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International Education Week brings garba to Mohawk

Every November, Mohawk celebrates dozens of countries around the world as part of International Education Week. Tuesday was South Asian day. South Asia is one of Mohawk’s largest sources for international students. Many students got together to perform a dance called garba in the Arnie. This popular Indian dance is ...

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Drive safely this holiday season

Those who find themselves unable to drive home after a holiday party this December will have a safe solution. The Burlington branch of St John Ambulance is implementing a free program, run by volunteers, to help partiers who have imbibed get home safely. On Friday and Saturday evenings throughout December, ...

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Toys for tots (from careless drivers)

Parking offenders in Red Deer, Alberta, are able to pay their parking tickets with donated toys instead of cash. Inspired by a similar movement that began in Kingston, Ontario, parking coordinator for the City of Red Deer, Fred Dieno, said by phone that the program has been hugely successful. “We’ve ...

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Winery profile: Pillitteri Estates

Pillitteri Estates Winery, located in Niagara-on-the-Lake, was founded by Gary and Lena Pillitteri in the early ‘90s. Originally a fruit market, Pillitteri started experimenting with ice wines in the late ‘80s, and began operations as an estate winery in 1993. Now they produce thirteen varieties of ice wine – more ...

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