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A Look Back on the Path Forward with Graham Nash Beau's Knows Oktoberfest! Celebrate the Fall Season in Ottawa Ease Into Fall with these Simple Life Hacks Calling All Neanderthals! The REAL BARBIE GERRY “The DITZ” RITZ Charlie Angus Would Be A Great Prime Minister
 

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Animation: How to Be a Pro

Animation: How to Be a Pro

Animation is a growing field with more and more people choosing to learn animation now. It has been providing exceptional opportunities to people all around the world as there is a demand for animators in almost every field now.
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A Look Back on the Path Forward with Graham Nash

A Look Back on the Path Forward with Graham Nash

When Graham Nash looks back he sees a very, very, very fine house filled with music and memories.
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Trudeau’s Pipeline Blockage Continues

Trudeau’s Pipeline Blockage Continues

Justin Trudeau made a lot of promises to Canadians while campaigning — 226 to be precise, according to TrudeauMeter, a non-partisan website tracking his political performance. 
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Top Stories

Celebrate the Fall Season in Ottawa

Celebrate the Fall Season in Ottawa

You might think Festival Season is over but there are a lot of fun activities and events lined up for the fall in the National Capital Region worth checking out.
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Calling All Neanderthals! The REAL BARBIE GERRY “The DITZ” RITZ

Calling All Neanderthals! The REAL BARBIE GERRY “The DITZ” RITZ

MP Gerry Ritz, Climate Barbies and the Stupid Factor. 
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The Top 25 People in the Capital: 21-25

The Top 25 People in the Capital: 21-25

5 more names round out our annual Top 25 People in the Capital!
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Arts & Events

A Look Back on the Path Forward with Graham Nash

A Look Back on the Path Forward with Graham Nash

When Graham Nash looks back he sees a very, very, very fine house filled with music and memories.
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It’s Country at the Casino

It’s Country at the Casino

Pull out your cowboy boots because things are about to get rowdy; the wild west is coming to the capital. From September 11th to October 21st, it’s Country at the Casino du Lac-Leamy.
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Beau's Knows Oktoberfest!

Beau's Knows Oktoberfest!

While it may still feel like the height of summer in the nation’s capital given the recent rising temperatures, fall is finally here. and Beau's sure know how to ring it in right!
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Good Reads

Trudeau’s Pipeline Blockage Continues

Trudeau’s Pipeline Blockage Continues

Justin Trudeau made a lot of promises to Canadians while campaigning — 226 to be precise, according to TrudeauMeter, a non-partisan website tracking his political performance. 
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Tracing Grandfather’s Footsteps through Berlin and Leiden

Tracing Grandfather’s Footsteps through Berlin and Leiden

Ping Yan looks back at the incredible story of his Grandfather. 
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Shaping Hungary: Modern Hungarian Design at NCC’s International Pavilion

Shaping Hungary: Modern Hungarian Design at NCC’s International Pavilion

Shaping Hungary, a breathtaking exhibition of Hungarian design will be on display at the International Pavilion (7 Clarence Street) from September 30 to October 28.
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Sports

James Boyd Brings His A-Game to the Ottawa 67s

James Boyd Brings His A-Game to the Ottawa 67s

You could say that hockey runs in James Boyd’s blood.
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REDBLACKS Cheer and Dance Week – Calendar Release

REDBLACKS Cheer and Dance Week – Calendar Release

We wrap up our series profiling the Ottawa REDBLACKS Cheer and Dance Team with a look at the tean calendar.
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REDBLACKS Cheer and Dance Week – Alumni

REDBLACKS Cheer and Dance Week – Alumni

Every day this week Ottawa Life will be profiling the Ottawa REDBLACKS Cheer and Dance Team. Articles will feature spotlights on team vets, alumni and rookies but today we take a look at the captains.
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Health

Recovery Day Ottawa Spreads Hope and Awareness

Recovery Day Ottawa Spreads Hope and Awareness

“If we don’t break the stigma associated with substance use disorders and process addictions, then we will never see recovery." - Gord Garner (RDO)
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A Heartfelt Campaign

A Heartfelt Campaign

A little more than a year ago, Ottawa’s Montfort Hospital Foundation launched a campaign to raise $2.5 million for a machine that would change the lives of people in need.
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How To Get Whiter Teeth

How To Get Whiter Teeth

White teeth are highly desirable, they make your smile stand out and make you appear healthy.
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Fashion

Step Outside With Kamik's Eco-friendly Footwear

Step Outside With Kamik's Eco-friendly Footwear

Minutes away from the Pierre-Elliot-Trudeau airport in Montreal lays a Canadian jewel that has been polished to perfection for over 100 years. Many of you will recognize the iconic Inuksuk logo sewn onto our childhood boots as we thrashed and played through countless Canadian winters, or even seen it on brightly coloured rainboots being splashed in newly created mud puddles in the spring. Kamik has had a presence in the lives of Canadians since 1898, and continues to pursue its goal to get people to Step Outside and explore the great outdoors.
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Simple Steps to Maintaining Your Curly Hair

Simple Steps to Maintaining Your Curly Hair

Curly hair requires a lot of maintenance which is why we've got 3 easy solutions to leaving it looking its very best.
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BEST OF OTTAWA: Salons and Barbers

BEST OF OTTAWA: Salons and Barbers

With 20-years writing about Ottawa life we think we have a pretty good idea of the best of what this city has to offer. In this new weekly summer series we’ll share it with you. From our top picks of hotels, live music venues, local brews, bands and more, check, share and discuss #OLMBest every Monday!
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Business

Animation: How to Be a Pro

Animation: How to Be a Pro

Animation is a growing field with more and more people choosing to learn animation now. It has been providing exceptional opportunities to people all around the world as there is a demand for animators in almost every field now.
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Federal Government Funds de-Ice-breaker of the Century

Federal Government Funds de-Ice-breaker of the Century

The End of Defogging, De-Icing and Scraping Windshields Is At Hand

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Canadian Businesses Need Canadian Web Hosting Solutions

Canadian Businesses Need Canadian Web Hosting Solutions

If you’re a Canadian business, there are many benefits to partnering with a web host that is also located in your country.
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Food & Wine

Tired of Thinking what Meals to Cook - TRY SUN BASKET

Tired of Thinking what Meals to Cook - TRY SUN BASKET

Making sense of what to make for supper and afterward hurrying to the store can be one of the greatest errands of the day so having Sun Basket's case touch base at your front entryway with everything all arranged out and pre-parceled is a gift.
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PROST!

PROST!

Raise a glass of these local favorites this Oktoberfest! 
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A Gift From the Monasteries of Korea

A Gift From the Monasteries of Korea

Chef Ji Young Kim from Korean Michelin star restaurant, Balwoo Gongyang in collaboration with Ottawa’s Le Cordon Bleu hosted a night of Korean Temple Food.  

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Travel

Rebounding in the Irma Aftermath

Rebounding in the Irma Aftermath

However, businesses in the Caribbean and Florida are hoping to dispel the notion that they are no longer functional in the wake of Hurricane Irma. 
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Canadian Food To Enjoy In Europe

Canadian Food To Enjoy In Europe

Experiencing a countries culture doesn’t require traveling there to explore it first-hand. In fact, you’ve indulged in a lot more than you realize.
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Say Howdy to Sunny San Antonio

Say Howdy to Sunny San Antonio

Nestled within South Central Texas, the hidden gem of San Antonio is an ideal combination of great weather, fascinating culture, beautiful scenery and delicious food. Whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway, a family vacation, a cultural immersion or a weekend of relaxation, San Antonio has something for everyone.
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Politics

We Can’t Live in Glass Houses

We Can’t Live in Glass Houses

It has been nearly two years since the election of the Trudeau government and his legislative accomplishments are few and far between.
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Refreshingly Candid: Lu Shaye, China’s New Ambassador to Canada

Refreshingly Candid: Lu Shaye, China’s New Ambassador to Canada

Meet Lu Shaye, China’s New Ambassador to Canada.
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Charlie Angus Would Be A Great Prime Minister

Charlie Angus Would Be A Great Prime Minister

The choices between tens of thousands of NDP members in the coming days will determine whether or not the NDP will continue in their traditional spot as the third place party in Parliament, or will manage to return to their brief period of glory between 2011 and 2015 when they were catapulted into the role of Official Opposition.
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Home & Design

KPax – Going the Extra Mile

KPax – Going the Extra Mile

Paul Krakowiak started working with audio and video equipment when he was just 15 years old. Asked doing the wiring for a local disco club, he decided to become a DJ and audio became his lifelong pursuit and passion.
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The Heart of the Home

The Heart of the Home

On a floor plan, the kitchen is just another piece of the puzzle, but in the eyes of Canada’s foremost kitchen cabinet manufacturer, AyA, it is the heart of the home.

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John Reno Tips: Express Yourself With Tile

John Reno Tips: Express Yourself With Tile

Here’s what trending in tile.
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Reviews

Album Reviews: September 26 2017

Album Reviews: September 26 2017

#OLMMusic looks at new releases by Emily Haines & The Soft Skeleton, Marshall Art & Cory Johnson, Sløtface, The Souljazz Orchestra, and Ariel Pink.
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Album Reviews: September 19, 2017

Album Reviews: September 19, 2017

#OLMMusic looks at new releases by Death From Above, Suns Of Sirius, Partner, Séan McCann and Alvvays. 
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Album Reviews: September 12, 2017

Album Reviews: September 12, 2017

#OLMMusic takes a look at new releases from Mogwai, The Bloom, OMD, TAXI and LCD Soundsystem 
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Best Picks

Cocoa Life

Cocoa Life

Nothing tastes better than gourmet, ethically sourced chocolate.
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WillLand Selection Colinet

WillLand Selection Colinet

A staple for students and city explorers alike.
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Sensor Service

Sensor Service

Understand your vehicle better with FIXD.
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