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A new digital news outlet for Ottawa is slated to...
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In the end, Amazon didn't bite.
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An array of activities—reflecting both Canada’s Capital Region and the country as a whole—have been planned for the winter celebration’s three official sites.
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The 7th edition of the TD Ottawa Winter Jazz Festival...
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Ottawa area residents can now order from their favorite local retailers like Loblaws, T&T Supermarket and Real Canadian Superstore and have their groceries and everyday essentials delivered straight to their doorsteps in as little as one hour.
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You know it’s Motown when you hear it! Defined as...
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Ottawa Restaurants

Two of our country’s finest chefs and restaurateurs — one from western Canada but originally from North India, the other from eastern Canada, but raised in South India — are teaming up for a capital event. Chefs Vikram Vij (of Vancouver’s Vij’s Restaurant and Rangoli) and Joe Thottungal (of the Kerala restaurant Coconut Lagoon) will each cook three dishes in a six-course collaborative dinner on February’s final day. It’s in celebration of  Holi, the Hindu festival of spring, of colour, of love. Which surely means winter will be kaput. I predict it will feel banished, in any event, with this food. I predict...
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We moved homes a few years ago. From our five-bedroom where my husband and I raised and launched (kinda-sorta) four sons, to our current two-bedroom, where we live, without them. For now. (We’ve all read the stats.) The two-bedroom has no garage. Very little storage at all, really.  Clearly no room, said I, for his 18 Rubbermaid containers of CBC beta-cam tapes from journalism days. Right then, said he, no room for my out of control menu collection. (What? You can’t be serious. My menus were of critical importance. Stolen, all.) They dated back to 1990 and were organized alphabetically by style...
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This will be the eighth year the culinary arts program at Longfields-Davidson Heights Secondary School will put on a swanky soirée in support of food security. Under the direction of chef-teacher Kent Van Dyk, the student cooks are given the chance to work with the pros, all of whom donate their time and tutelage.  If you’ve a hankering for fine dining in a high school cafeteria for a bargain price (and who isn’t?), then Food for Thought on January 31st is where you need to be. Fifty-five bucks buys you a six-course meal, each dish paired with a well-crafted (non-alcoholic) beverage. Food...
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