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The Elephant at the Health Ministers' Meetings: How Will Provinces Cope with $31 Billion Cut

The Elephant at the Health Ministers' Meetings: How Will Provinces Cope with $31 Billion Cut

New National Report Outlines the Huge Cost of the Failed Health Accord

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How a program retraining Canada’s veterans offers solutions for the mid-career worker

How a program retraining Canada’s veterans offers solutions for the mid-career worker

The world of work as we know it is changing – rapidly.  The “gig economy” and “automation” are just two phenomena shaping our working future.
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Maybe the diet you are on right now is actually a pretty good one

Maybe the diet you are on right now is actually a pretty good one

The world has seen a plethora of “experts” providing nutritional advice that sounds definitive and evidence-based.
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Top Stories

One Nation Under Gord

One Nation Under Gord

For a good life we just might have to weaken 
And find somewhere to go
Go somewhere we’re needed
Find somewhere to grow
-Gord Downie
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COVER ME!

COVER ME!

Calling ALL Ottawa Musicians! Starting next month, Ottawa Life Magazine wants to have you covered.
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Serious About Fitness Brings out the Best in Women

Serious About Fitness Brings out the Best in Women

This past weekend the Canadian Museum of History was the place to be but not because of a specific exhibit but because it was the home to the hopes and dreams of many women.
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Arts & Events

Let's Talk About Jazz with Peter Liu & the Pollcats

Let's Talk About Jazz with Peter Liu & the Pollcats

Peter Liu is passionate, sensible, detailed and capable of expressing the most profound emotions through music; but not any music, he is, himself, jazz.
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Death From Above Are Going Steady

Death From Above Are Going Steady

While Death From Above weren't even a band for a few years, they've returned and started writing albums more consistently than they ever did in the past.
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The Metaphysics of Sarah Slean

The Metaphysics of Sarah Slean

Sarah Slean bought the farm. For most, that’s probably something you are trying to avoid but for the musician it was a life-changer.
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Good Reads

How a program retraining Canada’s veterans offers solutions for the mid-career worker

How a program retraining Canada’s veterans offers solutions for the mid-career worker

The world of work as we know it is changing – rapidly.  The “gig economy” and “automation” are just two phenomena shaping our working future.
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High rates of emergency and police services signal many adults and adolescents with autism in Canada are in crisis

High rates of emergency and police services signal many adults and adolescents with autism in Canada are in crisis

More resources in the community and better training for emergency services are needed
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Waste Reduction Week in Canada: Top 10 Take-Action Tips

Waste Reduction Week in Canada: Top 10 Take-Action Tips

Waste Reduction Week in Canada starts on the third Monday of October every year. This year, it will be from October 16th to 22nd and will be oriented to provide information and tips to reduce waste in all facets of daily living.
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Sports

Different Splash of Colour in Battle of Ontario

Different Splash of Colour in Battle of Ontario

It's going to be a helluva fight.
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Slow and Steady Sens as Karlsson Watch Continues

Slow and Steady Sens as Karlsson Watch Continues

It's clear - once again - that the Ottawa Senators are a decent, dull team to watch without him.

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The Boys Are Back in Town

The Boys Are Back in Town

Looking at the Sens 2017-2018 Season Lineup.

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Health

Maybe the diet you are on right now is actually a pretty good one

Maybe the diet you are on right now is actually a pretty good one

The world has seen a plethora of “experts” providing nutritional advice that sounds definitive and evidence-based.
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It is time to talk about the overuse of antipsychotics among adults with developmental disabilities

It is time to talk about the overuse of antipsychotics among adults with developmental disabilities

Inappropriate prescribing of antipsychotic medications – drugs like Risperdal, Zyprexa and Abilify -- to seniors, especially those in long-term care with conditions like dementia, has been a hot topic of discussion across Canada in recent years. We have also increasingly heard about the high numbers of these medications being prescribed to children and youth with ADHD.
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The opioid crisis is a population health issue

The opioid crisis is a population health issue

Canada has had 2458 opioid related deaths in the past year
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Fashion

World-Class Sports Complex Coming to Orleans

World-Class Sports Complex Coming to Orleans

BlackSheep Developments have teamed with world-renowned Douglas Cardinal Architect Inc. to bring a state of the art sports complex to Orleans.
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Rebel with a Cause

Rebel with a Cause

Sid Cratzbarg is impossible to ignore. He has the type of presence that fills a room immediately after making his entrance, so strong that you can’t help but take notice. He owns who he is and is always authentically himself. That trait has served him well throughout his illustrious career in the fashion industry.
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Step Outside With Kamik's Eco-friendly Footwear

Step Outside With Kamik's Eco-friendly Footwear

Minutes away from the Pierre-Elliot-Trudeau airport in Montreal lays a Canadian jewel that has been polished to perfection for over 100 years. Many of you will recognize the iconic Inuksuk logo sewn onto our childhood boots as we thrashed and played through countless Canadian winters, or even seen it on brightly coloured rainboots being splashed in newly created mud puddles in the spring. Kamik has had a presence in the lives of Canadians since 1898, and continues to pursue its goal to get people to Step Outside and explore the great outdoors.
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Business

Things to watch for in the Canadian business world

Things to watch for in the Canadian business world

There are many things to watch for in the Canadian business world, and a lot of people will be interested to know what is happening right now in this North American business culture.
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National Disability Employment Awareness Month

National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Are you aware that nearly one in seven Ontarians have a disability? That is 1.9 million people. Currently 70% of those individuals are looking for work, while close to 30% of Ontario’s small and medium-sized businesses have reported difficulties filling job vacancies.
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5 Reference Checking Myths That Will Derail Your Job Seeking Efforts

5 Reference Checking Myths That Will Derail Your Job Seeking Efforts

Bad Assumptions About References May Ruin Your Employment Prospects
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Food & Wine

Food is medicine where malnutrition and frailty are concerned

Food is medicine where malnutrition and frailty are concerned

Malnutrition a common problem for patients entering health care facilities in Canada – costing the system $2 billion annually
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Flavour-Packed Basil Fried Rice

Flavour-Packed Basil Fried Rice

Enjoy this simple and delicious #basil #friedrice for under $1.70! A great meal to make in bulk with the option of substituting the protein!

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5 Out of this World Pizza Toppings for National Pizza Month

5 Out of this World Pizza Toppings for National Pizza Month

October is National Pizza Month, so we thought there was no better time than now to share some unconventional, mouth-watering pizza topping ideas!

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Travel

Puerto Vallarta Ranks In Conde Nast Traveler's Readers' Choice Awards 2017

Puerto Vallarta Ranks In Conde Nast Traveler's Readers' Choice Awards 2017

Destination is the Only Beach City to be included in “The Best Cities in the World” and “Top Small Cities Outside the US” Lists
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Celebrate the 4,349th Anniversary of Korea National Foundation Day!

Celebrate the 4,349th Anniversary of Korea National Foundation Day!

On Monday, October 2nd, at the Sir John A. MacDonald Building, the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Canada held Korean National and Armed Forces Day and Canada's Korea 150 celebration.
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Take a Glance at Diwali Like Festivals Celebrated Worldwide

Take a Glance at Diwali Like Festivals Celebrated Worldwide

While Deepavali is all about crackers, sweets, lights, family get-together and lots of fun, have you ever wondered what goes on in the rest of the world?
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Politics

The Elephant at the Health Ministers' Meetings: How Will Provinces Cope with $31 Billion Cut

The Elephant at the Health Ministers' Meetings: How Will Provinces Cope with $31 Billion Cut

New National Report Outlines the Huge Cost of the Failed Health Accord

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Homelessness costs Canadians big money without addressing the causes

Homelessness costs Canadians big money without addressing the causes

It’s time we put Housing First
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Andrew Scheer’s pick for committee Chair rejected with good reason

Andrew Scheer’s pick for committee Chair rejected with good reason

In decrying his failed nomination of Conservative MP Rachel Harder as Chair of the Status of Women Committee, Conservative Party leader Andrew Scheer is confusing freedom of expression with the basic qualifications required for any MP holding such a Parliamentary position. In the process he has revealed his disregard for the Committee and women’s rights.
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Home & Design

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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KPax – Going the Extra Mile

KPax – Going the Extra Mile

Paul Krakowiak started working with audio and video equipment when he was just 15 years old. Asked doing the wiring for a local disco club, he decided to become a DJ and audio became his lifelong pursuit and passion.
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The Heart of the Home

The Heart of the Home

On a floor plan, the kitchen is just another piece of the puzzle, but in the eyes of Canada’s foremost kitchen cabinet manufacturer, AyA, it is the heart of the home.

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Reviews

Continental showcases long-awaited reboot for Lincoln

Continental showcases long-awaited reboot for Lincoln

Enter the 2017 Continental.
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Album Reviews: October 16, 2017

Album Reviews: October 16, 2017

#OLMMusic takes a look at new releases by Iglooghost, Christine Jakel, Torres, The Commotions, Protomartyr, Liam Gallagher, MIKKRU, Cults, The Monotymes, and Weaves.
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Perfect 10 at the NAC! Sir John A.:  Acts of a Gentrified Ojibway Rebellion

Perfect 10 at the NAC! Sir John A.: Acts of a Gentrified Ojibway Rebellion

The NAC has pulled off a theatrical perfect 10 in Drew Hayden Taylor’s Sir John A:  Acts of a Gentrified Ojibway Rebellion
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Best Picks

Zip Zip Hooray!

Zip Zip Hooray!

There may be nothing more frustrating than sealing zipper plastic bags. Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a gadget that could do the work for you and ensure a properly sealed bag every time, saving you money and energy in the process?
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Cocoa Life

Cocoa Life

Nothing tastes better than gourmet, ethically sourced chocolate.
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WillLand Selection Colinet

WillLand Selection Colinet

A staple for students and city explorers alike.
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