People & Events
BOOKS: July/August 14
New reads for July and August More
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. More
Summer Fun Guide
Get out and enjoy our communites this summer, there are so many festivals, events & places to explore. 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..
Life on the water
Life on the water
The Bronte Rocks Regatta is back for another year of yacht racing, food and entertainment in Oakville's Bronte Harbour. Read More..
Escape to Deerhurst with MINI
Escape to Deerhurst with MINI
MINI enthusiasts gathered recently to wind their way along the scenic route to Deerhurst Resort with MINI Oakville by Budds'. Read More..
Jazz it up in Oakville
Jazz it up in Oakville
The Downtown Oakville Jazz Festival is back celebrating its 22nd year of free music in the downtown core. Read More..
Passion for Living opens third location
A Passion For Living's third and newest location is now open in Oakville. Read More..
Dogs of Oakville
Dogs of Oakville
Following the success of her first coffee table book, Dogs of Oakville, local artist and pet photographer Maria Bell has recently released the follow-up Dogs of Oakville, New Beginnings. Read More..
BOOKS: May/June 2014
BOOKS: May/June 2014
New reads for May and June. Read More..
SCENE & HEARD: May/June 2014
SCENE & HEARD: May/June 2014
He's made a name for himself worldwide as one of his generation's most successful crooners, and fans won't want to miss Michael Bolton when he stops by the Living Arts Centre in Mississauga on June 3. Read More..
ARTIST PROFILE: Gord Leverton
ARTIST PROFILE: Gord Leverton
It was in 1996 that Gordon Leverton moved to Hamilton from Chatham, Ontario. A life-altering repositioning, Hamilton would become not only home, but a city that propelled Leverton to become one of today's most talented Canadian artists. It is Hamilton that is key to his inspiration and subsequent success. Read More..
GOODWILL: May Court Club
GOODWILL: May Court Club
It was 1898 when Lady Aberdeen, Ishbel Gordon founded the first service club in Canada, The May Court Club. Also renowned for originating the Victorian Order of Nurses, Lady Aberdeen, wife of Canada's then Governor General was a dedicated reformer that propelled analogous women into helping those less fortunate. Read More..
Festival turns 35
Festival turns 35
This year marks the 35th anniversary of Burlington's renowned Sound of Music Festival. Read More..
Best for baby
Best for baby
The cure-all for your baby needs, Sleepy Owl Pure Baby Care, a line of Canadian-made, fairtrade skincare products, helps with everything from stretch marks and restlessness, diaper rashes and colicky stomachs, teething pains and early signs of flexural eczema. Read More..
An Afternoon with Frankie Flowers and Bryce Wylde
An Afternoon with Frankie Flowers and Bryce Wylde
Visit Springridge Farm on May 31 to celebrate the release of Frankie Ferragine (aka Frankie Flowers) and Bryce Wylde's new book, Power Plants: Simple Home Remedies You Can Grow. Read More..