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by / on July 11, 2017 at 11:26 am / in HOTEL

Guys Getaway

Bring the boys to Niagara-on-the-Lake and check out everything the town has to offer! We asked some local guys how they would spend a weekend here; check out what they recommend!   DAY ONE   Check In Welcome to Niagara-on-the-Lake! Check in, drop your bags, and take a load off before your weekend begins.   Niagara Dinner Head to downtown [...]

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by / on June 27, 2017 at 3:33 pm / in HOTEL, INSPIRE

Celebrate Canada 150

Oh, Canada. You don’t look at a day over 100! As July 1st quickly approaches, we prepare to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday. This year, cities all over the Niagara Region have stepped up their game to give Canada a 150 to remember. If you’re in the Niagara Region for Canada’s big day, here are some of the events you should [...]

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by / on February 22, 2017 at 5:23 pm / in INSPIRE

Maybe Put the Phone Away?

Let’s be honest….your phone goes with you everywhere, doesn’t it?  From the grocery store to the bathroom…. you feel bereft if you don’t have it.  Sure…we need them, we want them and we love them, but, the truth is our cell addiction can lead us into cringe-worthy behaviour. The big news is….we’re being rude Not long ago, I was at [...]

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by / on September 23, 2014 at 10:27 am / in INSPIRE

Guatemala: Naked & Afraid

Lights and camera aside, this could make for a great reality TV moment. I only wish I was making this up… It had been a typical afternoon in el Tizate Guatemala with the building team. Finished up the painting project in town of Parromos, took a break for lunch with a host family and then back up to the construction [...]

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by / on June 12, 2014 at 11:26 am / in INSPIRE

To Build a House

In two weeks I will be packing my bags and taking off to Guatemala and I need to be honest with you…I have no idea what I am doing. I am going into this next adventure with a blindfold on. When a good friend of mine asked me if I wanted to travel with her and her family to Guatemala [...]

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by / on December 6, 2013 at 4:38 pm / in INSPIRE

Christmas Mall Basics

The MALL – a scary, stressful place, especially in December. But there’s something about crowds, moonlight madness nights, decorations, and the thrill of the hunt I enjoy. Sure…I could shop from the comfort of home, but I like to sit in the food court, savouring my bean burrito and Diet Coke, crossing gifts and/or people off my list – DONE. [...]

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by / on May 23, 2013 at 10:42 am / in CONFERENCE, INSPIRE

Dirtiest Day of My Life

I think it is safe to say that I am a clean freak. Everything in my house has its place. My nephews know that when they come to my house cupcakes do not have icing because that is a mess waiting to happen. Actually, who am I kidding, they don’t even get cupcakes because the messy fingers, faces and furniture [...]

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by / on April 4, 2013 at 11:22 am / in CONFERENCE, INSPIRE

Naptime in Kenya

The idea seemed so simple, “just help get the kids down for a nap” he said. Of course we couldn’t say no! We had just spent the morning falling in love with these 25 orphaned children at the Karibu Centre in Thika, Kenya and were excited by the fact that we were asked to help out so that the house [...]

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by / on March 13, 2013 at 4:08 pm / in CONFERENCE, INSPIRE

Living Different

Live different. That’s what I have been inspired to do after travelling over 1200 kilometers to experience two weeks in the poorest parts of Kenya. Although my trip is over, I have now found my inspiration and my journey has just begun. I, like many others, have always been thankful for the life that I have here in Canada, loving [...]

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by / on December 5, 2012 at 12:19 pm / in CONFERENCE, INSPIRE

Kenya Calling

Experiential learning, what does that mean? Learn by doing? Learn what, by doing what? These are all questions I am faced with day to day in my role as Director of Experiential Learning at White Oaks Resort. I am always more than happy to begin a conversation in response to what learning by doing actually means. To me, it’s about [...]

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