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Christmas dinner calorie countdown

Christmas dinner calorie countdown

INFOGRAPHIC BY JESSICA BEAULIEU For most people, celebrating the holiday season means family, friends, fun and food. People will be gathering around their tables to enjoy each other’s company and platefuls of festive foods. There’s no doubt that it’s a delicious time of year, but all those holiday meals can wreak havoc on your waistline. […]

Made by hand, made with love

Made by hand, made with love

STORY BY MATTHEW LOWE Made by hand. There’s a more authentic feeling while crafting pendants, quilts, blankets and plushies than a manufacturing line could ever hope to achieve, says Jacqueline Hunter. At the Christmas Made by Hand show at the Hamilton Convention Centre on Saturday, dozens of visitors shopped for gifts. “There are over 100 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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.

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