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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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Five Tips to Avoid Weight Gain During Your March Break Vacation

posted Thursday, March 15, 2018

by: in Fitness / Health

I recently returned from a two-week vacation and I have to admit, for the first time in a long time, I wasn’t afraid to step on the scale after my holiday. My clothes didn’t feel tight, my stomach wasn’t bloated and best of all, I had no guilt – whatsoever! Did I deprive myself of […]

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Remembering Wales

posted Tuesday, March 13, 2018

by: in Boomers

  My Dad was from Holyhead in North Wales. He left Holyhead to join the merchant navy in WWII and met Mam at the end of the war in Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England. That’s where my sister and I were born and lived until we came to Canada. Our summer holidays were spent in Holyhead. Mam, […]

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“Break Out Zone” – Escape Rooms & Murder Mystery Games – March 11 to 18, 2018

posted Friday, March 2, 2018

by: in Community

Break Out Zone will host their 3 Year Anniversary Celebration during March Break 2018, taking place at their venue located at 83 Centre Street South in Oshawa, in sponsor of The Boys & Girls Club of Durham Region. Break Out Zone will open 2 new Escape Room adventures for their Anniversary Celebration: Peter Pan’s Neverland […]

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Asexuality 101 at Durham College – March 6, 2018

posted Thursday, March 1, 2018

by: in Community

The Office of Student Diversity, Inclusion and Transitions, Durham College Pride Network, and Outreach Services proudly present Asexuality 101 workshop hosted by Ace Toronto. Ace Toronto is a diverse group of people (in the Toronto region and surrounding area) who are on the ace/asexual spectrum and/or the aromantic spectrum (and those questioning whether they might be ace and/or […]

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Supporting a friend with an eating disorder

posted Monday, February 26, 2018

by: in Mental Health / Self-Help

  This week (Feb 26- Mar 4) is National Eating Disorder Awareness Week. Despite popular belief, an eating disorder is not always easy to spot. There is a misconception that only thin people have eating disorders, but the truth is that you can have an eating disorder at any weight. In fact, people with bulimia […]

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A happy valentine’s day: Learning your partner’s “love language”

posted Wednesday, February 14, 2018

by: in Mental Health / Self-Help

Valentine’s Day often becomes more of an “analyze your relationship” day, rather than its main purpose of “show love to your partner” day. Stop analyzing and start loving! I recently read an edition of Gary Chapman’s ‘The Five Love Languages’. Through years of research, Chapman has identified five distinct ways to show love to your […]

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Quality Time Ideas for Active Couples on Valentine’s Day

posted Saturday, February 10, 2018

by: in Fitness / Health

When it comes to getting fit and healthy, most people tend to focus on New Year’s Resolutions or getting “swim suit ready”. Unfortunately, Valentine’s Day doesn’t seem to get much attention when when it comes to fitness and exercise. But how does that old saying go, “couples who work out together, stay together”, or something […]

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