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Now exhibiting at PAMA in Brampton, Ontario

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- Mishibinijima, The Last Artist Standing (And Still Painting Really Good Stuff)
Manitoulin Island artist James Simon Mishibinijima’s life path is about survival. His mother’s stories of her harrowing past in a residential school and his own survival as one of the last working artists from the first wave of Woodland First Nations’ Art movement
At a time when his contemporaries (i.e Carl Ray,Arthur Schilling, Carl Beam and Daphne Odjig) are falling off the mortal coil, 63 year old Mishibinijima continues to be a First Nations inspirational artistic force. His work is in constant demand from arts institutions, private galleries, museums, and currently can be seen at PAMA – Brampton, Ontario’s and Peel Region’s public gallery. A series of his paintings in the current Peel 150 exhibition is entitled “Indian Residential School Paintings”. They tell Mishibinijima’s mother’s stories as she gave them to him and as they revealed themselves in his dreams. Her stories are depicted as pictographs.
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Mature Plus Magazine. Coburg, Ontario: Where growing older doesn't mean slowing down

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.Downtown Historic Cobourg Palisade Gardens, and James ClubWhere growing older doesn't mean slowing down
Palisade Gardens, and James Club, Nothumberland’supscale but oh so affordable seniors' retirement condominium and rental complex, is located in the heart of park filled historic Cobourg. Brought to life by Retirement Life Communities, these two adjacent residences allow couples and singles to live the retirement dream in Canada’s best small city.
The two buildings are steps from downtown shopping and amenities, the heritage Waterfront Park, and the marina.Palisade Gardens, and James Clubare the ideal retirement residences for superb quality, yet affordable retirement living. The buildings have many, many features, including a variety of assisted living options that set them apart from every other seniors' residence in the district. The community-minded and full-service environment offers residents everything from medical services, 24-Hour Emergency Response Monitoring, a l…

Notting Hall Carnival Not Happy With Police Tweets

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. Meanwhile in England
Tweet Dump on Police After Cops Send Out A Controversial Drug Post About This Week’s Notting Hall Carnival

Britain’s Notting Hill Carnival is a year older and twice as large as Toronto’s Caribbean Carnival (and maybe much larger this year).The annual event t has taken place in London since 1966 on the streets of Notting Hill, for two days every August.
With an expected two million or so attendees, Notting Hill Carnival is Europe’s biggest street festival. TheCarnival always takes place on the August Bank Holiday weekend, which this year is on August 27-28.
The police always have a large presence at the annual parade which is self-described as the second largest parade in the world (next to Rio).This year the police announced that there were being proactive when over 100 officers conducted a series of raids earlier this week. According the British media “More than 300 people have been arrested as part of an operation to prevent crime at the Notting Hill Carnival.” “Sinc…