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Growing Responsibly Growing Responsibly

A little over a decade ago, Gillian Flies and Brent Preston were living in Toronto with their two children, and like many growing families, felt a growing desire for wide-open spaces. The couple purchased a piece of property just west of the village of Creemore... Read More

Permaculture Permaculture

Iconic Canadian, Dr. David Suzuki has stated, “What permaculturists are doing is the most important activity that any group is doing on the planet.” If permaculture is truly this fundamental for our future, then surely it must be a household word. Read More

Talisman then and now Talisman then and now

In 1963 it was introduced as ‘the most elaborate ski resort in Ontario’. $1.5 million had been invested initially to build the 22 room hotel, 2 large dormitories, two chair lifts, one T-Bar, the Fireside Lounge, and the Edelweiss Bar. It also boasted... Read More

Chicago of the North Chicago of the North

At one time Owen Sound billed itself as “The Chicago of the North”, and around the turn of the twentieth century it looked like that moniker might stick. After a rather slow start in the mid-eighteen-fifties the town grew into a city. The Toronto... Read More

Wellness Wellness

The gift of being able to live and play in this beautiful part of the Escarpment region is the reason many of us have chosen to call this area our home. One of the most popular activities in the area is running, and this Summer, thousands of runners... Read More

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The original Lifestyle magazine of Southern Georgian Bay
Escarpment is a beautifully illustrated, premium quality, indepth guide of Southern Georgian Bay Living from The Blue Mountains, Collingwood, Meaford and the surrounding villages including Thornbury, Clarksburg, Ravenna and Owen Sound. Our topics include recreation, health, fashion, homes & gardens, food, personalities, current events, history, arts & culture, nature, businesses, finances, real estate and more. Our readership base is comprised of local residents on the Escarpment and on the Bay as well as over 4.6 million people living within a two-hour drive of the Southern Georgian Bay region. Escarpment growth is driven by tourism and home ownership is at an all-time high - Escarpment magazine has it all covered!

People of all ages seek out Southern Georgian Bay, a world-class outdoor destination offering fresh, clean Georgian Bay waters, world renowned golf courses, six ski resorts and endless trails along The Blue Mountains and the Niagara Escarpment. Southern Georgian Bay Escarpment promotes our readers to act responsibly and to preserve Ontario's favourite outdoor playground while we grow and play together.