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The Best Easter Wines for Under $15

The Best Easter Wines for Under $15

As Easter approaches, stores start to pack up with shoppers keen on getting the best food and drinks to share when their family gets together. For the average person, choosing a wine that perfectly compliments your meal can be an arduous and complex task. To help you out, we've got a round up for [...]

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Ottawa Sport Hall of Fame celebrates the Ottawa Marathon with new exhibit

Ottawa Sport Hall of Fame celebrates the Ottawa Marathon with new exhibit

Photo courtesy of the Ottawa Sport Hall of Fame On May 25, 1975, a shot rang out on the campus of Carleton University. 146 runners took to the streets in a mad scramble and with that, the Ottawa Marathon was born. The rest, as they say, is history… and now, that history is chronicled in impressive [...]

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"Skinny Dipping in Canada": A Cheeky New Series By Local Painter and Sculptor, Janet K. MacKay

"Skinny Dipping in Canada": A Cheeky New Series By Local Painter and Sculptor, Janet K. MacKay

It’s that time of year again. The time when Canadians may be feeling that we’ve had enough of winter and all its snow and ice. Our thoughts turn to more balmy days, to glistening lakes and warm summer sunshine and to getting our kayaks and canoes out onto the water and our winter-weary bodies [...]

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Integrity of The Office of the Ethics Commissioner questioned after Democracy Watch confirms Dion's senior counsel is related to Liberal cabinet minister by marriage

Integrity of The Office of the Ethics Commissioner questioned after Democracy Watch confirms Dion's senior counsel is related to Liberal cabinet minister by marriage

The Office of the Ethics Commissioner recently confirmed that its acting director of investigations, Martine Richard, is the sister-in-law to a Liberal cabinet minister. Ms. Richard heads the Investigations and Legal Services division of Ethics Commissioner Mario Dion’s office, and her sister Jolène [...]

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Vote for Ottawa's Best in 2018 Ottawa Life Awards

Vote for Ottawa's Best in 2018 Ottawa Life Awards

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. For the better half of last year, we shared our top picks with you, from hotels, live music venues, local brews, museums and more! Hopefully you've been following along [...]

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Alpha Art Gallery showcases strong, female, Canadian artists

Alpha Art Gallery showcases strong, female, Canadian artists

From April 4 to 14, Alpha Art Gallery presents Pussy Power, an exhibition of bold and blazing female portraits by artists Anicko (Anick Bouchard) and Tina Cartier. Though their styles are very different, together their work captures the duality, fragility and strength of the female subject. Tina Cartier [...]

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Sebastian Professional introduces New Line Specifically Created for Curls

Sebastian Professional introduces New Line Specifically Created for Curls

Twisted Curl Styling Cream The Twisted Curl Styling Cream is a curl magnifier that polishes and defines curls without extra weight, stiffness or crunchiness. The unique Flexi-ALG Complex fights daily frizz and dryness for touchable, natural-looking definition and bounce. Twisted Curl Shampoo The Twisted [...]

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Evive Smoothie Cubes: Pure Deliciousness, No Fuss

Evive Smoothie Cubes: Pure Deliciousness, No Fuss

Life gets busy, we get it! But it’s time for a fresh start. We all want to eat healthy, but who has the time in the morning to properly prepare their smoothie? Most of us don’t have the proper blender to blend our mix, but Montreal-based Evive found a brilliant solution to healthy eating [...]

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Anderson Cooper is coming to Ottawa

Anderson Cooper is coming to Ottawa

On Sunday March 31st, Anderson Cooper is trading in his seat as anchor of CNN's "Anderson Cooper 360" for an appearance at the National Arts Centre. As part of the "Unique Lives & Experiences series, Cooper will talk about his passions, share his perspectives and answer your questions [...]

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Liberal budget loopholes allow Canada's biggest businesses to evade billions in taxes annually

Liberal budget loopholes allow Canada's biggest businesses to evade billions in taxes annually

Did you know, 102 of Canada's biggest businesses evaded paying $62.9 billion in taxes in the past 6 years alone? Today, non-partisan citizen advocacy organization, Democracy Watch, joins over 32,000 Canadians who have signed a petition calling on Finance Minister Bill Morneau to make key changes [...]

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