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Madelaine Manson

Features Writer

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Uniting the Nation Through Sport

Uniting the Nation Through Sport

The collective experience of cheering on our Canadian athletes and rejoicing in their achievements cultivates a distinct sense of unity. Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame, the award-winning national museum based in Calgary, exemplifies the importance of sport in Canada. It has 12 galleries representing [...]

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Cirque du Soleil Lands in the Capital

Cirque du Soleil Lands in the Capital

Cirque du Soleil descends from the sky for seven shows in the capital, and we guarantee it will not disappoint. Landing at the Canadian Tire Centre from July 2– 5, Cirque du Soleil presents its breathtaking performance of Varekai. Varekai is set in an enchanted forest where a plethora of [...]

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Blair Animal Hospital: Customizing Pet Care

Blair Animal Hospital: Customizing Pet Care

Pets are like family. The moment they step into our lives, they hold a special place in our hearts. As pet owners, it is of utmost importance to provide them with veterinary care throughout their lives to support their health and quality of life. The team at Blair Animal Hospital is committed to [...]

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Wheelhouse Cycle: A Fresh Twist on Fitness

Wheelhouse Cycle: A Fresh Twist on Fitness

Half-workout, half-dance party, Wheelhouse Cycle is bringing something fresh to Ottawa’s fitness scene. The brand new cycling studio, located on Wellington Street West in the heart of Westboro, offers an upbeat cycling workout that can’t be found elsewhere in the city. Passionate about [...]

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Conquer Cold Weather Gloom

Conquer Cold Weather Gloom

We’ve made it through March, and with that, the official beginning of spring! But if I’ve learned anything about living in Ottawa, it’s that winter is not over until it’s over. A brutal downfall and freezing temps in the middle of spring? Not out of the question. The endless [...]

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The Natural Way: Native Artist Peter Bighetty

The Natural Way: Native Artist Peter Bighetty

For native artist Peter Bighetty, art begins with memory. Hailing from Nelson House, Manitoba, Bighetty’s family is originally from Pukatawagan Cree Nation. “Growing up I was always fishing, trapping and hunting, out and about in the wilderness. That’s where I get the ideas for most [...]

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Schitt’s Creek: A Levy Twist on TV Comedy

Schitt’s Creek: A Levy Twist on TV Comedy

Photos courtesy of CBC Something new is coming to the CBC, and it has the makings of a big hit. The highly anticipated CBC comedy Schitt’s Creek premieres tonight, Jan. 13, and with this all-star Canadian cast, we will definitely be tuning in. The show follows the filthy rich Rose family [...]

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Orange Art Gallery: Pushing Boundaries In The Capital Community

Orange Art Gallery: Pushing Boundaries In The Capital Community

Following a trip to NYC with husband and co-owner Matthew Jeffrey four years ago, Ingrid Hollander felt that Ottawa needed a contemporary gallery willing to take big risks. “We found that galleries here had a much more retail-oriented, commercial focus. We wanted to provide a cool space that [...]

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Canada's Sports Hall of Fame Profile: Elizabeth Manley

Canada's Sports Hall of Fame Profile: Elizabeth Manley

In honour of the recent Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame 2014 Induction Celebrations presented by Canadian Tire on October 22, OLM will be featuring inductees—recent and historic—in a weekly Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Profile piece. Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame aims to [...]

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Maplelea: Empowering the Canadian Girl

Maplelea: Empowering the Canadian Girl

Looking for the perfect gift for the young Canadian girl in your life? Discover the wonderful world of Maplelea dolls. Maplelea, the Newmarket-based company founded by Kathryn Morton in 2003, aims to make a difference in the lives of Canadian girls. By providing dolls that promote creativity, [...]

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