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Victim seeks justice as Ravens player Edward “Eddie” Ekiyor acquitted of brutal sexual assault

Victim seeks justice as Ravens player Edward “Eddie” Ekiyor acquitted of brutal sexual assault

Former Carleton Ravens basketball player Edward “Eddie” Ekiyor, who was charged with overcome resistance to commit an offence, kidnapping, and sexual assault, in August of 2019, has been acquitted in a controversial decision. The 24-year-old Ottawa native led the Carleton Ravens to the national [...]

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Best of Ottawa 2021: Virtual fitness classes

Best of Ottawa 2021: Virtual fitness classes

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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What you need to start doing to promote your business more

What you need to start doing to promote your business more

It can be challenging to promote your business if you do not know what methods work best for your industry or niche. This article will give you some great ideas that you can use to market your business, no matter the size! These are just a few things that every small business owner should be doing to [...]

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Drinkmate NEW Arctic Blue Home Carbonator and 60L CO2 Cylinder

Drinkmate NEW Arctic Blue Home Carbonator and 60L CO2 Cylinder

Drinkmate, a leader in the home carbonation category has expanded their line of countertop home carbonation systems to include an arctic blue model. New Arctic Blue Countertop Drinkmate’s countertop unit is one of the leading home carbonation systems and feature its proprietary technology that [...]

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Best of Ottawa 2021: Pet shops, groomers & daycares

Best of Ottawa 2021: Pet shops, groomers & daycares

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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Is your business heading in the right direction?

Is your business heading in the right direction?

One of the things that you have always got to ask yourself as a business owner is whether or not your business is moving in the right direction. There are a number of different factors that will help you to understand if this is the case, or if there are things that you need to think about changing. [...]

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How liberal are Canada’s gambling laws?

How liberal are Canada’s gambling laws?

Canada is well known for being one of the most liberal countries in the world. It has often been on the softer side of things, especially when compared to its neighbors to the south. However, one area where things were a little less liberal for quite a while was gambling. Things weren’t always [...]

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How to track your money

How to track your money

Everyone wants to be an investor once they find out how their money can be managed in the stock market. Being a shareholder means that you have a lot to keep an eye on. Something that should be important to you is becoming more informed as a shareholder. You don't want to be one of those investors [...]

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Tips to help your business gain a competitive advantage

Tips to help your business gain a competitive advantage

Competition is essential for driving business and ensuring customers have access to the best quality products and services. If you run a business, it can be tough to compete and outshine your rivals, but there are ways to gain a competitive edge. In this guide, we’ll highlight some strategies you [...]

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Best of Ottawa 2021: breakfast and brunch spots

Best of Ottawa 2021: breakfast and brunch spots

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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