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The No-Spend Challenge: Save your $$ for things that matter

posted Monday, November 13, 2017

by: in Mental Health / Self-Help

Are you trying to get out of debt or have suddenly realized it’s the holiday season? Me too. One great opportunity I have recently discovered is the no-spend challenge. I recently tested it out and I will tell you the number one secret you need to do to make it work and be worthwhile. But […]

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The Game’s Afoot by the Ajax Community Theatre

posted Monday, November 6, 2017

by: in From the Editor

Do you like to go to the theatre? If so, look no further than Ajax. The St. Francis Centre which is located on Church St. just south of Hwy 2 will be debuting the Ajax Community Theatre’s 10th season this November with The Game’s Afoot (Nov 16-25). A bit about The Game’s Afoot… It is […]

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Binging and Purging: A TV Opinion Piece

posted Monday, October 30, 2017

by: in Humour in Life and Business

I just watched the Netflix show “The Good Place” three times. Yes, all 13 episodes, three times. Once by myself, once with my kids, and then we all watched it again when my husband got home from a business trip. I could sing praises from the rooftops: the original script, superb acting, directing, editing, cinematography, […]

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The Boomer Corner

posted Tuesday, October 24, 2017

by: in Boomers

Life is interesting. My name is Linda. I was born in the middle of the last century in Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England. I was lucky enough to be a teenager in the sixties. My family came from England when I was ten. Our contact with family was by mail (airmail of course!). In emergency situations or […]

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Energy & Innovation Breakfast!

posted Thursday, October 19, 2017

by: in From the Editor

Below is a guest post by Lauren Fowler of Durham Sustain Ability about an event taking place in Pickering this November: Durham Partners in Project Green (DPPG), a program run through Durham Sustain Ability (DSA), provides the support and tools required to guide businesses on their path to sustainability. DPPG supports their business members by […]

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It’s Pumpkinville Time!

posted Thursday, October 12, 2017

by: in From the Editor

One of my favourite fall events is coming up soon! It’s Pumpkinville time in Ajax. I have been attending Pumpkinville for the past 3 years now and it is something I look forward to every year. And who wouldn’t? At Pumpkinville you can enjoy jumpy castles, a petting zoo, a haunted house, smores, a magic […]

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Happy ThanksGetting!

posted Saturday, October 7, 2017

by: in Humour in Life and Business

I think this concept of “giving” becoming “getting” has seeped into all major North American holidays. Valentines, Christmas, even Easter has been narrowed down to a list of what you need to buy, who gets what and everything YOU hope to get. Thanksgiving is one of the strangest times for me because A) Turkey makes […]

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Spirituality and You

posted Tuesday, September 26, 2017

by: in Mental Health / Self-Help

I’ve never considered myself religious, albeit the fact that I went to church with my great aunt until age 12. I think I was more excited to discover a brand new pack of pink bubble gum in the glove box of her car each week than actually attending and participating in church activities. Until recently, […]

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Roller Skating in Morocco

posted Wednesday, September 20, 2017

by: in Humour in Life and Business

I have had some amazing opportunities as an actor, and recently I had another one. I landed a lead part in a music video and the locations they were shooting were: Hamilton, Hong Kong and Morocco. Yes, within four days of finding out I landed the job, I was on a plane to Hong Kong. […]

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Agricultural Fairs and Events in Durham Region

posted Sunday, September 10, 2017

by: in From the Editor

If you like learning about agriculture and in particular, our local agriculture, then you may want to check out some of the farm events going on in Durham region this month. The Sunderland Fall Fair takes place September 12 to 14, 2017. The fair’s theme is celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday this year. Volunteers are always […]

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