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Labour Day – Monday, September 6th, 2010

Labour Day – Monday, September 6th, 2010

The Labour Day holiday in Canada, as in the U.S., celebrates economic and social achievements of workers.  It has been celebrated on the first Monday in September since the 1880's.  The origins of Labour Day in Canada can be traced back to April 14, 1872 when workers...

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Civic Holiday, August 1st

Civic Holiday events start on Friday July 30.  The Civic Holiday is the first Monday of August and offers a long weekend holiday during the summer vacation season in Canada....... a perfect time for family day activities, events and festivals.  This day is not a...

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Happy Victoria Day! May 24, 2010

Happy Victoria Day! May 24, 2010

Victoria Day is always on a Monday, making this holiday a long weekend, commonly referred to as the Victoria Day Weekend, the May Long Weekend, or the May Two-Four (referring to a beverage consumed on this weekend). The weekend is also called the May 24th weekend,...

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Buffalo Sabre Hockey Tickets

Buffalo Sabre Hockey Tickets

Dear Salisbury Clients, What a great response to the Buffalo Sabre tickets I’m giving away this upcoming Friday. I have read some truly amazing stories. Some of them are so good that I have posted what I think are the top stories on my Blog. I will add a comment on...

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Winter Festival of Lights

Winter Festival of Lights

Visit the Winter Festival of Lights in Niagara Falls this year!  Did you know it is Canada's foremost illumination festival?  Capture the magic of the holiday season from November 7 to January 4, 2010. The Winter Festival of Lights in Niagara Falls includes over 125...

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History of Civic Holiday in Canada

History of Civic Holiday in Canada

In Canada, the first Monday in August is generally a holiday but it is known by different names in different areas. The idea of a holiday in the middle of summer in Toronto dates back to 1869. This day was created in 1875 and the first Monday in August became the...

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Canada Day – July 1, 2009

Canada Day – July 1, 2009

If you're Canadian, on July 1st your mind is probably on BBQs, fireworks and warm weather. Maybe a few of you are thinking about visiting relatives or have no plans at all. If you think Canada Day is just about food, fireworks and a great big birthday party - think...

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1st Annual Salisbury Golf Tournament

Hello Bloggers, The 1st Annual Salisbury Golf Tournament was held on Wednesday, June 17th. Was it a good day? Well this is what some people had to say!!! "Had a great time yesterday, thanks" ~ Mike and Tracey Callihoo "Buddy - What a Great Day !!!! Sue and I, had a...

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Happy Father’s Day!

Happy Father’s Day!

In Canada, Father's Day is celebrated with lot of enthusiasm and fanfare. Since, the tradition of celebrating Fathers Day moved to Canada from US, Fathers Day in Canada is also celebrated on third Sunday of June. Just as in US, people in Canada too wear roses to...

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“Your Used Car Flea Market”

Hey Bloggers, A client of mine is trying to raise money for the Niagara Sexual Assault Centre and has a unique way to sell that used car of yours. I've known Mark for years as the hot dog guy in front of City Hall in St. Catharines. See below for more info. "YOUR USED...

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Father’s Day in Canada

Father’s Day in Canada

This year, Father's Day will be celebrated on June 21st. Here's a little history behind Father's Day. History Father's Day is a celebration inaugurated in the early twentieth century to complement Mother's Day in celebrating fatherhood and male parenting, and to honor...

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Ontario’s New Vintage Festival

Ontario’s New Vintage Festival

Summer's Opener June 13-21, 2009 Wine and food fanatics will be visiting Niagara to experience the Niagara New Vintage Festival. Internationally acclaimed wines, fresh produce, and a culinary experience unique to Ontario are at the centre of this two weekend...

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Victoria Day Weekend Fireworks

Victoria Day Weekend Fireworks

Welland: Victoria Day will be celebrated with a big bang - fireworks, music and family fun. Celebrations will be held Sunday, May 17, at the sports complex on Quaker Rd., starting at 4 p.m. The City of Welland and North Welland Business Improvement Area have partnered...

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Hike for Hospice Palliative Care

Hike for Hospice Palliative Care

Date: Sunday, May 3rd, 2009!! What is Hike for Hospice Palliative Care? A unique national fundraising event across Canada that brings together organizations working together in hospice palliative care to raise funds and awareness in their community! Why host a Hike? *...

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Please Help Us Fight the Cycle of Poverty

Please Help Us Fight the Cycle of Poverty

As some of you know, I didn't have a lot of the luxuries of life growing up.  When I attended my own graduation, I did so in a borrowed suit, so this hits close to home with me.  If you have anything that you can donate, it would greatly be appreciated by a child in...

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St. Catharines Jaycees Easter Egg Hunt

St. Catharines Jaycees Easter Egg Hunt

The St. Catharines Jaycees will be holding their annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 11th 2009. The hunts begin at 10:00 am. The Jaycees will be assisting Community Care of St. Catharines and Thorold in the collection of food or money at the gate. There are over...

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1st Annual Niagara Inflatable’s Fun for Food

Nothing to do on Family Day? Niagara Inflatable’s & Games Inc. is hosting a Food Drive for Community Care on Family Day at the Market Square in St. Catharines, Monday, February 16th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Bring your kids aged 2 to 10 years for a fantastic day...

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Keeping Track of Santa…

Keeping Track of Santa…

About NORAD NORAD is the bi-national U.S.-Canadian military organization responsible for the aerospace and maritime defense of the United States and Canada. NORAD, created by a 1958 agreement between Canada and the United States, provides advanced warning of impending...

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