Arts & Events

SIX is a Remarkable Musical that Will Leave you Humming Long After the Curtain Falls

Twenty-four hours ago, I knew I would be going to the National Arts Centre to...

By: Keith Whittier

Ottawa Stop of ‘Empire Strips Back, a Star Wars Parody’ Extended until May 31st

While May 4th has passed, Star Wars fever hasn’t, and the nation’s capital has welcomed...

By: Keith Whittier

Spring Into SHEIN’s ByWard Market Move & Groove Pop-Up Event

The global fashion e-retailer SHEIN is thrilled to announce its Move & Groove pop-up event...

By: OLM Staff

Kanata Theatre’s Baskerville is Foolish Fun

An evening brimming with laughter may seem contradictory for a mystery, yet that’s precisely what...

By: Karen Temple

My Ottawa

When Declaring a Business or Event is Inclusive, Ensure it truly Means Everyone

The terms inclusivity, inclusion, and inclusive are widely recognized. Often, when I see an organization...

By: Ryan Lythall

Tips to Enhance the Accessibility of Mental Health Support

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. As someone who has ongoing mental health challenges, I’ve...

By: Ryan Lythall

Never Judge a Book by its Cover

I finally got outside and went for a long roll on Saturday. Over six hours,...

By: Ryan Lythall

Don’t Ignore the Signs of Anxiety

As a person with anxiety, I often get anxious about writing. Specific questions rush my...

By: Ryan Lythall

Politics

The Impact of EV’s on CO2 Will Be Tiny but They Might Mitigate Another Problem

Seeking to reduce CO2 emissions into the atmosphere is an admirable objective, and one can...

By: John Scott Cowan

Environment and Climate Change Committee hears report on Organic Diversion and Garbage Fees

The City Of Ottawa’s Environment and Climate Change Board Met on Tuesday. The meeting revolved...

By: Mckenzie Donovan

The City of Ottawa to Increase Development Charges for New Homes

Ottawa City Council began its monthly meeting with the adoption of committee reports, including the...

By: Mckenzie Donovan

McDonald Gardens Park to Commemorate the Global Irish Famine Way

From the use of Irish labour during the construction of the Rideau Canal to the...

By: Mckenzie Donovan

Sports

Celebrate World Football Day on the Pitch with Atlético Ottawa

Atlético Ottawa—excuse me—the undefeated Atlético Ottawa returns to the pitch this weekend at TD Place....

By: Keith Whittier

Oils well that ends well? You bet

June 9, 1993. The day, and last time a Canadian entrant won the Stanley Cup....

By: Dave Gross

Disappointment, Bad Luck, or Real Level? Taking Apart Ovechkin’s Season

The world’s best hockey player in career shots failed to hit the goal line in...

By: Allen Brown

‘Summer of Steve’ well underway

Like the result or not, Step 1 in the Ottawa Senator ‘rebuild’ was accomplished lickety-split....

By: Dave Gross

Food & Wine

Summer and Cider Make a Perfect Pairing

It’s that happy time of year again, when we can fire up the barbecue, visit...

By: Jane Staples

A Festival of Flavours With the Indian High Commission

THE EVENT! Recently, Ottawa food lovers were treated to an evening of tasting the flavours...

By: Jane Staples

Lola’s Kitchen Transforms from Illicit Takeout to a Must-Visit Hotspot

There is so much more to a restaurant than its menu and the dishes it...

By: Jordan Pizzuti

Spoil her With a Great Wine Gift on Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is just around the corner, on May 12th. In case you’re looking for...

By: Jane Staples

Reviews

‘The Empire Strips Back: A Star Wars Parody’ Lives up to the Hype

The Empire Strips Back is one of the most sought-after tickets in Ottawa, and after...

By: Keith Whittier

Album Reviews: Taylor Swift, English Teacher, Jessica Pratt

Taylor Swift – The Tortured Poets Department West Reading, PA While Taylor Swift’s move into...

By: Owen Maxwell

“Humane” Marks Caitlin Cronenberg’s Directorial Debut

Synopsis: In the wake of an environmental collapse that is forcing humanity to shed 20%...

By: Keith Whittier

Stop Scrolling and Watch ‘Baby Reindeer’

Synopsis: The story follows writer and performer Richard Gadd’s warped relationship with a female stalker...

By: Keith Whittier

Travel

SAY ALOHA TO THE ISLAND OF HAWAI`I

Travel instils reverence for the world in a way unlike all others, and some places...

By: Jennifer Hartley

Florida’s Space Coast is 3-2-1 Relax!

While Ottawa’s mayor is working hard to bring more direct flights to Ottawa, one carrier...

By: Karen Temple

Le Centre Sheraton Montreal Hotel’s Magnificent Transformation is a Winner

The newly renovated Le Centre Sheraton Montreal Hotel on René Lévesque Boulevard West in the...

By: Dan Donovan

A Flight Through Time at Valiant Air Command Warbird Museum in Florida

When most people retire, they turn to their hobbies or passions to fill their days,...

By: Karen Temple

Business

A Wake-up Call for Businesses

Why a lack of succession planning could cost them their future Nearly five years ago,...

By: OLM Staff

Wahi’s Ultimate Home-Hunting App is Now Couples-Friendly

In 2022, Wahi Realty Inc. launched a real estate marketing platform, the first in Canada...

By: Karen Temple

Optimizing Tax Efficiency: A Guide for Investors

By Adam Prittie, CIM, CFP, BCOM, Associate Portfolio Manager, Financial Advisor   Tax efficiency is...

By: Ottawalife Contributor

China’s Leap to Economic Recovery: Promoting high-quality development with comprehensive reforms

By Djoomart Otorbaev Since China began opening up and reforming its economy some 45 years...

By: Ottawalife Contributor

Best Picks

Pommies Wine & Soda Raspberry is the Perfect Summer Quencher

Break out those flip-flops and dust off your shades because summer is knocking at our...

By: OLM Staff

Silk & Snow has the Best Mattress in Canada for a Sound Sleep

The most important ingredient for sound sleep is a great mattress. We’ve tested Silk &...

By: Dan Donovan

Tom Wilson Tehoháhake: Exploring Identity Through Art

Title: Mohawk Warriors Hunters & Chiefs: The Art of Tom Wilson Tehoháhake Publisher: Goose Lane...

By: OLM Staff

Who Really Killed Thomas D’Arcy McGee?

Author: David Mulholland Published By: Burnstown Publishing House ISBN: 978177257391 In all of Canada’s early...

By: Mckenzie Donovan

Health

The First-Ever Adaptive Living Expo Comes to Ottawa on June 1st!

Life can unexpectedly throw us a curveball, turning our world upside down in mere seconds....

By: Susan Alsembach

Tidy Up Your Pantry and Spruce Up Your Spring Meals

As the weather warms up and local farmers’ markets begin selling spring vegetables and fruit,...

By: Susan Alsembach

Parents’ Guide to Surviving Cold and Flu Season

Dr. Stephanie Liu, a family physician, is dedicated to children’s health, especially during cold and...

By: OLM Staff

The Health Benefits of Restoring Natural Testosterone Levels

Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) provides hope for many individuals seeking to reclaim balance, vitality and...

By: OLM Staff

Good reads

How Data Is Shaping the Future of Basketball

Sports have seen data analysis become a core force for change, with its influence apparent...

By: Allen Brown

2026 FIFA World Cup: Can Canada Kick On After Herdman?

The Canadian national soccer team reached the FIFA World Cup in 2022. With the next...

By: Allen Brown

The Evolution of Bodybuilding in Canada: From Strength to National Pride

Bodybuilding in Canada has undergone a remarkable evolution, transforming from a niche pursuit to a...

By: Mckenzie Donovan

8 Reasons Why Canadian Online Casinos Are Worth a Try

In recent years, online casinos have become increasingly popular in Canada, offering a convenient and...

By: Allen Brown