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Elaine Tanner Gold Medalist

Nicknamed “Mighty Mouse
During the 1966 Commonwealth Games in Kingston, Jamaica, Tanner won four gold medals and three silvers, becoming the first woman to ever win four golds at a Commonwealth Games. 103 more words

Rafael Chacon

The Great Indoors: Casino Rama Resort #LetsGoMaple

We don’t get away often — and solo even less so — so what a treat it was to spend a couple of days at… 554 more words


Exploring Ontario's Lake Country with #LetsGoMaple

This time last week I was packing my bags for #LetsGoMaple, a sponsored two-day/three-night trip with 15 other Canadian bloggers to explore Ontario’s Lake Country… 1,021 more words

Food & Drink

Greenfield infrastructure: not so green

St. Catharines site, Niagara Health System

I recently visited two Ontario cities, St. Catharines and Orillia, to illustrate the problems of building new medical and educational institutions on isolated greenfield sites. 1,644 more words

Urban Planning

An Orillia Engagement

C & D are so in love, and show it in the sweetest way!
I loved having the opportunity to capture their winter engagement and look forward to capturing their summer wedding! 8 more words

Mariposa Market - Orillia, ON

No trip to the Orillia is complete without stopping at Mariposa Market for lunch or to grab something for the road home. My Mom’s sweet tooth and love for bread, cookies, pastry and anything that is market fresh keep us coming back for more. 75 more words


John Robson: Ontario's brutal assault on a good couple, which it never even bothered to accuse of a crime

Canadians have rights, don’t they? We love our Charter and the robust, even convoluted, legal system that surrounds it. Yet increasingly we live in a fools’ paradise because one of the worst things that can happen to us is to be sucked into precisely the elaborate legal system we think protects us. 763 more words

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