Top Five Alternative Things to do in Ottawa

August 21, 2015 11:00 am
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Instead of taking a trip around the world and picking out the best things to do in foreign lands, we’ve decided to stay closer to home this issue and highlight some of Ottawa’s finest things to do. However, in the interest of variety, we’ve decided to stray slightly from the […]

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Boater’s Paradise Heads to Auction

August 18, 2015 1:50 pm
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Eagle Point mansion has customized landscaping, two gourmet kitchens, a spa with a stone waterfall, and of course, a killer view of the water. Located in the Thousand Islands, this gorgeous 15-acre estate is going up for auction on August 22. Previously listed for $22.9 million, the mansion will be […]

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Lanark County Connections is a Nostalgic Walk Through Memory Lane

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In her latest collection of short stories, author Arlene Stafford-Wilson remains loyal to the past; faithfully reconstructing the rural Ontario of her childhood. She has crafted these stories, once again set in Lanark County in the 1960s and 70s, with attention to detail. In Lanark County Connections, people and places, […]

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The Safe Water Project: Clean Water for the Community

August 7, 2015 1:00 pm
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Above: The Keewaytinook Centre of Excellence All photos courtesy of Keewaytinook Okimakanak The issue of drinking water and boiling water advisories in First Nations communities has been a prominent concern for many years. A report released by the Council of Canadians indicated that as of January 2015 there were 169 drinking water advisories in 126 […]

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Adrenaline Junkies Rejoice: Cliffhanger is Back

August 4, 2015 3:40 pm
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All photos by John Enaje Are you looking for an adventure? A challenge? A thrill? Well, look no further, you can get all three right here in downtown Ottawa on August 20. The YMCA-YWCA is bringing back their Cliffhanger event for a second year. Put your helmet on, strap in and get read […]

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Gino Vannelli at Casino du Lac-Leamy for One Night Only!

July 31, 2015 12:05 pm
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The year is 1978. It’s the year Grease hit the big screen—a year of big hair, disco dancing and great music. It was also the year “I Just Wanna Stop” by Gino Vannelli topped the charts, hitting no. 1 in Canada (and no. 4 in the US). The track’s album, […]

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A MARVELous Must-See Performance!

July 29, 2015 10:01 am
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All photos courtesy of Feld Entertainment Grab your cape, mask, helmet or hammer and fly on over to the Canadian Tire Centre! Marvel Universe LIVE! is coming to the Capital for six thrilling performances at the CTC from July 31 to August 2. This spectacular and technologically advanced touring production brings […]

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A Fashionable Round of Lawn Bowling for Cystic Fibrosis

July 28, 2015 10:01 am
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All photos courtesy of Kara Taylor Imagine being 13, and finding out that you only have 20 more years to live. Imagine nearly facing your death every time you catch a cold. That’s only a glimpse into Maxwell McGuire’s life with Cystic Fibrosis. As guest of honour and returning champion, he […]

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9th Hour Brings Comedy and Conflict to the Stage

July 27, 2015 1:00 pm
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Above: Johnny Eaton, Mary Beth Pongrac, David Plouffe, George Dutch, Benoit Trudel, Robin Guy. Photo credit: Andre R. Gagne. The Ottawa premiere of Arthur Miller’s The Creation of the World and Other Business is here! 9th Hour Theatre Company is bringing this thought-provoking production to the Irving Greenberg Theatre Centre from July […]

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Politics, Perogies and Celebrating Ukrainian Heritage

July 24, 2015 2:57 pm
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Photo courtesy of Lemon Bucket Orkestra. This weekend, the first ever Capital Ukrainian Festival is bringing a handful of amazing bands and about 16,800 perogies to Ottawa. Aside from celebrating Ukrainian arts and heritage, the events will shine a light on the ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict and the country’s long struggle […]

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Sun, Sand and Non-Stop Entertainment at HOPE Volleyball SummerFest

July 9, 2015 2:08 pm
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Prepare yourself for the party of the summer! The 33rd annual HOPE Volleyball SummerFest is back and better than ever. Taking place this Saturday, July 11 at Mooney’s Bay Beach, HOPE Volleyball SummerFest is the largest outdoor one-day beach volleyball tournament in world. The event attracts more than 10,000 players […]

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Bluesfest Beats

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Photo courtesy of Steve G The RBC Ottawa Bluesfest is here! As the festival plays on, OLM will continue to highlight must-see performances by some of the acts that you may have not yet discovered–so Ottawa music lovers listen up! An exciting variety of bands and artists will rock the festival this […]

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Bluesfest Beats

July 8, 2015 12:02 pm
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Photo courtesy of Steve G The RBC Ottawa Bluesfest is here! As the festival plays on, OLM will continue to highlight must-see performances by some of the acts that you may have not yet discovered–so Ottawa music lovers listen up! An exciting variety of bands and artists will rock the festival this […]

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Bluesfest Beats

July 7, 2015 11:59 am
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Photo courtesy of Steve G The countdown to the RBC Ottawa Bluesfest is on. As the weeks leading up to the festival go by, OLM will continue to highlight must-see performances by some of the acts that you may have not yet discovered – so Ottawa music lovers listen up! An […]

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Bluesfest Beats

July 6, 2015 2:24 pm
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Photo courtesy of Steve G The countdown to RBC Ottawa Bluesfest is on. As the weeks leading up to the festival go by, OLM will continue to highlight must-see performances by some of the acts that you may have not yet discovered – so Ottawa music lovers listen up! An exciting […]

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Bluesfest Beats

July 3, 2015 10:14 am
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Photo courtesy of Steve G The countdown to RBC Ottawa Bluesfest is on. As the weeks leading up to the festival go by, OLM will continue to highlight must-see performances by some of the acts that you may have not yet discovered–so Ottawa music lovers listen up! An exciting variety […]

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A Company of Fools Coming to a Park Near You

July 2, 2015 2:00 pm
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Photo credit: Justin Van Leeuwen at JVL Photography Come one, come all! A Company of Fools, Ottawa’s original professional Shakespeare company, is bringing The Comedy of Errors to parks all over the city and you’re invited! The production is a celebration of the Fools’ 25th anniversary. This particular play has […]

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