Month: May 2021

Durham is Home – new collection of clothing and accessories helps to stimulate local tourism

posted Wednesday, May 26, 2021

by: in Community

As we all know, the pandemic has had disastrous impacts on the tourism industry, from destinations and restaurants, to independent retailers and event facilities. Durham Tourism has launched the Durham is Home collection as a component of our recovery strategy. The vision is to foster interest in Durham Region’s many communities through a confident new form […]

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The Second Wedge Brewing Co. in Uxbridge wins 2021 Bicycle Friendly Business Award

posted Thursday, May 20, 2021

by: in Community

According to Ontario By Bike/Transportation Options, many Ontario residents are keen to make summer plans that include their bicycles, being respectful of current travel restrictions. Over 1,500 Ontario businesses certified as bicycle friendly by Ontario By Bike are ready to roll out a welcome to cyclists. To recognize the businesses that have gone above and beyond, offering […]

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The Year Without a Summer

posted Wednesday, May 5, 2021

by: in Boomers

With all the different weather we;ve been having over the past month, it got me thinking about the summer of 1816. I wasn’t there but my son would probably say I was (ha ha). It was called ‘the year without a summer’ and it affected a large part of Europe, eastern North America, and China. […]

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