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College in the Community: Ralph Saint-Dic of Creative Culinary Delights

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COLLEGE IN THE COMMUNITY Creative Culinary Delights An artist comes in various forms. Some artists can impress with colourful visual depictions, while some find their forte in turning an empty dinner table into a work of art with skillfully crafted delicacies. Ralph G. Saint-Dic, a chef in the Bay of Quinte known for his culinary expertise, creates art on every plate. Chef Ralph’s Creative Culinary Delights provides catering and event planning services across the Quinte region. It is his ...

College in the Community: Victor Cooper of Eighty Twenty Studio

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COLLEGE IN THE COMMUNITY Eighty Twenty Studio A storyteller with a deft hand with cameras and an eye for visual poetry is a force to be reckoned with. Victor Cooper, Founder and Director of local company Eighty Twenty Studio, is one such storyteller who has scripted a tale of entrepreneurship and success with his genius behind the cameras. He is a Loyalist College alumnus, having graduated from the Belleville campus’s Television and New Media Production program in 2009. After ...

Adapting to COVID-19: Weddings on the Bay

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The world as we know it changed in 2020. The new normal brought as many unique opportunities as it brought challenges for small businesses, especially in Quinte’s wedding industry. The industry was booming pre-pandemic, with locals (as well as couples from urban areas) enjoying the area’s scenic beauty as the perfect backdrop for a dream wedding. With the pandemic’s restrictions on gatherings, business slowed like never before. But that did not deter the industry from exploring opportunities that helped ...

Footsteps in the Snow: From Pune, India to Belleville, Ontario

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Tanusri Pardeshi, originally from Pune, India, shares why she’s chosen to call Belleville home.

On a warm evening in late August of 2018, I had my first tryst with the Quinte region of southern Ontario. After having settled into my residence building on the Loyalist College campus in Belleville, I treated myself to a picturesque view of the sunset over my customary evening cup of tea. I had never seen maple trees before. The pale sunshine flooded through the abundant greenery, and I stood in awe of the natural beauty that welcomed me. ...

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Bay of Quinte Region is an alliance of interdependent communities, bound together by a common history, shared economy, and the water that surrounds and defines us. We hope to welcome you soon.