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Maria Alejandra

Features Writer

María A. Gamboa is an Internationalist with experience in business sector such as foreign trade, business lobbying, intercultural business and public relations
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Signatures Show: Canadian Handmade Live

Signatures Show: Canadian Handmade Live

Photos by Maria Alejandra Bill Reddick shows off one of his ceramic pieces. In its 35th Anniversary, the Signatures Show brings to Ottawa a new generation of skilled Canadian craftspeople. Over 180 of Canada’s most talented artists, artisans, and designers will be interacting with shoppers [...]

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Book Review: The Cinderella Campaign

Book Review: The Cinderella Campaign

The Cinderella Campaign • First Canadian Army and the Battles for the Channel Ports By Mark Zuehlke 480 pages • ISBN 978-1-77162-089-5 The story of how First Canadian Army opened the way to the Allied victory in World War II, in the twelfth installment of the bestselling Canadian Battle [...]

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Flapjack's Canadian Diner: experiencing the real Canadian tradition!

Flapjack's Canadian Diner: experiencing the real Canadian tradition!

Photos by Andre Gagne Canada, as a multicultural country, has several restaurants which represent and reproduce those cultures. But, of course, we can't forget the Canadian culture. That could sound quite obvious, we know, but when you realized that you had tried Asian, Indian, Latin but not [...]

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Mayor and Starbucks Serve Up Jobs For Ottawa Youth

Mayor and Starbucks Serve Up Jobs For Ottawa Youth

Photos by Maria Alejandra Starbucks Canada, in partnership with the Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa, the City of Ottawa Employment Ontario Centre, the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development and the provincial government, have announced that they are committing 10 per cent of its store [...]

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Memories and teachings of a trip through Egypt

Memories and teachings of a trip through Egypt

Egypt is a border area. In its splendid lands, crossed by one of the most wonderful rivers of the planet, covering multiple cultural realities. It has one of the most important Greco-Roman and Judeo-Christian traditions in the world. This is evident only for those travelers who enjoy aesthetic sensibility [...]

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Book Review: F- Bomb • Dispatches from the War on Feminism

Book Review: F- Bomb • Dispatches from the War on Feminism

F- Bomb • Dispatches from the War on Feminism By Lauren McKeon 240 pages • ISBN 978-0-86492-994-5 Why are women leading the fight against feminism and women’s rights? It is a dirty word, a quaint relic of the 1960s, a flawed movement that centres on heterosexual, white experiences. [...]

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Montfort Hospital's Gets Hearts Beating With New CT Scanner

Montfort Hospital's Gets Hearts Beating With New CT Scanner

Photos by Maria Gamboa Montfort made public its Cardiac Computed Tomography (CT) Scanner on Thursday, November 2. Although the CT Scanner was in use for the past several weeks and was functioning at three-quarters of its capacity; it is now accessible to the region’s population.This simple, [...]

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Xinjiang Culture Exchange Delegation Visits Ottawa

Xinjiang Culture Exchange Delegation Visits Ottawa

A delegation from China's Xinjiang Autonomous Region visited Ottawa on October 31 to exchange views on the latest economic, social and cultural development as well as the Belt and Road construction in Xinjiang region. The purpose also was to promote the understanding of Xinjiang autonomous region [...]

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Book Review: A Frenchwoman’s Guide to Sex After Sixty

Book Review: A Frenchwoman’s Guide to Sex After Sixty

A Frenchwoman’s Guide to Sex After Sixty By Marie de Hennezel 208 pages • ISBN 978-1-77164-334-4 Nearly fifty percent of over 65s still crave sexual pleasure, yet only 12 percent regularly achieve it. Internationally renowned French psychologist Marie de Hennezel offers a bold vision [...]

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The Kinki Lounge Kitchen: a special and simple cocktail to enjoy this fall!

The Kinki Lounge Kitchen: a special and simple cocktail to enjoy this fall!

Photos by Andre Gagne The Kinki Lounge Kitchen, located in the heart of the Byward Market, is the premier restaurant destination for great food, spirits, and fun! Its modern and airy atmosphere provides an outdoor terrace to add to the leisurely ambiance. Kinki Lounge’s cutting-edge décor [...]

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