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Eye Catchers at Milton’s Car Show

By Chris Miller On July 20 it seemed like thousands of classic car enthusiasts visited downtown Milton for their annual Classic Car Show. It looked like thousands of people were out admiring some amazing classics. Here is a sample of ones that were noteworthy. This is a lovely 1930 Ford A that’s ready to take
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Belfountain Music Festival

This August 10-19 the fifth annual Belfountain Music Festival will bring some of Ontario’s hottest up and coming musicians to our own backyard. This year’s series will feature eight concerts, including a mix of folk, rock, classical music and movie favourites, plus the opening “Nibbles & Notes” Gala on August 10th.

Highlights include the Golden Country Classics at the Belfountain Community Hall, the Ton Beau String Quartet at the Melville White Church, Emily Rho and Britt Riley at the Piano Hall in Georgetown, and Stephanie Tulloch and James Turner at the Alton Mill. The full schedule is included below, and on website, belfountainmusic.com, which also includes information about our performers, sponsors, and venues, and links to buy tickets online.

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Some Remarks at the BAH

On May 16 the magazine co-hosted a Business After Hours networking event for the Halton Hills Chamber of Commerce. Here is some of the speech that we gave. We began by thanking our co-host, Andrews Scenic Acres of Milton, and the staff of the Chamber who organized the event. Then we went on to say:
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Canada Blooms 2018

They’re setting up Canada Blooms today! We popped in this morning with 3,000 copies of our gorgeous Spring Gardens Special issue, which were requested to go into VIP goodie bags. While Mike was loading the boxes of magazines onto a skid, I strolled around and grabbed a few snaps while the garden installations were being
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Canadian International Auto Show 2018: An Obsession With Speed

Words & photos by Chris Miller  The Canadian International Auto Show is the largest consumers’ show in Canada. The first day of the 2018 event, February 16, was packed just like a usual weekend, except it was Friday. This is a sure indication of Canada’s love for autos.  The exotic display was the largest representation
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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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