"Local Artist To Paint Mural At Andy’s House To Thank Community For Support During Cancer Treatment"
“Local Artist To Paint Mural At Andy’s House To Thank Community For Support During Cancer Treatment”

Local mural artist Kimberly Rideout has been through nine months of hell with an out-of-the-blue cancer diagnosis, intensive chemo and a major surgery. Thousands of people from Muskoka and beyond have been socially distanced but by her side throughout the journey; now, Rideout wants to thank them with her paintbrush.

"Muskoka Musicians Work To Keep The Magic Of Music Alive As Pandemic Cripples Industry"
“Muskoka Musicians Work To Keep The Magic Of Music Alive As Pandemic Cripples Industry”

Of all the industries affected by COVID, the music industry has been devastated. Despite the debilitating impact of the pandemic, musicians across Muskoka are working to keep the magic of music alive.

"Aspen Valley Wildlife Sanctuary Seeks Full-Time Animal Care Volunteers"
“Aspen Valley Wildlife Sanctuary Seeks Full-Time Animal Care Volunteers”

After recently accepting their 800th intake of the year, Aspen Valley Wildlife Sanctuary is seeking full-time animal care volunteers to help them rehabilitate everything “from mice to moose” as they care for a record number of animals.

"Behind The Sawdust City Music Festival With Founder Miranda Mulholland"
“Behind The Sawdust City Music Festival With Founder Miranda Mulholland”

Miranda Mulholland, a fiddler and singer with Harrow Fair and Belle Starr, talks location, lineup and more for the third annual Sawdust City Music Festival. Mulholland founded the Gravenhurst festival in 2015 and remains artistic director.

“Beat journalism key to better reporting on extremist groups, experts say”
“Beat journalism key to better reporting on extremist groups, experts say”

Amarnath Amarasingam, an expert on radicalization, talks about the importance of journalists understanding the context behind extremist movements when reporting on them.

“Ryerson grads’ two-week tattoos make it to TV”
“Ryerson grads’ two-week tattoos make it to TV”

Tyler and Braden Handley created inkbox in 2015, marketing their $15 semi-permanent tattoo kits. Since then, they’ve been featured on Dragon’s Den, their tattoos have been featured in Stranger Things and the company is still growing.


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