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The Ottawa Citizen profiles Almonte’s Gord Pike

On November 16 the Ottawa Citizen published a profile of Almonte's Gord Pike. Mr. Pike, a local entrepreneur, has had a varied and very successful...

Valley history through plastic bags

by Neil Carleton When I was growing up, our family’s groceries came home in big, sturdy paper bags.  At the hardware store, strong paper bags...

Stephen Overbury

Stephen Overbury, creator and curator of the Naismith Collection at the Almonte Old Town Hall, is a man with a passion for the authentic....

Where to stay: Carnivic Lodge

By Erica Eades Vic and Carol Bode believe they hold the key to the “best kept secret in Pakenham.” As owners of Carnivic Lodge, a...

Letter from Germany 10 – Integration

by Christl Stephanblome Refugees are still coming, risking their lives  by crossing the Mediterranean Sea. With them come their dreams and hopes: education, work, security,...

Letter from Germany- Part 6 – Human destiny

by Christl Stephanblome In writing about the background of the refugee crisis, I will try to give an  impression of the speech of Navid Kermani, journalist,...

Mailboxes of Mississipi Mills – Part 1

by Neil Carleton While I’m looking for and hanging out with shady characters in the area, many other things catch my eye along our rural...

Mailboxes of Mississippi Mills – Part 3

by Neil Carleton The mailboxes of Mississippi Mills include bright, bold colours in a variety of designs.  Our roadsides are enhanced by their floral displays,...

Letter from Germany 8 – Visit to an emergency accommodation

  by Christl Stephanblome It is difficult to extract information from the newspapers because news is scarce. One of the newest news is that up to now...

Protecting yourself through good cell phone management – Part 2:

by Ted Legg Password Protecting Your Cellphone: Our mobile phones are filled to the brim with names, numbers, photos, text messages and a wide range of...

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