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Beep! Why You Need to Self Edit

Author Brian Francis, alongside Doubleday Canada senior editor, Nita Pronovost, will present Editing 101 on Saturday, February 23. It’s an intensive one-day workshop that focuses on the fundamentals of self editing your fiction writing, including tips on dialogue and structure, improving a reader’s response to your work and how to take your manuscript to the next level.

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Learn to Skate Quick Tip: Falling

Everyone falls from time to time, whether you’re new to skating or have been lacing up for years! While most of us don’t like landing on the ice, knowing how to fall safely (and, of course, how to get back up) can help prevent skating injuries, especially in adults.

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Learn to Skate Quick Tip: Posture

Proper posture is the key to good balance and to staying on your feet. Shoulders back and down, feet apart, knees bent, and, above all, keep your head up! While we probably should stand like this without our skates on, most of us don’t. Paying attention to how you hold your body on the ice will improve your stride and …

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Learn To Skate Quick Tip: Lacing Up

Whether you’re new to skating or you’ve been at it for years, the way your skates fit can have a huge impact on how you move on the ice.

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Meet the Teachers: Paulina and Tim

At School Visits, we believe that learning is an ongoing form of personal growth and development that can take place beyond the classroom setting. Using our 10-acre site, our contemporary galleries, craft studios, and our theatres as well as our downtown streets, School Visits is a unique setting for dialogue, engagement and imagination. We aim to create positive experiences for …

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Courses & Workshops: Five Questions with Artist Caitlyn Chisamore

We sat down with artist Caitlyn Chisamore to chat about her art, thoughts on teaching and advice for first-time painters.

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Courses & Workshops: Five Questions with Tracey-Mae Chambers

Tracey-Mae Chambers is an emerging Métis/Ojibway artist in Dunnville, Ontario. She is an abstract artist painting in acrylics and mixed media.

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An “average” day in Outdoor Education at Harbourfront Centre

Every Spring, our School Visits team takes an outdoor perspective with the return of our ever-popular Outdoor Education programme. Featuring a combination of on land and on the water activities, roughly 3500 students got outside and enjoyed our great programmes last year!

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