Health

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Healthcare is Changing

The face of healthcare is changing, and at the forefront of these changes are Nurse Practitioners. In order to learn more about them, we spoke with Graeme Harlick, the lead NP at the Jane Furber Clinic in Lakefield. He provided us with some valuable information on Nurse Practitioners and what makes them different from a

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Stopping and Steering are Keys to Driving Safe

With millions of cars and light trucks crowding our roads, your safety and that of others is at risk when your vehicle isn’t stopping and steering at its best. Reducing your vehicle’s stopping distance by just an inch or so could make the difference between a minor scare and a major fender bender or worse.

Business

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No Will? That is a Problem.

Susan died in late July.  She was 45 years old and had been my client since she was 20.  I got a call from a funeral home, which needed authority to release her body from the hospital.   Susan had been badly injured in an accident when she was 20 and came to me to

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Sponge Bomb

Every summer our family has a Birthday Party for my Gran, and it inevitably ends up being a giant four generation water fight. My kids are now getting to the age where they think it is the most hilarious and fun event of the summer, they want to show up prepared. We’ve thought of all

Pets & Vets

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Dr. Terry’s Zoo

Anyone who has the good fortune to cohabit with a cat knows that cats don’t have any behavioural problems, the owners do!  The old saying “Dogs think they’re human and cats think they’re God” has a lot of truth.  Take Spinnaker, our rescue King Charles Spaniel – alias Spinny the Piglet.  Spin has a slight

Sport

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New Ballpark a GO for Trent University

It was good to hear that final approval was made for a new adult baseball park at Trent University which will start being built this year, with hopes of being finished later this year. It will be ready for the start of the 2016 baseball season.  Also, the soccer field that is on part of

Entertainment

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HOT LIST of Attractions & Destinations

APSLEY • Kawartha Highlands Provincial Park • Chandos Beach • The Gut Conservation Area • Bumbleberry Folk Farm • Stoney Lake Cruises • Marvel Rapids Golf Course Bailieboro • ZimArt’s Rice Lake Gallery • Sanctuary Antiques Bancroft • Bancroft Village Playhouse • Silent Lake Provincial Park • Egan Chutes Provincial Park • The Old Tin

People

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Ontario’s Marketing Program Boosts Tourism

Support Helps Ontario Tourism Operators Generate More Visits and Spending TORONTO, Aug. 26, 2015 /CNW/ – The Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation (OTMPC) is recognizing the importance of tourism industry operators by providing $1.2 million to support thirteen marketing campaigns representing eight regions across Ontario. The Tourism Industry Partners Program (TIPP) works with consortiums in

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