Month: March 2021

A Touch of Spring – The Mythical Month of March

posted Tuesday, March 30, 2021

by: in Boomers

March is a kind of funny month. Most years winter isn’t over yet, but it’s the month when spring begins. This year we have had some cold, but a lot of mild weather as well. It teases us with a touch of warmth, but always the chance of some more cold and snow. In 1975 […]

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Pickering based “Mossify” is Lifting People’s Spirits and Plants

posted Friday, March 19, 2021

by: in Community

It started when Mossify’s founder Lucas Picciolo worked a construction job. He was a machine operator and labourer for 39 houses in Pickering, Ont. and saw the extreme amount of wasted wood. Lucas said, “Tons and tons of perfectly good wood was thrown away on a weekly basis.” With this LARGE problem in mind, Lucas […]

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Canadian Eh? Food and drink delicacies that originated in our nation

posted Friday, March 5, 2021

by: in Boomers

In Canada we are blessed with a wonderful array of food. Thanks to immigration, food can take us on a journey around the world, however there are many foods that are probably only available in Canada, or at least originated here. One of the most famous is poutine. Basically, it is French fries with some […]

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Art in Durham Region – snap a selfie, win a prize

posted Wednesday, March 3, 2021

by: in Community

PineRidge Arts Council invites residents to “Snap a Selfie” with a sculpture! There are over 70 outdoor sculptures located in outdoor public spaces throughout Durham Region. Snap a selfie with one of the fabulous sculpture forms in your neighbourhood and share your photos on Facebook or Instagram with #SculpturesOfDurham. Selfies shared on Instagram are eligible for a prize. Contest […]

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