Columns & Advertorials

 Marie Morrell

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 […]

 Gilbert The Beagle

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! […]

 Jenni MacDonald

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 […]

 Lorraine Driscoll

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. […]

 Lisa Gray

Musical Gardens by Lisa Gray

Musical Gardens by Lisa Gray

In the McLeod family Clan, a sprig of Juniper berries was worn at the shoulder of a lady’s tartan sash. Called a protective charm, it was oftentimes used to bless the home. Few people can attest to living up to their Clan Badge as Isabel McLeod-Russell, who’s Held Fast to her family beliefs right from […]

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