Tag - October 2022

Health Care Comes Home to You

Insight Healthcare, a local company, ensures better care and quality of life for people who want to stay at home. By Iris Winston High quality customer service begins with employee contentment and reliability. This is the philosophy of Insight Healthcare Inc, says chief executive officer Marc Provost, who co-founded the Ottawa...

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Treats of Halloween

The Little Things By Jason Marshall Vampires lurking in the shadows. Zombies lumbering along under a full moon. Eight bucks for a bag of microscopic chocolate bars. Man, Halloween sure is a scary time of year. As a kid, October was about one thing: trick-or-treating on the 31st. And you only had two worries: finding the perfect...

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Joy Fielding

Joy Fielding is one of Canadian fiction’s most successful authors, with four decades of best-selling books to her credit. Success for her, though, is making a difference for readers. By JAMIE PORTMAN Life-Changing Stories More than four decades have passed since Joy Fielding completed the novel that established her reputation...

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Decor Essentials for Timeless Spaces

Lifescape By Janet Armstrong, Certified Interior Designer, CAP As we approach autumn and contemplate more time indoors, a room refresh is an important part of your home’s transition into shorter, cooler days. Regardless of what decor changes you may be considering to make your spaces feel warmer and cozier, there are key...

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Surprising Naples

By Mary Ann Simpkins Once among Europe’s wealthiest royal capitals, Naples is a fascinating destination. Framed by the blue waters of the Bay of Naples and Mount Vesuvius, this former political and cultural powerhouse remains rich in history, culture and art.  It’s ideal for day trips to Pompeii and the Isle of Capri.  Founded...

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Savoury Harvest Brussels Sprouts

The air is crisp and so are the apples. There are pumpkins on doorsteps and in pies topped with whipped cream. There is much to be grateful for in October, as we gather for Thanksgiving and anticipate Halloween. The recipe and photo, courtesy of Foodland Ontario, are ideal for sharing and for celebrating the best of the season...

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Explore Lyndhurst and Seeley’s Bay

Surrounded by lakes and cottage country, the vibrant district straddling Highway 15 between Kingston and Smiths Falls is home to the quaint villages of Lyndhurst and Seeley’s Bay. By Madeline Kallio Lyndhurst: In 1801, Wallis Sunderlin’s Lansdowne Iron Works, the first iron smelter in Upper Canada, heralding the establishment...

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One Garden, Three Seasons:

The Joy of a Garden that Keeps on Giving Story and Photos by Penka Matanska A thriving garden is one that is well maintained, cared for and planned and planted for all stages throughout the season. Every gardener agrees that a good-looking all-season garden is not an overnight success. Behind a garden’s magic, there are years...

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Laughing with the Trickster: Tomson Highway

By Paul Gessell Tomson Highway’s latest book is titled Laughing with the Trickster: On Sex, Death, and Accordions. It is filled with many thought-provoking, hilarious and ribald stories. What else would you expect from this celebrated and playful Indigenous writer who claims he was born atop a snowbank? Now, who is the...

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The ONE in discussion with … Jim Durrell

It’s not easy being old; you’ve got to work hard at it. Hard work is in Jim Durrell’s DNA. He is the son of a WWII Navy vet and the grandson of a railroader. He moved to Ottawa in 1976 and was elected mayor less than a decade later. His 40-year career in Ottawa is hallmarked by a mayoral term that successfully won the Senators...

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