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Autumn 2019: Our Annual Focus on Art

By Gloria Hildebrandt Our Autumn issue is at the printer now. It’ll be mailed to subscribers and important contacts in the next few days and will be available at our advertisers by around Sept. 1. Also around that time, you can see which advertisers will have free copies to give out, on our page neviews.ca/where-to-get-copies/.
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Conservation Halton Foundation raises funds to plant entire forest

Here’s hopeful news from Conservation Halton. This is their report. Conservation Halton recently hosted the Friluftsliv Foundation Gala on Thursday, June 20 at Kelso Quarry Park. In just one evening, guests were able to plant an entire forest, with funds raised to put 1,487 trees and shrubs in the ground. If you were not able to attend Friluftsliv this
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Only Cavers Can Rescue Cavers

There are caves along the Niagara Escarpment but they are not extensive. Indeed, caving enthusiasts consider them beginner caves. But an incident this past weekend, involving experienced cavers in an Ontario cave system not near the Escarpment, emphasized the need to respect even the “easiest” caves & to enter them only with a clear plan
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MPP Bill Walker & Bruce Power

Here’s news provided by the office of MPP Bill Walker, mentioning Bruce Power. Both Minister Walker & Bruce Power are supporters of Niagara Escarpment Views magazine. The news begins here: Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound MPP Bill Walker is excited about the opportunity to serve as the new Associate Minister of Energy in Premier Doug Ford’s cabinet.The Premier
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Rick Grant’s May Photos from RBG

In the Summer 2019 issue we were happy to publish some of Rick Grant’s wildlife photography, on page 54. Here is a selection of more of Rick’s photos, from his visits to Royal Botanical Gardens in Burlington, this May. First, we have some amazing photos of birds. Can you identify them? Use the comments for
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Testimonial from Irish Cabinet Maker!

We’re very happy to learn of this success for one of our regular advertisers, Irish Cabinet Maker of Georgetown: “I was very pleased to get a $5,000 job as a direct result of my ad in the Spring issue of your magazine,” says Harold Kirkland. “My new client told me they had phoned other people,
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Letter from Bill Walker, MPP

Editorial disclosure: MPP Bill Walker is an advertiser with Niagara Escarpment Views. I am writing today to clarify recent changes made by our government to library funding.It is important to note that the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport is maintaining base funding for libraries at $25 million for 2019/2020.Our province is faced with the highest sub-national debt on the entire planet at more
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NEV Staff go on vacation

The principal staff of Niagara Escarpment Views got away in early March. We, Gloria and Mike, boarded our Sunwing flight on March 4 and headed to the Cayo Coco airport for seven days of relaxation. We went with a large group, nine in total! We settled in to the resort schedule, and got out by
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Textile Art of Sandy Small Proudfoot

By Gloria Hildebrandt I just received this photograph of a quilt by artist Sandy Small Proudfoot. This image is so powerful that I want to share it, which I’m doing here with her permission. It is an intense depiction of a toga-wrapped skeleton on a black cross, although Sandy prefers “shroud” rather than “toga.” If
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