Monthly Archives: August 2015

No Will? That is a Problem.

No Will? That is a Problem.

Susan died in late July.  She was 45 years old and had been my client since she was 20.  I got a call from a funeral home, which needed authority to release her body from the hospital.   Susan had been badly injured in an accident when she was 20 and came to me to

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NEW LoveLocal Business Expo in Peterborough Sept 9th

The Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce’s NEW LoveLocal Business Expo is fast approaching. The expo will be held on September 9th, 2015, at the Morrow Building and will feature more than 110 exhibitors from across the city and county. Comprised of members of the Peterborough Chamber of Commerce, the event features unique and cutting edge

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Stopping and Steering are Keys to Driving Safe

With millions of cars and light trucks crowding our roads, your safety and that of others is at risk when your vehicle isn’t stopping and steering at its best. Reducing your vehicle’s stopping distance by just an inch or so could make the difference between a minor scare and a major fender bender or worse.

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Seeking public input on whether or not to allow in-water boathouses in North Kawartha

We would like to make our members aware of a Special Meeting of Council being held by the Township of North Kawartha, for the purpose of seeking public input on whether or not to allow in-water boathouses in North Kawartha. The meeting is taking place on Saturday, August 29th from 9:30 am-11 am at the North Kawartha Community Centre

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Our Mind at Work

Practicing gratitude, being mindful, and noticing the good in the present, is a practice and perspective that can transform not only your personal life but your work life as well. Many of us leave our homes to travel to work. Taking a bus or train is an opportunity to just sit and watch and breathe.

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Ontario’s Marketing Program Boosts Tourism

Support Helps Ontario Tourism Operators Generate More Visits and Spending TORONTO, Aug. 26, 2015 /CNW/ – The Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation (OTMPC) is recognizing the importance of tourism industry operators by providing $1.2 million to support thirteen marketing campaigns representing eight regions across Ontario. The Tourism Industry Partners Program (TIPP) works with consortiums in

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THOSE WERE THE DAYS “Home Sweet Home”

My father gave me sage advice just before I got married, “Never pay more in rent or mortgage per month than you make in a week.” I was earning $38.50 a week in 1954 and we paid $50.00 a month for a one bedroom apartment, learning very soon I should have heeded my Dad’s warning

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Flag Etiquette in Canada

Over the past 12 years that we have been manufacturing flagpoles we have often been asked about flag etiquette.  Flags are symbols that identify people belonging to a group so by displaying the National Flag of Canada we are displaying our pride for being a Canadian.  Although the manner in which our flags in Canada

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