Kat Walcott

Head of Social Media / Features Writer

Kat Walcott is a writer and social media expert who has been creating online content since she was a teenager. Her ability to write both formal, informative pieces as well as casual, editorial pieces has led to her work being featured in a variety of different online and offline publications. Topics she enjoys writing about the most include lifestyle, entertainment, culture and women’s issues. Kat is also a major foodie, music lover and has a great interest in other cultures. When she’s not busy writing, she’s likely browsing YouTube for new music, pop culture content and recipes. Kat holds a bachelor’s degree with honours in communication studies with a minor in sexuality studies from Carleton University.

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Fantastic Florida: Martin County, Miami, and The Palm Beaches offer something for all

Fantastic Florida: Martin County, Miami, and The Palm Beaches offer something for all

ABOVE: The waters of Miami Beach, Florida. (PHOTO: Visit Florida) When you think of Florida, nostalgic childhood trips to Disney World likely come to mind. However, The Sunshine State has so much more on offer. Miami, Martin County, and The Palm Beaches represent some of the best of Florida, whether [...]

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Ultimate guide to Ottawa’s summer festivals

Ultimate guide to Ottawa’s summer festivals

They don’t call Ottawa “Festival City” for nothing! As our city begins to come out on the other side of the ongoing pandemic, we are so excited to see the return of street festivals––something that our gorgeous National Capital has become known for, especially in the warm [...]

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Get your travel revenge and treat yourself in vibrant Toronto

Get your travel revenge and treat yourself in vibrant Toronto

ABOVE: Toronto’s hottest outdoor space, RendezVous, with its bright colours, lively atmosphere, and all-around great vibes. (PHOTO: Curtis Pixels) We’ve all been cooped up over the past couple of years, but with travel restrictions gone and pandemic mandates lifting, it’s time [...]

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Ottawa teen researcher and author Naila Moloo releases new book

Ottawa teen researcher and author Naila Moloo releases new book

Ottawa teen Naila Moloo is making big waves. When we last chatted with Naila in August 2021, she had recently released her debut novel Chronicles of Illusions: The Blue Wild and was keeping busy with her research into the uses of duckweed and improving solar panels. Less than a year later, Naila is [...]

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The Canadian Tulip Festival celebrates its platinum anniversary

The Canadian Tulip Festival celebrates its platinum anniversary

What: Canadian Tulip Festival When: May 13 - 23, 2022 Where: Commissioners Park Cost: Free After going virtual for two years in response to the pandemic, the beloved Canadian Tulip Festival returns in-person this year. The ten-day festival kicks off on Friday, May 13th, and promises to be [...]

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Ottawa PoutineFest promises good music, beer, and of course lots of poutine

Ottawa PoutineFest promises good music, beer, and of course lots of poutine

ABOVE: PoutineFest is back and ready to serve up the best in traditional, exotic, and extreme, including kimchi poutine! (Photo: Ottawa Poutine Fest) After two long years, the beloved Ottawa PoutineFest is back on! Forced to be postponed two years in a row in light of the pandemic, the popular [...]

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Unplug and get in touch with nature for Earth Day

Unplug and get in touch with nature for Earth Day

Earth Day was officially declared in 1970. Every year since on April 22nd, people around the globe are encouraged to think about environmental issues, how our actions impact the natural environment, and what we can do to minimize our carbon footprint. Here are some enviro-friendly things you can do to [...]

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Pique spring edition is on this weekend featuring Sook-Yin Lee , Kiki Coe, KAR33M and more

Pique spring edition is on this weekend featuring Sook-Yin Lee , Kiki Coe, KAR33M and more

What: Pique Spring 2022 When: Saturday, March 19, 2022 Where: Arts Court (2 Daly Ave.) Tickets: Pay-What-You Can via Eventbrite For the second year in a row, Ottawa-based art and multimedia organization Debaser is excited to kick off another season of Pique! The seasonal music and arts fest showcases [...]

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Local skater talks returning to the ice for Disney On Ice presents Mickey and Friends!

Local skater talks returning to the ice for Disney On Ice presents Mickey and Friends!

We are all excited for the return of in-person, live performances here in Ottawa. What better way to kick things off and put a smile on your face than with some wholesome Disney magic? After three years, the ever-popular Disney On Ice returns to the Canadian Tire Centre on Thursday, March 3rd, for [...]

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City of Ottawa proclaims March 1-7 Black Mental Health Week

City of Ottawa proclaims March 1-7 Black Mental Health Week

Press Release via Ottawa Black Mental Health Coalition–While Canadians are beginning to talk more about mental health and remove the stigma of getting help, many in Black communities find it difficult to speak openly about mental health. It’s the youth dealing with uncertainty surrounding [...]

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