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Creative mornings with Domicile’s John Doran

Chris Read is the voice behind the Canadian Dad. He writes about being a father and  features great Canadians, as well as children who are making a difference in the world. Chris is also the co-founder of the Gil Read Memorial Foundation, named in memory of his father, whose goal is to provide funding for children who […]

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A tour of Ottawa meetups: Ottawa Socrates Cafe

Candice So is a  reporter who loves to read, write and meet people who are doing amazing things. Born and bred in Ottawa, on her off time she likes to pretend to cook, to walk her dog and to go for a run, albeit really slowly.  In the fourth post of a series, Candice rounds-up of […]

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Summer must-see: Cirque du Soleil’s TOTEM

Have you booked your ticket to see Cirque du Soleil’s  Ottawa production of TOTEM yet? We were lucky enough to go on opening night, and though LTO contributors have reviewed local productions of Cirque before – this was my first time ever seeing a show. The verdict? I can say without hesitation that this is […]

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Must follow: Lost Ottawa on Facebook

We’re always on the hunt for great local projects to feature (and follow) and Lost Ottawa is one of them.  Started by David McGee, the Facebook community is devoted to historical images of the city and surrounding area, and anyone can submit. And, best yet, by liking the page you’re in for an (almost daily!) visual […]

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Beau’s announces 5th annual Oktoberfest lineup

Whoo hoo! Beau’s Oktoberfest is our absolute favourite event of the year, and for its fifth annual party, the two-day Bavarian-themed festival is adding more music and local food favourites than ever before. Read all about it here, and don’t forget to get tickets on August 8!

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Are you ready? Ottawa’s Startup Weekend kicks off May 24

Nicole Belanger is a member of the Startup Weekend Ottawa organizing team. You can find her at @nskbelanger, and Startup Weekend Ottawa at @swottawa. There are no two-ways about it: entrepreneurship is trendy right now. News of multi-billion dollar acquisitions and overnight successes like Pinterest and Instagram have piqued an interest in tech startups for […]

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A tour of Ottawa meet ups: Ottawa Open Darts League

Candice So is a  reporter who loves to read, write and meet people who are doing amazing things. Born and bred in Ottawa, on her off time she likes to pretend to cook, to walk her dog and to go for a run, albeit really slowly.  In the third post of a series, Candice rounds-up of […]

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Last chance! Don McCullin: A Retrospective at the National Gallery of Canada

Mike Cullen (Twitter) is a young public servant who is also a regular contributor to (Cult)ure Magazine as a music editorialist. His passions include music, coffee, writing, travel and comic books.  This special exhibition of U.K.-based photojournalist Don McCullin is his first ever solo exhibition, and its provocative imagery provides Ottawa and the National Gallery of Canada a unique […]

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Ottawa food producers deliver a taste of Easter

Nicola Maule is a local writer who is always looking for new events that bring excitement to Ottawa. A couple of years ago I decided I was going to start trying to live my life a little more green. This included riding my bike to work more than once a month (in the summer), improving […]

Ottawa Metal Music March 19

A tour of Ottawa meetups: Live Music Metropolis (Ottawa) and Ottawa Metal Music

Candice So is a freelance reporter who loves to read, write and meet people who are doing amazing things. This summer, she went out west to Edmonton, went further west to Hong Kong, China, Taiwan and Macau, and is now back in Ottawa, the city where she was born and bred. On her off time […]

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