Take a trip to Europe, enjoy wine tasting, raise money for DeafBlind Ontario Services

Take a trip to Europe, enjoy wine tasting, raise money for DeafBlind Ontario Services

Journey with DeafBlind Ontario Foundation to discover the sights and sounds of three wine-producing countries — Portugal, Spain and Italy — at the third The Finer Senses, Tour and Tasting on June 10 At this virtual tour and tasting experience, a travel expert will guide guests to explore points of interest, people and their culture, … Read more

Cross-border marina ports across Niagara can now open for business, with CBSA resuming services

Cross-border marina ports across Niagara can now open for business, with CBSA resuming services

Boaters of the Niagara peninsula finally have a big win to celebrate this spring: The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is reopening the majority of its Canada-US border reporting sites for small vessels Friday, May 20, including 21 ports of entry at marinas across the Niagara region. The reporting sites have been closed for the … Read more

Supporting Peterborough music scene sows success for former Black Horse Pub owner

Supporting Peterborough music scene sows success for former Black Horse Pub owner

Ray Kapoor, who spent most of his career shining a light on the talents of Peterborough musicians, will share a little bit of that spotlight May 26 when he is inducted into the Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame. The former owner of the Black Horse Pub turned the business into a downtown creative mainstay, … Read more

Reds vs. Reds Blue Jays picks and odds: Take Toronto at more money on the run line

Reds vs. Reds  Blue Jays picks and odds: Take Toronto at more money on the run line

For the first time in five years, the Cincinnati Reds are back in Toronto to face the Blue Jays at Rogers Centre. The pregame narrative: Cincinnati is making its third stop on an 11-day road trip, while Toronto enters the weekend coming off Thursday’s off-day. The Reds still own the league’s worst record (11-26), but … Read more

Strong relationships help KADEX Aero Supply business ‘fly’ in Peterborough

Strong relationships help KADEX Aero Supply business ‘fly’ in Peterborough

John Lavery (left) and Ken Blow, alongside John’s late wife Glenda, are the founders of KADEX Aero Supply and will be inducted into the 2022 Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame May 26. For a pair of Peterborough businessmen, being fired was just what they needed to become pilots of their own success. When John … Read more

Strong relationships help KADEX Aero Supply business ‘fly’ in Peterborough

Strong relationships help KADEX Aero Supply business ‘fly’ in Peterborough

John Lavery (left) and Ken Blow are the founders, alongside John’s late wife Glenda, of KADEX Aero Supply and will be inducted into the 2022 Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame May 26. For a pair of Peterborough businessmen, being fired was just what they needed to become pilots of their own success. When John … Read more

Oakwood-area business boosts support for environmental efforts

Oakwood-area business boosts support for environmental efforts

An Oakwood-area business owner is continuing to underscore her love of the region and the important role the environment plays in a thriving community by extending a fundraising initiative that supports Kawartha Conservation’s programming. Last year, Seven Forty Six owner Donna Galloway launched a campaign that saw five percent of all proceeds from the sale … Read more

No relief for Canadian small business on cost of credit card fees

No relief for Canadian small business on cost of credit card fees

As Canadians grapple with affordability of various commodities such as gas, food and other essentials, Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland’s failure to provide relief for Canada’s small and medium size businesses from high credit card interchange fees remain inexplicable. You don’t need to be an economist to grasp that while there are a number of factors … Read more

Bizkids camp back in business

Bizkids camp back in business

THUNDER BAY, ONT. – Pandemic restrictions have lifted, summer is around the corner and summer camps for children are back on the slate after a two-year hiatus, including the popular Bizkids camp at the Northwestern Ontario Innovation Center. Designed for youngsters 9-12 years of age, the one-week Bizkids camps offer opportunities to discover how to … Read more

More than just a market, Pelham Farmers’ Market offers community connection

More than just a market, Pelham Farmers’ Market offers community connection

Eleanor Arbor (seated) with Anne Durst of Bry-Anne Farms (right) at the opening day on the Pelham Farmers’ Market. If you stop by a farmers’ market this summer, you will be sure to find plenty of freshly picked produce and other organic products. One other thing you might get to enjoy is the social experience. … Read more