Life in the Root Canal: The Tunes, Towns, and Times of "Stormin'" Norman Doucette Expanded Ottawa Art Gallery Set to Spotlight 6,500 Years of Regional Art Ottawa Fury FC look to get season and future on track in home opener this weekend Balance Calories – A success story of Canadian beverage sector Innovation Perkins+Will Open Up the Bank of Canada with Renewal NO SHAME: The Desperate Wynne Government Is Now Making Stuff Up on Doug Ford
 

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Life in the Root Canal: The Tunes, Towns, and Times of "Stormin'" Norman Doucette

Life in the Root Canal: The Tunes, Towns, and Times of "Stormin'" Norman Doucette

Tales of The Man From Tignish Shore!
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Head to the NAC for a Hit of Hip Hop

Head to the NAC for a Hit of Hip Hop

Looking for something to do this weekend?  Head to the NAC for a hit of hip hop and theatre.
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When the Government Says It’s Ok, How Do Parents Say No?

When the Government Says It’s Ok, How Do Parents Say No?

Sitting at the kitchen table, I asked my teenagers their thoughts on making pot legal.

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Top Stories

Expanded Ottawa Art Gallery Set to Spotlight 6,500 Years of Regional Art

Expanded Ottawa Art Gallery Set to Spotlight 6,500 Years of Regional Art

The Capital’s cultural landscape is about to see an elevation. Five floors, to be exact.
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Perkins+Will Open Up the Bank of Canada with Renewal

Perkins+Will Open Up the Bank of Canada with Renewal

“The idea was to create bleachers for the theatre of urban life.”
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NO SHAME: The Desperate Wynne Government Is Now Making Stuff Up on Doug Ford

NO SHAME: The Desperate Wynne Government Is Now Making Stuff Up on Doug Ford

As the old adage says, you are entitled to your opinion, but not to the facts.
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Arts & Events

Life in the Root Canal: The Tunes, Towns, and Times of "Stormin'" Norman Doucette
ECOSPHERE Makes It Easy Being Green

ECOSPHERE Makes It Easy Being Green

On July 14 and 15 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, kiosks will be set up around the Place des Festivals for ECOSPHERE Canada discussing hot topics in environment and ecology including food, sustainable technologies, nature, eco-friendly housing and alternative health.
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OCDSB Students Team Up with Award-Winning Artist to Create an Interactive BeYou Mural at St. Laurent

OCDSB Students Team Up with Award-Winning Artist to Create an Interactive BeYou Mural at St. Laurent

Stop by St. Laurent this week and you’ll find high school students along with award-winning Columbian artist, Claudia Salguero, creating a mural for the BeYou campaign.
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Good Reads

Crafting with your kids? Tips for parents

Crafting with your kids? Tips for parents

If you ask an average three-year-old what makes slime a good slime, you might expect the response to include words like gooey, sticky, slimy and stretchy. Extra points might be awarded if an older sister considers the slime “totally gross.”
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A Functional Medicine Approach To Addressing Anxiety

A Functional Medicine Approach To Addressing Anxiety

Anxiety can significantly impact your quality of life. While the conventional medicine approach focuses on balancing neurotransmitters in the brain, a Functional Medicine approach is to look for the root cause. 
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Outdoor versus indoor allergies

Outdoor versus indoor allergies

It's officially spring, full of warmer weather, longer days and seasonal allergies. Allergies are the second most common minor ailment pharmacists get asked about, which isn't too surprising given almost a quarter of Canadians are affected.
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Sports

Ottawa Fury FC look to get season and future on track in home opener this weekend

Ottawa Fury FC look to get season and future on track in home opener this weekend

Fury FC begins the season behind in points and behind in games played.
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Ottawa Fury FC show effort and competitiveness in third loss of the season

Ottawa Fury FC show effort and competitiveness in third loss of the season

The beginning of the season has been trying for all involved with the Ottawa Fury FC.
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Senator town hall meetings fail to provide much as playoffs push on for others

Senator town hall meetings fail to provide much as playoffs push on for others

So, your team is out of the playoffs, what are you going to do with all this sudden free time?
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Health

MedicAlert bracelet gives a voice to those with autism when they need it most

MedicAlert bracelet gives a voice to those with autism when they need it most

The silver identification bracelet that indicates an existing condition to first responders has been a valuable tool for decades.
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Clever weight-loss tips to help you succeed

Clever weight-loss tips to help you succeed

For any amount of weight you may want to lose, starting can be the hardest part. But you can set yourself up for success by creating a plan. Here are some tips to help you achieve and maintain a healthier weight.
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3 ways to overcome the stigma of dementia

3 ways to overcome the stigma of dementia

For many people living with a health condition, dealing with stereotypes and myths can be a significant challenge. Stigma can also prevent people from receiving an early diagnosis, seeking treatment, and having the best quality of life possible.
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Fashion

Florals Are In Fashion This Week at Bayshore Shopping Centre

Florals Are In Fashion This Week at Bayshore Shopping Centre

Fleurs de Villes has made a return to Ottawa!
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Minority exposure on social media: Fashion bloggers, inclusion, and diversity

Minority exposure on social media: Fashion bloggers, inclusion, and diversity

The blogger as model trend has been around for quite a while now, and it is time we ask whether this trend is being inclusive of all races and body types. Are minority women—that is, those who do not fit the accepted mold—being fairly represented in the social media sphere?
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Tourmaline versus Ceramic versus Ionic Curling Irons

Tourmaline versus Ceramic versus Ionic Curling Irons

You may have heard the terms tourmaline, ceramic, and ionic when it comes to your curling iron, but do you really know what these terms mean?
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Business

5 smart reasons to register your freelance gig

5 smart reasons to register your freelance gig

Whether you're a freelancer working several jobs or a hopeful entrepreneur developing a side hustle into a full-time career, registering your business as a sole proprietorship is a small but important step that can help you reap rewards.
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Should you use a personal loan for businesses?

Should you use a personal loan for businesses?

Have you ever considered taking a personal loan to drive your business?
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Top 4 Investment Havens with Regular Returns for Baby Boomers

Top 4 Investment Havens with Regular Returns for Baby Boomers

The average American in his 50s hasn’t saved enough for retirement.  In a comparative analysis of retirement savings for households between 50 and 55 and households between 56 and 61, the average savings balance stood at $124,831 and $163,577 respectively, according to statistics released by the Economic Policy Institute.
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Food & Wine

Save time on baking with this simple cupcake recipe

Save time on baking with this simple cupcake recipe

Most Canadians say they enjoy spending time baking, but wish it took less time, according to a recent survey by Becel. Try these tips to add love to your baking without taking time out of your day.

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Balance Calories – A success story of Canadian beverage sector Innovation

Balance Calories – A success story of Canadian beverage sector Innovation

The Balance Calories Initiative (BCI) is a voluntary industry-led initiative by members of the Canadian Beverage Association to reduce calories consumed from sugar-sweetened beverages per capita/per day by 20% by 2025.
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6 Foods to Avoid This Spring

6 Foods to Avoid This Spring

Spring is a very beautiful time of the year. It is the time when flowers blossom and we enjoy their lushness. But it is also a season of hosts of allergies mostly caused by pollens in the air.
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Travel

Don’t Leave Your Money Up in the Air! Get AirHelp!

Don’t Leave Your Money Up in the Air! Get AirHelp!

Get paid if you're delayed! 
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Some South Africa’s most popular outdoor locations and activities

Some South Africa’s most popular outdoor locations and activities

Africa is one of the last places on the planet which still draws a true sense of amazement and excitement as it has so much to offer visitors to the continent.
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6 Tasty Treats You Must Try When at Disneyland

6 Tasty Treats You Must Try When at Disneyland

We all know that fun rides, stunning shows, and early arrivals are the keys to having fun at Disneyland. However, there is much more the Disneyland than meets the eye.

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Politics

When the Government Says It’s Ok, How Do Parents Say No?

When the Government Says It’s Ok, How Do Parents Say No?

Sitting at the kitchen table, I asked my teenagers their thoughts on making pot legal.

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Everything you need to know about Trump’s new tariffs

Everything you need to know about Trump’s new tariffs

Last month, U.S. President Donald Trump publicly announced his intention to impose substantial taxes on imported steel and aluminium.

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Conservative Goldie Ghamari is the Smart Choice for the New Riding of Carleton

Conservative Goldie Ghamari is the Smart Choice for the New Riding of Carleton

The Ontario Provincial Conservatives have some impressive candidates running in the national capital region in the June Election. Golsa (Goldie) Ghamari is at the top of that list. She is campaigning for the seat in the newly created provincial riding of Carleton which encompasses the outer suburbs and rural areas in the east, south and west of Ottawa.
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Reviews

Head to the NAC for a Hit of Hip Hop

Head to the NAC for a Hit of Hip Hop

Looking for something to do this weekend?  Head to the NAC for a hit of hip hop and theatre.
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Album Reviews: April 17, 2018

Album Reviews: April 17, 2018

#OLMMusic takes a look at new realeases from Czarface and MF Doom, Sweet Rocket, The Weeknd, Shaun Carlo & Jeepz, and Yamantaka // Sonic Titan!
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2018 Buick Avenir: Silent Sybaritic Ride

2018 Buick Avenir: Silent Sybaritic Ride

Taking a look at Buick's new 2018 Enclave Avenir.
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Best Picks

What every home buyer needs – a pocket sized assistant

What every home buyer needs – a pocket sized assistant

Buying a new home is exciting, but also a lot of work. It involves a whole series of decisions beginning with setting your budget all the way to picking out bathroom tiles. Wouldn't it be great to have a trusted advisor to help?
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Celebrating the Earth Day with Zorah biocosmétiques’s new Products
Illuminate Your Evening Run with RunLites Mittens

Illuminate Your Evening Run with RunLites Mittens

Wouldn’t you like to stay warmer and have a way to light up those darker paths you may jaunt down during your nightly run? Here is the solution to both of these problems in the form of RunLites, warm mittens that do double duty by keeping the cold out and shining your way forward by slicing through the shadows.
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