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Sproud: Sustainable pea-based milk alternative

Sproud: Sustainable pea-based milk alternative

Price: $4.99 Where to Buy: https://besproud.com/en-ca/our-product/ Swedish-born, Canadian-sourced Sproud is a new plant-based milk alternative that boasts incredible taste, numerous health benefits, and greater sustainability than other milk alternatives. These exciting benefits all stem from one unlikely [...]

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Lone Star Texas Grill’s new frozen Marg-GO-Rita’s

Lone Star Texas Grill’s new frozen Marg-GO-Rita’s

Lone Star Texas Grill’s most popular signature margaritas are now available to-go for take-out and delivery, in all 3 flavours! Classic Lime: Sauza Gold tequila blended with lime & citrus juices, served with fresh orange and lime wedges and a salty rim. Strawberry Lime Swirl: Sauza [...]

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Look for La Presserie cold-pressed juices at select Metro stores

Look for La Presserie cold-pressed juices at select Metro stores

Eight ready-to-drink, cold-pressed juices are now available in Ottawa. Toronto-based cold-pressed juice company La Presserie's delicious artisanal, cold-pressed juices are now available in Ottawa at select Metro locations. Look for fan-favourites like Pomegranate Raspberry and Pineapple Kale, [...]

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City Fidelia releases a scathing confrontation of police brutality

City Fidelia releases a scathing confrontation of police brutality

As the Black Lives Matter movement has gained momentum after the brutal murder of George Floyd, it is important to recognize the violence and dehumanization Black people have experienced for generations. While it is critical to raise awareness about police brutality, it is also important to celebrate [...]

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Hand washing for kids – how to make it fun and easy

Hand washing for kids – how to make it fun and easy

Germs are everywhere. On the playground, at home, in your garden. Unfortunately, children tend to get sick much faster and more easily than adults. And millions of kids have to stay home from school every year because of flus and colds. That’s why it’s all the more important to show them [...]

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Ottawa country rocker Joe Robert: "Open Field 92" — where it all started

Ottawa country rocker Joe Robert: "Open Field 92" — where it all started

Joe Roberts' single, Open Field 92, drops February 12th. We sat down with him to talk all things family, music and where he wants country music to take him. Ottawa Life: Hi Joe! Thank you so much for sitting down with us today! So tell me about your background, how you got into music and where [...]

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What to avoid when choosing an online casino

What to avoid when choosing an online casino

Since the recent advancements in gaming, the casino industry has been growing rapidly. In fact, because of how popular and lucrative the online gambling industry is, hundreds of new online casinos pop up every day. Many of these casinos offer amazing welcome bonuses such as freebies, higher chances [...]

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The next Governor General — help Justin Trudeau make the right choice

The next Governor General — help Justin Trudeau make the right choice

Ottawa Life Magazine wants you to name the next Governor General. Ottawa Life Magazine has put together a list of 14 people who we think would make a great choice as Canada’s next Governor General. Scroll through our list of candidates and make sure you use the poll at the bottom of the page [...]

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Afro-Black Cultural and Media Centre opens and launches Black History Month Music Arts Festival

Afro-Black Cultural and Media Centre opens and launches Black History Month Music Arts Festival

ABOVE: Wise Atangana musician, poet, motivational speaker, and founder of the Afro-Black Cultural & Media Centre. PRESS RELEASE — The Afro-Black Cultural & Media Centre of the Ottawa-Gatineau region announced its opening this week, as well as the launch of the first-ever online Black [...]

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The future of laundry is sustainable

The future of laundry is sustainable

With daily headlines to remind us that oceans are rising and temperatures are increasing, it’s time to practice more sustainable and eco-friendly habits around the household. Laundry is one such area. From shopping to washing to mending, there are plenty of things you can do to care for your garments [...]

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