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3 day trips to take near Ottawa this winter

3 day trips to take near Ottawa this winter

ABOVE: Bring your skates to take advantage of the beautiful rink at the base of Mont Tremblant. (Photo: OLM Staff) By Kathleen Barr As great as our nation’s capital is, it is always good to get away. Even if it is just for a day. If you are looking to get out of the city, this article [...]

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Accusations Targeting China’s COVID Response Are Completely Political Manipulation

Accusations Targeting China’s COVID Response Are Completely Political Manipulation

By H.E. CONG Peiwu, Chinese Ambassador to Canada Not long ago, I published an article on Ottawa Life Magazine. Some readers were very interested in it and hoped to know further information about China’s COVID response. I would like to take this opportunity to introduce more. Recently, China [...]

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Ottawa’s push to become the next Hollywood North.

Ottawa’s push to become the next Hollywood North.

ABOVE: Movie set on Sparks Street in Ottawa. Photo: Albert Camicioli, Ottawa Film Ofice By Boshko Maric “To save his declining business, Chris Cringle, also known as Santa Claus, is forced into a partnership with the U.S. military. Making matters worse, Chris gets locked into a deadly [...]

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Problems with emergency rooms in Ontario hospitals: Is it worth the wait?

Problems with emergency rooms in Ontario hospitals: Is it worth the wait?

By Michael Vavaroutsos Over the past three months, Michelle Stevens has visited three different emergency rooms on eight separate occasions. After a total of at least 40 hours spent in the waiting room, Stevens saw a total of zero doctors. Stevens, a third-year student at Carleton University, has [...]

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China’s COVID Prevention and Control Policy: Always Responsible for the Chinese People and the World.

China’s COVID Prevention and Control Policy: Always Responsible for the Chinese People and the World.

By H.E. CONG Peiwu, Chinese Ambassador to Canada Since COVID began, the Chinese government has always put the people and their lives above all else. We have made the best effort to protect people’s life and health and poured all resources into treating every patient. This is a full display of [...]

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Education Lays Foundation for Development and Promotes Exchanges and Mutual Learning

Education Lays Foundation for Development and Promotes Exchanges and Mutual Learning

ABOVE: According to the data from the Canadian Bureau for International Education, China is Canada’s second-largest source of international students. By Cong Peiwu, Chinese Ambassador to Canada At the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) held in October, General [...]

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Experience a winter fairy tale with the Eastern Express in Türkiye

Experience a winter fairy tale with the Eastern Express in Türkiye

Operating between Türkiye’s capital city Ankara and Kars, one of the country’s most eastern cities, the 'Eastern Express' offers incredible urban and natural vistas, especially in the winter. Two separate train lines; the Eastern Express and the Touristic Eastern Express operate [...]

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Discover world-famous ancient settlements, churches, and monuments in today’s Turkieye

Discover world-famous ancient settlements, churches, and monuments in today’s Turkieye

Visit the house of the Virgin Mary, St. John’s Basilica, and the Cave of the Seven Sleepers at Türkiye’s faith routes. One of Türkiye’s most important stops within the Christian Faith Routes, the House of the Virgin Mary draws visitors from around the globe. House of the [...]

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China to Provide New Opportunities for the World Through High-level Opening up.

China to Provide New Opportunities for the World Through High-level Opening up.

"China has been, now is, and will continue to be an ideal investment destination for Canadian enterprises." – Chinese Ambassador to Canada, Cong Peiwu (PHOTO: timschina.com) By Cong Peiwu, Chinese Ambassador to Canada Which stage has China’s opening up reached? Will China [...]

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Bitcoin ATMs in Ottawa – how do they work?

Bitcoin ATMs in Ottawa – how do they work?

By William Comber Ever spotted a Bitcoin ATM before? You've likely been closer to one than you think… Bitcoin is appearing everywhere. From online crypto blackjack in Canada to food ordering apps, nearly all online services offer a chance to pay in Bitcoin. Many expected cryptocurrencies [...]

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