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July's Featured Artist is Local Author Michael Poeltl

Posted on Tuesday, July 03, 2018 10:00 AM

July’s Featured Artist is local author and visual artist Michael Poeltl. Michael moved to Brantford a year ago and is an author of ten books written in various genres. He is currently promoting his self-published science fiction novel A.I. Insurrection.

Michael has been writing ever since he can remember but pursued visual arts as an illustrator. He is a graduate of the BA program from Sheridan College and also of graphic and web design. He currently works full time as a marketing manager.

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So, What is Eco Tourism anyway?

Posted on Friday, June 08, 2018 10:00 AM

Eco tourism is a market that is growing rapidly within Canada, and is an extremely profitable sector of Canada’s tourism economy, but what is it? As the industry has grown, the Tourism Industry Association of Canada defines eco-tourism as: 

“…a segment of sustainable tourism that offers experiences that enable visitors to discover natural areas while preserving their integrity, and to understand, through interpretation and education, the natural and cultural sense of place. It fosters respect...

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June’s Featured Artist Is Visual Artist Mercedes Victoria

Posted on Sunday, May 06, 2018 12:00 AM

Mercedes is currently working on a new graphite pencil series that is a reminder to focus on the small beauties of life. A student of Redeemer College University, she left with an honours in psychology and a visual art and art history major. Over the last few years, she has been accepted into many juried exhibits in Brantford, Woodstock, Hamilton, Etobicoke, and London with her work winning several awards including Best in Show and Juror’s Choice.
Mercedes has always had a strong love of art that...