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Snow Removal Etiquette: Are You A Good Neighbour?

Snow Removal Etiquette: Are You A Good Neighbour?

With the first big snowfall behind us, many residents have already dusted off their shovels, scoops and snow blowers.  While the City clears municipal roads and sidewalks, city residents still bear the weight of clearing private property.  Here are some tips to help you be safe and effective: Be prepared: Citizens should ensure you are

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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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Dr. Terry’s Zoo

Winter has arrived with the threat of frostbite and hypothermia.  Our client Tim arrived for his dog’s morning appointment with a stray cat in tow.  Upon starting his truck a large cry alerted Tim to the cats presence underneath the hood.  This feline had escaped harm from the trucks engine but not from the ravages

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Why is Grooming Your Dog in the Winter Vitally Important?

Many are under the misconception that a longer coat in the winter is better to keep our furry friends warm, after all we wear warmer clothes in the winter, right? WRONG! Nothing could be further from the truth, in fact, dogs need more grooming attention in the winter. When grooming is ignored, the skin becomes

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Winter Dry Skin Rescue Remedies

No question about it, winter is hard on the skin. Along with the colder weather comes dry, itchy skin. Here’s a few simple ideas that will soothe your skin this winter. Warm Not Hot: A hot shower might feel nice, but it’s brutal on the skin, turn the water to warm and notice a difference

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PolarFest Snowman Challenge

2nd Annual PolarFest Snowman Building Contest! If you think you can build the best snowman in Selwyn Township, then we have a contest for you! Make sure your snowman is ready for PolarFest weekend, February 2, 3 & 4, 2018. Take a picture of your awesome snowman and upload to Facebook, be sure to tag @PolarFest –

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Winter Vacationing in Cottage Country

A cottage country winter has just as much to offer visiting vacationers as the warmer months. But how do you know you’re getting what you pay for when you book a rental cottage? As a vacationer, overzealous descriptions can seem too good to be true. As an owner, how does one know that their property

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Winter Maintenance at the Cottage

A trip to cottage country is always time well spent and it’s always a good idea to check in through the winter, to make sure everything is OK. Certain items should be on your things to do list before getting on the road. • Make sure you have the keys!!! • A snow rake and

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