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Shop Local, Read Local

In the past few months, I’ve had the great opportunity to have two local authors drop off their books for me to read and I finally got around to reading both of them.  Gosh when did life get so busy

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Saturday, April 21st Is Record Store Day In Canada

Record Store Day (on April 21st) is an annual event which celebrates local independent record stores, and their customers, with parties, in-store performances and special releases. It’s a day that spans genres and unites music lovers of all ages. In Ottawa,

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Low Value Of The Loonie Has Many Canadians Re-Thinking Vacation Plans

All of those beautiful TV ads for Newfoundland & Labrador might really pay off this year. The lower loonie has Canadians rethinking their summer travel plans. In a recent BNN.ca poll, 40 per cent of respondents said they would stay

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Local Author Does Good Telling Her Parents Love Story

Since we’re talking favorite authors today as your Question Of The Day, it’s only fitting to tell you about this local author who will quickly become one of your faves after reading her book, Meant To Be. Roslyn Franken is

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Local Man’s Invention Is Turning The Home-Cooking Industry On Its Head

There’s a great article in the New York Times, explaining all of the hype surrounding the Instant Pot, the kitchen gadget that has everybody talking. The man behind it is Kanata’s, Robert Wang, who invented the Instant Pot without raising

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Local Farmer’s Market Season Is In Full Swing!

There’s nothing quite like locally grown fruits and vegetables and home-baked goods, and that’s why Ottawa’s farmer’s market scene is such a healthy one – pardon the pun! The oldest food market in Ottawa, and one of the oldest in

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Feline Café Will Be Ottawa’s First Daily Cat Café

Ottawa’s Josée Cyr is hoping the timing will be purrrfect for a new cat café in either the Glebe or in Hintonburg. Her plan is to open the cafe in the spring, complete with vegetarian-friendly eats, a selection of local

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