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Xtreem QuadForce Video Drone

September 22, 2014 1:06 pm
Xtreem QuadForce Video Drone

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s a flying video drone! From Swann comes the Xtreem QuadForce Video Drone. Shoot video from up in the air using a remote control and QuadForce’s 360 degree flying experience—whether indoors or outdoors. With a built-in camera and footage stored on a MicroSD card, […]

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Top 25 People in the Capital 2014

September 18, 2014 2:00 pm
Top 25 People in the Capital 2014

by Marie Waine, Janice Dickson & Caleigh DiNicolantonio. Our list of the TOP 25 people in the Capital reflects a small sampling of the citizens who lead and make our community better. While honourees differ greatly in vocation and social circumstance, they share a commonality: With the odd exception, they […]

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Bring on the Beats: Coloud Speakers

September 17, 2014 12:08 pm
Bring on the Beats: Coloud Speakers

Are you like the millions of people who think music makes any day just a little bit better? I know I am. I play music every day, whether it is the radio waking me up in the morning or the grooves from my iPod lulling me to sleep at night. […]

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Rise Gear: A Spot for Everything

September 16, 2014 12:00 pm
Rise Gear: A Spot for Everything

How many times have you gone on a trip only to unpack your suitcase and find your clothes in a wrinkled mess? With Rise Gear, your wardrobe can remain wrinkle-free! The secret? These travel bags feature built-in, collapsible shelving so clothing can lay, and remain, flat. When you reach your […]

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Flame On Grill Lovers

September 10, 2014 12:00 pm
Flame On Grill Lovers

Now that prime barbecue months are over, your backyard grill is probably worn-out. Help kick start it for these last few weeks of the grilling season with the BBQ Dragon. Clip the BBQ Dragon to any surface near your grill or fire pit, turn the knob to the desired amount […]

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A Northern Feast

September 9, 2014 2:17 pm
A Northern Feast

Now that the weather is cooling down, it is time for our kitchens to heat up! Is it possible to create a delicious meal using ingredients found in our own backyard? The Boreal Gourmet’s Michele Genest knows it is. Follow Genest as she brings you The Boreal Feast — a […]

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Smooth Summer Sipping

September 5, 2014 11:00 am
Smooth Summer Sipping

Tobermory 10 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky has a smooth, velvety feel. Your taste buds will rejoice when they get the hints of malt, gingerbread and fruit, creating a medium sweetness. Complement your whisky with salted caramels to enhance the sweetness, warmth and full flavours of your new favourite […]

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Smart Technology in Window Coverings

September 2, 2014 9:16 am
Smart Technology in Window Coverings

Award Winning Krumpers Solar Blinds will not only provide a crystal clear view, but Krumpers blinds will reduce your energy consumption by up to 40 per cent. A unique Canadian technology. For more information on this modern, sleek and energy-efficient solution to window treatments, visit krumpers.ca or call 613-864-4921 for […]

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Summer Reading

August 26, 2014 11:52 am
Summer Reading

Be sure to add Ottawa Stories: Trials and Triumphs in Bytown History, by Clifford Scott to your summer reading list. A collection of historical vignettes will take you on a journey through Ottawa as it once was to where it stands now. Read about the devastation of fires and diseases […]

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Running Essentials

August 19, 2014 11:32 am
Running Essentials

Wireless & Waterpoof Listen wirelessly to music on your iPhone, iPod or iPad without the hassle of bothersome wires. Not only are the PUMP headphones convenient, but they also shield water, salt, dust and sweat. If you’re not already sold, the PUMP sportbuds provide HD audio sound to enhance blasting […]

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Ottawa’s Summer Festivals 2014 in Pictures

August 13, 2014 2:15 pm
Ottawa’s Summer Festivals 2014 in Pictures
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Ottawa – Astana Dialogue Strengthens

July 29, 2014 10:01 am
Ottawa – Astana Dialogue Strengthens

Over 20 years ago, Kazakhstan and Canada established diplomatic relations to promote political dialogue. The importance of regular contact was underlined in a joint statement between Kazakhstan’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Erlan Idrissov and Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister, the Hon. John Baird back in November, 2013 during his official visit […]

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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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