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young boy on dock

Summertime Projects

Summertime Projects

My idea of coming to the cottage is to relax and not have to work the entire time. My guess is that your thoughts are similar. Do yourself a favour, hire qualified contractors for the larger jobs such as a new roof, windows or siding.  Some of you are talented enough to do the big

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One of the Longest Running Family Owned & Operated Appliance & Electronics Retailers in Canada Kennedy’s (Earl Kennedy Electric LTD) started in 1932 with its founder Earl Kennedy who repaired radios in Lindsay, Ontario. Earl and his wife, Muriel who managed the office worked hard to build their store through difficult times during the war.

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Dave Finn and family

Let’s Go Golfing

Summer is the ideal time to start a new tradition. I know many cottagers who eagerly await their annual family golf tournament. It’s a game for all ages and a passion everyone can share. Within our region, there are over 85 golf courses to suit every level of skill, and many are quite affordable in comparison to

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What’s in a Dock?

When I write, I like to sit with a cup of coffee and quietly wait for visions of the lake to inspire me. I always close my eyes and think of myself sitting by the water, breathing in the fresh summer air. This time around, I wanted to write about community and how lake life

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Little boy is fishing at sunset on the lake

Rest, Relax & Re-Charge: You Have to Plan for It

Discovering Cottage Country Numerous cottage country communities are preparing to usher in yet another great season for visitors here in beautiful Central Ontario. Thousands travel to Cottage Country each year for precious moments spent with family and friends, revelling in the sound of the call of the loons, fishing, hunting, hiking and camping… the crackling

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Family Day Events

We hope you all enjoy Family Day with family and friends. Here are some activities to help! Ontario Family Fishing Event ALL WEEKEND Ontario Family Fishing Events is a province-wide opportunity for Canadian residents to fish Ontario waters without the otherwise mandatory fishing version outdoors card. Family Day Weekend at Harley Farms Cross Country Skating Trail

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Selwyn Heritage Day

Saturday, February 24th, 2018 From 10:00am to 3:00pm In the Niels Pind Room, Lakefield-Smith Community Centre During the week of February 19, 2018, the National Trust for Canada encourages Canadians to celebrate Heritage Day 2018 and its theme: Heritage Stands the Test of Time. There is so much to celebrate: our collective history, special places

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Snow Sculpting Tips

Family FrostFest February 18, 2018 10:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. Lock 32 Swing Bridge Park, Bobcaygeon By February, Canadians can be forgiven for beginning to run out of ideas to make it through the winter in fine, optimistic True North Strong & Free style. But wait – your front yard needs a little embellishing and that’s

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