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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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Stephen King’s “It” Hits Theatres Tomorrow (September 7)!

posted Wednesday, September 6, 2017

by: in From the Editor

You’ve probably heard it on the news and every social media outlet by now…  Stephen King’s remake of the movie IT plays in movie theatres tomorrow! The popular movie is based on his 1986 novel of the same name, tells the story of children in Maine who are tormented by an evil clown named Pennywise. Durham’s […]

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My Top 7 Psychological Thrillers to rent this summer

posted Wednesday, June 28, 2017

by: in Mental Health / Self-Help

Who doesn’t love being absorbed into a fantastic psychological thriller? I certainly do! Today I’ve decided to share with you my favourite movies. I’m sure there are some great newer thrillers to share with you, but since I live under a rock (hello, 1997!) you’ll just have to watch these classics until I catch up […]

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Music lovers: Celebrate Canada 150 at the 2017 Scugog Summer Jam

posted Monday, June 19, 2017

by: in From the Editor

**This summer as you know is Canada’s 150th birthday. I wanted to bring your attention to what’s happening right here in Durham Region for the celebrations. Durham Tourism launched the www.durham150.ca website on June 7th at a special event in Regional Headquarters. The website highlights all tourism-related Canada 150 events and initiatives taking place in Durham Region in […]

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Three Apps To Boost Your Instagram Game!

posted Tuesday, May 30, 2017

by: in Technology

Instagram has become one of the top engaging social media platforms within the last couple of years. And, who can blame everyone for loving it? You can share memories, promote products, and engage with your followers on a different level in comparison to Facebook and Twitter. It’s awesome! As a brand, if you are not […]

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Durham Region farm families: Celebrating five generations and 150 years!

posted Tuesday, May 23, 2017

by: in From the Editor

**This summer as you know is Canada’s 150th birthday. I wanted to bring your attention to what’s happening right here in Durham Region for the celebrations. Durham Tourism will be launching the www.durham150.ca website on June 7th at a special event in Regional Headquarters. The website will highlight all tourism-related Canada 150 events and initiatives that are taking […]

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Mother’s Day – Schmother’s Day!

posted Monday, May 15, 2017

by: in Humour in Life and Business

When I first had children, it was an absolute honour to be spoiled with gifts and flowers and to hear those words that made me feel special: “Happy Mother’s Day!” When the kids started going to school and came home with handmade gifts, it brought me to tears and I can’t thank teachers enough for […]

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4 Reasons to start art journaling

posted Thursday, May 11, 2017

by: in Mental Health / Self-Help

Don’t let the word ‘art’ deter you from reading this blog! I am not what I consider to be artistic but I love art journaling. (In fact, I was so absolutely not artistic that my 4th grade teacher actually encouraged me to skip art class and write instead.) It sounds contradictory- art journaling not being […]

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If at first you don’t succeed, write, write, again!

posted Wednesday, April 26, 2017

by: in Humour in Life and Business

It’s a daunting task, but if there’s one thing this writer needs in order for her to finish her work, it’s a deadline! And I have quite the deadline: this summer’s Toronto Fringe Festival! I am taking my one-woman show (a musical romp through plastic surgery) to the festival, but after talking with a few […]

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