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Wynne’s Win

July 3, 2014 10:00 am
Wynne’s Win

Last week we watched as Premier Kathleen Wynne and her cabinet team were sworn in at Queen’s Park. Now it is time for them to start making campaign promises a reality. Their overall goal is to create opportunities and secure futures for the people of Ontario by leading a transparent […]

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The CS540 Wireless Headset System

July 2, 2014 11:31 am
The CS540 Wireless Headset System

Another CS family headed for the best-seller list. Plantronics legendary CS family is setting a new wireless standard for desk phone communication with the CS500™ Series. The system features the lightest DECT™ headset on the market*, a streamlined design and improved performance all with the same reliability for hands-free productivity […]

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Pucker Up

June 24, 2014 11:00 am
Pucker Up

Intense colour, 3D shine and a hydrating finish, without the tingle—all of this lip-lovin’ is packed into the Sexy Mother Pucker Gloss Sticks from Soap & Glory. The collagen-boosting pre-peptides will leave your lips looking full and plump. Available at Shoppers Drug Mart. www.soapandglory.com

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Summer Sipping

June 20, 2014 1:02 pm
Summer Sipping

Here’s something new to sip on this summer, Place In The Sun, a South African Shiraz. An intense garnet colour with flashes of ruby, this generous-bodied wine has juicy red berry notes with hints of smokiness on the nose and red fruits melded with pepper flavours on the palate. Place […]

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Moen shower

June 17, 2014 11:00 am
Moen shower

Say no to temperature shocks in the shower with Moen’s Bayhill chrome shower with PosiTemp® pressure- balancing control valve. Not only does it allow you to maintain water temperature but the sleek-looking lever handle makes adjusting the temperature easy. With a beautiful chrome finish and a limited lifetime warranty, it […]

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Relief for Cramped Fingers

June 16, 2014 9:19 am
Relief for Cramped Fingers

Whether you’re killing time on the couch or sealing the deal after a big presentation, take control of your device with FAVI’s Bluetooth Wireless Keyboard. Connect to your PC, tablet, or phone, and enjoy quick and accurate typing, without cramping your hands or fingers. Featuring backlit keys and a touchpad […]

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Beauty and innovation

June 13, 2014 10:50 am
Beauty and innovation

For 75 years, Moen has been a leading influence in the plumbing industry. Renowned for products with beauty and innovation, Moen delivers reliability with a sleek and sophisticated design. The mirror-like chrome finish on the Fina chrome two-handle high arc bathroom faucet is an effortless addition to any style you’ve […]

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Give your Look a Polish

June 12, 2014 1:50 pm
Give your Look a Polish

Make everyone marvel at your summer manicure with new nail polish collections from GOSH and QUO by ORLY. The soft pale hues and the pops of pink and purple from the spring 2014 collection by QUO will make you forget the blues of winter. They are free of DBP, formaldehyde […]

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Father’s Day Gift Guide

June 11, 2014 2:45 pm
Father’s Day Gift Guide

It’s always difficult choosing what dad loves best, or what he will actually use. With Father’s Day around the corner, OLM is here to help! Father’s Day is the time to celebrate the importance of Dad so let’s show him how special he is. Take a look at our Father’s […]

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Classic Rocks

May 22, 2014 2:05 pm
Classic Rocks

EXTRAVAGANT JEWELRY DESIGNER ANDREA KOLPASKA BRINGS NATURE’S BEAUTY TO OTTAWA Raw gemstones and extravagant yet delicate designs is the down-to-earth opulence that you’ll find in her creations. The designs are made with the finest quality materials to create her diverse collection of brooches, pendants, necklaces, earrings and bracelets. Each Originals […]

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Wild for Kilambi

May 6, 2014 11:55 am
Wild for Kilambi

Inject a splash of colour in your spring/summer wardrobe with an African print piece from Kilambi. Based in Nairobi and Ottawa, each piece is manufactured ethically in Kenya, before making its way to Canada. PHOTOGRAPHER: James Park jamesparkphoto.com STYLISTS: Kimberly Lochhead & Alessandra Gerebizza ASSISTED BY: Natalie Burns HAIR AND […]

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Soda Stream Genesis

May 5, 2014 12:47 pm
Soda Stream Genesis

Completely customize your beverage into carbonated goodness that everyone will enjoy. Simply carbonate the water and add any flavouring you choose, even fresh fruit juice. You can control the fizz so each drink has the perfect amount of bubbles. Enjoy your fresh carbonated water at your convenience as the machine […]

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Talent Nation Brings the Superstar Experience to Ottawa

March 27, 2014 2:40 pm
Talent Nation Brings the Superstar Experience to Ottawa

Calling all Ottawa performers! Open auditions for Talent Nation will be held at the Novotel Hotel on April 26th from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Talent Nation will host an eclectic mix of musical and music-related performers, from singer and dancers, to rappers and specialty performers. It’s a competition geared […]

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Epic Blend: Protecting Your Lips The Natural Way

March 25, 2014 10:58 am
Epic Blend: Protecting Your Lips The Natural Way

Who knows chapped lips better than Canadians? Epic Blend, a West Kelowna, BC company has been in the business since 2007. Epic Blend offers an all natural solution and for chapped lips.  These premium lip palms are petroleum free and made from organic sunflower seed oil, hemp seed oil, and […]

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Inspiring Youth: Growing We Day Movement Hits Ottawa April 9th

March 20, 2014 1:03 pm
Inspiring Youth: Growing We Day Movement Hits Ottawa April 9th

Lazy, unmotivated, and weak are a few of the stereotypical characteristics that unfortunately define our youth. It might come as a surprise that 10,000 students are expect to be in attendance at the Canadian Tire Centre for National We Day on April 9th, an event to encourage youth to lead […]

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St. Patrick’s Day: What Is Left of the Origin?

March 17, 2014 11:40 am
St. Patrick’s Day: What Is Left of the Origin?

In honour of the holiday, commonly associated with simply drinking green beer, OLM is taking a look at the history behind the man who inspired a global day of celebration. St. Patrick was born in Britain during the fourth century AD. His birth name was actually Maewyn Succat – he […]

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Doubly Sweet: Essence Catering Wins Another Judge’s Choice Award

March 12, 2014 1:35 pm
Doubly Sweet: Essence Catering Wins Another Judge’s Choice Award

Essence Catering won its second consecutive Judge’s Choice Award this past weekend at the 10th Annual Carefor Chocolate Competition. The event was a fundraiser for Carefor and it was held at the Centurion Conference and Event Centre in Ottawa on March 8. Essence Catering entered the competition for the second […]

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