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Ottawa Life Magazine video series

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JUNO Spotlight: Sam Roberts

JUNO Spotlight: Sam Roberts

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Shut Off for Earth Hour 2017

Shut Off for Earth Hour 2017

Earth Hour is a global movement started in 2007 by the World Wild Fund for Nature (WWF). The initiative serves as a means for citizens of the world to collectively think about and conserve energy for 60 minutes on a single day. This year, Earth Hour is March 25th from 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM.
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Indspirational!

Indspirational!

Looking to the past to change the future, the rousing refrain of the 24th anniversary of the Indspire Awards, was evident even before the uplifting showcase that was to come even began.
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Shut Off for Earth Hour 2017

Shut Off for Earth Hour 2017

Earth Hour is a global movement started in 2007 by the World Wild Fund for Nature (WWF). The initiative serves as a means for citizens of the world to collectively think about and conserve energy for 60 minutes on a single day. This year, Earth Hour is March 25th from 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM.
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Indspirational!

Indspirational!

Looking to the past to change the future, the rousing refrain of the 24th anniversary of the Indspire Awards, was evident even before the uplifting showcase that was to come even began.
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Yasir Naqvi Still Refusing to Answer Questions About His Role in Release of Montsion Without a Bail Hearing

Yasir Naqvi Still Refusing to Answer Questions About His Role in Release of Montsion Without a Bail Hearing

Attorney General and Ottawa Centre MPP Yasir Naqvi is still refusing to answer questions regarding his role in the release of Ottawa Police Constable Daniel Montsion on manslaughter charges. Montsion was released March 6 without having to appear in court first before a bail judge. Naqvi's office contacted both Carleton Professor Darryl Davies and Ottawa Life Magazine Publisher and Managing Editor Dan Donovan yesterday to deny there was a cover up in the case, an accusation Donovan made on CFRA last week in an interview with Morning Drive host Bill Carroll. 

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Arts & Events

JUNO Spotlight: Sam Roberts
 Against Me! Give It 100%

Against Me! Give It 100%

Some bands are just so consistently great live that you can't help but get excited every time a tour date comes along. Playing the Bronson Centre on Friday March 24, Against Me! delivered better than ever.
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JUNO Spotlight: The Zolas

JUNO Spotlight: The Zolas

The Zolas make the kind of music that wants to be the soundtrack to your life.
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Good Reads

OLM Pet of the Week- Meet Nuka

OLM Pet of the Week- Meet Nuka

This week's OLM Pet of the Week is Nuka! Nuka is a tough little guy who came into the rescue with a sarcoid tumour growing on his face. Thankfully his surgery was a great success and now he is ready to find a forever home! Nuka is available for adoption with Ottawa Stray Cat Rescue. 
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This Year, Don’t Let Another Easter Bunny Suffer
A Child Author with His Sights Set On Changing the World

A Child Author with His Sights Set On Changing the World

He’s an award-winning author, a Child Ambassador for the United Nations, and an accomplished speaker who has stood up in front of large crowds all over the world – and he’s only eleven years old. Ottawa’s Jona David has already accomplished more in his young life than most people, but he has no intention of slowing down. Jona is a boy on a mission to help save the planet.
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Sports

SENATORS: A Week in Review – March 20-March 27, 2017

SENATORS: A Week in Review – March 20-March 27, 2017

The Senators just went through their toughest week of the season. Four games - two measly points. And the most troubling of the bunch is what we're heading into this week with - the Senators were totally owned by the Habs Sunday in Montreal.
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Ottawa Senators Legitimate Eastern Conference Favourite

Ottawa Senators Legitimate Eastern Conference Favourite

SENATORS: A Week in Review – March 13-March 20, 2017
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67’s Earn Four of Six Points, Coach Brown Unimpressed

67’s Earn Four of Six Points, Coach Brown Unimpressed

The difference a single weekend makes at this stage of the Ontario Hockey League season is incredible.

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Health

The rebirth of spring and the power of nature reflected in the beauty and fullness of your body

The rebirth of spring and the power of nature reflected in the beauty and fullness of your body

Without winter, spring would not exist. Left behind was loneliness, dark days, melancholy, nostalgia, and lack of motivation. Now begins a new season in which rebirth and the power of nature invade our body. We give way to life, and we find sense to what surrounds us. We fill with joy and see the world full of beauty and perfection.
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What medicines do we really need in Canada?

What medicines do we really need in Canada?

How we can make them accessible to everyone
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New Dementia Study Launches

New Dementia Study Launches

Every year clinicians and researchers work hard to bring issues related to dementia and Alzheimer’s disease to light.

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Fashion

Ottawa Wedding Spotlight 2017
#OttawaStyle

#OttawaStyle

Ready to elevate your fashion game? These top influencers are making waves in the blogging community and are proving that this political city has style.
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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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Business

Why You Should Try a More Personalized Domain Name TLD

Why You Should Try a More Personalized Domain Name TLD

Now that you've chosen your human resources domain name, do you really have to go with a .com or .org? Some people believe that you either pick one of those two top-level domains or none at all. Yet, is there any rhyme to that reason?
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Why Virtual Offices are Taking Over Real Offices

Why Virtual Offices are Taking Over Real Offices

What exactly is a virtual office, you ask?
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The Future of Online Gaming in Canada

The Future of Online Gaming in Canada

Recent years have seen an enormous growth in the online gaming sector worldwide, and unsurprisingly the Canadian market has been no exception.
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Food & Wine

Turkish Gastronomy Festival Buffet from March 22nd to 24th: an experience of wonderful dishes prepared by the talented Chef Ismet

Turkish Gastronomy Festival Buffet from March 22nd to 24th: an experience of wonderful dishes prepared by the talented Chef Ismet

The gastronomy of Turkey is one of the most varied and privileged in the world. Who has not heard that in this area of the world people live longer, have better health and better quality of life? The answer lies in the pleasure and variety of its dishes.
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Savvy Sparkles at Sparkling Wine Event

Savvy Sparkles at Sparkling Wine Event

The Canadian Museum of Nature opened its doors to wine enthusiasts all over the region to learn and taste the champagne and interesting Canadian sparkling wines.
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Discover what makes The County so cool!

Discover what makes The County so cool!

They’re ba-a-a-a-a-ck!  On Thursday April 20th, the 6th annual County in the Capital will be THE event in Ottawa to meet the makers of wines, spirits, craft beers & ciders all made in Prince Edward County.  And there will be artisan cheese as well as gourmet artisan goodies.
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Travel

Take a Leap into the World of Video Games at PAX East 2017

Take a Leap into the World of Video Games at PAX East 2017

Every gamer dreams of going to a PAX event and this year, OLM's Isabel Payne drove down to Boston to see what this event was all about! 
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‘Green light’ for St Patrick’s celebrations around the world!

‘Green light’ for St Patrick’s celebrations around the world!

16 March 2017:  Over 250 iconic landmarks and sites around the world will be illuminated green over the coming days – as part of Tourism Ireland’s 2017 Global Greening initiative to celebrate the island of Ireland and St Patrick.
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Escape March Break Madness in Montreal Museums

Escape March Break Madness in Montreal Museums

You are sick of winter, the kids are driving you crazy by now, the end of March Break and you need a quick getaway.  Like now. Head to Montreal  and visit some incredible museums,  brush up on your history.  This year may be Canada’s 150th but it is also Montreal’s 375th
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Politics

How Trump Will Save the World

How Trump Will Save the World

Could Donald Trump save the world? Read on!
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Trump Takes Tragic Step Backwards with Abortion Ruling

Trump Takes Tragic Step Backwards with Abortion Ruling

So much has happened since mid-January, and one of the first actions of President Trump was to reinstate what is known as the global gag rule — removing funding from any foreign aid group that provides abortions, abortion facilities or abortion education outside of the United States.
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Trumped, Canada Looks to China

Trumped, Canada Looks to China

”We’ll be tweaking it.”This was President Donald Trump’s response when he was asked about the future of NAFTA in a February joint press conference with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

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Home & Design

Glam Up Your Closet For Spring

Glam Up Your Closet For Spring

Spring has sprung, and with home refreshing in the mix, isn't it time to reorganize your closet?

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JOHN’S RENO TIPS:  Flooring 101

JOHN’S RENO TIPS: Flooring 101

Your guide to happy feet and a beautiful living space

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Strengthening the Foundation of Ottawa with Action Restoration

Strengthening the Foundation of Ottawa with Action Restoration

Patrick Despatie likes to get down to the foundation of things. In fact, you can say he’s made a career out of it and is probably somewhere underneath the city as you read this.  

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Reviews

Get Reading With Ottawa's Best Indie Book Stores!

Get Reading With Ottawa's Best Indie Book Stores!

In this journey of learning and entering into a new language and a new culture, reading has been my best exercise.
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Film Review: Beauty and The Beast

Film Review: Beauty and The Beast

An adaptation of the Disney fairy tale about a monstrous-looking prince and a young woman who fall in love.
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Finishing The Suit: A Beautifully Woven Piece of Theatre

Finishing The Suit: A Beautifully Woven Piece of Theatre

Royal Family gossip is always fascinating and for anyone enjoying a taste of it, Finishing The Suit, currently running at The Gladstone, will delight.
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