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Noteworthy: Halton Women’s Place

by Sherri Telenko, photography by Nikki Wesley This March, men and women around the globe will celebrate International Women’s Day. It’s a time to celebrate the political, economic, cultural and yes, even personal, achievements of women. Some of those personal achievements are difficult to discuss. Some of those achievements involve …

The Artist: Bif Naked

By Kelly Putter, photography by Nikki Wesley  If you’re in pain or dying, there may be no need to look any further than Bif Naked. At nearly 50, the Canadian rock icon and humanitarian continues to turn up the volume on a variety of social sins and outrages, landing most …

The Tennis Doctor

By Laurie Wallace-Lynch, photography by Nikki Wesley He may not be a real doctor, nor does he play one on TV, but Oakville’s Gary Stephenson has earned his nickname “The Tennis Doctor” for good reason. No matter what ails your tennis game, Tennis Pro Gary Stephenson can fix or cure …

Seafood in spring

By Stephanie Hounsell After months of bundling up, shovelling driveways and socializing indoors, Canadians are more than ready to embrace the start of spring by the time March and April roll around. Time to throw open the windows, enjoy whatever beginnings of growth our gardens reveal, and turn our backyards …

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Better earth, better wine

by Carmelo Giardina With the rapid increase in climate-related news, a new mega-trend is hitting home with people and gaining considerable momentum. Customers are becoming more environmentally conscious, wanting sustainable products from sustainable companies. This includes everything from labour practices to the environmental impact of their production.  We’ve read the …

Profile: Dr. Richard Heinzl

Founder of Doctors Without Borders Canada By Amanda Lee, photography by Nikki Wesley Most doctors don’t go into medical school with visions of rebuilding a hospital in Cambodia and working with refugees and displaced persons in Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. But for Oakville resident, Dr. Richard Heinzl, that …

Ristorante Sotto Sotto

Seduced by the flavours and atmosphere of this new Italian gem By Peter Bailey   Photography by Nikki Wesley There’s been a lot of buzz about downtown Oakville’s newest Italian restaurant, Sotto Sotto, which opened last fall in the prestige Randall Residences. It’s the second location for the tony restaurant which …
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