Chasing wellness: Experts warn consumers to be careful when purchasing products offering path to health
Canadians are seeking ways to improve their health, especially during the pandemic, and one industry has profited from selling products that promise to improve ‘wellness.’ The wellness industry includes such things as personal care, healthy eating, fitness, beauty and self-improvement. These sectors combine to make up the global wellness economy worth about $4.5 trillion. Some products sold by wellness companies…
Coping with COVID: Canadians are taking up hobbies to reduce stress during pandemic
As many Canadians are isolating at home, they have taken up some hobbies to deal with the added stress from the pandemic.
Ottawa environmental advocates take aim at single-use plastics as they mark World Water Day
One Ottawa environmental advocacy group hosted an online event to celebrate world water day and encouraged community members to reduce their use of single-use plastics in the city.
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Becoming a mother in the age of COVID-19 can be “isolating”
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused an upset of routines and traditions, but for expecting mothers and new parents, a pivotal period in their lives has been completely rewritten.
On lockdown: A state of emergency in one Ontario town
Ontario towns, including Orangeville, are shut down amidst the Covid-19 pandemic and state of emergency declaration.
Study underlines that air pollution a leading cause of premature death worldwide
While Ottawa air quality is considered low risk, a new study shows that long term exposure to air pollution is a major health threat worldwide.
Ottawa fashion industry celebrates busiest season of the year
February to March hosts some of Ottawa’s biggest fashion shows. Many are held in support of local charities and are the biggest fundraisers of the year.
Divas and distortion: concert celebrates female-fronted metal bands
Three part-time musicians are hosting a local music event highlighting women-fronted metal and rock bands.