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The Great Glebe Garage Sale: Vintage and New Things in the Same Place! Summer Edits Sens-ational Heartbreak Something Wonderfully Wicked This Way Comes as City Lawyers Enter the Court of Macbeth Say Hello to Aaron Cayer: Entrepreneur, Community Leader, and GenNext Award Recipient Prime Minister Maxime Bernier? Pourquoi Pas?

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The Great Glebe Garage Sale: Vintage and New Things in the Same Place!
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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Electric and Live with The 1975

Electric and Live with The 1975

“Who the heck are The 1975?” I asked immediately causing anybody in the earshot radius of my question to stop mid-text, eyes wide, leaning forward as though I were about to perform some strange magic trick.
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Top Stories

Say Hello to Aaron Cayer: Entrepreneur, Community Leader, and GenNext Award Recipient

Say Hello to Aaron Cayer: Entrepreneur, Community Leader, and GenNext Award Recipient

Aaron Cayer has been skateboarding for nearly 20 years and the passion he has for the sport is incredible.
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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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Get to Know Gatineau

Get to Know Gatineau

It is time to get to know Gatineau.
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Arts & Events

Electric and Live with The 1975

Electric and Live with The 1975

“Who the heck are The 1975?” I asked immediately causing anybody in the earshot radius of my question to stop mid-text, eyes wide, leaning forward as though I were about to perform some strange magic trick.
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Yuks For CHEO

Yuks For CHEO

They say that laughter is the best medicine, something the fine folks at Yuk Yuk’s Ottawa take to another level each year with their annual fundraising night for the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario.
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Something Wonderfully Wicked This Way Comes as City Lawyers Enter the Court of Macbeth

Something Wonderfully Wicked This Way Comes as City Lawyers Enter the Court of Macbeth

We think the good Bard would raise no objection and give the theatrical barristers of the County of Carleton Law Association a pass full of well scribed adulation as they step out of the courtroom and onto the stage to perform one of his greatest works.
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Good Reads

Mindfully Minding our Minds

Mindfully Minding our Minds

Many moons ago, when I was going through a particularly tumultuous time, a girlfriend sat a broken-me down at her kitchen table and commanded me to – “Sit there and shut up. Breathe with me she said . . . just breathe.”
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Council of Turkish Canadians Does it Again: Ninth Youth Congress a Big Success

Council of Turkish Canadians Does it Again: Ninth Youth Congress a Big Success

There are 62,000 Turks currently living in Canada, of which about 7,000 are students.

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Hypocrisy Still Reigns in the Catholic Church

Hypocrisy Still Reigns in the Catholic Church

Rome recently reiterated a 2005 ban on any homosexual man from entering a Roman Catholic seminary, and added more insult to the injury.
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Sports

Sens-ational Heartbreak

Sens-ational Heartbreak

“Love” is what Ottawa Senators’ goaltender Craig Anderson says he’ll remember most after this season after suffering a 3-2 double overtime Game 7 loss against the Pittsburgh Penguins – not the wins, not the losses, but love – paying testament to the emotional season the Sens have had this year.
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Rain fails to dampen Micra Cup season opener

Rain fails to dampen Micra Cup season opener

Despite being an auto journalist, I’m not a hard-core race fan. But that doesn’t keep me from sampling an occasional event – especially the more grassroots variety. The blazing speeds, smell of burning fuel, and cacophony of the unmuffled engines deliver an experience that’s impossible to replicate on TV.
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Sunday, Bloody Sunday

Sunday, Bloody Sunday

Can the Senators bounce back after brutal loss to Penguins? 
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Health

The Power of Yoga

The Power of Yoga

Every Wednesday at noon from May until August Lululemon hosts yoga on Parliament Hill, bringing a different teacher every week. This year marks Lululemon’s 10th year of free yoga on the Hill. 
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Get Critical Vaccination Information with the CANImmunize App.

Get Critical Vaccination Information with the CANImmunize App.

The vaccination information you need to keep you and your loved ones safe can now be found right in the palm of your hand. CANImmunize is a new mobile app that tracks your immunizations on a smartphone.
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What Canada can learn from Australia on health care

What Canada can learn from Australia on health care

Australia and Canada share many characteristics, but Canadians may not know one of them is that Australia’s universal health insurance scheme, Medicare, was modelled on Canada’s -- albeit adapted to account for constitutional differences between the two countries.
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Fashion

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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Quebec Designers Staying On Track With Eco Fashion

Quebec Designers Staying On Track With Eco Fashion

We chat with designers from the Qubec Designers Fashion sale. 
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Business

Tips On Starting Your Own Charity

Tips On Starting Your Own Charity

Most charities running today were not set up by rich people alone. Some of the people who operate charities are just simple and ordinary people who want to help the vulnerable.
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Capital Florist Wants to Make Your Dreams Come True

Capital Florist Wants to Make Your Dreams Come True

Owner of Capital Florist, Carla is Ottawa’s newest floral designer, but with a modern twist.
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Tokyo Shop Brings Everything Kawaii to Ottawa

Tokyo Shop Brings Everything Kawaii to Ottawa

If you’re a lover of everything kawaii–which is a Japanese word used to describe anything cute for those of you unfamiliar with the term–then get excited! Ottawa’s very first Japanese dollar store has recently opened up in the heart of the city.
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Food & Wine

If I only had $100, I would buy at Vintages…

If I only had $100, I would buy at Vintages…

South Central Italy & Flagship In Store Discoveries (LCBO speak: ISD) as well as California are a prominent features in this LCBO Vintages release.  Where to start?
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I’ll raise my glass to that!

I’ll raise my glass to that!

Smooth. Round. Smells like a field of wildflowers. With descriptors like this, I bet you don’t think that I am talking about gin. 

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Buyers Picks at Vintages

Buyers Picks at Vintages

‘Buyer’s Picks’ are the prominent feature of this weekend’s LCBO Vintages release, not to mention New Zealand and Sake wines.
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Travel

Orlando — MORE THAN JUST MINNIE AND MICKEY

Orlando — MORE THAN JUST MINNIE AND MICKEY

In fact, it is everything else that is there that makes Orlando a fantastic destination. We stayed and played on iDrive. It is one large playground from end to end.
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Close to Home, Far From Ordinary  The Rosseau Muskoka Resort & Spa

Close to Home, Far From Ordinary The Rosseau Muskoka Resort & Spa

JW Marriott— a five star hotel at four star prices in the heart the Muskoka’s

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Escape from Seoul to Ottawa’s Cityscape

Escape from Seoul to Ottawa’s Cityscape

Recent Ottawa resident Stuart Adam Shein writes of his journey from Seoul to the capital. 
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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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How Trump Will Save the World

How Trump Will Save the World

Could Donald Trump save the world? Read on!
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Trump Takes Tragic Step Backwards with Abortion Ruling

Trump Takes Tragic Step Backwards with Abortion Ruling

So much has happened since mid-January, and one of the first actions of President Trump was to reinstate what is known as the global gag rule — removing funding from any foreign aid group that provides abortions, abortion facilities or abortion education outside of the United States.
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Home & Design

Fendor’s History of Innovation

Fendor’s History of Innovation

In Mike Nichols’ classic film The Graduate, Dustin Hoffman’s Benjamin is memorably told by a businessman that a single product will define the future: plastics. According to Greg Westwell however, the future has long been in aluminum.

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Smart. Simple. Strong.

Smart. Simple. Strong.

Niels Luettge is not in the business to simply design and build houses. He creates living spaces that reflect prospective home owners in their entirety. More than “functional," a job well done has to be aesthetically impressive and architecturally sound, while addressing the wish list of the client.

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Glam Up Your Closet For Spring

Glam Up Your Closet For Spring

Spring has sprung, and with home refreshing in the mix, isn't it time to reorganize your closet?

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Reviews

Album Reviews May 11, 2017

Album Reviews May 11, 2017

#OLMMusic takes a look at new releases by Perfume Genius, Deadpan Romeo, Black Lips, Mac DeMarco and Fathers of Modern Rocketry.
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Book Review: Rough Patch • A Novel

Book Review: Rough Patch • A Novel

Rough Patch, a novel published by Arsenal Pulp Press, is a powerful novel about picking yourself up after a spectacular fall, and finding your own way in the world.
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Book Review: 300 Reasons to Love New York

Book Review: 300 Reasons to Love New York

Discover the real New York!
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Best Picks

International Wines to Get You in the Summer Spirit!

International Wines to Get You in the Summer Spirit!

Summer is nearly here, and what better way to celebrate a perfect summer day than with a perfect international wine. We've got a round up of wines from four different countries to help you get a sample of what the world of wine has to offer!
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A Carnivore's Dream Kitchen Appliance

A Carnivore's Dream Kitchen Appliance

Dry aged steak was something I would only get right after payday, and when I was feeling particularly celebratory, otherwise the cost of getting such a delicious meal would always force me to flip back to the cheaper side of the menu. Thus you could probably imagine my excitement to discover that there was an easy way to dry age steak at home, bringing one of my favourite meals right to my kitchen. Introducing the SteakAger! This amazing device comes in the simple form of a white box, but will quickly become a staple for steak fans everywhere! Its compact design simulates the environment of a professional dry-aging fridge, without taking up precious kitchen space.
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Leap for Sleep

Leap for Sleep

Feel like you slept at a luxury hotel every night with the 14" Hunter new-tech gel memory foam mattress from Sleep Envie.
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