Monthly Archives: June 2017

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Tips on Hiking in Cottage Country

Tips on Hiking in Cottage Country

One of the best ways to get out to see our beautiful cottage country is to go for a hike on any of the numerous hiking and walking trails in the area. In addition to being a great physical work out, hiking can be a perfect stress reliever, and can recharge the spirit as well.

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Canada 150 Event Celebrations in Cottage Country

APSLEY  ~  July 1st 4pm – Canada Day Parade and Celebration Starts at Apsley Public school – runs along Burleigh Street BANCROFT  ~  July 1st Canada Day Celebrations – Fireworks to take place at Dusk – York River Millennium Park BOBCAYGEON  ~  July 1st 10am – Canada Day Family events, magic show, fireworks

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Buying vs. Leasing in 2017

Now that you’ve decided it’s time for a new vehicle, should you buy or lease?  Well, firstly, what is a lease?  A lease is just another type of financing to facilitate a customer’s purchase of their vehicle. Leasing can be compared to “renting” because the customer only pays for the time the vehicle is used

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1967 in Peterborough Ontario

The year was 1967 and the country was gripped in centennial fever.  Across the country, communities unveiled a wide variety of legacy projects, undertaken to celebrate our nation’s heritage.  The Peterborough area saw three exciting projects constructed:  in Peterborough’s Little Lake, the newly-built Centennial Fountain pumped water to a staggering 250 ft height when it

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What is The Emotion Code and how can it benefit you?

In the same way that the effects of the wind are felt rather than seen, trapped emotions are invisible, yet can exert a powerful influence upon you. Whether through trauma or holding on to negative emotions for long periods of time, trapped emotions can cause you to make the wrong assumptions, overreact to innocent remarks,

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Pigeon Lake Home of Emily Provincial Park

Pigeon Lake is on the Trent Severn Waterway just west of the County of Peterborough and entirely within the City of Kawartha Lakes.  It is a large lake, covering 13,200 acres.  It is known for excellent bass, walleye and muskellunge fishing. Pigeon Lake is shallow with an average depth of 3 meters and is 15

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Summer Outdoor Programs

There’s a lot to be said for keeping healthy with regular exercise and physical activities. Now that the summer weather is here, the Community Care Health & Care Network are pleased to offer indoor and outdoor opportunities for local residents to participate in programs designed to provide exercise and social encounters. Nordic Pole Walking Community

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Relocation and Repatriation

Many of us feel that we’re really good at something – anything from something simple to something far more complex.  Transporting an individual who is seriously ill, bedridden at home or in long term care is in a category all its own – a complex and a daunting undertaking.    “Most of us think of

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