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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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Holiday gift guide: Gifts for thirsty friends

Holiday gift guide: Gifts for thirsty friends

Beaujolais wines, celebrating life's small pleasure with family and friends Bel-Air Clochers Saint-Amour 2017 Gamay $18.95, Jean-Ernest Descombes Morgon 2016 Gamay $21.95, Macon Village Chardonnay $21.15 where to buy: LCBO.com Fresh, elegant and easy to drink, Beaujolais elegant fruity wines [...]

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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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