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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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What to Expect in Summer 2019

We’re rapidly approaching the end of preparations for our Summer issue. We have to close our ad space reservations at the end of this week, although we have until early May to finalize all the actual ads themselves. Our editorial features have already been completed, and they look powerful. We have a couple of “watery”
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Jennie Stevens on Burgoyne Bridge Safety Issue

Today in the legislature, the NDP MPP for St. Catharines, Jennie Stevens, said the Ford government has not done its part to protect St. Catharines residents struggling with mental health challenges, as it has failed to provide mental health and addictions services and failed to fund a suicide prevention barrier on Burgoyne Bridge.  For over a
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PhotoArt of Halton Hills 2019 Contest Winners

PhotoArt of Halton Hills has announced the winners of this year’s competition, the 40th year it’s been held. Children as well as adults were encouraged to submit photos in their categories. More than 200 selected photos were displayed at the Halton Hills Cultural Centre until the end of March.Here are the first-place winning photos. All
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Sweet Season is Here

Maple Town opens March 2 at Conservation Halton’s Mountsberg Conservation Area in Campbellville & also at Crawford Lake CA, & runs until April 7 on weekends, holidays & March break. At Mountsberg, you can ride in a horse-drawn wagon, examine sap dripping into buckets, learn how syrup is made, feed chickadees from the hand, have
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Best of AutoShow

Our blogger, salesman and dedicated auto enthusiast Chris Miller shares his notes on the 2019 Canadian International AutoShow. Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) vehicles of the year had six competing, three SUVs and three cars, of which half were Korean. That says a lot for the south Asian country’s auto development. The winners were
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