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Belleville Intelligencer
Getting down and dirty at the Grapes of WrathThe was plenty of mud sweat and tears at Hillier Creek Estates Winery on Saturd
Getting down and dirty at the Grapes of Wrath
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted yesterday
The was plenty of mud sweat and tears at Hillier Creek Estates Winery on Saturday, but at the end of the day, they were no match for all the ear-to-ear smiles. More than 300 athletes on 50 teams showed up for the second annual Grapes of Wrath... Read more
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Abbotsford News
New director for Fraser Valley Health Care FoundationThe Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation has announced the appointment of Liz H
New director for Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation
Abbotsford News / Posted 3 days ago
The Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation has announced the appointment of Liz Harris as executive director effective Sept. 1. Harris, an Abbotsford resident, is a 1994 graduate of Chilliwack Senior Secondary. She completed a bachelor of arts at the... Read more
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Terrace Standard
Terrace Conservation Officer the first to cycle Tour de NorthA Terrace Conservation Officer is the first in B.C. to join the Cops for Cancer
Terrace Conservation Officer the first to cycle Tour de North
Terrace Standard / Posted 5 days ago
A Terrace Conservation Officer is the first in B.C. to join the Cops for Cancer bicycling Tour de North. CO Ryan Gordon is from Ontario and has been a conservation officer in B.C. for five years. He and his wife Hanna and Golden Retriever Kona have... Read more
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Pincher Creek Echo
Relay for Life round twoThe Relay for Life is an intensely fulfilling and emotional project for the ded
Relay for Life round two
Pincher Creek Echo / Posted 5 days ago
The Relay for Life is an intensely fulfilling and emotional project for the dedicated organizers and participants. The second annual Pincher Creek Relay is coming up on Sept. 19. “If we don’t do it cancer still exists,” said Karen Andrew, a cancer... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Sudbury girls to 'take' NYC on Oct. 22Lounge singer Will Himsl entertains the organizing committee at the media launc
Sudbury girls to 'take' NYC on Oct. 22
The Sudbury Star / Posted 5 days ago
Lounge singer Will Himsl entertains the organizing committee at the media launch for Girls Take ... NYC Cocktail Party at Natura by Ristorante Verdicchio in Sudbury, Ont., on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015. The event takes place on Thursday, Oct. 22, and is... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Local sportsbriefsBOWES WINS SILVER AT PARAPAN AM GAMES Paul Bowes was part of the silver medal
Local sportsbriefs
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 5 days ago
BOWES WINS SILVER AT PARAPAN AM GAMES Paul Bowes was part of the silver medal Canadian men’s wheelchair basketball team at the ParaPan Am Games in Toronto. Bowes was an assistant coach with the Canadian team that posted a 5-1 record in the week... Read more
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Aldergrove Star
Firefighters’ fundraiser at Krause Berry farmIf you come down to the farm this day, you’re in for a great fun time! On Septe
Firefighters’ fundraiser at Krause Berry farm
Aldergrove Star / Posted 7 days ago
If you come down to the farm this day, you’re in for a great fun time! On September 12, Krause Berry Farms is hosting a special day to benefit the Township of Langley Firefighters’ Charitable Society ( TLFCS ), and everyone will be treated to a... Read more
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Pembroke Daily Observer
Dave Findlay tournament supports young golfersCompetitors took to the links of Roanoke Golf Club to do their part to promote
Dave Findlay tournament supports young golfers
Pembroke Daily Observer / Posted 8 days ago
Competitors took to the links of Roanoke Golf Club to do their part to promote the storied game for the next generation. The seventh annual Dave Findlay Memorial Golf Tournament attracted 27 teams, the second largest number of squads in the event's... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Event promises mud, sweat and cheersThe Mudsketeers. Sisters With Blisters. The MUDagascar Penguins. Those would b
Event promises mud, sweat and cheers
The Sudbury Star / Posted 10 days ago
The Mudsketeers. Sisters With Blisters. The MUDagascar Penguins. Those would be just a few of the colourfully (and often irreverently) dubbed teams that are slated to take part in a Mudmoiselle fitness challenge this Saturday at Adanac Ski... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Liberals pledge to expand compassionate care benefitJustin Trudeau directed his bid for the votes of middle-class families Thursday
Liberals pledge to expand compassionate care benefit
The Globe and Mail / Posted 10 days ago
Justin Trudeau directed his bid for the votes of middle-class families Thursday at Canadians needing to care for a sick loved one, promising that a Liberal government would ensure they have better access to financial support. As prime minister,... Read more
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Campbell River Mirror
Hogan's a hero to fellow cancer survivorsAs a high-school student in the 1980s, Sean Hogan was asked by a school counsel
Hogan's a hero to fellow cancer survivors
Campbell River Mirror / Posted 11 days ago
As a high-school student in the 1980s, Sean Hogan was asked by a school counselor to fill out an exam that would provide an idea for the type of career he might be suited for. In addition to an orientation toward the arts and media, the exam results... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Sean Hogan turns to the fansSinger-songwriter Sean Hogan is turning to crowd-sourcing to fund a "best of" a
Sean Hogan turns to the fans
Sarnia Observer / Posted 11 days ago
Singer-songwriter Sean Hogan is turning to crowd-sourcing to fund a "best of" album of songs from his long career in country music. Hogan lives in British Columbia with his wife and children but grew up in Sarnia were he attended St. Patrick's High... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
NOTL teen kayaks across Lake OntarioScott Robinson touched shore in Toronto just nine hours and 20 minutes after he
NOTL teen kayaks across Lake Ontario
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 12 days ago
Scott Robinson touched shore in Toronto just nine hours and 20 minutes after he left Niagara-on-the-Lake in his kayak Wednesday, after a near-perfect crossing of Lake Ontario. "It was a very cool experience to fulfill a goal and a dream I've had for... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
NOTL teen kayaks across Lake OntarioScott Robinson touched shore in Toronto just nine hours and 20 minutes after he
NOTL teen kayaks across Lake Ontario
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 12 days ago
Scott Robinson touched shore in Toronto just nine hours and 20 minutes after he left Niagara-on-the-Lake in his kayak Wednesday, after a near-perfect crossing of Lake Ontario. "It was a very cool experience to fulfill a goal and a dream I've had for... Read more
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Welland Tribune
NOTL teen kayaks across Lake OntarioScott Robinson touched shore in Toronto just nine hours and 20 minutes after he
NOTL teen kayaks across Lake Ontario
Welland Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
Scott Robinson touched shore in Toronto just nine hours and 20 minutes after he left Niagara-on-the-Lake in his kayak Wednesday, after a near-perfect crossing of Lake Ontario. "It was a very cool experience to fulfill a goal and a dream I've had for... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Local woman comes out of the shadow of cancerBreast cancer has been a shadow over the life of Jenny McCaig-Lindsay. She has
Local woman comes out of the shadow of cancer
Northumberland Today / Posted 12 days ago
Breast cancer has been a shadow over the life of Jenny McCaig-Lindsay. She has come out of the shadows, and (along with Kathy Brisbin) will be one of the two 2015 honourees at the 17th annual Candlelight Walk for breast-cancer research Sept. 25 in... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
VIQ: Raising awareness about mobilityWheelchair of Hope Foundation is a registered not-profit organization. The orga
VIQ: Raising awareness about mobility
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 12 days ago
Wheelchair of Hope Foundation is a registered not-profit organization. The organization was founded by John Cairns in April 2014 and is overseen by a volunteer board of directors. Their mission is to raise awareness toward mobility, social upward... Read more
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The Norwich Gazette
Cool Runnings for cancerIt’s a chance to lace up your running shoes and get out into the outdoors for a
Cool Runnings for cancer
The Norwich Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
It’s a chance to lace up your running shoes and get out into the outdoors for a great cause. On October 24, the Oxford office of the Canadian Cancer Society is hosting its third annual Cool Running’s Trail Race at Roth Park. The not-for-profit race... Read more
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Sooke News Mirror
Good Times dance all for a good causeYou’ve been to the Sooke Hard Times Dance during the cold, dark hours of winter
Good Times dance all for a good cause
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 12 days ago
You’ve been to the Sooke Hard Times Dance during the cold, dark hours of wintertime, so now get ready for its sun-tanned summer cousin: the Good Times Dance — coming up on Aug. 28 at the Sooke Community Hall. The dance will feature the musical and... Read more
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BC Local News
Outdoor smoking ban in Chilliwack addresses health and fire issuesForget about having that cigarette break sitting on a park bench or at an outdo
Outdoor smoking ban in Chilliwack addresses health and fire issues
BC Local News / Posted 13 days ago
Forget about having that cigarette break sitting on a park bench or at an outdoor event. Chilliwack is taking the next step toward becoming completely smoke-free — both inside and out. They've just drafted a new bylaw to formally ban smoking in... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Outdoor smoking ban in Chilliwack addresses health and fire issuesForget about having that cigarette break sitting on a park bench or at an outdo
Outdoor smoking ban in Chilliwack addresses health and fire issues
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 13 days ago
Forget about having that cigarette break sitting on a park bench or at an outdoor event. Chilliwack is taking the next step toward becoming completely smoke-free — both inside and out. They've just drafted a new bylaw to formally ban smoking in... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Cool Runnings for cancerIt’s a chance to lace up your running shoes and get out into the outdoors for a
Cool Runnings for cancer
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 13 days ago
It’s a chance to lace up your running shoes and get out into the outdoors for a great cause. On October 24, the Oxford office of the Canadian Cancer Society is hosting its third annual Cool Running’s Trail Race at Roth Park. The not-for-profit race... Read more
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Melfort Journal
Relay For Life holds registration day last weekThe Melfort Canadian Cancer Society was promoting their Relay For Life event at
Relay For Life holds registration day last week
Melfort Journal / Posted 13 days ago
The Melfort Canadian Cancer Society was promoting their Relay For Life event at coming up on September 12 until September 13 at 1am to support local people involved with this disease. There was a booth at the Melfort Mall on August 13 from noon to... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Mark your calendarsThe Hastings-Prince Edward County Community Cancer Society is calling upon the
Mark your calendars
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 14 days ago
The Hastings-Prince Edward County Community Cancer Society is calling upon the community to help support the cause and buy a school year calendar. At $10 each, they hope to sell all of the 2,000 copies printed and donate $20,000 which will help... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Fitness challenge? Tim's just not readyPRINCE EDWARD COUNTY – Members of local media were off to the races Monday morn
Fitness challenge? Tim's just not ready
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 14 days ago
PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY – Members of local media were off to the races Monday morning in preparation for this year’s Grapes of Wrath Extreme Romp n’ Stomp mud run The extreme run, which is returning for its second year at Hillier Creek Estates, is a... Read more
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Pembroke Daily Observer
One tournament, two great causesDave Findlay may have passed away back in 2008, but his passion for bringing up
One tournament, two great causes
Pembroke Daily Observer / Posted 18 days ago
Dave Findlay may have passed away back in 2008, but his passion for bringing up new generations of golfers lives on thanks to a partnership between the annual golf tournament that bears his name and the Roanoke Golf Club. Each year, the tournament... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Pink Ball classic raises greenIt was the first of many to come. The inaugural Pink Ball Charity Golf Classic
Pink Ball classic raises green
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 19 days ago
It was the first of many to come. The inaugural Pink Ball Charity Golf Classic Tournament honouring cancer survivor Susan Warner has raised more than $13,000. On August 12, at event sponsors Rattan Barn, event chairman Jamie Chisholm, along with... Read more
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BC Local News
Pedalling for pediatric cancer cureBorn and raised in Victoria, Matt Rutherford couldn’t be more honoured to be a
Pedalling for pediatric cancer cure
BC Local News / Posted 19 days ago
Born and raised in Victoria, Matt Rutherford couldn’t be more honoured to be a rider on this year’s Tour de Rock team, an organization that he’s admired since his childhood. “I grew up watching the men and women of our Island police departments... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Local teen preparing to kayak across Lake OntarioScott Robinson has already accomplished one of his goals. But the 18-year-old
Local teen preparing to kayak across Lake Ontario
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 19 days ago
Scott Robinson has already accomplished one of his goals. But the 18-year-old has another in front of him - by the end of the week he hopes to have kayaked across Lake Ontario. It’s been a dream of his since he was nine years old, and this summer,... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Local teen preparing to kayak across Lake OntarioScott Robinson has already accomplished one of his goals. But the 18-year-old
Local teen preparing to kayak across Lake Ontario
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 19 days ago
Scott Robinson has already accomplished one of his goals. But the 18-year-old has another in front of him - by the end of the week he hopes to have kayaked across Lake Ontario. It’s been a dream of his since he was nine years old, and this summer,... Read more
2 related stories
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Welland Tribune
Local teen preparing to kayak across Lake OntarioScott Robinson has already accomplished one of his goals. But the 18-year-old
Local teen preparing to kayak across Lake Ontario
Welland Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
Scott Robinson has already accomplished one of his goals. But the 18-year-old has another in front of him - by the end of the week he hopes to have kayaked across Lake Ontario. It’s been a dream of his since he was nine years old, and this summer,... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Music teacher known for creativityVirginia Blaha, a symbol of musical life and a celebrated Canadian-Polish piano
Music teacher known for creativity
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 21 days ago
Virginia Blaha, a symbol of musical life and a celebrated Canadian-Polish piano pedagogue, died peacefully, surrounded by her family, Aug. 8, after a prolonged illness at the Brantford General Hospital. Mrs. Blaha was a fixture in the Ontario... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
Music teacher known for creativityVirginia Blaha, a symbol of musical life and a celebrated Canadian-Polish piano
Music teacher known for creativity
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 21 days ago
Virginia Blaha, a symbol of musical life and a celebrated Canadian-Polish piano pedagogue, died peacefully, surrounded by her family, Aug. 8, after a prolonged illness at the Brantford General Hospital. Mrs. Blaha was a fixture in the Ontario... Read more
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Terrace Standard
Community challenged to raise surgery money in one week— image credit: CONTRIBUTED Local multi-millionaire and marijuana advocate Bob
Community challenged to raise surgery money in one week
Terrace Standard / Posted 23 days ago
— image credit: CONTRIBUTED Local multi-millionaire and marijuana advocate Bob Erb is challenging people to step up to help a woman in need of major dental surgery after her cancer treatment. Erb has matched the $3,300 that Juanita Nuyens' son... Read more
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Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin
Fun in the sudsMore than 4,000 people got foamy, running, climbing and sliding through 20 obst
Fun in the suds
Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin / Posted 24 days ago
More than 4,000 people got foamy, running, climbing and sliding through 20 obstacles at the first 5K Foam Fest in Wasaga Beach last Saturday. Coconut based foam covered runners from overhead as they started the five-kilometre run over thick sand.... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Fun in the sudsMore than 4,000 people got foamy, running, climbing and sliding through 20 obst
Fun in the suds
Barrie Examiner / Posted 24 days ago
More than 4,000 people got foamy, running, climbing and sliding through 20 obstacles at the first 5K Foam Fest in Wasaga Beach last Saturday. Coconut based foam covered runners from overhead as they started the five-kilometre run over thick sand.... Read more
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Terrace Standard
She needs expensive dental work after cancer surgery— image credit: CONTRIBUTED A local woman recovering from cancer surgery and t
She needs expensive dental work after cancer surgery
Terrace Standard / Posted 25 days ago
— image credit: CONTRIBUTED A local woman recovering from cancer surgery and treatment now needs a large sum of money for special implants and dentures to fit the change in the shape of her jaw. Juanita Nuyens, diagnosed with squamous cell... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Face that fearEating a spider or going skydiving may sound scary – but it turns out many Cana
Face that fear
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 25 days ago
Eating a spider or going skydiving may sound scary – but it turns out many Canadians are prepared to dive headlong into the terror if it means helping cancer patients. Facing fears is the name of the game in the Canadian Cancer Society’s Fearless... Read more
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Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune
A special saddleAva Hadfield will be celebrating her sixth birthday in style during the Brekkaa
A special saddle
Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune / Posted 26 days ago
Ava Hadfield will be celebrating her sixth birthday in style during the Brekkaas Vacuum and Tank Race for the Cure-Paint the Park Pink, on Aug. 9 at Evergreen Park. Sunday’s event is also being coined ‘Ava’s Day’. Hadfield, who was born in Grande... Read more
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BC Local News
She needs expensive dental work after cancer surgery— image credit: CONTRIBUTED A local woman recovering from cancer surgery and t
She needs expensive dental work after cancer surgery
BC Local News / Posted 26 days ago
— image credit: CONTRIBUTED A local woman recovering from cancer surgery and treatment now needs a large sum of money for special implants and dentures to fit the change in the shape of her jaw. Juanita Nuyens, diagnosed with squamous cell... Read more
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Timmins Times
National award for young Timmins volunteerA Timmins student has gained national recognition for his work with the local c
National award for young Timmins volunteer
Timmins Times / Posted 26 days ago
A Timmins student has gained national recognition for his work with the local chapter of the Canadian Cancer Society. Justin Morin is this year’s recipient of the Cancer Society’s Impact Award for Outstanding Youth Leadership, which is given to just... Read more
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Terrace Standard
She needs expensive dental work after kidney surgery— image credit: CONTRIBUTED A local woman recovering from cancer surgery and t
She needs expensive dental work after kidney surgery
Terrace Standard / Posted 26 days ago
— image credit: CONTRIBUTED A local woman recovering from cancer surgery and treatment now needs a large sum of money for special implants and dentures to fit the change in the shape of her jaw. Juanita Nuyens, diagnosed with squamous cell... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
VIQ: Service clubs a great chance to volunteerVolunteering in your community can take many forms. When we think about getting
VIQ: Service clubs a great chance to volunteer
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 26 days ago
Volunteering in your community can take many forms. When we think about getting involved we turn to agencies and organizations that provide programs to the community. Another form of volunteering can be joining a service club. Service clubs provide... Read more
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Terrace Standard
Pipe vies for crown in national pageantA Terrace teen will compete for a national beauty pageant title this weekend.
Pipe vies for crown in national pageant
Terrace Standard / Posted 27 days ago
A Terrace teen will compete for a national beauty pageant title this weekend. Sara Pipe, crowned Miss Teenage Northern BC earlier this year, competes at the Miss Teen Canada national pageant Aug. 9. Since getting her regional crown, she’s been busy... Read more
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Fort McMurray Today
Town gossipSome things have changed drastically in Fort McMurray since I moved here in 200
Town gossip
Fort McMurray Today / Posted a month ago
Some things have changed drastically in Fort McMurray since I moved here in 2000, but other things have stayed the same, especially the block by Peter Pond Mall. Yes, the hotel has a new name, the mall isn’t called a shopping centre anymore, and... Read more

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