Culture Notes

Back to nature

The Bruce Trail is Canada’s oldest and longest marked footpath at 900 km from Niagara to Tobermory. As the trails re-open in phases, summer hikers can once again get outside to enjoy the natural beauty of the Niagara escarpment under a canopy of lush trees.


Fun ways to support your local hospital!

MacKids Truck Tow Tour 2020 for teams of 15 to 20 people is taking place late August/early September to raise funds for McMaster Children’s Hospital Foundation.


Strides for the General 5km walk takes place at Bayfront Park on Sept. 19 to raise funds for the Hamilton General Hospital.


Illuminight takes place Oct. 2 at Dyment’s Farm in Dundas where participants take a nighttime walk along a trail with illuminated installations, featuring campfires, food and activities in support of Juravinski Hospital & Cancer Centre.


OTMH Charity Golf Tournament takes place Aug. 10 at Credit Valley Golf & Country Club in support of the Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital Foundation. The  18-holes of golf (scramble format) includes breakfast, lunch and dinner, on-course snacks and beverages, silent auction and gifts.


The 19th Annual Women with Drive golf tournament takes place Sept. 16 at the Granite Ridge Golf Club to support Trillium Health Partners.


The 25th anniversary of Golf Classic at the Glen Abbey Golf Club takes place Sept. 28. Register before August 28th for a chance to win an amazing early bird prize!


“Masks for Music” is raising funds for the Spotify COVID-19 Music Relief Project in support of Unison Benevolent Fund, a charity that provides counselling and emergency relief services to the Canadian music community. Support this community that’s been hit hard from the pandemic by purchasing a cotton mask with a minimum donation of $10 via GoFundMe.