Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Profile: Victor Emery

March 26, 2015 2:30 pm
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2015 marks the Year of Sport and the 60th anniversary of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame. In recognition of these important milestones, OLM will be featuring Honoured Members of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame in a weekly Profile piece. Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame aims to share the stories and […]

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Conquer Cold Weather Gloom

10:00 am
Winter

We’ve made it through March, and with that, the official beginning of spring! But if I’ve learned anything about living in Ottawa, it’s that winter is not over until it’s over. A brutal downfall and freezing temps in the middle of spring? Not out of the question. The endless days […]

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Self Renovation — Weight Loss Success Story

March 25, 2015 2:09 pm
Angie Prudhomme

Angie Prudhomme loves food. Unfortunately, it is not the type of food that stabilizes your blood sugar levels and contributes to good heart health. However, the 36-year-old also loves herself. Two years ago, Prudhomme looked in the mirror and decided it was time for a major lifestyle makeover. At 270 […]

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Outdoor Running 101 for Beginners

March 24, 2015 2:07 pm
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Did you know that the average Canadian spends over 90 per cent of their time indoors? So, as we spring into spring, there is no better time to get outside to take in some much needed fresh air. Ottawa has one of the most active running communities in all of […]

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Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Profile: Marlene Stewart Streit

March 19, 2015 10:00 am
Marlene Stewart Streit

2015 marks the Year of Sport and the 60th anniversary of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame. In recognition of these important milestones, OLM will be featuring Honoured Members of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame in a weekly Profile piece. Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame aims to share the stories and […]

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Is Histamine Intolerance the Key to your Chronic Health Problems?

March 17, 2015 11:35 am
Headache pains

Trying to unravel some of my client’s health issues is like looking for the proverbial needle in the haystack. Not that I am complaining—I love my job. When trying to unravel somebody’s health issue I am looking to identify certain trigger factors. You are probably all familiar with my old […]

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Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Profile: Daniel Igali

March 12, 2015 12:55 pm
Daniel Igali

2015 marks the Year of Sport and the 60th anniversary of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame. In recognition of these important milestones, OLM will be featuring Honoured Members of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame in a weekly Profile piece. Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame aims to share the stories and […]

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How ‘Springing Forward’ Alters Sleep Patterns

March 10, 2015 2:04 pm
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Photo credit: Dollar Photo Club Now that daylight savings time has come, we have been springing forward our clocks to enjoy longer days of sunshine at the expense of one hour of sleep. For some, this transition isn’t easy. Your body naturally functions on its own biological internal 24-hour cycle […]

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Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Profile: Sandra Schmirler

March 5, 2015 10:00 am
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2015 marks the Year of Sport and the 60th anniversary of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame. In recognition of these important milestones, OLM will be featuring Honoured Members of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame in a weekly profile piece. Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame aims to share the stories and […]

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Redblacks Make Statement With Free Agent Acquisitions

March 3, 2015 2:06 pm
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Photo courtesy of Ottawaredblacks.com The Ottawa Redblacks have no intention of finishing their sophomore campaign in the league basement. General manager Marcel Desjardins made that clear when he made a splash in the free agent waters by acquiring a trio of receivers in Brad Sinopoli, Greg Ellingson and Ernest Jackson. […]

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Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Profile: Ken Read

February 26, 2015 1:20 pm
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2015 marks the Year of Sport and the 60th anniversary of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame. In recognition of these important milestones, OLM will be featuring Honoured Members of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame in a weekly Profile piece. Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame aims to share the stories and […]

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Why Has My Brain Stopped Working?

February 24, 2015 2:01 pm
Losing Brain Function

Gillian, 42, a mother of two children, 4 and 6, worked as an accountant. She had a loving husband and a successful career she had worked very hard to create for herself. Gillian always had an incredible memory and could always count on her brain. However, over the past few […]

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Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Profile: Jean Béliveau

February 19, 2015 10:04 am
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Jean Béliveau, Athlete, Ice Hockey Jean Béliveau is one of the most genuine hockey heroes in Canadian history. Béliveau led by example both on and off the ice, separating him from other professional players, A fast skater, master stickhandler and outstanding playmaker, Béliveau could have easily let success get to […]

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How to Get a Good Night Sleep

February 18, 2015 12:15 pm
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Having trouble sleeping? Do you wake up some mornings with back or neck pain worse than the night before? Not getting a good night sleep can leave you tired and grumpy throughout the day. Many people are confused about how to create an optimal sleep environment. Simple and effective changes […]

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Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Profile: J.P. Parisé

February 12, 2015 11:56 am
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J.P. Parisé: Athlete, Ice Hockey Imagine being 16-years-old and recruited by the NHL. This is a dream for many young hockey players. Amazingly, for J.P. Parisé, it was reality. Parisé began his NHL career with the Boston Bruins and then played for the Minnesota North Stars, Toronto Maple Leafs, New […]

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Ottawa Hockey Analytics Outlined Where the Game is Headed

February 11, 2015 2:00 pm
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The Ottawa Hockey Analytics conference at Carleton University showed how the game is evolving from a statistical standpoint. When author and advanced statistics writer Rob Vollman stated “we might make fun of plus-minus for its weaknesses and flaws” in front of a sold out crowd at the Ottawa Hockey Analytics […]

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Three Important Nutrients to Help Fight Inflammation

February 10, 2015 12:09 pm
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Sarah is 35, lives in Northern Ontario and has come to see me for nagging, persistent back pain. She has tried physiotherapy in her hometown but without much relief. She also lists on her intake that she is troubled by fatigue, insomnia and irritable bowel syndrome. When I palpate and […]

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