Young people have as much to teach as they do to learn Most Insta-worthy Spots in Ottawa Guadeloupe! Where Caribbean Congeniality and French Flair Collide China: The Long Game Women’s work across every aspect of healthcare is largely invisible The Commotions: Sweet Soul Sensations Unleash Sizzling Satisfaction
 

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Young people have as much to teach as they do to learn

Young people have as much to teach as they do to learn

Three ways to get youth involved in community building -- for a better Canada

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Ottawa Wine & Food Festival announces first-ever Eat Drink Spring on the Farm

Ottawa Wine & Food Festival announces first-ever Eat Drink Spring on the Farm

Spring is in the air – and the Ottawa Wine & Food Festival will help Ottawans celebrate fresh new beginnings at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum, with the first-ever Eat Drink Spring on the Farm. 
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Premier Casino Resort To Be Seen In Durham Region

Premier Casino Resort To Be Seen In Durham Region

Huge news came out of Canada recently after casino and hospitality operator, the Great Canadian Gaming Corporation, otherwise known as TSX:GC, declared they were moving forward with plans for a premier casino resort to be developed on a large scale entertainment site.
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Top Stories

Most Insta-worthy Spots in Ottawa

Most Insta-worthy Spots in Ottawa

With the warm, spring weather finally kicking in, there is no better time than now to follow your blogger aspirations and snap some aesthetic outdoor shots for your Instagram page!
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Expanded Ottawa Art Gallery Set to Spotlight 6,500 Years of Regional Art

Expanded Ottawa Art Gallery Set to Spotlight 6,500 Years of Regional Art

The Capital’s cultural landscape is about to see an elevation. Five floors, to be exact.
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Perkins+Will Open Up the Bank of Canada with Renewal

Perkins+Will Open Up the Bank of Canada with Renewal

“The idea was to create bleachers for the theatre of urban life.”
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Arts & Events

Ottawa Wine & Food Festival announces first-ever Eat Drink Spring on the Farm

Ottawa Wine & Food Festival announces first-ever Eat Drink Spring on the Farm

Spring is in the air – and the Ottawa Wine & Food Festival will help Ottawans celebrate fresh new beginnings at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum, with the first-ever Eat Drink Spring on the Farm. 
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The Commotions: Sweet Soul Sensations Unleash Sizzling Satisfaction

The Commotions: Sweet Soul Sensations Unleash Sizzling Satisfaction

They have got to still be cleaning the sweat off the dance floor inside the Babylon Nightclub after the The Commotions put the awe in awesome with a groove making, Bank Street shaking, sweet, sensational and soulicious show Friday night.
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Life in the Root Canal: The Tunes, Towns, and Times of "Stormin'" Norman Doucette

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Young people have as much to teach as they do to learn

Young people have as much to teach as they do to learn

Three ways to get youth involved in community building -- for a better Canada

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Timeout with Shawn Austin

Timeout with Shawn Austin

Timeout with the Twins were fortunate to have a peek into an intimate evening of acoustic country music with Canadian country artist Shawn Austin on Monday, April 17 courtesy of Ottawa’s New Country 94. 
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Crafting with your kids? Tips for parents

Crafting with your kids? Tips for parents

If you ask an average three-year-old what makes slime a good slime, you might expect the response to include words like gooey, sticky, slimy and stretchy. Extra points might be awarded if an older sister considers the slime “totally gross.”
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Sports

Pieces are coming together for Ottawa Fury FC in 1-1 draw against North Carolina FC

Pieces are coming together for Ottawa Fury FC in 1-1 draw against North Carolina FC

Ottawa Fury FC welcomed their home fans this weekend for the first time of the season on a beautiful and sunny Saturday afternoon at TD Place.
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Loaded draft table awaits Ottawa

Loaded draft table awaits Ottawa

It’s been a fairly compelling first round in the National Hockey League playoffs.
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Ottawa Fury FC look to get season and future on track in home opener this weekend

Ottawa Fury FC look to get season and future on track in home opener this weekend

Fury FC begins the season behind in points and behind in games played.
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Health

Drawing on rich traditions to nourish our children

Drawing on rich traditions to nourish our children

Indigenous peoples are "Inuwak," Peoples of the Land. We have a spiritual relationship with our mother earth; our food is from the land and is intrinsically related to our cultural and spiritual way of life. Food not only nourishes us physically, it impacts our mental attitude and is an essential part of many of our spiritual ceremonies.
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The Other Side of Reason – Time shift

The Other Side of Reason – Time shift

Involved in a bus accident that took the lives of six people, David Gibson has been battling through PTSD for over three years. In an effort to better understand himself and to communicate with others, he turned to writing. His first book was The Other Side of Reason: A Journal on PTSD. This column continues that text.
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MedicAlert bracelet gives a voice to those with autism when they need it most

MedicAlert bracelet gives a voice to those with autism when they need it most

The silver identification bracelet that indicates an existing condition to first responders has been a valuable tool for decades.
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Fashion

Florals Are In Fashion This Week at Bayshore Shopping Centre

Florals Are In Fashion This Week at Bayshore Shopping Centre

Fleurs de Villes has made a return to Ottawa!
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Minority exposure on social media: Fashion bloggers, inclusion, and diversity

Minority exposure on social media: Fashion bloggers, inclusion, and diversity

The blogger as model trend has been around for quite a while now, and it is time we ask whether this trend is being inclusive of all races and body types. Are minority women—that is, those who do not fit the accepted mold—being fairly represented in the social media sphere?
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Tourmaline versus Ceramic versus Ionic Curling Irons

Tourmaline versus Ceramic versus Ionic Curling Irons

You may have heard the terms tourmaline, ceramic, and ionic when it comes to your curling iron, but do you really know what these terms mean?
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Business

5 smart reasons to register your freelance gig

5 smart reasons to register your freelance gig

Whether you're a freelancer working several jobs or a hopeful entrepreneur developing a side hustle into a full-time career, registering your business as a sole proprietorship is a small but important step that can help you reap rewards.
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Should you use a personal loan for businesses?

Should you use a personal loan for businesses?

Have you ever considered taking a personal loan to drive your business?
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Top 4 Investment Havens with Regular Returns for Baby Boomers

Top 4 Investment Havens with Regular Returns for Baby Boomers

The average American in his 50s hasn’t saved enough for retirement.  In a comparative analysis of retirement savings for households between 50 and 55 and households between 56 and 61, the average savings balance stood at $124,831 and $163,577 respectively, according to statistics released by the Economic Policy Institute.
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Food & Wine

CRAFT Is for Beer Lovers—and Everyone Else

CRAFT Is for Beer Lovers—and Everyone Else

Just another sports bar to hang out in before or after the game, right? You barely need to scratch the surface to figure out that CRAFT is more than it seems.

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Indulge with an acai no-bake cheesecake

Indulge with an acai no-bake cheesecake

As the weather starts to warm up, so does entertaining season, and any occasion wouldn't be complete without bringing baked goods.
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Save time on baking with this simple cupcake recipe

Save time on baking with this simple cupcake recipe

Most Canadians say they enjoy spending time baking, but wish it took less time, according to a recent survey by Becel. Try these tips to add love to your baking without taking time out of your day.

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Travel

Premier Casino Resort To Be Seen In Durham Region

Premier Casino Resort To Be Seen In Durham Region

Huge news came out of Canada recently after casino and hospitality operator, the Great Canadian Gaming Corporation, otherwise known as TSX:GC, declared they were moving forward with plans for a premier casino resort to be developed on a large scale entertainment site.
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Guadeloupe! Where Caribbean Congeniality and French Flair Collide

Guadeloupe! Where Caribbean Congeniality and French Flair Collide

Looking for a vacation that combines culture, beaches, fun activities and fantastic food? No matter what you’re searching for, Guadeloupe is just the thing.

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Doing Orlando on the Cheap

Doing Orlando on the Cheap

Even though it appears Spring has finally arrived, it is never too late to head South and it is always a good time to go to Florida.
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Politics

Making our pan-Canadian health organizations ‘Fit for Purpose’

Making our pan-Canadian health organizations ‘Fit for Purpose’

Canadian Medicare would not exist without the actions of the federal government. But in recent years, there has been an atrophy of the imagination about Ottawa’s role in health policy, as if federal transfer payments to the provinces and territories were the beginning and the end of everything.

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China: The Long Game

China: The Long Game

The Chinese Are Playing the Long Game in the Canada-China Free Trade Talks
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Women’s work across every aspect of healthcare is largely invisible

Women’s work across every aspect of healthcare is largely invisible

Why it’s critical we use gender transformative approaches for the health workforce in Canada
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Reviews

Album Reviews: April 24, 2018

Album Reviews: April 24, 2018

#OLMMusic looks at new releases from Hinds, Saint Clare, Gum, Okkervil River, and Kali Uchis!
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Film: I Feel Pretty

Film: I Feel Pretty

A woman struggling with insecurity wakes from a fall believing she is the most beautiful and capable woman on the planet. Her new confidence empowers her to live fearlessly, but what happens when she realizes her appearance never changed?
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Head to the NAC for a Hit of Hip Hop

Head to the NAC for a Hit of Hip Hop

Looking for something to do this weekend?  Head to the NAC for a hit of hip hop and theatre.
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Best Picks

What every home buyer needs – a pocket sized assistant

What every home buyer needs – a pocket sized assistant

Buying a new home is exciting, but also a lot of work. It involves a whole series of decisions beginning with setting your budget all the way to picking out bathroom tiles. Wouldn't it be great to have a trusted advisor to help?
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Celebrating the Earth Day with Zorah biocosmétiques’s new Products
Illuminate Your Evening Run with RunLites Mittens

Illuminate Your Evening Run with RunLites Mittens

Wouldn’t you like to stay warmer and have a way to light up those darker paths you may jaunt down during your nightly run? Here is the solution to both of these problems in the form of RunLites, warm mittens that do double duty by keeping the cold out and shining your way forward by slicing through the shadows.
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