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It’s the most wonderful time of the year

It’s the most wonderful time of the year

For as far back as I can remember, I have loved Christmas.  The smell of fresh paint and varnish signaling the beginning of the season.  Oh, the bustling at the markets, the smell of apples (red delicious) lingering in the air - all in anticipation of the ‘day’. ...

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The Joy of Spending Local

The Joy of Spending Local

By Cody Hawes, Owner & Operator of The Milk Maid Fine Cheese and Gourmet Food Owen Sound, ON We live in the era of online shopping and the dissolution of malls, and yet my small downtown business is thriving. When I share that I own a specialty cheese shop...

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Good is the Enemy to Great …Jim Collins, Good to Great

Good is the Enemy to Great …Jim Collins, Good to Great

You have heard it before, and you will probably continue to hear it for some time to come, these are unprecedented times we are living through. For the first time we are experiencing a health crisis, stock market crash and global lockdown all at the same time.  So,...

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