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One Call to HELP with that “What if”

One Call to HELP with that “What if”

There has been no shortage of media coverage concerning the plight of Canadian travelers stranded in other parts of the world with either illness or injury. Unless you’ve gone through the experience, you can’t possibly imagine how overwhelming these situations can be. The challenges run anywhere from enduring the complications of language barriers to financial

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Searching for the Perfect Piece of Land for Your New Getaway?

Marshall Homes offers tips to help you find your cottage country retreat. If you’re planning to build in the Kawarthas, selecting the right cottage property is vital to ensure the successful outcome of your project. For most, the dream of owning a cottage is as much about your surroundings as the cottage itself. A spot

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How to Help and Handle an Injured Turtle

From the Ontario Turtle Conservation Center 1. Carefully place the injured animal in a well-ventilated plastic container with a secure lid (turtles can climb!). 2. Most turtles can be picked up carefully with two hands. When handling snapping turtles keep a safe distance from their head as they will snap at you if they feel

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Angels of Flight Celebrating 30 Years of Success…

Each of us will have a different perspective for defining success.  For some it means acquiring financial security or perhaps performance recognition or achieving academic excellence. There are commonalities that contribute to these successes including dedication, determination, commitment and collaboration.  In the world of healthcare the responsibility for someone’s care encompasses all of these virtues

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Facts About Turtles

Living in the Country we are blessed with an abundance of wildlife. One of my fondest childhood memories was our driveway full of snapping turtles nesting. Even better was when they hatched, we would run around with a bucket trying to catch the baby turtles and bring them down to the water to watch them

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Can You Afford a Lawyer?

Lawyers traditionally bill for their work by time with an hourly rate that  may frighten you away.  The hourly rate includes the lawyer’s office overhead, which can be where over half of the fee goes.  That is no comfort if you can not afford the rate quoted.  More senior lawyers have higher hourly rates which

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Volunteering A Valuable Experience

Donating your time to a cause you are passionate about can be very rewarding, but it is often difficult to find the time. When life gets busy, it’s easy to push the thought of volunteering out of your mind. Many local not-for-profit organizations rely on volunteers to provide guidance and assistance with day-to-day operations. The

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So You Want To Start A Business

You have an idea, a talent, an itch to be an entrepreneur. How do you make it a reality? There are many books written on the subject and your friends have lots of opinions, but where you really should start is with a free meeting with an expert. There are three main options in Peterborough:

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