News from around St. Marys.

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…

Rail passenger Op-Ed

By Greg Gormick The campaign by the mayors from Toronto to Kitchener for improved GO service is welcomed by all of us who want a modern rail system in Southwestern Ontario.  But to succeed fully, that municipal push requires some adjustments. First and foremost, the mayors need to recognize that citizens west of Kitchener need…

Big City to Small-Town: Flavours & Finds

Experience the world by food & drink in your own backyard & local community. An original small-town girl, Lisa Culbert has spent the past 6 years living and working as a lawyer in the “Big Smoke” of Toronto and recently resumed living in what she can only describe as the welcoming and wonderfully peaceful town…

Town Wide Thorndale Yard Sale

Canada’s most distracted drivers and pedestrians descended upon Thorndale for their annual town wide yard sale. With so much to see and do the distraction is to be expected. Most residents wait for this day to have their garage sale. The rain poured down on Friday night but by Saturday morning the rain held off…

Extra Innings – News from the Ball Hall

It’s August and activities at the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum are in full swing.  The diamonds are alive with baseball, fastball and slo-pitch games. Mark your calendars for Tuesday, August 30 when teams from Wilfrid Laurier University, the University of Toronto and the Ontario Terriers Under-18s take to Cement Field for a…

Teddy Bears’ Reunion this weekend

One of the most anticipated and well attended events happens this weekend. The Teddy Bears’ Reunion will start this Sunday with the Parade starting at the High School and proceeding to East Ward Park. There will be prizes for the best decorated bike, trike or wagon in the parade, and the judging for this will…