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  1. 5 small towns to visit two hours from TorontoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | BlogTO

    There are small towns all over Ontario worth exploring, but a select few are destinations unto themselves. Be it on account of an exciting culinary scene, historical architecture, or natural beauty, these are places where you can escape city life and soak up the quaint culture of this province. 1 comment

  2. Column: Masons have a tradition of charity stretching back hundreds of yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | Northern Life

    As the Freemasons of Ontario celebrate the formation of the first organized Masonic body, 300 years ago, it is important to realize the role that charity and benevolence have played throughout its history. All over the world, Freemasons have been providing assistance to those less fortunate than themselves for 300 years and more.

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  3. Winery owner's land deals make Niagara-on-the-Lake nervous about what's nextRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 17 | The Toronto Star

    Benny Marotta, a Toronto-area developer, opened Two Sisters Vineyards in Niagara-on-the-Lake in 2014. "Niagara, for me, it's like a paradise, and I would like to make it better," he said.

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  4. Provinces' trade deal worth (dry) celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 16 | 24 Hours

    It is called the Canadian Free Trade Agreement. But it's not really free. It is a freer trade agreement. 2 comments

  5. Rotary Club eventsRead the original story

    Friday Apr 14 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    Next weekend, the Lewiston/Niagara-on-the-Lake Rotary invites the community to partake in its "Pints! And Polish Platter!" A fundraiser to benefit the Autism Center and Women and Children's Hospital, the event will take place from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, April 22, at the Historic Gadawski's Restaurant, 1445 Falls St., Niagara Falls. The affair will offer visitors pints of "amazing micro-brewery beer," along with an authentic polish platter and fresh placek and chrusciki.

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  6. Jet boats take to Niagara River for early seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 13 | Niagara Falls Blog

    Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours launched five jet boats into the Niagara River Tuesday to get prepared for the summer season of taking people into the river rapids. The vessels were lowered into the river at Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours' Queenston dock by crane because they are too large to be lowered in at Whirlpool's Niagara-on-the-Lake location.

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  7. Stars singer Torquil Campbell at home on the stage in True CrimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 11 | The Globe and Mail

    Torquil Campbell explores the idea of shifting identity by letting us in on his fascination with a convicted criminal named Christian Gerhartsreiter. Torquil Campbell explores the idea of shifting identity by letting us in on his fascination with a convicted criminal named Christian Gerhartsreiter.

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  8. 5 great road trip destinations within Ontario to escape Toronto this spring and summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 10 | InsideHalton.com

    Think booking a flight is the only way to get a real vacation from the big city? Consider this: spring and summer road trips are perfect for families, retirees, friends and solo travellers, while offering an opportunity to see more of your own backyard that's often overlooked when travelling by air. Here are five destinations within Ontario that are worth the drive from Toronto, where you'll want to book overnight lodging to see more of what each offers: 1. Hamilton : This mid-sized city is quickly emerging as a tourism leader in the province.

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  9. Porter's waterfront future discussedRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 8 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    Porter residents learned more on "what's involved" in the particulars of planning the future for the town's waterfront areas, in an informative session Monday at Porter Town Hall. Urban planners Wendy E. Weber Salvati, AICP, and Ellen Parker of WWS Planning in Clarence, both formerly with the Wendel group, discussed the wants and needs of Porter's future before roughly 50 visitors in attendance.

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  10. Refurbished WWI howitzer to make debut today in St. CatharinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 7 | HTZ FM

    After a fundraising campaign launched in 2009, to pay for its restoration, the old German howitzer, which used to sit at The Commons in Niagara on the Lake, is ready to make its debut. The gun was captured in the Battle of Vimy Ridge, a key battle considered to be a Canadian triumph for the allies.

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  11. 'The money bells go off': Is there a hidden wedding surcharge?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 7 | CBC News

    Lexi and Jason Kniznik found themselves going over budget for their wedding and believe there were a lot of hidden charges that weren't mentioned until one month before their ceremony. It was the perfect start to 2017.

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  12. the Madness of George III to Bring Barmy Politics to Shaw Festival Next WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 6 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Equal parts political comedy and biographical drama, Alan Bennett 's The Madness of George III explores the dangerous consequences when a king who loses control of his body, words and mind in the midst of his rule. The Madness of George III debuts at The Shaw 's Royal George Theatre on April 11. The Madness of George III, directed by Kevin Bennett and starring Tom McCamus , depicts the king as a real human being, whose loss of sanity threatens not only his State but the people he loves.

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  13. Christie Blatchford: Jury in murder trial hears how a password...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 5 | National Post

    This was at the trial of four men accused of conspiracy to commit first-degree murder - and the alleged murder itself - in the execution-style death of Johnnie Raposo almost five years ago. In calls and texts legally intercepted by police, prosecutors say some of the four discussed "the job" and that the alleged actual shooter bragged that his business was contract killing, that he then had a contract and that he charged $100,000 a pop.

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  14. Plot to steal cocaine led to fatal Little Italy patio shooting, court hearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 5 | The Toronto Star

    A plot to steal a 200-kilogram shipment of cocaine and split the millions in profit while also getting rid of a “rat,” ended with a brazen afternoon hit at a Little Italy cafe, a jury heard Wednesday. John Raposo, 35, was shot four times in the head at close range as he watched a Euro Cup soccer game at the Sicilian Sidewalk Cafe on June 18, 2012, Crown prosecutor Maurice Gillezeau said in his opening address.

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  15. BWW Review: 2017 Season is About to Raise the Curtain at the Shaw FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 5 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Those nice people from the North who are getting ready to create great theater are beaconing people from CLE to be their guests. In Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada, the "most beautiful little city in Canada," flowers are about in bloom, the wineries are getting their best vintages uncorked, the quaint b&bs with their marvelous breakfasts are ready to open, and the Shaw Festival is getting ready to raise the curtain in its various venues.

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  16. Explore your own backyardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 4 | The St Paul Journal

    ... of Prince Edward Island. In between you have historic Quebec City, electric, hopping Montreal, quaint Niagara on the Lake or Muskoka. And maybe they don't get their fair share in the spotlight, but Saskatchewan and Manitoba boast some gorgeous lakes ...

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  17. Musical Comedy Me and My Girl to Launch Tim Carroll's First Shaw Festival SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 4 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The delightful musical-comedy Me and My Girl launches Tim Carroll 's first season as the Shaw Festival's artistic director. Ashlie Corcoran , former Shaw Festival intern director and Dora-nominated artistic director of Thousand Islands Playhouse, directs this award-winning musical.

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  18. Mario Barrios Update, Telemundo Ratings, Kevin HigsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 3 | Boxing Scene

    ... This prestigious and elegant boxing event serves as a major fundraiser for the Shaw Festival Theatre in Niagara on the Lake and has been held annually since 1986 at the Royal York Hotel in Toronto. The guest list includes more than700 CEOs and ...

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  19. Willis Hayward McCabe was a self-taught jack of all tradesRead the original story

    Monday Mar 27 | World News Report

    Husband. Father. Musician. Hockey fan. Born June 8, 1924, in Bell Island, Nfld.; died July 30, 2016, in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont., of acute myeloid leukemia; aged 92. If you asked Willis what he did for a living he'd tell you, "everything."

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  20. Lives Lived: Willis Hayward McCabe, 92Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 27 | The Globe and Mail

    Husband. Father. Musician. Hockey fan. Born June 8, 1924, in Bell Island, Nfld.; died July 30, 2016, in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont., of acute myeloid leukemia; aged 92. If you asked Willis what he did for a living he'd tell you, "everything."

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