Jim Watson has done a superb job —Tierney, Fleury and Qaqish should be tossed for new blood Ottawa Votes on October 22: Candidate Breakdown BEST OF OTTAWA 2018: Bands and Musicians Message to Trudeau government – pipelines make sense Sarah MacDougall's Northern Inspiration Youth plunge makes for great entertainment
 

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67’s Continue to Roll With Seventh Win in Last Eight Games

67’s Continue to Roll With Seventh Win in Last Eight Games

Ottawa has won seven of their last eight games and now sits in first place in the Eastern Conference.
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In the NHL, it’s early but . . .

In the NHL, it’s early but . . .

What happens early in a season like this one tends to get blown out of proportion.
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Album Reviews: October 22, 2018

Album Reviews: October 22, 2018

#OLMMusic looks at new releases from Mini Mansions, Hands Like Dogs, Ron Gallo, Geoff Burgess and Phosphorescent.
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Top Stories

The Mike MacDonald Tribute & Comedy Show Fundraiser at The Mayfair

The Mike MacDonald Tribute & Comedy Show Fundraiser at The Mayfair

A night of comedy in support of a great cause? Count us in! On Tuesday October 23rd The Mike MacDonald Tribute & Comedy Show Fundraiser will take place at the Mayfair Theatre.

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Families fight back against cancer at Fight for the Cure 2018

Families fight back against cancer at Fight for the Cure 2018

Among the six bouts was the event’s first ever female bout featuring Lisa Langevin of Kelly Santini, a local law firm, and Daphne Ballard from Christopher A. Moore Professional Corporation.
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Ottawa Architecture Week raises awareness about affordable housing

Ottawa Architecture Week raises awareness about affordable housing

Ottawa Architecture Week (OAW) is an annual week-long festival exploring architecture, urbanism, art and design in Ottawa
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Arts & Events

The Philanthropic Music of Tara Shannon

The Philanthropic Music of Tara Shannon

Since rejoining the world of music, Tara Shannon has made a point of helping others through her creations.
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Enjoy the Journey with This Flight Tonight

Enjoy the Journey with This Flight Tonight

Pierre Brault, Rachel Eugster, Robin Guy and Scott Richardson have reunited after a successful run of Leonard Cohen’s music a year or so ago to bring you Joni Mitchell’s work.
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BEST OF OTTAWA 2018: Bands and Musicians

BEST OF OTTAWA 2018: Bands and Musicians

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 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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Sports

67’s Continue to Roll With Seventh Win in Last Eight Games

67’s Continue to Roll With Seventh Win in Last Eight Games

Ottawa has won seven of their last eight games and now sits in first place in the Eastern Conference.
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In the NHL, it’s early but . . .

In the NHL, it’s early but . . .

What happens early in a season like this one tends to get blown out of proportion.
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Ward Sets Pro Football Record as Redblacks Tame Ti-Cats in Pivotal East Battle

Ward Sets Pro Football Record as Redblacks Tame Ti-Cats in Pivotal East Battle

The Redblacks are now one win away from taking the Eastern crown heading into the playoffs.
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Politics

Jim Watson has done a superb job —Tierney, Fleury and Qaqish should be tossed for new blood

Jim Watson has done a superb job —Tierney, Fleury and Qaqish should be tossed for new blood

On Monday October 22, a record number of candidates will be standing for Ottawa city council and local residents will get to decide who their city council will be for the next four years.
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Ottawa Votes on October 22: Candidate Breakdown
Message to Trudeau government – pipelines make sense

Message to Trudeau government – pipelines make sense

“Until the federal government gets its act together, Alberta is pulling out of the federal climate plan”- Alberta Premier Rachel Notley, Aug.30, 2018.

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The Ottawa Skin Clinic Has Opened the Doors to it's New Location

Fashion

Maternity Dresses: Kate Middleton's Best Looks

Maternity Dresses: Kate Middleton's Best Looks

Moms-to-be around the world flocked to Kate's favorite maternity brands, and adopted her royal preference for long sleeves, short hemlines, and alluring jewel-tone hues.
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A Sustainable Fashion Revolution

A Sustainable Fashion Revolution

Consumers and fashion conglomerates are revamping their business models to tackle their ecological footprint.
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You are what you wear

You are what you wear

Believe it or not, your outfit may affect the way you approach the world. Don't believe me? Just ask science!
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Business

A Clear View of the Future with Verdun Windows and Doors

A Clear View of the Future with Verdun Windows and Doors

Widely known in Ottawa, Verdun has carried out an unprecedented growth strategy over the past several years...
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No more counting sheep when you sleep on Canadian-made Endy mattress

No more counting sheep when you sleep on Canadian-made Endy mattress

Ottawa Life Magazine caught up with Endy Mattress co-founder, Mike Gettis, to discuss getting a better night’s sleep, securing one of the largest investments in Dragon Den history and...
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The Ottawa Skin Clinic Opens Doors to New Location

The Ottawa Skin Clinic Opens Doors to New Location

The Ottawa Skin Clinic, voted Ottawa's Top Cosmetic Clinic (Top Choice Awards) for three consecutive years, has opened the doors of its new location on St. Laurent!
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Food & Wine

From Bloom to Bottle: Farmgate’s Craft Cider

From Bloom to Bottle: Farmgate’s Craft Cider

Farmgate Cider is a local, family-owned and operated craft brewery dedicated to producing high quality, small batch ciders.

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Wines from around the world for Thanksgiving
French Canadian Cranberry Pecan Gluten-Free Stuffing

French Canadian Cranberry Pecan Gluten-Free Stuffing

Recipe created by author Kathy Smart, North America’s Gluten Free Expert, courtesy of Udi’s Glut...

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Travel

Magnificent Markham

Magnificent Markham

A weekend of food, flair and fun await you.
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Hit The Streets of Montreal

Hit The Streets of Montreal

The city is always brimming with new restaurants, new bars, incredible hotels and unique cultural experiences.
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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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Health

Big change takes big courage: New way to pay hospitals offers lessons on change management

Big change takes big courage: New way to pay hospitals offers lessons on change management

If there’s one thing provincial governments across Canada can agree on, it’s that the status quo in health care is no longer good enough to deliver equitable access...
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Mental health therapies should be fully funded by medicare

Mental health therapies should be fully funded by medicare

Publicly funding comprehensive treatment for depression is cost-effective. 

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Accounting for pain beyond opioids

Accounting for pain beyond opioids

It’s time to change what we measure when funding healthcare.
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Homes & Neighbourhoods

A Clear View of the Future with Verdun Windows and Doors

A Clear View of the Future with Verdun Windows and Doors

Widely known in Ottawa, Verdun has carried out an unprecedented growth strategy over the past several years...
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Bring Fall Into Your Home With Easy DIY Projects

Bring Fall Into Your Home With Easy DIY Projects

One of the most exciting things about the fall season is flipping your home decor to reflect the season.
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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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Good Reads

Evenings Out in the Capital: Four of Ottawa’s Best Kept Secrets

Evenings Out in the Capital: Four of Ottawa’s Best Kept Secrets

So, you have an itinerary to fill and no idea where to begin? Then here are just a few of the city’s best kept secrets…
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What Happened When I Turned My Phone Off

What Happened When I Turned My Phone Off

What happens if you turn off your computer, or your tablet, or heaven forbid, your cell phone for a few days?
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Nordstrom Rack Opens in Ottawa

Nordstrom Rack Opens in Ottawa

Calling all bargain hunters and fashion-forward shoppers!
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Reviews

Album Reviews: October 22, 2018

Album Reviews: October 22, 2018

#OLMMusic looks at new releases from Mini Mansions, Hands Like Dogs, Ron Gallo, Geoff Burgess and Phosphorescent.
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Film Review: Bad Times at the El Royale

Film Review: Bad Times at the El Royale

Seven strangers, each with a secret to bury, meet at Lake Tahoe's El Royale, a rundown hotel with a dark past. Over the course of one fateful night, everyone will have a last shot at redemption - before everything goes to hell.
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Film Review: First Man

Film Review: First Man

A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.
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Best Picks

The Cashmere Limited Edition Pink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month

The Cashmere Limited Edition Pink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month

Every cent contributes to reaching the goal of $35,000 per year.
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The Comfy: The blanket that is a Sweatshirt

The Comfy: The blanket that is a Sweatshirt

The Original Comfy is one-size-fits-most, so all you have to do is pick your color and GET COMFY!
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Chic Choc: 100% Canadian Spiced Rum

Chic Choc: 100% Canadian Spiced Rum

Made from three to eight years old rum and a mix of Quebec Nordic spices, this spicy, herbal nectar will surprise and delight any discerning palate
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