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Fabulous fibre is good for your gut and your overall health

Fabulous fibre is good for your gut and your overall health

Previously, before we were able to refine foods and process them, fibre was found in nearly everything we ate. 
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Government of Canada recognizes Black History with four new designations

Government of Canada recognizes Black History with four new designations

On the eve of Emancipation Day, Aug. 1st, the Government of Canada has just made a major announcement with the declaration of four new Black History historic designations. 

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Anxiety is the real Dementor

Anxiety is the real Dementor

The Dementors from Harry Potter remind us of that dreadful feeling of doom, cold sweats, raised hard rate, nausea and shallow and rapid breathing that are all symptoms of anxiety.
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Government of Canada recognizes Black History with four new designations

Government of Canada recognizes Black History with four new designations

On the eve of Emancipation Day, Aug. 1st, the Government of Canada has just made a major announcement with the declaration of four new Black History historic designations. 

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“Cop Connects”— Tow truck drivers allege more Police involved in scam

“Cop Connects”— Tow truck drivers allege more Police involved in scam

Constable Andrew Chronopoulos, veteran Constable Hussein Assad and Constable Kevin Putinsky all face multiple charges for being involved in tipping off local tow truck drivers about accidents in Ottawa for a fee.
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CanadaDocks — Where fun on the water begins

CanadaDocks — Where fun on the water begins

Founded in 2006, CanadaDocks produces the only formed aluminum, bolt-together, do-it-yourself dock kits on the market.
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Arts & Events

Jesse Reynolds making a splash on the Ottawa comedy scene

Jesse Reynolds making a splash on the Ottawa comedy scene

Local personality Jesse Reynolds is making a name for himself as a stand-up comedian.
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Album Reviews: Taylor Swift, Jessy Lanza, Liza Anne

Album Reviews: Taylor Swift, Jessy Lanza, Liza Anne

Five new album reviews with tracks for you to sample! 
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Capital Comedy Review: The drive-in experience and BCP is back

Capital Comedy Review: The drive-in experience and BCP is back

Comedy is back . . . the coming weeks are packed full of not-to-be-missed shows!
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Sports

Qualifying round highlights summer’s hottest time

Qualifying round highlights summer’s hottest time

The National Hockey League’s first-ever qualifying round – involving all of Canada’s teams but one (guess? C’mon) – kicks off this coming weekend.
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Ottawa’s draft pick — Stuetzle or Byfield, who’s your guy?

Ottawa’s draft pick — Stuetzle or Byfield, who’s your guy?

Unless the Kings jump the shark and go off the board, we’re looking at this pair of prospects as the guaranteed choices at pick No. 2.
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NHL swings and misses, big time

NHL swings and misses, big time

Friday night’s draft lottery was like hitting the trifecta for clubs thought to be out of the mix for Lafreniere, the guaranteed first overall selection.
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Politics

Chinese Ambassador Cong’s message of friendship refers to 50 years of diplomatic ties with Canada

Chinese Ambassador Cong’s message of friendship refers to 50 years of diplomatic ties with Canada

Chinese Ambassador to Canada Cong Peiwu has released a video to celebrate the 93rd anniversary of the founding of the Chinese People's Liberation Army.
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Science and politics: always a stormy marriage

Science and politics: always a stormy marriage

Elected governments are not especially good at addressing issues that have a time base longer than a couple of electoral cycles, not do they do well with world-girdling issues with a science component.
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135 Liberal MPs refuse to endorse Finance Minister Bill Morneau

135 Liberal MPs refuse to endorse Finance Minister Bill Morneau

Of the 155 MPs offices contacted by OLM, 135 Liberal MPs would not signal their support for Morneau’s explanation preferring to be listed as having ‘no comment’ or not available for comment.
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Fashion & Beauty

Pretty little pearls — A wee primer on pearl cultivation

Pretty little pearls — A wee primer on pearl cultivation

June’s the birth month of pearl. Let’s explore how pearls form naturally and how they’re cultivated. First though, a little history.
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Being a fashion face and giving back never looked so gorgeous

Being a fashion face and giving back never looked so gorgeous

Julie Beun does it again. The Ottawa marketing, communications and media personality started AboutFace Masks.
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The pretty pantry: The beauty ingredients hiding in your kitchen

The pretty pantry: The beauty ingredients hiding in your kitchen

Many skincare and beauty ingredients can be found at home, right in your kitchen.
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Business

Why your business should consider hiring a managed IT Services company
4 factors that lead to employee burnout and how to avoid them

4 factors that lead to employee burnout and how to avoid them

Employee burnout, job burnout, or simply burnout are terms that get thrown around often, and we've all heard them.
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“Be resilient.” An interview with Huawei’s Chris Pereira

“Be resilient.” An interview with Huawei’s Chris Pereira

Huawei recently bucked the downward trend and on-boarded more than 100 new workers at its Canadian operations, and it did so without any in-person interviews.
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Food & Wine

WineOnline Sommelier, Samuel Fritz-Tate’s top picks of affordable wines from Spain 
Istria — a kaleidoscope of colours and a treasure trove of gastronomic delights

Istria — a kaleidoscope of colours and a treasure trove of gastronomic delights

Introducing Destination Istria — in celebration of the arrival of a unique selection of wines in Ontario from some of Croatia’s leading winemakers 

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Cheryl Wilcox is the mom behind Mom's Homemade salsa

Cheryl Wilcox is the mom behind Mom's Homemade salsa

Mom’s Homemade salsa plans to expand to new locations and introduce a new flavour!
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Travel

Le Boat — Close to home yet far from ordinary 

Le Boat — Close to home yet far from ordinary 

If you are looking for a summer vacation close to home, you can’t go wrong with Le Boat.
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Best spots for a beach vacation in Latin America

Best spots for a beach vacation in Latin America

Latin America is a paradise for beach-lovers, the region offers plenty of coastline to keep vacationers happy. 
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Five small Ottawa-area towns to visit this summer

Five small Ottawa-area towns to visit this summer

There are many beautiful small towns waiting to be discovered by Ottawa residents who want to get out of the house.
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Health

Fabulous fibre is good for your gut and your overall health

Fabulous fibre is good for your gut and your overall health

Previously, before we were able to refine foods and process them, fibre was found in nearly everything we ate. 
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Anxiety is the real Dementor

Anxiety is the real Dementor

The Dementors from Harry Potter remind us of that dreadful feeling of doom, cold sweats, raised hard rate, nausea and shallow and rapid breathing that are all symptoms of anxiety.
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How long does it take to gain muscle mass and how can I do it safely

How long does it take to gain muscle mass and how can I do it safely

If you're trying to increase your strength and you're wondering how long does it take to gain muscle mass and how you can do it safely then read our article!
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Homes & Neighbourhoods

Ottawa’s Black Tar Paving introduces contact-free estimates

Ottawa’s Black Tar Paving introduces contact-free estimates

Black Tar Paving has been offering outstanding customer service and quality asphalt paving throughout the national capital region since 2012.
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6 Benefits of hiring an interior designer for your home renovation

6 Benefits of hiring an interior designer for your home renovation

Whether you want to make every space of your house look bigger or change your interior's entire aesthetics, the design ideas for home design and renovation are endless.
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The hardest working appliance — the hot water tank

The hardest working appliance — the hot water tank

Your hot water tank is one of the most hard working appliances in your home. It heats water for showers, baths, dishwashing, laundry and more
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Good Reads

Why Instagram video views are key if you want to grow account following

Why Instagram video views are key if you want to grow account following

When you are starting a career as a blogger on Instagram, the first thing that you are eager to do is to gain more followers for your profile.
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How to avoid computer-induced headaches

How to avoid computer-induced headaches

Those who remain seated for hours in front of a computer (such as anyone who owns an online business) often suffer from tension-induced headaches
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The best food to eat in Ottawa

Reviews

Darkness Falls review — Interview with the star Shawn Ashmore

Darkness Falls review — Interview with the star Shawn Ashmore

Watch Keith Whittier's review of this dark drama along with a bonus interview with the film's star.
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The Main Event: a movie for the whole family from Netflix

The Main Event: a movie for the whole family from Netflix

Keith Whittier describes what you get when you cross a superhero movie with professional wrestling!
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Find out if Netflix's Love Wedding Repeat is worth a watch

Find out if Netflix's Love Wedding Repeat is worth a watch

Film reviewer Keith Whittier, who loves a good wedding as much as a big laugh, gives this movie a B. Watch his full review!
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Best Picks

Introducing Bee Savvy, a local family-run company

Introducing Bee Savvy, a local family-run company

With healthy, all-natural and safe products, Bee Savvy is a perfect place to shop for yourself, your children and even your pets.
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The Alley's first Ottawa location on Sussex Drive is now open

The Alley's first Ottawa location on Sussex Drive is now open

A globally renowned spot for high quality tea and beverages, The Alley is best known for their unique and refreshing bubble teas.
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RXBAR — NEW healthy snack for active families

RXBAR — NEW healthy snack for active families

Available at Whole Foods, these are the perfect pick me up, great for kids and adults alike!
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