Capital Rainbow Refuge

Here at MVC we are still going strong with our month-long Pride celebration and matching rainbow decor. We are so pleased to share that in honour of Pride Month we will be donating $4 from every eye exam for the whole of June to Capital Rainbow Refuge, a wonderful local organization that supports the LGTBQ…

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Our Optician is Famous!

To all our Centerpointe and Briaregreen neighbours, Have you received your Neighbours Magazine yet? Our amazing optician and resident blogger extraordinaire, Tracey Lee, is on the cover! Tracey, her husband Corey, and her adorable kids Eilan and Brandon have been featured in this month’s local magazine. In the magazine, you will find an amazing and…

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Fill the Foyer Food Drive in Support of the Ottawa Food Bank

We have all been overwhelmed with Covid-19 this year, and it’s hard-hitting effects. For many of our fellow Ottawa citizens, things are harder than they have ever been before. We want to spread some good and help those in need in our community, especially with the upcoming holiday season, by doing what we can to…

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An Update: Our New Normal

From all of us at MVC, WVT and OVT, we would like to thank you for your ongoing support. This has been an exceptionally challenging time for health care and our small businesses. Over the past several weeks, we prepared our clinic in order to re-open for routine care. We have missed you and we are thrilled that…

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Hi, Diane!

A few blog posts back we let you know that we have welcomed some new Opticians into the MVC/WVC family! We first introduced you to our new Optician Dave. Second up, another fabulous Optician, Diane! You’ll find Diane predominantly at our Wellington location, but she has been known to moonlight occasionally at Merivale as well…

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Hi, Dave!

We have some very exciting news to share with you! We have welcomed some new Opticians into the MVC/WVC family, and we can’t wait for you to get to know them. First up, Dave! We love having Dave’s energy in the optical boutique at our Merivale location. From his first day, and in the best…

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40 Under 40: Joelle Zagury

Every year the Ottawa Board of Trade and the Ottawa Business Journal carefully select forty individuals who demonstrate outstanding leadership and accomplishments in business. This year we were ecstatic that our very own owner Dr. Joelle Zagury was a recipient of the 40 under 40 award!  Her outstanding drive and vision (pun intended) of modern optometry has…

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MVC Around Town: Spring Edition

  We’ve had a fun couple months welcoming Spring in Ottawa! As a small local Ottawa business, we are all about supporting others in any way possible. Read more to see what we’ve been up to!  Spring Trunk Show in support of Mealshare  We had our annual Spring Trunk show and it was such a…

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February Favourites

I get the sense that we are feeling buried in winter these days, literally (six foot snow banks), and figuratively (will it ever be spring???). Let’s bust out of the rut and refresh! Change up our eyewear and pretend it’s already summer by wearing our sunglasses ALL THE TIME. Seriously though, needing some eye-spiration? Keep…

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Holiday Gift Guide Part 2

Welcome back to Part 2 of our Holiday Gift Guide! We’ve got a couple more ideas for your festive shopping adventures from our store and other local small businesses!    If you’re tired of toys and onesies for the wee ones in your life then how about picking up something functional and fabulous? At MVC we have Babiators!…

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