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THE SHOW: Sarnia Powerboat weekend, The Trews & 54-40, Big Pappa & The Machine, INDIEFEST & more

The Show with David Burrows for August 14, 2013 (Episode 93).

It’s been another exciting, festive week for The Show that kicked off with highlights from last weekend’s 3rd anniversary of the Can-Am Powerboat Races that includes, as you’ve come to expect from this program, exclusive video footage, photos and interviews. David was pulling double-duty last weekend, typically working around the clock, almost giving the perception [...]

OPP arrest and charge man found drinking non-liquor alcohol

Lambton OPP say they responded to a complaint of an intoxicated man in front of the library in Corunna, on August 12, 2013 just before 6:00 p.m. OPP officers found the male and during the investigation they discovered that the man was consuming rubbing alcohol mixed with other non-alcoholic beverages. The 47 year old Sarnia resident was [...]

Lambton OPP responds to single vehicle accident, driver charged with impairment

Lambton OPP and St. Clair Firefighters responded to a single motor vehicle collision on August 12, 2013 just before 9:00 p.m. A Dodge truck had been southbound on highway 40 near Bickford Line when it left the roadway and settled in the east side ditch. As a result of the ensuing investigation, the 61-year-old driver, a [...]

SummerAid brings ‘homegrown’ talent to Grand Bend later this month

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This August marks the four-year anniversary of SummerAid, a truly Canadian music festival. The two-night beach-town escape showcases homegrown talent including Canadian bands and EDM (Electronic Dance Music) artists in a camping setting. This year’s festival will take place from August 23 to 25 at Grand Bend Motorplex, 70292 Bullock Line, Grand Bend, Ont. SummerAid’s all-Canadian lineup features [...]

Fast, fun, farcical: Fox on the Fairway opens at Petrolia’s VPP

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By TI ELLER Who would have imagined that the game of golf could be athletic to the point of physical exhaustion! That is exactly what happens in VPP’s production of Ken Ludwig’s newest farce “The Fox On The Fairway” which played to a near capacity crowd on Opening Night, Friday, August 9th. It’s a farce [...]

OPINION: Here’s an idea we can all get behind—a Caribbean province

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Opinion: By MATT McEACHRAN Seriously Canada, it’s time to stop talking about and just do it! Granted, that statement could apply to a lot of topics that we as a nation have tossed around for years, but today it’s being applied to the Turks & Caicos. Yes that’s right, Canadian Caribbean. Who doesn’t like the [...]

Critically acclaimed independent singer-songwriter Ginger Doss in town tonight for a special engagement at local coffee shop

International independent musician and artist Ginger Doss in town tonight, Aug. 8, for a special engagement.

Featured Photograph courtesy of The Austin Chronicle International critically acclaimed independent singer-songwriter Ginger Doss is in town tonight for a very special, intimate live performance that’s being hosted by Coffee Lodge on the corner of Exmouth and Capel. Ginger Doss, a veteran artist, musician and performer from Austin, Texas, is expected to bring her unique, soulful [...]

THE SHOW: Abandoned Souls, Youth Talent Showcase, INDIEFEST, Can-Am Powerboat Races, The Trews and 54-40

The Show with David Burrows for August 7 2013 (Episode 92).

As his viewers have all come to expect since Episode 1 of The Show was launched on November 7, 2011, this week’s episode is packed with information, recaps and exclusives. First, however, there’s a special milestone coming up for David Burrows and, more particularly, The Show. The countdown’s on folks – eight more episodes until The [...]

Can-Am Powerboat Races annual run this weekend, The Trews and 54-40 to headline evening entertainment on the river

Can-Am Powerboat Races happen annually in August on the St. Clair River.

The 3rd annual Can-Am Offshore Powerboat Races are slated for this weekend, Aug. 9-11, promising the best in world-class powerboat racing, music and shows, great food, endlessly flowing frosty beverages, and, most importantly, fun for the entire family. Each year, now with what’s grown into nothing less than a new tradition for communities on both [...]

Area OPP ‘on board’ with safe boating (and no drinking) initiative

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Drinking and boating are never a good mix. Now a national campaign is taking aim to increase awareness of the dangers of operating a boat while impaired by drugs or alcohol. Operation Dry Water, which is being launched over the Civic Holiday long weekend (August 3 to 5, 2013) by the Canadian Safe Boating Council, seeks [...]