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Lost Teen to Chef de Cuisine

How Brett Hunt became a rising star amongst Toronto’s culinary professionals By: Lauren Charley Brett Hunt is a 24 year old chef who grew up in Niagara and moved to Toronto directly after high school to pursue his culinary career. The unfortunate circumstances which happened during his teen years including abandonment by his mother and …

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Landen Wakil: A young director pursuing filmmaking in Niagara

By: Lauren Charley If there’s one thing to be learned from a conversation with Landen Wakil, it’s that Niagara is full of aspiring new talent, and especially individuals who excel in arts and filmmaking. With recent developments such as the Niagara Integrated Film Festival and the establishment of The New Performing Arts Center, set to …

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Creating Ambiance: Professional Home Staging

Photos by: A.J. Harlond Lisa McIntee, owner of The Staging Professionals, Niagara’s only full time, professional home staging company, is an award winning home stager. She recently won several awards at the 2014 Real Estate Staging Association Industry Awards, including Top 10 Best Re-Designs of the Year in North America, Top 10 Best Occupied Stagings …

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Ruth Fertel: The Story of the Empress of Steaks

By: Megan Pasche Ruth Fertel, the woman behind one of the world’s biggest steakhouse chains probably has one of the most interesting stories in the history of the North American restaurant business. She was a true entrepreneur, she was a mighty hard worker, a people person and a generous soul. She was born Ruth Udstad …

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