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Escape rooms to axe throwing: Alternative ideas for a night out in Ottawa

Escape rooms to axe throwing: Alternative ideas for a night out in Ottawa

Are you getting tired of going out to the same bars and clubs? Do you feel desperate to try something different? Maybe you want to enjoy some social activities which don’t revolve solely around alcohol, but can’t think of anything fun to do. Luckily, the social scene in Ottawa is getting [...]

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Why isn’t Canada’s capital city also the richest?

Why isn’t Canada’s capital city also the richest?

It may not always be the case, but very often it is true that a country’s capital is where most of the wealth is generated and held. A prime example would be London, which leaves all of the country’s other cities in its wake. For example, in 2018, the average income in the capital was £797 [...]

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Creating a buzz around your new business

Creating a buzz around your new business

Launching a new venture is an incredibly exciting prospect. As an aspiring entrepreneur, you want to get off to a flying start and ensure people are talking about your brand. If you’re counting down the days until lift-off, here are some tips to help you create a buzz around your new business. [...]

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Canada is at war with COVID-19: We must survive and prosper again

Canada is at war with COVID-19: We must survive and prosper again

by George Petrolekas If there ever was a time to address issues in a apolitical fashion, this is the time. What should unify us is that we are all pitted against a common threat, that does not discriminate between us. Equally, that we are all united in a vision of a western, liberal democratic, and [...]

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What is the place of French in Canada 50 years after the Official Languages Act was first enacted?

What is the place of French in Canada 50 years after the Official Languages Act was first enacted?

By: Senator Raymonde Gagné and Senator René Cormier To mark the 50th anniversary of the Official Languages Act (OLA) and the International Day of La Francophonie, an Open Caucus was held at the Senate of Canada to reflect on the place of French in Canada. Professors Stéphanie Chouinard, [...]

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The chicken nesting boxes market is far more advanced than you’d think

The chicken nesting boxes market is far more advanced than you’d think

How many eggs do people eat worldwide every single day? Nobody can give you an exact number, but the estimates show that an average American eats 279 eggs per year, which means roughly 95 million dozen eggs nationwide, every single year. As hard as it may be to imagine so many eggs stacked up in a single [...]

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The coronavirus and a glimmer of optimism – China will bounce back

The coronavirus and a glimmer of optimism – China will bounce back

by Noah Fraser, BEIJING, China (March 3, 2020) Workers roam the near-abandoned streets with disinfectant, sprayed liberally from tanks loaded onto their backs. Tables at those restaurants that have bothered to re-open are adorned with signs reminding diners to wear their masks when “not consuming”, [...]

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Where to Go Fishing in Ottawa

Where to Go Fishing in Ottawa

Fishing is so much more than simply waiting to catch a fish. The beauty of this hobby lies in the sense of camaraderie, peace and relaxation one feels when going out on a fishing adventure at the end of a busy week at work. Multiple studies have shown that recreational fishing can help anglers stay [...]

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Introducing Odell’s Fall by Globe and Mail bestselling Author, Norman Bacal

Introducing Odell’s Fall by Globe and Mail bestselling Author, Norman Bacal

A forbidden marriage, jealous colleagues, the struggle for power . . . and murder. Introducing Odell’s Fall by Norman Bacal. From one of the most esteemed entertainment tax attorneys in the world and the bestselling author of Breakdown, comes a heart-pounding, never predictable murder-mystery [...]

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It’s time to stop using the “rule of law” as a weapon against Indigenous peoples

It’s time to stop using the “rule of law” as a weapon against Indigenous peoples

By Corey Shefman Protests against the RCMP’s attempts to remove Wet’suwet’en traditional leadership from their homeland continue to gain steam. First Nation and other allies have been blockading railways, bridges and public buildings across Canada. As the civil disobedience grew [...]

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