FUN & FACTS

Can’t Miss Motorcycle Trips in Ontario

With no shortage of picturesque landscapes and tens of thousands of kilometers of roads to keep you busy, Ontario is the perfect province for motorcycle trips this Fall. Whether you want to make an epic multi-day journey or a “short and sweet” day excursion, Ontario has it all. Motorcycle trips are slightly different from your […]

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The Best Camping Spots in Ontario

With summer fast approaching, it’s time to start planning weekend getaways and family vacations. There is no better way to escape from a hot and busy city life than to head to one of the many brilliant camping spots that Ontario has to offer.   Killarney Provincial Park Located on Georgian Bay, Killarney Provincial Park […]

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5 Day Trips You Need To Take

Summer is coming fast; it’s time to start planning your road trips! We have a list of 5 places you and your family need to visit this year. With all being less than 3 and a half hours away, these are definitely doable for a daytrip! Pack up the kids, don’t forget the snacks and […]

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Ever Wondered Why Aggies Don’t Go On Crop Tours To The Back 40?

In honour of Canadian Agricultural Literacy Month (March 2018), here are some terms that you may not be familiar with but will help you survive a day in the country. Crop tour – a slow meandering drive down country roads to compare your crops to those of your neighbours to make sure yours are better. […]

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Winter is Coming: Get Your Snowmobile Ready!

Winter is almost upon us and with it all the best winter activities – skiing, tobogganing, and making fresh tracks with your snowmobile. But before you can take your first ride, you’ll have to bring your sled out of hibernation and get it ready for an active, snowy season. While you should always consult the […]

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A Homeowner’s Winter Checklist

With the weather turning colder, you may be thinking about those cozy fall things; pumpkin pie, apple cider, your favourite sweater, and curling up by a warm fire. But it’s also time to start thinking about getting your home ready for winter, so you don’t end up with any uncomfortable surprises in the spring. Here […]

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A Quick and Dirty Guide to Maintaining Your Wood Stove

The logs have been stacked, the temperature has dropped, and you’re ready to cozy up next to the warmth of the fire for the next few months. But did you make sure the stove and chimney are ready to run safely and efficiently all winter long? Before lighting up that first fire, make sure you’re […]

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This is Why We Love the Country!

We’ve been in this community for 142 years so to say that we love it is an understatement. It’s part of who we are! We’ve always been committed to giving back and making it a great place to live but we also appreciate its many simple pleasures. The people are friendly, there’s lots of space, […]

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Did You Know: It’s deer vehicle collision season!

We know you’re familiar with the deer crossing sign, but have you ever actually worried about a deer crossing the road? Whether you hit a large animal or it jumps into the side of your vehicle, wildlife collisions can cause serious injuries and damages. The likelihood of a deer collision more than doubles in the […]

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How to Prevent Identity Theft

It’s not often talked about, but identity theft can be a really serious issue. From stealing your mail to hacking your computer, there are a number of ways that someone can use your credentials for criminal activity, and they’re only getting more sophisticated. No matter how much you think you can spot a scam when […]

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Top Stops for Your Summer Road Trip

Have you been thinking about taking your family on a road trip this summer? No matter what direction you’re heading, Ontario has a lot to offer. It’s ‘Yours to Discover’ after all, so why not make the most of it? Here are some of the province’s can’t-miss summer stops: Niagara Region Ontario’s very own wine […]

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Make the Most of the Great Outdoors

Camping is a great way to take a break and be out in nature. And if you’re anything like us, you also love dreaming about nights around the campfire eating s’mores and other goodies! Are you preparing for a camping trip this summer? Whether your style is to rent a cottage by the lake, take […]

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