Closing Your Business

You’ve had a good run, but now it’s time to wrap things up and close your business. Perhaps you have found employment or you’re just getting tired. If your presence was integral to your business – you were the “brains of the operation” – it’s unlikely you can find a buyer. Often, people think they



Auto Accident Benefits Changes Coming Again

Since 1990 auto insurance personal injury claims have been governed in Ontario by a no-fault system.  By that it is meant that most compensation for injury in accidents comes from benefits paid under a government regulated standard Ontario auto policy.  Before then, there were limited benefits available for medical expenses and loss of income from



FUND For Motorcycle Accident Victim Travis Little

On Friday August 1st at Lakefield Road and Buckhorn Road, 25 year old motorcyclist Travis Little was involved in a multi-car crash that left him pinned under a vehicle.   Cottage Country Connection spoke to Owner Sheryl Over of Overstock Liquidation who held Travis’s hand as they waited for help to arrive on the rainy


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Kitchen Cabinetry: Stock or Custom?

“I have heard of stock or custom cabinets and I am not sure what that means or which I should choose for my upcoming Kitchen Reno.”   Stock Cabinets Stock kitchen cabinets are quick and simple. They are built ahead of time and kept “in stock” at home improvement stores or kitchen stores. They come

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Aquatic Lake Weed Removal

Invasive water weeds have taken over cottage country in Ontario, making swimming, boating and relaxing at the water almost impossible for many cottage owners. To battle this problem, many owners are hiring Aquatic Weed Harvester companies that will clear your lakefront quickly, letting you spend your cottage time the way you want to – relaxing

Pets & Vets


Be Careful What You Feed Your Pet

Summer is finally in full swing and with it barbecue season is at its height. Spinnaker our King Charles spaniel likes his burger anyway he can get it and Chili Pepper our mixed terrier is partial to hotdogs.  Chili is a superb food thief whether it requires scaling the dining room table or the self-service


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4th Annual Kms for Care Event was a Tremendous Success!

Thank you to our 600 participants, as well as our sponsors and supporters for helping raise over $48,000 to support the work of Community Care in the City and County of Peterborough. We also recognize and thank the 120 volunteers who made this event possible. As a non-profit charitable organization, Community Care Peterborough relies on




Always Remember Those Who Serve

“In the days when an ice cream sundae cost much less, a 10 year old boy entered a hotel coffee shop and sat at a table. A waitress put a glass of water in front of him. “How much is an ice cream sundae?” he asked. “Fifty cents” the waitress replied. The little boy pulled

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