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how to complete said improvement. While the other of us would make several (valiant) attempts to get the job done his way (oops, gave it away!). We didn’t fight about it … there were no hissy fits or tears. Just the common sense gene (and you know where this came from) to call in a professional to finish the job. Any larger home improvements I now leave to the professionals. As for the rest of it, we compromise. I’m okay with painting, and fixing smallish holes in the walls, while John is now the supervisor – and he knows that only amounts to “great job, dear” and “love the colour, honey” (although he throws in the odd, “hey, you missed a spot” for comic relief). It’s a win-win situation. So there … that’s one of the secrets to a long and happy marriage. You just have family into know when to keep your mouth shut.

Good day, all, and welcome to Deb’s handy marriage advice. All those who have attempted DIY home renovations, raise your hand! I count a lot of hands … good for you! And how many of you married folks have tried DIY home improvements with your spouse? I still see a lot of hands. Now for the question that I think will weed out a lot of hands … how many of you married folks would do another DIY home improvement with your spouse? See, what did I tell you. Art Director: In our early years of marriage, my James Goodliff beloved and I took on many home Production/Office Manager improvement projects. It seems at Melissa Goodliff some point during the process, though, The Promoter is a local, independently place owned and operated the comfort of your home and Why news magazine. The opinions and views expressed are those one or the other of us would have an of the contributors and do not necessarily reflect those of hands? know about that building your trust doesn’t how the task should The Promoter.our Liability for incorrectly displayed or placedWe opinion advertisements is limited to publishing corrections or providing be completed … and that would be advertising credit tocome be applied on subsequent advertisements from offering bargain basement prices, flashy at the advertiser’s discretion. completely the opposite of our partner. promotions, or Most other funit and games. from times, was because one Itofcomes us (and I’m not saying which one) would being there for you, friendly and professional, every day. read the instructions or google tips on


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Municipal Issues – Trent Lakes

I certainly agree with the former Mayor, Janet Clarkson, on the issue of a centralized road depot. Our municipality is far too large to service our Public Works from one location. I had a short discussion with our former Superintendent of Public Works and he agreed in very strong terms that it would not be the best use of our limited resources. To be fair, our present Mayor, Bev Matthews, stated in the last Municipal election that she thought a centralized road depot was a good idea. The Council is elected to serve the ratepayers and provide the best possible service to the ratepayers, not to make it easy and convenient for staff. Trent Lakes Tax Hike First off, a 4.47 percent increase is double the rate of inflation. Maybe the Municipality should live within its means. For example, the new firehall seems excessive to me. Please, can someone explain to me how an increase in assessment is good news? It just means increased taxes and is not based on ability to pay.


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City Hall New Ward Boundaries By Pat Warren

By the time you read this, City of Kawartha Lakes Council will have chosen the new Ward boundaries. Earlier this year, Council decided to half their size to eight from 16. The decision this week will see the City divided into four or eight Wards. From listening to previous debates and public input, it appears Council will choose Option #3 – one council representative for each of the eight Wards. • In one Ward will be all of Bobcaygeon and parts of old North Verulam, Sommerville up to Kinmount and parts west; • Lindsay and some of its surrounding rural areas will be included in two Wards; • What was the south part of Ward 13 will form a new Ward to include areas south of Bobcaygeon to Omemee; • Sturgeon Point will not be divided and will be included with Fenelon Falls Ward; • The largest Ward will include parts of Balsam Lake northward. Each Ward in Option #3 will have one Councillor representing about 10,000 people. You can go to the city website and see maps and get more information about your Ward boundary (

Trent Lakes Mayor May Get A Raise By Glenna Burns

Giving yourself a pay raise is always tricky. You wonder, “what will people think?” Trent Lakes Council finds itself in that position. In November of 2016, CAO Lois O’Neill-Jackson advised Council that they needed to consider this issue. It was determined to put aside $8,000 to hire a consultant to conduct an external Remuneration Review. The Review was completed by Pesce and Associates and provided direction for implementation by July of 2017. The conclusion of the consultant was “that the current salary spread does not adequately reflect the additional legislative responsibilities of the Mayor.” It was recommended that the annual salary of the Mayor be increased by $1,425 to $32,000 annually. The remainder of council salaries should remain at their current levels. Annual salary remuneration rates are now at $30,525 for the Mayor, the Deputy Mayor receives $27,472 and each councillor takes home $25,438. The issue will come before Council again soon for their consideration.


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No Debt For Trent Lakes By Glenna Burns

The Municipality of Trent Lakes is in good financial shape, according to accountant Richard Steiginga from Collins Barrow. At a recent Council meeting, Steiginga pointed out to Council that the municipality is somewhat unusual in that “its household numbers are higher than its

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population.” Many people have second homes in Trent Lakes. In their annual audit, the Municipality (when compared to six other communities of similar populations and households) is doing very well financially. While most municipalities carry some form of debt, Trent Lakes has none. They also have 32.6 percent surplus dollars in reserve funds. The municipal tax rate for Trent Lakes is the lowest of the six comparable municipalities. Trent Lakes ranks second when it comes to generous salaries and benefits for its employees. While being debt free is often considered a good thing, in the world of municipal government it can also be problematic. As Steiginga observed, “it’s more difficult to qualify for provincial and federal grants if you have no debt.”

This is the last call for you to nominate an individual or group that deserves an award for their work with the environment. The City’s Environmental Hero and Youth Environmental Hero awards recognize those have addressed a local environmental issue or made an outstanding environmental contribution within the city. Nominations close Friday, March 31. You can get a nomination form at all Municipal Service Centres, library branches and on the City’s website ( environmental-advisory-committee. Completed forms can be mailed to: City of Kawartha Lakes Environmental Advisory Committee, c/o Planning Division, 180 Kent Street West, 2nd Floor, Lindsay, Ontario, K9V 2Y6, faxed to 705324-4027 or emailed to ckleac@

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World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) is hoping the world’s humans will get on board again in 2017 to participate in Earth Hour. On March 25 from 8:30 to 9:30, we are encouraged to turn off non-essential lights for one hour as a symbol of our commitment to the planet. In 2016, 178 countries and territories took part in an effort to change climate change. Even the International Space Station got involved! More than 400 iconic landmarks around the world dimmed their lights and millions of average people also did their part. The Peterborough Astronomical Association will celebrate the 9th annual event with a public viewing session at Armour Hill. Beginning at dusk, PAA members will have their telescopes pointed to the heavens to show Jupiter, Mars, star clusters and much more. Put on some warm clothing, grab the kids and head up to the top of the hill on Museum Drive (300 Hunter Street). It’s free and very educational. AGENT For the rest of us, we should turn off as much power as we can to focus our commitment to climate action for the rest of the year.

Club, 282 Lindsay Street South from 6:30 to 9pm. KLAC members include individual artists, arts & cultural organizations, businesses and patrons. There is no cost to attend this event, so come out and see what KLAC is about. Over the past year, KLAC has had several noteworthy accomplishments, including the launch of the Arts & Heritage Trail along with an accompanying geocache trail, working with the Task Force to establish the Economic Development Officer - Arts, Culture & Heritage position, and the presentation of workshops on using Facebook and understanding copyright. KLAC is an incorporated, not-for-profit organization dedicated to serving the arts community in Kawartha Lakes. KLAC’s mission is to help the community discover, appreciate, and enjoy the work of those who create and express culture through the arts. For more information, contact Sara Walker at



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Bobcaygeon is a rich and diverse town where people live in a variety of conditions. Some people live in beautiful houses with every advantage. However, 0 ears someY in our community live at or below the poverty line requiring them to continue living with their families or in social housing. On Sunday, March 26, Trinity United Church is planning a fun and entertaining afternoon, featuring local musicians, hilarious skits and captivating stories for your total enjoyment. Free Will Offerings will be received and all proceeds will be used towards local poverty reduction. Plan to join us at Trinity United Church, 44 William Street in Bobcaygeon from 2:30pm to 4:30pm for some giggles and entertainment while helping our local neighbours. If you have any questions, please contact: and mark subject line with ‘Talent Show’.


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On Thursday, March 30 the Kawartha Lakes Arts Council (KLAC) will be celebrating its second year of networking, educating, and advocating for the creative economy in Kawartha Lakes. Although the evening will begin with official business matters, you won’t want to miss the rest of the evening’s events. The Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be enhanced with a special musical performance by local band, The Kents! This year KLAC will be honouring another stellar local band with a lifetime membership: The Strumbellas! The AGM takes place at the Lindsay Golf & Country March 24, 2017 - The Kawartha Promoter



By Glenna Burns

In 1954 at Curve Lake First Nation, Freddie Taylor was 6 years old when he and his sisters were taken out for lunch by the government Indian Agent. After that day, little Freddie didn’t see his family again until he was 16. The children were kidnapped from their parents and community and taken to the notoriously brutal Mohawk Institute residential school in Brantford, Ontario. On his first day, the little, scared boy was beaten by older boys, stripped of his identity and renamed number 39. After awhile Freddie forgot his parents’ names. He never saw his sisters, cried constantly, was starved, beaten, sexually molested and learned to survive as a prisoner of an institution. Freddie was one of 150,000 First Nations children

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A get together for artists to meet, network, and share. Meeting dates are the last Wednesday of every month. Next Meeting Date is March 29th at the Kawartha Gallery, 6:30pm to 8:00pm. Facilitated by RoseMarie Condon Free admission and refreshments provided

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who suffered the atrocities of life in residential schools across Canada. The repercussions of this shameful part of Canada’s history, which didn’t end until 1996, echo down the generations of First Nations people today. “I became institutionalized at a very early age,” he says. Freddie learned to hate the authority of “big men who really hurt little kids.” He lost his language, culture and spirit. Alcohol took over his life. As an adult, Freddie felt more at home in prison than anywhere else. Yet Freddie has survived when many children did not. “The Creator gave me a gift so I won’t hurt myself and the people around me,” says Freddie. Freddie’s gift is painting. Initially, Freddie expressed his anger and frustration in his art but over time the work has helped him heal a little. Freddie Taylor’s talent and dedication to his art have carried him through some hard times. He will tell his story of healing through art on Saturday, April 8 at 10am at the Bobcaygeon Library. You can also learn more about Freddie’s story and two other survivors of residential schools in a film produced by CHEX-TV called ‘Silent Thunder: The Search for Truth and Reconciliation.’ It has been posted on TRC Bobcaygeon’s website. Visit trcbob.wordpress. com for the film and more information about Truth and Reconciliation.


The Kawartha Lakes Film Circuit -- Films by the Falls are pleased to present the feature film “Manchester by the Sea “ on March 28 at Fenelon Falls Secondary School. Starring Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, and directed by Kenneth Lonergan, the film is rated 14A (under age 14 requires Adult Accompaniment). Affleck won an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in this film. Doors open at 6:30pm with the feature presentation starting at 7:30pm. Tickets will be on sale for $10 each at the Box Office on the evening of the screening, or in advance at Sweet Bottoms Coffee House, 19 Colborne Street, Fenelon Falls.

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Skating Club Wrap Up

Submitted by Patty Tomlinson

The Bobcaygeon Skating Club is finishing up another fantastic season. The annual skating Carnival will be Friday, March 31 at 7pm at the Bobcaygeon Arena. In celebration of Canada’s 150th Birthday, the Carnival theme is “Made in Canada”. Tickets are $5/person (5 years old and younger are admitted at no charge) and are available at the door. Come out and watch skaters who are as young as 2, put on a great show and finish up another skating buying a car. But how could I give up my truck? It was part of season. who I was, part of what defined me in my younger, The Club recently hosted a Canskate Challenge cooler years, as an off-roading “mudder” girl who Funskate event that was attended by almost 90 skaters towed around a sled and a snowmobile in my cool little from Bobcaygeon and neighbouring clubs. Most truck with a pink Yamaha sticker across my windshield. of the club figure skaters have also been attending But my ATV and snowmobile had been long sold after competitions around Eastern Ontario this season, and sitting around for a couple years without much use. It we are so proud of how all our skaters have progressed this year. SocialServicesDivision really wasn’t what defined me anymore. Things change, I changed, and information about At the Skate Ontario Championships recently, environmental impacts has been brought to light. I Braydon Evely competed in the Star 5 Mens 13 and really didn’t need it anymore (other than to drive over under event, and Nyah Kelly competed in the Juvenile 14 competitive event. Dosavings, You LiveUnder In Peterborough County? a curb once in a while), and we could use the For a small club to be successful, it relies on the and I could feel less guilty about making more trips if I hard work of many volunteers, was using less CO2 emitting gasoline. We Are Here businesses to Help and people Free Services in the community.We The Skating Club wants thank It wasn’t an easy decision, but I finally Call decided (705)760-4854 can assist you with thingstolike: all those who have contributed to the club with their Monday • Community & Supports time Library and donations. They would Referrals like to give a special • Buckhorn Public 9:00am – 12:00 pm you to the Bobcaygeon Legacy CHEST fund thank • Employment for their assistance with the Skating Carnival and to • Trent Lakes Municipal Office 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Smith, Country Ford and Ford Canada for their Steve generous donation with the Drive for our Community Thursday • Childcare • Apsley Library ou Live In Peterborough County? Event that was held in the fall. pm Do You Live In Peterborough County? 9:15 am – 3:00 The club will be• hosting a Paint Party Fundraiser Ontario Works Benefits Friday on MayOffice 7 at the Bobcaygeon Public School. Tickets are • Trent Lakes Municipal We Are Here to Help erborough Services County? 9:00 am – 1:00pm $50/person. Please check out our website at www. We Are Here tothings Help Free Services • Food & Shelter 05)760-4854 Do You Live InWe can assist you with like: Peterborough County? Call (705)760-4854 We can assist youMain with Office things like: day • Community Referrals & Supports 178 Charlotte St., Peterborough • Transportation We Are Here to Help Monday ckhorn Public Library • Community Referrals & Supports Toll Free: (855) 738-3755 We Are Here to Help Free Services Public Library 00am• – Buckhorn 12:00 pm We can assist you with things like: 9:00amCall – 12:00 pm WWW.PETERBOROUGH.CA/SOCIALSERVICES City of (705)760-4854 County of • Employment We can assist you with things like:

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Even if you’re not planning on selling your home anytime soon, doing some improvements that will add value to the eventual list price makes financial sense. 1. Upgrade the Kitchen: Whenever you’re watching one of your favourite home improvement shows, the kitchen always gets the biggest reaction from homeowners. But a word of warning … don’t “over-renovate” for the neighbourhood. Be careful not to put in a $75,000 kitchen into a home that’s only worth $200,000. You can begin by changing the outdated paint colour on the walls. Cabinets and countertops are next, then follow up with floors. Rip out that dated vinyl flooring and opt for a laminate wood or engineered flooring. (But beware of the flooring move – you may have to redo the floors in other rooms to match it up.) Last, but not least, get into the latest century with energy-efficient, nice looking appliances. 2. Change up the Bathroom: Consider a facelift to your master bath—and if your house could also use an additional bathroom, that can be money well spent. If you’ve only got one family bathroom and no space for another, take the time to look at options for enlarging the space. If there’s a rarely-used closet or bedroom into which you could expand your space, go for it. Vanities with double sinks, large soaker tubs and ceramic, heated floors could add value to your home. If you’re on a tighter budget, visit the Habitat

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for Humanity ReStore or other second hand outlets for unique pieces that can take your bathroom reno to the next level. 3. Add Energy-Efficient Windows: It may not be the sexiest project, but replacing old, drafty, singlepane windows with energy efficient models makes sense. Adding energy-efficient windows cannot only save you money in annual heating and cooling bills, but can be a bonus for potential buyers. 4. Add a Deck: Outdoor living spaces have become more desirable as more families trade vacations for staycations. Adding a deck increases the value of your home and gives you more entertaining space. 5. Flooring: If you’re on a tighter budget and can only afford a smaller reno at the moment, one of the best ways to see a rise in the value of your home is to install hardwood or engineered floors. Existing hardwood floors that you can refinish are ideal as they are less costly to restore and in higher demand than new flooring materials. Hunt4Dreams Realty Inc. Brokerage




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We spoke with Kent Leckie & Desiree Clark at Remax All Stars Bobcaygeon to get the other side of the home renovation story. Sometimes a space is not worth renovating or is not able to be renovated. An example of this would be an older home where the basement may have costly issues, like foundation cracks or leads, that would need to be addressed before any aesthetic renos. If you were to lay flooring or dry wall in a damp space you would have to rip it out eventually due to damage. If the home does not have good bones, a reno isn’t worth doing.  The area or neighbourhood would determine whether to renovate as well. What is the average selling price of homes in the area? If you were to invest in a full renovation, then have to sell your home, would you get your money out of the home? You’d also think about buying instead of improving if you need more space. It could be very costly to increase the footprint of a house, including permits, buildings, plans, and approvals. It just might not be in the budget. Maybe the area you are in is not critical. Leaving an area to go to another may give you the option of lower house prices -- you could get more house for your money.   And finally, there are financing issues. Sometimes renovations may involve a homeowner loan or a loan from a family member. This will add another payment

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Even if you’re not moving, that’s no reason to be stagnant in your home. Whether it’s painting the walls, fixing up the bathroom or buying new appliances, the smallest changes can make you feel like you’re in a new home. Out with the 80’s: Many of us don’t realize it, but there are many things in our homes that are outdated. Flooring, paint treatments and even the overall functionality may not work for us anymore. Having the laundry room in the basement worked for Mom, but today’s homeowners are looking at putting the washer and dryer in a more convenient location – on the main floor or even the same level as the bedrooms. Increase your living space: Even if you’re in a small house, there could be potential to increase the space you have by going outside. Adding a deck or patio, covered or with an awning, can make your entertaining and leisure time more enjoyable. Save on energy: Back in the day, when your home was probably built, no one was thinking about energy efficiency – triple pane windows, energy-friendly appliances and solar panels. Now, with the skyrocketing cost of electricity, it may be time to take a look at your options. Probably the best reason to make repairs and improvements is to create a home you love. If new landscaping, a dream bathroom or a spa is going to enhance your lifestyle, then why not? Your home should be more than just a place to get in from the rain – it should be comfortable and enjoyable.



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Crazy Monkey Tree Service is a tree care and removal business serving Bobcaygeon, Lindsay, Fenelon Falls, Cameron, Coboconk, Norland, Buckhorn, and Dunsford areas. We offer a variety of services from lot clearing, tree pruning, tree cabling, and stump grinding, to hazardous tree removal and insurance work. We also offer free estimates and consultations.

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Tasks such as tree removals can be extremely dangerous for individuals that are not trained to do so safely. Hiring professionals to do such jobs is a great way to prevent any possible injuries/damages that may occur if these tasks are completed improperly. We offer advice regarding the removal as well as tree care. Crazy Monkey is also fully licensed, liability insured and covered through WSIB for workplace safety. This reassures customers that any injuries and/or damages that could occur on the job site are completely covered.

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The emerald ash borer is a small insect that damages and kills trees within one to four years of infestation. The ash borer has just recently become more prevalent in central Ontario. The fact that it has very few natural enemies, combined with the fact that native ash trees have limited resistance to attack, these insects have become a major problem very quickly. Typically, within six years of a woodlot infestation, more than 99% of the ash trees will have been attacked and killed. The prevalence and area infested by ash borer is expected to continue to expand, mostly through the movement of infested material such as firewood. Trees affected by the ash borer become a hazard as they become weak, and because of this, it is recommended you get your ash trees inspected. If your trees have been infested, they may need to be removed to prevent further spread of disease. However, trees can also be injected with insecticides to protect them from being attacked by the ash borer. Our company supervisors are more than happy to take a look at any questionable trees and make suggestions to mitigate the infestation.

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Submitted by Louise Pollard, Ledger Lady Lindsay

Previously when you sold your personal home – also called a principal residence – there was no requirement to report it to the government. But that changed in 2016! The new rules will require you to report every sale of a principal residence on your tax return, whether you owe tax or not. So, if you sold a home in 2016, you’ll have to provide basic information such as the original date of the purchase of the property, the proceeds of disposition (the amount you sold your home for) and a description of the property on Schedule 3 – Capital Gains Schedule, when you file your 2016 tax return. Most Canadians assume that they will not have to claim capital gains on the sale of their home because

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they believe that the principal-residence exemption (also known as PRE) will not apply to them. And for the most part they are correct. If your principal-residence was always just your home, you will still be exempt under PRE. But if you used your home or part of your home as a rental property or business operation for instance, you may be subject to capital gains upon the sale of your home. As always, the onus is on the taxpayer to understand the PRE rules, which can be quite complex. Many taxpayers may not understand what their PRE exemption actually is. Thus, in the past, they may not have claimed when there was a change of use of the property – for instance when starting to rent even a portion of their home. If you did sell your principal residence in 2016 and did not report it on your income taxes, you will have to request an amendment to your taxes. Penalties could apply, so request the amendment quickly. The penalty could be as much as $100 for each complete month the designation is late, or $8,000, whichever is less. If you have not yet done your 2016 income taxes, please make sure you report the sale. Now is a good time to start keeping track of all capital improvements you make to your home, and continue to do this in the coming years. Keep your receipts and invoices as these may increase your “adjusted cost base” and could possibly save you income taxes if you have had a change of use of your property.

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Aquarius (Jan. 21 to Feb. 19) Being born under this sign means you often have an unbiased and tolerant viewpoint, able to see both sides of an argument. This is quite something! You will be called on many times to settle things down -- and you can do it! Pisces (Feb. 20 to March 20) Dear Pisces, according to your sign, you are a dreamer! Since you are often interested in the mysterious and the otherworldly, some people fail to take you seriously. Have you noticed? All is not lost. Impress them instead with your intuitive skills and your almost eerie ability to ‘read people’.  Aries (March 21 to April 20) Sometimes, Aries, ‘weird’ is just plain wonderful! We all need levity in our lives. We all need to ‘let it go’. So don’t be afraid to laugh, and laugh and laugh -- every chance you get.   Taurus (April 21 to May 21) The month of March is marching along, Taurus. Are you ready for Spring? While you’re doing your annual Spring cleaning, be sure to clean out some old cobwebs that are keeping your brain from doing its best. Declutter -- physically and emotionally! Gemini (May 22 to June 22) We once attended the funeral of a well-educated man. Everyone spoke of his great mind and scholarly pursuits. However, the words compassion and kindness were, unfortunately, not spoken. What will you choose, Gemini? How will you be remembered?   Cancer (June 23 to July 23) A Spring romance may be


lurking behind those newly budding leaves, Cancer. Welcome it with open arms! Leo (July 24 to Aug. 23) A new direction and new opportunities await you, Leo. Perhaps even a new job? Now is the time to pursue all the things you wish to do -- don’t grow old with regrets!   Virgo (Aug. 24 to Sept. 23) Are you dreaming of your summer garden, Virgo? Why wait? Start planting those tiny seeds now, and watch, with wonder, how they turn into beautiful flowers come Spring.   Libra (Sept. 24 to Oct. 23) During this zodiac phase, Libra, concentrate on the here and now -- don’t look too far ahead and definitely don’t waste time looking back. Stay grounded in the needs of the present.   Scorpio (Oct. 24 to Nov. 22) A pleasant surprise will be heading your way in the next weeks, Scorpio. Be on the lookout! It could come straight out of the blue -- but we guarantee it will be bring you comfort and cheer.   Sagittarius (Nov. 23 to Dec. 21) It’s time to take responsibility for past errors in judgment, Sag. You know what this means. Make amends now, while those you may have hurt still respect and trust you. It will mean the world to them -- and to you.   Capricorn (Dec. 22 to Jan 20) Keep smiling that beautiful smile of yours, dear Capricorn.  “Surely as cometh the winter, I know there are Spring violets under the snow.”: H.R. Newell.


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Haliburton Kawartha Lakes Brock MP Jamie Schmale wants to help family campground owners. The Conservative MP says, “As many of you know, small businesses are the backbone of the Canadian economy. They provide jobs and opportunities for Canadians from coast to coast.” Schmale continues, “What you may not know is recently family campground owners have been receiving collection letters from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) stating they are no longer considered ‘small businesses’, and now owe the Federal government more tax.” Schmale is sponsoring a petition, asking the Minister of Finance to ensure that family-run campgrounds are granted “active business status” similar to other tourism operations (hotels, motels, marinas) in order for campground operators to be able to claim the small business tax deduction. You can get more information and the petition at or by calling his office at 705-324-2400.

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The Kids Concerts at the Concerts in the Park will continue, thanks to the Bobcaygeon Curling Club. Proceeds from the 7th annual Bobcaygeon Cares Charity Bonspiel were donated to the Bobcaygeon Music Council (BMC). The Kids Concerts, which have run at a deficit for some time, were on the chopping block when a tight financial position forced BMC to make difficult decisions in the fall. The Curling Club thought these particular concerts were too valuable to lose, so on behalf of the Curling Club, Warren Gill presented a cheque in the amount of $7,868 to BMC to keep the Kids Concerts alive. Peter Sutton of the Bocaygeon Curling Club said, “The success of this bonspiel in achieving its financial goals was due to the support and efforts of many organizations and individuals.” Bob Plummer, BMC Chairman said, “This generous donation will allow the Kids Concerts to continue for quite some time.”


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The Kawartha Potters Guild has made more than 600 clay trilliums to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Battle at Vimy Ridge. Sixteen burgundy trilliums will represent Peterborough men who actually died at Vimy, while 584 represent those men who died during the First World War from the City and County of Peterborough. As well, two of the trilliums will make their way to France for installation at the Vimy Ridge Monument on April 9. All trilliums are for sale before the April 9 ceremony in Peterborough, or they may be sponsored

for $30 each. As a sponsor, you’ll get a tax receipt and the flower will be available for someone else to purchase. Fifty percent of the funds raised will be used to repair the Peterborough Cenotaph and half will go to Peterborough veterans suffering from PTSD. Although many of them have already been purchased or sponsored, there are still some available. You can call Peterborough City Hall at 705-742-7777 Extension 1860 or email Bernadette Lawler at blawler@ The Kawartha Potters Guild has committed at least 1,000 hours to the project, with the help of 100 volunteers.

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Health & Wellness


The Kawartha Lakes Health Care Initiative (KLHCI) and Community Care Health and Care Network have done it again! They’ve recruited Dr. Emily Callery to take over from the retiring Dr. David Klein. Dr. Callery will be accepting care for all patients in Dr. Klein’s practice. Dr. Callery received her Doctor of Medicine from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 2012 and completed her Family Medicine Residency at the University of Toronto. She first became interested in the City of Kawartha

Lakes (CKL) during her participation in a Family Medicine Residents Weekend hosted by KLHCI in 2013. She has been providing locum services to the Community Health Centre since 2015. “I am pleased to accept this permanent position with the Community Health Centre and look forward to meeting those patients that I have not as yet met,” states Dr. Callery. “It has been a pleasure to work with Dr. Callery and the Community Health Centre to facilitate this recruitment. It is very rewarding to know that Dr. Klein’s patients will continue to receive their primary care at the same location and the same staff with which they are familiar,” says Cindy Snider, Recruitment and Retention Coordinator for KLHCI. The KLHCI Board of Directors has representation from throughout the City of Kawartha Lakes. The board is interested in adding members. Being a member of KLHCI’s Board of Directors is an excellent opportunity to volunteer and be part of this vital component of community health care, the recruitment and retention of family doctors. Please give consideration to being part of KLHCI. KLHCI is a non-profit, charitable organization whose mandate is to recruit and retain family doctors for the City of Kawartha Lakes. Anyone wishing to be part of this community effort by either volunteering or donating financially to support the ongoing recruitment and retention programs should contact Cindy Snider, Recruitment & Retention Coordinator at 705-3286098 or, or visit the KLHCI website at

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No, this isn’t about blood donation. It’s about something that takes a little more discussion with family members. In 2016, according to the Trillium Gift of Life Network, deceased organ donation increased by 30 percent. More than 350 deceased organ donors and 256 living organ donors gave the gift of life to a record 1,302 transplant recipients. Officials say that’s a 40 percent increase over 2015, marking a growing trend in families choosing donation for their loved ones. Also in 2016, nearly 2,400 tissue donors enhanced the lives of thousands through the gift of eyes, bone, skin and heart valves. “As we celebrate the successes of Ontario’s donation and transplantation system, let us remember the heroic donors and compassionate families who shared the gift of life,” said Ronnie Gavsie, President and CEO of Trillium Gift of Life Network. In 2016, nearly 285,000 people joined the growing list of 3.7 million Ontarians who continue to offer hope to the 1,500 patients waiting for an organ transplant by registering their consent for donation. Currently, 30 percent of eligible Ontarians have registered their decision to donate. April is Be A Donor month in Ontario. Trillium Gift of Life Network is calling on Ontarians to register their consent for organ and tissue donation and encourage others to do the same. When families have evidence that their loved one wanted to be an organ donor, they are more likely to consent. Where there is no proof, families consent only half of the time. Once you’ve registered your consent online (, share your reason with friends and family on social media, use #BeADonor and #MyReason. Watch those hashtags through the month of April for inspiring stories and interesting perspectives on organ and tissue donation and transplant. Sometimes it’s a tough discussion to have with your family, but it’s one that could save a life.

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Wanted: your ideas and input to help tackle and reduce the harm associated with drug and alcohol use in the area. For the next eight weeks – through May 15, 2017 – area residents are being asked to complete a short online survey looking at substance use in the City of Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland County and Haliburton County. The survey – available at www.hkprdrugstrategy. ca – asks people their input on harms associated with drug and alcohol use in the community, and what the priorities should be to help address those issues.


Because hearing loss is so prevalent among older individuals, researchers have sought to find factors that will help identify those at increased risk. This research has recently yielded the finding that “sudden sensorineural hearing loss” (SSHL), during which hearing is severely reduced over a three-day period, is linked with “iron deficiency anemia” (IDA). This common condition is caused by a lack of iron in the body, which leads to fewer red blood cells that carry oxygen around the body. As a result, IDA reduces the amount of oxygen available to tissues. While the exact mechanism by which anemia leads to hearing loss is unknown, IDA is easy to treat. This correlation may prompt new ways to diagnose and treat SSHL. Hearing loss has many causes such as disease or infection, ototoxic drugs, exposure to noise, tumors, trauma, and the aging process. This loss may or may not be accompanied by tinnitus, ringing in the ears. While most causes of hearing loss are well-understood, researchers are still studying all the possible causes, methods for prevention and treatment options. To schedule a hearing test, please give us a call. P.S. Considered a medical emergency, “sudden sensorineural hearing loss” (SSHL), also known as “sudden deafness,” usually occurs in one ear, either immediately or over several days. March 24, 2017 - The Kawartha Promoter


The survey is the first step in the development of a new regional drug strategy for the three-county area. The local drug strategy will focus on four main areas: drug use prevention, harm reduction, treatment, and justice/enforcement. Nearly 50 organizations are involved in the drug strategy, including police services, fire departments, EMS personnel, Health Unit staff, PARN treatment services, pharmacists, Family Health Teams, youth and social service agencies, mental health groups, and other non-profit groups. The regional drug strategy for Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland and Haliburton is being funded through a $285,000 grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation.

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According to Eat Right Ontario, up to 35 percent of toddlers and preschoolers are described as picky eaters. That means a lot of families are struggling with mealtimes. At Eat Right Ontario, how to feed children is one of the most popular questions. Their recommendation for a picky eater is a strategy called the “Division of

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Responsibility.” This is a way of serving and eating food that gives parents and children specific roles. For example: The parent and/or caregiver’s job is to decide: WHAT food and drinks are served at meals and snacks; WHEN food is served; and WHERE food is served. The childs job is to decide: IF they are going to eat and HOW MUCH they are going to eat. So what does this mean for family mealtime? Here are some tips: 1.  Plan family meal time. Eat meals at the table as a family. Do not offer food while your child is playing, watching television or walking around. 2. Be a role model. Your child will eat better and be more willing to try new foods if he or she sees others at the table eating the same foods. Family members, including older brothers and sisters, are important role models for healthy eating. 3. Eat at regular times. Offer three meals and up to three snacks at regular times each day. Offer only water between meals and snacks. This will keep your child hydrated and will also make sure that he or she doesn’t fill up before meal time. This way he or she will come to the table hungry. But what if my child won’t eat? If your child refuses to eat at snack or mealtime, offer food only at the next scheduled time. Stick to this rule even when your child refuses dinner and has to wait until breakfast. If children eat less at one meal, they will make up for it and eat more at the next meal. 4. Promote happy meal times. Your child will eat better if he or she is enjoying mealtime. Children are more likely to have a happy meal time if you don’t pressure them to eat. 5. Avoid distractions. Meals and snacks should be served away from distractions like the television or computer. Mealtime is for eating and interacting with the family. Do not have toys at the table or on your child’s tray. Leave toys, books, television and music for playtime before or after meals. You can find out more at


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ANNUAL MEETING For the Verulam Cemetery Plotholders will be held at the cemetery office April 8 at 10:00 a.m. to receive the reasurer’s report and to elect directors for the year. Keith Baxter, Sec-Treas. 705-738-5846


PART TIME SERVICE CLERK 38 hours a month Working on the Ministry Of Transportation Desk Customer Service and people skills are a must as you are dealing with the public Please send resumes to The Chamber of Commerce Box 388, Bobcaygeon Or fax 705-738-1534 ____________________ WEED MAN LINDSAY IS HIRING! Lawn care Technician. April start. Must be physically fit with good customer service skills and clean G drivers licence. $560-$640/week Contact: lindsay@ or 705-324-8900


MOVING INTO SPRING…WITH EASE Somatic Movement classes starting Apr. 5th Wed: Sport focus 4 wks $80 Mon: Intro 8 wks $112 Call Debbi 705-738-1357 or Deborah.risebrough@ to register.

This section is only for Local Charitable Events. We do provide Not-for-profit rates for more in-depth advertising

Adult Day Programs - Bobcaygeon, Fenelon Falls , Little Britain, Lindsay & Omemee. Call 705-324-7323 MAR 24, 27 & 31 - SAGES exercises for seniors, Burnt River Community Centre, 9:30 a.m. 705-324-7323 MAR 26 - Talent Show at Trinity United Church, Bobcaygeon, 2:30 - 4:30pm. Come experience the music, skits and stories. Free will offering with the proceeds going to Local Poverty Reduction. MAR 27 - Basic foot care services for seniors and people with special needs. Pre-booked appointments required, call 705-879-4100. 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. at 70 Murray St., Fenelon Falls.

MAR 27 - Cancer Support Group, 2 Kent St. W., Lindsay, 2 p.m. 705-324-7323 ext 503 to reserve . MAR 28 - SAGES exercises for seniors, Dunsford Community Centre, 9:30 a.m. 705-324-7323 MAR 28 - Weekly Diners Club seniors luncheon, 70 Murray St., Fenelon Falls. 705-324-7323 to reserve. MAR 29 - SAGES exercises for seniors at the Fenelon Falls Seniors Citizens Club, 10 a.m. 705-324-7323 MAR 25 - Friends of the Library book sale downstairs in the Lindsay Library 10:30 am – 4pm MAR 29 - MAY 4 - Kawartha Artists’ Gallery “Spark Photography Show” Opening Reception April 2, 1-4 pm. March 24, 2017 - The Kawartha Promoter


MAR 30 - Movie, Heaven, 7-9 pm St. James Anglican Church, Fenelon Falls, No charge. 705-887-2537 or APR 1 - Books sale Boyd Museum. 9am-2pm APR 6 - Movie, Jesus of Montreal 7-9 pm St. James Anglican Church, Fenelon Falls, No charge. 705-8872537 or APR 7 - Mini Bucks Euchre, 7pm, $5 For more info call Roger at 705-738-6627 APR 7 - 9 - Kawartha Artists’ Gallery “Peterborough Garden Show”. Art Works will be on display, Evinrude Centre,Peterborough. MON - Bobcaygeon Senior Centre Mahjong 1 p.m. $3 MON & WED - Pickleball 7 - 9 p.m. Bobcaygeon Public School. $3/person. 1st TUES - Dunsford Seniors Club Pot Luck, noon; 1:30 pm for Euchre. 2nd MON - Lindsay Creative Quilters’ Guild Meetings Cambridge Street United Church, Lindsay 1–3:30pm TUES - “Expanding the World of Literacy After School Program” Kinmount library 4:30 pm. Call 705 488-3199 TUES - amateur photography club that meets alternate Tuesdays, 10 am, Bobcaygeon Library. $2 each for the use of the room. TUES - Omemee Legion Doubles darts @ 8pm.

TUES - COFFEE TALK… “Creating a welcoming space for people to form friendships and supportive community.” Fellowship Room, Trinity United 10:30 -11:30 a.m. and join the conversation. ALL WELCOME!! 2nd TUES - The Kawartha Settlers Village Quilters meet at Wray House, Bobcaygeon. New members & guests welcomed. Contact: 1st WED - Crime Fiction Book Club in the Carnegie Room, Lindsay Library to discuss works by certain authors. 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm. Call the Library for more info. WED- Scrapbooking and paper crafters meet from 9:30noon at the Salvation army church in Fenelon Falls. Beginners welcome, call church for details. WED - Bobcaygeon Senior Centre Carpet Bowling $3 7 p.m. Contact: Al 705-738-1749 WED - Dunsford Seniors Club 1pm for Bid-Euchre. THURS-TOPS-Take off pounds sensibly at the Bobcaygeon Legion 6:30 p.m. All welcome. THURS - Omemee Legion mixed darts @ 8pm. THURS - Bobcaygeon Seniors Centre Cribbage 1pm $3 LAST THURS - Bingo, Fenelon Falls Senior Citizens Club. 5pm SAT - Omemee Legion Country music jams. 1pm Alternate Saturdays. 2nd SAT - Omemee Legion Progressive Euchre12:30pm. 3rd SUN - Ladies auxiliary for Kinmount RCL BR.441 breakfast 8am -noon.

April is National Volunteer Month and in our April 7 issue we’ll focus on local not-for-profit organizations and fundraising events looking for those with time on their hands. We’ve got a special rate for you! If your business wants to support the community organizations in that section, we can help you, too. T H E K A W A R T H A Call Laura at 705-738-6188 for more information and to book your space before March 30, 2017. L OCA L LY






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1.6 cuft Over-The-Range Microwave Oven • 10 power levels • Electronic touch controls • High capacity exhaust fan with 300 CFM

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30” Electric Self-Cleaning Convection Range • 5.0 cuft oven capacity • One-piece upswept cooktop • Hot surface indicator lights






20.8 cuft Bottom-Mount French-Door Refrigerator with Factory Installed Icemaker • Cabinet integrated controls with temperature display & LED lighting • 4 split glass cabinet shelves & 2 adjustable crispers • APF internal water dispenser & icemaker


Built-In Tall Tub Dishwasher with Hidden Controls • 4 cycles/ 8 options • PiranhaTM hard food disposer with removable filter • 3-digit countdown display with 1-12-hour delay start




7.4 cuft Electric Dryer 5.3 cuft Top Load Washer • 5 heat selections & 17 cycles with Stainless Steel Drum • E-Dry & HE sensor dry • 6 wash/ rinse temperatures • My cycle & damp alert & 14 wash cycles • Precise fill & circuclean • Oxi sanitization & soft close glass lid

The Bloomin’ Rebates event is an instant rebate promotion applicable on the purchase of select GE brand appliances and runs from March 4th - 26th , 2017. The “Save up to 20% off event” applies on the purchase of select GE Café appliances and runs from February 6th - April 2nd, 2017. The “Save up to $16000 event” applies on the purchase of select Monogram kitchen packages and runs from January 2nd - April 30th , 2017. See store for details on all promotions. Advertised prices apply during the promotion periods only, while quantities last. While we strive for accuracy in product descriptions and pricing, which can be amended without prior notice from the manufacturer, we cannot be held responsible for technical or typographical errors which may appear in the flyer or promotional materials.

March 24, 2017 - The Kawartha Promoter


Over 40,000 Pairs of Shoes



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March 24, 2017 - The Kawartha Promoter

The Kawartha Promoter - March 24, 2017.  

The Kawartha Promoter - March 24, 2017.

The Kawartha Promoter - March 24, 2017.  

The Kawartha Promoter - March 24, 2017.