Backroad Bounty stars spill tips for hunting antiques

Posted on 22. Oct, 2014 by .

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Everything old is new again, at least in the antiquing business. A stranger’s long-forgotten Tiffany lamp can find new life in your entryway, and a vintage Smith Corona typewriter can become the showpiece of your office. In the new television show Backroad Bounty, currently airing Mondays on Cottage Life TV, antique dealer Marty Gebel and […]

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Kevin Harvick sells ‘vacation home’ for eye-popping…

Posted on 22. Oct, 2014 by .

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If Kevin Harvick wins the Chase for the Sprint Cup, he and his family will likely go on a celebratory vacation. One place they won’t go is what is now their former “vacation home.” But don’t feel bad for the Harvicks, they can afford to take one heck of a vacation with the profit they […]

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E-cigarettes part of smoking ban on Sudbury school properties

Posted on 22. Oct, 2014 by .

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A Sudbury school board is now including e-cigarettes in its ban of tobacco on school properties. E-cigarettes contain a battery, heating coil and a cartridge containing e-juice — which is the liquid that may contain nicotine which gets vaporized when the battery powers the coil to heat up the liquid. When someone inhales, the vapor gets drawn up by […]

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Backroad Bounty showcases Ontario’s vintage finds

Posted on 21. Oct, 2014 by .

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If you’ve purchased or inherited an older property in cottage country, don’t plan a trip to the junkyard just yet. Who knows? There may be more than one treasure lurking in that outbuilding, barn or basement full of relics. The question is, how can you tell the difference? Article source: http://www.torontosun.com/2014/10/20/backroad-bounty-showcases-ontarios-vintage-finds

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three-year fight for life comes to an end

Posted on 20. Oct, 2014 by .

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WELLAND, Ont. — Three years after doctors urged his family to take him off life-support and donate his organs, a young Ontario athlete has succumbed to his injuries from a “freak accident.” At 4:55 p.m. Tuesday with his family surrounding him at Welland hospital, Walter Lumsden, 23, died. But the young man from Wainfleet, Ont., […]

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7 Smart Tips for Buying the Perfect Vacation Home

Posted on 20. Oct, 2014 by .

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Vacation home sales are on the rise, and many investors are starting to see that vacation homes are a good, safe investment. I have put together a few tips that will help you along the buying process in your search for the perfect vacation home. 1. Choose the location carefully The very first question you should be able […]

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How to rent out a second home in France

Posted on 20. Oct, 2014 by .

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In recent years many changes have happened to the property market with changes in inheritance and capital gains taxes, housing recessions, and do-it-yourself rental sites such as Airbnb competing for market space held by the classic actors such as Agents and Hoteliers. For investment property owners and those with secondary homes in France, the latest […]

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Three-year fight for life comes to an end

Posted on 19. Oct, 2014 by .

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But, he was gone long before that. The Wainfleet man died three years earlier on Aug. 11, 2011 surrounded by his close circle of friends. It was a Thursday evening just after 6 p.m. when the good looking, athletic and hard-working 20-year-old dove into shallow water in Wasaga Beach and caused massive damage to his […]

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Kevin Harvick sells ‘vacation home’ for eye-popping $8.2 million — check out …

Posted on 19. Oct, 2014 by .

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If Kevin Harvick wins the Chase for the Sprint Cup, he and his family will likely go on a celebratory vacation. One place they won’t go is what is now their former “vacation home.” But don’t feel bad for the Harvicks, they can afford to take one heck of a vacation with the profit they […]

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Things to do in Muskoka

Posted on 18. Oct, 2014 by .

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Muskoka is one of Ontario’s treasured tourist areas as well as places to live, and there’s no shortage of activities for the whole family throughout the year. Because of sprawling, open green space, Muskoka is ideal for biking/hiking and ATVing in the warmer seasons, as well as snowmobiling in the winter. In fact, there are […]

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