Entries by Joanne Specht

May 6, 2018 is Neighbour Day!

Connection is the glue of every neighbourhood and on May 6th, it’s a perfect day to get out and meet your neighbours. Neighbour Day takes place the first Sunday in May. It’s an opportunity for everyone on your street to connect, or for one or two to get to know someone new. Neighbour Day not […]

The Best Ribs

By John Sherratt Summer weekends and friends mean BBQ.  These ribs are easy and delicious…. Make a lot! The key to ribs that fall off the bone is a long, slow cook and there are a couple of ways to achieve this.  You can use your oven and get excellent results.  You can also use […]

Make a Facebook Page or Group for Your Neighbourhood

By Janelle Breese Biagioni Social media is not going away anytime soon. In fact, it continues to grow daily and has become an important tool in our lives to help us stay connected, to promote business and social causes, and to learn about community events. Social media, in particular, Facebook is a channel that could […]

Emergency Preparedness Week May 7 – 13, 2017

Public Safety Canada is promoting Emergency Preparedness Week from May 7 – 13, 2017. This national event is to bring awareness to individuals and families on how to protect themselves in an emergency or disaster. This year’s theme is: Plan. Prepare. Be Aware. It is important for people to understand and know the risks, make […]