Public/Private Partnership Strengthening Mobile Broadband Service Across Eastern Ontario

Public/Private Partnership Strengthening Mobile Broadband Service Across Eastern Ontario
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Last fall, the CRTC announced new targets and funding to ensure rural and remote areas across the country have access to voice and broadband internet access services on fixed and mobile wireless networks.  Among the targets were upload and download speeds, unlimited data options for fixed broadband services and access… Continue reading

Freshly-Minted Law Professional Opens her Doors for Business

Freshly-Minted Law Professional Opens her Doors for Business
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Switching careers is commonplace these days, as the changing economy creates new employment opportunities almost as quickly as it eliminates others.  When Janet Heeringa and her brother Richard decided it was time to leave the dairy industry, few would have anticipated Janet’s next career move- becoming a Paralegal. Both siblings… Continue reading

Preliminary Budget Proposes a 2.5% Municipal Rate Hike

Preliminary Budget Proposes a 2.5% Municipal Rate Hike
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Council started their new term in office with a review of the township’s financial situation during a day-long meeting last month, where Director of Finance Kimberley Pope presented a preliminary draft of current budget. In her initial draft, Ms. Pope indicated a rise in the municipality’s Operating budget of 5.8… Continue reading

Kawartha Downs Reopens

Kawartha Downs Reopens
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After a two-month closure, Kawartha Downs re-opened in time for Christmas with 150 slot machines and 21 racing dates for the 2019 Harness Racing Schedule. This was no small achievement with staff, management and the operator working around the clock to make this happen.  Current operating hours are noon to… Continue reading

Discover A Modern Take on a Traditional Craft at the Quilter’s Bolt

Discover A Modern Take on a Traditional Craft at the Quilter’s Bolt
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You might perceive quilting as a creative and relaxing pastime, a throw back reminiscent of the slower pace of times past.  That might be true for many, but not for Quilter’s Bolt owner Kate DeKlerck.  A wife and mother of two daughters ages 8 and 10, she owns and operates… Continue reading