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48th Annual Tour of Homes – June 2, 2018 (Uxbridge)

posted Tuesday, May 15, 2018

by: in Community

Trinity United Church Women, Uxbridge present their “48th Annual Tour of Homes” Forty-eight years of opening doors to some of the beautiful and interesting homes to a community has been a pleasurable experience for the women of Trinity United Church. Such a variety of homes – we remember a tiny two room home, a lovely […]

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What’s a Detox?

posted Thursday, May 10, 2018

by: in Healthy Living

When you hear the word detox what is the first thing that comes to mind? Juice cleanse, expensive at-home kits with lots of supplements, colon cleanses… The list goes on. As a naturopathic doctor I see many people come into the office and state they have been thinking about doing a detox, but aren’t sure […]

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Spring Has Sprung

posted Thursday, May 3, 2018

by: in Boomers

I’ve always loved spring. Once Christmas is over I start waiting for the arrival of spring. I begin telling my geraniums and chives (that moved inside in the fall), that in five months they will be able to go back outside. As the winter months roll slowly by I tell them four, then three, etc. […]

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Five Ways to Work-out When You Don’t Want to Leave the House

posted Saturday, April 28, 2018

by: in Fitness / Health

I was dressed, my bag was packed and I was just about to step outside when the snow started. From out of nowhere a blizzard arrived and completely changed my plans for the day. There was no way I was going outside in what seemed like terrible driving conditions and cold temperatures. Is this really […]

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Durham Regional Council appoints new Regional Chair

posted Sunday, April 15, 2018

by: in Community

The Regional Municipality of Durham would like to advise residents that Gerri Lynn O’Connor has been appointed to the position of Regional Chair. O’Connor will be officially sworn in shortly, making her the fifth Regional Chair, and the first female to hold this role. O’Connor has 34 years of municipal experience, including 29 years as […]

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Pickering “Arts Studio” opening April 2018

posted Sunday, April 15, 2018

by: in Community

The City of Pickering is excited to announce the opening of their new Arts Studio at the Pickering Recreation Complex . The new Arts Studio, formerly the Pottery Studio, offers a wide variety of art programs, pottery, and craft programs for all ages and abilities. Open Studio times will also be available during the week. […]

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MamaCan’s Mother’s Day Bazaar – May 5, 2018 (Pickering)

posted Thursday, April 5, 2018

by: in Community

The 1st Annual MamaCan’s Mother’s Day Bazaar brings group members together to showcase and promote their work. Whether it’s a creative talent, a business in health and beauty products, a mommy & baby music class or a publishing agency these ladies have got it all! MamaCan’s motto is “if any mother can do it all, […]

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Canadian Classic Rock Series, featuring Kim Mitchell, Harlequin, and Lighthouse (Oshawa)

posted Wednesday, April 4, 2018

by: in Community

The 2nd Annual Canadian Classic Rock Series is back and this year there are three great Canadian Bands lined up. After a successful inaugural event in 2017, and based on numerous suggestions from attendees, the three most requested acts have been booked in 2018 SUNDAY, MAY 13, 2018  7:00 PM – KIM MITCHELL SUNDAY, JUNE 24, 2018  […]

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RIP – Durham Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer, Roger Anderson

posted Saturday, March 24, 2018

by: in Community

The Local Biz Magazine team express our deepest condolences with the passing of long-time Durham community member, Roger Anderson. The following statement was issued on behalf of The Regional Municipality of Durham: “It is with heavy hearts that The Regional Municipality of Durham announces the passing of Roger Anderson, our Regional Chair and Chief Executive […]

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Updates on Uxbridge Culvert Replacement – What’s Happening?

posted Monday, March 19, 2018

by: in Community

Things are going to be changing in and around Uxbridge with the pending Downtown Culvert Replacement on Brock Street West (Lower Brock Street) . Below are some Questions and Answers to help you navigate through the construction phase. 1. Why does the culvert on Brock Street West (Lower Brock Street) need to be replaced and […]

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