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Algonquin Park: Visiting the Oldest and Biggest Provincial Park in Canada.
Jul02

Algonquin Park: Visiting the Oldest and Biggest Provincial Park in Canada.

As summer begins, many nature lovers start making the (sometimes very long) trek to the different provincial parks in Ontario.  We are blessed to have in this province some of the most beautiful places on Earth, and campers can take their pick of a wide array of fantastic places to choose from, one of them being Algonquin Park, located North of Toronto.  This is the oldest provincial park in Canada.  In fact, it just turned 120 years...

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The Shoe Project:  My Valentino Shoes
Jun13

The Shoe Project: My Valentino Shoes

The Shoe Project was initiated and is directed by Canadian novelist and journalist Katherine Govier, and is sponsored by the Mary Tidlund Foundation and the Bata Shoe Museum. I bought my first and only pair of Valentino shoes in Italy in 2007. Designed for what I believe are special occasions, these shoes became an idea of moments I wanted to experience in my Canadian life. They are also the most expensive investment I have ever made...

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Women’s Soccer at BMO Field: Canada Vs US–The Rematch
Jun03

Women’s Soccer at BMO Field: Canada Vs US–The Rematch

For those of you who watched that fateful semi-final match during the London 2012 Olympics, the encounter between Canada and the US Women’s National Soccer teams, and who screamed in frustration and anger seeing Canada get robbed– yes, robbed– of their chance at the gold medal, the friendly match (that was anything but) between the two arch-rivals to be played at BMO Field in Toronto had been eagerly anticipated by...

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Abilities Centre: A Place Where People With All Abilities Can Call Home
May08

Abilities Centre: A Place Where People With All Abilities Can Call Home

If you’ve ever passed by the corner of Gordon and Victoria in Whitby, you may have noticed the large new building that sits right in the corner.  As of a year ago, that is the brand new addition to what is known in Whitby as the sports hub of the town, and that is where the Abilities Centre, a brand new 125,000 square foot facility, can be found.  This recreational facility is open to people in the community from all walks of...

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Latin American Cuisine: An Important Part of Hispanic Heritage
Apr10

Latin American Cuisine: An Important Part of Hispanic Heritage

With April being Hispanic Heritage Month, it is a great opportunity for Alma Latina Online Magazine to share with our non-Hispanic readers some popular dishes in some Latin American countries.  Truth be told, even Hispanics may find some of these helpful, since a lot of our dishes may share some similarities, and at times they may even be the exact same dish, but they may have different names in Spanish and people from different...

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Petticoat Creek Splash Pad & Pool: A Pickering Oasis
Aug31

Petticoat Creek Splash Pad & Pool: A Pickering Oasis

After what felt like an eternity, a Pickering beloved landmark re-opened this past June after undergoing extensive renovations.  Petticoat Creek Pool was known as the largest outdoor pool in Ontario.  Though that’s not the case anymore, it’s been converted into what I’m sure will become a favourite amongst young and old for many years to come: the Petticoat Creek Conservation Area Splash Pad and Pool. The newly...

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