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Album Reviews: August 13, 2018

Album Reviews: August 13, 2018

#OLMMusic looks at new releases from Bad Bad hats, Curl, America Offline, Gulp, and Mac Miller.
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More power, less fuel with plug-in Volvo flagship

More power, less fuel with plug-in Volvo flagship

Smoothness is the rule in this Nordic cruiser, and no matter which drive mode you select, it is difficult to note the transitions in power between its symphony of drivetrain components.
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Redblacks Score Late to Outlast Manziel’s Alouettes

Redblacks Score Late to Outlast Manziel’s Alouettes

“It’s a big win. I never take winning for granted. It was one of those game that was going back-and-forth,” said Redblacks head coach Rick Campbell.

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Top Stories

An Unforgettable Outing with OWL Rafting

An Unforgettable Outing with OWL Rafting

If it were us, would certainly not pass up another opportunity to go white water rafting with the incredible team at OWL.
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Thinking Outside the Box

Thinking Outside the Box

There are subscription boxes for everything and everyone. Here we explore 5 affordable subscription boxes that ship to Canada!
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Everything You Need to Know About O-Train Confederation Line

Everything You Need to Know About O-Train Confederation Line

By exploring each stop on the Confederation Line in turn, we give you a glimpse into what the future of public transportation in Ottawa will look like!
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Arts & Events

Westboro Fuse Festival Returns to Richmond Road!

Westboro Fuse Festival Returns to Richmond Road!

With Fuse Fest right around the corner, we decided to take a look at some of the events you can expect (and enjoy) at this year's annual neighborhood block party.
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Q&A: Getting Graphic with Rocket 57

Q&A: Getting Graphic with Rocket 57

For over 15 years the husband and wife team of Marc Audet and Bérangère Bouffard having been making Ottawa pretty graphic.
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Magnificent and Mesmerizing: Ottawa International Buskerfest

Magnificent and Mesmerizing: Ottawa International Buskerfest

For nearly 10 hours each day, street performers were spread out across five stages on Sparks Street, drawing “Oohs” and “Ahhs” from on-lookers.
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Good Reads

What You Need to Know When Buying Cruise Travel Insurance

What You Need to Know When Buying Cruise Travel Insurance

In this article, we will give you some tips about what you need to pay attention to when buying a cruise travel insurance.
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Do’s and Don’ts of Back to School Prep

Do’s and Don’ts of Back to School Prep

Summer is quickly coming to an end, and that means it’s almost time to head back to school. Here are a few tips and tricks to make the process a little bit easier.
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What is live betting and how can you get involved?

What is live betting and how can you get involved?

The events that you can bet on and the types of bets you can place are far wider than they used to be. One of the most dramatic innovations is the concept of live betting.
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Sports

Leone and Ward: The Redblacks’ Superb Special Teams Duo

Leone and Ward: The Redblacks’ Superb Special Teams Duo

“I’m not surprised by either of them. If you have been watching practice, they are truly professionals,” said Bob Dyce, Redblacks' special team coordinator.
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Busy August to go for Ottawa Fury after 1-1 draw against ATL UTD 2

Busy August to go for Ottawa Fury after 1-1 draw against ATL UTD 2

It was difficult for either team to get in a rhythm yesterday at Fifth Third Bank Stadium.
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Bethel-Thompson and the Argonauts Shock Redblacks With Fourth-Quarter Comeback

Bethel-Thompson and the Argonauts Shock Redblacks With Fourth-Quarter Comeback

The Redblacks were clicking on offense, defense and special teams all nightlong, until late in the third quarter.
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Health

Are Vegetarian and Vegan Diets Nutritionally Healthier

Are Vegetarian and Vegan Diets Nutritionally Healthier

People decide to follow a vegetarian or vegan for many reasons.
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The Best Way to Present Your Personal Injury Case

The Best Way to Present Your Personal Injury Case

Following, we will share some strategies that will help you get the best settlement for your Personal Injury Claim.
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BEST OF OTTAWA 2018: Fitness Studios

BEST OF OTTAWA 2018: Fitness Studios

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 week!
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Fashion

Why you should wear white shoes AFTER Labour Day… and How

Why you should wear white shoes AFTER Labour Day… and How

Like black shoes, white pairs well with everything.
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How to be Parisian Chic

How to be Parisian Chic

Follow the steps below and you’re sure to capture the essence the timeless parisienne.
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6 Must-Have Waterproof Mascara for Smudge-proof, Luscious Lashes

6 Must-Have Waterproof Mascara for Smudge-proof, Luscious Lashes

Now that it’s officially #sunsoutgunsout weather, here are a few of my favourite waterproof mascaras to carry you through this hot and humid weather.
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Business

Collab Space: How Community Builds Success

Collab Space: How Community Builds Success

Emile Salem and Blair Kilrea had a dream. Collab Space is the realization of that dream.
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Do you really need SEO? Here are some reasons why your company requires search engine optimization!

Do you really need SEO? Here are some reasons why your company requires search engine optimization!

The best part about using SEO services is that they are adaptable, very easy to use and independent regardless of the situation.
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Demand Renewables is Empowering Communities with the Watt For Watt Solar Initiative

Demand Renewables is Empowering Communities with the Watt For Watt Solar Initiative

Demand Renewables, in partnership with Watt For Watt, Focus Forward for Indigenous Youth and the Ottawa Renewable Energy Co-operative, has pledged to donate a percentage of their sales towards communities facing energy poverty.
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Food & Wine

BEST OF OTTAWA 2018: International Cuisine

BEST OF OTTAWA 2018: International Cuisine

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 week!
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Cooking Oil from Cannabis: Best Edible Recipes

Cooking Oil from Cannabis: Best Edible Recipes

Have you ever tried cannabis oil? Studies indicate that cannabis oil is not only good for bone health but also tastes really well.
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Beat the Heat Bevvies

Beat the Heat Bevvies

What drinks make you think of summer? Refreshing Rosé, Mouth-watering Cider, Cold Radler, Beer Big bo...

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Travel

7 Reasons Why Travelling is Amazing for Education

7 Reasons Why Travelling is Amazing for Education

Students who keep themselves restricted to colleges and homes may never get to know how to fulfill their desires while learning new things and exploring the world.
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Close to Home Far from Ordinary: Gananoque & the 1000 Islands

Close to Home Far from Ordinary: Gananoque & the 1000 Islands

Conveniently located and complete with things to do, there is a little piece of history everywhere you go in the town of Ganaoque.
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Close to Home Far From Ordinary - Lake Placid’s Iconic Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa

Close to Home Far From Ordinary - Lake Placid’s Iconic Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa

Time-honoured Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa receives AAA Four Diamond Award for 34th straight year.
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Politics

Residents Fight to Save 100 Years of History in Old Ottawa East

Residents Fight to Save 100 Years of History in Old Ottawa East

Ottawa City Council Candidate, Shawn Menard, has recently launched a petition against the needless removal of two century-old maple trees. 
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Justina McCaffrey Runs for Tories in Kanata

Justina McCaffrey Runs for Tories in Kanata

One of Canada’s biggest names in fashion is running for Conservative nomination in Kanata-Carleton.

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#WelcomeToCanada

#WelcomeToCanada

It was the hashtag that had given them hope. Canada would welcome them. Finally.
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Homes & Neighbourhoods

Finding the Perfect New Home in Ottawa
Stone & South: The Condominium Cottage Life

Stone & South: The Condominium Cottage Life

CaraCo Development's aspiring condominium project, Stone & South, is bringing condo-style living to the very cottagesque town of Gananoque.
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How Much House Can You Get in Ottawa?

How Much House Can You Get in Ottawa?

So, just how much house can you get in Ottawa for the benchmark price?
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Reviews

Album Reviews: August 13, 2018

Album Reviews: August 13, 2018

#OLMMusic looks at new releases from Bad Bad hats, Curl, America Offline, Gulp, and Mac Miller.
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More power, less fuel with plug-in Volvo flagship

More power, less fuel with plug-in Volvo flagship

Smoothness is the rule in this Nordic cruiser, and no matter which drive mode you select, it is difficult to note the transitions in power between its symphony of drivetrain components.
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Album Reviews: August 6, 2018

Album Reviews: August 6, 2018

#OLMMusic looks at new releases from Phantastic Ferniture, Grand Fisher, Astronauts Ect., Chris Zimmerman & The Weather and Clearance.
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Best Picks

The premium, powerful and portable VG5 Bluetooth Speaker

The premium, powerful and portable VG5 Bluetooth Speaker

Lightweight, Bluetooth, and waterproof, the Soundcast’s VG5 is the summer essential to throw in your beach bag for a quick trip to the beach!
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The new BlackBerry KEY2 is a must and Ottawa Life explains why

The new BlackBerry KEY2 is a must and Ottawa Life explains why

With an improved keyboard, increased speed key and impressive battery, the device was designed for doing more on the go.
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Patio Season Means Mosquitoes Protection

Patio Season Means Mosquitoes Protection

The Patio Shield Repeller is cordless, portable, lightweight and designed for ease of use.
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