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

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

Who says you need to hop on a plane to escape into another world? Wether its sandy beaches, midday mimosas and ocean air or cozy blankets and no distractions, your best bet for a great escape is a book. Did you know that just six minutes of reading can reduce your stress level by 60 per cent? According [...]

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Top holiday searches in Canada

Top holiday searches in Canada

The Holidays are here and everyone is frantically searching for last minute gifts, decorations and music playlists. While many of us have been cozying up next the fire, listening to Frank Sinatra’s nostalgic tunes, those at the data provider, SEMrush, have been gathering records of what the hundreds [...]

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Government Lawyering: Duties and Ethical Callenges of Government Lawyers by Elizabeth Sanderson

Government Lawyering: Duties and Ethical Callenges of Government Lawyers by Elizabeth Sanderson

ISBN/ISSN: 9780433498636 Publisher: LexisNexis Canada Elizabeth Sanderson, LL.B., has spent her career making a difference. Among the vanguard of young women lawyers who kicked in the door of the predominately "old boy's club" that was the Department of Justice in the 70s, she devoted [...]

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Ottawa Life Magazine's top Christmas movie picks

Ottawa Life Magazine's top Christmas movie picks

With out-of-town family coming, food to prepare, gifts to purchase, special concerts and parties to attend, we run ourselves ragged in the lead up to the holidays. There is no better way to decompress than to stir up a batch of hot-rum-infused eggnog and head to the family room to take in an afternoon [...]

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Dan Aykroyd and the Downchild Blues Band

Dan Aykroyd and the Downchild Blues Band

Comedian, singer and harmonica-playing Hollywood actor, Dan Aykroyd was in Ottawa on Friday, November 29, 2019 as part of his three-stop gig with Downchild, the legendary Canadian blues band. Formerly known as the Downchild Blues Band, the Toronto group is regarded as having brought "the blues" [...]

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Ottawa Life Magazine's 2019 holiday gift guide

Ottawa Life Magazine's 2019 holiday gift guide

For as long as gift giving has been a tradition, there's always been so many of us that are stumped when it comes to good gift ideas. To help you get a head start on holiday shopping and make your lives a little easier, we've put together a gift guide with something for everyone on your list. [...]

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Councillor Shawn Menard releases "four point immediate action plan" to deal with LRT woes

Councillor Shawn Menard releases "four point immediate action plan" to deal with LRT woes

Capital Ward Councillor Shawn Menard is demanding action from Mayor Jim Watson and OC Transpo and released a statement on Friday detailing the continuing LRT problems and what he sees as a lack of city leadership in dealing with those issues. Below is Menard’s statement on the matter. We are [...]

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Holiday gift guide: Gift for the body and soul

Holiday gift guide: Gift for the body and soul

Thirsty Naturals — a skin and body care for teenagers price: $11.69 to $18.99 where to buy: Loblaws, select natural retailers and well.ca While adolescence can be an unforgiving time on one’s skin, Thirsty Naturals products are created specifically for the needs of today’s teenagers. [...]

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Holiday gift guide: Gifts for the whole family

Holiday gift guide: Gifts for the whole family

Reima children’s products price: various prices where to buy: us.reima.com Scandinavian brand Reima has been specializing in children's products since 1944. In Findland, children play outside for hours a day. That is why Reima clothes, shoes and accessories are suitable for all weather [...]

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Holiday gift guide: Techie gifts

Holiday gift guide: Techie gifts

Kobo Libra H2O price: $299.99 where to buy: kobobooks.com Combining a decade of experience, the latest in innovative digital reading technology, and a readers-first approach, Rakuten Kobo has struck the perfect balance with the Kobo Libra H2O. The new device marries the features readers love most: [...]

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