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Give Niagara Escarpment Views for the Holidays!

Give a subscription to four issues a year to the magazine people call impressive, incredible, interesting & beautiful – and those are just some comments in our current Winter issue! Order your gifts and we will email you a beautiful notification that you can print and GIVE TO YOUR FRIENDS and we’ll also include a
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When Someone Else Gets All the Breaks

I have a pile of credentials, but my partner Mike is getting all the glory. I have been writing and editing for newspapers, magazines and businesses since 1974. I studied literature and writing at university and a polytechnical institute. Heck, I taught literature and writing courses at two community colleges for eight years. And what
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How NOT to Handle Media

By Gloria Hildebrandt This is a genuine “blog” entry, in that it’s like a private journal entry about our business. You could call it one of my rants Promising what you have no intention of ever delivering is a really poor tactic in media relations. Here’s what happened. I received an email message last week about
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Writing On the Spiral of Life

This memoir by Gloria Hildebrandt first appeared in Trinity Alumni Magazine, Spring 2018. My life didn’t end up the way I had hoped it would when I was at Trinity. It has turned out better than I could ever have dreamed. The shape my life has taken is a spiral, repeatedly ending up where I started,
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Freedom of the Press A Requirement for Democracy

Mike and I saw The Post on the weekend, the film by Steven Spielberg, starring Meryl Streep as Katherine Graham, the owner of The Washington Post, and Tom Hanks as Ben Bradlee, top editor at the paper. This is the true story of the leak and publication of the Pentagon papers which document the U.S. government’s knowledge
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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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Snowbirds and Cameras

By Gloria Hildebrandt The Back Story: Organized by Halton Hills Chamber of Commerce, the Town of Halton Hills claimed to be the most patriotic town in Canada, by registering 57,073 flags flying by Canada Day, more than any other town in the country. Today the Snowbirds saluted the town by flying from Acton, over the Niagara
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Encouragement From Our Facebook Followers

Facebook is a voracious beast that needs constant feeding, for little reward if you have a page for business. But then there was yesterday. There was a surprising discussion on our Facebook page and I want to capture it here permanently. Because another annoying thing about Facebook is how fleeting posts are: now you see
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Enter our Photo Contest!

In honour of our upcoming 10th anniversary issue, we are holding our first photo contest! All entries will be displayed on our website! Pass it on to your photography friends! More details here.

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General Store News

Our online General Store is growing. We’re carefully adding some items as we develop them. Our newest offering is the NEViews fandana, a bright lime green tube of cloth that serves many purposes, from head covering, neckerchief, tube top (if you’re small enough!) to damp cloth…and more! We have a Motorcycle Mama who wears it over her
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