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World Malbec Day 2018 – Saluting The Famous Wine from Argentina

Today  commemorates the day in 1853,  when President  Sarmiento of Argentina officially made it his mission to transform Argentina’s wine industry. On that day, he tasked  a French soil expert, to bring over new vines.  Among the expert’s selection, was Malbec. 

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National Volunteer Week – April 15-21, 2018

This is the time to recognize the truly generous people among us, who give of their time, without remuneration.  A labour of love  is the hallmark of the volunteer.  Whether it’s one-on-one or part of a huge event or celebration,

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#PutYourSticksOut

The outpouring of  sympathy and love to our neighbours in Humboldt, Saskatchewan is a heartfelt and touching example of the richness of our Canadian fabric, especially being concerned and caring about each other , even if we don’t even know

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Hockey Game in Wasaga Beach To Support Humboldt Broncos

This Saturday April 14, enjoy a fund raising hockey game to support  Saskatchewan’s  Humboldt Broncos in Wasaga Beach    See the Huronia West OPP & First Responders  take on Wasaga Beach Minor Hockey.  Donations at the door-please be generous.  Food

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Who Are Ontario’s Biggest Seat Belt Law Offenders?

The OPP has laid 257,475 seat belt charges over the last ten years, with 25 to 34 year-olds being issued more charges (63,846) than any other demographic. Drivers and passengers aged 35 to 44 come in second with 50,863 charges and 45 to 54 year-olds are

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Earth Hour – Saturday March 24 8:30pm

This Earth Hour, Saturday  March 24 at 8:30 p.m. local time, switch off your lights and #Connect2Earth to draw attention to wildlife loss in Canada and around the world. In Canada, populations of more than one-half of monitored species have

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Just What Does Make Us Truly Happy?

According to a Harvard University study, it’s focusing on whatever you’re doing-whether talking with a friend, riding your bike or reading a book-rather than letting your thoughts drift. When your  mind wanders, you tend to ponder the “what-ifs”- ruminating over

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Kids: Help Name Up to 12 RCMP Foals!

The RCMP needs names for up to 12 foals born this spring at the RCMP breeding farm in Pakenham, Ontario.  Individual winners and one school class will be selected from across Canada.   “This is a chance for kids to be

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Professor Stephen Hawking Dies at Age 76

One of the most brilliant minds-ever-has passed.  Dr. Stephen Hawking. According to an article on Wired.com, Hawking was funny, or at least sly. By his own account , he was a difficult student. Hawking was diagnosed at age 21  (in

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New $10 Bank Note featuring Viola Desmond Unveiled on International Women’s Day

Viola Desmond was selected for the new $10 bank note by Finance Minister Morneau following an open call to Canadians to nominate an iconic Canadian woman for the next redesigned bank note. A successful Black Nova Scotian businesswoman, Viola Desmond

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National Cereal Day -Extreme Toppings

Canadians aren’t afraid to experiment with surreal cereal toppings…other than fresh fruit. For example: 12% of those surveyed drizzle on Maple Syrup (men more so than women) 5% scoop on ice cream (mmmm) 3% add either protein powder or peanut

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Daylight Saving Time Arrives Early This Sunday Morning – Spring Ahead 1 Hour

Before you go to bed this Saturday night, set your time pieces ahead One Hour as we move into Daylight Saving Time.  The concept of moving a nation’s clocks forward and backward every spring and fall has been around for

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Your Favorite Snack Can Say A Lot About You

Your favourite snack ‘family’ -creamy; spicy; sweet; salty or sour can tell quite a bit about you, according to a study in The Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. If you crave snacks that are….. Creamy – You’re serene and

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More Olympics! 55 Athletes On Canadian Paralympic Team for PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games

Canada will be represented in all 5 sports on the Paralympic Winter Games docket:  Para Alpine Skiing; Para Ice Hockey; Para Nordic (cross country & biathlon) Para Snowboard and Wheelchair Curling. The oldest athlete on the team is James Anseeuw,

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Michelle Obama’s Memoir – A Bestseller, Before Being Published

Even though it’s not going to be on sale for several months, Michelle Obama’s memoir – “Becoming “- is already a bestseller, appearing on Amazon.com.  The former First Lady of the United States, says the book will be out by

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