Best albums of 2018  DiPietro Picks Up First Win in Ottawa as 67’s Capture Inaugural Alexandra Cup BEST OF OTTAWA 2018: Home Improvement and Design Meet Midia Shikh Hassan, this year’s Queen’s Young Leader It’s Gotten So Bad - The Police Are Now Shooting Each Other Felhaber Leads High-Scoring Ottawa 67’s to Back-to-Back Victories
 

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A healthy body for a healthy life – 3 secrets to happiness

A healthy body for a healthy life – 3 secrets to happiness

People often say that they should be mentally fit and healthy to lead a happy life. As much as that is true, it is also crucial that you keep yourself healthy physically too.
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Bowling Tips for Beginners - How to Bowl Better

Bowling Tips for Beginners - How to Bowl Better

If you want to be on your way to hitting that 300 or you’re just tired of bowling into air, these tips will help you improve your score and have you knocking down pins in no time.
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Unisex Duckie Puffer Jacket

Unisex Duckie Puffer Jacket

Unlike a bulky, oversized coat the puffer jacket is incredibly insulated so you can stay warm in style!
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Top Stories

Most Charming Christmas Markets in the World

Most Charming Christmas Markets in the World

Many countries share their appreciation for the special day through Christmas festivals. We bring you a list of some of the biggest Christmas festivals from around the world!
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Meet Midia Shikh Hassan, this year’s Queen’s Young Leader

Meet Midia Shikh Hassan, this year’s Queen’s Young Leader

Recent University of Ottawa graduate, Midia Shikh Hassan, is one of the three Canadians to receive this year’s award. We sat down with Midia to discuss her impressive accomplishments.
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Ottawa Life Magazine's 2018 Holiday Gift Guide

Ottawa Life Magazine's 2018 Holiday Gift Guide

Our annual holiday gift guide is here! Whether you're looking for a nice gift for a loved one or a last minute gift for your boss these affordable — but awesome! — gift ideas are guaranteed to please. To help you get a head start on holiday shopping and make your lives a little easier, we've put together the ultimate guide with something for everyone on your list.
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Arts & Events

Renée Landry Shows Who's Boss with Empowering New Single

Renée Landry Shows Who's Boss with Empowering New Single

Ottawa Life got the chance to chat with the soulful songstress about women power, confidence and what to expect from her upcoming music.
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Carving Space in The World’s Human Landscape

Carving Space in The World’s Human Landscape

Lineage Arts opened its doors at 196 Bank Street in April. A dream brought to life by owner Suny Jacob, the gallery is dedicated to displaying art from Indigenous and ethnic-minority artists around the world.
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Ottawa's first ever outdoor Christmas Market coming to ByWard Market

Ottawa's first ever outdoor Christmas Market coming to ByWard Market

Toronto, Victoria, Paris, New York City...And now Ottawa! Our nation's capital is following suit to these other highly-populated, culture-infused city centers in launching our very own Christmas Market! 
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Sports

Senators roster shuffle is a case of who’s-who

Senators roster shuffle is a case of who’s-who

Given the amount of turnover in the past week, months and couple of years, and concerted adherence to a ‘youth’ movement, gaining three of a possible four points against quality competition wasn’t anything this corner saw as believable.
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DiPietro Picks Up First Win in Ottawa as 67’s Capture Inaugural Alexandra Cup

DiPietro Picks Up First Win in Ottawa as 67’s Capture Inaugural Alexandra Cup

New Ottawa goaltender Michael DiPietro started his first game for the 67’s and helped them win the first ever Alexandra Cup against the Gatineau Olympiques.
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Ottawa 67’s Make Blockbuster Trade For Star Goalie Michael DiPietro

Ottawa 67’s Make Blockbuster Trade For Star Goalie Michael DiPietro

On Tuesday morning, without disrupting their current lineup, they made a blockbuster trade to acquire elite goaltender Michael DiPietro.
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Politics

Canadian Government Should Intervene - Huawei Executive Meng Wanzhou Should be Released Immediately

Canadian Government Should Intervene - Huawei Executive Meng Wanzhou Should be Released Immediately

Canada is being used as a pawn in U.S. China rift after Huawei CFO, Meng Wanzhou, was arrested by Canadian officials in Vancouver. 

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Inter-provincial trade barriers are a national embarrassment – but we can work together to change that

Inter-provincial trade barriers are a national embarrassment – but we can work together to change that

Removing barriers to interprovincial trade will be the focus of a First Ministers meeting in December and Prime Minister Trudeau has flagged the issue as “a massive priority.”
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The Emperor Has No Clothes  

The Emperor Has No Clothes  

The NDP are in freefall. With just ten months until the next election the question for many party members is whether or not they should jettison Jagmeet Singh now and bring back...
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Fashion

A beginners guide to sustainable shopping

A beginners guide to sustainable shopping

While one can never be entirely certain they are making the “right” choice, more and more consumers are adopting ethical shopping practices in an effort to reduce harm done to the planet.
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Haircuts and Colors In Style This Winter

Haircuts and Colors In Style This Winter

Change of season usually prompts change and many women choose to revamp their look. Here are some trendy haircuts and colors to try out this season if you are looking for a change!
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 Trendy Coats To Consider Buying This Winter

Trendy Coats To Consider Buying This Winter

It’s hard to express your style and individuality when winter hits hard. Don’t let the cold put a damper on your style, and instead express it through your coat this season!
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Business

Calling Ottawa: Kanata is the goose that laid the golden egg  

Calling Ottawa: Kanata is the goose that laid the golden egg  

It would be foolhardy to not do everything possible to expedite transit infrastructure from the city's core to Canada’s hi-tech centre.
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What is the importance of rewarding your customers

What is the importance of rewarding your customers

If you want to grow your business, you have to create rewards into your customer interaction. Rewards can be anything such as discounts, gifts, and points, but they play a big role in keeping those customers sticking to your brand.
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The Ottawa Skin Clinic welcomes new services amidst expansion

The Ottawa Skin Clinic welcomes new services amidst expansion

By remaining at the forefront of patient care, professionalism and the most up-to-date treatment protocols, the Ottawa Skin Clinic continues to set itself apart from others.
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Food & Wine

Queen St. Fare is Ottawa’s Hot, New Hub for Food and Music

Queen St. Fare is Ottawa’s Hot, New Hub for Food and Music

Ottawa’s food scene has entered a new era! Queen St. Fare, Ottawa’s very first food hall, opened its doors to the public last Friday and is already receiving much buzz.
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Turning the spirits world upside down

Turning the spirits world upside down

Since its first spirits run in 2015, Top Shelf Distillers continues to rebel against the generic distillery mould.
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Cheesin and Pleasin at Ottawa’s Very Own Cheese Soirée

Cheesin and Pleasin at Ottawa’s Very Own Cheese Soirée

Ottawa’s very own Cheese Soirée introduced guests to a roomful of new up-and-coming businesses with exciting things happening. Here are some of the interesting things that we discovered!
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Travel

Most Charming Christmas Markets in the World

Most Charming Christmas Markets in the World

Many countries share their appreciation for the special day through Christmas festivals. We bring you a list of some of the biggest Christmas festivals from around the world!
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Adventure Canada Returns to Emerald Isle in 2019

Adventure Canada Returns to Emerald Isle in 2019

After 7 years of waiting, from June 9 – June 20, 2019 guests can visit Tory Island, the Cliffs of Moher, Belfast, and plenty other destinations in between with the return of the Ireland Circumnavigation.
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Paradise Awaits at Magical Mahekal Beach Resort

Paradise Awaits at Magical Mahekal Beach Resort

Refreshing swims, beachfront hammock snoozes, chic dining, Spanish guitar melodies, 5th Avenue shopping sprees, lush gardens and pampering spas are just a few of the things awaiting you here at Playa del Carmen’s authentic Mexican resort hotel.
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Health

A healthy body for a healthy life – 3 secrets to happiness

A healthy body for a healthy life – 3 secrets to happiness

People often say that they should be mentally fit and healthy to lead a happy life. As much as that is true, it is also crucial that you keep yourself healthy physically too.
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Top 4 Reasons to Find the Right Family Dentist

Top 4 Reasons to Find the Right Family Dentist

You wouldn’t dream of going without a family doctor. Why would it be acceptable to not have a family dentist?
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Bill to restrict junk food marketing to kids may be falling victim to industry  bullying

Bill to restrict junk food marketing to kids may be falling victim to industry bullying

Final Senate vote for Bill S-228 being intentionally delayed, putting business before children’s health.
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Homes & Neighbourhoods

BEST OF OTTAWA 2018: Home Improvement and Design

BEST OF OTTAWA 2018: Home Improvement and Design

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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Black wallpaper design ideas for everyone

Black wallpaper design ideas for everyone

It's time to take advantage of your interior renovation project ideas and put them in motion! Here, are four black wallpaper designs for the bathroom as well as the bedroom.
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BEST OF OTTAWA 2018: Neighbourhoods

BEST OF OTTAWA 2018: Neighbourhoods

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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Good Reads

Bowling Tips for Beginners - How to Bowl Better

Bowling Tips for Beginners - How to Bowl Better

If you want to be on your way to hitting that 300 or you’re just tired of bowling into air, these tips will help you improve your score and have you knocking down pins in no time.
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Reasons for Eating Frozen Fruits Instead of Fresh Fruits

Reasons for Eating Frozen Fruits Instead of Fresh Fruits

These reasons will convince you that choosing to eat frozen fruits is a good idea.
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4 Examples of Dental Work You May Need as The Years Pass

4 Examples of Dental Work You May Need as The Years Pass

From the first tooth that comes in when you’re a child to the last one that has to be pulled during your retirement years, you will need dental care. Here are four types of work you are likely to need at some point.
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Reviews

Best albums of 2018

Best albums of 2018

As we go through our favourite albums from across the year, we're highlighting artists that made us fall in love with music again while innovating in one way or another.
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Album Reviews: December 3, 2018

Album Reviews: December 3, 2018

#OLMMusic reviews new releases from Thom Yorke, Josephine Leone, Julia Holter, The Reverb Syndicate and Robyn.
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Album Reviews: November 26, 2018

Album Reviews: November 26, 2018

#OLMMusic looks at new releases from Graham Van Pelt, JAD, Lil Yachty, Wottss and Joji.
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Best Picks

Lee Valley Premium Leathercraft Multi-purpose Kit

Lee Valley Premium Leathercraft Multi-purpose Kit

 Lee Valley’s premium leathercraft kit teaches you the skills of leatherworking and leaves you with a versatile and practical one-of-a-kind gift.
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Give the gift of touchably smooth skin with Veet Sensitive Precision Beauty Style Expert

Give the gift of touchably smooth skin with Veet Sensitive Precision Beauty Style Expert

They say the best things come in small packages! This year, give the gift of Veet Sensitive Precision Beauty Style Expert - the #1 women's electric trimmer in Canada.
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Suntory Whisky Toki your Answer to Holiday Gifting and Entertaining

Suntory Whisky Toki your Answer to Holiday Gifting and Entertaining

Discover the vivid blend where old meets new Japan with Suntory Whisky Toki.
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