Jonathan Marshall

Features Writer

Responsible for connecting with organizations across the National Capital Region, Jonathan Marshall creates exciting and informative campaigns that introduce our readership to local businesses. Featured advertorials coupled with comprehensive social media strategies highlight the very best of Ottawa’s community, providing an intimate view of the city’s entrepreneurial environment. Jonathan has experience in cultural and entertainment news, his work in communications has been showcased at the Internet Advertising Competition for gold award winners, and has spent many years active in Ottawa’s arts community.  
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Cirque Du Soleil revives Alegria in their latest spellbinding show

Cirque Du Soleil revives Alegria in their latest spellbinding show

Aristocrats from Alegria (credit: M-A Lemire ©2019 Cirque du Soleil) There’s never been a better time to see Cirque Du Soleil, with the revival of one of their most popular shows ever to hit the stage; Alegria. Presented at the Big Top in Montreal, Alegria is the story of mysticism and [...]

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Trudeau on taxes: What has changed since Harper

Trudeau on taxes: What has changed since Harper

Since coming to power in 2015, the Trudeau government has touted their commitment to middle class Canadian families. Trying to tie together low income and secure households, they have made sweeping changes as part of their overall campaign on tax reform. So what has really changed since the Harper government? [...]

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Redesigning the Science of Personalized Art with CanvasPop

Redesigning the Science of Personalized Art with CanvasPop

Photo credit: Jordan MacDonald You can tell what sort of a company CanvasPop is creating just by walking into their office. Comfy seating, rich colours and a mix of textures with an open-concept design to remind employees that everyone here is in this together. CanvasPop is an online ecommerce business [...]

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The controversy over safe injection sites is missing the point

The controversy over safe injection sites is missing the point

The province of Ontario has recently announced a review of supervised injection site programs (colloquially termed safe injection sites), as Health Minister Christine Elliott put a hold on three planned sites in Toronto, Thunder Bay, and St. Catherines. Their reasoning echoes the sentiment felt by those [...]

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Prepared to be floored by Concrete Fusion

Prepared to be floored by Concrete Fusion

Ottawa is a hardy city that doesn't shy away when the weather turns sour. We know that the secret to surviving these winters in layer, preparation and having the right materials at the ready. If anyone in the city understands that, it's concrete fusion. Danuta Askew is a woman determined to [...]

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Looking forward from the cannabis front lines with Delta 9

Looking forward from the cannabis front lines with Delta 9

Photos courtesy: Delta 9 Where were you the moment that cannabis became legal for recreational consumption? It’s a day that is going to be ingrained in our nation's history, and while many Canadians never thought that they would see the day come, there were those who have been waiting for [...]

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How Organigram turned cannabis into an all-Canadian experience

How Organigram turned cannabis into an all-Canadian experience

By now, most of us will know someone who has purchased cannabis in the legal retail market. Whether they are your relative, colleague, or friend, if they prefer to partake in the premium brands offered across Canada then they have likely enjoyed one of Organigram’s brands. The company was the [...]

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A Clear View of the Future with Verdun Windows and Doors

A Clear View of the Future with Verdun Windows and Doors

It’s one of the most overlooked aspects of any property, yet windows play an integral role in design and home management. Determining which direction they face, how large and how many openings are placed, and (most importantly) what they are made of, interweaves through every facet of residential [...]

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“Memory Space” and the Delicate Nature of Home

“Memory Space” and the Delicate Nature of Home

All photos courtesy of Viktoriia Krasiukova Have you ever found yourself walking through an unfamiliar place? Perhaps the better question is: have you ever found yourself walking through an unfamiliar place? You may recognize a reflection in the watercolour canvases of Viktoriia Krasiukova, whose vernissage [...]

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Something in the air

Something in the air

Cannabis. Pot. Grass. Weed. Marijuana. Whatever you call it, the leafy green plant is about to go public. For most Canadians, it was a complementary part of coming-of-age for someone to offer you a toke and then puff-puff-pass it on. More than a few took it further than that first joint, but whether [...]

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