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Five Unique Ways to Enjoy Ottawa’s Nightlife

May 2, 2016 1:04 pm
Five Unique Ways to Enjoy Ottawa’s Nightlife

Clubbing and bars not your thing? Fortunately, Ottawa has so much more going on once the sun goes down. From fantastic quick food to quirky stops downtown, there’s always a way to turn your evening into a blast. We have a list of five off-the-wall things you can try in […]

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Music To Our Ears

April 15, 2016 9:00 am
Music To Our Ears

These Alfa Genus V2 headphones are high quality, refined and, well, pardon the pun, music to our ears! Lightweight and durable, Alfa Genus V2 headphones feature a unique tuning filter system that brings out the best of your favourite music genre. You can even control the highs, lows and neutrals in […]

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OICC Campaign Launches with a Leg Up on its $5 Million Goal

April 8, 2016 2:39 pm
OICC Campaign Launches with a Leg Up on its $5 Million Goal

When the Ottawa Integrative Cancer Centre launched its first major fundraising campaign on Wednesday in the Canadian Tire Centre, they had a little surprise to go along with the public announcement. “I am pleased to announce that we have now reached $1 million towards our $5 million goal,” said Bryan […]

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Second Skin

March 22, 2016 10:15 am
Second Skin

Surfs up! Take one look at these suits and it’s obvious: SlipIns are fashionable, functional and fresh. Designed to help women and children get in and out of bulky wetsuits with ease, the colourful and fun SlipIns suits can also be worn alone. Designed, tested and loved by surfers, SlipIns […]

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Contest: Go Green at the Ottawa Home and Garden Show

March 16, 2016 1:17 pm
Contest: Go Green at the Ottawa Home and Garden Show

Spring is fast approaching, and that means it’s time to dig out your trowel and dust off those gardening gloves. Ottawa Life Magazine is helping you get ready for the planting season by giving away two tickets to five lucky winners to attend the Ottawa Home and Gardening Show. To […]

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Best Picks Roundup

March 11, 2016 11:31 am
Best Picks Roundup

Catalyst Weatherproof Phone Case Stylish glasses? Check. Comfortable clothing? Check. Yummy delights? Check! It’s safe to say that our Best Picks roundup has got your gift giving for any upcoming occasion covered. Check out some of our favourite picks below. Clearly Stylish Clearly is the go-to website to find your […]

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McDonald’s Delivers Experience to Remember

March 9, 2016 3:43 pm
McDonald’s Delivers Experience to Remember

All photos courtesy of McDonald’s Canada.  With new Guest Experience Leaders, cooks, Self-Order Kiosks, table service and a hundred new ways to make your burger yours, the golden arches are looking a lot different in Ottawa. McDonald’s Canada has officially rolled out their ‘Restaurant Experience of the Future’ in 25 […]

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January 15th to 17th

January 15, 2016 1:54 pm
January 15th to 17th

Here at Ottawa Life we are always looking out for great things to do on a weekend! Check out some of the events that are happening right here in our city this weekend. TD Place Stadium, Ottawa 67’s vs. Niagara IceDogs – Jan.15th (7:00pm) This Friday, come support your local OHL […]

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Weekend Roundup for January 8th to 10th

January 8, 2016 2:21 pm
Weekend Roundup for January 8th to 10th

Canadian Museum of History, Vikings exhibit – Jan. 9th (9:30am) Vikings are definitely in vogue right now. With the History channel show of that name gearing up for its fourth season and a new Netflix series based around the famously brutal raiders just starting, there’s no better time to dive into […]

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2015 Best Picks Holiday Round Up

December 18, 2015 12:17 pm
2015 Best Picks Holiday Round Up

Oh no! Are you in gift giving limbo? Never fear, 2015 Ottawa Life Magazine’s Best Picks Holiday Round Up is here! Here are our some of our favourite Best Picks for the holidays! There is nothing wrong with sticking to a classic, and a Spalding Basketball will do the trick […]

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Explore Lake Placid, a Winter Wonderland!

December 16, 2015 1:23 pm
Explore Lake Placid, a Winter Wonderland!

Photos Courtesy of Golden Arrow Resort. Written by: Alessandra Gerebizza & Mike McEwan. Long before hosting its first winter Olympics in 1932, Lake Placid had developed a reputation as a winter destination for the active outdoor enthusiast, a character that still remains to this day. Melvil Dewey, inventor of the […]

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From Ottoman to Ottawa

December 14, 2015 4:23 pm
From Ottoman to Ottawa

Canada is a nation of immigrants with a long and proud tradition of celebrating diversity. Part of that diversity includes citizens of Turkish origin. Turks first arrived in Canada in 1901 in small numbers from the Ottoman Empire, working mainly in Ontario in mining and logging camps. However, deteriorating relations between the Ottoman Empire and […]

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The Five Downtown Hot Chocolates You Have to Try Before Christmas

December 11, 2015 1:56 pm
The Five Downtown Hot Chocolates You Have to Try Before Christmas

The Ministry of Coffee’s nutty Nutella hot chocolate. Photo by Samantha Lapierre. We’ve all said it, there’s nothing better than a hot chocolate on a cold day. A good cup warms you from your fingers to your toes and can provide a head-spinning sugar rush or a stomach settling heartiness. […]

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Cobble Beach: Georgian Bay’s Extraordinary Waterfront Golf Resort Community

November 23, 2015 2:51 pm
Cobble Beach: Georgian Bay’s Extraordinary Waterfront Golf Resort Community

Written by: Alessandra Gerebizza & Mike McEwan. Upon turning onto Cobble Beach Drive you will get your first glimpse of the hidden gem that will keep you talking and coming back for years to come. From that first turn, a sense of relaxation and purpose should begin to enter your body as you are […]

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Great Britain and Ireland – A Contiki Adventure Part 2

November 6, 2015 1:01 pm
Great Britain and Ireland – A Contiki Adventure Part 2

Above: The Cliffs of Moher, County Clare, Ireland The final part of our three week Contiki adventure was Ireland, where the Craig is Mighty! And where you will find a pub on literally every street corner. We arrived in Dublin, jittery and excited after a three hour ferry ride across the […]

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Chanel Fragrances

November 5, 2015 1:13 pm
Chanel Fragrances

Everyone knows that you can’t go wrong with a classic. Chanel No. 5 is the iconic feminine fragrance for women. The perfume, with top notes of ylang-ylang, heart notes of jasmine, and base notes of sandalwood will make any woman feel like a goddess. For men, Bleu de Chanel offers […]

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Great Britain and Ireland, A Contiki Adventure – Part 1

November 4, 2015 1:58 pm
Great Britain and Ireland, A Contiki Adventure – Part 1

Above: Ruins of Hadrians Wall, England Great Britain and Ireland are popular destinations for travelers from all around the world. These two European islands, settled in the North Atlantic Ocean, have so much to offer both for tourists seeking out popular destinations and off-the-beaten-track travelers. Great Britain is made up of four […]

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