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The Lincoln MKZ: A Great Drive

Report and review by Chris Miller. On Saturday June 11 Bethel Hospice together with Fines Ford Lincoln dealership in Bolton arranged an interesting fund raising event. Between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., for everyone who registered to test drive a Lincoln product, the dealership would donate $50 to the hospice. The hospice needs to raise
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Manitoulin Inn: Clean Comfort

The first impression of this motel is that it is perfectly clean, outside as well as in. On Highway 551 in Mindemoya, it is fairly centrally located on the island. There are 18 suites available, with queen beds, air conditioning, TV, coffee maker, full bathrooms and more, but guests will probably be out for most
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“Rotary Right Click” & Hess Street Students

This news report was provided by Rotary Club AM of Hamilton. For the fifth time, a number of graduating Grade 8 students from Hess Street School, a Hamilton “inner city school,” will now have computers to take home to help prepare them for the challenges of High School. Computers have become a necessity to complete
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Extra Events from Spring

So much is happening along the Niagara Escarpment! Here are a few photos that couldn’t fit into our Summer 2016 issue. All photos by Mike Davis. Mark Cullen signed copies of his new book, The New Canadian Garden, at Canada Blooms in Toronto on March 15. Is that a copy of Niagara Escarpment Views on
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Bargains & Wow Cars at Toronto Spring Classic Car Auction

By Chris Miller This amazing event was held at the International Centre in Mississauga from April 29th to May 1st 2016. As you can see from the photos there are varied  vehicles. Note the photo of a large ‘60s American convertible next to a ‘50s British MG, from the sublime to the ridiculous. There were
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New Look for New Energy in Downtown Hamilton

Downtown Hamilton Business Improvement Area (BIA) has a new brand identity, intended to reflect new energy that’s being focused on the downtown core. Look past some of the old, tired small stores and the rather unfortunate street people looking like they have nothing but time on their hands, and you see a lot of vibrant
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Frogwatcher Hikes at Mountsberg

Just in from our friends at Conservation Halton: Spring fever is in the air right now as male frogs are getting ready to sing in full chorus to attract mates. This annual nature phenomenon can be witnessed in the forests and wetlands of Mountsberg Conservation Area where you can join in our interesting and informative
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Sauble Beach Plover Found Wintering in Florida!

Great news from Stewardship Grey Bruce! A Piping Plover chick hatched at Sauble Beach in 2015 successfully spent its first non-breeding season in Levy County, Florida (Gulf side, northern part of the peninsula–west of Gainesville for curious snow-birders). This is known from active groups in Florida and the Caribbean, monitoring the birds’ presence on their wintering
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Canada Blooms Tickets Awarded

Thank you to all of you for your interest in free tickets to Canada Blooms. Tickets have been awarded and winners have been notified by email. Have a good time at the show and let us know what you think. Here’s looking forward to Spring!

Leaps in Technology Featured at Canadian International AutoShow

By Chris Miller This huge car show was held recently in Toronto. It is one of the largest of its kind in North America. The event is great for “window” shopping or tire kicking as every make and model that is available in Canada is on display. It does not mater if you are looking
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