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Curb Appeal - Judging a book by its cover

Curb Appeal - Judging a book by its cover

{Oh My Gosh, It's a Knock down!} Top 5 Ways to Add Instant Curb Appeal to your Exterior Let's face it, as much as we'd like to believe that first impressions are really not as significant as everyone believes, the reality is, research indicates that first impressions are made in as quickly [...]

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Help Protect Ottawa’s Natural Spaces with Rideau Valley Conservation Foundation

Help Protect Ottawa’s Natural Spaces with Rideau Valley Conservation Foundation

The ability to protect wildlife habitats is key to ensuring the stability and health of local ecosystems. The Rideau Valley Conservation Foundation is launching Conservation 2020: a major campaign to raise $125, 000 to ensure that natural lands stay in public hands. With more than 1,259 hectares of [...]

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Fall into a different kind of vacation with Rakuten Kobo’s Libra H2O

Fall into a different kind of vacation with Rakuten Kobo’s Libra H2O

Summer may technically be over but that doesn’t mean your vacation has to end, too. Who says you need to hop on a plane to escape into another world? It might be goodbye sandy beaches, midday mimosas and ocean air, but now you can say hello to cozy blankets and no distractions. In fact, your best [...]

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Up with People show has something for everyone

Up with People show has something for everyone

Photo courtesy of Up with People When the multinational cast of Up with People takes the stage at Meridian Theatres @ Centrepointe Mainstage in Ottawa on October 10th and 11th at 7:00PM audience members will find something for virtually every musical taste and interest. Best known for their high-energy, [...]

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Dr. Charles Morin to be the first recipient of Distinguished Lecturer Award in Sleep Sciences 

Dr. Charles Morin to be the first recipient of Distinguished Lecturer Award in Sleep Sciences 

From The Canadian Institutes Of Health Research (CIHR) – Institute Of Circulatory And Respiratory Health (ICRH) and the Canadian Sleep Society (CSS) Charles M. Morin, PhD has been selected as the first-ever recipient of the Distinguised Lecturer Award in Sleep Sciences in recognition of his [...]

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Ottawa Life’s 2019 Election Outlook: Glengarry-Prescott-Russell — Bellwether Riding

Ottawa Life’s 2019 Election Outlook: Glengarry-Prescott-Russell — Bellwether Riding

Glengarry—Prescott—Russell (formerly known as Glengarry—Prescott) is a federal electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada since 1953. The district includes the United Counties of Prescott and Russell, the Township of North Glengarry [...]

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Everything You Need to Know About O-Train Confederation Line

Everything You Need to Know About O-Train Confederation Line

Graphic by: Kathy Li Ottawa’s O-Train plan was approved in 2008 and has since began construction with trains estimated to be up and running by late 2018. The Confederation Line consists of 13 stops, running from Tunney’s Pasture in the West end to Blair in the East end (12.5km). It will [...]

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Ottawa Life’s 2019 Election Outlook: Orléans - What goes around comes around

Ottawa Life’s 2019 Election Outlook: Orléans - What goes around comes around

Orléans (formerly Ottawa—Orléans, Gloucester—Carleton and Carleton—Gloucester) is a federal electoral district in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada since 1988. The riding was created as "Carleton—Gloucester" [...]

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Bring the world home – host an Up with People cast member

Bring the world home – host an Up with People cast member

Photo courtesy of Up with People Families in Ottawa-Gatineau will have the unique opportunity to bring a bit of the world into their homes between October 1st-13th when an international cast of Up with People arrives to the city as a stop on their 2019 world tour. Host families are being sought [...]

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BEST OF OTTAWA 2019: Barber Shops & Hair Salons

BEST OF OTTAWA 2019: Barber Shops & Hair Salons

After over 20-years writing about life in Ottawa, we think we have a pretty good idea of the best of what this city has to offer. In this weekly summer series, we’ll share our picks with you - our top hotels, live music venues, local brews, bands and more. Check, share and discuss #OLMBest every [...]

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