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Vichy Introduces Repairing Eye Booster, Minéral 89 Eyes

Vichy Introduces Repairing Eye Booster, Minéral 89 Eyes

Inspired by Vichy’s best-selling Minéral 89, we’re excited to share their newest and this year’s biggest launch: Minéral 89 Eyes, a repairing eye booster that prevents and reduces the appearance of fine lines and dark circles caused by lack of sleep and dehydration. How [...]

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BEST OF OTTAWA 2019: Bike & Sports Shops

BEST OF OTTAWA 2019: Bike & Sports Shops

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. In this weekly series, we’ll share our picks with you - our top hotels, live music venues, local brews, bands and more. Check, share and discuss #OLMBest every week! [...]

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Elevate Your Backyard Barbecue with Timeless Flavours from duBreton

Elevate Your Backyard Barbecue with Timeless Flavours from duBreton

Barbecue season is just around the corner and it’s time to start thinking about how you can celebrate the long-awaited, warmer weather that signals the start of summer! There’s more to grilling than burgers and hot dogs and Canada’s leading all-pork specialist is here to remind us of [...]

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BEST OF OTTAWA 2019: Pubs & Taverns

BEST OF OTTAWA 2019: Pubs & Taverns

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. In this weekly series, we’ll share our picks with you - our top hotels, live music venues, local brews, bands and more. Check, share and discuss #OLMBest every week! [...]

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Democracy Watch gives Trudeau Liberal government an F in accountability and transparency

Democracy Watch gives Trudeau Liberal government an F in accountability and transparency

Yesterday, as the Open Government Partnership Global Summit was being held in Ottawa, Democracy Watch issued its report card on the Trudeau Liberal open government record. Not surprisingly, the report card gives the Liberals an overall F grade. The excessive secrecy problems with the Trudeau Liberal [...]

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BEST OF OTTAWA 2019: Spots for Kids

BEST OF OTTAWA 2019: Spots for Kids

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. In this weekly series, we’ll share our picks with you - our top hotels, live music venues, local brews, bands and more. Check, share and discuss #OLMBest every week! [...]

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BEST OF OTTAWA 2019: Casual Dining

BEST OF OTTAWA 2019: Casual Dining

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. In this weekly series, we’ll share our picks with you - our top hotels, live music venues, local brews, bands and more. Check, share and discuss #OLMBest every week! [...]

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BEST OF OTTAWA 2019: Vegan & Vegetarian Eats

BEST OF OTTAWA 2019: Vegan & Vegetarian Eats

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. In this weekly series, we’ll share our picks with you - our top hotels, live music venues, local brews, bands and more. Check, share and discuss #OLMBest every week! [...]

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Safe by HUB6 – Smart Security System

Safe by HUB6 – Smart Security System

Moms are usually concerned about the safety of the family and protecting the home while being away is something they worry about. Today, home security systems charge ridiculous monthly fees for services that provide questionable protection. Safe by HUB6 uses the security system hardware you already have [...]

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The SNC-Lavalin saga continues as the actions of board members Kevin Lynch and Eric Siegel raise questions about ethics law

The SNC-Lavalin saga continues as the actions of board members Kevin Lynch and Eric Siegel raise questions about ethics law

Today, Democracy Watch released the letter it has sent to federal Ethics Commissioner Mario Dion, calling on him to ensure an independent ruling on the activities of Kevin Lynch and Eric D. Siegel. Kevin Lynch, Canada's former highest "public servant", is the former Clerk of the Privy Council [...]

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