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Keeping Track of Your Costs

Keeping Track of Your Costs

While there are a growing number of Canadians who are opting to live on the water permanently, the majority of cottage owners still use their property for recreation purposes. In other words, this is their secondary property as opposed to a main dwelling.  The distinction between primary and secondary property is extremely important when we

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Fun on the Water

The New Watersports: Variety is the Spice of Life Summer has drawn to a close but there are still lots of weekends left to get out on the lake. Now is the time to get your maximum smiles per gallon out of the season. As a coach for multiple disciplines I am often asked what my

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Over 80 Years in the Well Drilling Business

Rural living brings with it the opportunity to have your own personal supply of fresh water, and nothing beats the taste of clean, natural groundwater. Generally, groundwater is uncontaminated since the overlying soil acts as a filter. However, for various reasons, well water can become contaminated, so it is important to be aware of all

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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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Dragon​ ​Flies and Fishing Poles

Fishing is something I grew up with. My father spent many hours teaching my brothers and I how to cast, bait a hook, take a fish off the line, where to cast to catch the “big” bass and a slew of other tips and tricks. As a child, I spent many summer days in boats,

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The Bliss of Houseboating

The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, you can hear the call of a loon in the distance – you sail the Trent Severn Waterway on a houseboat. With endless possibilities and attractions the Trent Severn offers 386 kilometers of canal, connecting Lake Ontario at Trenton to Lake Huron at Port Severn. While you travel the waterway going from lake

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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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Why A Boat Lift?

With changes in boat traffic, weather conditions and the value of boats today, protecting your investment is important. A boat lift is a great way to do this, but how do you choose what’s best for you? R & J Machine offers a variety of lifts and also knowledgeable staff to help you choose one

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