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The Justice for Abdirahman (JFA) Coalition (“the Coalition”) receive letter where Attorney General Yasir Naqvi evades responsibility for his role in the release of Montsion without a bail hearing

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Prozzäk Still Partying Like It’s 1999!

Prozzäk Still Partying Like It’s 1999!

1999 was the year two little Canadian cartoon characters named Simon and Milo captured the hearts of a country by lamenting about how much it sucked to be them.
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Tree-mendous Tremblant!

Tree-mendous Tremblant!

Mont-Tremblant's treehouse hideaways are a perfect escape to nature and childhood but so much more awaits!
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Naqvi Misleads Media

Naqvi Misleads Media

The Justice for Abdirahman (JFA) Coalition (“the Coalition”) receive letter where Attorney General Yasir Naqvi evades responsibility for his role in the release of Montsion without a bail hearing

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JUNO Spotlight: A Tribe Called Red

JUNO Spotlight: A Tribe Called Red

When art meets activism something amazing is bound to happen. When that includes an exultant dance party set to pulse pounding dubstep, house, and hip hop exploding out of traditional Indigenous Pow Wow beats filled with colour, culture and an overarching message of positivity you’ve got a euphoric seismic vibration otherwise known as A Tribe Called Red.
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Tara Shannon’s ‘Unfinished’ is Just the Beginning

Tara Shannon’s ‘Unfinished’ is Just the Beginning

Tara Shannon’s new album is called Unfinished. For the award winning singer songwriter from Russell, Ontario, that title has many meanings.

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Arts & Events

Prozzäk Still Partying Like It’s 1999!

Prozzäk Still Partying Like It’s 1999!

1999 was the year two little Canadian cartoon characters named Simon and Milo captured the hearts of a country by lamenting about how much it sucked to be them.
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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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Good Reads

Commemorating the Battle of Vimy Ridge A Century Later

Commemorating the Battle of Vimy Ridge A Century Later

On April 9, 2017, it will be exactly a century since the Battle of Vimy Ridge began. War has not become a relic of the distant or recent past. It is a daily news headline. Civilians are suffering, dying or fleeing warzones at unprecedented rates, becoming refugees. So what can the Commemoration Ceremony upon the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge offer us in these times?
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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

Sports

SENATORS: A Week in Review – March 27-April 3, 2017

SENATORS: A Week in Review – March 27-April 3, 2017

It's the last waltz of the evening at the high school dance. Stairway to Heaven starts to roll. Who you going to ask to sway and whirl with you? In the case of the Ottawa Senators, there still remain options.

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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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Health

When it comes to health care funding in Canada, we should stop living in the past

When it comes to health care funding in Canada, we should stop living in the past

Federal and provincial governments should work together to fund pharmacare, dental care and rehabilitation.
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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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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

Tree-mendous Tremblant!

Tree-mendous Tremblant!

Mont-Tremblant's treehouse hideaways are a perfect escape to nature and childhood but so much more awaits!
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Sizing Up Ski Passes

Sizing Up Ski Passes

Whether it be dropping into the fresh snow of a back bowl, a vacay with the girls, or spring skiing with the family, it’s time to start thinking about the 2017-18 ski season.
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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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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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