Arts & Events

Twists, Turns, and Hidden Truths: ‘An Act of Grace’

He seems like a nice guy, and he must be, right? Chuck has an attractive,...

By: Karen Temple

Mādahòkì Farm Welcomes Everyone to their Sommer Solstice Indigenous Festival

Celebrate National Indigenous History Month by participating in the Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival, a dynamic...

By: Mckenzie Donovan

John Hastings – A Comic Prescription for Dry Bar Precision

Canadian comedian John Hastings has been leaving global audiences in splits with his rib-tickling comedy....

By: Beryl Menezes

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

My Ottawa

Help me Restore my Faith in my Neighbourhood and in Humanity

We’ve all seen the effects of climate change over the past few years. The weather...

By: Ryan Lythall

Get Outside and Benefit From Full-Spectrum Natural Light

by Lynn Jones, Ottawa River Institute Natural light, a powerful health elixir, is freely and...

By: Ottawalife Contributor

The Ottawa Art Gallery and Accessible Art in the Capital

During Doors Open Ottawa this year, I visited the Ottawa Art Gallery (OAG), one of...

By: Ryan Lythall

Looking at Self-Care Through a New Lens

Life can get pretty hectic. We’re all guilty of forgetting to take a breather and...

By: Ryan Lythall

Politics

Vietnam’s Anti-Corruption Drive: A Path to Economic Growth

By Julie Nguyen and Luis Silva A Vietnamese adage goes, “When someone enters government, the...

By: OLM Staff

Ottawa Transit Commission’s Patience is Tested by OC Transpo Boss

The Ottawa Transit Commissioned learned this week that OC Transpo has not achieved its ridership...

By: Mckenzie Donovan

Naming names without naming them

Party politics allows us to balance intelligence and accountability   By Philippe Lagassé, Associate professor...

By: Ottawalife Contributor

Ottawa Announces the City’s New Nightlife Commissioner

Mathieu Grondin, a Montreal native, has been tasked with revitalizing Ottawa’s after-dark culture. The City...

By: Mckenzie Donovan

Sports

WWE is on a Roll and There is no Sign of Slowing Down

World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) is on fire. Following a highly successful WrestleMania this past April,...

By: Keith Whittier

Florida Panthers – Inevitable or What?

So unlikeable. So abrasive. So damn good. There’s absolutely nothing ‘so-so’ associated with this year’s...

By: Dave Gross

On the Cup, Tkachuk and Marner

Trudging the road to happy destiny – aka, the Stanley Cup finale – is taking...

By: Dave Gross

Atlético’s Late-Game Comeback Keeps Undefeated Streak Alive

Is the glass of water half empty or half full? The optimist would say half...

By: Keith Whittier

Food & Wine

Fantastic Wines for Fantastic Fathers!

June 16th is Father’s Day, when we celebrate fathers and the many things they do...

By: Jane Staples

Senate Tavern: Where Everyone’s a Local

Everyone needs a spot near their home, with friendly staff, frequented by people they know,...

By: Jordan Pizzuti

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

Reviews

Twists, Turns, and Hidden Truths: ‘An Act of Grace’

He seems like a nice guy, and he must be, right? Chuck has an attractive,...

By: Karen Temple

Album Reviews: Charli XCX, Blue Hawaii, Billie Eilish

Charli XCX – Brat Cambridge, England Though it seems like she’s about to hit the...

By: Owen Maxwell

Album Reviews: Talking Heads, Dehd, Orville Peck

Various Artists – Everyone’s Getting Involved: A Tribute to Talking Heads’ Stop Making Sense Various...

By: Owen Maxwell

‘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

Travel

Who knew? Mont-Tremblant is a Premier Summer Destination

Growing up skiing in the Laurentians, I’ve always cherished the region for its winter allure....

By: Karen Temple

Adventure and Amenities Plus Short Direct Flights Make Kissimmee the Ideal Destination

I recently had an opportunity to travel to Kissimmee, Florida. Although it is a stone’s...

By: Keith Whittier

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

Business

Inside or out, Total Epoxy Ltd. Brings New Life to the Surfaces of Your Home

Do you have a bubbled-up pool staircase that needs repair? Is your hot tub cracked,...

By: Mckenzie Donovan

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

Best Picks

BENCHMARK 20V Max 7-1/4″ Circular Saw

For the dad who knows how important it is to get the job done right,...

By: OLM Staff

BENCHMARK Lithium-ion Cordless Compact Hammer Drill Kit

For the dad who loves to get things done, this Benchmark cordless hammer drill/driver puts...

By: OLM Staff

BENCHMARK 32 Piece Metric and Imperial Wrench Set 

Dad will never have to worry about having the right wrench for the job again...

By: OLM Staff

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

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

Edu-Venture in Singapore: A Study-Holiday Tuition Fusion for Pre-University Students

Singapore, a city-state celebrated for its top-tier education system and vibrant cultural diversity, is emerging...

By: Allen Brown

The Economic and Social Costs of Drug and Alcohol Addiction: Finding a Path to Recovery

Addiction is a shadow that looms over society, casting its long and damaging effects across...

By: Allen Brown

The Top 10 Benefits of CBD for All Adults

Cannabidiol (CBD), a compound found in the cannabis plant, has gained popularity for its potential...

By: Allen Brown

DiceGirl: The Rising Star in the iGaming World with Tom Horn Gaming

DiceGirl has quickly become a standout figure in the iGaming community. Known for her charismatic...

By: Allen Brown