Top 5 Festivals and Events to Look Out for When in Ontario
Ontario is one of the most diverse cities globally, with people from different countries trooping in and out to enjoy their festivals, the beautiful landscapes, and picturesque countryside.
With medical cannabis and CBD-related products legal in Canada and a host of entertaining festivals, it is little wonder why it is a hot spot all summer for visitors from all backgrounds. Here are five festivals to look out for when in Ontario:
Ottawa Tulip Festivals
Financial Impact of Vaping
The number of people who vape or inhale the vapor from vaping devices has increased substantially from roughly 7 million (2011) to 41 million (2018). It represents a roughly seven-fold rise. Bargain E-Juice recommends that the use of vape devices is also associated with certain illnesses. Some experts believe that it is highly addictive because it contains nicotine like a typical cigarette.
Aside from health concerns, vape also have a financial impact. The following are some of the potential financial consequences of vaping.
People who smoke pay …Read More
Netflix-for-Sleep Created to Help You Get a Good Rest
One of the most important aspects of maintaining a healthy immune system is getting a good night’s sleep.
Insufficient sleep can be caused by various factors, ranging from a distracted mind to chronic stress. Restflix, the streaming platform created for a good rest, will help you overcome everything that’s keeping you from getting a decent night’s sleep.
Over 20 channels of this inventive Netflix-like relaxation service are programmed to ease, rest, and relieve you into a good night’s sleep. Despite the critics, Restflix has earned a five-star rating from internet critics on both mobile application stores.
Treating Your Furry Friends on National Pet Day
Since we’ve been on lockdown for over a year, even more people have adopted pets. There are many ways to celebrate pets daily, but it’s great to have a fixed day to share a picture of our pets and embrace them with other pet owners.
We enjoy every reason to lavish love on our pets, whether it’s taking a walk with them, buying a new toy for them, or just taking a drive with them.
You can even take your four-legged buddy on a much-needed vacation to a pet-friendly hotel! Many chains worldwide welcome pets with open arms, encouraging travelers to discover new cities with their pets.
Visit the local park and spend …
Man Found Shocking Family Facts after DNA Test
A few years ago, one man was entirely dedicated to researching his father’s side of the family’s genealogy. To continue his journey, he traveled to his paternal grandfather’s native country in Europe. He found a lot of distant relatives while he was there.
During his stay, he and one of his cousins did their own DNA tests. At first, he didn’t tell his cousin about the outcome. When they showed each other the results, the cousin’s result revealed 50% of the father’s ancestry. In contrast, his DNA revealed no relation between them.
Since then, he has shunned the family, alleging that some were aware of the situation…
After ISIS’ Terrors, The Mosul Cultural Museum Begins Rising
ISIS’s extremist forces waged for total dominance of the city for three years. Most of the ancient artifacts in the Mosul Cultural Museum had been demolished or stolen by the time Iraqi government forces liberated Mosul in July 2017.
An international alliance was rapidly formed to save what was left, with experts from the many institutions coordinating the effort. The project has now moved on to the second phase, which involves attempting to restore the 1970s-era structure.
The majority of the broken antiquities are still in inventory, pending restoration. Even though this may seem to be a minor victory in the Mosul war’s…
The Atlanta High Museum Has Received Gifts from Self-Taught Artists
Harvie and Charles Abney, a local art collector couple, have donated 47 paintings, sketches, and statues by traditional and self-taught Southern artists to the High Museum of Art in Atlanta.
The gift included 17 works from Nellie Mae Rowe, an African American artist, noted for her bright, colorful drawings and decorative designs.
According to a museum official, the Abneys’ Rowe drawings would complement the museum’s extensive collection of the artist’s work. Over 200 of Rowe’s sketches and mixed-media works are now owned. They will be inherited by the museum, which plans to mount an exhibition of the artist’s works…
Nico Williams’s Tribute to Children Dealing with Illnesses
Nico Williams, an Anishinaabe sculptor, was approached by the SickKids Foundation with a difficult yet unique proposal.
The idea was to turn thousands of beads gathered by the foundation into a piece of art honoring the bravery of children with life-threatening illnesses who had passed through its doors.
The Monument to the Brave, a beautiful portrait of courage, is now complete and ready to be installed in a SickKids facility in Toronto. The Monument to the Brave is made up of 250,000 multicolored beads in total. Williams said that he had never sewn or beaded something so massive before.
Williams, from the Aamjiwnaang…
The World’s Largest Collection of Inuit Art
On March 27, the Winnipeg Art Gallery will open its Qaumajuq center to the public. It’s a $52.4 million addition to the firm’s downtown headquarters that includes a stunning exhibition of Inuit art.
According to the gallery’s director, Stephen Borys, the new section of the museum is meant to honor Inuit art while also acknowledging the colonial history and moving forward in the atmosphere of reconciliation and integration.
The center, whose name translates to “brightness” in Inuktitut, houses over 10,000 Inuit pieces from the WAG’s collection that had previously been overlooked and confined in storage.
Toronto’s Contact Photography Festival Expands Exhibition Area
In May, the Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival will celebrate its 25th anniversary in Toronto. Over the years, the festival has benefited tens of thousands of artists. It even set a new record of 1.4 million visitors two years ago.
Although the pandemic had a significant effect on last year’s festival, it went on as planned, with most of the events taking place online. Only about a third of the 186 activities took place in the real world.
Darcy Killeen, the festival’s executive director, said the festival’s appeal is its diversity and inclusiveness. The festival’s goal is to demonstrate that everyone can put on …