Saturday, December 4, 2021

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It is estimated that nearly 3 in 10 Canadians adopted a pet during the pandemic, with over 40% adopting through a shelter or rescue. As Canadians started working from home throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, many of them decided to get a pet. Because of the lockdowns, spending more time at home meant more time was available to spend training and socializing a new puppy or kitten. These pets were very helpful in reducing our feelings of stress and anxiety during...
The public was invited to consider the implications of the controversial SkyDev waterfront in a new light on Friday and Saturday, November 26 and 27. The public’s connection to the natural environment and in particular to the 608 trees that could be destroyed if Meaford council approves the commercial and residential project were portrayed through a variety of mediums - paintings, sculpture, fabric art, photography, music, installation art, and poetry in an interactive exhibition hosted by a group concerned citizens,...

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