25-year-old temp finishes three month contract without ever knowing what his job was

OTTAWA – “It didn’t hit me until the beginning of my last week, I was updating my resume and realized I...

Q & A with Mike from Ottawa City Woodshop

In early 2015 I was managing social media for a local specialty lumber store in Ottawa. Along the way I...

China Prices

Shawn walks into the dimly lit pub, a basketball game is playing on TV and there’s background music playing. He...

10-Year-Old Grows Out of Halloween Before Her Parents

10-Year-Old Grows Out of Halloween Before Her Parents

BARRHAVEN – “On real holidays you get the day off school. Halloween is stupid and I hate it,” said 10-year-old...

Stats Canada employee finally starts to complain about OLRT construction

Stats Canada employee finally starts to complain about OLRT construction

OTTAWA – “I understand that we are currently undergoing a massive transition in Ottawa and that infrastructure upgrades require sacrifices...

Taxi Driver Curses Uber While Taking the Long Way to Destination

Taxi Driver Curses Uber While Taking the Long Way to Destination

OTTAWA – “Those thieves at Uber are ripping me off,” said an Ottawa taxi driver, who wished to remain anonymous, as...

uOttawa freshman burns through OSAP in first week of school

uOttawa freshman burns through OSAP in first week of school

SANDY HILL – “They put $7,842 in my account last Thursday and I had no idea what to do with...

Graven and Ali McCormick: Q & A

Graven and Ali McCormick: Q & A

What was the most memorable moment of your recent tour? Graven: The most memorable moment for me was returning to...

Hintonburg Hipster Practices Pitching Tent in Living Room to Prepare for First Authentic Camping Trip

Hintonburg Hipster Practices Pitching Tent in Living Room to Prepare for First Authentic Camping Trip

HINTONBURG – “I was tired of being a walking contradiction, it was time to take responsibility for my beard,” confessed...

Trudeau Challenges Obama to One-on-One Basketball

Trudeau Challenges Obama to One-on-One Basketball

OTTAWA – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has issued a challenge to President Obama to a game of one-on-one basketball upon...

Avid Hockey Fan Becomes Basketball Expert by the Second Quarter of Raptors Playoff Game

Avid Hockey Fan Becomes Basketball Expert by the Second Quarter of Raptors Playoff Game

TUNNEY'S PASTURE, OTTAWA - “Who cares about hockey when there’s no Canadian teams in the playoffs!” boasted Stats Canada employee Kevin Talbot during the half-time of the Raptors and Heat game 7 conference semi-final. “Basketball is such a great sport. I remember watching the highlights of their last game 7 in 2001 when Vince Carter missed the last shot against Philly.”

Elderly Street Gang Reclaims Park Bench from Truant Teens

Elderly Street Gang Reclaims Park Bench from Truant Teens

MOONEY’S BAY, OTTAWA – “That park bench is our turf.  Capice?” said John Carlo, leader of a recently-formed gang of senior...

The Art of Jogging: An Honest Discussion about Getting in Shape

The Art of Jogging: An Honest Discussion about Getting in Shape

People who jog have a very hard time not talking about the fact that they jog and I’ve become one of those people. However, I’d like to carry on the jogging discussion from different angle.

29-Year-Old Man Attempts to Pay for Date With Presto Card

29-Year-Old Man Attempts to Pay for Date With Presto Card

Kelly had been on a string of bad dates over the last month and this one was actually going well until it hit him that he was trying to pay the bill with his bus pass.

Bros & Bows: Archery Games Review

Bros & Bows: Archery Games Review

My brothers and I spent summers up at the cottage making our own bows and arrows, firing them off at...

Dion Phaneuf having trouble adjusting to reasonable media coverage in Ottawa

Dion Phaneuf having trouble adjusting to reasonable media coverage in Ottawa

  TORONTO – “Between the final buzzer and the moment reporters start asking me questions has been the most stressful...

Creative Spaces: The WoodSource

Creative Spaces: The WoodSource

You may not know this but Ottawa is quietly becoming one of the most interesting and creative places to live...

Orleans Resident Posts Winter Driving Tips on Facebook After Long Commute

Orleans Resident Posts Winter Driving Tips on Facebook After Long Commute

ORLEANS – “It’s the least I could do, people don’t know how to drive in a snow storm anymore, I thought...

Hipster Admits He Knows Nothing About Craft Beer

Hipster Admits He Knows Nothing About Craft Beer

OTTAWA – “Someone asked me if I could explain the difference between a porter and a stout and I couldn’t...

Q & A with Big Daddy D Roy

Q & A with Big Daddy D Roy

I was able to catch up with pro wrestler Big Daddy D Roy at his Westboro condo in Ottawa before...

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