People & Events
Winter Fun Guide
Get outside and enjoy the season! Here is a roundup of local winter and holiday-themed events to keep your holiday merry and bright. More
Five Fun Local Activities to Stretch out Summer
Even with the dropping temperatures, Canadians love to take advantage of the great outdoors. Squeeze every last drop out of the pre-snow weather with this list of fantastic activities that will get you outside with friends and family. More
BOOKS: September/October 2014
New reads for September and October. More
SCENE & HEARD: September/October 2014
SCENE & HEARD: September/October 2014
You've got to hand it to the guys in venerable American rock band ZZ Top. For a band that first formed in the late 1960s, the trio that brought fans memorable hits such as “Sharp Dressed Man” and “Legs” has had considerable staying power. Read More..
ARTIST PROFILE: Ruth Thoem
ARTIST PROFILE: Ruth Thoem
Baby wraps have been around for years. But when a young mother wanted one handwoven, Ruth Thoem stepped up to the challenge. Read More..
GOODWILL: Swim for the Cure
GOODWILL: Swim for the Cure
It all started with a lump. Not a lump of her own, but that of someone near and dear to her. At the age of 10, while running around the yard, Debbie Bang accidentally elbowed her Nana in the chest. The resulting discomfort led to a doctor's appointment with the subsequent and unfortunate diagnosis of breast cancer. A chance collision that prompted an important discovery, it would not be the last time the family had a run-in with the disease. Read More..
INTERVIEW: Matt Dusk
INTERVIEW: Matt Dusk
Out of the box approach to music: Matt Dusk conjures up past greats with his jazz-infused style. Read More..
Artist showcase
Artist showcase
Showcasing the artwork of Southwestern Ontario residents since 1997, the Dundas Studio Tour returns Saturday, October 4 to Sunday October 5. Read More..
Kielburger keynote
Kielburger keynote
Join grassroots, volunteer organization Oomama, one of more than 250 grandmother groups across Canada, as they welcome humanitarian and social activist Craig Kielburger to host Kids Who Care – Creating a Different World. Read More..
Fuel up
Fuel up
Trudeau makes it easy to build a better lunch with the introduction of the Fuel Collection. Read More..
Entrepreneur of the Year
Congratulations to Steven Stipsits, president of Branthaven Homes, for winning the 2014 Burlington Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Read More..
Comfort & Joy Gala
Since 2004 The Darling Home for Kids has been providing pediatric respite and palliative care services to sick children and their families in the Halton region. Read More..
BOOKS: July/August 14
BOOKS: July/August 14
New reads for July and August Read More..
Local family hosts fundraiser for War Child
Local family hosts fundraiser for War Child
On a warm summer afternoon in May, guests arrived at the Hasanee-Hussain residence. The mood and the greetings were as warm as the mid-afternoon sun as guests drifted through the patio doors and down the terraced garden to the beckoning lake. Read More..
Summer Fun Guide
Summer Fun Guide
Get out and enjoy our communites this summer, there are so many festivals, events & places to explore. Read More..
SCENE & HEARD: July/August 2014
SCENE & HEARD: July/August 2014
Looking for something to do over the summer months? There are plenty of shows, concerts and events happening in and around the GTA sure to entertain. Read More..
ARTIST PROFILE: Katia Liberato Lemos
ARTIST PROFILE: Katia Liberato Lemos
Ceramic artist Katia Liberato Lemos brings a touch of whimsy to her work. Hold up one of Katia's bowls and you'll see a gardener sprinkling tiny red hearts from a watering can, on another she's hand-painted a girl at the beach with her blue dog and another has a bird perched on a woman's nest-like hair. Her multi-coloured creations: platters, bowls, mugs and vases, playfully pay tribute to wildlife like dragonflies, birds and bees. Read More..
GOODWILL: Walk for Louie
GOODWILL: Walk for Louie
Sometimes life throws you a curveball, other times it doesn't even give you a chance. This is the case with six-year-old Burlington resident Louie Facca. Diagnosed at the age of two-and-a-half with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD), Louie has become a statistic. Read More..