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‘Unholy Night’ a Frightfully Festive Triumph for Ottawa Filmmakers

‘Unholy Night’ a Frightfully Festive Triumph for Ottawa Filmmakers

While there is no doubt that, I love film I am especially fond of local filmmakers. I have a special place in my heart for not only Canadian filmmakers, but also ones from Ottawa. I appreciate the challenges of getting a movie made and think it is great that, once it’s completed, it can be shown [...]

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Film Review: Unholy Night

Film Review: Unholy Night

Synopsis: The heart racing story of a nurse working the night shift on Christmas Eve, as she befriends an elderly patient who weaves a wicked set of tales about the most wonderful time of the year. Stars: Jennifer Allanson, Candice Lidstone, Julie Mainville, Vanessa Bloomfield Director: Kristian [...]

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Film Review: Star Wars -The Last Jedi

Film Review: Star Wars -The Last Jedi

Synopsis: Having taken her first steps into the Jedi world, Rey joins Luke Skywalker on an adventure with Leia, Finn and Poe that unlocks mysteries of the Force and secrets of the past. Stars: Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaacs, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher Director: Rian Johnson

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Turn holiday madness into a stress-free celebration

Turn holiday madness into a stress-free celebration

Welcome to Day 15 of the 25 Days of Ottawa Life Christmas Calendar. We’ll be updating with a new treat daily so be sure to keep checking under the OLM Tree to see what’s new. This December, check off your holiday to-do list in style, all while balancing your family, friends and [...]

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HealthPartners Celebrates Canadian Medical Research Excellence in ‘150’ Report More Than Microscopes

HealthPartners Celebrates Canadian Medical Research Excellence in ‘150’ Report More Than Microscopes

When it comes to medical research advances that have saved millions of lives of people around the world, not just across our vast country, Canada packs a remarkable punch. HealthPartners’ tribute report to Canada’s 150th anniversary, More Than Microscopes: The Difference Canadians Make [...]

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Out & About: December 15-21, 2017

Out & About: December 15-21, 2017

“A Canadian Christmas” – Stairwell Carollers Christmas concert at Knox Presbyterian Church, Dec 15 Join us as we celebrate 40 years of singing in the National Capital Region, with a nod to Canada’s 150th too! A gala concert of beautiful Christmas carols, all composed or arranged [...]

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Julie and the Wrong Guys Find The Right Fit

Julie and the Wrong Guys Find The Right Fit

After over a decade of her solo career, people might forget how gritty Julie Doiron once was in the 90's with Eric's Trip. After recruiting a crew of strong Canadian rockers for a backing band in 2011, Doiron dubbed her tour as Julie and the Wrong Guys. Fast forward, and members Eamon McGrath, [...]

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Butterflies Take Flight at the Canadian Museum of Nature

Butterflies Take Flight at the Canadian Museum of Nature

Photos by Kat Walcott / Feature image Pixabay Though temperatures in Ottawa have been frigid over the past few days, the Canadian Museum of Nature is keeping things hot and tropical with their stunning new exhibit “Butterflies in Flight.” It is definitely one you and your family do not [...]

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J and J Gibberish: Star Wars The Last Jedi?  Thankfully Not!

J and J Gibberish: Star Wars The Last Jedi?  Thankfully Not!

NOTE: Some spoilers abound so if you haven't seen the film yet read with risk, you will! We may not have the chance to wear Chewbacca socks to meetings with international leaders like our Star Wars fanatic Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, but Jacob and I are nevertheless enormous Star Wars fans. [...]

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PlayOLG and the future of Provincial Online Casinos

PlayOLG and the future of Provincial Online Casinos

It has been almost two years since the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Commission launched their online casino platform, PlayOLG.ca. The promises at the time were lofty. PlayOLG.ca would offer Ontario residents a safe and exciting platform to gamble online that would also return significant money to the taxpayers [...]

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