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Wrap up experiences this gift-giving season

From must-see shows and creative studio time to thoughtful subscriptions and the glories of local nature, there are plenty of ways to show your love to friends and family with events, adventures and learning opportunities. We Are the Champions Experience the power and glory of Queen's iconic…
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Get creative with kids this Christmas

If you’ve got a child in your life and want to give them a special gift, experience or memory this holiday season, check out these unique – and local – ideas. Practical Threads Sparrow Stitches' handiwork is the definition of homemade. Handmade in Lianne’s home, her sewn…
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Jane Goodall: Do we have the will to save the world?

Famed animal scientist and environmental activist delivers challenge to crowd at Royal Botanical Gardens. There are many reasons to give up hope when the smartest species ever to roam Earth is poised to destroy it, says famed wildlife researcher Jane Goodall. Yet she continues to hold on to…
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Looking up: Return of two bald eagles a great sign for Cootes Paradise

The nesting of these large majestic birds is a huge success story for the Royal Botanical Gardens’ efforts to restore Hamilton's ecological gem. When I was eight or so, my family took a trip to Waterton Lakes National Park on the Alberta/Montana border. The highlight of the trip…
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Spring into Action

The days are getting longer and the weather is getting warmer, which means getting out and about the city is a great way to embrace all that spring has to offer. With that in mind, here are a few of our favourite local happenings guaranteed to put a…
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Take it Outside!

Don’t let the frigid temperatures put you off – getting outside during the winter can be both enjoyable and therapeutic, as long as you do it right. With that in mind, Jason Allen gives a few tips, tricks and words of wisdom on hitting the trails and making…