program Gets Underway

Vancouver Thermal Imaging Program Gets Underway

The City of Vancouver has greenlighted a new energy program which utilizes thermal imaging to identify maximum energy-saving.

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Frailty and the New Ageism

Frailty and the New Ageism

Should medicine be ageist?
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Sports

Blood, Sweat and Beers: C*4 Wrestling Pile Driving the Indies

Blood, Sweat and Beers: C*4 Wrestling Pile Driving the Indies

The crowd grows louder, all are on their feet, this crazed cacophony shouting for more chaos, more action and, most importantly, more

“C! 4! C! 4!”

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The Rise, the Fall and the Comeback: a Story of Resilience and Athleticism

The Rise, the Fall and the Comeback: a Story of Resilience and Athleticism

Stuart McGregor is sitting in a classroom, surrounded with brightly decorated walls and miniature furniture. He’s wearing a red Ottawa Lions shirt and jeans, sipping an extra large Tim Hortons coffee. The three-time Paralympic runner looks at ease here.
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SENATORS: A Week in Review – February 13-February 20, 2017

SENATORS: A Week in Review – February 13-February 20, 2017

SENATORS: A Week in Review is a weekly column looking back at the week in Ottawa Senators hockey written by #OLMSports Dave Gross.
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Health

Not Your Typical Workout

Not Your Typical Workout

For every reason that there is to exercise, there is one to prevent you from returning to the gym. 
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Four ways you could save money on your prescription medications

Four ways you could save money on your prescription medications

As Canadians, we are proud of our universal healthcare system, which provides publicly-funded essential doctor and hospital care based on need and not ability to pay.  Unfortunately, our health system falls short when it comes to prescription medication.
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World Cancer Day: a Fight For All

World Cancer Day: a Fight For All

How many people die every year from cancer? How many theories have been raised every day trying to prevent any type of cancer? How many people despite the warnings do not do their medical checkup on time? How many people have been cured?
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Fashion

A Fashionable Valentine

A Fashionable Valentine

Fashion Editor Alexandra Gunn has some tips to make this your most fashionable Valentine's Day. 

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#OttawaStyle with Chantal Sarkisian

#OttawaStyle with Chantal Sarkisian

Ottawa’s fashion chameleon, Chantal Sarkisian is celebrating Ottawa’s variety, individuality and creativity with #OttawaStyle. She is one of Ottawa’s top influencers who is making waves in the blogging community and is encouraging everyone to shop local.
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#OttawaStyle with Katrina Turnbull

#OttawaStyle with Katrina Turnbull

Katrina Turnbull is one of Ottawa’s top influencers who is making waves in the blogging community and is proving that this political city has style.
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Business

Navigating the New Mortgage Landscape

Navigating the New Mortgage Landscape

If you’re planning to buy a home, you may be wondering how the recent changes to the mortgage industry will affect you.

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The Magic Touch: The Benefits of Massage

The Magic Touch: The Benefits of Massage

Atlantis Spa has the perfect way to treat your lover or yourself this Valentine's Day!
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Locate Services: Finding the Unfindable

Locate Services: Finding the Unfindable

You might think that locate services are only needed for legal or criminal purposes, but they can actually make a big difference for regular people, too.
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Food & Wine

The Best Pancake Recipes for 2017

The Best Pancake Recipes for 2017

Let us all take our time and thank mankind for having invented such a delightful, soft and yummy dish as pancakes. We all love them! Be them the thin crepes, or the fluffiest American pancakes, one thing is for sure: they are THE WORLD’S favorite!
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If I only had $100…I would buy at Vintages

If I only had $100…I would buy at Vintages

I’m never sure how LCBO Vintages team decides the country combo to feature every 2 weeks. For example, this release highlights are 3 – European Discovery, South Africa and Valentine’s. The latter is pretty obvious because Valentine’s Day comes every year and there aren’t many gifts better than a bottle of something special.
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It's Time to Get Cheesy!

It's Time to Get Cheesy!

Are you thinking of your next meeting with friends or family? Do you want to pass some cold weekends watching movies, drinking a glass of wine and eating cheese? Or do you want to put something different and special to your salads and dishes? There are several kinds of cheese which offer different experiences for each moment and which helps you to make life easier and pleasurable.
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Travel

The Transformative Effects of “Village Tourism”

The Transformative Effects of “Village Tourism”

Village Monde, a non-profit organization based in Quebec, aspires to bring the transformative power of tourism to underprivileged villages.
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Peaceful Easy Feeling

Peaceful Easy Feeling

If you a looking for a reprieve from winter and want to go somewhere for a week of comfort, calm and luxury, you can’t go wrong with the tranquil El Dorado Casitas Royale in Mexico’s Mayan Riviera.
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Nickelodeon Will Knock Your Socks Off

Nickelodeon Will Knock Your Socks Off

It is actually hard to believe it has been less than 50 years since Punta Cana in the Domincan Republic, named after the cane palms in the area, has become such a hot tourist destination. It is a shock that it took so long when you consider that the temperature is a constant perfect, the beaches are powdery soft and the ocean waters idyllic.
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Politics

Student Debt Became a Political Issue in the United States

Student Debt Became a Political Issue in the United States

Across the United States, more Americans are saddled with student loan debt than ever before. Current estimates place the total student loan debt at over $1.3 trillion dollars, with the average college student now graduating with more than $30,000 in student loans.
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May God Save America

May God Save America

I write this with regret rather than loathing but I have to write it nevertheless. The most powerful country in the world, the United States (US), has not lost its way but never genuinely found or knew it. This is an extremist nation parading as moderate; a reactionary country disguised as liberal; a closed-minded society pretending to be enlightened.
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Liberals Should Come Clean on Costs, Risks & Delays to New Hospital

Liberals Should Come Clean on Costs, Risks & Delays to New Hospital

Last week’s Civic Campus drama shows what happens when politics overtakes reason in choosing a site for a future hospital.
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Home & Design

John’s Reno Tips: The Counter Cunundrum

John’s Reno Tips: The Counter Cunundrum

We spend a significant amount of time in the kitchen, making this space the biggest buying or selling point in a home.

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Doing the White Thing

Doing the White Thing

Clean, effortless and so Euro chic: white colour on walls is simple and strong. Whether it’s maximizing a limited source of light or creating a comfortable interior, these rooms show white in a big way.

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Making a Machine-Made Rug!

Making a Machine-Made Rug!

Having just returned from a whirlwind trip to Berlin and Brussels visiting their state of the art Fl...

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Reviews

Film Review: The Great Wall

Film Review: The Great Wall

European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures.
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Album Reviews: February 15, 2017

Album Reviews: February 15, 2017

Owen Maxwell takes a look at new releases from Mother Mother, Sinkane, Vermont, Bikini Deathray and March Break Club.
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A Toast to Tradition

A Toast to Tradition

When one steps through the doors of an Irish pub, one hopes not only to be met with good food and drink: they expect to be met with the millennium of tradition that comes with the words “Irish Pub.” Heart & Crown, located in Ottawa’s historic Byward Market, has tradition in spades.
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Best Picks

Bayne's best Pick: Say Goodbye to Pet Hair with the Ultimate Clean Pet Vacuum

Bayne's best Pick: Say Goodbye to Pet Hair with the Ultimate Clean Pet Vacuum

Pet lovers know the struggle of having pet hair on EVERYTHING! Luckily, Eureka has your solution to keeping your home clean and reducing allergens!
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Bayne's Best Pick: Solve Your Dog's Pulling Habits with PetSafe's Easy Walk Headcollar

Bayne's Best Pick: Solve Your Dog's Pulling Habits with PetSafe's Easy Walk Headcollar

Walking your dog should be a calm and non-painful experience for both the dog and their human, but sometimes, dogs get a little too excited. We've found a solution for an easily excited pooch who was constantly pulling on his leash.
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