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Researchers Find Cannabis Use in Pregnancy Linked to Greater Risk of Autism

Researchers Find Cannabis Use in Pregnancy Linked to Greater Risk of Autism

A new study links cannabis use in pregnancy to a greater risk of autism. Researchers including experts from the Ottawa Hospital and the University of Ottawa reviewed… Read more »

Background Performers Worry They’re Being Replaced by Mannequins on Film and TV Sets

Background Performers Worry They’re Being Replaced by Mannequins on Film and TV Sets

Paula Spurr is used to being herded together with co-workers on the job. As a background performer in film and TV, the Burnaby, B.C., actress has been packed… Read more »

Dockworkers Launch Port Strike in Montreal, Shutting Down Terminals

Dockworkers Launch Port Strike in Montreal, Shutting Down Terminals

Dockworkers at the Port of Montreal launched a strike Monday morning. The longshore worker’s union failed to reach an agreement with the Maritime Employers Association despite discussions that… Read more »

Liberals Turn Over Thousands of Pages on We Decision, Lawyers Now Vetting Docs

Liberals Turn Over Thousands of Pages on We Decision, Lawyers Now Vetting Docs

The federal Liberal government has handed over thousands of pages of documents related to the WE controversy to a House of Commons committee, which lawyers are now vetting for personal information and cabinet secrets.

Who Can Dismiss the Governor General? A Look at Protocols and Possibilities

Who Can Dismiss the Governor General? A Look at Protocols and Possibilities

With Gov. Gen. Julie Payette finding herself the focus of intensifying public scrutiny following reports about expensive personal renovations at Rideau Hall and alleged mistreatment of current and former staff, renewed interest has been sparked… Read more »

Things to Do

Things to Do in Ottawa this Weekend

Things to Do in Ottawa this Weekend

A weekly digest of What’s On in and around Ottawa this weekend including free, fun family & kids’ activities, live music, theatre & performing arts, sports and exhibitions.

What’s On This Week in Ottawa

What’s On This Week in Ottawa

A look at what’s on this week in Ottawa.

Watch Amazing Theatre Performances From Across the World for Free This Week/Weekend

Watch Amazing Theatre Performances From Across the World for Free This Week/Weekend

With COVID-19 pandemic forcing theaters to shut their doors, many performing art centers have taken to being open virtually. We have listed a few theatre performances from… Read more »

Travel Ideas

20 Sculpture Gardens to Visit in Ontario

20 Sculpture Gardens to Visit in Ontario

Sculpture gardens are the perfect blend between nature and art, featuring art installations from local and international artists and concerning multiple different themes. As you stroll or… Read more »

Sunflower Fields and Mazes in Ontario For a Day Trip

Sunflower Fields and Mazes in Ontario For a Day Trip

A visit to a sunflower farm is surely a cause for a smile, photo ops, and plenty of sunshine. Walk on a path through a sea of yellow flowers and purchase a specialty product from a store on-site to commemorate your summer experience. In Ontario, these flowers bloom for about two weeks only from early to late August/early September. If you are looking for a sunflower field to visit in Ontario this summer, check out one of these farms.

50 Bucket List Ideas for Summer in Ontario

50 Bucket List Ideas for Summer in Ontario

Summer is in full swing in Ontario, with places across the province offering a unique environment, history, and distinct character for visitors and locals to truly discover the province. Try new activities or go for the tried and true. No matter what you choose to do in Ontario, there are hundreds of fun things you’ll want to add to your bucket list.

Food & Drink

20 Scenic Restaurant Patios For Summer in Ottawa

20 Scenic Restaurant Patios For Summer in Ottawa

As stay-at-home measures have started to relax and summer is in full storm, head out to a sunny patio in Ottawa to enjoy the beautiful weather and… Read more »

Father’s Day Brunch, BBQ Kits Takeout & Dine-in Options in Ottawa

Father’s Day Brunch, BBQ Kits Takeout & Dine-in Options in Ottawa

Celebrate Father’s Day in Ottawa with an array of restaurants to choose from, including down-to-earth cafés and gastropubs, classic steak and appetizer spots, and eateries offering a special take-out option or cook-at-home option for those who want to truly personalize a meal for this special event.

25 Mother’s Day Flower & Gift Delivery/Pickup Options in Ottawa

25 Mother’s Day Flower & Gift Delivery/Pickup Options in Ottawa

Bouquets and gift baskets can be a great option to show your loved ones that you’re thinking of them from far away. From classic flower arrangements, delicious… Read more »

25 Restaurants For Mother’s Day Brunch/Dinner Takeout & Delivery in Ottawa

25 Restaurants For Mother’s Day Brunch/Dinner Takeout & Delivery in Ottawa

With stay-at-home orders still in place, Ottawa’s many restaurants are still offering takeout and pickup options, some specifically crafting a Mother’s Day menu for the special day…. Read more »

Make Light-as-Air Funnel Cakes Using Canada’s Wonderland’s Recipe

Make Light-as-Air Funnel Cakes Using Canada’s Wonderland’s Recipe

Are you missing trips to Canada’s Wonderland filled with ‘screamastic‘ rides and yummy treats including their famous funnel cakes? Though there is no real substitute for the… Read more »