Understanding Reiki…

Reiki is a holistic healing therapy which originated in Japan in the 1920s. Rei can be translated as soul or spirit or wisdom and Ki is translated as universal life force energy which is the same energy referred to as Chi in China or Prana in India. Everyone has a life force flowing through them,



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 of Commerce Announces 2016 Business Citizen of the Year Recipient

The 13th Annual Business Excellence Awards ceremony, presented by the Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by Bell, took place on October 19, 2016 at the Trentwinds. Designed to publicly recognize and honour local businesses who have demonstrated a passion for excellence, the Chamber announced its annual Business Citizen of the Year recipient at

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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


Dr. Terry’s Zoo

That famous Four Seasons song “See You in September” brings to memory one of my favorite felines – Mandy cat! Mandy, a Himalayan, appeared on a midnight emergency one September night with a history of having ingested a fish hook. An X-ray showed proof positive that our little patient had taken the bait. I successfully



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



THOSE WERE THE DAYS – A Difficult Question

Last month we had the pleasure of visiting relatives in Windsor. As the sun began to fade and we sat around the patio digesting our hamburgers and potato salad someone asked during the conversation, “Who do you think was the greatest person to ever live – other than biblical?” When we all put our minds

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