Big agriculture and the new food labelling

Big agriculture and the new food labelling

The Canadian Food Guide should be free from economic, cultural, and political influence By George Dupras August 9, 2022 It wasn’t so many months ago (August 2019) that I submitted an article to the WestmountMag titled, The Canadian Food Guide and Andrew Scheer. My comments were directed towards the Conservative Party for siding with the … Read more

Almonte’s Puppets Up! festival returns after six years

Almonte’s Puppets Up! festival returns after six years

Breadcrumb Trail Links Local Arts Entertainment Puppets will be back on the streets of Almonte this weekend and no one is happier than Noreen Young, Almonte’s master puppeteer Noreen Young, right, artistic director, with her puppet Gloria of Under the Umbrella Tree fame, and Jane Torrance, executive director, of the Puppets Up! International Puppet Festival. … Read more

Pagan festival coming to Duncan

Pagan festival coming to Duncan

Vancouver Island Pagan Pride day is headed to Duncan in 2022. The group has chosen to host its 16th annual festival in the city on Saturday, Aug. 13. Pagans all over the Island will gather to celebrate and share the harvest from 11 am to 4 pm at Charles Hoey Park. The day will feature … Read more

Calgary entrepreuneur creates meals for the backcountry

Calgary entrepreuneur creates meals for the backcountry

Erin Creegan-Dougherty had 12 minutes to pitch her business to a panel of judges at the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) Canadian national event in Halifax. She was one of eight student finalists chosen from thousands of applicants. Creegan-Dougherty finished third winning $15,000. “It makes all the difference in the world so for me,” she … Read more

10 things to do this weekend in Toronto

10 things to do this weekend in Toronto

Breadcrumb Trail Links Toronto & GTA Street hockey game. Photo by Play On! Article content It’s another beautiful summer weekend in Toronto with lots to do and see — and eat. Advertisement 2 This advertisement has not loaded yet, but your article continues below. Article content There are all kinds of events taking place in … Read more

Politics Briefing: Canadian researchers and scientists march for better compensation

Politics Briefing: Canadian researchers and scientists march for better compensation

Hello, Scientists and researchers marched on Parliament Hill Thursday for a Support our Science rally, with the group calling for a living wage for early-career researchers. The group is calling for a funding increase for grad students and post-doctoral scientists who are supported by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, an open … Read more

Niagara College student brewers bringing unique craft creations to their CarnivALE Beer Fest Saturday

Niagara College student brewers bringing unique craft creations to their CarnivALE Beer Fest Saturday

Preferred Region How does this work? By Don Redmond Published August 11, 2022 at 1:58 pm The thing about the Niagara College Teaching Brewery is that it’s to style. More specifically, their Beer 101 products available to the public, are exactly to style. That means simply, when they brew, say, a Porter, it tastes exactly … Read more