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  1. Books: Love of birds leads Margaret Atwood on new journeys Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 21 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Canada's most celebrated author was in the middle of Lake Erie last week, eager to talk about dystopia - but not the one attracting most of the attention from her fans recently. Margaret Atwood, whose books include the best-selling 1985 novel “The Handmaid's Tale,” lives in Toronto but has a cottage on quiet Pelee Island, just a stone's skip across the border from Ohio's Bass Islands.


  2. How satellite data led to a breakthrough for Lake Erie toxic algal bloomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 16 | Space News From SpaceDaily.Com

    The left image shows the record-setting lake algal bloom in 2015 from space, while the right shows a 2009 bloom on the southeast shore of Pelee Island, Ontario. Credit Images courtesy NASA MODIS and Tom Archer.


  3. How Satellite Data Led to A Breakthrough for Lake Erie Toxic Algal BloomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 15 | Environmental News Network

    ... ecord-setting lake algal bloom in 2015 from space, while the right shows a 2009 bloom on the southeast shore of Pelee Island, Ontario. ( Credit: Images courtesy NASA MODIS and Tom Archer )


  4. Margaret Atwood talks writing on Pelee Island while meeting with Windsor-Essex studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 11 | CBC News

    The famed Canadian author talked about her passions for Pelee before meeting with students from Kennedy high school and Ecole secondaire l'Essor at her annual fundraising dinner for the Pelee Island Bird Observatory. This is the sixth year Atwood has hosted this event, as Pelee Island is a place she holds dear to her heart.


  5. Belgian grave-hunters solve 100-year-old mystery of missing First World War Canadian airmenRead the original story

    Tuesday May 9 |

    ... very much a presence in our family." Bob had been a big brother. He was a teacher in a one-room schoolhouse in Pelee Island, Ont. He used his first paycheck to buy his mother, Ada, a crystal bowl that was a fixture on the family dinner table in ...


  6. The World Outdoors: Month of May takes flight for birdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | The London Free Press

    ... anniversary in 2017. Pre-registration is recommended for its many excellent programs, hikes, and workshops. On Pelee Island the Springsong Celebration of Birds and Birding is set for May 12 to 14. This festival features a 24-hour green Big Day with ...


  7. Thank youRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 |

    BEA Committee is: Marianne Burke, Windsor- Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce ; Bryce Chandler, University of Windsor; Keith Chinnery, Bell Media radio stations AM800 & AM580 ; Shelby Colarassi, Windsor Essex Community Health Centre; Marlene Corey, COGECOTV ; Elizabeth Elias-Hernandez, Parker DKI; Natalie Henderson, Canadian Auto Stores Ltd.; Mike Lesperance , Corbett Productions ; Gisele Levasseur, Dominion Lending Centres; Amanda Reid, Windsor Star ; Jonathan Roung, CIBC Imperial Service ; Chase Stoyshin, Essex Linen Supply; Jason Toner, Tourism Windsor Essex Pelee Island. The Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce extends its appreciation to all volunteers and providers who support the Business Excellence Awards.


  8. Pelee Island Book House Retreats Offer Once-in-a-lifetime Opportunity for WritersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | 24-7 Press Release

    The just-opened Pelee Island Book House announced today that it is offering writers an unparalleled opportunity to hone their craft under the tutelage of internationally celebrated authors. Margaret Atwood, Alissa York, Wayne Grady and others will lead the six writers' retreats in spring and fall, 2017.


  9. A writers retreat on an island in Lake Erie, volcano trekking in Russia and the best U.S. beer barsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    A lighthouse on Lake Erie's Pelee Island. The Pelee Island Book House holds writers workshops on the island.


  10. Online campaign seeks to save historic Canadian Club Brand CentreRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 |

    ... open to the public - but will it matter? "There's still hope," Gordon Orr, CEO of Tourism Windsor Essex Pelee Island, said Sunday. "I think anything like this campaign is welcome indeed." Last Friday, a Facebook page was set up under the title Save ...


  11. Final ChapterRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2017 |

    ... Umpteen years ago, Erie legend Steve Clapper and I were fishing an obscure hump far offshore of Ontario's Pelee Island. It was a spot we had both visited regularly, but one held close to the vest due to our success in catching giant smallmouth ...


  12. Opera in Windsor? Indie opera company offers free concert to draw listenersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 |

    ... is planning a Carmen performance at Wagner's Orchards and Estate Winery in the hay barn, has plans for a Pelee Island Winery concert and perhaps opera in a bar. The Turn of the Screw, a ghost story, will be performed at Willistead Manor in October ...


  13. How to Break Out of Drinkless January With Affordable WineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | Torontoist

    ... Vidal is normally reserved for making Icewine, but it makes for very interesting table wine in the right hands. Pelee Island Winery makes the best value wines in the province. I often cringe when I hear about people taking wine they won't drink and ...


  14. Lake Erie quality deteriorating, needs Canadian and American mandatory standards, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | The London Free Press

    ... motors. Two summers ago, algae toxins became a public health hazard for 500,000 people in Toledo, Ohio, and Pelee Island when systems supplying them with drinking water from Lake Erie had to be shut down. Choose among a variety of subscription ...


  15. The World Outdoors: Special moments in 2016 birdingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | The London Free Press

    ... discover some great birding locations on the Bruce Peninsula this summer. Another memorable new destination was Pelee Island. I had never birded there, so I was overdue for a visit. Trudging though a swamp to visit the Pelee Island bird Observatory ...


  16. ReadRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | Wines & Vines

    ... Ontario wine Police are searching for the person responsible for tampering with large holding tanks of wine at Pelee Island Winery in Kingsville, Ontario, on the night of Oct. 30. About 250,000 liters (66,000 gallons) of wine worth $3.3 million ...


  17. The top 10 cheap wines at the LCBO right nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 | BlogTO

    ... a bit more restrained and refreshing. It was a good deal when it retailed for $14.95 - now it's a steal. Pelee Island Lighthouse Riesling - $12.45 This Ontario Riesling has just enough residual sugar to appeal to new wine drinkers and to stand up ...


  18. Packard Proving Grounds shortlisted for MotorCities Excellence AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | Hemmings Auto Blogs

    ... feature on Other finalists include the Edsel and Eleanor Ford House, Tourism Windsor Essex Pelee Island, and Stan Johnson's work with the Model A Museum for the Tourism award, as well as the American Society of Body Engineers's ...


  19. Ontario Winery Pours Product Down The Drain After Tank Deliberately Tampered WithRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2016 | CKNW News Talk 980

    A tampering incident at a southern Ontario winery has led to the disposal a quarter of a million litres of product. Ontario Provincial Police are investigating the incident in which someone deliberately tampered with holding tanks at Pelee Island Winery in Kingsville.


  20. Who would destroy 250,000 litres of wine? Ontario police investigate million-dollar mischief caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2016 | National Post

    Enough wine to fill five average backyard swimming pools is missing from a Southwestern Ontario winery, leaving police investigating mischief that could be worth millions of dollars. About 250,000 litres of red and white wine was destroyed from the Pelee Island Winery, the Ontario Provincial Police say, with an unknown culprit or culprits having "intentionally tampered" with the large holding tanks on the company's Kingsville property sometime overnight Sunday to Monday.