Posted on Thursday, April 06, 2023 09:05 AM
On a familiarization tour hosted by Film Durham for film industry professionals, we asked local arts and culture specialist Will McGuirk to attend and share with us what he learned on this daylong tour of Durham’s film industry.
Private, public, farmland and factory, historic and state-of-the-art; when it comes to film locations Durham Region has it all covered.
Parkwood National Historic Site, the family home of General Motors Canada founder Colonel ‘Sam’ McLaughlin, is featured in a...
Posted on Thursday, March 30, 2023 10:42 AM
By: Will McGuirk
An emigrant leaves much behind but not the taste for one’s own culinary culture. For Gilles Tchianga, founder of Taltis Foods in Ajax and Oshawa, it was the homesickness for dishes of his native country, Cameroon, that led him to open his own manufacturing company offering unique authentic African cuisine.
“I left my home country, Cameroon, many years ago after I completed my high school diploma,” says Tchianga, “to pursue my university studies at the University of Milan. I later...
Posted on Thursday, March 23, 2023 01:20 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Region of Durham’s Economic Development and Tourism Division (Invest Durham), in collaboration with the Township of Scugog, is excited to announce that the North American manufacturing company, Tessera Group Inc. (Tessera Group), will be building its new corporate home in north Durham.
Tessera Group has purchased the property at 181 North Port Road in the Township of Scugog with plans to build the company’s new corporate headquarters building—combining its various locations...
Posted on Tuesday, March 21, 2023 03:10 PM
Whitby, Ontario – The Durham Region Film Commission (Film Durham) is hosting their annual Film and Television Industry Career Fair for students and adults seeking a career in this exciting industry. With new film studios opening across Canada and the Greater Toronto Area, film and television production is rising at an extraordinary rate, providing high-quality job opportunities in Durham Region and beyond.
What: Attendees will have the opportunity to meet industry professionals; visit interactive...
Posted on Monday, March 13, 2023 01:09 PM
By Jennifer Foden
If you’re looking to give your home a facelift then look no further than these Durham Region businesses.Mango Reclaimed
Melanie Curley’s journey to become the owner of Mango Reclaimed and Mango Paint, a vintage furniture studio and paint line, started with something tragic: her husband passed away. Melanie, who was pregnant at the time, left her job, sold her house in Toronto and returned back to Durham Region where her support network was. “I realized once my son was born that I...