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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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Back to the Future

October 22, 2015 3:10 pm
Back to the Future

Photo by Jean-Marc Carisse. Last night Liberal leader Justin Trudeau won a majority government in a historically long three-way race. Moving into his father’s old house, Trudeau has created what many are calling Canada’s first political dynasty. The Liberals swept across Atlantic Canada early on, taking every available seat in […]

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100 Steps for Kazakhstan

September 21, 2015 2:39 pm
100 Steps for Kazakhstan

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev and WTO Director-General Roberto Azevêdo at the ceremony of the signing of the Protocol on the Accession of Kazakhstan to the WTO in Geneva on July 27, 2015. In May 2015, President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev announced one hundred concrete steps to further reform the country’s […]

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Algonquin College Is Making Waves and Winning Awards

September 18, 2015 10:50 am
Algonquin College Is Making Waves and Winning Awards

Cheryl Jensen is making an impact. Jensen became Algonquin College’s eighth President just over one year ago in August, 2014. She brought 31 years of experience as a professor, dean and vice president and a reputation for  creating strategies that responded to both industry trends and to the needs of students, employees, […]

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Remembering the Past to Look to the Future

September 14, 2015 12:57 pm
Remembering the Past to Look to the Future

This year  holds  special  significance for the world, as it marks the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II and the creation of the United Nations as well as the 70th anniversary of the victory of the Chinese People’s War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression. In May, a special plenary […]

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Vacation like a VIP

September 8, 2015 1:34 pm
Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya Hacienda Pool

Bret Michaels, international rock star and front man for the popular band Poison has teamed up with the Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya, Mexico to bring you the ultimate in rock n’ roll luxury travel. Located on the Caribbean Sea, the Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya is a music lover’s […]

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All The Above Clothing

August 24, 2015 12:12 pm
All The Above Clothing

Inspiration can be found anywhere. Dress to inspire with chic designs from All the Above Clothing. Each piece has a hidden message interwoven into each design element for flattering inspiration. Click here to learn more. 

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Netgear EX7000 Nighthawk WiFi Range Extender

August 20, 2015 12:30 pm
Netgear EX7000 Nighthawk WiFi Range Extender

Maximize your WiFi experience. The Netgear Nighthawk WiFi Range Extender boosts your connection in hard-to-reach areas. netgear.com

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