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Out & About: February 23 - March 1, 2017 Karissa Besharah is Designing for the Modern Woman  CTA: Repair Prince of Wales Bridge or Sell It The Stigma Battle: #BellLetsTalk The Ice Queen’s Blues – Q&A with Sue Foley Ten Ideas for How to Spend Your Hard Earned Me Time
 

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Women in Black! Female All-Stars Gather for Johnny Cash Tribute

Women in Black! Female All-Stars Gather for Johnny Cash Tribute

50 years ago Johnny Cash and June Carter were married in a fever hotter than a pepper sprout. To celebrate the iconic country couple’s Golden Anniversary the annual Cash Birthday Bash returns to the Rainbow Bistro tonight with a toe-tapping twist: an all-female guest roster.
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5 Ways to Reduce Your Home’s Waste

5 Ways to Reduce Your Home’s Waste

While some people have made oaths to eliminate waste from their homes altogether by living zero-waste lives, this type of dedication can be extremely daunting, require significant time and effort, and be simply unfeasible for many people. Luckily, there are many other ways to effectively reduce the amount of waste you produce that require very small, yet effective, changes to your everyday routines.
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Streaming Towards Better Content

Streaming Towards Better Content

Netflix, the online service that provides on-demand streaming entertainment, has expanded over the years in response to the changing habits of viewers. The company’s early online offerings consisted solely of licensed films and TV shows created by other production companies. However, this has slowly changed with the amount of original, exclusive content they have produced.
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Top Stories

CTA: Repair Prince of Wales Bridge or Sell It

CTA: Repair Prince of Wales Bridge or Sell It

Is the Prince of Wales a bridge too far gone?
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Judge Aquilina: A New Perspective on Sympathy

Judge Aquilina: A New Perspective on Sympathy

Former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar has been sentenced to up to 175 years in prison for sexually assaulting young girls and gymnasts, including Olympians. After hearing statements from over 150 brave women and girls, Judge Rosemarie Aquilina has sentenced the former doctor to a lifetime in Prison.

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Let’s bring a new vision of STEM to Canadian women and girls

Let’s bring a new vision of STEM to Canadian women and girls

While jobs in STEM-related domains are growing three times faster than other parts of the economy and paying 12 per cent higher, these jobs employ less than 25 per cent women. Only 13 per cent of professional engineers are not male.
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Arts & Events

Women in Black! Female All-Stars Gather for Johnny Cash Tribute

Women in Black! Female All-Stars Gather for Johnny Cash Tribute

50 years ago Johnny Cash and June Carter were married in a fever hotter than a pepper sprout. To celebrate the iconic country couple’s Golden Anniversary the annual Cash Birthday Bash returns to the Rainbow Bistro tonight with a toe-tapping twist: an all-female guest roster.
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The Ice Queen’s Blues – Q&A with Sue Foley

The Ice Queen’s Blues – Q&A with Sue Foley

Old man winter may have put a lock on her heart but Sue Foley’s new album Ice Queen is a sizzling sampling of blues with tundra melting guitar licks and the Juno winners signature thermostat raising sultry vocals. The heat is on!
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Jully Black's Career Balancing Act

Jully Black's Career Balancing Act

We talked with Jully Black ahead of her show tonight at the National Arts Centre about starting her empire, her career now and why moving stateside aided her career in Canada.
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Good Reads

Risk of a fentanyl overdose rising in Ontario

Risk of a fentanyl overdose rising in Ontario

The opioid crisis is affecting people of all ages, right across the province. Opioid overdoses and deaths have been steadily rising over the last 10 years.
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Ten Ideas for How to Spend Your Hard Earned Me Time

Ten Ideas for How to Spend Your Hard Earned Me Time

Treat yo’self - you deserve it!
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Disturbed sleep patterns may be key to ADHD

Disturbed sleep patterns may be key to ADHD

The US Center for Disease Control (CDC) estimates 11% of children and 4% of adults have been diagnosed with ADHD. The results highlight an increasing awareness among doctors that sleep disturbance is linked to many other significant health conditions such as diabetes, obesity and heart disease.
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Sports

Sens' Winning Ways Something to Ponder

Sens' Winning Ways Something to Ponder

You can excuse the Ottawa Senators if they're playing hockey like they're attempting to traverse that middle lane on the Champlain Bridge. You know, the lane that switches the green light from heading north-to-south, to south-to-north in the blink of an eye.
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Volleyball Nations League is Coming to Ottawa

Volleyball Nations League is Coming to Ottawa

The best volleyball players in the world are coming to the Nation’s Capital!
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Tumultuous season continues for Senators

Tumultuous season continues for Senators

The Senators are indeed going through 'interesting' times.
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Health

Study reveals Canadian parents would give up social media, chocolate or wine for their kids to eat healthier

Study reveals Canadian parents would give up social media, chocolate or wine for their kids to eat healthier

Catelli unveils campaign which explores and celebrates real parenting truths
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The Stigma Battle: #BellLetsTalk

The Stigma Battle: #BellLetsTalk

There’s no shame in talking about mental health, and the yearly #BellLetsTalk Day is making sure people know it.
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The best self care tips to beat the winter blues

The best self care tips to beat the winter blues

Beat this winter ennui with these five self care tips. We’ll have you back on your feet and fighting the winter blues.
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Fashion

Karissa Besharah is Designing for the Modern Woman

Karissa Besharah is Designing for the Modern Woman

Born and raised in Ottawa, Karissa Besharah is a designer pushing limits in the women’s fashion industry.
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HerCampus UOttawa Steps into The Wild at Capital Catwalk

HerCampus UOttawa Steps into The Wild at Capital Catwalk

It was truly a jungle in Lansdowne’s Horticulture Building on the evening of February 10th, when HerCampus UOttawa hosted their 6th annual Capital Catwalk.
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Valentine’s Day looks for the Practical Feminist

Valentine’s Day looks for the Practical Feminist

Here we have outlined some practical tips on looks for that infamous night of love as we redefine sexiness into terms of celebrating your body and loving yourself.
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Business

Streaming Towards Better Content

Streaming Towards Better Content

Netflix, the online service that provides on-demand streaming entertainment, has expanded over the years in response to the changing habits of viewers. The company’s early online offerings consisted solely of licensed films and TV shows created by other production companies. However, this has slowly changed with the amount of original, exclusive content they have produced.
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How to save for retirement while eliminating debt

How to save for retirement while eliminating debt

With recent statistics showing that Canadians are carrying more debt than ever before, many of us face a tough choice — pay down debt now or save for retirement?
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Skill mismatches and over-qualification block job opportunities for Canadians

Skill mismatches and over-qualification block job opportunities for Canadians

Over-qualification rate for bachelor’s degree holders exceeds 20 per cent in several fields of study
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Food & Wine

Carben Matches Elegant Food with a Relaxed Atmosphere

Carben Matches Elegant Food with a Relaxed Atmosphere

This is Carben Food + Drink, one of Hintonburg's newest choices for fine dining. 
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The Mulled Red Wine Recipe That Will get You Through the Rest of Winter

The Mulled Red Wine Recipe That Will get You Through the Rest of Winter

With only one more month of winter ahead, there’s no better time to curl up and enjoy this warming, seasonal drink.
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Eat more plants, less meat

Eat more plants, less meat

Canada’s Food Guide revamp is good for people and the planet
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Travel

Stress-free Airport Security Travel Tips for Seniors

Stress-free Airport Security Travel Tips for Seniors

For many seniors, the arrival of winter means a departure for warmer climates or visits to see family. The Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) offers some helpful to help you breeze through security at the airport as you start on your trip to the sun.

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Top 5 Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day Around the World

Top 5 Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day Around the World

Giving your significant other a box of chocolates and a dozen roses for Valentine’s Day may say you care, but a couples’ getaway in the middle of a harsh Canadian winter is truly the best way to say “I love you.” Here are 5 unique ways to feel the love this February.
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Stop and Smell the Roses this Valentine's Day

Stop and Smell the Roses this Valentine's Day

Here are a few fun and easy travel suggestions to help you celebrate Valentine’s Day this year.
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Politics

Do taxi drivers lack access to essential medicines because our MPs have it?

Do taxi drivers lack access to essential medicines because our MPs have it?

The MPs mulling options for publicly funding medications this week will likely take their sweet time. There is no rush for them because they already have the type of publicly funded access to medications that is being contemplated for other Canadians.
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PC Leader Patrick Brown Denies Participating in Sexual Misconduct

PC Leader Patrick Brown Denies Participating in Sexual Misconduct

Patrick Brown has resigned as Ontario Progressive Conservative Leader in response to two allegations of sexual misconduct. The decision to step down has come just in time for the 2018 federal election on June 9th of this year. In response to these allegations, Brown has released a statement declaring their falsehood.

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Why hiring consultants to fix our healthcare system doesn’t work

Why hiring consultants to fix our healthcare system doesn’t work

The use of management consultants to design reforms for Canada’s health systems has become increasingly popular by both provincial and federal governments over the past several decades – but it’s not always been good value for money spent.  So why do we do it?
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Reviews

Album Reviews: February 21, 2018

Album Reviews: February 21, 2018

#OLMMusic takes a look at new releases from Anna Burch, Jon Creeden & The Flying Hellfish, Milk & Bone, The Skies Beg To Differ, and The Soft Moon.
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Book Review: Modern Whore by Andrea Werhun

Book Review: Modern Whore by Andrea Werhun

Andrea Werhun’s contrarian disposition on all matters related to sex and society is liberating, exasperating, provoking, authentic, truthful, debauched, funny and outrageously honest.
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Film Review: Black Panther

Film Review: Black Panther

T'Challa, after the death of his father, the King of Wakanda, returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation to succeed to the throne and take his rightful place as king.
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Best Picks

Sexy Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for your Significant Other

Sexy Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for your Significant Other

Indulging your significant other on VDay doesn’t have to break the bank. Add some heat despite the cold with these sexy gift ideas in chic winter shades, lush fabrics and yummy scents with affordable price tags.
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LOOEEGEE – The New Magic Toilet Wand!

LOOEEGEE – The New Magic Toilet Wand!

The future of the toilet brush is bristleless and amazing!
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Smart Phone, Smart Watch, Smart Door.

Smart Phone, Smart Watch, Smart Door.

Sure Petcare’s Microchip Pet Door Connect Brings the 21st Century into Must Have Pet Gear!
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