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From empty grocery shelves to more home cooking and baking, how has the pandemic affected the way Ontarians shop for food and what they eat. Will these changes be lasting? We ask Sylvain Charlebois, scientific director, Agri-Food Analytics Lab at Dalhousie University; Jackie Fraberts, owner operator of the family-run grocery store Fraberts Fresh Food; and Marion Chan of TrendSpotter Consulting, which specializes in consumer behaviour in the food, beverage, and foodservice industries.
Cobalt was once a booming town built on the silver mining industry. Just as the silver ran out, the town was ravaged by a fire in 1977. Now, Cobalt is poised for a renaissance thanks to its namesake, cobalt.
When The Bookshelf first opened in 1973, downtown Guelph was vibrant and full of well-established shops. Businesses came and went, but The Bookshelf grew to include a café, cinema, and event space, becoming a home for local artists and authors.
The St. Catharines Standard was at the forefront of breaking news in the golden age of newspapers. Run by four generations of the Burgoyne family, The Standard's intrepid reporters delivered hard-hitting news and exposed environmental injustices.
Nicole Moore discusses her book, "Shark Assault: An Amazing Story of Survival." Then, Hamilton-Niagara Hub journalist Justin Chandler recounts the way Niagara-on-the-Lake commemorates the Spanish Flu experience there.