Kat Walcott

Head of Social Media / Features Writer

Kat Walcott is a freelance writer 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.  Keep up with Kat over on Twitter (@katwalcott) and through her blog at KatWalcott.com.

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#StayAtHome: 10 activities to do in the wake of COVID-19

#StayAtHome: 10 activities to do in the wake of COVID-19

At-home movie nights From Netflix to Disney+, there are so many options to stream movies at home now! Make some popcorn and dim the lights to turn your den or basement into a home movie theatre. Have fun and make each movie night a different theme like “scary movies,” “80’s comedies,” [...]

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The ultimate foodie's guide to Toronto

The ultimate foodie's guide to Toronto

Looking for a food adventure that’s close to home? I recently spent four days eating and drinking my way through beautiful Toronto and am here to share my ultimate guide to the city – breakfast to dinner! Breakfast If you're staying at the Fairmont Royal York–which I highly recommend [...]

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What's Happening in Ottawa March 13th-15th, 2020

What's Happening in Ottawa March 13th-15th, 2020

What: Pan-American Olympic Wrestling Qualification Tournament When: March 13th - 15th Where: Shaw Centre Price: $50 - $100 Ottawa is hosting the Pan-American Olympic Wrestling Qualification Tournament this year! Throughout the weekend, wrestlers from across the Americas will compete at the beautiful [...]

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What's Happening in Ottawa March 6th - 8th, 2020

What's Happening in Ottawa March 6th - 8th, 2020

What: Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers – In Concert When: March 6th, 7:30 p.m. Where: Canadian Tire Centre Price: $40 - $113 Lord of the Rings geeks, prepare for something epic! Don't miss out on this chance to watch The Two Towers accompanied by an orchestra playing the film’s [...]

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What's Happening in Ottawa February 28th - March 1st, 2020

What's Happening in Ottawa February 28th - March 1st, 2020

What: Ottawa Improv Festival When: Feb. 27th - 29th Where: Arts Court Price: $18 - $36 The Ottawa Improv Festival is back again this year for lots of laugh-out-loud fun! Enjoy three days of shows, workshops, networking and much more. Whether you're an improv artist yourself, or just want to enjoy [...]

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What's happening in Ottawa February 21-23, 2020

What's happening in Ottawa February 21-23, 2020

What: Ottawa Boat Show When: Feb. 20th - 23rd Where: EY Centre Price: $12 - $25 Longing for the hot days of summer . . . thinking about getting a boat? Then, don't miss the Ottawa Boat Show! The biggest boat show in the region, the four-day convention will feature boating enthusiasts and experts, [...]

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Rising musician and actor Kyle Meagher talks Anne With An E, new single and more

Rising musician and actor Kyle Meagher talks Anne With An E, new single and more

Ottawa’s Kyle Meagher’s career is taking off and is not showing any signs of slowing down anytime soon! The 17-year-old musician and actor has demonstrated his rich artistic range and ability over the last few years with his role in the hit CBC & Netflix series Anne With An E and with [...]

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What's Happening in Ottawa Feb. 14th - 16th, 2020

What's Happening in Ottawa Feb. 14th - 16th, 2020

What: Ottawa Bachata Festival When: February 14th - 17th Where: Labo Price: $21 - $120 Get your dancing shoes on for the annual Ottawa Bachata Festival! Dance professionals from all over the country will be in town for dance workshops, performances, networking and more. Whether you’re a seasoned [...]

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Celebrate Black history in Ottawa with various events

Celebrate Black history in Ottawa with various events

What: The Gift of Jazz / From Africa to New Orleans to The True North Strong and Free: A Celebration of and tribute to Black History Month When: Thursday, Feb. 13th, 2020, 7:30 p.m. Where: National Gallery of Canada Price: $28 - $40 If you love music, don't miss this year’s edition of the [...]

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What's Happening in Ottawa: February 7-9, 2020

What's Happening in Ottawa: February 7-9, 2020

What: Capital Hoops Classic When: February 7th, Where: TD Place Arena Price: $14 - $40 Long-time rivals Carleton and OttawaU go head to head this weekend! Both the Women's and Men’s basketball teams of the respective schools will compete for the 2020 Capital Hoops title! Tickets are [...]

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