Monthly Archives: July 2016

Glow Bugs

Glow Bugs

Our yard is sparkling with glow bugs these last few weeks. It is magical looking, and our kids think the sparkling bugs are mysterious and enchanting. To make your own little glow bugs it is simple, and they will glow through the night. You will need some plastic Easter eggs (the kind that pop apart

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Kia’s Green Light Project Breaks New Ground!

The Green Light Project, Kia’s global corporate social responsibility program, continues to spread hope to communities in Africa. To further their goal of improving social mobility and promoting self-sufficiency in disadvantaged regions, Kia is breaking ground on a brand new program. Their newest initiative comes in the form of community-run auto mechanic training centres designed

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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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Hobart’s Steakhouse

The Original Hobart’s Steakhouse in Lindsay opened in April of 2000 when the founders Ken Found and Frank Peters built the premises around an original antique bar from the 1890s. The restaurant is named for Hobart Peters, Ph.D., whose passion for the best beef cattle production inspired the owners to strive for excellence in their

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A Pest Free Summer is a Carefree Summer

One of the inevitable consequences of living or playing in cottage country is, of course, pests – and we’re not talking about your neighbour’s noisy teenager! We are referring to the kind of pest that is generally furry or is scurrying around on the floor. We are fortunate to have an abundance of beautiful creatures

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Introducing Lakeshore Designs’ New Furniture & Accessory Store

Angela Jones is passionate about helping clients create their own distinctive living space, and until now has been offering premier design services to clients in Peterborough and the Kawarthas out of her downtown store. Lakeshore Designs is growing and expanding, and, in order to provide clients with the optimum shopping experience, Angela has opened a

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Rice Lake for Fishing

Rice Lake is one of the southernmost bodies of water in the series of lakes included in the Trent River system. It is also one of the most picturesque areas in the Kawarthas and a popular year-round destination for tourists and locals alike. It’s only an hour and a half from Toronto and less than

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Canada Pension Plan

The federal government has proposed enhancements to the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) that appear to have addressed the provincial government’s concerns about the retirement savings of Ontarians. If the CPP changes are ratified on July 15th, the proposed Ontario Retirement Pension Plan (ORPP) will be scrapped. Most businesses and taxpayers will be relieved that this

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