From the Editor

From the Editor

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

posted Monday, June 19, 2017

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

posted Tuesday, May 23, 2017

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**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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Greening Your Business with Durham Partners in Project Green

posted Thursday, February 9, 2017

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Durham Sustain Ability (DSA) is an environmental not-for-profit and social enterprise that supports individuals, organizations and communities on the path to a sustainable future. Their mission is to provide awareness, training, and implementation support services driving environmental and economic benefits for Durham Region organizations and residents in concert with our partners and alliances.   The […]

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Realize Your Potential…

posted Thursday, July 21, 2016

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If you’ve ever watched The Biggest Loser, then you’ll know the name Jillian Michaels. For those of you who haven’t seen the show, I’ll fill you in. Jillian Michaels was the fitness trainer on that show who helped lots of contestants lose lots of weight. She became famous for her tough love, no nonsense, get results approach to […]

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Spring Issue? Shh – It’s a Secret!

posted Monday, January 18, 2016

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It’s cold and there’s snow on the ground. Of course it’s January, so that’s to be expected. Yet, I’m already thinking ahead to spring time because I am currently working on The Local Biz Magazine’s Spring 2016 issue… and I am stoked! As you know, I have always been proud of the content we publish in […]

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Uxbridge Fantasy of Lights

posted Tuesday, November 10, 2015

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Christmas is almost here… My favourite part about Christmastime are the lights.  I love driving down a street at night and seeing the houses all lit up. There’s something really magical about it! So when I heard about the Uxbridge Fantasy of Lights, I  knew it’s something I would love to attend, and I knew I had to spread […]

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Playtime, Storytime… Oh My!

posted Thursday, September 24, 2015

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This past week I’ve been taking my son out and about to different programs at my local community centre and library. The programs range from active playtime in the gym, story-time at the library and various other structured and non-structured activities. Being a first time stay-at-home mom, I am constantly amazed by all the events that Durham Region offers […]

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Planting Season!

posted Friday, May 8, 2015

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Hi Everyone! As I write this post, the sun is shining bright and beautiful through my kitchen window and I can’t help but feel that spring (or summer, if I really want to get ahead of myself) is here! The grass is green, the weeds are making their emergence (notice all the lovely dandelion flowers […]

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Spring Concerts are Just Around the Corner!

posted Thursday, March 19, 2015

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It’s been a long time since I picked up my saxophone and played it. This is in stark contrast to my high school days when I practiced my saxophone every single day. Yes, you heard right, every single day! I went to an arts high school (think of the movie Fame) and was in the instrumental […]

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Reality TV – Real, Scripted or A bit of Both?

posted Monday, February 9, 2015

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I hate to admit it but I watch The Bachelor. Yes, I know what you’re thinking. How can you watch that show?  Followed by, you know, it’s scripted and not reality TV, right?  I don’t know why I am hooked on the show, it grew on me a couple of seasons ago when I came across it whilst flipping channels, and […]

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