Bernice Corbishley

Intern

Bernice Corbishley is a grade twelve high school student who assists with social media, website content, and writing at Ottawa Life Magazine. Her first love will always be journalism and literature, but she also has a passion for theatre, photography and music. 
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The New Voters' Guide to the 2019 election

The New Voters' Guide to the 2019 election

Background vector created by rawpixel.com - www.freepik.com In the 2011 federal election, Canada saw an unfortunately low voter turnout rates only 61.4%, the third lowest percentage in Canadian history. This was a serious issue for in this democratic country of ours voting is extremely important. [...]

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YMCA fall registration is now open

YMCA fall registration is now open

All photos courtesy of YMCA National Capital Region The YMCA-YWCA’s annual fall program is now up for registration! Once again, YMCA members can enjoy some of their several health and wellness-centered programs, all while enjoying the opportunity to meet new friends and like-minded individuals. [...]

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Hair Donation Ottawa's 9th annual event set to take place during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Hair Donation Ottawa's 9th annual event set to take place during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Since 2011, Hair Donation Ottawa (HDO), together with their volunteers and supporters, has raised over $570,000 for cancer research and has donated over 25,000 inches of hair to empower kids with hair loss by providing them with free wigs. On Sunday, September 22, 2019 from 9:30AM – 4:30PM at the [...]

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Paul Dewar legacy carries on with Start Up NOW grant program

Paul Dewar legacy carries on with Start Up NOW grant program

Paul Dewar was known as being an NDP Member of Parliament who dedicated his work to advocating for young people and empowering them to be positive forces in their community. After being diagnosed with Grade 4 brain cancer, Dewar stated that he had suddenly fully appreciated the "beauty in the world," [...]

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Ready, Set, Swim — Ottawa hosts final qualifying event for 2019 Super League Triathlon

Ready, Set, Swim — Ottawa hosts final qualifying event for 2019 Super League Triathlon

This weekend Ottawa will host some of the world’s top endurance athletes as they swim, bike and run in a quest to secure one of three remaining spots in the international Super League Championship League Races to be held in the Channel Islands in September. This dynamic, fast-paced triathlon will [...]

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Ottawa-based Tunis Shriners - Brothers in Philanthropy

Ottawa-based Tunis Shriners - Brothers in Philanthropy

Photo: Illustrious Sir Peter Rippstein presenting one of our Shrine patients with his medal at the finish line after he successfully completed the course in a Spartan Race. Shriners International Awareness Day events on Sparks Street (from left: Illustrious Sir Peter Rippstein, Noble Dan Wetherup, [...]

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Let’s try this again

Let’s try this again

Over the past few years alone, the concept of feminism has morphed and changed exponentially. Although the key to feminism simply being ‘equality for all, no matter their gender’ has remained the same throughout generations, how that is viewed in the eyes of society has all but remained fluid. [...]

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Local Brews to Enjoy this Patio Season

Local Brews to Enjoy this Patio Season

Spring has finally sprung, so why not celebrate with some of the best craft beers Ottawa has to offer? There are over three dozen local craft breweries in Ottawa, but you can never go wrong with these top 10 OLM favourites. Overflow Brewing Company-Landlocked IPA This amazing brewery not only serves [...]

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A Night of Jazz with Pete Woods and Miguel Angel De Armas

A Night of Jazz with Pete Woods and Miguel Angel De Armas

What happens when you mix the smoothness of classic jazz, and intense rhythms and harmonies that swing from casual and intense? You get musical artists Pete Woods and Miguel Angel De Armas, coming to Alpha Art Gallery on Saturday, June 29th. Pete Woods with his traditional blues-rooted tones, and Miguel [...]

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Dominik Sokolowski Celebrates “The Great White North of Canada”

Dominik Sokolowski Celebrates “The Great White North of Canada”

Dominik Sokolowski has been gracing the Ottawa-Gatineau art scene with his work for years now, but his new work is taking things to a whole new level. Even though this Polish-born artist is not Canadian by birth, Sokolowski primarily calls Canada — more specifically, Quebec — his home. His [...]

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