Arts & Events

On Monday, April 22nd Celebrate Earth Day while Supporting a Great Cause

On Earth Day, Ottawa residents will have the extraordinary opportunity to immerse themselves in the...

By: OLM Staff

National Canadian Film Day Celebrates Canadians and Their Stories

Today, April 17, is National Canadian Film Day. It’s a day to celebrate Canadian stories...

By: Keith Whittier

The story of family breakup in the comedy “Grand Horizons” reaches across age groups

Older adults breaking up after decades-long marriages seems unthinkable, but according to the American Psychological...

By: Mckenzie Donovan

Contemporary Dance Company Tara Luz Danse Inspires Creativity Through Movement

Tara Luz Danse is a dance company that offers community workshops, performances, and local iniatives...

By: Keith Whittier

My Ottawa

Choose to See What You Want to See

This week, I want to start with two statements and a question. First statement: I’m...

By: Ryan Lythall

Understanding ASD and Myself Better

Shortly after my last article, I realized that April is Autism Awareness Month. I was...

By: Ryan Lythall

Honest Mistake or Any Black Man Will Do?

by Calvin Lawrence In recent weeks, there have been violent arrests of two Black men....

By: Ottawalife Contributor

Discovering my Differences are Similar to Yours

Over the past several months, I’ve been on a journey of self-discovery and learning about...

By: Ryan Lythall

Politics

Are Speed Cameras Exploiting Ottawa Residents Under the Guise of Safety?

Property taxes are always a municipal election issue. During the 2022 Ottawa election campaign, then-candidate...

By: Mckenzie Donovan

OC Transpo Suffers $1 million Revenue Shortfall Due to Low Ridership

The Ottawa Transit Commission convened on Thursday, April 11, for its monthly meeting. OC Transpo...

By: Mckenzie Donovan

Honouring Indigenous Aid Towards Irish Famine Relief in Canada  

The Irish Famine of 1846-1852 was one of the darkest events in Ireland’s history, effectively...

By: Beryl Menezes

Canada’s Housing Crisis a Federal Fiasco as CMHC pay Themselves Big Bonuses

Canada is in the grip of a housing crisis, and the federal government, along with...

By: Dan Donovan

Sports

Atlético Ottawa are Back in Full Force

Two years ago, Atlético Ottawa was the talk of the Canadian Premier League. They finished...

By: Keith Whittier

Ottawa’s Off-Season Won’t be Dull

“If you can’t say anything nice, don’t say anything at all.” • Moms around the globe...

By: Dave Gross

Panthers Boast What Senators Do Not

Here are a few words and phrases I collected from print, online and broadcast late...

By: Dave Gross

The 10 Greatest Wrestlemania Matches Ever

Wrestlemania 40 takes place this weekend in Philadelphia at Lincoln Financial Field. Two nights of...

By: Keith Whittier

Food & Wine

A New Wave of Chablis Winemakers

Chablis wines of France are cherished and admired the world over, and Canada is a...

By: Jane Staples

This Ottawa Restaurant is Taking Seafood to the Next Level

It’s unlikely that you’ll ever patent some new tech, create a counter to the theory...

By: Jordan Pizzuti

Ottawa’s Viral Burger Truck Is Worth The Hype

The weather is finally warming up in the capital, which means food truck season is...

By: Jordan Pizzuti

Wines to Help you Through tax Season

It’s that time of year again: Spring, which is welcome, and tax season, which is...

By: Jane Staples

Reviews

Album Reviews: Beyoncé, Khruangbin, Elbow

Beyoncé – Cowboy Carter Houston, TX While perhaps a larger genre shift from much of...

By: Owen Maxwell

Album Reviews: Adrianne Lenker, Julia Holter, Empress Of

Adrianne Lenker – Bright Future Indianapolis, IN Despite her very rustic body of work, it...

By: Owen Maxwell

Album Reviews: Allie X, Omni, Bleachers

Allie X – Girl with No Face Oakville, Ontario With her unique brand of art-pop,...

By: Owen Maxwell

Album Reviews: DJ Kirby, Mary Timony, Nadine Shah

DJ Kirby – Skydancing Montreal Between Das Beat and Blue Hawaii, Alex Agor Kirby (or...

By: Owen Maxwell

Travel

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

Lights, Camera, Action: Hollywood’s Glamour and History

Hollywood is one part place and one part people. Although an iconic American destination, it...

By: George Stryker

High Altitude Harmony: Exploring Colorado’s Natural and Cultural Treasures

Colorado is the land where breathtaking mountain landscapes meet lively urban scenes. Our week-long journey...

By: George Stryker

Las Vegas’ newest and glitziest bauble the Sphere can’t hold an LED light to off-Strip fun

When U2 announced that they were going to play a six-months-long residency in Las Vegas...

By: Shawn Conner

Business

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

Oasis Painting: Finding the Perfect Paint Colour

Choosing the right paint colour for your home can be a daunting task. Many homeowners...

By: Allen Brown

Cybersecurity Giant Fortinet Partners with the KNBA and Hub350 to Boost Expertise in Ottawa Tech Sector 

Global cybersecurity leader, Fortinet, recently joined forces with Hub350 and the Kanata North Business Association...

By: Mckenzie Donovan

Best Picks

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

Explore Canada’s Formative Medical History with The Roosting Box

Author: Kristen den Hartog Published by: Goose Lane Editions Pages: 346 ISBN:9781773103266pb “A hospital is...

By: OLM Staff

Health

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

Feeling Hungry? That’s a Good Thing!

There is often confusion about what hunger means for our health and how it affects...

By: Susan Alsembach

Good reads

Exploiting Common Behavioral Biases in Canadian Poker Opponents

Understanding and exploiting the common behavioral biases of your Canadian poker opponents can significantly enhance...

By: Allen Brown

The Secret Ingredient: How Mushroom Bars are Changing Snack Time in Tech Hubs

In recent years, the bustling tech hubs around the globe have become epicenters not only...

By: Mckenzie Donovan

Bridging the Gap: How Canadian Live Casinos Bring Land-Based Excitement to Your Screen

For many casino enthusiasts, the allure of land-based casinos lies in the vibrant atmosphere, the...

By: Allen Brown

he Ins and Outs of Filing a Bicycle Accident Lawsuit

Bicycling is a popular mode of transportation and recreation enjoyed by millions worldwide. However, accidents...

By: Allen Brown