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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Ice cream is a family affair with Neale’s Sweet N’ Nice

Ice cream is a family affair with Neale’s Sweet N’ Nice

It’s officially fall but if you are not ready to say goodbye to summer don’t worry, with Neale’s Sweet N’ Nice you don’t have to. Now available in Ottawa, this Canadian brand is more than just a creamy sweet treat — it’s about family legacy. The story of Neale’s [...]

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Ottawa International Animation Festival returns both online and in-person

Ottawa International Animation Festival returns both online and in-person

North America’s biggest and longest-running animation fest, Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF), kicks off this week! After switching to a fully virtual format last year in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the fun-filled festival returns for the 2021 season in a hybrid format [...]

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A huge multi-media art fest is taking over Club SAW this weekend!

A huge multi-media art fest is taking over Club SAW this weekend!

In-person festivals are slowly starting up again in Ottawa and Pique, a brand new art-focused event produced by Debaser, is joining the roster! Taking place this Saturday, Sept. 11th, the Fall edition of Pique will feature visual, musical and multimedia artists performing and showcasing their art [...]

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Ottawa teen is revolutionizing the world of solar energy and nanotechnology

Ottawa teen is revolutionizing the world of solar energy and nanotechnology

Naila Moloo has always had something really big on her mind . . . How could she make a difference? What could she do to play a role in ending the global climate crisis? Solar energy and its use as a renewable alternative to fossil fuel energy particularly sparked Moloo’s interest and, at the young [...]

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A huge beer fest kicks off in Gatineau featuring 350 varieties of beer, a ferris wheel and more

A huge beer fest kicks off in Gatineau featuring 350 varieties of beer, a ferris wheel and more

Kick off the last month of summer with Festibière 2021! Celebrating its 10th year, postponed in 2020 in light of the pandemic, the National Capital Region’s biggest beer fest is back and promises to be better than ever. Hosted at Place des Festivals Zibi, the stunning, recently-developed [...]

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New exhibition at the Museum of Nature brings you up close and personal with owls

New exhibition at the Museum of Nature brings you up close and personal with owls

Photos: Kat Walcott One of Ottawa’s most popular museums, the Canadian Museum of Nature, recently reopened and is excited to introduce a new, exciting exhibition to its beloved and dearly missed visitors! “Owls Rendez-vous” opens today at the museum’s outdoor plaza and features [...]

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Immersive exhibit at Lansdowne Park makes you feel like you’re inside a Van Gogh painting

Immersive exhibit at Lansdowne Park makes you feel like you’re inside a Van Gogh painting

Photos: Kat Walcott With the closures of museums and galleries over the past 18 months, we’ve been missing that feeling of experiencing beautiful art in person. Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience opens in Ottawa today and is sure to excite and re-awaken your art-loving soul. Hosted at [...]

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I used VR fitness app Supernatural for a month and this is what happened

I used VR fitness app Supernatural for a month and this is what happened

I love walking and occasional yoga, but I’ve never been a gym buff. I’ve never had a gym membership and I have probably stepped into a gym twice in my life. However, since turning 30, I made a conscious effort to incorporate a fitness regimen into my daily routine. So, when I was contacted [...]

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Lone Star Texas Grill’s new MARGAPALOOZA margarita flavours that you HAVE to try

Lone Star Texas Grill’s new MARGAPALOOZA margarita flavours that you HAVE to try

It’s that time of year again! Ottawa’s fave Tex-Mex spot Lone Star Texas Grill is ringing in the summer heat with their cool and refreshing MARGAPALOOZA festival! With all locations participating, the yearly event puts the spotlight on Lone Star’s signature margaritas and introduces [...]

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Ottawa’s NLN is an up and coming musical mastermind to keep on your radar

Ottawa’s NLN is an up and coming musical mastermind to keep on your radar

Photo: NLN When I think back to being 18, I remember being in my first year of community college, studying hard, and still trying to figure out who I was while I bridged the gap between teenhood and adulthood. That was almost thirteen years ago and it seems like the 18 year olds of today, Gen Z, are [...]

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