Why you should have WINTER TIRES!

Winter tires help provide enhanced traction in some of the most severe weather conditions including ice, slush, freezing rain and snow. Here are some quick and helpful facts to help you determine whether they are right for you. Tread Compound & Design: Most winter tires feature specialized tread compounds and advanced tread designs that help provide



End Polio Now

In 1988, when Rotary International in cooperation with the World Health Organization started the Global Polio Eradication initiative, more than 350,000 people a year fell victim to this horrible disease.  Since that time, due to the commitment of Rotarians worldwide and the generosity of the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation, we are 99% of the



Go with Your Gut

Kitchen designers get to use both sides of their brains when designing kitchens.  Kitchens not only have to look good, they must fit the available space and function for your everyday life. They need to provide ample working surfaces for meal prep and for cleanup, store food and dishes, be well lit and hold the

Connection Kids

Museum Renewal

Peterborough Museum Renewal

Over the last year, the Peterborough Museum & Archives (PMA) has undergone a remarkable transformation, which is being called a Museum Renewal.  This exciting project is helping the PMA fulfill its mandate to “preserve and celebrate the collective memories of our community: stories, images and traces of the people and the land.” A new stand-alone

Pets & Vets

Golden retriever dog demolishes chair

How long does it take to Train a Dog?

Someone posted this question on Facebook and it caught my attention immediately. The time needed to train dogs depends on a lot of different things. It is important to realize that the training begins the moment that you get your dog or your puppy. Everything that you do with your dog or in the presence


Canada Hockey Pride

O Canada! Pittsburgh Fans Sing Canadian National Anthem at NHL Game

The Pittsburgh Penguins and Philadelphia Flyers paid tribute to Canada before their game last night as the entire arena stood to sing the country’s national anthem, O Canada. The special performance of the Canadian national anthem was to show solidarity with the people of Ottawa following the tragic events that unfolded in Canada’s capital city




Visit to the Audiologist

The very first visit to a health professional can be somewhat anxiety producing.  The fear of the unknown:  Will I feel comfortable?  Will anything be painful?  Will they understand my concerns, and will I be able to understand (or hear) what is being said? Your introduction to the Audiologist will begin with a discussion of

Real Estate


Insurance Tips for Homebuyers

Summer to-do lists are often filled with road trips, swimming pools, vacation adventures and taking in the great outdoors. However, for many Canadians, the warm-weather season means even bigger plans – such as buying a new home.   Purchasing a new property, especially for the first time, presents many questions. After separating the must-haves from