Stay Active this Winter with these 4 Tips

Oh, the weather outside is frightful. As we are approaching the official start of the winter solstice, we can all admit that this weather has us feeling a bit sluggish. As the cold settles in and the sun goes down before the days’ work has ended, it is hard not to wish the season away…

How Facebook can make you healthier

Last Thanksgiving, after a second belt-busting slice of whipped cream-topped pumpkin pie, I decided to put the brakes on my sugar consumption. I couldn’t have picked a better time. The “sweet season” was starting and soon heaps of miniature Halloween chocolate bars would appear in the house, followed by platters of cookies at Christmas. Plus,…

Local Food Week

Join us in showing appreciation for good things grown, harvested and made in Ontario during Local Food Week June 5-11, 2017. It’s that time of year again! Foodland Ontario’s annual celebration of Local Food Week to recognize and appreciate the Ontario-grown food we enjoy every day, and those in our community that produce it. Local…

Top 10 Reasons for Buying Local

Buy Local – Support Yourself Several studies have shown that when you buy from an independent, locally-owned business, rather than a nationally-owned businesses, significantly more of your money is used to make purchases from other local businesses, service providers, and farms — continuing to strengthen the economic base of the community.(Click here to see summaries…

Top 10 Romantic First Date Ideas for Kenora Couples

Date numero uno is all about the conversation and bonding: sometimes it’s a make-it-or-break-it evening. But if all the restaurant reservations and silence-filled movie hours of your typical date just ramp up your anxiety, get inspired to think outside the box with a host of other creative options that will set a more inviting mood.…