Category: "Misc. Stuff"

Support Small Town Economies

July 1st, 2017
As you head away from the city, to enjoy the best of cottage country, please try to remember how much your little cottage town depends on you. Generations of people in Ontario have vacationed in rural and small town places. Camping and cottaging are… more »

When You're In the Neighbourhood

June 29th, 2017
Looking for a cool place to explore this summer? It is always dry and, you will need a sweater because it's always a comfortable 10 degrees in the Bonnechere Caves. Canada's most extensive cave system, they were first mapped in 1853 but the caves have… more »

Is the Market Really Cooling Down?

June 15th, 2017
There's a lot of talk about the real estate market cooling down but most of my colleagues refer to it as "softening". In April, the government instituted "The Fair Housing Plan", intended to cool the market. It was a 16 point plan and included actions… more »

A Wet Spring

June 7th, 2017
With the serious flooding this spring, many cottage owners are finding out that their insurance isn't going to cover damage and Provincial programs are only addressing permanent residences. This is causing quite an uproar. Apparently, there are two… more »

198 Years After Victoria

May 24th, 2017
Alexandrina Victoria; (24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) inherited the throne of the United Kingdom of Britain and Ireland when she was just 18 years old. She saw her country through dramatic changes, industrial, political, scientific and cultural… more »