Month: July 2021

Virtual Summer Music Series In Pickering

posted Thursday, July 29, 2021

by: in Community

Each year the much anticipated Summer Music line-up is a source of discussion, anticipation and debate amongst annual concert goers.  In 2020 Pickering moved the series online, expanding the audience from 10,000 attendees per season to almost 10 times that number, with guests on the online platform commenting from around the world. Staff started the […]

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Durham Region Film Festival (DRIFF) is Shifting The Narrative with a summer Drive-In series

posted Wednesday, July 28, 2021

by: in Community

The Durham Region Film Festival (DRIFF), like many in the arts community, has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, the DRIFF Board of Directors has decided to place a one-year hiatus on the regularly planned fall festival. The team has been hard at work behind the scenes reimagining ways to deliver a […]

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Remembering our police officers lost in the line of duty

posted Thursday, July 22, 2021

by: in Boomers

Each time a police officer is murdered, it brings back many memories for me. It takes me back over forty years ago to a January day in 1980. Back then we didn’t have 24-hour news the way we do now. We mostly depended on the radio for up to date information. We also had a […]

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