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CHOOSING MATERIALS FOR DECKING

CHOOSING MATERIALS FOR DECKING

When it comes time to map out a deck building plan, you may be unsure as to which deck material will meet your needs. Wood is a versatile and attractive decking material. Some people think that wood is too expensive and requires too much maintenance. In...

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CANCER CHAT

CANCER CHAT

Hey Georgian Life readers! As you know, genes are encoded by the DNA contained in every cell in your body and control all cellular functions including growth, division, and longevity. Acquisition of mutations in cancer sensitive “hotspots” is a leading...

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Ted Yoannou: In Your Corner

Ted Yoannou: In Your Corner

Ted was unable to provide an article this month, but this one is reprinted from May, 2019Be a TigerAs Tiger Woods sank his final putt on Sunday at the Masters, he raised his arms in celebration, as if unloading the heavy burden of the past 10 years, and...

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MARKET VOLATILITY

MARKET VOLATILITY

Extreme market volatility is often coupled with a global issue such as political unrest, trade concern, economic distress, or growing global health concerns. During these times of increased market volatility, it is so easy to focus on the panic-fuelled...

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GEORGIAN BAY WEDDING SHOW

GEORGIAN BAY WEDDING SHOW

PLANNING FOR THE BIG DAYThe Georgian Bay Wedding Show was held on February 29th, at the Georgian Bay Hotel. It was a great day full of wedding inspiration, fashion and entertainment with wonderful vendors, and many prizes. The entrance fee was in support...

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WOMEN IN BUSINESS AWARDS

WOMEN IN BUSINESS AWARDS

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY IN WASAGA BEACHThe month of March rolled in like a lion with the Wasaga Beach Chamber of Commerce Women in Business Awards, celebrating International Women’s Day on March 8th. Keynote speaker and author, Suzanne F. Stevens,...

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INTERNATIONAL WOMENS DAY

INTERNATIONAL WOMENS DAY

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAYInternational Women’s Day (March 8) in Collingwood was celebrated with a lively and thought-provoking panel discussion and networking social at the Simcoe Street Theatre. The event highlighted four women with very different career...

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GIRLS NITE OUT

GIRLS NITE OUT

A FANTASTIC EVENING CELEBRATING WOMENIt was an all female, all funny evening of stand up and improv comedy at Girls Nite Out, put on by Theatre Collingwood on March 6th, to celebrate International Women’s Day. This laugh-filled event was led by fearless...

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BARBARA WEIDER HOUSE SKI DAY

BARBARA WEIDER HOUSE SKI DAY

BARBARA WEIDER HOUSE 1ST ANNUAL SKI DAYThe first annual Barbara Weider House Ski Day sponsored by Right at Home Canada Collingwood was held on March 13th at the Osler Bluff Ski Club. It was a great day for enjoying the slopes, some delicious après ski food...

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GREEN BEER DAY DUNTROON

GREEN BEER DAY DUNTROON

PIPING HOT FOR GREEN BEER DAY!The Beinn Gorm Highlanders were piping hot as they entertained the guests at the Duntroon Hall’s Annual Green Beer Day. A sea of green with shamrocks and shenanigans galore and yes, thankfully the beer was cold! Top o’ the...

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GREEN BEER DAY STAYNER

GREEN BEER DAY STAYNER

GREEN MUGSThe Stayner Legion hosted their annual Green Beer Day and Bake Sale on March 14th. Men and women wore green hats, played pool and hoisted mugs of green beer to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Proceeds from the event will go to The Stayner Legion....

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ROCKIN’ THE HOUSE BONSPIEL

ROCKIN’ THE HOUSE BONSPIEL

14 YEARS AND STILL ROCKIN’!The 14th edition of the “Rockin’ the House” Bonspiel, Breaking Down Barriers Independent Living Resource Centre’s largest annual fundraiser, hit the sheets at the Collingwood Curling Club on March 7th. As always, curlers and...

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DONOVAN WOODS

DONOVAN WOODS

ACC ROCKSThe Avening Community Centre, near Creemore, hosted singer/guitarist/ songwriter Donovan Woods on March 7th. Donovan is an international award-winning singer-songwriter based in Toronto and Nashville. Photos/Story: Bryan Davies Photography.

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WOMEN’S DAY FLAG RAISING

WOMEN’S DAY FLAG RAISING

RAISING THE FLAG FOR GENDER EQUALITY!The Town of Collingwood hosted a flag raising ceremony proclaiming International Women’s Day 2020 be recognized in Collingwood on March 8th, 2020. The event took place at the Collingwood Public Library and included...

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WHISKEYLICIOUS

WHISKEYLICIOUS

THE GREAT TASTES OF COLLINGWOODWhiskeylicious is a unique festival that gives Collingwood’s outstanding chefs the chance to share their sweet and savoury creations, inspired by COLLINGWOOD® Whisky. On February 22nd, groups enjoyed the beautiful weather...

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BLACK HISTORY MONTH

BLACK HISTORY MONTH

BLACK HISTORY MONTHSheffield Park Black History and Cultural Museum presented the Honourable Dr. Jean Augustine, at Heritage Community Church in Collingwood on February 16th. Mayor, Brian Saunderson, welcomed the audience and Dr. Augustine was introduced...

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GTHS CUPCAKE DAY

GTHS CUPCAKE DAY

CUPCAKES, COFFEE, AND KITTY CUDDLESYummy treats, kitty cuddles, a decorating station, and crafts for the kids was just the “icing on the cupcake” as the Georgian Triangle Humane Society celebrated National Cupcake Day with another tremendous fun-draising...

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CYBERGNOMES SPAGHETTI DINNER

CYBERGNOMES SPAGHETTI DINNER

ROBOTS REIGNOn February 20th the Clearview Cybergnomes Robotics team hosted a Spaghetti Supper and silent auction to inspire its team members and to support their upcoming national and international competitions. The 2020 team unveiled their large...

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24 BLUE MTN

24 BLUE MTN

24 HOUR RELAY KICK OFFThe 24h BLUE MTN is a fantastic team relay fundraising event to benefit the Special Olympics and the Collingwood General & Marine Hospital Foundation. Hosted at Blue Mountain, 24h BLUE MTN was held on February 21-22, featuring...

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15TH ANNUAL SNOWMAN MANIA

15TH ANNUAL SNOWMAN MANIA

SNOWMAN MANIAThe town of Wasaga Beach presented their 15th annual Snowman Mania throughout Family Day weekend. Live stand-up comedy, a beer garden, an Always ABBA concert and spectacular fireworks rounded out Friday. Saturday was a fun-filled day of...

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COLDEST NIGHT OF THE YEAR

COLDEST NIGHT OF THE YEAR

IT’S COLD OUT THERE!On the evening of February 22nd, Collingwood was a sea of bundled up walkers, many adorned in their CNOY toques. It was the night that the people of South Georgian Bay joined others in 135 communities across Canada for the Coldest Night...

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LIVE LIFE FIT GRAND OPENING

LIVE LIFE FIT GRAND OPENING

NO MORE EXCUSESCongratulations to Live Life Fit who held their grand opening on January 31st in Thornbury. Owner Cecile’s passion is helping people believe that regardless of their age, fitness level or abilities, you can be active and healthy. For the...

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