Capital Pride’s Biggest Celebration Yet Canada should not stray from climate commitments in face of criticism The Tackies Stay Cool Inside Their Rising Blaze Album Reviews: August 13, 2018  Redblacks Score Late to Outlast Manziel’s Alouettes Out & About: August 10- 16
 

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The Perfect Guys’ Night Out in Ottawa

The Perfect Guys’ Night Out in Ottawa

With some fantastic bars, restaurants and clubs, the city has a vibrant nightlife that should keep you busy from the moment you leave the house until the small hours of the morning.
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Set aside time for self-pampering with the Amopé Pedicure Gift Set

Set aside time for self-pampering with the Amopé Pedicure Gift Set

The Amopé Pedicure Gift Set includes everything needed for a purely blissful, at-home, professional-style experience.
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Who’s caring for the carers? Nursing home care aides burning out

Who’s caring for the carers? Nursing home care aides burning out

Many of us have moms and dads or older friends and relatives in nursing home facilities and care very much about their well-being and the supports they receive.  But who’s caring for the care aides who do the bulk of the front-line work in nursing homes? 
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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

Capital Pride’s Biggest Celebration Yet

Capital Pride’s Biggest Celebration Yet

This year’s Capital Pride festival is shaping up to be the biggest one to date!
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The Tackies Stay Cool Inside Their Rising Blaze

The Tackies Stay Cool Inside Their Rising Blaze

With a second EP, the competition win and now a cover story, The Tackies are prepared to be propelled faster and farther. 
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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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Good Reads

The Perfect Guys’ Night Out in Ottawa

The Perfect Guys’ Night Out in Ottawa

With some fantastic bars, restaurants and clubs, the city has a vibrant nightlife that should keep you busy from the moment you leave the house until the small hours of the morning.
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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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Sports

Ottawa Fury get 2-0 win during I Heart Soccer Week

Ottawa Fury get 2-0 win during I Heart Soccer Week

In an important match with USL playoff implications, Fury FC won 2-0 over a struggling Kickers team who sit 14th in the USL Eastern Conference standings.
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‘Minister of Defense’: Newcomer A.C. Leonard Making An Impact With Redblacks

‘Minister of Defense’: Newcomer A.C. Leonard Making An Impact With Redblacks

Coach Campbell knows how crucial Leonard is to what the Redblacks defense is trying to accomplish, especially when it comes to making big plays.
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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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Health

Who’s caring for the carers? Nursing home care aides burning out

Who’s caring for the carers? Nursing home care aides burning out

Many of us have moms and dads or older friends and relatives in nursing home facilities and care very much about their well-being and the supports they receive.  But who’s caring for the care aides who do the bulk of the front-line work in nursing homes? 
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The neighbourhoods where we live, work and play strongly influence our health

The neighbourhoods where we live, work and play strongly influence our health

Doctors and urban planners need to work together to improve public health and prevent chronic disease
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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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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

Canada should not stray from climate commitments in face of criticism

Canada should not stray from climate commitments in face of criticism

Recent polling suggests that Canadian opposition to carbon pricing has grown since policy details have been finalized.
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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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Homes & Neighbourhoods

Finding the Perfect New Home in Ottawa

Finding the Perfect New Home in Ottawa

Whether you are moving to Ottawa from outside the area or whether you already live here and are simply look to move to a different part, one of the things you have to do is make sure you find the perfect home for your needs.
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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

Set aside time for self-pampering with the Amopé Pedicure Gift Set

Set aside time for self-pampering with the Amopé Pedicure Gift Set

The Amopé Pedicure Gift Set includes everything needed for a purely blissful, at-home, professional-style experience.
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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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