Niagara-on-the-Lake: Wine, Women & Spa

Lynn Burshtein Rich with tradition based on in its British heritage, the town of Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario has an old-world charm that has left even the most experienced travelers in awe. While taking a break from official business in 1943, Winston Churchill remarked that the Sunday drive along the Niagara Parkway was “the prettiest Sunday drive […]

Stuart Weitzman Stores Coming to Toronto

Cynthia Cheng   A pair of Stuart Weitzman wedges from 2008 According to this Toronto Life article, Stuart Weitzman will be opening its first Ontario store at the Eaton Centre in August (there are already two stores in Quebec).  I am extremely excited as this line is one of few which carries uber-tiny sizes.  As a size […]

A Road Trip to Port Stanley

Cayley Pozza Everyone loves a nice relaxing vacation- but during this crucial stage of ‘penny pinching’, not everyone can afford that ultimate trip to Hawaii. So why not take a summer road trip and explore one of Ontario’s own, the quaint beaches of Port Stanley.

Cynthia's Thoughts on All Day Kindergarten

The Ontario government has recently announced that kindergarten, both junior (4-year-olds) and senior (5-year-olds) will be full day as of September 2010.  The program will combine “regular kindergarten” with daycare.  In addition, there’ll be more affordable after school, March Break and summer programs for older kids, making elementary schools “all year hubs.”  Many parents are […]

LG Innovators' Ball: April 30, 2009

Nicole and Jenna having fun at the party! The LG Innovators’ Ball was held at the Ontario Science Centre on April 30, 2009.  A more detailed piece on the event will be posted in the next issue of Prospere Magazine, out May 12, 2009.

Canadian Election Results: Another Conservative Minority, or No Real Change

Cynthia Cheng The Conservatives have won again. This time, their seat numbers increased, but not enough to form a majority government. This election was a little different from 2006 – the campaign period was short, and a lot went on between when the election was announced in early September and election day. For example, no […]

On The Stump! – Camp Oochigeas 25th Anniversary Open House

Namita Joshi They are always singing at Camp Ooch. Located in idyllic Muskoka Region, Camp Oochigeas was filled with the laughter, voices and energy of campers, councilors, and visitors alike on Sunday July 27, 2008. The camp for children with cancer celebrated it 25th Anniversary with a ribbon cutting ceremony, camp tours and an outdoor […]