Friday, June 25, 2021

Community News

The Giche Namewikwedong Reconciliation Garden Project Committee has announced the launch of Reconciliation: We are Beautiful Together, a campaign to raise awareness and funds for the completion of the Giche Namewikwedong Reconciliation Garden situated near the site of the original Nawash Village at Kelso Park. The campaign launched on Indigenous People’s Day June 21. “Reconciliation is about renewing a friendship between Indigenous and Settler people in our region,” said committee chairperson Susan Staves. “We are building the Reconciliation Garden as...
Being fortunate enough to live on the shores of Georgian Bay with several hundred feet of waterfront, I am privileged to experience one of the most stunning views the Great Lakes has to offer. Daily, I stand on my deck marvelling at the colours that paint the sky and water, and as I gaze, I can see dozens of boats dotting the Bay. Some are mere specks moving slowly across the horizon, some stay still, fishing the depths, and others...

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Meaford to Celebrate Canada Day 2021 Virtually

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