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Sloan Bring the Indy Rock to Grey Cup Fest Tonight!

Sloan Bring the Indy Rock to Grey Cup Fest Tonight!

With over 25 years under their belts, Sloan really don't seem to be slowing down at all.
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Book Review: The Good Lands • Canada Through the Eyes of Artists

Book Review: The Good Lands • Canada Through the Eyes of Artists

The Good Lands book launch was held at Parliament Hill where Senators, Indigenous people, artists, curators and all the team behind this book shared their experiences, anecdotes, and expectations with this project.
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The Other Side of Reason – The grip of time

The Other Side of Reason – The grip of time

Involved in a bus accident that took the lives of six people, David Gibson has been battling through PTSD for over three years. In an effort to better understand himself and to communicate with others, he turned to writing. His first book was The Other Side of Reason: A Journal on PTSD. This column continues that text.
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Top Stories

Author Inspires Change Through Empowering First Book

Author Inspires Change Through Empowering First Book

In following the example of her role models, author and activist Hannah Alper has become a role model herself.
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Like a (Girl)Boss!

Like a (Girl)Boss!

Sophia Amoruso is the original girlboss.
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Ottawa Preteen's Sugardrop Sweetwear Co. Fashionably Fighting Diabetes

Ottawa Preteen's Sugardrop Sweetwear Co. Fashionably Fighting Diabetes

Kate Beaulieu launches clothing line for diabetes awareness 
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Arts & Events

Sloan Bring the Indy Rock to Grey Cup Fest Tonight!

Sloan Bring the Indy Rock to Grey Cup Fest Tonight!

With over 25 years under their belts, Sloan really don't seem to be slowing down at all.
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Casper Skulls Make Songs From Skeletons

Casper Skulls Make Songs From Skeletons

Casper Skulls certainly don't shy away from the dark tones their name may suggest, but the debut album from this Toronto rock outfit shows a much deeper understanding of music.
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Iskwé Fights Within and Throughout

Iskwé Fights Within and Throughout

Singer-songwriter Iskwé is using her music as not only a means to express herself, but bring attention to her community.
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Good Reads

Harea Band Wants You to Get Lit!

Harea Band Wants You to Get Lit!

Ottawa has been Alex Harea’s home for 25 years and, like those days whittling away the hours at the OPL with a good book, this town has given him a lot. He wanted to give something back.
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Creating a Giving Culture

Creating a Giving Culture

As fall starts to feel more like winter in Ottawa, charitable appeals and campaigns start to warm up.
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Religious Communities Are Integral to Our Mix

Religious Communities Are Integral to Our Mix

Ask yourself Ask yourself a question: If any one Ottawa religious congregation disappeared, would the community and city be better or worse off?

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Sports

Grey Cup Festival Highlights

Grey Cup Festival Highlights

The Grey Cup has touched down in O-town and with it comes a week of events for all.
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Big Questions Surround the Sens

Big Questions Surround the Sens

While it's certainly not the right juncture for hysteria, terror and trepidation, the way the Ottawa Senators have been playing lately is concerning.

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105th Grey Cup & Grey Cup Festival Transportation Plan Unveiled

105th Grey Cup & Grey Cup Festival Transportation Plan Unveiled

On Thursday, the Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group in partnership with the City of Ottawa unveiled the Transportation Plan for Grey Cup week in the Nation’s Capital.
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Health

J & J's Gibberish: Thor v Justice League

J & J's Gibberish: Thor v Justice League

One mother's weekly journey in raising her special needs children. 
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5 facts you need to know to stay healthy this winter

5 facts you need to know to stay healthy this winter

With flu season upon us, the question of whether to get vaccinated or not is one many people are trying to answer. Here, The Lung Association clears up some myths to help you make an informed decision.
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5 Healthy Habits For Seniors

5 Healthy Habits For Seniors

You’ve lived a life filled with some of the best experiences that have made you who you are, but why stop there?
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Fashion

Local Black Friday Fashion Deals You Can’t Afford to Miss

Local Black Friday Fashion Deals You Can’t Afford to Miss

Here are Ottawa Life’s picks for the local fashion deals you can’t afford to miss.
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Declutter your closet with these minimalist tips

Declutter your closet with these minimalist tips

Each year, we declutter our lives through a crusade called spring cleaning. It marks the transition from wearing our winter garb to our summer digs, but no such milestone is allotted to the seasonal transition during fall/winter.
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How to Complement Your Hairstyle to Match Your Outfit

How to Complement Your Hairstyle to Match Your Outfit

There is a lot more to the perfect outfit than simply picking out some great looking clothes. 
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Business

PlayOLG and the future of Provincial Online Casinos

PlayOLG and the future of Provincial Online Casinos

It has been almost two years since the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Commission launched their online casino platform, PlayOLG.ca.
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Play it safe when shopping online

Play it safe when shopping online

Online shopping is now more convenient than ever, with endless stock to choose from a wealth of retailers.
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Take Advantage of Windows PowerShell Training and Do Amazing Things

Take Advantage of Windows PowerShell Training and Do Amazing Things

Introduced in 2006, Windows PowerShell is the ultimate command shell for Windows. 
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Food & Wine

Finding time for family breakfast

Finding time for family breakfast

Did you know that families who eat breakfast together consume more fruit, whole grains and fibre than those who don't? I
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Boost simple recipes with delicious avocado

Boost simple recipes with delicious avocado

Trendy avocados are not only a tasty fruit, but provide good plant-based fat, which is low in saturated and trans fats.
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Teach your kids how to bake safely

Teach your kids how to bake safely

Besides taste-testing baked goods and treats, children also love to get their hands dirty and help in the kitchen.
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Travel

Use this checklist before heading south this winter

Use this checklist before heading south this winter

If you are going on vacation for the holidays or planning on heading south for the winter, Hydro One has some helpful tips to save energy and keep your home safe
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Top 4 holiday destinations for 2017

Top 4 holiday destinations for 2017

If you're looking to do something different this season or want to escape the madness and avoid all the work that comes with hosting parties, here are four places you can go — both near and far — to get away from it all.
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What Are the World’s Biggest Cities Doing To Become More Accessible?

What Are the World’s Biggest Cities Doing To Become More Accessible?

You would think that, in 2017, it’s easy for someone with a disability to get around. Unfortunately, that’s just not the case.
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Politics

Democracy Watch Files Court Case Challenging Ethics Commissioner

Democracy Watch Files Court Case Challenging Ethics Commissioner

Finance Minister Bill Morneau idn't need to sell his family company shares
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“What gets measured gets done”

“What gets measured gets done”

The most recent data on Canadian children with disabilities is almost a decade old
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Why is the federal government starving demand for innovation?

Why is the federal government starving demand for innovation?

Innovation is not solely driven by science or basic research.
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Home & Design

The ins and outs of renovation warranties

The ins and outs of renovation warranties

When you hire a contractor to renovate or improve your home, there are many details that need to be spelled out in your work order or contract.
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Flushing Out the Toilet

Flushing Out the Toilet

World Toilet Day, observed annually on November 19th, was established by the World Toilet Organization in 2001. Twelve years later, in 2013, it was declared an official United Nations international day.
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Understanding renovation quotes

Understanding renovation quotes

Price is a critical aspect of any renovation project. What will it cost to do the job you want? Alternatively, how far can you go on a set budget?

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Reviews

Book Review: The Good Lands • Canada Through the Eyes of Artists

Book Review: The Good Lands • Canada Through the Eyes of Artists

The Good Lands book launch was held at Parliament Hill where Senators, Indigenous people, artists, curators and all the team behind this book shared their experiences, anecdotes, and expectations with this project.
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Album Reviews: November 22, 2017

Album Reviews: November 22, 2017

#OLMMusic reviews new releases from Empire of the Sun, Wotts, Nightshades, Sleigh Bells and Angel Olsen.
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Can Elantra GT take on the best from Europe?

Can Elantra GT take on the best from Europe?

Hatchbacks and hot-hatches continue to gain traction as each new model delivers added power, better handling, and a more sophisticated look.
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