Chloë Hayes

writer

Chloe is studying towards her Bachelor of Journalism degree at Carleton University in Ottawa. She started at OLM pre-pandemic as an intern and has returned as a contributing writer.
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Shelter Movers celebrates expansion into Lanark County.

Shelter Movers celebrates expansion into Lanark County.

Rural women are disproportionately affected by family- and gender-based violence. According to Stats Canada, the rate of family violence is two times higher in rural versus urban areas. Several factors, including lack of access to services, increase the risk of intimate partner violence by 75 percent [...]

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Get into the holiday spirit with the timeless choral talent of the Ottawa Bach Choir!

Get into the holiday spirit with the timeless choral talent of the Ottawa Bach Choir!

When: November 26, 2022 What time: 8 pm Where: Carleton Dominion-Chalmers Centre, 355 Cooper Street Price: Adults $40, Seniors $35, Students & Youth $20 • Click here for tickets Get ready for some musical Christmas magic! The Juno-award-winning Ottawa Bach Choir (OBC) is ready to kickstart [...]

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Take a hike – The Fundy Footpath is a Maritime jewel.

Take a hike – The Fundy Footpath is a Maritime jewel.

The Maritime provinces are known for their beauty, but New Brunswick never piqued my interest; I was completely unsure of what to expect. That was until we arrived in Edmundston; the smell of the air and breathtaking Appalachian views tripled my excitement to be there. New Brunswick is easily the [...]

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Ottawa designer Muntaha Arooj creates contemporary clothes with a traditional feel

Ottawa designer Muntaha Arooj creates contemporary clothes with a traditional feel

PHOTOS: Sean Sisk Photography • MAKEUP: Corey J Stone • MODEL: Nadia Muntaha Arooj is an Ottawa fashion designer. She collaborates with independent female tailors with small home-based businesses in Pakistan where her creations are produced. Her clothes are modern and contemporary, [...]

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World Kindness Day: 4 places to volunteer in Ottawa.

World Kindness Day: 4 places to volunteer in Ottawa.

Life treats everyone differently. While one person may thrive, another may be struggling. The adversities faced every day can leave some feeling stuck and alone. Sharing kindness and using extra time and energy to help others in need leaves both sides feeling uplifted. Ottawa has plenty of amazing [...]

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6 strategies to help you cope with stress

6 strategies to help you cope with stress

It is officially November, daylight savings is almost upon us, winter is approaching, university students are in the throws of midterm exams, the holidays are in sight, and stress levels are high. Finances, holiday pressure, studying, work, and seasonal mood effects are regular occurrences we all face [...]

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Mexico invests in infrastructure while Canadians flock to the country for vacations and retirement.

Mexico invests in infrastructure while Canadians flock to the country for vacations and retirement.

Thanks to COVID-19, Latin America’s tourism industry has taken a hit. Fortunately for Canadians (and others), Mexico’s President, Andrés Manuel López Obrador or AMLO, chose to see travel restrictions as an opportunity to invest in Mexico’s tourism with new, unprecedented [...]

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“Maud Lewis: Paintings for Sale” is a vibrant tribute to Maritime art history

“Maud Lewis: Paintings for Sale” is a vibrant tribute to Maritime art history

Published by: Goose Lane Editions with the McMichael Canadian Art Collection Price: $35 ISBN: (Hardcover) 9781773101460 The vibrance of Maud Lewis’ colours and the eccentricity of her creations have won her a place as one of Canada’s most beloved folk artists. Born in 1903, Maud spent [...]

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Generations – The Sobey family & Canadian Art

Generations – The Sobey family & Canadian Art

Hardcover: $55.00 Published by: Goose Lane Editions ISBN: 1773102680 Over three generations, Nova Scotia’s Sobey family has demonstrated their judicious and passionate commitment to Canadian art. Accompanying a major exhibition at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection and timed to coincide [...]

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Canadian couple discover breathtaking Group of Seven sites

Canadian couple discover breathtaking Group of Seven sites

Title: In the Footsteps of the Group of Seven – Art is traced back to its inspiration, nearly a century later Publisher: Goose Lane Editions Price: $45.00 (paperback) ISBN-10: 9780864928917 Nearly a century ago, a group of artists travelled into northern Ontario and farther afield to [...]

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