Pickering residents are invited to share a photo of the outside of their holiday-decorated home or business for a chance to win a prize!

Submissions must be located in Pickering to qualify. Photos submitted are automatically entered into our online poll and will be included in our online neighbourhood light video.

For more details, click:  LIGHTS

Fermo’s desk:

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Source: Reg R.

Little ones with bedtime troubles?

Promise them a story reading may be your answer. We have children book writers with kids and grandkids of their own, so their storybooks are tested and guaranteed to put the most energetic of young ones de-energized and dozing off…fast!

Click on the tree to view the list of books written for little kids, time-tested and field-tested. They will work for you. In no time, ZZZ zzzz zzzz !

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