Author: Cara Williams

Punching Above Our Weight

To the rest of the skiing world we’re known as flatlanders—while we can’t lay claim to true mountain ranges, Escarpment clubs know a thing or two about producing medal-winning athletes, breeding lifelong skiers and hosting world-class events.

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Birds of Prey

With an impressive wing span, distinctive white head and signature scowl, the bald eagle was once listed under Ontario’s Endangered Species Act. Thanks however, to a well-established management program, Great Lakes’ bald eagles are soaring once again.

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Meet Me At The Green

Spearheaded by the Creemore Community Foundation, the Creemore Village Green is a four- season, family oriented, shared community space in the heart of this historic Village.

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The Last Lightkeeper

The last of a long line of lightkeepers of the Nottawasaga Island Lighthouse, Wilfred Neil Johnston held the position from 1963 to 1983—an incredible feat considering he lost his eyesight in 1940.

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Ghost Ships

Thousands of vessels, along with countless souls, have met their demise sailing the unpredictable, quick-tempered waters of the
Great Lakes. A veritable marine graveyard, the shipwrecks of Lake Huron and Georgian Bay have deemed it a world-class diving destination.

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No Shirt, No Shoes, No Problem

Whether you’re looking for a quiet sandy escape or a hip and happening beach party, we’ve got just the place for you. Grab a cold one and kick back—here is your local’s guide to 10 pristine beaches in Simcoe, Grey and Bruce.

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The Purple Road

Hit the road this summer and meander amidst enchanting fields of lavender thriving on the Escarpment at a handful of scenic, family-run boutique farms.

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Create, Make, Learn

Georgian Bay Centre for the Arts is enhancing the creative landscape of Owen Sound. From open studios to summer camps, a host of creative classes are also offered in pottery, painting, stained glass, metalworking and printing.

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