Monthly Archives: October 2014

Ghosts, Ghouls & Fun

Ghosts, Ghouls & Fun

Halloween is a time for children’s costumes and dressing up with traditions of parties and the door-to-door pursuit of candy.  For adults it has become a major occasion as well with parents getting costumes to join in the fun and teenagers and young adults seeing it as an occasion to let loose.  Acting wild and

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SAFETY & SAVINGS ON THE ROAD

Fall is here – time to enjoy the changes the season brings.  As your insurance broker, we are here to offer tips and information that will keep you safe and sound on the road.   Equip your vehicles with emergency roadside kits   Creating a simple emergency kit for your vehicles is easy. A basic

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News From The Station

SEAT BELT CAMPAIGN: September 24th to October 10th is the annual fall seat belt campaign. The O.P.P will be out on the roads watching for motorists/passengers that are not buckled up! Seat belts save lives, so buckle up!   LOCK IT OR LOSE IT: The SECP team will be conducting a Lock it or Lose

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Taking Care of your Body & Mind

We all know that exercise is good for our bodies, but we sometimes forget the benefits that physical activity can have on our mind. When we become stressed, our body may respond with an upset stomach, shaking or trembling, a headache, low appetite, and the inability to sleep.  Over a period of time these physical

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The Royal Canadian Legion

The Legion is the largest of the many Veterans Organizations in Canada with over 358,000 members. The Legion is a non-profit organization with no financial assistance from an outside agency. Since 1926 the legion aims to secure pension benefits for veterans and their families from the Federal Government. Through the annual Poppy Campaign Canadians are

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Jack O’ Lanterns

The custom of carving Jack o’ Lantern’s was brought to Canada by immigrants who transformed gourds and squash into portable lanterns decorated with fierce faces to embody souls forever lost in purgatory. They were carried and displayed about homes to ward off evil spirits and protect people from the undead in the autumn months. Contemporary

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TODAY is Municipal Elections VOTING DAY – Get out and vote!

Information below for the City of Peterborough, the municipalities of Peterborough County and the City of Kawartha Lakes. Local government affects your life more than the higher government levels, and yet people seem to know and care less about the very important people who make decisions that affect us day to day, in our communities

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How long does it take to Train a Dog?

Someone posted this question on Facebook and it caught my attention immediately. The time needed to train dogs depends on a lot of different things. It is important to realize that the training begins the moment that you get your dog or your puppy. Everything that you do with your dog or in the presence

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