Slowing Down As The Seasons Change

There is no more beautiful place that I know of in autumn than the Kawarthas and its surrounding area. The beauty of change is all around in the colourful display of nature as the seasons transition from summer and fall to winter.  Rich reds, oranges, and golds accompany the bounty and plenty that we celebrated



KIA’S New Forte Sophisticated & Sporty

With its sleek and stylish new design, the 2017 Kia Forte sedan offers a spacious, modern cabin which allows plenty of room to stretch out in. With subtle visual changes and a host of advanced convenience and driver-assistance features, the Forte boasts a new 2.0-litre 4-cylinder powertrain which has been engineered for improved fuel economy



Peterborough Chamber – Celebrating Business Excellence

Peterborough’s Chamber of Commerce continues to provide exceptional business support for our community, setting high standards not only here in Peterborough but across the country as well. This year at the annual general meeting of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Regina, Peterborough’s own Sandra Dueck, policy and communications specialist for our Chamber, was awarded

Connection Kids


Let It Snow

Oh, the weather outside is frightful, But the fire is so delightful, And since we’ve no place to go, Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow. It doesn’t show signs of stopping, And I brought some corn for popping; The lights are turned way down low, Let it snow, let it snow, let

Pets & Vets


Dr. Terry’s Zoo

With the holidays approaching it’s a season for giving and gratitude. Last fall the time had arrived to hang the outdoor Christmas lights so I corralled the canine Buddies into the house with our six indoor cats. An hour into the task Chili Pepper and Amigo Habernero made an appearance at the gate.  As the



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



The Academy Theatre for Performing Arts

The Academy Theatre for Performing Arts was built in the spring of 1892 and opened its doors to the public in 1893. At that time, it was billed as the most technically perfect theatre in Canada and was known as the Academy of Music. Made to seat 900 people, it had one balcony, one dress



Five Ways To Help Carole’s Mission

A network of dedicated volunteers are spreading the word across the country in support of “Carole’s Mission” for 2016 and they are inviting you to join them. Carole Courneyea was a nursing student with a passionate vision to work in the medical flight environment. Sadly, Carole – who cherished life and was an avid volunteer

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