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Five paintings donated by Imperial added to the National Gallery of Canada collection

Five paintings donated by Imperial added to the National Gallery of Canada collection
Gift launches Imperial’s $6 million art donation program commemorating Canada’s sesquicentennial OTTAWA – In honour of the 150th anniversary of Confederation, Imperial announced the launch of its largest-ever philanthropic art donation program at an event at the National Gallery of Canada. Forty-three paintings by prominent Canadian artists, worth an estimated $6 million, are being donated to 15 museums across the country. The... Read More

Brockville’s Rails to Trails Festival Hosting “Soirée Lune Bleue”

Brockville’s Rails to Trails Festival Hosting “Soirée Lune Bleue”
Brockville – On April 27, 2017, Rails to Trails Festival organizers are hosting a carnival themed fundraising event in support of the Volunteer Centre of St. Lawrence-Rideau and the opening ceremonies of the restoration of Canada’s First Railway Tunnel. “Soirée Lune Bleue” will take place at the Aquatarium, 6 Broad Street in Brockville from 6:00 pm- 10:00 pm. This very... Read More

Sesame Workshop Introduces Sesame Street’s New Character With Autism: Meet Julia

Sesame Workshop Introduces Sesame Street’s New Character With Autism: Meet Julia
“Meet Julia” Episode Debuting Sesame Street’s Newest Muppet Premieres Globally April 10—including on HBO and PBS KIDS New York – Sesame Workshop, the non-profit educational organization behind Sesame Street, today announced a rich new phase of the autism initiative, Sesame Street and Autism: See Amazing in All Children, welcoming Julia, a Muppet with autism, to the broadcast and signaling a strong,... Read More

Sustainable North Grenville to Feature “Just Eat It” March 21st

Sustainable North Grenville to Feature “Just Eat It” March 21st
Kemptville –  Sustainable North Grenville is hosting a screening of the award-winning film Just Eat It – A Food Waste Story on Tuesday, March 21. The film will be shown at the Grenville Mutual Community Room, 380 Colonnade Dr., in Kemptville, starting at 7:00pm. We all love food. As a society, we devour countless cooking shows, culinary magazines and foodie... Read More

Museum & Rifles Commemorate Vimy Ridge

Museum & Rifles Commemorate Vimy Ridge
BROCKVILLE – On April 9th, Canada will mark the 100th anniversary of one of the country’s significant battles of the First World War: Vimy Ridge. The battle of Vimy Ridge has become synonymous with Canadian nationalism and the prowess of Canadian soldiers.  But while some historians argue it was not Canada’s most important battle, it has become an important national symbol... Read More

RMEO’s Emerald Gala Postponed Until April 22nd

RMEO’s Emerald Gala Postponed Until April 22nd
Smiths Falls – Organizers for the Railway Museum of Eastern Ontario’s Emerald Gala have announced that this event has been post-poned until April 22nd 2017.  If you haven’t already gotten your tickets, or weren’t able to make the original date, this might just be your lucky day! In celebration of our Irish heritage and the twining of Smiths Falls with... Read More

Spencerville Fair Presents Ladies Night 2017: Tulips And Tiaras

Spencerville Fair Presents Ladies Night 2017: Tulips And Tiaras
SPENCERVILLE – TULIPS bring thoughts of Spring … and TIARAS make us think of special celebrations … combine them and you have the theme for Ladies Night 2017 "TULIPS AND TIARAS" taking place Saturday, April 22nd, beginning with a social hour at 6 p.m., followed by dinner at 7, in the Drummond Building on the fairgrounds in Spencerville. Once again, the ladies... Read More

Ontario supports Brockville with $120,000 for the Rails to Trails Festival

Ontario supports Brockville with $120,000 for the Rails to Trails Festival
Brockville – The City of Brockville is proud to announce that it has been awarded full funding of $50,000 by Celebrate Ontario for this summer’s Canada 150 celebration. Combined with the ONTARIO 150 funding received last month of $70,000, Brockville’s Rails to Trails Festival is moving full steam ahead. “This is wonderful news for the City”, said Lesley White, Manager of... Read More

Canada’s Premier Music Mentorship Program A Catalyst For Artist Career Breakthroughs

Canada’s Premier Music Mentorship Program A Catalyst For Artist Career Breakthroughs
Canada’s Walk of Fame Emerging Artist Music Mentorship Program, supported by RBC, returns for a fifth year with $100,000 prize value TORONTO, March 13, 2017 /CNW/ – Canada’s Walk of Fame announces the return of its Emerging Artist Music Mentorship Program, supported by RBC, one of Canada’s most successful programs supporting aspiring Canadian musical artists. Valued at more than $100,000, this program... Read More