Business news for St. Marys and area.

Celebr8 to open October 28

Running one week late Celebr8 Sports Salooon and Eatery (formerly Damens) will now be open Oct. 28 instead of Oct. 21, according to new owner Robby Smink. “From previous experience doing this, I knew that everything always costs more and takes longer than expected,” Smink said. He is now hoping to first open the back…

Creating and Maintaining Wealth

Creating wealth takes time. Wealth is created by owning assets that have the potential to appreciate faster than the rate of inflation and taxation. Numerous asset classes can create wealth, but equities are one of the more convenient asset classes to utilize. Unlike precious metals, art or real estate, there is constant liquidity, no legal…

Canada Ontario Job Grant for training

The Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario are partnering to assist Employers to train new or existing Employees. They are offering to share in the cost of tuition to enhance Employee’s skills. The training must be delivered by an eligible third party, such as, Community or Career College, University or private trainer. The…

Mayor Al Strathdee responds to Green Arc

“St. Marys open for business” Recent comments in the media alleging that the Town of St. Marys is closed to industry have prompted Mayor Al Strathdee to make the following statement: “These comments are unfortunate, regrettable, and could not be further from the truth. The Town of St. Marys has been fortunate to have a…

Clark loses OMB appeal

No proof provided – Report The appeal to the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) by Stan Clark, to create three building lots on the corner of Elgin and Huron Streets has been rejected. A report by Steven Stefanko, who heard the case in St. Marys in January, pointed out that Mr. Clark had represented himself before…