Anna Jonas

Features Writer / Marketing

Anna is the Head of Social Media, a Features Writer and a member of the Digital Marketing Team at Ottawa Life Magazine. A recent graduate of Dalhousie University and the Columbia Publishing Course, she intends on pursuing a career in publishing and writes for a number of blogs and websites across Canada and the United States. Anna is most likely to be seen planning her next trip abroad or researching the best new vegan haunts in Ottawa. In her down time, she enjoys good books and baking up a storm.

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BEST OF OTTAWA 2018: Hotels

BEST OF OTTAWA 2018: Hotels

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 [...]

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Breaking Out of the Box

Breaking Out of the Box

Photo credit: Ameesha Joshi and Anna Sarkissianset Everyone loves an underdog story. However, when Montreal directors and producers Ameesha Joshi and Anna Sarkissianset set out to make their first feature-length film, they had no idea it would become an award-winning documentary. The idea for [...]

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Get Down for a Good Cause at Broadview's Family Dance

Get Down for a Good Cause at Broadview's Family Dance

Looking for something fun to do this weekend that works for the whole family? Up for supporting local children and helping students get the education they need to succeed? This is one community event that you don’t want to miss. Broadview Avenue Public School's School Council is hosting [...]

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Spray-Net: Bringing long-lasting quality to your door

Spray-Net: Bringing long-lasting quality to your door

Have you ever wanted to spruce up your home’s windows or doors with a fresh coat of paint only to be disappointed when it starts to peel a few seasons later? Thought about modernizing your exterior finishes but struggled to come to terms with the cost of replacing them? Spring is here and it’s [...]

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Daalder Leisure Cabins: The Best Kind of Cabin Fever

Daalder Leisure Cabins: The Best Kind of Cabin Fever

Cottage life could be called a Canadian institution. Summers spent in a cozy cabin with friends and family making memories to last a lifetime are practically a national pastime. But what if you could bring that kind of outdoor entertainment to your very own home? Arie Daalder, founder and owner of [...]

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The Holistic Picture

The Holistic Picture

Photo credit: Anna Jonas Living a healthy, natural lifestyle has never been more popular. We now live in a culture where wellness retreats are the new hot ticket, and water-cooler talk has evolved from office gossip to dermatologist recommendations. But health is about more than just prescriptions [...]

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Darlene Kulig: Making the Rainbow Connection

Darlene Kulig: Making the Rainbow Connection

There’s something about art that can truly transport you. The work of certain artists can make you feel a depth of emotion, take you to far-away places or make you remember a time in your life that you thought you’d forgotten. Darlene Kulig is one of those artists. Though Kulig always [...]

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“Privilege is Not Just for the Privileged" - The Boys and Girls Clubs Take a Stand

“Privilege is Not Just for the Privileged" - The Boys and Girls Clubs Take a Stand

Yesterday, the Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada nationally released a brand new public service announcement in collaboration with Toronto idea shop Mackie Biernacki highlighting the impact, importance and necessity of the Clubs’ work in improving the lives of kids across Canada. With versions [...]

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Vegans of Ottawa – Gabrielle Lizée-Prynne

Vegans of Ottawa – Gabrielle Lizée-Prynne

In this series, we chat with vegans from around the region to find out what it’s like to be plant-based in Ottawa, discovering tips and tricks for living a like a local - vegan style. University student Gabrielle Lizée-Prynne has been a vegan for just over three years Though she is originally [...]

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Welcome to the Dolls’ House

Welcome to the Dolls’ House

“I must stand on my own two feet if I'm to get to know myself and the world outside.” – A Doll’s House by Henrik Ibsen They may go by the name of dolls, but don’t be fooled – these women are no playthings. This Saturday, May 12th from 6:00-9:00 PM, The [...]

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