PGA TOUR Canada announces 2014 schedule

PGA Tour Canada – December 12, 2013

Schedule expands from nine to 12 events, will run from May to September

(December 12, 2013 – Oakville, ON and Ponte Vedra Beach, FL) – PGA TOUR Canada’s second season will include 12 $150,000 events in 2014, with the race for Tour status for The Five going coast-to-coast from May to September.

The season will begin with the PC Financial Open, a new event May 26th to June 1st at Point Grey Golf and Country Club in Vancouver, British Columbia and conclude at the TOUR Championship of Canada presented by Freedom 55 Financial September 8th to 15th at Sunningdale Golf & Country Club in London, Ontario. -to read more>

Creative Gift Show and Sale Coming to Gananoque

Intuitive Art by Pat Butchart

Intuitive Art by Pat Butchart

by Lorraine Payette, written December 10, 2013

With the holidays fast approaching, local artists are bringing out their best. Instead of the usual boring items from chain and department stores, why not try giving your loved ones something unique? – to read more>

PGA TOUR Canada announces PC Financial Open for 2014 in Vancouver

PGA Tour Canada – December 11, 2013

Point Grey Golf and Country Club to host season-opening PGA TOUR Canada event

(December 11, 2013 – Vancouver, BC) – PGA TOUR Canada will be coming to Vancouver in 2014 with the PC Financial® Open, it was announced Thursday. The PC Financial Open will be the first event of the 2014 PGA TOUR Canada season, taking place May 26th to June 1st at Point Grey Golf and Country Club.

“Adding the PC Financial Open as our first event of the season is very exciting, and we’re thrilled to be adding a PGA TOUR Canada event in Vancouver,” said PGA TOUR Canada President Jeff Monday. “Sports fans in Vancouver will have the opportunity to watch some great golf as our players compete on the superb Point Grey golf course as they begin their quest to be one of The Five that earn Tour status. PC Financial’s support of this tournament, along with the other events they are involved with, is indicative of their goal to provide opportunity for people to succeed.” – to read more>

Gananoque’s Santa Claus Parade Marches in the Season

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Faces in he Crowd

by Lorraine Payette, written December 7, 2013

(GANANOQUE, ON) The early snow lent a perfect backdrop on November 30 as Gananoque held its annual Santa Claus parade down King Street East. Six blocks of carollers, floats, bands and marchers lit up the night, as hundreds of people gathered to cheer them on. Free hot chocolate was handed out to by-standers, and Santa and two of his reindeer took time after the parade to meet with local children. This was on the heels of a successful teddy bear toss held by the Gananoque Jr. B Islanders, in partnership with the Gananoque BIA and Big Bass Challenge. A first annual event, it was designed to benefit many local children. – to read more>

PGA TOUR Canada announces 2014 Qualifying School dates and sites

by PGA Tour Canada – December 5, 2013

Qualifying tournaments to take place in California, Florida and British Columbia

(December 5, 2014 – Oakville, On and Ponte Vedra, FL) – PGA TOUR Canada Qualifying School will take place at three separate sites next spring, heading to Oak Valley Golf Club in Beaumont, California April 7-11, the Jack Nicklaus Signature Course at Reunion Resort and Club in Kissimmee, Florida April 14-18 and Crown Isle Resort and Golf Community in Courtenay, British Columbia May 5-9. – to read more>

Liberal Energy Policy Punishes Consumers, Kills Jobs: Clark

by Michael Jiggins, Executive Assistant to Steve Clark, MPP, Leeds-Grenville, written December 3, 2013

(QUEEN’S PARK) – On a day when Ontarians learned they will pay even more for the Liberal government’s mismanagement of the energy sector through higher hydro bills and more job losses, MPP Steve Clark stood up on behalf of Leeds-Grenville residents to say enough is enough.

In a Member’s Statement at Queen’s Park on Monday, December 2, Clark blasted Energy Minister Bob Chiarelli and Hydro One, calling on them to implement immediate changes in policy to put residential and business customers ahead of special interests. – to read more>