People & Events
Summer Events 2015
Stay active and outdoors this summer with this great roundup of local events More
BOOKS: May/June 2015
New reads for May & June 2015. More
ARTIST PROFILE: Julia Veenstra
As summer approaches, artist Julia Veenstra is imagining a sun-laden oasis. “This time of the year, you start dreaming about going away and being able to lay out somewhere,” she says. That's the inspiration for her latest creation. “I just finished it and I'm in love with it,” she says. More
GOODWILL: Food4Kids
GOODWILL: Food4Kids
In Burlington, a 10-year-old boy waits outside the locked doors of a school breakfast program that starts at 8:15. It's only 7:15 as the child stands in the dark, in the cold and alone. A nice lady approaches him and he explains he was hungry and could he please have some food? That lady is Lena Basford, whom since the encounter has made it her business to feed the starving children within our communities. Read More..
A Noble Line at Oakville Galleries
A Noble Line at Oakville Galleries
Throughout history the horizon line – the place where the sky meets land or water – has evoked strong emotions of fear, wonder and contemplation making it the perfect subject for artistic expression. Read More..
iPad pal
iPad pal
Maximize the functionality of your iPad with the Kensington KeyFolio Exact for iPad Air. Read More..
Nature nurture
Nature nurture
In an effort to reconnect children with nature, one local school has gone to the birds. This past fall students at Fern Hill School, along with their families, attended a bird-banding workshop where they learned how to bird by ear, silhouette and behaviour and together were able to identify 33 different species. Read More..
100 Women Who Care
Burlington women can help make a change in their community with grassroots philanthropy group 100 Women Who Care. Read More..
Close to our Hearts
Close to our Hearts
The annual Carpenter Hospice Close to Our Hearts Gala returns for another year at the Burlington Convention Centre on Saturday, February 8. Read More..
Dreaming of spring
Dreaming of spring
Grow inspiring ideas for your garden this spring with Canada Blooms the Flower & Garden Festival from March 14 to 22 at Toronto's Exhibition Place in the Direct Energy Centre. Read More..
SCENE & HEARD: November/December 13
SCENE & HEARD: November/December 13
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 Read More..
ARTIST PROFILE: Tarja Yuill
ARTIST PROFILE: Tarja Yuill
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. Read More..
GOODWILL: Ladybird Animal Sanctuary
GOODWILL: Ladybird Animal Sanctuary
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. Read More..
LIVING: Books
LIVING: Books
Cold weather brings with it the perfect chilly afternoons to curl up with a book. Whether for holiday gifting, or whiling away the day yourself, here are a few of our favourites for the season. Read More..
Snow Days: Winter Activities
Snow Days: Winter Activities
Get outside and enjoy the season with our guide to holiday and winter events, parades and tree lightings. Read More..
O Christmas Tree!
O Christmas Tree!
It's the time of year to bring on the holiday cheer – and nothing brings on the cheer faster than selecting and cutting down your own Christmas tree. Read More..
Thermal fashion
Thermal fashion
Perfect for walking the dog on a cold winter night, the M12 Special Edition Women's Heated Jacket from Milwaukee Tools keeps you warm with its own battery powered heating system. Read More..
Make breakfast a breeze
Make breakfast a breeze
The Breakfast Sandwich Maker from Hamilton Beach is the perfect solution for university and college students on the go. Read More..