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2018 Municipal Election

     It’s official, Jim Chaplin is running for Mayor of Cavan Monaghan.      A vote for Jim is a vote for positive change, fiscal responsibility and community engagement.      He has 8 years previous Council experience and has a proven track … Continue reading

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Peterborough Casino

THE CASINO DEBATE                 It has been interesting, to say the least, watching the city of Peterborough debate the location of a new casino.  Some thought was apparently even given to locating it downtown. Why would anyone in their right … Continue reading

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New Community Centre

WHAT IS THE TRUE COST OF A NEW COMMUNITY CENTRE?                 There is much talk about a new community centre for our municipality and the Cavan Monaghan Council would have us believe that they are going to build a new … Continue reading

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Cancelled flight compensation

Flight cancelled? Got bumped? Here’s what your airline owes you There are few things as defeating as rounding the home stretch on the last leg of a trip and finding out your flight has been cancelled or you checked in … Continue reading

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7 scams every traveller needs to know about

Tie me up Where: Paris and Rome Scam: As you’re walking near the famous Sacre Coeur or Spanish Steps, a charismatic man strolls up to you and starts a conversation. Before you know it, he’s tying a bracelet around your … Continue reading

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Printing Services

If you have a need for any type of printing services from business cards to large signs and everything in between including flyers, brochures and post cards check out Designer Signs for quality workmanship and very competitive prices. Designer Signs provides … Continue reading

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DRINK WATER FOR HEALTH

DRINK WATER ON AN EMPTY STOMACH According to the website www.SocialMeems.com there are definite health benefits to drinking water on an empty stomach.  Although I would question the claim that it is a 100% cure for a number of diseases, … Continue reading

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EFFECTIVE MEETING MANAGEMENT

  This seminar is designed to help organizations make the most of their time spent in meetings, which have often been described as a place where minutes are kept and hours are lost. An effective meeting begins with a proper … Continue reading

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LIFE LESSONS

In March 2004 my son and daughter-in-law presented my wife and I with a beautiful granddaughter named Meredith.  This was about two and a half months before my sixty-first birthday. Although there was no intention to do so, her name … Continue reading

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NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR: A ROAD TRIP TO REMEMBER For many years I had been trying to plan a road trip to Newfoundland but had been unable to coordinate with anyone willing and able to make the journey with me. My … Continue reading

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