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Jingle all the way

Jingle all the way

STORY AND VIDEO BY MICHELLE WHITTEMORE PICTURES BY GRAEME FRISQUE The Arthritis Society hosted their first Ontario Jingle Bell Walk & Run on Sunday at Sheridan’s Trafalgar Campus. Participants could choose a 1, 2.5 or 5k route around campus. The event provides jingle bells to the participants so that they can be heard while they […]

Paws with Claus – Pet pictures with Santa at Oakville Place

Paws with Claus – Pet pictures with Santa at Oakville Place

  STORY BY TAYLOR SHAPPERT What do you want for Christmas? What does your pet want? You can take your pet to Oakville Place to meet Santa to find out. On Dec. 9 and 16, small furry friends can have their picture taken with Santa at the mall. In the more than four years the […]

LIVE EVENT: Breaking Bad RV tour

LIVE EVENT: Breaking Bad RV tour

COVERAGE BY TYLER REYNOLDS From November 26th to December the 9th, a replica of the RV from the critically acclaimed tv show Breaking Bad will be touring around the GTA. This Saturday, it will be making a stop at the Heartland Town Centere in Mississauga. Stay tuned to The Sheridan Sun for live coverage.

Celebration Square tree lighting draws thousands

Celebration Square tree lighting draws thousands

VIDEO BY GREG LONGLEY The tree lighting ceremony at Celebration Square near the Hazel McCallion Campus drew thousands of people on Saturday night to ring in the Christmas season. Gourmet food vendors lined the square as families participated in skating and horse-drawn carriage rides while listening to performances by Matt Dusk, The Walkervilles and The […]

Whole Life Expo offers unique healthy living alternatives

Whole Life Expo offers unique healthy living alternatives

STORY AND PHOTOS BY PAUL WOODLEY Canada’s largest showcase of natural health, holistic medicine and green living products took place last weekend at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. The 27th Whole Life Expo was a three-day event, sponsored by Ontario’s Ministry of Health. Visitors paid $15 to enjoy the array of health products and services […]

Milton woman turns to community for government denied healthcare

Milton woman turns to community for government denied healthcare

STORY BY JESSICA BEAULIEU Kimm Fletcher is a 41-year-old Milton resident and mother of two children. She has been diagnosed with Advanced Stage 4 brain cancer and has been denied government coverage for a medication that could prolong her life from two to 18 months. Fletcher’s oncologist recommended the drug Avastin as treatment for her […]

Lighting up at Celebration Square

Lighting up at Celebration Square

STORY AND PHOTOS BY TYLER REYNOLDS It’s beginning to look a lot like the holidays in Mississauga. The city held its Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Celebration Square on Nov. 23. “We’ve had the event going along with the city for several years now,” said Karen Ferreira, supervisor of events and promotion for Celebration Square. […]

Making a change one meal at a time

STORY AND PHOTOS BY PAIGE GALEA This year was the second Dine For Change for the United Way Oakville. “Basically it`s a restaurant challenge. We go out to the community asking different restaurants to help out the United Way,” said Lisa Tran, a Sheridan student and co-ordinator of Dine For Change explains The participating restaurants […]

War on tobacco hits White Oaks Secondary School

War on tobacco hits White Oaks Secondary School

 STORY AND PHOTOS BY ADAM BUCK The federal government held an anti-smoking seminar at White Oaks Secondary School last week as a part of its “war on tobacco” campaign. MP Eve Adams, parliamentary secretary to the minister of health, lead the presentation and open discussion on tobacco use among youth. With her was Rob Cunningham, […]

Oakville residents gather to celebrate Christmas tree lighting ceremony

Oakville residents gather to celebrate Christmas tree lighting ceremony

 STORY AND PHOTOS BY PAUL WOODLEY More than 1,000 residents gathered in downtown Oakville last Friday for the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony. Starting the night off was a local band called Hold The Phones which played everything from rock tunes to classic Christmas sing-a-longs. Shop windows along Kerr Street are now decorated, and trees […]

The weather outside is frightful, but the parade is so delightful

The weather outside is frightful, but the parade is so delightful

VIDEO BY MATTHEW LOWE Last Saturday, Hamilton hosted its annual Santa Claus parade. The parade started on corner of Main and Queen Street and finished at King and Bay Street. More than 50 floats were in the parade. For more information, visit The Hamilton Santa Claus Parade website.

Bronte Creek Provincial Park

Bronte Creek Provincial Park

VIDEO BY DANA MIELE Bronte Creek Provincial Park is one of a kind in the GTA. The park has more than 250,000 visitors each year and hosts everything from maple tree tapping, barn yard animals, fishing and camping.