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Norma’s Ginger Scones with Maple Syrup

Norma’s Ginger Scones with Maple Syrup

Here is the latest edition of Sharyn’s pantry: Norma O’Collin was working at a local Bed and Breakfast and planned to bake these scones for their breakfast. The original recipe came from Jean Pare’s Muffins and More Cookbook and asked for molasses. But alas, there was no molasses in their pantry. Norma decided to try […]

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Lessons Learned

This month marks my eleventh spring with the Cornwall Outdoor Club de Plein Air (COCDPA) and what a whirlwind of activities it has been!  Throughout my involvement with the club, I have experienced many firsts. This is where I strapped on my initial pair of snowshoes, where I learned how to paddle board, and where […]

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Grrr, some competition!

I was sitting around minding my own business when all of a sudden, my humans brought me to the car. I was a bit scared, I thought maybe they were bringing me back to where I came from. After what seemed like days, we arrived at our destination. We were going to visit another dog! […]

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Secondary Home or Family Home? Column by Jenni MacDonald

Secondary Home or Family Home? Column by Jenni MacDonald

Here is the latest column by Jenni MacDonald: There are situations when a borrower is looking to purchase a “second home”. Some scenarios include, needing a city property to cut down on the long commute during the week, a child heading to school, a vacation property, a parent needing to live close-by, etc. Genworth and […]

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Lorraine Driscoll examines Reading Comprehension Difficulties

Lorraine Driscoll examines Reading Comprehension Difficulties

Here is the latest column by Lorraine Driscoll: In my last article, I wrote about how poor working memory affects learning disabilities. Poor working memory can have a significant impact on the ability to decode and comprehend written text. Up to 70% of students with learning disabilities in reading score ‘very low’ on working memory. […]