These Mind-Blowing Hot Cocoa Recipes Will Keep You Warm All Winter For Many in Canada, Medical Wait Times Conflict With Quality of Life Queen St. Fare is Ottawa’s Hot, New Hub for Food and Music Best albums of 2018  DiPietro Picks Up First Win in Ottawa as 67’s Capture Inaugural Alexandra Cup BEST OF OTTAWA 2018: Home Improvement and Design
 

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NAC's National Creation Fund is the Antidote to the Creation Gap

NAC's National Creation Fund is the Antidote to the Creation Gap

In its first year, the National Creation Fund, has invested $2,962,000 in 19 projects being developed across the country by some of Canada’s top creators.
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Kick Holiday Stress To The Curb This Year

Kick Holiday Stress To The Curb This Year

Has holiday stress got you down? You need this guide to hosting a simple, stress-free holiday.
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Fully Automatic Phillips Coffee 3100

Fully Automatic Phillips Coffee 3100

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Top Stories

NAC's National Creation Fund is the Antidote to the Creation Gap

NAC's National Creation Fund is the Antidote to the Creation Gap

In its first year, the National Creation Fund, has invested $2,962,000 in 19 projects being developed across the country by some of Canada’s top creators.
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Most Charming Christmas Markets in the World

Most Charming Christmas Markets in the World

Many countries share their appreciation for the special day through Christmas festivals. We bring you a list of some of the biggest Christmas festivals from around the world!
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Meet Midia Shikh Hassan, this year’s Queen’s Young Leader

Meet Midia Shikh Hassan, this year’s Queen’s Young Leader

Recent University of Ottawa graduate, Midia Shikh Hassan, is one of the three Canadians to receive this year’s award. We sat down with Midia to discuss her impressive accomplishments.
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Arts & Events

Ottawa Teenage Rock Band Five+None Are Far Beyond Their Years

Ottawa Teenage Rock Band Five+None Are Far Beyond Their Years

For being such a young group, the maturity that is displayed on stage and in their writing makes this band a standout who are on their way up the industry ladder to great things.
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Renée Landry Shows Who's Boss with Empowering New Single

Renée Landry Shows Who's Boss with Empowering New Single

Ottawa Life got the chance to chat with the soulful songstress about women power, confidence and what to expect from her upcoming music.
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Carving Space in The World’s Human Landscape

Carving Space in The World’s Human Landscape

Lineage Arts opened its doors at 196 Bank Street in April. A dream brought to life by owner Suny Jacob, the gallery is dedicated to displaying art from Indigenous and ethnic-minority artists around the world.
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Sports

Senators roster shuffle is a case of who’s-who

Senators roster shuffle is a case of who’s-who

Given the amount of turnover in the past week, months and couple of years, and concerted adherence to a ‘youth’ movement, gaining three of a possible four points against quality competition wasn’t anything this corner saw as believable.
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DiPietro Picks Up First Win in Ottawa as 67’s Capture Inaugural Alexandra Cup

DiPietro Picks Up First Win in Ottawa as 67’s Capture Inaugural Alexandra Cup

New Ottawa goaltender Michael DiPietro started his first game for the 67’s and helped them win the first ever Alexandra Cup against the Gatineau Olympiques.
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Ottawa 67’s Make Blockbuster Trade For Star Goalie Michael DiPietro

Ottawa 67’s Make Blockbuster Trade For Star Goalie Michael DiPietro

On Tuesday morning, without disrupting their current lineup, they made a blockbuster trade to acquire elite goaltender Michael DiPietro.
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Politics

Canadian Government Should Intervene - Huawei Executive Meng Wanzhou Should be Released Immediately

Canadian Government Should Intervene - Huawei Executive Meng Wanzhou Should be Released Immediately

Canada is being used as a pawn in U.S. China rift after Huawei CFO, Meng Wanzhou, was arrested by Canadian officials in Vancouver. 

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Inter-provincial trade barriers are a national embarrassment – but we can work together to change that

Inter-provincial trade barriers are a national embarrassment – but we can work together to change that

Removing barriers to interprovincial trade will be the focus of a First Ministers meeting in December and Prime Minister Trudeau has flagged the issue as “a massive priority.”
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The Emperor Has No Clothes  

The Emperor Has No Clothes  

The NDP are in freefall. With just ten months until the next election the question for many party members is whether or not they should jettison Jagmeet Singh now and bring back...
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The Ottawa Skin Clinic Has Opened the Doors to it's New Location

Fashion

A beginners guide to sustainable shopping

A beginners guide to sustainable shopping

While one can never be entirely certain they are making the “right” choice, more and more consumers are adopting ethical shopping practices in an effort to reduce harm done to the planet.
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Haircuts and Colors In Style This Winter

Haircuts and Colors In Style This Winter

Change of season usually prompts change and many women choose to revamp their look. Here are some trendy haircuts and colors to try out this season if you are looking for a change!
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 Trendy Coats To Consider Buying This Winter

Trendy Coats To Consider Buying This Winter

It’s hard to express your style and individuality when winter hits hard. Don’t let the cold put a damper on your style, and instead express it through your coat this season!
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Business

Calling Ottawa: Kanata is the goose that laid the golden egg  

Calling Ottawa: Kanata is the goose that laid the golden egg  

It would be foolhardy to not do everything possible to expedite transit infrastructure from the city's core to Canada’s hi-tech centre.
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What is the importance of rewarding your customers

What is the importance of rewarding your customers

If you want to grow your business, you have to create rewards into your customer interaction. Rewards can be anything such as discounts, gifts, and points, but they play a big role in keeping those customers sticking to your brand.
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The Ottawa Skin Clinic welcomes new services amidst expansion

The Ottawa Skin Clinic welcomes new services amidst expansion

By remaining at the forefront of patient care, professionalism and the most up-to-date treatment protocols, the Ottawa Skin Clinic continues to set itself apart from others.
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Food & Wine

These Mind-Blowing Hot Cocoa Recipes Will Keep You Warm All Winter

These Mind-Blowing Hot Cocoa Recipes Will Keep You Warm All Winter

Here are some unique and delicious hot cocoa recipes that will keep you toasty, and your tastebuds happy, all throughout the snowy season.
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Queen St. Fare is Ottawa’s Hot, New Hub for Food and Music

Queen St. Fare is Ottawa’s Hot, New Hub for Food and Music

Ottawa’s food scene has entered a new era! Queen St. Fare, Ottawa’s very first food hall, opened its doors to the public last Friday and is already receiving much buzz.
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Turning the spirits world upside down

Turning the spirits world upside down

Since its first spirits run in 2015, Top Shelf Distillers continues to rebel against the generic distillery mould.
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Travel

Livin la vida local in Puerto Escondido

Livin la vida local in Puerto Escondido

When touristic spots become overdeveloped it deters. Puerto Escondido is Mexico’s best kept-secret, a destination that promises not to deter (or disappoint).
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Most Charming Christmas Markets in the World

Most Charming Christmas Markets in the World

Many countries share their appreciation for the special day through Christmas festivals. We bring you a list of some of the biggest Christmas festivals from around the world!
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Adventure Canada Returns to Emerald Isle in 2019

Adventure Canada Returns to Emerald Isle in 2019

After 7 years of waiting, from June 9 – June 20, 2019 guests can visit Tory Island, the Cliffs of Moher, Belfast, and plenty other destinations in between with the return of the Ireland Circumnavigation.
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Health

For Many in Canada, Medical Wait Times Conflict With Quality of Life

For Many in Canada, Medical Wait Times Conflict With Quality of Life

The reality is that Canada is not improving wait time outcomes – it is barely maintaining the status quo.
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A healthy body for a healthy life – 3 secrets to happiness

A healthy body for a healthy life – 3 secrets to happiness

People often say that they should be mentally fit and healthy to lead a happy life. As much as that is true, it is also crucial that you keep yourself healthy physically too.
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Top 4 Reasons to Find the Right Family Dentist

Top 4 Reasons to Find the Right Family Dentist

You wouldn’t dream of going without a family doctor. Why would it be acceptable to not have a family dentist?
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Homes & Neighbourhoods

BEST OF OTTAWA 2018: Home Improvement and Design

BEST OF OTTAWA 2018: Home Improvement and Design

After over 20-years writing about life in Ottawa, we think we have a pretty good idea of the best of what this city has to offer. In this weekly series, we’ll share our picks with you - our top hotels, live music venues, local brews, bands and more. Check, share and discuss #OLMBest every week!
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Black wallpaper design ideas for everyone

Black wallpaper design ideas for everyone

It's time to take advantage of your interior renovation project ideas and put them in motion! Here, are four black wallpaper designs for the bathroom as well as the bedroom.
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BEST OF OTTAWA 2018: Neighbourhoods

BEST OF OTTAWA 2018: Neighbourhoods

After over 20-years writing about life in Ottawa, we think we have a pretty good idea of the best of what this city has to offer. In this weekly series, we’ll share our picks with you - our top hotels, live music venues, local brews, bands and more. Check, share and discuss #OLMBest every week!
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Good Reads

Kick Holiday Stress To The Curb This Year

Kick Holiday Stress To The Curb This Year

Has holiday stress got you down? You need this guide to hosting a simple, stress-free holiday.
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Heat, Water, Steam: Discover the Elements of Relaxation at Nordik Spa-Nature

Heat, Water, Steam: Discover the Elements of Relaxation at Nordik Spa-Nature

They continue to innovate and evolve by introducing unique relaxation experiences in an enchanting location with natural scenery, ensuring guests are surrounded by the most primitive elements: wood, stone, fire, and water.
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Bowling Tips for Beginners - How to Bowl Better

Bowling Tips for Beginners - How to Bowl Better

If you want to be on your way to hitting that 300 or you’re just tired of bowling into air, these tips will help you improve your score and have you knocking down pins in no time.
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Reviews

Best albums of 2018

Best albums of 2018

As we go through our favourite albums from across the year, we're highlighting artists that made us fall in love with music again while innovating in one way or another.
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Album Reviews: December 3, 2018

Album Reviews: December 3, 2018

#OLMMusic reviews new releases from Thom Yorke, Josephine Leone, Julia Holter, The Reverb Syndicate and Robyn.
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Album Reviews: November 26, 2018

Album Reviews: November 26, 2018

#OLMMusic looks at new releases from Graham Van Pelt, JAD, Lil Yachty, Wottss and Joji.
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Best Picks

Fully Automatic Phillips Coffee 3100

Fully Automatic Phillips Coffee 3100

Feel free to explore, experiment and dream up any drink!
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Roussillon Wines: Fruity and Full-Bodied

Roussillon Wines: Fruity and Full-Bodied

These harmonious wines, both fruity and full-bodied, brilliantly sing the colorful melody of the terroir where they were created.
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BRATOXIN: For skin that feels rejuvenated and revitalised

BRATOXIN: For skin that feels rejuvenated and revitalised

You don’t have to settle for ordinary skincare when you can treat your skin to the incredible elements of the Amazon.
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