Cathy-Hird-trafficBy Cathy Hird
The interstate crested the ridge after a long steady climb. Across a wide valley, a line of hills rose, with another behind and a third higher and shrouded in mist. The place we were headed lay beyond those mountains. A hydro corridor cut straight through the heavy forest of the nearest hill, but there was no sign of our road beyond the tarmac right in front of us, heading down.

Part way across the valley, large signs began to flash a warning, "One lane ahead." We began to consider our options . . .

stgeorgedoor-featureWhen St. George's Anglican Church was built in 1881, at a cost of $12,000, it was considered one of the most beautiful churches in Ontario. But attractive as they may be architecturally, its heavy wooden doors and interior staircases are barriers to St. George's building the hospitable and accessible community space it aspires to be.

A $17,404 grant from the federal Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF) is enabling the congregation to start on work this summer

selma-regThe year was 1965 and the struggle for Civil Right was heating up in the United States. Thousands, Black & White, gathered with Martin Luther King to participate in an event which would be marked as the turning point towards improvement, especially in Alabama. Their march from Selma to Montgomery drew national attention to the Civil Rights movement's efforts to secure Blacks' constitutional right to register for and participate in the election process. The ensuing outcry, that engulfed the entire country, shamed Lyndon Johnson and the US Federal Government into enacting legislation forcing George Wallace ( Alabama's governor ) to honor all voting rights. Present, during this historic event, was a 22 year old Canadian photographer named Lynn Ball. He returned with a series of provoking pictures which ...

georgianface-regAnyone interested in attending Georgian College is invited to one of three free Community Night events on Tuesday, July 14 in Barrie, Orillia and Owen Sound, from 5 to 7 p.m.
Community Night offers opportunities to learn more about Georgian programs and services in a friendly and informative setting.
The public is invited to drop by the welcome centre at the Barrie, Orillia and Owen Sound campuses to explore part- and full-time certificate, diploma and degree program options. Visitors will get a chance to speak one-on-one with staff, take a campus tour and get help with their college application.
Complimentary career assessments will also be available for those who are not sure which program or career is the right fit for them.
The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.
Registration is not required and parking tokens will be provided.


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