Food and Wine event to return to Toronto

October 31, 2013 by  

The 19th annual Gourmet Food and Wine Expo is taking place over four days in Toronto in November, with large crowds expected.

The weekend will start off with a VIP Preview evening with attendees given the chance to enjoy the event before it opens to the general public. Guests [Read more]

Calgary residents pitch plan to revitalize unused school spaces

October 31, 2013 by  

Two former government officials in Calgary have put together a plan to make use of a number of empty schools in the city.

Tom Olsen and Ron Glen’s proposal involves assessing the old buildings to decide if they can be re-purposed. If this isn’t feasible, they would be demolished [Read more]

Alberta’s flu shot campaign underway

October 30, 2013 by  

The residents of Edmonton are being encouraged to sign up for flu vaccines as part of an annual Alberta Health Services campaign.

The initiative, which kicked off last week, sees a number of doctor’s offices, pharmacies, and walk-in clinics across the city providing the extra treatments. Special [Read more]

Mississauga parks initiative looks set to take off

October 30, 2013 by  

The new Credit River Parks Strategy in Mississauga has been given the go-ahead after a meeting took place involving City Council members.

The 25-year master plan has been put together to guide the future development of the river and its surrounding parklands. It is the largest natural area [Read more]

Toronto gears up for winter celebration

October 30, 2013 by  

The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair is returning to Toronto for 10 days in November. The fair has been held in the city since 1922 and attracts [Read more]

YWCA holds annual awareness event in Lethbridge

October 29, 2013 by  

The YWCA held its 17th annual Week Without Violence earlier this month. This initiative, which began in Lethbridge, has grown to be an international event with thousands [Read more]

Ensuring your business cards stand out at an exhibition

October 29, 2013 by  

At an exhibition, one thing that you can almost be sure of is that there will be plenty of people present. There is likely to be all kinds of sights and sounds for [Read more]

Awards to celebrate business excellence in Burnaby

October 29, 2013 by  

The 14th annual Burnaby Business Excellence Awards Gala is returning to the city this November. It is hosted by the Burnaby Board of Trade.

This year’s event will have a ‘black and white’ theme and guests will be treated to a champagne reception, a [Read more]

November events to raise funds for Pickering charities

October 28, 2013 by  

Two events have been organized in the Pickering area to raise funds for important causes; the One Parent Family Association and the MS Society of Canada.

The Vandermeer Nursery [Read more]

Surrey now home to the second largest ER department in Canada

October 27, 2013 by  

The Surrey Memorial Hospital’s new ER department was opened earlier this month by British Columbia Premier Christy Clark.

The department takes up 52,000 square feet, making it the same size as three NHL hockey rinks. It contains 100 single patient rooms – as opposed [Read more]

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