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95th Royal Agricultural Winter Fair (2017)

Written by Gloria Hildebrandt, photos by Mike Davis This is an authentic blog post, being a quickly written journal entry. We went to the Royal Winter Fair yesterday & saw the Horse Show. We toured all the barns with sheep, dairy cattle & horses. We spoke to a British woman who was dusting a huge
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Eden Mills Writers’ Festival Thousand Word Art Auction

The Thousand Word Art Auction Saturday, June 17, 2017, 7:00 pm At Rivermead, 19 Cedar Street, Eden Mills Home of the Eden Mills Writers’ Festival Is a picture worth a thousand words?  Come to the Thousand Words Art Auction to find out – an auction featuring the artwork of more than 30 authors who have
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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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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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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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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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