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Enjoy the Journey with This Flight Tonight

Enjoy the Journey with This Flight Tonight

Pierre Brault, Rachel Eugster, Robin Guy and Scott Richardson have reunited after a successful run of Leonard Cohen’s music a year or so ago to bring you Joni Mitchell’s work.
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The Mike MacDonald Tribute & Comedy Show Fundraiser at The Mayfair

The Mike MacDonald Tribute & Comedy Show Fundraiser at The Mayfair

A night of comedy in support of a great cause? Count us in! On Tuesday October 23rd The Mike MacDonald Tribute & Comedy Show Fundraiser will take place at the Mayfair Theatre.

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Families fight back against cancer at Fight for the Cure 2018

Families fight back against cancer at Fight for the Cure 2018

Among the six bouts was the event’s first ever female bout featuring Lisa Langevin of Kelly Santini, a local law firm, and Daphne Ballard from Christopher A. Moore Professional Corporation.
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Ottawa Architecture Week raises awareness about affordable housing

Ottawa Architecture Week raises awareness about affordable housing

Ottawa Architecture Week (OAW) is an annual week-long festival exploring architecture, urbanism, art and design in Ottawa
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Arts & Events

Enjoy the Journey with This Flight Tonight

Enjoy the Journey with This Flight Tonight

Pierre Brault, Rachel Eugster, Robin Guy and Scott Richardson have reunited after a successful run of Leonard Cohen’s music a year or so ago to bring you Joni Mitchell’s work.
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BEST OF OTTAWA 2018: Bands and Musicians

BEST OF OTTAWA 2018: Bands and Musicians

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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A Guide to the BEST Haunted Halloween Activities in Ottawa

A Guide to the BEST Haunted Halloween Activities in Ottawa

You have two more weeks left to pack in some (or all) of these fright night spectaculars, so keep reading for the most terrifically terrifying activities around.
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Sports

What Chris Ackie Brings to the Redblacks Defense

What Chris Ackie Brings to the Redblacks Defense

Chris Ackie, who was acquired at last week’s trade deadline from the Alouettes for a second round pick in the 2019 draft, has been a force this season at linebacker as both a tackler and in pass coverage.
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Youth plunge makes for great entertainment

Youth plunge makes for great entertainment

Credit the injection of youth for making this team worthy of a ticket buy, though.

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Gone Streaking: 67’s Extend Win Streak to Five with Undefeated Week

Gone Streaking: 67’s Extend Win Streak to Five with Undefeated Week

This past week Ottawa achieved that mark with wins over the Kingston Frontenacs, Windsor Spitfires and Erie Otters.
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Politics

Ottawa Votes on October 22: Candidate Breakdown
Message to Trudeau government – pipelines make sense

Message to Trudeau government – pipelines make sense

“Until the federal government gets its act together, Alberta is pulling out of the federal climate plan”- Alberta Premier Rachel Notley, Aug.30, 2018.

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Why a Canadian Basic Income is inevitable

Why a Canadian Basic Income is inevitable

The need for income security among middle-class Canadians is accelerating as the labour market changes.
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The Ottawa Skin Clinic Has Opened the Doors to it's New Location

Fashion

Maternity Dresses: Kate Middleton's Best Looks

Maternity Dresses: Kate Middleton's Best Looks

Moms-to-be around the world flocked to Kate's favorite maternity brands, and adopted her royal preference for long sleeves, short hemlines, and alluring jewel-tone hues.
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A Sustainable Fashion Revolution

A Sustainable Fashion Revolution

Consumers and fashion conglomerates are revamping their business models to tackle their ecological footprint.
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You are what you wear

You are what you wear

Believe it or not, your outfit may affect the way you approach the world. Don't believe me? Just ask science!
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Business

A Clear View of the Future with Verdun Windows and Doors

A Clear View of the Future with Verdun Windows and Doors

Widely known in Ottawa, Verdun has carried out an unprecedented growth strategy over the past several years...
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No more counting sheep when you sleep on Canadian-made Endy mattress

No more counting sheep when you sleep on Canadian-made Endy mattress

Ottawa Life Magazine caught up with Endy Mattress co-founder, Mike Gettis, to discuss getting a better night’s sleep, securing one of the largest investments in Dragon Den history and...
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The Ottawa Skin Clinic Opens Doors to New Location

The Ottawa Skin Clinic Opens Doors to New Location

The Ottawa Skin Clinic, voted Ottawa's Top Cosmetic Clinic (Top Choice Awards) for three consecutive years, has opened the doors of its new location on St. Laurent!
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Food & Wine

From Bloom to Bottle: Farmgate’s Craft Cider

From Bloom to Bottle: Farmgate’s Craft Cider

Farmgate Cider is a local, family-owned and operated craft brewery dedicated to producing high quality, small batch ciders.

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Wines from around the world for Thanksgiving
French Canadian Cranberry Pecan Gluten-Free Stuffing

French Canadian Cranberry Pecan Gluten-Free Stuffing

Recipe created by author Kathy Smart, North America’s Gluten Free Expert, courtesy of Udi’s Glut...

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Travel

Magnificent Markham

Magnificent Markham

A weekend of food, flair and fun await you.
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Hit The Streets of Montreal

Hit The Streets of Montreal

The city is always brimming with new restaurants, new bars, incredible hotels and unique cultural experiences.
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7 Reasons Why Travelling is Amazing for Education

7 Reasons Why Travelling is Amazing for Education

Students who keep themselves restricted to colleges and homes may never get to know how to fulfill their desires while learning new things and exploring the world.
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Health

Big change takes big courage: New way to pay hospitals offers lessons on change management

Big change takes big courage: New way to pay hospitals offers lessons on change management

If there’s one thing provincial governments across Canada can agree on, it’s that the status quo in health care is no longer good enough to deliver equitable access...
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Mental health therapies should be fully funded by medicare

Mental health therapies should be fully funded by medicare

Publicly funding comprehensive treatment for depression is cost-effective. 

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Accounting for pain beyond opioids

Accounting for pain beyond opioids

It’s time to change what we measure when funding healthcare.
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Homes & Neighbourhoods

A Clear View of the Future with Verdun Windows and Doors

A Clear View of the Future with Verdun Windows and Doors

Widely known in Ottawa, Verdun has carried out an unprecedented growth strategy over the past several years...
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Bring Fall Into Your Home With Easy DIY Projects

Bring Fall Into Your Home With Easy DIY Projects

One of the most exciting things about the fall season is flipping your home decor to reflect the season.
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Finding the Perfect New Home in Ottawa

Finding the Perfect New Home in Ottawa

Whether you are moving to Ottawa from outside the area or whether you already live here and are simply look to move to a different part, one of the things you have to do is make sure you find the perfect home for your needs.
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Good Reads

Evenings Out in the Capital: Four of Ottawa’s Best Kept Secrets

Evenings Out in the Capital: Four of Ottawa’s Best Kept Secrets

So, you have an itinerary to fill and no idea where to begin? Then here are just a few of the city’s best kept secrets…
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What Happened When I Turned My Phone Off

What Happened When I Turned My Phone Off

What happens if you turn off your computer, or your tablet, or heaven forbid, your cell phone for a few days?
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Nordstrom Rack Opens in Ottawa

Nordstrom Rack Opens in Ottawa

Calling all bargain hunters and fashion-forward shoppers!
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Reviews

Film Review: Bad Times at the El Royale

Film Review: Bad Times at the El Royale

Seven strangers, each with a secret to bury, meet at Lake Tahoe's El Royale, a rundown hotel with a dark past. Over the course of one fateful night, everyone will have a last shot at redemption - before everything goes to hell.
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Film Review: First Man

Film Review: First Man

A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.
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Album Reviews: October 15, 2018

Album Reviews: October 15, 2018

#OLMMusic looks at new releases from Alt-J, Klapshmock!, GØGGS, My Friend PJ and Roosevelt.
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Best Picks

The Cashmere Limited Edition Pink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month

The Cashmere Limited Edition Pink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month

Every cent contributes to reaching the goal of $35,000 per year.
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The Comfy: The blanket that is a Sweatshirt

The Comfy: The blanket that is a Sweatshirt

The Original Comfy is one-size-fits-most, so all you have to do is pick your color and GET COMFY!
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Chic Choc: 100% Canadian Spiced Rum

Chic Choc: 100% Canadian Spiced Rum

Made from three to eight years old rum and a mix of Quebec Nordic spices, this spicy, herbal nectar will surprise and delight any discerning palate
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