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Closing the Cottage with Dave

Closing the Cottage with Dave

I hope that everyone has taken the opportunity to enjoy this beautiful summer that we have had. From what I’ve heard, the fall is also going to be nice, and long. Fall is so beautiful here in cottage country but it is also a reminder that I need to get the cottage ready for the

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Fall Decorating with Vikki

Fall decorating can be a lot of fun.  What other time of year can you confidently accent with turkeys, pumpkins, witches and crows?  Normally we remove cobwebs from our homes, not add them! Traditionally outdoor decor for October consists of straw bales, corn stalks and mums.  Consider adding in ornamental cabbage or kale for a

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Scotia Wealth Management Invites You

to attend a unique town hall event October 2 from 7-9pm (doors open at 6:30pm) Life is a journey of making the right financial choices. Scotia Wealth Management has built its reputation on discipline, consistency and transparency. True wealth management means listening to clients and their families and understanding all aspects of their wealth –

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Ensuring Your Financial Affairs Are Ready For A Worst Case Scenario

Summer is finally here and while many Canadians will make the annual sojourn up to cottage country for the season, a large number will also take to the road, air and water for trips further afar. While the focus before travel is usually on getting new clothes, arranging for pets and making sure the neighbours

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Fun on the Water

Teaching Kids to Ski – and Love It Now that I have a daughter, people ask how long we will wait to teach her to ski. The reality; there is no age limit for learning to ski, and there are great tools to teach kids as young as one year old. We waited to see

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Do You Know Your Property Boundaries?

Life is good – really good.  I have spent most of my career working in and around Ontario’s glorious cottage country.  I am an Ontario Land Surveyor. Your cottage property is your sanctuary – your paradise.  It is the place where memories are built and ties with family and friends are solidified.  But from a

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Leisure Fishing with Pro Angler Mike Williams

If you are lucky enough to get to the cottage or lake this summer, you will want to set aside some time to do some leisurely fishing. Fishing is a relaxing way to reconnect with nature, family and friends. Leave the cell phones alone for a few hours and escape the rigors of everyday life

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Protection and Avoidance of Black Flies and Ticks

Black flies are known to be prevalent from mid-May to approximately the end of June. (cold and wet can keep them here longer) Ticks, can be found in many wooded areas and are most active from approximately April to November. Here are some suggestions to help you protect yourself and avoid unwanted bites this year!

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