People & Events
Who doesn't love the Christmas holidays? It's a time of year spent with family, relaxing around a roaring fire with a mug of hot chocolate in hand and is a wonderful opportunity to relax from our busy lives while enjoying what truly matters. However, if that sounds like just an awful way to spend your holidays, you might want to head down to Hamilton Place on December 1 for a much different take on Christmas More
As Tarja Yuill starts her next project, she settles into a chair with her cup of green tea. Yuill is creating a luxurious, hand-knit blanket that her company, Connection Knits sells online. More
Melissa McClelland, Lisa Winn and Janine Stoll, three close friends of musical fame, took their collective passion and put it into saving the lives of animals. Each a one-time Hamilton resident, the girls have shared not only their talent but a common bond of loving animals. More
Looking back at the characters that brought WEST of the City to life for a decade. Read More..
Give your phone a little glam with the new iSkin claro glam case for iPhone 4 and 4S. Read More..
The Oakville Jazz Festival is back and celebrating its 20th year! Read More..
2012 was the 33rd year of Burlington's ever-popular Sound of Music Festival providing music lovers with free entertainment on the waterfront and throughout the downtown core. Read More..
Feel the music at the RBG this summer with Red-hot Jazz & Cool Blues. Read More..
Looking for something different yet completely entertaining to do this summer? Venture to Port Credit for Buskerfest, held from August 17 to 19. Read More..
Lace up your running shoes for the Oakville Half Marathon, 10K, Whole Foods Market 2K Fun Run/Walk and new for 2012, the 10K Student Relay! Read More..
ivivva athletica, the movement-inspired active wear brand for young girls, is now in Oakville! Read More..
What's been the highight of the year here at WEST? We have to say being invited to shoot our July fashion spread in The Cayman Islands! Read More..
As the morning light streams through the picture window of artist Beata Goik's Oakville home, she sits back to think about what inspires her. Read More..
It doesn't take long to realize the Darling Home for Kids is a very special place. Tucked away along the rolling hills of the Niagara Escarpment, the cottage-like facility feels like home. Read More..
The musician who popularized the song Bad to the Bone, which has become somewhat of an anthem for the rebellious type is coming to Hamilton Place this summer. Veteran rocker George Thorogood & The Destroyers will delight the crowd in Steeltown with a concert on June 1. Thorogood and his band released their self-titled debut in 1977 but really burst through in 1982 with Bad to the Bone. The album went gold in sales and the single has been used in a number of movies and television shows over the years. Read More..
Dinosaurs and fossils and skeletons, oh my! The Royal Ontario Museum is proud to launch the world premiere of Ultimate Dinosaurs: Giants from Gondwana, presented by Raymond James Ltd. Read More..
Canada is going green with the release of the new polymer bank notes. The polymer notes are estimated to last for seven-and-a-half years versus the three-year life span of the current cotton-paper based notes. Read More..
This annual golf event on June 25 at Crosswinds Golf Course raises money to support The Carpenter Hospice, a palliative care facility for individuals and their families. Read More..