1983 by Ouyang Boat Works Whitby Ontario Canada Aloha 32 sailboat


The Aloha 32 is a quality, Canadian-built, sloop-rigged, coastal cruiser designed by Mark
Ellis (similar to his Niagara 35 design). She is an ideal bay and cruising boat for two,
although she can sleep up to five. She accelerates quickly in a breeze and handles like a
dream. A reliable 21 hp Westerbeke diesel. Fin keel and spade rudder she can be turned within her own length in tight marinas.

Starting forward is the workshop/sail locker and chain locker with a large 24� x 24� hatch for great ventilation and to conveniently egress. Port and Starboard hanging lockers. Main saloon for entertaining with port and starboard seating and a centerline drop leaf table. Good storage all around and port side seat pulls out to increase bunk size. There is a large over head hatch for ventilation and 6 total opening ports with bug screens. Moving aft, the large head is on starboard with overhead hatch. A designated pump for shower bypassing bilge. On port is a spacious galley for preparing sunset dinners. A deep SS sink and salt water pump to conserve fresh water for washing dishes. A 2 burner propane stove/oven. The icebox is large with a top sliding shelf and is well insulated. Very good counter space and good storage for long distance sailing. Next aft to port is a single pilot berth with battery bank below, plus storage. On starboard is a comfortable double berth, long enough to accommodate 6�4� passengers. The engine compartment is centered below the cockpit. The Aloha has standing headroom of 6�4�.

Enigma has been lovingly maintained by her current owners. Her mast comes down yearly so all standing rigging is inspected annually. She had a complete bottom job in 2013 with new barrier coats and top coats. (no blisters) She is covered with custom frame work and tarps to protect her from the harsh New England Winters. Her top and sides are cleaned and polished with 2 coats of wax each Spring. Her bright work is in excellent condition. The current owners have enjoyed sailing her all around Long Island Sound, and the Islands.

Location: Stratford, Connecticut


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How to Apply to an Ontario College

to your account to complete your application, make changes or confirm offers of admission.

The first step in applying to college is to research the programs and colleges available to you. If you have not already decided what programs you are applying to, see our College Map to find a campus near you, browse our Find a Program tool to see all college programs offered in Ontario, go directly to college websites for more details about their programs, and consider attending a College Information Program event to meet college representatives in person.

The next step is to create an account with ontariocolleges.ca and begin your college application.

Your ontariocolleges.ca Account

If you have never applied through ontariocolleges.ca before, click the “Create an Account” button to get started. Your ontariocolleges.ca account allows you to

  • Apply to any of Ontario’s 26 public colleges
  • Review and update your college application
  • Request Ontario high school transcripts (from participating schools )
  • Request Ontario college/university transcripts
  • View and accept offers of admission

Your ontariocolleges.ca account will be deleted from our system after 2 years if there has been no activity during that time. This includes any transcripts and / or documents on file. If you wish to apply to college again, you ll need to create a new account.

Important Info Before You Apply

  • The application processing fee is $95.00 (non-refundable).
  • An application allows you up to 5 program choices (no more than 3 at any one college).
  • All program choices must start within the same academic year (August-July).
  • There may be additional fees to request transcripts.
  • Your username is permanent.
  • Your password must be between 8 and 14 characters in length.
  • Use a valid email address.
  • DO NOT create more than one account.
  • The application works best in certain web browsers .

How to Apply

  • Log in to your account.
  • Fill in your personal information and educational history.
  • Add your program choices.
  • Request your transcripts. (If you re a current Ontario high school student, most high schools automatically send your grades to us.)
  • Pay the application processing fee and any transcript fees.
  • Log back in to verify your transcript information, or to make changes or updates to your application. (Changing your program choices after February 1 may affect your chances of receiving an offer, as applications will be considered first-come, first-served.)
  • Log back in after February 1 to view and confirm offers of admission .

For a step-by-step tour of the secure online application, download the user guide .

Important Dates

  • October: Applications become available for programs starting the following fall.
  • February 1: Equal Consideration Date – apply to highly competitive programs on or before this date.
  • February 1: Colleges may begin sending offers of admission.
  • May 1: Deadline to confirm offers (colleges may extend offers after this date).
  • Mid-June: Tuition deposit payment due.
  • See the Important Dates page for more information.

  • Accept an offer?
  • Get my transcript?
  • Pay for my schooling?
  • Transfer credits?
  • Apply as an international student?
  • Apply as a mature student?
  • Find resources for immigrant applicants?
  • Find out more about skilled trades?

College Information Program (CIP). Every fall, representatives from Ontario’s public colleges tour the province to meet and talk with prospective students. If you are considering college, this is your chance to gather information about the colleges and programs you are interested in, all in one place. Find out when CIP is coming to your area.

Apply to College From Your Phone. Apply to public colleges in Ontario, anytime and from anywhere. Browse thousands of programs across the province, and find the one that s right for you. View and accept offers of admission the moment they are posted to your account. Learn more about the ontariocolleges.ca app.


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Ontario shuts 14 Everest College campuses

TORONTO Ontario is moving to shut down American-based Everest College, which operates 14 private career schools across the province, and offering help to students try to recover some of their tuition payments.

The superintendent of private career colleges suspended all Everest College campus activities, which government officials say will prevent it from declaring bankruptcy, at least in the short term.

The suspension will affect about 2,450 students and 450 staff at Everest College, which announced last summer that it was looking to sell off or close down all its campuses in Ontario.

Colleges and Universities Minister Reza Moridi says officials from his office will be at every Everest campus, including at night classes, to give students information about what they can do next.

Students will be offered help to find another career college they can transfer to and complete their education or apply for a refund from a $3 million fund set up for that purpose.

However, there are no guarantees anyone will get a full refund of their tuition fees.

Everest has 15 days to seek a hearing before Ontario s Licence Appeal Tribunal of the superintendent s decision.

The superintendent was no longer satisfied that Everest could be expected to be financially responsible in the operation of a private career college and in the offering of its vocational programs, the ministry said in a release.

One of the main priorities during this process is to ensure that students are provided with training completion options that will allow them to promptly complete their programs, with as little disruption as possible.

The Canadian Everest campuses are owned by Corinthian Colleges, a California-based company which owns 107 college campuses across North America and also offers degrees online.

Allegations of falsifying job placement data used in marketing claims to prospective students at one of the company s U.S. campuses triggered an investigation by the U.S. Education Department, which eventually led to a severe cash shortage at the company when federal funds were withheld.

As a result, Corinthian Colleges agreed to close 12 campuses in 11 states and place the rest of its campuses up for sale, including those in Canada.

Everest operated campuses across Ontario, in Barrie, Brampton, Hamilton, Kitchener, Mississauga, Newmarket, Ottawa, Toronto, Sudbury and Windsor.

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Choose a College

A college education in Ontario is the pathway to your future. Whether you’re just beginning the journey or building on credentials you already have, following this path can help you reach your career goals. Getting the right education and experience to match your choice of career is what counts most in today’s marketplace. That’s why more than a million of the province’s success stories are Ontario college graduates. So what are you waiting for?

Explore an Ontario college

  • Accept an offer?
  • Get my transcript?
  • Pay for my schooling?
  • Transfer credits?
  • Apply as an international student?
  • Apply as a mature student?
  • Find resources for immigrant applicants?
  • Find out more about skilled trades?

College Information Program (CIP). Every fall, representatives from Ontario’s public colleges tour the province to meet and talk with prospective students. If you are considering college, this is your chance to gather information about the colleges and programs you are interested in, all in one place. Find out when CIP is coming to your area.

Apply to College From Your Phone. Apply to public colleges in Ontario, anytime and from anywhere. Browse thousands of programs across the province, and find the one that s right for you. View and accept offers of admission the moment they are posted to your account. Learn more about the ontariocolleges.ca app.

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Have a question? Chat with one of our agents now.

Next Important Dates

May 1, 2017 Deadline to confirm offers of admission

Mid-June 2017 Tuition deposit due at the colleges

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Mackie Harley-Davidson Rentals

Family: Touring
Year: 2015

2017 Tier 2 Rates

Bikes include: 2017 FLSTC, 2017 FLTRXS, 2017 FLHXS, 2016 FLHR, 2017 FLHTK, 2015 FLHTK, 2015 FLHTCUL

  • Package
  • Rate
  • Pickup
  • Drop Off
  • Mileage Included
  • Upgrade To Unlimited Mileage
  • Day
  • $125 (+tax)
  • 10AM
  • 4PM
  • 200 KMS
  • ADD $50
  • Overnight
  • $300 (+tax)
  • 10AM
  • 10AM Next Day
  • 200 KMS
  • ADD $50
  • 2-Day Midweek
  • $450 (+tax)
  • 10AM Tuesday or Wednesday
  • 10 AM Thursday or Friday
  • 400 KMS
  • ADD $50
  • 3-Day Midweek
  • $600 (+tax)
  • 10AM Tuesday
  • 10AM Friday
  • 600KMS
  • ADD $50
  • Weekender
  • $700 (+tax)
  • 4PM Friday
  • 10AM Monday
  • 600 KMS
  • ADD $100
  • Long Weekend
  • $850 (+tax)
  • 4PM Friday or 4PM Thursday
  • 10AM Tuesday or 10AM Monday
  • 800 KMS
  • ADD $100
  • Weekly
  • $1500 (+tax)
  • Any Day
  • Any Day
  • 1500 KMS
  • ADD $100

25 cents per additional kilometer unless unlimited mileage option added

***Prices subject to change without notice***

**All Rental Packages Include: Helmet, Rain Suit and Insurance.**

Full riding gear required:

All customers are responsible for providing their own jacket, pants, eye protection, gloves and proper boots.

We reserve the right to refuse rentals to customers that do not have proper gear.

  • Rider must possess a full motorcycle license (no sub-classes accepted, i.e. M1).
  • A security deposit of $2500.00 shall be collected on a major credit card (Visa, MasterCard, or AMEX).
  • We reserve the right to refuse rental.
  • We require 48 hours notice for cancellation. “No Show” reservations will be charged $125.00 plus tax


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Business Phone Systems, Business Internet Managed PBX

NEWT is the business services division of Fibernetics Corp. a federally regulated Competitive Local Exchange Carrier (CLEC), and Internet Service Provider (ISP).

Whether you’re a multi-site organization or a one location business, NEWT can save you up to 80% on your current telecom costs. The NEWT Managed PBX Business Phone System provides a fully managed digital voice solution for any sized business.

Thousands of businesses have made NEWT their daily choice for business phone service in Canada because it’s reliable and reduces monthly operating expenses.

Learn how NEWT can help your business go – beyond telecom.

Business Phone System – NEWT Managed PBX

For single and multi-location medium to large enterprise business

  • On-Premises Managed PBX – Business Phone System VoIP
  • $0 Capital Cost Option
  • Low Operating Costs – Save up to 80%
  • 100% managed PBX end-to-end with user friendly interface
  • 80+ powerful business features
  • Remarkable and reliable with clear call quality

Business Internet Solutions

  • Symmetrical High Speed Bandwidth, Copper, Fiber and beyond. Small Business Internet solutions that can enable your business to increase productivity and up-time.

Business PRI / T1

  • Primary Rate Interface (PRI Trunks / T1), PRI Solutions for medium-large business providing connectivity to Customer Premise Equipment (CPE), such as Private Branch Exchange (PBX). NEWT PRI delivers up to 23 simultaneous calls and reduces your telecom costs by reducing many lines in to one simple circuit.

Business Internet Redundancy Speed

  • NEWT offers the ability to bond different Internet connections and boost your business Internet connection speeds. This solution can provide critical failover and redundancy for your business operations.


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Canadian Business College – Colleges in Toronto #canadian #business #college, #canadian


Why Choose Us?

Canadian Business College offers students a well-balanced college experience. We are nimble enough to honour your individual needs while our 20+ years of experience provides exceptional training that will help you achieve your career and life goals. At Canadian Business College, we get to know you and celebrate your successes. Then, we help you turn those successes into a fulfilling career. Read more.


Enrolling at Canadian Business College ensures you will benefit from a supportive learning environment with faculty, staff and peers all committed to your success. We strive to help maximize your potential and encourage you to bring your very best to the classroom each and every day. Read what current students are saying about their decision to pursue their education and career goals at Canadian Business College. Read more.


Canadian Business College diploma programs are taught by experienced instructors who specialize in their unique areas of expertise. Our faculty works diligently to pass on their real-world knowledge, skills and experience to students. The skill-based format of our programs, in combination with this real-world experience, provides students with a unique and invaluable learning environment. Meet just some of our highlighted faculty members! Read more


Canadian Business College s Student and Career Services team helps connect the knowledge, skills and training that you acquire over the course of your studies to meaningful jobs and careers once you graduate. Our top priority is to facilitate relationships between you and the businesses, organizations and industries where you will work and further develop your skills. Read more


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Ontario Drug and Alcohol Rehab Centers – Alcohol and Drug Rehab



At Bayridge, we strongly believe in a more holistic systemic approach. We like to look at the bigger picture, the whole person. So although medications are great, they don’t solve the whole problem because you are more than just some chemicals. We often say, “Meds are like water wings, they keep you floating but they don’t teach you how to swim!”

Where People Need People

Located in the heart of Windsor Ontario, Brentwood is a non-denominational recovery home that has served over 20,000 men and women primarily from Windsor and Essex County; however clients come from all over Canada and the United States. The facility is set on nine acres with three main buildings and a pavilion. It is staffed by 37 employees including certified counsellors and medical staff.

Addiction Treatment / Addiction Rehab / Drug Rehab / alcohol rehab / Rehab

Canadian Centre for Addictions is a private drug and alcohol rehab that provides superior client-centered addiction treatment. The other focus is relapse-prevention. Clients who have been through CCFA

Where Healing Begins

Canadian Health Recovery Centre approaches addiction as both behavioural and biochemical in nature. Our orthomolecular treatment model is uniquely tailored to benefit the individual suffering from addiction and concurrent mental health issues – cravings are reduced and neurotransmitter function is improved – paving the way for counselling to be more effective.

Caritas Project is a Therapeutic Community with a multi-dimensional approach to recovery. This approach encompasses the physical, mental, spiritual, social, emotional and vocational needs of a human being in a highly structured, family-like environment. The Caritas 25 month program is well known for its great impact in achieving a total change in lifestyle. Caritas is a registered charity, partially funded by the Ministry of Health and continues to sustain the majority of its work relying on public donations and community support.

The Dave Smith Youth Treatment Centre is Eastern Ontario ’s only non-profit, community based agency dedicated exclusively to helping youth, between the ages of 13-18, overcome substance abuse issues and other related challenges in order to achieve a healthier lifestyle.

Homewood Health is Canada’s leader in mental health and addiction services. With over 130 years of experience, we achieve outstanding outcomes every day through our national network of nearly 4000 employees and clinical experts, and through the Homewood Health Centre – one of Canada’s largest and leading facilities for medical treatment of mental health and addiction disorders.

Ontario Drug and Alcohol Treatment

New Awakenings is an all-inclusive treatment program for men suffering from alcohol and drug and substance abuse issues. We provide a highly individualized, holistic approach to treatment where social, psychological, physical and spiritual needs are assessed and reviewed throughout the treatment process.


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Drug & alcohol rehab treatment centers: Canadian Drug Rehab Centres #canadian


Canadian Drug Rehab Centres

The Canadian Drug Rehab Centres directory was created to address the increasing demand for current and comprehensive resources relating to residential treatment programs and outpatient rehabilitation programs in Canada only .

With the assistance of professionals within the addictions recovery industry, Canadian Drug Rehab Centres is dedicated to providing a wide-ranging selection of the most up-to-date listings for:

Within these categories you�ll be sure to find additional information about halfway houses, sober living houses, detox facilities, addiction counselling services, intervention services, 12 step support groups and much, much more.

Drug rehabs, alcohol treatment centres recovery homes

Designed with the user always in mind, the site is organized into categories identifying different needs relating to alcohol and drug rehab programs, detoxification, rehabilitation and recovery, and then subcategorized by province or territory.

To better serve your requirements, our directory is enormously user-friendly � making it easier than ever to find all your drug rehabilitation, alcohol treatment, and addiction recovery needs with the simple click of a mouse.

Outpatient addiction programs, support groups counsellors

Our directory is designed so users have the opportunity to add or edit listings autonomously. However, all listings and content are subject to approval from the site editors to ensure equality and integrity is maintained without endorsement.

Providing information that is necessary, reliable and convenient, we hope you find your visit enjoyable and beneficial. If so, simply bookmark the Canadian Drug Rehab Centres directory in your favorites list. Your feedback is essential and greatly appreciated, so please email us with any and all questions, comments, or concerns.


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Become a Paralegal – Diploma & Certificate Classes in Toronto, Ontario


Student Testimonials

(Melissa was in our Medical Office Assistant program, she was employed before completing the program!)

I love my job and find it very exciting. I ve met a lot of new people. For the first three days I was training in the Client Liaison s office just to see how the systems work. They were 8 hour days and today I am doing a 12 hour shift in the pre-admitting for emergency. It is all so exciting and everyone here is really impressed with all the medical knowledge that I have. I can only say that it s because of you and the courses I took at Academy of Learning. You gave me confidence in myself and it made me believe I can accomplish anything. I think any future students who take this course should know that, even though the work is very challenging and difficult, it really pays off in the end. Thanks for everything!


Industry Overview

As regulations and legislation evolve and the public s need for legal services and advice grows, the need for skilled paralegals is as high as ever. Employment prospects for paralegals are stable, regardless of the economic ups and downs outside of the law industry, which makes it a steady career option.

The Paralegal diploma program is accredited by the Law Society of Upper Canada and prepares graduates to apply to the Law Society of Upper Canada to become licensed paralegals. Paralegals are non-lawyers who provide legal services in specified areas of practice to the public for a fee. The type of work that a licensed paralegal can perform is limited by the Law Society and this program is restricted to those areas of law.

Paralegals are invaluable both as individuals and as part of the legal team. In just 49 weeks, graduates will be prepared to work in law offices, legal departments of any organization and/or run their own practice, and can find employment opportunities with law firms, government offices, private industry or as independent Paralegals.

With Law Society of Upper Canada accreditation in a field that offers a variety of workplace options and exciting personal challenges, it s no wonder the Paralegal diploma program is one of our most popular diploma options!

Contact Academy of Learning College Bay/Bloor Campus today for more information and find out if a career as a paralegal is right for you. With financial assistance options for everyone, there s no reason to put it off any longer! ( Click here to watch the introductory program video or scroll to the bottom of the page )

Duties Responsibilities

Paralegals use their skills and experience to handle a variety of legal responsibilities. Because of their wide understanding of the law, paralegals are invaluable members of a legal team. They often participate in the initial interviews between clients and their lawyers and collect crucial information related to a client s case. Paralegals have a number of diverse duties from drafting legal documents to doing research to assisting with legal transactions.

In Ontario, paralegals are regulated as officers of the court and licensed by the Law Society of Upper Canada the only jurisdiction in the Western hemisphere to do so! Licensed paralegals in this province enjoy more independence, as they can independently practice in approved areas of the law. They can represent clients in provincial matters, immigration, landlord tenant disputes, labour law, small claims court and other criminal matters.

A diploma from Academy of Learning College Bay/Bloor Campus gives you the training and work experience you need to be a paralegal. Contact us today for more information. In only 49 weeks, you ll have the skills and experience you need to move forward with total confidence!

Skills Attributes

A diploma from Academy of Learning College Bay/Bloor Campus lets employers know that you have the skills and training required of a paralegal. We consult with employers to ensure that our classes provide you with the most up-to-date and relevant training so you can start a job with confidence and self-assurance. Some of the personal attributes that potential employers look for in a paralegal include:

Superior organizational skills

A genuine interest in the law

Problem-solving skills and initiative

Ability to work as part of a team

Ability to perform research and synthesize information

Multi-tasking skills

A professional and helpful demeanour

Good communication skills

Respect for all aspects of client confidentiality

Contact us for more information and we ll show you how quickly this rewarding career could be yours!

Career Opportunities

Your Paralegal diploma gives you the skills, training and experience that correspond with a variety of careers, including:

Provincial Offence agent

Small Claims Court agent

Landlord Tenant Tribunal agent

Labour Board agent

Workplace Safety and Insurance (WSIB) benefits agent

Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule (SABS) benefits agent

Summary Offenses agent

And many more!

With classes starting every week, you can start soon and graduate soon. Contact Academy of Learning College Bay/Bloor Campus for more information on this diploma program and the financial assistance options that work best for you.

Graduate in 49 Weeks

In under a year, you could be on your way to a whole new career as a Paralegal. Students attend classes for 45 weeks followed by 150 hours of field work. The instructional component gives you the skills and knowledge; the field placement gives you marketable Canadian work experience. Combined, you ll have everything you need to jump into a new career with complete confidence!

Contact us today. One of our career consultants can show you just how quickly you can get started in the thriving and exciting world of law!

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Early Childhood Education Programs at Ontario Colleges

What to expect from a career as an Early Childhood Educator

Teaching at any level is a rewarding career, but early childhood teachers have a special opportunity to help children in their earliest stages. Early childhood education programs at Ontario colleges teach students the skills they need to get children started on a successful journey through the education system.

If you have a keen interest in childhood development and are interested in early childhood education (ECE) as a career, here’s what you need to know. More

Early Childhood Education Courses

Early childhood education training is structured to teach both the theoretical and practical sides of early childhood development (children 12 and under).

You will learn about basic health, safety and behaviour as well as how to understand children’s environments and early learning mechanisms. You will also learn to plan early childhood education curriculums for a variety of levels, and will develop your writing and communication skills to work with children, parents, and members of the education and teaching system.

ECE programs have extensive field placement opportunities, placing students in preschools, child care programs, hospitals and kindergartens for real-world experience.

General Early Childhood Education Program Requirements

Many colleges offer this program at an entry level, meaning requirements include only an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, with a grade 12 English credit (additional academic requirements may be added by specific institutions).

Other Ontario colleges structure the course as a continued education program, requiring you to have completed an undergraduate degree. This program will often be accelerated to three semesters, rather than the traditional four-semester program.

Additional requirements to both programs could include health certificates and immunizations, Police Record Checks and admissions testing. Experience working with young children will be seen as a definite asset, and may be required by many institutions.

Early Childhood Education Jobs and Salaries

Early childhood education careers could lead into a number of positions, including (but not limited to):

  • Early childhood educator / education assistant
  • Home child-care provider
  • Child-care consulting
  • Camp counselors
  • Transition homes for abused women and children

Salaries for early childhood education professionals vary depending on the position, but generally start from $27,000 per year on the low end and $33,000 per year on the high end.

Ontario Colleges Offering Early Childhood Education Programs

Use the left-column navigation to refine your search by College, Program Availability, Program Start Date and more, or see the table below for a complete list of early childhood education programs at Ontario colleges. Less


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Travel in Canada, for Canadian Tourists, winter, cottage, resort, inn, lodge,

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Travel Canada.net is a Canadian website that provides Travel hints and suggestions on Where to Stay in Canada.

Here are some examples:

Discover the Westwind Inn. a hidden treasure you will promise to return to for years to come. An easy drive just 1.5 hours north east of Toronto, this private getaway is located in the heart of the Kawartha Lakes region of Ontario, Canada and offers a tranquil escape from the everyday hustle and bustle of city living. With all the natural beauty of the Muskoka Lakes region, without the traffic or commercialization. You will find every inch of Westwind naturally beautiful, the perfect environment for a romantic interlude, quiet retreat or gruelling conference. Whether it’s an extended stay, a weekend trip or corporate retreat, we are just what you are looking for and so much more!

Spectacular setting for a romantic wedding or group retreat.

Celebrate your special occasion at Westwind Inn . Treat your sweetheart to a romantic weekend away. Soft music, fine wines, superb dining, incredible grounds, comfortable accommodations and friendly staff. Your package includes superb multi course dinners, full country breakfasts, full use of resort facilities, hot tub, sauna, pool and so much more! See our rates page for room descriptions and pricing. Wonderful romantic honeymoon suites perfect for your anniversary!

Westwind Inn is proud to offer full service dining with a beautiful lake view. Our all inclusive Modified American Plan includes a superb multi course dinner and full country breakfast each day. There are many towns to explore and restaurants in the area where you can have lunch. If you prefer to stay on site a packed lunch is available when ordered at breakfast time.

Westwind Inn is situated on 60 private acres featuring over 1/4 mile of private shoreline with breathtaking lake views and our own forest with a spring fed pond in a wilderness setting. discover the peaceful sounds of earth. observe wildlife in it’s natural environment. take photos, explore an artists haven. We are surrounded by thousands of acres of natural forest with so many wonderful activities available to experience and enjoy.

Ruby’s Cottage Resort is the ultimate family Ontario resort vacation and cottage rentals destination in Haliburton Highlands of Ontario. Ruby’s Cottage Resort is a four seasons destination with numerous trails in Haliburton County for hiking, biking, ATVing, snowmobiling, skiing.

Ruby’s Cottage Resort is a great place in the off season for romantic couples to escape for a weekend. Relax in a hot tub or curl up in front of a woodstove.

Fishing in spring, summer, fall winter is ideal at our Ontario cottage resort in Haliburton Highlands.

I rwin Inn (Lakefield, Stoney Lake) Spectacular Stoney Lake setting, exceptional dining, year round comfort. Rooms, cottages, luxury fireplace suites with whirlpool, hot tub or pool. Summer programs, seasonal packages, golf, tennis, beach, pool, canoes, kayaks, pedal boats, mountain bikes, nature trails, horseback riding.

  • lakefront Studio Cabins, 1, 2, 3 and 4-bedroom housekeeping cottages
  • clean and comfortable cottages with full kitchens, gas BBQ’s, colour TV, electric heat and inspected by the Canada Select Accommodation rating program
  • some cottages are handicap accessible
  • facilities on-site include boats, motors, dockage, canoes, kayaks, pedal boat, life jackets, store, spa services
  • family oriented, with optional organized family activities mid-June to mid-September
  • safe, sandy beach, volleyball, shuffleboard, playground, waterskiing and wakeboarding lessons, and tubing
  • lakefront tea room featuring our home-made jams and home baking
  • mature trees with plenty of shade on well-kept spacious grounds
  • quiet, relaxed, family atmosphere
  • moderate weekly rates July and August
  • Spring and Fall, there are midweek specials, weekend and weekly rates
  • pets: As of 2001, only pets of regular, returning, Scotsman Point guests will be permitted. We no longer accept new pets.
  • conference and retreat facilities
  • 18-hole golf course right next door that is well maintained, and three others nearby
  • VISA, MasterCard, Debit Card, personal cheques accepted
  • we are members of Resorts of Ontario, Peterborough and the Kawarthas Tourism, Lakefield Chamber of Commerce, Buckhorn District Tourist Association and the National Canada Select Accommodation Rating Programme
  • Broadband Internet connection is available for guests with suitably equipped laptop computers.


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  • Yes, Ontario insurance is a wreck, so you need to shop


    Yes, Ontario insurance is a wreck, so you need to shop around

    Auto insurance has always been a hot election issue, and the timing of the current whipping is expected. One thing to keep in mind? Every party has screwed the pooch when it comes to this topic, with the NDP handing a fumbled ball to two successive Conservative governments who bobbled it to the incoming Liberals. They’re all as bad as each other at promising to do something, then opening the box the day after the election and grimacing.


    Our current system is a dog’s breakfast of road-blocked players each pointing fingers. The system is rife with often-fraudulent in-betweeners gorging on those sky-high rates like a mosquito landing on a corpulent, passed out drunk. Too many minor claims end up in drawn-out court disputes, with money that should be going to client care instead going to experts and consultants, who often only consult on ways to expertly bleed the system to their own advantage. It’s not that Ontarians are getting extraordinary medical attention and rehab compared to some of their other provincial counterparts; it’s that the money from those bloated rates is not making it to the consumer. For what we’re paying, we should be lying around eating peeled grapes.

    Nobody really likes anyone else. Consumers scream at insurance companies, who actually have to have government approval for any rate hikes or changes to wordings or coverages. Provinces that have public insurance programs, like B.C. Saskatchewan, Manitoba and, partially, Quebec are held up as the answer to Ontario’s woes. But Ontarians actually have better coverage – when it makes it to the consumer from that private system, as it produces more competitive products. Public coverage is okay as long as you never get hurt, or at least not too badly. We simply need the private system to have the fraud reined in so that consumers can actually benefit from those products, instead of for-profit healthcare enterprises and lawyers who take a 40 per cent whack off of victim settlements.

    The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) puts the latest available fraud estimate, from 2010, between $768 million and $1.56 billion. You pay; I pay; we all pay.

    We too often look at the annual cost of insurance – roughly 1,500 bucks on average in Ontario – and compare it to tales of someone in Saskatchewan who pays $500. They are getting different coverage. This was actually highlighted, in a less than positive way, last summer when one of the cost-saving measures introduced in Ontario was to reduce your standard coverage in order to reduce rates. It’s like when they reduce the size of a package of pasta but charge you the same; they think you’ll be too dumb to notice.

    Don’t be too dumb. Read your fine print and contact your provider, or better yet, a broker. Brokers are good. They have access to many different insurance companies and can answer all your questions and place you with the right provider for your needs.


    So, if the government(s) do squat to help you, how can you help yourself? According to Anne Marie Thomas at InsuranceHotline.com, you have to be proactive.

    “Read your renewal; too many people, over half, just let it ride even though they may not be getting competitive rates. A little homework can save you a lot of money,” she explains. Don’t wait for a promised-but-probably-not-coming reduction from a government. Shop your policy and find the savings yourself.

    Maybe you’re a little nervous to call up a new place to ask about quotes. Maybe you have a ticket that you are fairly certain will evade a licence check with your current company but will see sunlight with a new one. Thomas says to do your own legwork. Their site – along with others you can find online – lets you input your information and pop up an estimate. It might be in the ballpark of what you’re paying now, but it might also save you a lot of money. You don’t offer up any contact info unless you wish to pursue the offer.

    We need to keep pressure on governments to fix a broken system, but we also need to stop being complacent on a major expense in our own budgets. Pay attention to changes in standard coverages and shop your renewal to protect yourself, and your money.


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