Ottawa Boxers Bring Home Gold

April 20, 2016 1:45 pm

Photo Courtesy of Erica Adjei. Two local boxers are putting Ottawa’s name on the boxing-world map, bringing home a national title and medals from this year’s boxing championships in Quebec City. Erica Adjei (26) and Dave O’Reilly (28) competed at the 2016 National Canadian Boxing Championships earlier this month. When they […]

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Senators Get a New GM

April 12, 2016 9:57 am

 A faceoff during the first playoff game between the Ottawa Senators and the Tampa Bay Lightning for the 2006 Stanley Cup. After seven years as general manager, Bryan Murray (73) has announced he is stepping down from his role with the Ottawa Senators. At a press conference on Sunday, Murray says he will […]

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Quick Ottawa Fury Facts Before the Season Opener

April 1, 2016 2:48 pm
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Two seems to have been Ottawa’s lucky number in 2015. Ottawa Fury FC, much like the Redblacks, made it to the North American Soccer League championships (or Soccer Bowl) after only two seasons together. Whether you’re new to Ottawa or were inspired to start cheering for the team after their […]

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Art Competition Announced for Stanley Cup Memorial

March 30, 2016 2:00 pm
Stanley Cup exhibited at the Hockey Hall of Fame. (13 May 2008)
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The Stanley Cup will soon find its home in Ottawa, or at least a monument dedicated to the trophy will. The Lord Stanley Memorial Monument Inc., has announced a public art competition to design and build the memorial which will be donated to the City of Ottawa and revealed in […]

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Hammond Stars as Senators Edge Closer to Playoffs

March 21, 2016 11:03 am

Photo courtesy Saturday was a great night all around for the Ottawa Senators as they romped to a 5-0 victory over the Montreal Canadiens to strengthen their push for a playoff spot. As well as sending off one of their main rivals in a game that saw the Sens […]

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The Future Looks Bright for One Ottawa Curling Team

March 3, 2016 12:56 pm
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Team Ontario members at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts 2016, Grand Prairie Alberta (from top left to right), Pascale Letendre alternate, Bob Hanna coach. (from bottom left to right) Jenn Hanna skip, Brit O’Neill third, Stephanie Hanna second and Karen Sagle lead. Photo courtesy of Pascale Letendre. An unexpected successful […]

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A Beginners Guide to the Ottawa Redblacks

February 26, 2016 10:03 am
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With two seasons under their belt, the Ottawa Redblacks have shown this city what they’re all about. The professional football team went from winning only a couple games in their opening season to making it all the way to the Grey Cup this past year. For those of you new […]

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Gee-Gees Dream of Winning National Championship

February 23, 2016 11:55 am
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Gee-Gees team and fans rush the court to celebrate their victory at the Capital Hoops Classic, February 5th. All photos by Meagan Simpson. They say the third time’s the charm, and that just might be true for the Ottawa Gee-Gees. After losing in the championship game to the Ravens two […]

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How Future Doctors See Social Factors Shaping Their Medical Practice

February 22, 2016 9:33 am

Medical students learn how to manage and treat disease. But once they start meeting patients in clinics and hospitals, they are also confronted with the fact that social factors have a huge impact on health and that their medical interventions might sometimes be limited. Two medical residents, Laura Stymiest and […]

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Selecting the Right Combat Archery Parts Supplier

February 19, 2016 11:46 am

Playing with combat archery equipment can be a great way to both pass time and relieve some of the stress you have in your life. Just like any other hobby, eventually the tools you use in the combat archery matches will start to show signs of wear. When a bow, […]

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Catching Up with Travis Konecny During His Race to the Top

February 4, 2016 11:25 am

Photo by Valerie Wutti.  2015 was definitely the year of Travis Konecny. When it began, Konecny was halfway through his second season with the Ottawa 67s. Now, the former 67s captain is headed to the Sarnia Sting, he’s a draft pick for the Philadelphia Flyers and a World Juniors veteran. […]

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Ottawa to Host Figure Skating Nationals in 2017

February 3, 2016 11:49 am

By: Meagan Simpson Reigning national figure skating champion Alaine Chartrand will be defending her title on home ice next year. Gathering outside the TD Place arena on Monday, Skate Canada announced that Ottawa will host the 2017 figure skating nationals. Chartrand stood among the skaters present at the announcement, where […]

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Eating Disorders and Men: a Silent Epidemic?

January 14, 2016 12:57 pm

By Brooke Peloquin. For Troy Roness, body image was something he struggled with for his whole life. The divorce of his parents and the pressure of perfection had a dangerous effect on the reflection he saw in the mirror. When Roness was just 18, he began restricting food and compulsively […]

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Healthy Food Choices This Holiday Season

December 21, 2015 1:03 pm
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The holiday season is upon us. Special gatherings with family, friends, and plenty of food are in order. But if you are trying to watch your waistline, or simply want to make healthier choices this holiday season, here are 6 tips to make sure you have a great time without […]

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You Are What You Eat : Processed food Additives Linked to Obesity, Gut Inflammation and Food Addictions

December 3, 2015 12:13 pm
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Processed food can remain longer on shop shelves, but what does that spell for our digestion? In a new research paper published in the journal Nature, scientists from Georgia State University examined how food additive emulsifiers affect the digestive health of mice. Emulsifiers are added to most processed foods to prolong shelf […]

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The YMCA’s Still Got It

December 2, 2015 12:11 pm
Kathy Godding in her fabulous costume at the 2014 Cliffhanger event.

A shot from the YMCA-YWCA’s annual cliffhanger event. Photo by John Enaje. The Capital’s YMCA-YWCA has a lot to offer locals. Founded in 1867, the Y works to advance the health and well being of children, youth and families. The Y provides services that tackle issues such as children’s health, unemployment, […]

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Staying Active Over the Holidays

November 30, 2015 2:19 pm

As the holiday season arrives, schedules can fill up with parties, dinners, shopping, and vacations. Although this is an exciting time of year, it can be stressful. When our calendars get overwhelming, in order to meet holiday demands, one of the first things people often reduce is exercise. Also, as […]

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