Arts & Events

An Enchanting Evening of Music with the Ottawa Bach Choir’s Performance of “The Maestro of San Marco”

Prepare to be transported to the realms of musical enchantment as the Ottawa Bach Choir...

By: OLM Staff

Broadway Across Canada’s Magnificent Performance of Frozen Will Warm Your Heart

In 2013, when the animated movie Frozen came out, Disney was sitting on the proverbial...

By: Keith Whittier

Local business Hosts Fundraiser in Support of the Work of Doctors Without Borders in Gaza

On Thursday, February 29, 2024, Ottawa’s Dreammind Foundation is hosting an elegant fundraiser, Saving the...

By: OLM Staff

Win tickets to Echoes of the Motherland — A Celebration of African Culture You Won’t Want to Miss!

Prepare to be immersed in a cultural event like no other at Echoes of the...

By: OLM Staff

My Ottawa

Cultivating Inner Peace with Art, Meditation, and my Surrounding

Last week was chaotic for me. My new sleeping pills stopped working, so I had...

By: Ryan Lythall

It’s Never Too Late to Find Your True Self

As I’m writing this article, it’s Family Day in Ontario. Happy belated Family Day! I...

By: Ryan Lythall

One Ottawa Teen’s Life-Changing Experience with Youth to Sea 

The landscape of positive change being pushed by youth across Canada has a new stand-out...

By: OLM Staff

This Ottawa Food Writer is Putting the Capital’s Hospitality Scene on the Map

Jordan Pizzuti is passionate about the hospitality industry, so much so that he’s devoted his...

By: Dan Donovan

Top Stories

Research shows DEI should DIE

By David Millard Haskell Almost two months ago, Tesla CEO and Twitter (now X) owner...

By: Ottawalife Contributor

OSSTF Calls out Ford Government—Says They Must Prioritize the Needs of Students With Disabilities

Ontario’s Secondary School Teachers’ Federation addresses Ford Cuts The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF/FEESO)...

By: OLM Staff

We Must STOP the Radioactive Waste Storage Project Beside the Ottawa River    

By Lynn Jones Several citizens’ groups from Ontario and Quebec are ringing alarm bells about...

By: Ottawalife Contributor

PSAC Leadership Faces Backlash: Jewish Federal Employees Challenge Discrimination and Anti-Israel Stance

In a move to confront alleged antisemitism by the leadership team at the Public Service...

By: Dan Donovan

Politics

Council Attempts to bring Ugandan High Commission into Line after Unauthorized Demolition of Heritage Property 

Ottawa City Council’s short meeting today was centred around the construction of the Ugandan High...

By: Mckenzie Donovan

The Best Ships Are Friendships: Irish Ambassador Eamonn McKee on Diplomacy and the Utilities of History

Eamonn McKee is Ireland’s Ambassador to Canada, Jamaica, The Bahamas and just recently Antigua and...

By: Dan Donovan

At 66 percent, OC Transpo Ridership Continues to be Well Below Pre-Pandemic Levels

The Ottawa Transit Commission, tasked with running OC Transpo affairs, met on Thursday, February 8,...

By: Mckenzie Donovan

Ottawa City Council Stuck in the Ditch

Ottawa City Council met today for its second session of 2024. The meeting was short,...

By: Mckenzie Donovan

Sports

NHL trade deadline a pickle for Ottawa, Montreal, Toronto

Complex and potentially puzzling are a couple of ways to project the upcoming National Hockey...

By: Dave Gross

WWE Superstar R-Truth says Fans are in for the Roller Coaster Event of Their Life

Twenty years in, the passion and enthusiasm you once had for your job wear off...

By: Keith Whittier

Rielly, Greig incident draws out the ‘Pin-Dicks’

Middle ground and balanced opinion? Not that we were expecting anything different but there wasn’t...

By: Dave Gross

It’s cold-and-flu season, here’s how to deal with it (or not)

It’s either the flu or it’s a heavy, heavy cold. Either way, I’ve got it...

By: Dave Gross

Food & Wine

Love and Chocolate to Melt Your Heart

Chocolate. It’s the world’s favourite flavour! There are speciality chocolates for every occasion, and Valentine’s...

By: Jane Staples

Grab a Seat and Experience Food Bliss at Table Sodam

The multitude of Ottawa restaurants boasting top-tier Asian cuisines is rich and plentiful, even outside...

By: Jordan Pizzuti

Argentina’s Mouthwatering Malbec!

Rich, flavourful Malbec wines play a key part in Argentina’s vibrant wine and food culture....

By: Jane Staples

Keeping it Healthy with Low-Alcohol Cocktails

January is a season for fresh starts and resolutions. It’s a time when many vow...

By: Jane Staples

Reviews

Album Reviews: Idles, Molly Lewis, Paloma Faith

Idles – Tangk Bristol, England Always ones to unleash a riot on their records, Idles’...

By: Owen Maxwell

Album Reviews: Chelsea Wolfe, Brittany Howard, Torres

Chelsea Wolfe – She Reaches Out to She Reaches Out to She Roseville/Sacramento, CA In...

By: Owen Maxwell

Album Reviews: The Last Dinner Party, Ty Segall, Moonvampire

The Last Dinner Party – Prelude to Ecstasy London, England It’s rare to hear a...

By: Owen Maxwell

Album Reviews: The Smile, Future Islands, Elliphant

The Smile – Wall of Eyes England Despite its appearance as simply a Radiohead side...

By: Owen Maxwell

Travel

Chasing Sunshine & Affordability, Canadians Flock South to Mexico

By Jacob Klein For many Canadians in 2024, winter paints a picture of snow-covered landscapes...

By: Ottawalife Contributor

Lake Placid—A Winter Wonderland That’s A Short Drive Away

A trip to picturesque Lake Placid, a four-season resort town nestled in the heart of...

By: Dan Donovan

Getaway to Topnotch Resort and Spa in Stowe, Vermont

Dubbed the Ski capital of the East, Stowe is a charming resort town in the...

By: Karen Temple

Soaring in Style: Turkish Airlines Business Class — A Class Apart

I have had the fortune of travelling internationally on multiple airlines. For me, Turkish Airlines...

By: Dan Donovan

Business

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

Accomplished Ottawa Commercial Lawyer Launches New Legal, Strategy Service   

Alex Wilson brings legal experience from Brookfield, RBC to the national capital business community    After...

By: OLM Staff

Versaterm’s Next-Gen Technology Helps Emergency Call Centers Manage Calls More Efficiently  

Canada’s public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) and Emergency Call Centres (ECCs) are preparing to switch...

By: OLM Staff

The Crucial Link: Financial Planning as the Cornerstone of Your Investment Future

By Adam Prittie, CIM, CFP, BCOM, Associate Portfolio Manager, Financial Advisor   In the ever-evolving...

By: Ottawalife Contributor

Best Picks

Seal up Christmas Giving with the Space Saving New FoodSaver®

Why settle for ordinary gifts when you can give the gift of culinary innovation? The NEW...

By: OLM Staff

AI Expert Darren McKee Releases New Book On AI Safety

A new beginner-friendly book on artificial intelligence (AI) risk and safety has been released by...

By: OLM Staff

OLG Lottery Combines the Excitement of Possibilities With the Importance of Giving Back

Giving is easy when you give the gift of an OLG lottery game. Available at...

By: OLM Staff

Pizza Pizza Crave Combo for holiday snacking & streaming!

This year, Pizza Pizza is excited to re-introduce the Crave Combo as it returns for...

By: OLM Staff

Health

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

Reclaiming Your Health in 3 Simple Steps

As we settle into the new year, people are looking for a one-stop-shop solution to...

By: Susan Alsembach

Landscape Architect Peggy Chi Creates Enabling Environments for Older Adults

As Canada grapples with a demographic shift due to a growing aging population, landscape architects...

By: Chloë Hayes

Three Habits You Need to Let go of in Order to Eat Healthy

As we get back into fall routines, I’ve noticed three habits that hold people back...

By: Susan Alsembach