Chamber Awards

Saturdays Excellence Awards – And The Award Goes To…

The Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism presented their annual Awards of Excellence over the weekend at Quarry Golf Club. Chamber President, Heather Sadler of EcoVue Consulting Services, congratulated the recipients as well as all who were nominated. With a record number of over 100 nominations there was a lot to celebrate. With only nine


fabrication (dollarphoto)

Business Profile: Bruce Custom Fabrication

Everyone is an individual with their own individual needs.  Sometimes you cannot just buy what you need and you might be stuck.  This is particularly true for people who live in the country and for cottagers.  If you are in the Peterborough area there is a solution.  If it is not in a store, or


Katie Crowley - Plexus

Plexus Worldwide: Katie Crowley, Ambassador

Plexus Worldwide addresses two of the biggest epidemics in the world, diabetes and obesity. Ambassador Katie Crowley was most excited about their approach to weight loss, feeling that it is so different than anything she has been exposed to…She just had to get involved. Plexus focuses on rebalancing hormones and restoring your metabolism for lifelong



Make Your Own Pine Cone Fire Starters

This is a fun, creative project for the whole family! Fall is the perfect time of year to go for a walk in the woods and collect pine cones. You can then transform these pine cones into fire starters for your own use or to give as Christmas gifts. They are perfect for both wood

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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



Arbor Theatre Presents 18th Annual Christmas Classic

Arbor Theatre presents its 18th annual holiday play “Cinderella: The Dancical” at Showplace Performance Centre, 290 George St. N. on Thursday, December 11 at 7 p.m., (with a fundraising silent auction that night) and Friday, December 12, with doors opening at 6:15 p.m. both nights. Written and directed by Arbor Theatre’s Artistic Director, Ray Henderson,


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