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How to Network Effectively

How to Network Effectively

A Chamber Membership can provide many things – marketing opportunities, savings and discounts, a voice to influence policy, consumer credibility, and much more. Perhaps one of the most common reasons for a business, or individual, to join a Chamber of Commerce is to network with the local business community. Meeting potential clients, partners, and sponsors,

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Celebrating the Business of Excellence

The 14th Annual Peterborough Business Excellence Awards is our way to publicly recognize and honour local businesses that have demonstrated a passion for excellence during the national, Small Business Week. This year the chamber is taking the show to Showplace performance Centre. “The Trentwinds experienced a significant flood, and thus will be undergoing some big

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HitcHinge Dock Couplers Making Dock Removal a Breeze

It’s that time of year again, the season where all cottagers being to plan for the coming cold weather. Taking the dock out, or getting it ready for the passage of winter is always high on the list of things to accomplish before the water is too cold. It can be a time consuming and

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Hunting for a Dream Home in Ontario Cottage Country?

Hunt4Dreams Brokers Tom & Wendy Hunt Featured on the Cover of the current Issue of Cottage Country Connection Magazine. Tom and Wendy have written numerous articles in Cottage Country – Click the Link to Read Now & Enjoy!

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Voluntary Disclosures Program

We all make mistakes, but we don’t all get a chance to fix them before it’s too late. What if you suddenly realize that you made a mistake on your tax return? The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has a method for taxpayers to correct a previous tax filing or reveal information not previously provided in

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Second Location for Lockside Trading Company

Lockside Trading Company has opened their second location at 183 Highland Street in downtown Haliburton! Just as exceptional as its original location that is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year and is a multi-award winning retailer. Lockside’s original location in Young’s Point, in the heart of the Kawartha Lakes at Lock #27 where the Trent-Severn

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Front & Centre Making A Grand Entrance

When photographing the Rapin’s home, the first order of business was to be invited to relax in their front sunroom space. The Rapin’s beautiful sunroom was photographed as part of Lifestyle Home Products’ 150th Great Canadian Sunroom Celebration. Below, Eckhart and Doris Rapin hold up Canada pillows. When Doris and Eckhart Rapin thought about a

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7 Reasons to Shop at the Peterborough Farmer’s Market

Summer is in full swing and the September harvest is fast approaching at the Peterborough Farmers Market. The August and September markets will be bursting with all of the produce Ontario has to offer, as well as a large percentage of locally grown items. If you are not familiar with the farmer’s market here are

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