An eviction notice is taped to the doors of the Bananas Beach Club in Wasaga Beach. Three of the four bars in the main end were shut down, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, after the landlord evicted the tenants. Morgan Ian Adams/Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin

Wasaga de-barred

WASAGA BEACH — The gathering storm clouds on a late Friday afternoon weren’t the only things casting an ominous pall over the world’s longest freshwater beach.

Orillia artists Patricia Beecham and Peter Fyfe show off their works of art that are in two exhibits at Zephyr Art Gallery. Beecham's is part of a Zephyr members' exhibit called Endless Summer XIV, while Fyfe's is part of Sunshine Sketches By Our Little Town. (SARA CARSON/THE PACKET & TIMES)

Sketching our little town

Inspired by the Port of Orillia, Peter Fyfe created a bold acrylic painting for Zephyr Art Gallery’s third annual Sunshine Sketches By Our...

Despite an almost total lack of understanding of each other’s language, these youngsters from Holland and Canada found ways to communicate and advance their play to a level of terrific fun. (ERIN HAWKE/SUBMITTED PHOTO)

Lasting impressions

Annemieke, my wife’s cousin, and her family from Holland are visiting our farm for a couple of weeks.

Too much information?

The Government of Canada has put First Nations at a “competitive disadvantage economically” by requiring them to release their consolidated...

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