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Best of Ottawa 2020: Local brewers and distillers

Best of Ottawa 2020: Local brewers and distillers

​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 hotels, live music venues, local brews, bands and more. Check, share and discuss #OLMBest every week! [...]

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Chinese Ambassador Cong’s message of friendship refers to 50 years of diplomatic ties with Canada

Chinese Ambassador Cong’s message of friendship refers to 50 years of diplomatic ties with Canada

Chinese Ambassador to Canada Cong Peiwu has released a video to celebrate the 93rd anniversary of the founding of the Chinese People's Liberation Army. In the video message Ambassador Cong says that each August 1st, 2020 the Chinese people celebrate the anniversary of the founding of the Chinese [...]

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WineOnline Sommelier, Samuel Fritz-Tate’s top picks of affordable wines from Spain 

WineOnline Sommelier, Samuel Fritz-Tate’s top picks of affordable wines from Spain 

Stay home, save money, sip wine. With COVID-19 wine sales are up and wine lovers and aficionados are looking to shake up their summer with some of the world’s most wonderful wines that won’t hurt the wallet or make them leave the house. WineOnline is Canada’s premier online wine store, [...]

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Best of Ottawa 2020: Chicken and Wings

Best of Ottawa 2020: Chicken and Wings

​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 hotels, live music venues, local brews, bands and more. Check, share and discuss #OLMBest every week! [...]

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Introducing Bee Savvy, a local family-run company

Introducing Bee Savvy, a local family-run company

From delicious toast-topping honey to beeswax based green beauty skincare, Bee Savvy Honey is a uniquely Canadian company that created an elevated experience for those looking for locally made products. A family business located in Arnprior, Bee Savvy Honey offers Ontario-made honey products with no [...]

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RXBAR — NEW healthy snack for active families

RXBAR — NEW healthy snack for active families

Need a way to keep your kids excited to eat their snacks, without a fuss? For those on the hunt for kid-friendly yet healthy snacks, RXBAR is the ultimate summer snack for on-the-go and the days spent at home. Their whole food snacks are now offering two new flavours, Banana Chocolate Walnut and Peanut [...]

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Turkish Ambassador Kerim Uras on Canada, Syria and Gülen

Turkish Ambassador Kerim Uras on Canada, Syria and Gülen

Above: Turkish Ambassador to Canada, Kerim Uras Turkish Ambassador to Canada, Kerim Uras began his tenure in Ottawa on December 17, 2018 coinciding with the 75th anniversary of the establishment of Turkish-Canadian diplomatic relations. Uras is the former chief foreign policy advisor to the prime minister [...]

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Beer Connoisseurs’ favourite non-alcoholic beers are available online in Ontario

Beer Connoisseurs’ favourite non-alcoholic beers are available online in Ontario

Thirsty Canadians can now enjoy the pleasure of a great craft beer without the alcohol. Quebec Microbrewery BockAle’s renowned non-alcoholic beers are now available Canada-wide and with the purchase of any 12-pack there is free shipping across Canada — it's time to give it a try! The [...]

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How to Choose Quartz Countertops and Where to Buy Them in Ottawa and Toronto (GTA)

How to Choose Quartz Countertops and Where to Buy Them in Ottawa and Toronto (GTA)

You don’t have to be an interior designer to pick great quartz countertops. In fact, the shopping process shouldn't be that difficult. You just need to follow simple guidelines that could help you decide what would work for your home the best. Things to Consider When Choosing Quartz Countertops [...]

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Best of Ottawa 2020: Places for pets

Best of Ottawa 2020: Places for pets

​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 hotels, live music venues, local brews, bands and more. Check, share and discuss #OLMBest every week! [...]

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