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Sand vs Salt

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Salt or Sand: Both salt and sand have been put to the test last winter.  It seems that every other week gave us a melt and then a refreeze.  Some weeks I should have laced up and skated to work.  But which product is best when it comes to eliminating the ice issues?  We at […]


Ticked off with Ticks

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Ticked off with Ticks I managed to spend every summer of my childhood in the deep woods without ever encountering any ticks.  We used to make our way to the Peterborough region which is considered to have a much greater tick population than our area in Southern Georgian Bay.  It wasn’t until recently that I […]


Salt or Sand

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Salt or Sand: Both salt and sand have been put to the test this winter.  It seems that every other week gives us a melt and then a refreeze.  Some weeks I should have laced up and skated to work.  But which product is best when it comes to eliminating the ice issues? Salt has […]


Build Your Winter Safety Kit

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Build your own Winter Safety Kit:   Building your own winter safety kit to keep in your car is quick, easy, and just might save your life one day.  Winters in Ontario can be unpredictable to say the least, and often a few flakes turn into a blinding squall.  If you commute to work each […]


Safe Boating

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Safe Boating: The sun is shining and the water is warm; boating season has begun! Few things compare to the joy of hitting the open waters of Georgian Bay. Some people fish, some people water-ski, and others just cruise. Whatever aquatic activity floats your boat, just remember safety first. Keep in mind these simple steps […]