Ottawa has an exciting new home furnishing showroom. Home Société is a collective of local and international brands in one location featuring a curated selection of furniture and accessories for home and garden, led by acclaimed Quebec based design leaders and manufacturers, Maison Corbeil, Jardin de Ville and Must. The showroom was created to display the possibility of design through a specially curated shopping experience celebrating individual style and budgets. Visit the store at 2685 Iris St.
Realizing your DIY dreams is only a few clicks away.Canadians can now order their favourite Benjamin Moore interior or exterior paint, or colour samples and swatches, whenever inspiration strikes from the comfort of their own home. Any of the 3,000+ colours are available to order online and pick up at a convenient Benjamin Moore retailer or have your order shipped anywhere in Canada. www.benjaminmoore.com
Calling all bagel lovers! Ottawa-based Kettleman’s Bagel is set to bring their Montreal-style bagels to your doorstep. Partnering with delivery company Trexity, the company is offering a new bagel subscription service. According to Craig Buckley, founder of Kettleman’s Bagel, a subscription service was the natural evolution in creating another incredible experience for guests. For more information, head to www.kettlemansbagels.ca
Local Book to Film
Ottawa meets Hollywood as Ottawa Valley book publisher signs a deal for a major movie! The Flying Bandit, published by Burnstown Publishing House and written by Ottawa author Robert Knuckle, with Ed Arnold, will be released as a major movie within the next year starring Mel Gibson, Elisha Cuthbert and Josh Duhamel. The novel is based on the true story of Canada’s most daring armed robber, Gilbert Galvan Jr., who escaped from prison in the US and made his way to Canada where he assumed a new identity, fell in love, married, and portrayed himself as a travelling security consultant living in Pembroke. Unbeknownst to his friends and family, he was leading a double life flying across Canada and successfully pulling off over 60 bank robberies and jewellery heists.