Author: Jennifer Mclaughlin

Comedian Derek Seguin brings laughter to the LAC

For those needing a good laugh after a long winter, comedian Derek Seguin may be the perfect remedy. Montreal-based Seguin is considered one of Canada’s hottest comedians, touring clubs and theatres across North America for the past few years. His debut concert album, Newfie Octopus, is a bestseller on CD Baby and iTunes. Seguin was the winner of the 2015 Sirius XM’s Top Comic competition and has performed an impressive six times at the prestigious invitation-only Just For Laughs festival. He filmed a set for HBO at last year’s festival and made other televised appearances, including the CBC Winnipeg...

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Exhibit shows there is much to learn about service dogs

Beyond Sit and Stay: Dogs in Our Service is an enlightening exhibit on now at the Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives. On loan from Halton Heritage Services, it explores the relationship between working dogs and their human partners, while teaching us that dogs are far more than our “best friends” – they serve us in a growing number of ways. A fundamental concept in understanding the role of a service dog is that a service dog is not a piece of equipment that is molded once and passed on from person to person to perform a task. Instead,...

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Town of Caledon completes climate protection program

The Town of Caledon has received recognition for completing all requirements of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) Partners for Climate Protection program (PCP). PCP is a network of Canadian municipal governments that have committed to reducing greenhouse gases (GHG) and to acting on climate change. Climate change is a long-term change in temperature and weather patterns due to increased greenhouse gas emissions. Since it began in 1994, more than 300 municipalities have joined PCP, with the goal to reduce emissions. PCP membership covers all provinces and territories and accounts for more than 65 per cent of the Canadian...

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Ambiance Singers to perform benefit concert at Living Arts Centre

Join the Ambiance Singers this May for a memorable benefit concert featuring a variety of musical styles including show tunes, jazz, pop, gospel, and swing. Proceeds from the sale of tickets for this year’s concert will assist the Journey Neighbourhood Centre, which is committed to bringing hope and transformation to the Ardglen/Orenda communities of Brampton. The Centre provides support to children, youth, and families as they take positive steps in their lives. This year’s special guest is Ori Dagan, an award-winning jazz singer, songwriter and recording artist known for his rich baritone voice. Dagan’s critically acclaimed releases S’Cat Got...

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Brampton markets return in June with new location for Harvest Market

The Downtown Brampton Farmers’ Market is returning soon to Main Street North and South (between Nelson Street and Wellington Street) on Saturdays throughout the spring and summer. The market, now in its 32nd year, will opening June 16 and run until Sept. 1. The market offers a broad selection of produce, food items and crafts from more than 50 vendors, as well as entertainment and family-friendly activities.Operating hours are from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. This year also marks the 4th year of the Mount Pleasant Village Market, which runs 4-8 p.m. every Thursday evening from June 21 to...

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  1. What’s for Dinner?

    November 25, 2017 - November 25, 2018
  2. BEYOND SIT & STAY: DOGS IN OUR SERVICE

    March 2 - June 3
  3. Alton Mill Heritage Exhibit

    March 2 - December 31
  4. Voices from the Engraver

    March 2 - May 24
  5. BEYOND SIT & STAY: DOGS IN OUR SERVICE

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