Clarington - Oct. 14, 2014: Sarah Bobka is running for Public School Trustee, with the Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board - Clarington. Voters go to the polls on October 27th. OurHometown.ca is pleased to post this profile of Ms. Bobka. FULL STORY
Ottawa - Oct. 14, 2014: All businesses have their inherent risks but a potential environmental exposure is something that requires unique pollution insurance coverage. And even though there are perhaps dozens of types of business that could face environmental losses (excavators, HVAC companies, sewage pumpers, waste management facilities, fresh water delivery services, etc) most share the same questions when it comes to risk management and pollution insurance. FULL STORY
Stoney Point - Oct. 13, 2014: Our Oktoberfest celebration was on its way. I made chewy pretzels, coleslaw, potato salad and of course sausage (lager, chicken wing, spicy hot). If you want the best tasting sausage you have to visit Wayne Whites in Belle River. Happy Thanksgiving to the Hometown Clan, our family and friends - we love all of you and we are thankful to have each of you in our lives. FULL STORY
Stoney Point - Sep. 29, 2014: I'm re-posting an article I did last year on favorite apple picking haunts of mine across Ontario and into Quebec.
The apples in the feature picture with the chunk of cheddar are from Thiessen Orchards in Lemington, Ontario. Another great spot for family fun and great eats. Check them out at www.thiessenorchards.com. FULL STORY
Amherstburg - Sep. 13, 2014: Fall is my favourite season and I'm planning to embrace each day and drag my husband from the humidity of summer to the wonderful briskness of fall. We are advocates for exploring and taking advantage of what's happening in our backyard so today we ventured to Holiday Beach for the Festival of the Hawks.
Windsor - Sep. 13, 2014: The University of Windsor has cancelled all undergraduate and graduate teaching related activities on that day. This includes classes, laboratories, thesis/dissertation defenses, major paper presentations, and all first, second and third year clinical placements in the Nursing program.
Toronto - Sep. 3, 2014: John Tory has a comfortable lead in the race to become the next mayor of Toronto with 42% of decided very likely municipal voters indicating they would vote for him if the election was today according to a survey conducted by Nanos Research for CTV News and the Globe & Mail. Rob Ford (28%) and Olivia Chow (26%) are second and third respectively.
Windsor - Aug. 16, 2014: In need of a good laugh? Want to support a good cause? Looking for something to do tomorrow night?
Why not join Josh Haddon for a night of shenanigans that will have your cheeks hurting and tears running down your leg with laughter - all in support of the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Kate Davis and Jon Peladeau will headline this fun evening!
Edmonton - Aug. 14, 2014: On a day in which a trio of top seeds were eliminated from this week’s stop on the ATP Tour in Cincinnati, both Roger Federer and Andy Murray moved onto the third round and remain on track for a potential quarter-final match-up at this year’s Western and Southern Open.
Edmonton - Aug. 14, 2014: After her shocking second round loss to Shelby Hunter at last week’s Rogers Cup in Montreal, fans of Eugenie Bouchard were expecting the twenty year old to bounce back in a big way at the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati, Ohio. Unfortunately her struggles continued, losing in the second round to Svetlana Kuznetsova 4-6, 6-3, 2-6.