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Canada Day in Whitby

  Happy Birthday, Canada! Our nation turns 149 years old on July 1, 2016, and there’s lots of celebrating to be done. Here are a few ideas of events happening in our area. The Town of Whitby celebrations are taking place at Victora Fields, 345 Watson St. West, from noon until the fireworks display at […]
Easter Eggs in Basket

Easter Events in Durham Region

In Easter tradition, the Easter Bunny (or Rabbit or Hare) originally played the “role of a judge, evaluating whether children were good or disobedient.” If a child were deemed “good,” the Easter Bunny would deliver coloured eggs, candy or small toys. Who knows what it delivered to the naughty ones, but I suspect it’s that […]

Ten Great Things About Living in the Suburbs

We 905’ers take a lot of heat about¬†life in the suburbs from those city folk, don’t we? There’s a constant rivalry between those in the city and those in the ‘burbs, it seems. Having lived in both, and then chosen to remove ourselves from city life, I’m always happy to sing the praises of this […]

Livin’ La Vida Hockey

When we moved to Brooklin, I had no idea just how much of a hockey town it was. There are pick-up games on every street, hockey talk in every coffee shop, the kids all wear NHL jerseys, and I know at least three coaches. It also turns out that our son is pretty much the […]