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Pathways on Pleasure Valley: A magical setting with horses, great food and a few life lessons

They say that people and horses often form a special bond. As a boy, Michael Chen–the co-proprietor of Pathways on Pleasure Valley in Uxbridge, ON–had that very same experience. The only difference in his case was that he’d never seen a horse in his life. Chen grew up in an urban neighbourhood in Taiwan. His […]

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Quality Cheese: A supplier we love, serving up excellence for more than 50 years

You may or may not recognize the name Quality Cheese, but there’s a very good chance you’ve tasted their incredible products. The Vaughan, Ont.-based company is home to the Albert’s Leap and Bella Casara brands, and supplies both the retail and food service sectors—including private label brands for major wholesalers such as Costco and various […]

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After nearly 200 years, Heintzman House offers a historic setting for your next event

If you’ve ever wanted to enjoy the lavish splendour of a 19th century mansion without the cost of purchasing just such an ultra-expensive property, you’re in luck. Heintzman House, one of Markham, Ontario’s oldest buildings, just might be available to book the event of your dreams. And yes, music aficionados, you can also indulge your […]

The Markham Museum: 19th century country charm in the heart of the GTA

As the Greater Toronto Area and its satellite cities have continued to expand, everyone from brides and grooms to the region’s top event planners are finding they have an embarrassment of riches at their fingertips. Specifically, we seem to have new, ever-more impressive event venues popping up virtually by the week—some traditional banquet-style halls, others […]