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Northern Exposure –the Photography of Helen Grose Post Image

Northern Exposure –the Photography of Helen Grose

September 18, 2020

Article by Matt Driscoll / Photography by Tomasz Szumski Minute by minute and season by season, the canvas of the natural world is transformed and redrawn. It’s Helen Grose’s mission to frame that canvas and share the experience with the wider world. A fine art nature photographer, Grose was born in Oakville...

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Connecting with the Land – Botanical Skincare has its roots in Muskoka Post Image

Connecting with the Land – Botanical Skincare has its roots in Muskoka

August 15, 2020

Article by Meghan Smith/Photography by Heather Douglas In the wild landscape across Muskoka, plants, flowers and trees flourish throughout the spring and summer seasons. There is a balance and rhythm to the fresh growth and flowering of the forests and meadows to which Ashley Love, founder of Love North botanical skincare,...

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Dream Weaver Nathan Sowrey Shapes Nature into Fantasy Post Image

Dream Weaver Nathan Sowrey Shapes Nature into Fantasy

August 05, 2020

Article by Bronwyn Boyer/ Photography by Heather Douglas Imagine meandering through the woods one day, not really paying attention to the path ahead. Suddenly, you stop short, and so does your heart: You see a giant mythical creature blending perfectly with the trees, its white eyes and teeth gleam from a...

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Printing Museum Revives the Proud History of a Traditional Craft Post Image

Printing Museum Revives the Proud History of a Traditional Craft

July 18, 2020

Article by Meghan Smith / Photographs Tomasz Szumski The Morgan Davis Printing Museum is the culmination of a lifelong love of printing that spans seven decades. For museum founder Morgan Davis, it’s also the celebration of a family tradition that spans three generations. Davis was born in Toronto, growing up in the...

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Gerry Lantaigne's big picture artwork Post Image

Gerry Lantaigne's big picture artwork

July 13, 2020

Article by Karen Wehrstein/ Photography by Heather Douglas   Sent away from Huntsville Town Hall before he could even finish his presentation to town council in 1996, Gerry Lantaigne was certain it was the end of his idea for giant downtown murals. “I was shocked,” Lantaigne recalls. “I...

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Merging Sustainability and Creativity Post Image

Merging Sustainability and Creativity

October 01, 2019

Article by Meghan Smith / Photography by Heather Douglas With the Muskoka landscape as a backdrop, Dan Alonso and Candice Sheriff have merged creativity and commitment to sustainability as the root of their lifestyle. Their way of life has blossomed into Live Edge Forest. For nine years, Alonso planted trees across Canada....

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