The year is 688 A.D.
Twenty years ago, almost to the day, I was the chair of a fundraiser for what was known as Collingwood Community Hospice. We were a dynamic little group of volunteers who were able to bring support to individuals and families coping with life threatening illness as well as bereavement follow up.
This weekend marks another special occasion for most Canadians.
William Nassau Kennedy started his career as a house painter, but ended up having a significant impact both on Canada’s militia and Canada’s prairie provinces.
Ever since we owned our first home, I have attempted to have a garden that included a vegetable patch.
Upper Canada, Canada West and Ontario — different names for the same place. It was built by a wide range of characters: surveyors, soldiers, politicians, miners, entrepreneurs, scrappers and showmen.
After 94 years, our provincial government is closing the doors of the Ontario Tree Seed Facility. Why now?
My apologies! We were away on holidays for a couple of weeks and returned to the realization that I immediately had a date with Wonder Woman, Ironman and Spiderman in Buffalo.
One of my favourite trails in this wonderful area is the Arboretum, off of First Street in Collingwood.