Monthly Archives: March 2013

From Olympic Hopeful to Beloved Coach

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March 9, 2013

In 2002, 14-year old Sarah Chapman was on top of the world. The award winning champion gymnast was training 35 hours a week and well on her way to the 2004 summer Olympics, when the unthinkable happened… she was pushed down by a fellow classmate at school; she felt her elbow pop out and although […]


Cambridge History Corner:Dumfries Mill/Galt Woolen Mill

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March 6, 2013

Between 1843 and 1851, Issac Sours built a woollen mill where Mill Creek flows into the Grand River. The Galt Woollen Factory at 36-38 Water Street South is the oldest surviving textile mill in the area. Under Sours ownership, the mill workers worked an average of 64 hours per week. Alexander Young taught school in […]


Conestoga College Holds Third Annual Pow-Wow

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March 6, 2013

On Saturday, February 23, 2013, I had the honor of attending the third powwow hosted by Conestoga College Aboriginal Student Services.  This event has grown each year and yesterday was no exception!  There were 6 drums and so many dancers, young and old.  I got to spend time with the community and meet some new […]


Back to Business at Queen’s Park

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March 6, 2013

 February was a busy month in Toronto, as MPPs returned, mid-month, to their desks in the Ontario Legislature after about four months of a work stoppage – courtesy of former Premier Dalton McGuinty’s decision to prorogue the legislature and give his government time to re-brand itself with an aim to continuing the legacy he began […]


March Print Edition

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March 5, 2013

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