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Keeping spirits high with road trips

| January 24, 2022 | 0 Comments
Keeping spirits high with road trips

We’re in the middle of an Ottawa winter with the pandemic still dogging our heels, but that’s all the more reason to discover what the open road offers. Our latest recommendations mean you need travel no further than Toronto, and sometimes just to downtown Ottawa, for a revitalizing change of scene. If your trip includes […]

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Art from Kinngait on display

| January 24, 2022 | 0 Comments
Art from Kinngait on display

Editor’s note: Due to unpredictable public-health restrictions, please contact galleries in advance to check whether exhibition dates have changed. Annie Pootoogook was an unassuming figure on the streets of Ottawa — quiet, small and without pretence — yet the mark she left on Canadian art is indelible. I didn’t know Pootoogook, but she was beloved […]

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Where business is heading

| January 24, 2022 | 0 Comments
Where business is heading

Wherever they exist, trends are about human behaviour, which is predictable. Charles Tatum, psychology expert at California’s National University, says predictability leaves us open to manipulation by such elements as media, advertisers, political and social movements and social media. Ultimately, predictions can shape our behaviour and create trends. These 10 trends for 2022 represent the […]

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The AUKUS alliance’s pros

The AUKUS alliance’s pros

To the surprise of many, on Sept. 15, 2021, a new Australia, United Kingdom and United States (AUKUS) security partnership was announced by Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and U.S. President Joe Biden. The news of a new trilateral agreement will likely be the most important and consequential security announcement […]

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Russia prepares for war with Ukraine

| January 24, 2022 | 0 Comments
Russia prepares for war with Ukraine

Ukraine has strayed too far into NATO’s corner, as it did in 2014, and that is something Moscow will not tolerate, even if it means a ground war with NATO. The U.S. has warned that Russia may be preparing for an invasion of Ukraine similar to the one it undertook in 2014. At that time, […]

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‘I believe Russia is a democracy’

| January 23, 2022 | 0 Comments
‘I believe Russia is a democracy’

Ambassador Oleg Stepanov agreed to an interview with Diplomat as 2021 was winding down. This is the first time a Russian ambassador has agreed to speak to the magazine since Georgiy Mamedov did so in 2008 in a wide-ranging interview. Ambassador Stepanov has a master’s in international journalism and public relations and has been with […]

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The U.S. and China: The great decoupling

| January 23, 2022 | 0 Comments
The U.S. and China: The great decoupling

There are few signs that U.S.-China trade and security tensions are abating under the Biden administration, amid heightened fears that the COVID pandemic has exposed critical vulnerabilities in global supply chains and is contributing to rising inflation. There is also a lot of chatter in Western capitals about “decoupling” from China, particularly as political and […]

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Tasty comfort food to prepare at home

| January 23, 2022 | 0 Comments
Tasty comfort food to prepare at home

One of the joys of even cool weather has to be indulging in recipes that give us cosy comfort. Imagine biting into crisp, translucent, wonton dumplings, plump with discreetely scented wasabi shrimp, lusciously suspended in melted smoked salmon cream cheese. Next, consider a cold weather favourite — lamb shanks with a unique complexity of flavours, […]

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Originality as a culinary booster

| October 16, 2021 | 0 Comments
Originality as a culinary booster

This issue features three recipes that illustrate my determination to continue introducing originality into my culinary repertoire. Over the past decade, burrata cheese — a cloud-like ball made of cream and mozzarella — has become a darling of serious chefs, usually paired with luscious tomatoes. Instead, I surprise guests with a unique burrata persimmon stack […]

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Long knives and a silent symphony

| October 16, 2021 | 0 Comments
Long knives and a silent symphony

Editor’s note: All dates and times are tentative, as pandemic public health rules evolve. Please contact galleries before visiting to learn of any changes.   Concurrent exhibitions at AXENÉO7 may challenge a viewer’s sense of how Canada looks, and how it is governed. The exhibitions, which run Nov. 3 to Dec. 11 at the artist-run […]

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