J.D. Power Ranks KIA Motors Highest for Initial Quality!

• Kia is the first non-premium brand to top the Initial Quality Study rankings in 27 years • Sportage and Soul recognised as ‘Best in Segment’; three additional models ranked among the top three in their respective categories KIA Motors reached historic new heights in June when J.D. Power recognised the brand as the highest


Connection Kids

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Employment Standards Act, Part I

As a society we have developed laws and rules which are generally designed to address fairness and safety. All of the rules involving paying your employees in Ontario can be found in the Employment Standards Act (ESA) which is managed and enforced by the Ministry of Labour. As an employer you are expected to be

Pets & Vets


So You & Your Dog are Moving…

Hey, neighbour! I’m Scooter! I’m  the new dog on the block and I’m so excited! Can you tell? Hey, is this your yard—wow it’s so much bigger than mine. Do you mind if I dig a little? Oh, I really shouldn’t, but– wait, what. Did you see that rabbit? He’s not yours, is he? What



A Bit of Golf History

On the Eastern Coast of Scotland in the Kingdom of Fife, during the 15th Century, a primitive game had begun to be played in which participants would use a stick or a club to hit a pebble around a natural course, often on sand dunes. These were the humble beginnings of the modern game of


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Fall Fairs

September 21 – 25 2016 Lindsay Exhibition Lindsay Central Exhibition Fairgrounds, 354 Angeline St. South, Lindsay September 23-24 2016 Huntsville Fall Fair 407 Muskoka Rd. 2 September 23-25 2016 Roseneath Fair Roseneath Fairgrounds, 9109 County Road 45, Roseneath September 29 – October 1 2016 Bobcaygeon Fall Fair Bobcaygeon Fairgrounds, 47 Mansfield St., Bobcaygeon October



MARK’S – A Brand That Strives For WOW!

In 1989, Grant Murray and Lucie Laplante arrived in Peterborough to take over the Mark’s Work Wearhouse store that had then just moved to Lansdowne St. W. They were continuing a family tradition; Grant’s parents Wallace and Marie were original partners of Mark, who expanded the chain of stores to Ontario. In 2012 the store

Real Estate


Dreams of Moving from the City to the Country

Are you one of the many ‘cottagers’ who spends their weekends and holidays trying to figure out a way to be able to live here all year round? Let me assure you that you’re not alone! It’s one of the hazards of spending time in paradise. As a former downtown Toronto resident and corporate world