Summer Vibe on the Rideau

Summer Vibe on the Rideau

Updated on August 04, 2015 - An iconic resort on the Rideau Lakes has been brought back to life after closing in 2012. Fiona McKean and Tobias Lütke have restored The Opinicon to bring a lively vibe to Chaffey’s Locks at the Rideau Canal. The 16-acre...

Celebrate summer’s midpoint on a patio

Celebrate summer’s midpoint on a patio

Updated on July 27, 2015 - As July winds down we are embracing the fact that summer is only half over! In celebration of the many more weeks ahead take every opportunity to enjoy some...

Homes

Classic & chic cottage

Updated on July 24, 2015 - When you step inside the flagship Shepherd’s store at the Ottawa Train Yards, you’ll find some unique items for the home along with classically chic clothing and accessories. The beautifully decorated store is a perfect showcase for the owner’s....

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Homecoming Photo

Updated on July 14, 2015 - It was the call of the lake that brought Mike and Jacqui Wilson home. After living in Boston for 10 years, the Wilsons were lured...

Designer in the house Photo

Updated on July 06, 2015 - When Dan Kelly enlisted the help of his daughter to design the cottage he and his wife Lorrain were building in Norway Bay, he did...

Take the pain out of stain

Updated on July 14, 2015 - Summer is such a fabulous time of year. The birds are singing, the plants are growing and people are out and about, flocking to...

Renovation ready

Updated on June 16, 2015 - Although we love the finished product, a renovation of any kind requires nerves of steel, a lot of thought and a hefty line of...

Homes

Food

A flexitarian backyard feast

Updated on July 21, 2015 - Chef West de Castro has spent years cooking for everyone from vegans to omnivores, so she understands the need to keep things simple while offering variety. As summer cooking starts to leave the kitchen and hit the outdoor grill, West shares her....

Stay home and dine the world Photo

Updated on July 14, 2015 - There is much merit to the nouveau-chic staycation concept – we’ve built our oases at home with pools, spas, outdoor kitchens and...

Simply sweet tastes of summer

Updated on June 26, 2015 - The simplicity of summer carries over to entertaining with desserts that embrace the ease. Mason jars filled with ice cream,...

Garden variety serenity

Updated on June 11, 2015 - A traditional potager or kitchen garden is both aesthetically appealing and highly functional, serving as a cook’s convenient...

Food

Living

Beauty

Updated on July 14, 2015 - Summer Glow Glowing skin and barely-there makeup is key to effortless summer beauty “Natural ingredients like oils and butters help keep your skin hydrated and nourished throughout the summer months.".

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Where summer people gather Photo

Updated on July 06, 2015 - One of the benefits of living in the nation’s capital is its proximity to cottage country. There are lakes dotted with vacation...

A river runs throughout

Updated on June 26, 2015 - After holidaying in Florida as a young girl where she “spoke” to the dolphins, Lara Inglis-Van Loon knew she wanted to be a marine...

Driving In Reverse Photo

Updated on June 29, 2015 - DAYS GONE BY The town of Morrisburg along the St. Lawrence River is just an hour outside of Ottawa and offers the opportunity to...

The voice of opportunity

Updated on June 20, 2015 - Roya Shams always had big dreams growing up in Afghanistan, and she owes most of them to her father. Roya’s dad stood out from...

Living

People

Fashionable self-expression

Updated on April 27, 2014 - Changing schools in Vancouver halfway through the eighth grade was fairly traumatic for Lisa Tant, who is Holt Renfrew’s Vice...

Looking for action! Photo

June 13, 2012 - This summer, why not add scouting the market for Oscar winners and porn stars to your activity list? Apparently, this is not too...

People

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Get to know the People on Preston week of June 15th

Updated on June 18, 2015 - People on Preston‬ is a collection of street portraits and interviews with merchants, residents and patrons who live, work and play on Preston Street. This week’s collection is featured below. Stay tuned for six new stories each week. To see all of....

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