Brooklyn - Jul. 29, 2014: I stay clear of writing restaurant reviews. Until I can turn 30 or more covers twice a night with the level of quality and consistency demanded of a professional kitchen, passing judgement on those who do hardly seems appropriate. As a food writer and ardent cook, however, I can be inspired to share the details of a great experience with a modicum of expertise FULL STORY
Calgary - Jul. 28, 2014: I'm fighting back -- peacefully. On Thursday, July 31st at 6:00 p.m., I'm hosting my own rally. It's partly in support of Israel. But it's partly for Calgarians to strongly reject this imported Hamas-style violence.
This is Canada -- not Gaza. FULL STORY
Stoney Point - Jul. 26, 2014: This morning I was standing on the dock and this Green Heron landed on the dock a few doors down. He was fishing for minnows. I grabbed the camera and in my rush, I didn’t get the settings quite right but here are some photos of his visit. Cynthia and I saw him a few weeks ago when we were out for a kayak ride. He came to this dock a couple of times today. FULL STORY
Ottawa - Jul. 24, 2014: Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement on the crash of Air Algérie Flight AH5017:
“I am saddened to learn that Air Algérie Flight AH5017, carrying 110 passengers and six crew members on board, crashed in Mali. The flight was headed to Algiers, Algeria from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. It is confirmed that Canadians are among the victims. FULL STORY
Cornwall - Jul. 24, 2014: The Seaway Lighthouse 3rd Rail Modular Club held its 3rd annual train show at the Long Sault Arena on July 19th and 20th. The Seaway Train Show, which will be held the 3rd week of July every year. There were two raffles, one for a Via Rail trip from Cornwall to Halifax return, for two people including a sleeper, a value of $2056. The winner was Gail Ball from Chesterville. FULL STORY
Harrow - Jul. 19, 2014: The next time you want a weekend escape, think of Canada's South. 18 wineries with more on the horizon, come and explore the wine route which is our backyard. Paglione Estate Winery is celebrating their one year anniversary today. Sit on the patio, sip one of the wines made in the old world tradition and relax while your pizza cooks in their outdoor wood oven.
Cornwall - Jul. 19, 2014: At Cornwall Square, one of our top priorities is the safety and well-being of our patrons, tenants and the broader community we serve. The pedestrian bridge replacement project is on schedule. Phase one of the project (East bridge replacement) has reached the stage of reopening to pedestrian traffic; there will be minor cosmetic elements that will be completed in the upcoming weeks.
Stoney Point - Jul. 14, 2014: Regina Brett wrote 45 Life Lessons which gets emailed now and again. My best pal recently circulated it and I found the timing perfect as my husband and I were chatting about his Mom, who would be celebrating a birthday on Tuesday if she were still with us. She is greatly mi
Cornwall - Jul. 9, 2014: Many visitors came from around the Cornwall area to walk the historic bridge for the final time. This bridge leading from Cornwall to Cornwall Island (built in 1962), is a well known artifact in the city. It was interesting to walk the 1.6Km bridge and look down on Cornwall from a different perspective. The large amount of pedestrians walking was heart warming, really shows how big of an impact the bridge was to Cornwall.
Toronto - Jul. 7, 2014: According to a recent random telephone survey of 600 eligible voters in the City of Toronto conducted by Nanos Research for the Ontario Convenience Stores Association, if an election was held today John Tory (39.1%) currently leads Olivia Chow (32.7%) and Rob Ford (21.7%) among decided voters. None of the other contenders have above 5% of decided votes.