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Niagara VegFest returns for a weekend of compassion, food and fun

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Niagara VegFest returns  for a weekend of compassion, food and fun

At first blush, it doesn’t seem like an elite athlete and a vegan version of the world’s most famous burger have much in common. But marathon runner and power lifter Dominick Thompson, and Globally Local, makers of a plant-based edition of the Big Mac, will both be at Niagara VegFest on Sunday, June 3/2018. The […]

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Canadian Authors Series ends with Canadian explorer

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Canadian Authors Series ends with Canadian explorer

Storyteller, historian, archeologist and geographer Adam Shoalts, described by many as “Canada’s Indiana Jones,” is wrapping up the Canadian Authors Series Thursday May 31/2018 at the Roselawn Centre for the Arts in Port Colborne. Shoalts had embarked on a solo journey across Canada’s Arctic region last year. “His new book A History of Canada in […]

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Ontario boosting support for music education in schools

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Ontario boosting support for music education in schools

Province restoring musical instruments and supporting music programs Ontario is partnering with Canada’s music industry to refurbish and restore musical instruments in schools, and boost music education programming. Indira Naidoo-Harris, Minister of Education, was at St. Joseph’s College School in Toronto Tuesday May 2/2018 to announce that the province is investing in Music Canada’s musical instrument refurbishment […]

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Two Brock students named finalists in national research contest

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Two Brock students named finalists in national research contest

Brock University press release – Body image research looking at negative perceptions and illness has earned two Brock University graduate students each a spot in the finals of a national research video contest. Candace Couse and Aly Bailey are among 25 finalists in the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)’s The Storytellers […]

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Funding available for Culture Days activities

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Funding available for Culture Days activities

Culture Days is coming back to St. Catharines this fall and the City is offering support to artists and organizations that want to get involved in the local celebration of arts and culture. Artists, businesses and organizations planning free Culture Days activities in St. Catharines can apply for grants from the City’s Culture Days Activity […]

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Public invited to explore Indigenous art and meaning at Rodman Hall

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Public invited to explore Indigenous art and meaning at Rodman Hall

Brock University press release – We are all vessels. Our bodies are carriers of knowledge. Our ways of life are ways of knowing. Rodman Hall Art Centre invites the public to explore Indigenous ways of knowing through art during a special community event Wednesday, March 7/2018. Held in conjunction with local Indigenous organizations, the day […]

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