Mississauga Rotary Ribfest

Highlights from the 2012 Mississauga Rotary Ribfest

This year’s Mississauga Rotary Ribfest was even better than the inaugural one last year at the then newly-opened Celebration Square. Under a sunny blue sky with a few puffy clouds and with a gentle breeze keeping us cool, myself and a team of colleagues did Friday afternoon lunch at the Ribfest. This year we saw many more rib/pulled pork participants ...

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Suburban Tourist celebrates two years!

How time flies! In the two years that I’ve started this blog, so much has happened. My husband, Frank, and I have explored most key areas of Southern Ontario. We’ve gotten engaged and married … making (Sub)urban Tourist legitimately (Sub)urban Tourists (plural). We did an almost two-week honeymoon in the UK (England and Scotland). We’ve both changed jobs that allow ...

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Canada Day

Celebrating Canada Day

We passed on big events in city centres and escaped the crowds to opt for celebrating Canada Day with our friends Karen, Wes and Nick, and their family and friends. The location was Wes’ family farm located in Millgrove, Ontario, close to Flamborough. About 50 people – adults and kids – got together for the annual BBQ, bonfire and fireworks. ...

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Street to Trail

Street to Trail: Interviewing Paul Mackle

Both my husband Frank and I know that when we get outdoors for a hike in one of the many conservation areas around the Greater Toronto Area, we recharge our batteries after a long week at the office. We also come away from our experience outdoors feeling balanced. So it’s no wonder that an organization such as Street to Trail ...

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