Tag Archive "canada"


Marijuana and Impaired Driving Statistics

In essence, legalizing marijuana has resulted in radically important changes for many Canadians. The recreational and psychoactive drug has had a bad reputation for a while before it was legalized on October 14th 2018.

What are Movie Ratings in Ontario?

For most audiences, choosing from new movies to see at the cinema isn’t only about interest and quality. Film classifications and ratings have a crucial role in telling moviegoers what to expect when they walk ...

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Oakville Healthcare: Protecting Our Children: A Health Advocates Perspective

Few would dispute that there is something inherently tragic when a young person dies, whether it be by a car accident, or some incurable disease. However, when it is by their own hand, as an ...

Ray Kong, Executive Vice President of Ipsos Loyalty Toronto, RBC Chief Economist Craig Wright, and OCC Chair Kerry

Oakville Chamber of Commerce presented the RBC Economic Update 2016

Are you nervous about the economic future? Do you feel the fear that the news imparts each day? The Oakville Chamber of Commerce was very pleased to be hosting Craig Wright, RBC’s Senior Vice President ...

EARTHBOUND: A Photo Exhibition of Outward Bound

Since 1941 Outward Bound has worked to instill confidence, compassion and leadership to more than 10 million people worldwide. “EARTHBOUND” is a Photographic Exhibition of my favourite Outward Bound expeditions in some of the most ...

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“A Woman’s Story” premieres at Oakville Festivals of Film & Art

Oakville Festivals of Film and Art (OFFA), Oakville’s first and only independent film and arts festival announces the WORLD FESTIVAL PREMIERE of A Woman’s Story. The documentary was shot on location in Canada, Rwanda, Bangladesh ...

Pioneer Gas Lighted Sign - 99 cents/litre, Bronte Road, QEW, December 12, 2014, Oakville

Are Falling Gas Prices a Gift or a Curse?

Okay, I’ll admit it: last time I filled up my car, I was happy to pay less rather than more. For a minute it was like I’d done something clever and found a way to ...

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Letter to the Editor: Remember Canada is Not Lost

On October 23rd, Canadians both at home and abroad awoke knowing that a part of them was lost forever. The tragic events of the October 22nd shootings in Ottawa horrified our nation and revealed some ...

Cabernet Franc: Sue-Ann Staff, Cooper's Hawk

Cabernet Franc, Bouchet, Breton: Sommelier’s Perspective

Cabernet Franc is the original “Cabernet” grape. With origins in the Bordeaux wine region of France, it is grown mostly on the Right Bank in the sub-regions of St. Emilion and its neighbor, Pomerol. In ...

Gin and Tonic

GIN, TONIC, and ICE: Oakville Sommelier

What a wonderful New Year’s Eve 2013 I had in Toronto beginning with an opera performance at Roy Thomson Hall with yours truly in the choir backing an international cast, then ending the year at ...

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