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A collection of our stories from the BOQ

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From Dreaming to Doing

From Dreaming to Doing Dream, believe, achieve—these five Bay of Quinte entrepreneurial spirits have done all three. This group inspires us with their journeys from dreaming to doing, sharing a little insight into the how

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United Way HPE: Why Get Involved?

Tim Bannon’s involvement with United Way Hastings & Prince Edward began about 40 years ago when he first moved to the area and became a participant in one of their workplace payroll deduction campaigns. Since then, that role has evolved from monetary donations to active volunteerism, including a two-year stint as the organization’s Board of Director’s Chairperson. We recently chatted with Tim about what the United Way means to him.

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United Way Hastings & Prince Edward: Community Impact

Nearly everyone recognizes the United Way brand. An international organization, it’s operated here since 1958, with franchises in various communities right across the country steadfastly providing much-needed support to local causes. But how much about this important group’s good work do we really know? We recently chatted with United Way Hastings & Prince Edward’s executive director Brandi Hodge to get the details.

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A Guide to Biking the Batawa Trails

The bike trails at Batawa Ski Hill offer a wide variety of terrain for riders of any age and skill level. The key to a rewarding bike ride is choosing something within your ability that offers fun challenges but not too beyond your comfort zone.

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Oh Snap!

Oh Snap! Can you believe that these incredible images were captured by students ages 7 to 14? It goes to show that the BoQ is full of budding talents—and a few of them sound beyond

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It’s Kind of a Big Deal

Big things are happening in the Bay of Quinte. The region has long been an attractive destination to live, work and play. Now the interconnected communities are kicking it up a notch for residents and visitors looking for one-of-a-kind experiences. Here’s the proof!

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Let’s see what we got!

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The Bay of Quinte RMB Land Acknowledgement

The Bay of Quinte Regional Marketing Board is committed to acknowledging, appreciating and understanding the Indigenous peoples’ historic connection to this land and to raising awareness by building relationships in collaboration with Indigenous partners and communities. 

We recognize and acknowledge that we are living and working on the traditional territory of the Wendat, Mississauga, Anishinaabeg and Haudenosaunee which includes the Kenhtè:ke Kanyen’kehá:ka (Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte) with whom we work in direct partnership with. 

This partnership focuses on the common goal of celebrating the region with the Kenhtè:ke Kanyen’kehá:ka who are equal partners within the organization and at the Board of Directors table contributing to the mandate and operations.

This mandate includes listening to, learning from, and collaborating with the Kenhtè:ke Kanyen’kehá:ka and actively incorporating their culture and heritage into the practice of responsible destination marketing and management of the region.

We understand that this land acknowledgement is only a small step towards the larger process of reparations and reconciliation.

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