Monthly Archives: April 2013

The line is being drawn in the sand for Ontario’s Children’s Aid Societies

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April 30, 2013

After much criticism, especially in recent months, it looks as if things will be changing for Ontario’s child protection agencies. With Bill 42 passing second reading on April 11, 2013 (a bill to allow the Ombudsman the powers to investigate the Children’s Aid), a new funding formula being implemented by the province, scathing reports of […]


Genie in a bottle

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April 25, 2013

I was caught shoplifting when I was fifteen. Look back thirty years later I think it was a good thing. It was one of those little jolts that life sends to wake you up. My friends were fond of bragging about their latest freebies taken from the shelves of the local K-Mart; Iron Maiden cassettes, […]


“Spring into spring” entertains by storytelling

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April 25, 2013

To help welcome the spring season, the Licorice Allsorts played classical music and recited poetry at the Spring to Spring concert at the Cambridge Library on March 17. People of all ages were treated to classical music such as Camberwell Green by Felix Mendelssohn and The Four Seasons by Antonio Vivaldi, and several poems about […]


Be-Bop-A-Lula! And I don’t mean maybe!

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April 25, 2013

The region now has access to a 2-hour Rockabilly Radio Station, and who better to host it than the Tri Cities most popular and beloved Rockabillies; Jennie Rage and Rockin’ Ramzi. Starting Friday, March-08-13, Jennie and Ramzi will be hosting The Rockabilly Room, a weekly 2-hour Rockabilly radio show on CKMS 100.3 Sound FM Radio […]


Overcoming addictions and preparing for the struggles of life

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April 25, 2013

  There are many stories of addiction that we hear every day, but few that have happy endings. This particular story is of a young man whose life of addiction began at the young age of 13-years-old, and one that spiraled out of control within a few short years. Today, this same young man from […]


How to: Create sacred space

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April 24, 2013

Sacred space gives you a location where you can focus your spiritual awareness and feel safe to explore your spirituality. When you build Sacred Space its all about intention, you can use your living room, a large closet, your garden and even find a nice secluded spot on a walking/hiking trail or park. Permanent Sacred […]


A rich family history told in farming

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April 24, 2013

Eleven miles east of here stands a farm ­– family owned and operated for nearly 125 years. Through World Wars, the Great Depression, fires, and family losses, the 100 acres still stands firm, as does Kenneth Hood, one of the four generations who made a living and raised a family on its soil. “I can’t […]


It’s Your Health- My Hot Yoga

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April 24, 2013

Having opened Nature’s Vibe next to Moksha Yoga – a hot yoga studio – I thought it would be appropriate to learn the health benefits of such a practice. Every day I watch busy people enter 20 Ainslie Street North and come out looking obviously hot, but also happy and at peace.  Moksha’s friendliness and […]


Taking the world by storm

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April 24, 2013

Beautiful and brilliant June Storm, best known as the sexy Pin-Up model from Tillsonburg, Ontario, has begun the publication of Lush Kittens Pin Up Magazine, which provides Vintage inspiration for a Modern World, and gives southwestern Ontario another feather to its’ creative cap. Storm is a one woman show, taking care of submission approval, editing, […]


April Issue

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April 1, 2013

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