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Why Has the Mayor and Council Allowed Para Transpo to Become Unsafe?

Para Transpo and the city of Ottawa are putting the lives of people with disabilities at risk

By: OLM Staff

How The Great Glebe Garage Sale can be Safer and Attract More People

My suggestion is simple, and many share the same idea: Close all roads that are included in the Glebe garage sale

By: OLM Staff

A Master Carver and a Doctor Share a Lowertown Street

The second installment in our summer series “Ottawa’s Historic Homes and the Stories They Tell

By: OLM Staff

Parliament, Politics and Pets: The 2023 Cutest Pets on Parliament Hill

Voting for these beloved nine pets closes June 5th at 9 am EST.

By: OLM Staff

Politics

Justin Facing a Wall of Troubles. Can he Surmount Them?

The wonderful gentleman and former Governor General David Johnston, rather than providing Justin Trudeau wilt a clear credible path . . . has instead handed him a caldron of new troubles

By: OLM Staff

Democracy Watch Says David Johnston Violated Ethics Law in Preparing Report

Sheila R. Block, whom David Johnston retained to assist him, allegedly donated $7,593.38 to the Liberal Party of Canada

By: OLM Staff

A Multi-Media Upgrade is Coming to The 9-1-1 System

The City of Ottawa Emergency Preparedness and Protective Services Committee met on Thursday and reviewed the City's 9-1-1 call system

By: OLM Staff

Council Approves Hiring a Night Mayor

Ottawa City Council began today’s meeting by discussing amendments to the High-Performance Development Standard

By: OLM Staff

Arts & Events

A Culinary and Intercultural Indigenous Experience

The Mexican Embassy and the Native Women’s Association of Canada is excited to invite you to the launch of the First Culinary and Intercultural Indigenous Experience beginning on June 12th

By: OLM Staff

The Wistful Beauty of Bruce Deachman’s “Ghosts of the Highway”

Bruce Deachman’s Ghosts of the Highway is on display at the Heritage House Museum until July 2nd . . . you must see them in the museum to get the full effect

By: OLM Staff

Summer Solstice Indigenous Music Awards Celebrates Outstanding Achievements by Indigenous Musicians

Hosted by the dazzling Sarain Fox, the SSIMA's showcased the vast diversity of music genres in which Indigenous artists perform

By: OLM Staff

The Capital Music Awards Celebrate Local Talent

The 4th Annual Capital Music Awards (CMA), presented and hosted by the Ottawa Music Industry Coalition (OMIC), took place at the Bronson Center on Thursday, June 1st

By: OLM Staff

Sports

Ottawa Ready to Host Women’s Rugby Team Pacific Four Series

Rugby Canada has offered every school-age child in Ottawa the opportunity to redeem a complimentary ticket to Canada’s match against New Zealand on July 8, 2023

By: OLM Staff

No Longer the Cat’s Meow

There are a few things popping into mind as the NHL post-season winds closer to a close (it’s close, right?) . . . and here is my assembly line of thoughts

By: OLM Staff

Atlético’s Carl Harworth talks consistency and the team’s potential

Carl gives an honest assessment of the season so far, talks about why he loves the nation’s capital so much, and what fans can expect going forward.

By: OLM Staff

Tolerance required? You better believe it

Hockey never truly slows down. Here’s what’s hitting the top of the charts this week.

By: OLM Staff

Food & Wine

Wines of Croatia and Bistro Ristoro are a Perfect Pairing

The European Union and Badel, the largest and oldest producer of wines and spirits in Croatia, hosted an evening of all things Croatian wine and food at Bistro Ristoro

By: OLM Staff

Papa Bear Wines for Father’s Day

Nothing is more appreciated on Father’s Day than a meal shared with the family. Here’s a list of wines for every taste and every budget to help you celebrate

By: OLM Staff

Mouthwatering Wines for Barbeque Season

Whether you’re on the patio at home or the deck at the cottage, here are some wines to enjoy with friends!

By: OLM Staff

Wines to Make Your Mother Smile!

We celebrate mothers on Sunday, May 14th. If you’re looking for a wine gift, here’s a curated list of delicious wines that are sure to be a hit.

By: OLM Staff

Reviews

Blending a sunny vibe with a lot of icy synth tones “Sweet Days” is an upbeat summer banger

Plus Album Reviews: Bully, Baxter Dury, Jake Shears

By: OLM Staff

Sparks Latest Album Ramps up the Distortion and Strings for Their Loudest Record

Album Reviews: Sparks, Arlo Parks, Jessie Ware

By: OLM Staff

Melbourne’s Alex Lahey shoots for the moon on their latest record

Album Reviews: Alex Lahey, Bar Italia, Lael Neale

By: OLM Staff

Despite Diesel and an Impressive Cast “Fast X” Is Running Out of Gas

Back in 2001, The Fast and the Furious appeared on the scene and we were introduced to the world of street racing and a cast of friends who took pleasure in driving fast cars.

By: OLM Staff

Travel

Moonshine, motorsports and more make North Carolina a spirited and exciting destination

When I told friends I’d just returned from NASCAR events in North Carolina, they all lit up with excitement at the thought of being there. They have good reason for feeling that way. In NC, NASCAR possesses an almost mythic quality in the minds of residents. They talk about it with knowledge and devotion, and […]

By: OLM Staff

10 Travel Tips to help with travelling on a budget

Travelling is often seen as an attainable luxury or unreasonable expectation

By: OLM Staff

One-of-a-Kind, Friendly, and Fashionable — Amsterdam is Worth the Hype

This spring, writer Chloe Hayes checked Amsterdam off her travel bucket list

By: OLM Staff

Flair Airlines to Launch Flights to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic this Fall

Flair Airlines’ all-new Caribbean-bound routes from Ottawa International Airport (YOW) will start October 30, 2023,

By: OLM Staff

Business

Ontario’s Legal Online Gambling Market Makes CAD$1.4 Billion Revenue in First Year

Ontario’s legal online gambling market achieved a revenue figure of CAD$1,4 billion in its first year. How does this compare with predictions?

By: OLM Staff

Infiniti Legal – Canada’s One-Stop Shop for Legal Support Services

For three decades, Infiniti Legal has delivered a full range of professional, reliable, and accessible legal support services to a vast list of customers

By: OLM Staff

Tieja MacLaughlin – A Communications Strategist for The People

MacLaughlin has generated headlines locally and nationally for her clients while helping businesses mitigate, manage, and recover from crises.

By: OLM Staff

Ottawa’s Finest: A Guide to Identifying the Best Window Company for Your Project in 2023

As a homeowner in Ottawa looking to change your old windows, dealing with the right company is crucial to ensuring a successful replacement project.

By: OLM Staff

Best Picks

Epson Canada has Mother’s Day All Wrapped Up

This Mother’s Day, Epson Canada has the perfect gift ideas for every type of mom or mother figure.

By: OLM Staff

Ten million sleepers helped Simba engineer Europe’s #1 mattress

the input of ten million sleepers helped make Simba Europe's #1 mattress

By: OLM Staff

“Gounded by Granite” is a nostalgic look at family summers by the lake

Grounded by Granite, is a coming-of-age tale of family connection and personal resilience framed by post-war summers on a remote island in the Canadian shield

By: OLM Staff

“This is the House That Luke Built” explores the meaning of love and life

Novelist Kyo Maclear says Browne's inaugural novel is “Irresistibly imaginative, wonderfully funny, deeply loving.” 

By: OLM Staff

Good Reads

Unforgettable Barcelona: Discover the Best Package Vacations

A city of enchanting charms and unrivaled beauty, Barcelona is a jewel on Spain's northeastern Mediterranean coast.

By: OLM Staff

Does CCNA still make sense in 2022? Make the right decision now!

Is CCNA worth the money in 2023?

By: OLM Staff

Ottawa’s bustling Nightlife – What does it owe the success to?

Ottawa, the capital city of Canada, is often associated with political affairs and historic landmarks.

By: OLM Staff

Selling Used Shipping Containers: Tips and Tricks

Need some tips on selling used shipping containers? Learn the tricks of the trade, what to look for in a good buy, and how to ensure you get maximum return for your investment with these insider secrets.

By: OLM Staff

Good Reads

Unforgettable Barcelona: Discover the Best Package Vacations

By: OLM Staff

Does CCNA still make sense in 2022? Make the right decision now!

By: OLM Staff

Ottawa’s bustling Nightlife – What does it owe the success to?

By: OLM Staff

Selling Used Shipping Containers: Tips and Tricks

By: OLM Staff

Quit Smoking Without Gaining Weight: A Practical Guide

By: OLM Staff

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