Tag Archives: Haliburton

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What’s In A (Place) Name?

What’s In A (Place) Name?

Have you ever wondered about the source of a lake, township, or community name? Origins of place names can be obvious, less obvious, obscure, or unknown. Their sources may be descriptive, based on natural or man-made features, or may derive from the names of landowners and prominent citizens, other towns or cities, indigenous words or

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The One Hundredth Year

It is July 14, 2013, I’m an ocean away from home, surrounded by people I’ve only met a few days ago – and I am in tears. The cemetery in which we are standing is lovely, so calm and peaceful, spiritually tranquil. A soft breeze causes the small paper Canadian flag to flutter in my

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Lockside Trading Your One Stop Shop All Year Round

Lockside Trading Company is about more than just shopping. One of the most popular year-round destinations in Cottage Country since 1987, it is a way of life – the place where friends and family meet. Lockside has two locations! The original location in Young’s Point is in the heart of the Kawartha Lakes at Lock

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Stretch Three Seasons to Four with British Empire Fuels

This time of year many people begin the slow process of packing up the cottage to ready it for winter. The days and nights are getting cooler as fall shifts to winter. Wouldn’t it be lovely if you could enjoy the cottage longer, and make it more comfortable throughout the year? British Empire Fuels doesn’t

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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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Elote Mexican Street Corn

Elote Mexican Street Corn

This easy to make corn on the cob recipe will become a summer favourite. Grilled corn slathered in a tangy, garlicky mayo then rolled in cheese, cilantro and ancho powder – What’s not to love about Elote! Ingredients 4 ears of corn, shucked For the sauce: ¼ of a cup of mayonnaise ¼ of a cup of sour

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Memories are Made at the Lindsay Exhibition

The 164th Lindsay Exhibition (LEX) occurs September 19th to 23rd, 2018. The LEX is the 4th Largest Agricultural Fair in Ontario with over 45,000 people attending each year.  The signature attraction at the 2018 LEX is The SkyHawks – the parachute demonstration team from the Canadian Forces, who will be jumping each day at 3:00pm. 

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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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