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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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Extraordinary Tree Speaker Series and Exposition

This news just in: If you’ve ever stopped and looked up at a tree; if you’ve ever marvelled at its reach and dynamic character; if you’ve ever wondered how it got there, and what would happen if it were taken away, then you will find value in this unique lecture series. It is, at its
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A Quarry That’s Hidden No More

This is a guest post by Linda Sword, a member of the board of Concerned Residents Coalition (CRC). The proponent called it the “Hidden Quarry”. But the people who live in Guelph Eramosa and Milton refused to let it hide.  The 100-acre property of woodland and wetland on Highway 7 east of Guelph between Rockwood
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MPP Wayne Gates’ Address to Assembly of First Nations

News & photo submitted. Niagara Falls MPP Wayne Gates addressed over 1,000 delegates at the Assembly of First Nations Annual General Assembly this week in Niagara Falls. “I’ve taken the time to read over your goals for this Assembly and the goals of the sessions you will be attending,” stated Gates. “In these discussions I
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29 Classics Against Cancer

Written & photographed by Chris Miller. The 29th annual Classics Against Cancer event was held on June 19, 2016 in Georgetown’s Cedervale Park. It was a very warm, sunny day, however the heat did not deter the thousands of people who came from Halton Hills as well as out of town to view the hundreds
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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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