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Community Living Oakville: How one mother found hope for her special needs son

By Allie Murray Raising a child with special needs is a role that Brenda Kerr never expected to face. That changed, however, when her son Ryan was born with autism and significant developmental disabilities. Ryan was three-years-old when Kerr was encouraged to add his name to the residential care waitlist. …

Top five luxury golf destinations around the globe

Content courtesy of The Travel Corporation Canada Banff Springs, Canada The Canadian Rockies coupled with the luscious greenery courtesy of Mother Nature makes the Banff Springs Golf Course a stunning picturesque golf course, but golfers shouldn’t be deceived as the course provides a challenging game. For a truly luxury experience, …

Hormonal: The surprising impact hormones have on our overall health

By Stephanie Hounsell Carolyn Meredith should have been at the top of her game. Active and involved, the Oakville resident was a Grade four teacher who loved her job. She had plenty of friends, three nearly-grown children and a nice house. She took care of herself the best she could. …

The Rideau Canal

By Bruce Kemp The warmer weather has finally arrived, bringing with it the excitement of enjoying the great outdoors. It’s hard to imagine a better way to do so than cruising the picturesque waters of southern Ontario while relishing the finer things in life. I recently enjoyed such a boating …

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  Enter for your chance to win a $1,000 Smeg Dolce and Gabbana electric kettle! This fabulous prize is courtesy of ECS Coffee. Part of the Sicily Is My Love collection, this kettle brings water to the perfect temperature quickly for all of your hot beverages while also adding a …

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Summer weekend chic

Feminine florals and pretty pastels for your weekend wardrobe Photography: Nikki Wesley Stylist: Sandra Krueger, Vogue Models & Talent Hair: Andrea Ciabattoni, The Hair + Makeup Studio Makeup: Angela Ciabattoni, The Hair + Makeup Studio Model: Erin, Vogue Models & Talent Furnishings provided by Elizabeth Interiors, Burlington Seafolly high cut …

Inspired landscape design

By Becky Dumais Contemporary Retreat The owners of this sprawling country property in Ancaster wanted a functional outdoor space to entertain groups of all sizes through the summer. Cedar Springs Landscaping delivered with a modern, transitional retreat that combines beauty and function. Pavilion On the client’s wish list was an …

Chat with Gargoyle Wine Club

by Sherri Telenko What’s better than arriving home Friday evening and discovering your wine got there first? Well, that’s kind of how it works if you subscribe to Gargoyle Wine Club, which operates out of Toronto and Oakville. Sign up for a curated subscription and two, four or six bottles …