A quick three-hour drive from Ottawa, Syracuse is fast becoming a hot spot for locals to get out of town to shop, eat and play! A charming heritage area with cafes, boutiques and an awesome science museum, plus a massive shopping mall with high-end discount stores and oodles of entertainment and...
December 8, 2012 - 12 h 07
A long time ago, a family was preparing for the holidays; cleaning, baking and decorating the Christmas tree. When the family went to sleep Christmas Eve, spiders, which had been lurking in the dusty corners, scurried from their hiding places to...
December 7, 2012 - 9 h 39
Ten years ago, Christine Taylor’s life was turned upside down. In the space of a year, she went through a divorce, lost her job and lost her home.
December 5, 2012 - 20 h 30
In the last two years, Luanne Doner has moved herself and many others into new houses. Although they are very different houses in two separate countries, the connection between them comes by virtue of her enthusiasm, heart and soul.
November 25, 2012 - 13 h 14
Jim Watson loves being mayor of Ottawa. But as a busy man who is a victim of his own accessibility (receiving more than 150 invitations a week), he needs a grounded place to seek refuge. Luckily, he finds this at the home of his sister Jayne and...
November 3, 2012 - 22 h 51
Designed for relaxation by a legendary pioneer of modern architecture and furniture design, Le Corbusier’s LC4 Chaise Lounge is considered a work of art. The chaise is symbolic of the contemporary furniture movement that evolved within the late...
October 10, 2012 - 20 h 11
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September 29, 2012 - 15 h 08
Phil Nguyen was an easygoing, well-liked and hardworking kid who got along well with his classmates. But despite that, he endured the fear and distress of being bullied.
September 21, 2012 - 12 h 25
This fall, colour is making a strong appearance. The key is to create a well-designed backdrop in space that is positioned to take on the latest colour trends.
September 11, 2012 - 15 h 32
Ottawa at home editor in chief Mary Taggart helps define personal style on CTV Morning Live with Kurt Stoodley on September 11, 2012.
July 3, 2012 - 8 h 57
For years I just knew him as Dick. A neighbour; someone to say hello to while we waited for our respective dogs to do their respective business. I'm not sure when I realized that Dick - ball cap, greying ponytail, black leather jacket - was...