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Isabel Payne

Director of Operations

Isabel is the Director of Operations at Ottawa Life Magazine. She has a vast love of languages and is currently studying Thai and Italian. When not directing operations, Isabel can be found trying to bribe her canine BFF into posing for her camera or spending quality gaming time with her Xbox.
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OLM Pet of the Week Special Edition with Bad Tags- Meet Molly & Misty

OLM Pet of the Week Special Edition with Bad Tags- Meet Molly & Misty

For the week leading up for National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day, we have partnered with Freedom Dog Rescue and Bad Tags to showcase a different adoptable dog each day this week! Special thanks goes out to Bad Tags who generously supplied FDR with beautiful custom tags with the Freedom Dog logo on the back. [...]

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OLM Pet of the Week Special Edition with Bad Tags- Meet Annie

OLM Pet of the Week Special Edition with Bad Tags- Meet Annie

Photos taken by Isabel Payne. For the week leading up for National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day, we have partnered with Freedom Dog Rescue and Bad Tags to showcase a different adoptable dog each day this week! Special thanks goes out to Bad Tags who generously supplied FDR with beautiful custom tags with [...]

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OLM Pet of the Week- Meet Panmure

OLM Pet of the Week- Meet Panmure

It’s time for this week’s OLM Pet of the Week! This week we want you to meet a sweet girl who has recently discovered what a loving life the indoors life can be! Meet Panmure, a female domestic short-haired kitty who is estimated to be about two-years-old. This little lady was originally [...]

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OLM Pet of the Week- Meet Chico

OLM Pet of the Week- Meet Chico

Photos courtesy of Eastern Ontario Potcake Rescue. This week's OLM Pet of the Week has the cutest set of ears we've ever seen! This week we want you to meet Chico, a 1-year-old potcake who is looking for a forever home with the help of Eastern Ontario Potcake Rescue. Chico was rescued from [...]

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Level-Up Your Weekend at the Capital Gaming Expo!

Level-Up Your Weekend at the Capital Gaming Expo!

This weekend, indulge your inner gamer at Ottawa’s very own Capital Gaming Expo! Held on April 1st and 2nd at the Nepean Sportsplex, CGX is set to shine a spotlight on what the Canadian video game industry is all about! The annual event, which showcases all things gaming in every form, was recently [...]

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Pawsome Rescue Events to Celebrate Spring!

Pawsome Rescue Events to Celebrate Spring!

Each month, animal rescues in Ottawa host various events to raise funds to help animals in need. We’ve rounded up some of the many events happening around Ottawa where you can meet adoptable pets and the organization supporting them, peruse handmade goods, and donate to a good cause. Are we missing [...]

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OLM Pet of the Week- Meet Nuka

OLM Pet of the Week- Meet Nuka

It’s time for OLM’s Pet of the Week again and this week we want you to meet a tough little dude called Nuka. Nuka is a domestic-shorthaired kitty who is approximately one-year-old. He is currently up for adoption with Ottawa Stray Cat Rescue. This playful fellow first came into the rescue [...]

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This Year, Don’t Let Another Easter Bunny Suffer

This Year, Don’t Let Another Easter Bunny Suffer

Each year just after Easter, animal shelters and rabbit rescues get flooded with unwanted and abandoned rabbits. These are just the lucky ones. Every year, despite all the warnings online, people gift live rabbits or chickens at Easter, thinking it’s a fun and whimsical gift to give to their kids [...]

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Take a Leap into the World of Video Games at PAX East 2017

Take a Leap into the World of Video Games at PAX East 2017

Photos taken by Isabel Payne. Logo belongs to PAX East. Each year, tens of thousands of gaming fans descend upon Boston for a weekend of sublime overindulgence on all things video games. What began in 2004 as a smallish convention in Bellevue, Washington dedicated towards gaming, has blown up over [...]

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OLM Pet of the Week- Meet George

OLM Pet of the Week- Meet George

It’s time for this week’s Pet of the Week, where we feature adoptable animals in Ottawa, and this week we’re excited to introduce you to George! This sweet boy is a 1.5-year-old Husky/Shepherd mix who is looking for a forever home with the help of Freedom Dog Rescue. George is a [...]

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