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Canada’s Coming of Age Commemorated in Art Exhibition Ottawa Co-op Programs Give Students Competitive Edge Ottawa's Cynthia Menard Wins Miss World Canada Bruyère and Broadway Set to Get You Moving and Shaking For Health Care. BEST OF OTTAWA: Neighbourhoods Why Haven’t The 8 Ottawa Police Constables Who Assaulted Roxanne Carr Been Charged?

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Ottawa Life Magazine video series

Ottawa Life Magazine video series

Ottawa Life Magazine video series

Ottawa Life Magazine video series

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Why Canada should invest in emergency care for children

Why Canada should invest in emergency care for children

Wide variation across the country can be catastrophic and costly

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Why Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney Is In Your Best Interest

Why Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney Is In Your Best Interest

There are thousands of accidents each year and many of these do result in injuries both severe and minor.
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Cottage Life

Cottage Life

From Gatineau to Muskoka, Ottawans are fleeing the city heat in search of the laid-back lake lifestyle.
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Top Stories

Ottawa Co-op Programs Give Students Competitive Edge

Ottawa Co-op Programs Give Students Competitive Edge

To find out more about how students in the Ottawa area preparing for their future careers, Ottawa Life discusses the co-op experience.
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Ottawa's Cynthia Menard Wins Miss World Canada

Ottawa's Cynthia Menard Wins Miss World Canada

Canada will be represented on the international stage this year at the Miss World competition in China by newly crowned Cynthia Menard.
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Bruyère and Broadway Set to Get You Moving and Shaking For Health Care.

Bruyère and Broadway Set to Get You Moving and Shaking For Health Care.

Stop in the name of music! Broadway is coming to Ottawa byway of the Motor City with enough hits to have you dancing in the seats.
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Arts & Events

Cirque du Soleil Returns With VOLTA

Cirque du Soleil Returns With VOLTA

From August 3 to 27 locals, residents and visitors in Ottawa and Gatineau will see a show of adventure, freedom, and adrenaline.
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Canada’s Coming of Age Commemorated in Art Exhibition

Canada’s Coming of Age Commemorated in Art Exhibition

2017 also marks the anniversary of another important year for our country, and a dual-city, multi-artist exhibition aims to bring it to the public.
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Six Hip Picks for Chamber Fest 2017

Six Hip Picks for Chamber Fest 2017

Two words: chamber music. Okay, what comes to mind?
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Good Reads

FAITH in Canada 150

FAITH in Canada 150

This is an exciting year for Canada and especially for the nation’s capital. Our city has never looked better and people who live here understand that we are in the middle of a renaissance.
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Hospitality in Our Modern Times

Hospitality in Our Modern Times

Historically, hospitality has been part of every culture and religion and served to guide how we welcome strangers. It is like a golden rule for all civilizations.

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Scheer Story: A Complex One

Scheer Story: A Complex One

Since Andrew Scheer won the leadership of the federal Conservative Party, columns have described him as “Harper Light” or "Harper with a Smile."
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Sports

Diplomacy on Ice: Canada Hockey Days in Kazakhstan

Diplomacy on Ice: Canada Hockey Days in Kazakhstan

Diplomacy, at its best, operates upon the common ground shared by two parties. When it comes to Canada and Kazakhstan, no ground is more suitable for that than that of a skating rink.
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Nine Lives: A Young Athlete’s Struggle with Concussions

Nine Lives: A Young Athlete’s Struggle with Concussions

The incredible true story of Ottawa athlete Sarah Hiscock.
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Gabriela Dabrowski Makes History With Mixed Doubles Win

Gabriela Dabrowski Makes History With Mixed Doubles Win

Ottawa’s very own Gabriela Dabrowski made Canadian history at the 2017 French Open, becoming the first Canadian woman to win a Grand Slam title with her 2-6, 6-2, 12-10 mixed doubles win.
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Health

The Other Side of Reason – Air waves of silence

The Other Side of Reason – Air waves of silence

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, available now via petrabooks.ca. This column continues that text.
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In the fight for kids’ attention, parents don’t stand a chance

In the fight for kids’ attention, parents don’t stand a chance

New study shows Canadian kids see more than 25 million online food and beverage ads a year – mostly for junk food

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Our health system neglects the oral health of dependent seniors with tragic consequences

Our health system neglects the oral health of dependent seniors with tragic consequences

Why we need improved oral health in hospital, home care and long-term care services.

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Fashion

Cottage Life

Cottage Life

From Gatineau to Muskoka, Ottawans are fleeing the city heat in search of the laid-back lake lifestyle.
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Summer Edits

Summer Edits

With the warmer weather finally here, it’s time to get a kick-back, summer-lovin’, heck-yes-it’s-the-week-end style.
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Fleurs de Villes: Where Fashion and Florals Collide

Fleurs de Villes: Where Fashion and Florals Collide

Get ready to stop and smell the roses. The must-see Canadian flower meets fashion show has been touring across Canada and is set to arrive in Ottawa for viewing on Wednesday, May 3rd through Sunday, May 7th at Bayshore Shopping Centre.
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Business

Why Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney Is In Your Best Interest

Why Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney Is In Your Best Interest

There are thousands of accidents each year and many of these do result in injuries both severe and minor.
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Content Marketing Metrics You Should Pay Attention To

Content Marketing Metrics You Should Pay Attention To

Many people think that content marketing is something that can only be measured based on an increase in sales or website page views, but there are many other ways to determine whether or not your SEO marketing is a success.
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Hot New Businesswear Startup Setting up Shop in Ottawa

Hot New Businesswear Startup Setting up Shop in Ottawa

They’ve built up considerable hype in Toronto. And for just two days, they’ll be bringing their hip, modern designer fashion to Ottawa.
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Food & Wine

The First and Only  Winery in the Ottawa Valley

The First and Only Winery in the Ottawa Valley

Yes - you read that headline correctly. 
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Turn Meal Time Into HANG Time at Sky Lounge

Turn Meal Time Into HANG Time at Sky Lounge

Have your dinner 150 feet in the air!
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The Capital Ukrainian Festival Is Ready to Tantalize Your Taste Buds!

The Capital Ukrainian Festival Is Ready to Tantalize Your Taste Buds!

The Capital Ukrainian Festival strives to promote the culture, art and music of Ukraine but no gathering of this nature would be complete without serving up a seemingly endless sampling of traditional meals and treats.
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Travel

Why travel to Ottawa this winter

Why travel to Ottawa this winter

The Canadian capital city of Ottawa is a fantastic place to visit in the winter.
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Detroit City – 21st Century Reinvention

Detroit City – 21st Century Reinvention

The Motor City is Back BIGTIME!!

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Jade Mountain Resort

Jade Mountain Resort

An architect’s love for jade and passion for his craft combined to create a one-of-a-kind paradise that will have you fall in love with Saint Lucia.

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Politics

The Archduke Game

The Archduke Game

A chilling variant of the Archduke game is now being played in earnest in the United States.
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Prime Minister Maxime Bernier? Pourquoi Pas?

Prime Minister Maxime Bernier? Pourquoi Pas?

Why Maxime Bernier Could be A Real Problem for Trudeau's Liberals

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How Trump Will Save the World

How Trump Will Save the World

Could Donald Trump save the world? Read on!
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Home & Design

BEST OF OTTAWA: Neighbourhoods

BEST OF OTTAWA: Neighbourhoods

With 20-years writing about Ottawa life we think we have a pretty good idea of the best of what this city has to offer. In this new weekly summer series we’ll share it with you. From our top picks of hotels, live music venues, local brews, bands and more, check, share and discuss #OLMBest every Monday!
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Recycling with a Hot Twist

Recycling with a Hot Twist

Fire pits bring a whole new perspective to your backyard. Instead of just green grass, flowers and the occasional potted plant, they are landscape with a purpose.
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Tips for Buying Replacement Windows in Ottawa

Tips for Buying Replacement Windows in Ottawa

Replacement windows are a special type of window that is different from “new construction” windows installed in recently built homes.
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Reviews

Album Reviews: July 25, 2017

Album Reviews: July 25, 2017

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Film Review: Dunkirk

Film Review: Dunkirk

Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire and France are surrounded by the German army and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.
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Film Review: War for the Planet of the Apes

Film Review: War for the Planet of the Apes

After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind.
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Best Picks

Pipin’ Hot: A Portable Coffee Maker with some Punch

Pipin’ Hot: A Portable Coffee Maker with some Punch

While there’s nothing wrong with staying comfortably sat at your nine-to-five, some of us find the urge to answer mother nature’s call and escape routine.
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BEST OF OTTAWA: Top Spots for Pets

BEST OF OTTAWA: Top Spots for Pets

With 20-years writing about Ottawa life we think we have a pretty good idea of the best of what this city has to offer. In this new weekly summer series we’ll share it with you. From our top picks of hotels, live music venues, local brews, bands and more, check, share and discuss #OLMBest every Monday!
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Celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday with Flair!

Celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday with Flair!

2017 marks an amazing year to be Canadian! With the big 150th birthday bash coming up right around the corner, why not give your celebrations some extra oomph? We’ve got a roundup of some of the most spectacular products, some limited edition, that will help make July 1st extra extraordinary!  
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