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Giving Back

Commitment to a worthy cause is its own reward. Words and photography by Mike Douglas Rod Alafriz, 64, is a small, friendly and tightly wound man. There is evident energy and precision in his movements, his dress and his words. He’s the Vice President… Continue Reading →

The Tamarack Club at Holiday Valley

The Tamarack Club’s slope-side location allows guests ski-in, ski-out access to Holiday Valley’s 13 lifts, five terrain parks and 58 trails, glades, bumps and cruisers. Kids of all ages love the Sky Flyer Mountain Coaster, located next to the Tannenbaum Quad. The nearby Holiday Valley Tubing Company… Continue Reading →

Postcards from Afar: The Danube River

The Danube river conjures romanticism, music, history, the birth of nations, conquests and love. Immortalized by Johann Strauss in the ever-popular The Blue Danube waltz, it persists as a main artery for commerce and is key to the burgeoning popularity of river cruises. It… Continue Reading →

Postcards from Afar: Indian Ocean

Are you looking for that special trip to celebrate your milestone event? Why not embark on a bucket-list cruise destination to the Indian Ocean offered by Regent Seven Seas Cruises, and create memories to last forever! Here are some of the places you… Continue Reading →

Postcard from a Disney Cruise!

Walt Disney World—the words conjure up magical memories of a star-spangled castle, beautiful princesses and all the goofy Disney characters that abound in the Magic Kingdom. It’s time to unleash your inner kid again: visualize wafting through the night skies… Continue Reading →

Postcards from Afar

A Postcard from China and Japan What is it about Asia that beckons travellers over and over? Part of the allure of lands like China and Japan lies in how they’ve remained on the cusp of the ancient and the… Continue Reading →


Don’t make her your ex by text! Really, people—you can do better! ^ Note: This is not a real app. Shame on you if you thought about searching for it. Words by Lauren Shirreffs It’s Friday night, and my best… Continue Reading →

Eugenia Duodu: A Brilliant Mind

Up-and-coming scientist Eugenia Duodu is not only a top student at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM), but also a passionate community activist and leader. Duodu, a PhD candidate in the field of medicinal and molecular recognition chemistry, focuses her… Continue Reading →

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