Tiverton Fall Fair – There’s no place like Home

'There's No Place Like Home' The 158th Tiverton Fall Fair theme this year is 'There's No Place Like Home' and it all takes place this...

Once Upon a Time: Pioneer Neighbours near Stokes Bay

Helene Murray Scott was a native of Stokes Bay and wrote about her family roots in this small farming community. Malcolm McIvor was my great...

Fall Fair time in rural Ontario – Kincardine Fair celebrates 168 years

It's Fall fair time in rural Ontario and Kincardine celebrated its 168th fair on the weekend (Aug. 30 - Sept. 1) beginning with the...

Canadian Big Band Celebration – Part 2 of the History

The popular music performed in the dance pavilions gracing the Lake Huron shoreline from the 1920-80s was a cherished period of time for popular...

Local Victoria Cross recipient an example of grit and determination

Samuel “Lewis” Honey was born in Conn, just east of Mount Forest, on Feb. 9, 1894. His father George E. Honey was a Methodist...

Once Upon a Time: “Excursion to Sauble – 1870 Conclusion

On June 1, 1870, a group of eight young “ladies and gents” gathered in Southampton before embarking on a four day adventure along the...

“Excursion to Sauble – 1870”

On June 1, 1870, a group of eight young “ladies and gents” gathered in Southampton before embarking on a four day adventure along the...

Once Upon a Time: “Excursion to Sauble – 1870: Conclusion”

  On June 1, 1870, a group of eight young “ladies and gents” gathered in Southampton before embarking on a four day adventure along the...

Astronaut and Author to be guest speaker for NII Launch Event

U.S. Colonel Mike Mullane, who completed three space missions and logged 356 hours in space aboard the Shuttles Discovery and Atlantis, will join in...

History of the Victoria Cross

HISTORY OF THE VICTORIA CROSS   On June 26, 1857, Her Majesty Queen Victoria, for the first time, pinned the Victoria Cross on the tunic of 62...