Tori McNeely

Web Editor - Features Writer

Tori is an intern at Ottawa Life Magazine and a fourth year Communications and Media Studies student at Carleton University. Upon graduation she aspires to pursue a career in the magazine industry. When she is not interning, you can find her writing for her own blog, exploring the latest fashion trends, or watching reruns of Friends on Netflix.

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FitSpirit and Scotiabank empower Canadian girls to stick with sports

FitSpirit and Scotiabank empower Canadian girls to stick with sports

Photo credit: Fusion Fotography Self esteem, supporting one another, surpassing one’s limits and having fun – these are the four pillars of FitSpirit. For more than ten years, Canadian not-for-profit FitSpirit has inspired teenage girls across Canada to discover the benefits and fun [...]

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Barrhaven’s Braces Haven

Barrhaven’s Braces Haven

When asked what advice he would give someone opening a practice today, Dr. Charles Cohen says: “Treat people with kindness and respect, support your team members, and above all do great work.” This advice is very much a reflection of his philosophy. Dr. Cohen is the founder and orthodontist [...]

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Patrick Nunziata: Where art meets fashion

Patrick Nunziata: Where art meets fashion

Photos by Alex Mazur Creativity takes courage and Patrick Nunziata has plenty of it. Nunziata is a young artist from Toronto and graduate from the University of Western Ontario who specializes in symbolic interpretation and abstraction. It was during university that he was able to refine his skill. [...]

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Party Looks: Impress for Less

Party Looks: Impress for Less

Feature image: lily morgan Women's Sequin Tunic Top, Giant Tiger, $22 December is fast approaching and that means dressing up for Christmas dinners and New Year’s Eve parties. While most of us enjoy dressing up, the price tag on some pieces will have you clinging to old outfits. Don’t [...]

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YAS! Youth Art Symposium

YAS! Youth Art Symposium

The Ottawa Art Gallery invites young people to join and lead the conversation on making art more accessible to youth. During the three-day event funded by Ontario 150, participants will have the opportunity to connect with people in the arts to discuss what they want from their museums and public galleries. [...]

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4 style staples to fall back on this season

4 style staples to fall back on this season

It’s officially fall! A drop in temperature means it’s time to recover your fall favourites from the back of your closet. Layering made easy is the key to dressing for this season. Whether you are the type of person who can’t wait to break out a whole new wardrobe, or someone who has [...]

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10 Must-Have Beer Accessories under $50

10 Must-Have Beer Accessories under $50

Top up your favorite brew with these upgrades! Beer Chiller Description: Warm beer is the worst! Lucky for you, Corksicle has just what you need! Named one of Homeworld Business’ 25 Most Iconic Housewares Products, Chillsner by Corksicle is a one-of-a-kind in-bottle, drink-through beer chiller. [...]

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37th Reach Annual Celebrity Auction

37th Reach Annual Celebrity Auction

Reach Canada was founded in 1981 as a non-profit and self-funded organization providing legal referral services for people with disabilities. The organization links people with disabilities in Ottawa-Carleton and eastern Ontario with lawyers to help them resolves their legal issues. Co-founder of [...]

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National Disability Employment Awareness Month

National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Are you aware that nearly one in seven Ontarians have a disability? That is 1.9 million people. Currently 70% of those individuals are looking for work, while close to 30% of Ontario’s small and medium-sized businesses have reported difficulties filling job vacancies. Despite this fact, employment [...]

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11th Annual Ottawa Peace Festival: Canada Loves Peace

11th Annual Ottawa Peace Festival: Canada Loves Peace

On September 21st through until October 2nd the United Nations International Day of Peace and Nonviolence will be united during the 11th Annual Ottawa Peace Festival. The festival is part of the Canadian Peace Initiative and this year’s theme explores Canada’s natural peaceful intent and [...]

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