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In Search of his Namesake Lake: A British adventurer had a mission in Greenstone

By Stephanie Pagnucco October 3, 2017
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What would motivate someone to travel all the way from the United Kingdom to Greenstone?  For Terry Hindson of Yorkshire, England, it was for a chance to dip his toes into “his” lake. With his wife Andrea preparing for a North American tour with her choir, Hindson decided to conduct an online search to see…

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TEN Coordinator interviewed by CBC Radio

By Stephanie Pagnucco September 18, 2017
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Karen Peacock represented Tourism Excellence North and Tourism Northern Ontario in a CBC radio interview earlier this month.   Tourism Excellence North was recently given an opportunity to speak with CBC radio. TEN’s coordinator, Karen Peacock, did an excellent job at representing TEN, and informing listeners about the program and upcoming workshops. Karen described the…

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