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Tess Durham

Co-op Student

Tess is an aspiring journalist, currently completing her final year at John McCrae Secondary School. Tess's dreams are to travel the world and write about every second of it. She can be found with her head in a book or a pen to paper, always trying to create and inspire new perspectives. Tess's passions include: every dog, tea and of course, chocolate.
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Theatre Thrives at the 1000 Islands Playhouse

Theatre Thrives at the 1000 Islands Playhouse

All photos/graphics courtesy of 1000 Islands Playhouse. The 1000 Islands Playhouse sits where local culture and some of Ontario’s most breathtaking views meet. Right now, the Gananoque theatre is gearing up for its 35th season and 10 performances that promise love, mystery, music and unforgettable [...]

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One Sweet Weekend

One Sweet Weekend

All photos by Andre Gagne. Last weekend our beautiful city hosted the first Dessert Fest. The event was the brainchild of Chelsea Boissonneault and her husband, local fitness gurus who decided to take a new approach to the community, and it was a success! The Lansdowne Pavilion was transformed into Candyland, [...]

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Ottawa Race Weekend: Improving Health and The Community

Ottawa Race Weekend: Improving Health and The Community

It was a weekend full of athletic gear, encouragement and perseverance through the heat. With over 48,000 runners participating the largest multi-distance run in Canada, Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend was a success, as always. However, this year’s success was not only great for the participants; but [...]

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Weekend What's Up - June 10th to 12th

Weekend What's Up - June 10th to 12th

Here at Ottawa Life, we’re always looking for fun events that our city offers each weekend. Here is what the city has in store for you this June 10-12. See you there! Richmond Road, Westboro Fuse, All weekend long (All day events) There's a giant street party in Westboro, and guess what? You're invited! [...]

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Weekend What's Up - May 27th to 29th

Weekend What's Up - May 27th to 29th

Here at Ottawa Life we are always looking for exciting events going on around our city. Here are some of the ones we found for you to enjoy this weekend! Have fun! Ottawa City Hall, Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend, Saturday May 28 - Sunday May 29 (Assorted Times) Join over 48,000 runners across downtown [...]

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Weekend What's Up - May 13th to 15th

Weekend What's Up - May 13th to 15th

Aberdeen Tulip Pavilion at Lansdowne Park, Canadian Tulip Festival, Opens Thursday May 12 (assorted times) This weekend marks the beginning of the annual historic Tulip Festival. Indulge in Canadian culture while appreciating the beauty of our city. The new space at Lansdowne Park is filled with the [...]

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Breaking New Ground with Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2016

Breaking New Ground with Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2016

Photo courtesy of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame.  Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame is proud to announce the seven astounding athletes that will be receiving the country’s highest sporting honour. These inductees have not only made a huge impact in their field of sport, but have utilized their influence [...]

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Weekend What's Up - April 29 to May 1

Weekend What's Up - April 29 to May 1

 Here at Ottawa Life, we are always looking for exciting things to do. Check out some of the great events going on around our city this weekend! Centrepointe Theatre, Randy Fenoli (The Star of TLC's Say Yes to the Dress), Saturday April 30 (2 p.m.) It's a lucky day for future brides in Ottawa! [...]

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Weekend What's Up - April 1st to 3rd

Weekend What's Up - April 1st to 3rd

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. TD Place, Twenty One Pilots, Friday April 1 (7:00 pm) Blurryface is coming to the capital! The famous musical duo of Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun from [...]

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The Ottawa Home and Garden Show is the Perfect Way to Kick-start Your Spring Spirit

The Ottawa Home and Garden Show is the Perfect Way to Kick-start Your Spring Spirit

Get yourself sprung into the spring spirit at the Ottawa Home and Garden show this Easter long weekend; even if the weather won’t cooperate.  Returning for it’s 36th year, this Home and Garden show is guaranteed to be the best one yet. There are a ton of new features being debuted that should not [...]

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