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Art lovers dream: day-tripping in Durham

posted Friday, September 24, 2021

by: in Community

Durham Region boasts of over 90 outdoor public sculptures and art forms, from emerging to world-renowned artists. How many have you seen? Download the PDF list and copy the link to the online map to guide you. We look forward to you sharing your photos on facebook and instagram and tagging PineRidge Arts on facebook and #sculpturesofdurham on instagram. Trying to see […]

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Managing a Personal Budget: Your key to financial success

posted Tuesday, September 21, 2021

by: in The Canadian Finance Guide to Durham Region's Personal Finance

Did you know that almost 51% of Canadians don’t know how to manage a personal budget? This shocking statistic results from a complete lack of personal finance education in our public schools. Moreover, a lack of budget planning has led to the average Canadian having $1.77 in debt for every $1 of income in 2019 […]

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The Best Mortgage Advice I’ve Ever Given: Don’t Buy That Car

posted Tuesday, September 7, 2021

by: in The Canadian Finance Guide to Durham Region's Personal Finance

As a mortgage agent, I’m often asked ‘What is the best mortgage advice I’ve ever given?’. Though for me the answer is easy, for others, it’s a bit difficult to understand. After reading this article, you’ll understand why ‘Don’t buy that car’ is some of the best mortgage advice I’ve ever given. The Importance of […]

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C’est What Durham Brewing introduces a new selection of nitro-infused canned brews

posted Friday, August 20, 2021

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Durham’s oldest craft brewery, County Durham Brewing (1996) in Pickering recently collaborated with Toronto’s C’est What bar to launch a joint venture, rebranding as C’est What Durham Brewing. C’est What was conceived when an early mid-life crisis hit founder George Milbrandt at the age of twenty-seven. He left behind his architectural training and a construction […]

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Patios to visit in Durham Region’s downtowns

posted Tuesday, August 10, 2021

by: in Community, Uncategorized

If you’ve spent a summer in Canada, then you know the powerful pull of a great Canadian staple: the patio. From private, tucked away nooks, to main street seats, waterfront vistas or a simple slice of shade, patios come in all shapes and sizes- to offer an amazing outdoor experience. Durham Region is home to […]

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Trent University Durham is holding focus groups for racialized immigrants to determine service needs

posted Monday, August 9, 2021

by: in Community

If you are an immigrant living in Durham Region and identify as racialized, you are invited to participate in either a 30-minute one-on-one interview or a 2-hour focus group or both. The goal of our research is to identify the service needs of immigrants in the Durham Region who are racialized, and determine gaps in […]

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Things to do in Durham Region: Quick summer guide

posted Saturday, August 7, 2021

by: in Community

If you are looking for things to do in Durham Region this summer, here’s a quick summer guide full of attractions, activities, and adventures to keep you entertained all summer long. Catch some waves by renting a paddle board, kayak or paddleboat and then cool off at one of Durham Region’s beaches, outdoor pools, splash […]

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Oshawa – have your say in community parks development

posted Thursday, August 5, 2021

by: in Community

Rotary Park Redevelopment The City of Oshawa is looking for feedback from the community to determine public interest in these two independent options for the redevelopment of Rotary Park. Option A – A new leisure pool, major splash pad and destination playground; or, Option B – A combined major splash pad/ice rink and minor playground. […]

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Free Mobile Skate Park in Pickering

posted Tuesday, August 3, 2021

by: in Community

The City of Pickering is launching an exciting new initiative that seeks to ensure the lives of Pickering Residents are enriched by programs and services that support active and engaging activities in our community.  The City of Pickering will be exploring the opportunities of building more inclusive and accessible programs for Pickering residents. The City […]

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Have a “Cool Experience” in the Township of Brock – Sundays in August

posted Sunday, August 1, 2021

by: in Community

The Brock Board of Trade presents the “Cool Experience,” A family-friendly day with farm tours, great food and fresh locally grown flowers. Your first stop is Forget-Me-Not Alpacas, where you get to meet the cutest group of camelids this side of Toronto. You will be taken on a tour of the working farm and even have a […]

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