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First Photo Contest

In honour of our upcoming 10th anniversary issue, we are holding our first photo contest! Here are the important details. Theme: Your interpretation of a great Niagara Escarpment view. But show us something we haven’t seen before! Hint: see our back issue centre spreads for places we already know. Online, see them here. Prizes Include
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Readers Write: More Letters to the Editor

Here are additional letters to the editor that we weren’t able to fit into the Summer 2017 issue. We appreciate your notes and letters so much, that we want to publish them all. Enjoy your efforts greatly. Thanks for the memories. Beverley Pattulo, Tara I enclose 1 cheque for 2 subscriptions, one for my sister
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New Seed Library in Orangeville

Interesting news just in! A Seed Library will be launched in Orangeville on April 27, as a pilot project by the Orangeville Sustainability Action Team (OSAT) and the Orangeville Public Library. A seed library is a place where community members can get seeds for free and is run for the public benefit. Many seed libraries are open in public libraries. The Orangeville
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Hart’s Tongue at Canada Blooms

At Canada Blooms, the Ontario Regional Common Ground Alliance garden by Fern Ridge Eco Landscaping contains many Hart’s Tongue Ferns, which are rare wild plants living on parts of the Niagara Escarpment. They are assessed as a species of special concern as they may become endangered. They can’t easily be transplanted but fortunately, can be
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Niagara Peninsula Hawkwatch’s High School Scholarship Competition 2017

We just received this good news for high school students: The Niagara Peninsula Hawkwatch is pleased to announced that thanks to the continued sponsorship of Peninsula Ridge Estates Winery and Restaurant the scholarship programme will continue for 2017. A $500.00 scholarship will be made available to the winner of the competition once the winner provides
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Spectacular Auto Show

By Chris Miller It was a record show in many ways: the largest attendance in 40 years, almost 340,000 visitors, Electric Avenue, a special area with numerous electric cars, Art & the Automobile, Castrol Alley with many vehicles from Legendary Motorcar Company headquartered in Milton, and one of the largest refurbishing auto companies in North
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A WOW of a 2017 Toronto International Auto Show Media Day

Written by Chris Miller  Photos by Mike Davis This event for media is always a great opportunity to see first hand, newly launched products and this year was what can only be described as a wow of a day. It started with a really big wow!             The president of Aston Martin introduced a truly
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Subscriber Benefits Spring 2017

We have some gardening goodies to give away for this spring. Subscribers to the magazine will get first chance to win one pair of the 20 tickets we have, to Canada Blooms which runs March 10 to 19. That’s 10 people who can each win a pair of tickets! Each ticket is valued at $20.
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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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