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Lee Valley Opening in Niagara Falls

This news just received: Lee Valley, a leading, proudly Canadian retailer known for unique, premium woodworking, gardening, hardware and home products announces its newest store will open in Niagara Falls in late spring. The store will be located at 6777 Morrison St. and will mark Lee Valley’s 19th Canadian location. Over nearly 40 years, Lee
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Greenbelt Changes

Greenbelt Boundary Minor Changes eBlast to Co-ordinated Review stakeholders from Minister Mauro I am writing to let you know that today the government opened a public consultation on proposed minor changes to the Greenbelt’s boundary, as set out in O. Reg. 59/05 and the Greenbelt Plan and is interested in hearing input on this proposal.
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Two Days, Two Walks

Written by Gloria Hildebrandt Yesterday I took a long 45-minute walk around my property with the dogs after lunch. I stayed off Evergreen Hill because the wind was so strong. It roared overhead and the tree branches were clacking, hitting each other with a loud sound. The deep snow had melted down a bit over
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Last-Minute Christmas Gift

Last minute is still plenty of time for a gift that brightens someone’s mailbox four times a year: an annual subscription to Niagara Escarpment Views. Chock full of gorgeous photos and great reading, plus plenty of comments from the Niagara Escarpment community! You can subscribe online right here and we’ll email you a gift notice you
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First Storm of Winter

We’re having the first storm of winter, and it’s been snowing for two or three days. Yesterday after doing some errands in town, I was so cold and tired when I got back that I got under the winter sleeping bag on the couch by the fire in the woodstove, and slept for an hour.
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Check Out Our General Store!

We’ve just opened our online General Store with gorgeous blank notecards with photographs of real wildflowers and real gardens. Some of these lovely photographs by Mike Davis have been published in the magazine and now they’re available for your own uses, as birthday cards, anniversary cards, special-occasion cards or just to leave a thoughtful note
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Concerned Residents Coalition to Receive $15,000 from Town of Halton Hills

On Oct. 18, 2016, the Council of the Town of Halton Hills unanimously approved a donation of $15,000 to the Concerned Residents Coalition (CRC) in support of its case against James Dick Construction Ltd’s (JDCL) proposed Hidden Quarry. In making the motion, Mayor Rick Bonnette stated: “The CRC have done an awesome job in fundraising
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Understanding Indigenous Communities

News about an interesting event at Crawford Lake, provided by Conservation Halton: Anishinaabe speaker, educator, and musician Eddy Robinson brings a wealth of knowledge and personal experience to the national conversation about Indigenous communities in Canada. Join us at Crawford Lake Conservation Area on Saturday, October 15, 2016 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. to learn
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International Plowing Match 2016

Field report & photos by Mike Davis I went to the International Plowing Match today, Sept. 20, the opening day. This year, the 99th annual match is taking place just off Hwy 9 past Arthur in the town of Minto (Wellington County). The theme is “Fresh Taste of Farming” and the match runs until Sat.
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Georgetown’s 17th Annual Rock ‘n Roll Classics Car Show

By Chris Miller This wonderful event was held on Friday Aug. 26 in downtown Georgetown in glorious summer weather. There were some 250 classic cars filling the downtown streets. The Larry Melton Band entertained and created a fun atmosphere with playing old classic songs in tune with the event! It looked like there were thousands
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