Firing MacLean Won’t Solve the Senators’ Problems

December 9, 2014 2:00 pm
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Photo credit: Toronto Star You can’t supply a man with peanuts and expect a full course dinner. That woeful idiom aside, the Ottawa Senators decided it was time to part ways with head coach Paul MacLean on Monday, Dec. 8, in what appears to be a scapegoat move to remove […]

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Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Profile: Horst Bulau

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In honour of the recent Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame 2014 Induction Celebrations presented by Canadian Tire on October 22, OLM will be featuring inductees—recent and historic—in a weekly Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Profile piece. Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame aims to share the stories and achievements of Honoured […]

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Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Profile: Elizabeth Manley

November 28, 2014 10:00 am
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In honour of the recent Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame 2014 Induction Celebrations presented by Canadian Tire on October 22, OLM will be featuring inductees—recent and historic—in a weekly Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Profile piece. Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame aims to share the stories and achievements of Honoured […]

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Zibanejad is a Star Ready to Explode

November 26, 2014 12:06 pm
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Zibanejad attempts to knock a puck out of mid-air past Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender James Reimer. Photo credit: Blair Gable/Reuters If you’re concerned about Mika Zibanejad ever realizing his potential after being a healthy scratch against the St. Louis Blues on November 25, don’t be. When Zibanejad was drafted sixth overall […]

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5 Tips for Moms Struggling with Work-Life Balance

November 24, 2014 12:30 pm
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Despite the many monumental glass ceilings that have been broken for the equal rights of all citizens in the United States, unique challenges persist for many, including, potentially, half the population, says Jennifer Carroll, the first female–and first black–elected lieutenant governor of Florida and a retired U.S. Navy lieutenant commander. […]

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Redblacks Here to Stay

November 19, 2014 3:00 pm
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Chevon Walker fends off Argonaut Brendan Smith during a carry. Photo credit: Mike Carroccetto / METRO The Ottawa Redblacks are a work-in-progress, which was clear the moment they joined the CFL as an expansion team. Expansion teams don’t have a winning history in sports. Most of them struggle out of the […]

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Combat Cold & Flu Season

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I cannot stand being sick. As someone addicted to checking things off the to-do list, I find the common cold pretty torturous. Being stuck at home all day long buried in blankets, feeling too hot, too cold, uncomfortable and exhausted, I start to wonder if this is the end. A […]

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Naturopathic and Conventional Medicine Team Up to Fight Cancer

November 18, 2014 3:00 pm
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The Ottawa Integrative Cancer Centre (OICC) and the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI) have been given a $3.85 million research grant to look into the effects of naturopathic medicine combined with conventional medicine. The two Ottawa-based institutions will be researching the effectiveness of different types of medicines used in conjunction with one […]

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Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Profile: Kathy Shields

November 13, 2014 4:34 pm
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In honour of the recent Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame 2014 Induction Celebrations presented by Canadian Tire on October 22, OLM will be featuring inductees—recent and historic—in a weekly Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Profile piece. Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame aims to share the stories and achievements of Honoured […]

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The Future’s Bright—The Future is Red and White

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At the beginning of the 2014 season, few would have bet on tennis players Milos Raonic and Eugenie Bouchard becoming massive factors on the men and women’s tours respectively. However, while in the past North American tennis has been ruled by the U.S.A., with players such as the Williams Sisters […]

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Living Your Potential at EPIC Fitness

November 12, 2014 2:28 pm
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For Stephanie Karlovits, owner of Ottawa’s EPIC Fitness, working out isn’t only about getting stronger or losing weight. She has a philosophy that takes into account what an individual needs not only in the gym, but in order to become better in all aspects of their life. EPIC’s objective is […]

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The Importance of Sample Size and the Senators’ Hot Start

November 6, 2014 2:31 pm
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The Ottawa Senators celebrate after a road win against the Montreal Canadiens. Photo credit: Francois Lacasse/Getty Images If the early going of the NHL regular season has taught us anything over the years, it’s that small sample sizes can be deceiving. Just ask the Toronto Maple Leafs, or the latest sample […]

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Secrets Revealed: Q&A With Ottawa’s Fitness Experts

November 4, 2014 2:21 pm
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We could all use an expert opinion when it comes to dusting off the old fitness routine. Who better to ask for advice than the experts themselves? Some of Ottawa’s fitness experts are here to answer five of your most-asked questions about fitness, food and health. With expertise ranging from […]

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Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Profile: Pierre Harvey

October 30, 2014 12:01 pm
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In honour of the upcoming Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame 2014 Induction Celebrations presented by Canadian Tire on October 22, OLM will be featuring inductees—recent and historic—in a weekly Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Profile piece. Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame aims to share the stories and achievements of Honoured […]

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The City’s Kindest Chauffeurs

October 28, 2014 10:00 am
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Photos courtesy of Wheels for the Wise If you or a loved one struggle with mobility issues, take a word from the wise and contact Ottawa’s driver-companion service. Launched in 2011 by 27-year-old entrepreneur Jana Mitchell, Wheels for the Wise Inc. is a form of safe transportation for senior citizens […]

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Why Your Kid Shouldn’t Be Guzzling ‘Energy’ Drinks

October 21, 2014 3:00 pm
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Anxiety, hypertension, elevated heart rates, interrupted sleep patterns and headaches are just some of the side effects commonly associated with energy drinks, and those problems are more pronounced in children, according to a recent University of Miami study. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg. These drinks have also […]

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Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Profile: Tim Frick

October 16, 2014 4:00 pm
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In honour of the upcoming Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame 2014 Induction Celebrations presented by Canadian Tire on October 22, OLM will be featuring inductees—recent and historic—in a weekly Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Profile piece. Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame aims to share the stories and achievements of Honoured […]

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