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Reforms are transforming Kazakhstan into a modern and effective state

Reforms are transforming Kazakhstan into a modern and effective state

In 2019, Kazakhstan’s new President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev committed to bring the country to a path of political and economic reforms, enhancing dialogue between the state and its people and implementing a series of significant political and social reforms. A year and a half later, and despite the [...]

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KCC to present online events in celebration of Asian Heritage Month

KCC to present online events in celebration of Asian Heritage Month

With a legacy of showcasing the culture, art, and history of Asians in Canada, The Korean Cultural Centre is celebrating Asian Heritage Month 2021 with a wide range of fun online events that people can enjoy from the comfort and safety of home. Sungeun Lee, the director of the Korean Cultural Centre [...]

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BEST OF OTTAWA 2021: Pizza

BEST OF OTTAWA 2021: Pizza

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 series, we share our picks with you — our top spots for takeout, live music venues, local brews, bands and more. Check, share and discuss #OLMBest every [...]

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The best wines for summer

The best wines for summer

The weather is getting warmer and the nights longer. That can only mean one thing: summer. The changing temperatures mean you’ll be moving away from the rich, deep winter red wines to lighter, crispier varieties. Typically, what makes for a good summer wine are varieties that complement the warm [...]

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BEST OF OTTAWA 2021: Cannabis shops

BEST OF OTTAWA 2021: Cannabis shops

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 series, we share our picks with you — our top spots for takeout, live music venues, local brews, bands and more. Check, share and discuss #OLMBest every [...]

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BEST of OTTAWA 2021: Bookstores

BEST of OTTAWA 2021: Bookstores

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 series, we share our picks with you — our top spots for takeout, live music venues, local brews, bands and more. Check, share and discuss #OLMBest every [...]

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LOOP Mission—ending food waste one awesome product at a time

LOOP Mission—ending food waste one awesome product at a time

LOOP Mission is a Canadian company that aims to inspire the whole world to reduce food waste. It works like this: major grocery chains always buy more product than their projected need, not because they are wasteful, they simply want to ensure they have enough on hand for consumers. Their overstock [...]

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BEST OF OTTAWA 2021: Sports Stores

BEST OF OTTAWA 2021: Sports Stores

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 series, we share our picks with you — our top spots for takeout, live music venues, local brews, bands and more. Check, share and discuss #OLMBest every [...]

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BritBox: British hits and beloved classics, direct from the UK

BritBox: British hits and beloved classics, direct from the UK

Price: $8.99/month, $89.99/year. Where to Buy: https://www.britbox.com/ca/gift-subscription Give the mom in your life the gift of quality British entertainment this Mother’s Day with a BritBox Subscription. A gift of great storytelling that will keep on giving throughout the year, BritBox is [...]

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BEST OF OTTAWA 2021: Murals and street art

BEST OF OTTAWA 2021: Murals and street art

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 series, we share our picks with you — our top spots for takeout, live music venues, local brews, bands and more. Check, share and discuss #OLMBest every [...]

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