Human Interest

Heritage Property in Chatham-Kent Recently Sold

Posted on Sep 13, 2021 in Human Interest

Gray Heritage Home


If you follow my blog you know that I post several articles on the Historical sites in Chatham-Kent. I always write that Chatham-Kent is steeped in History with its connections to the Underground Railway and the several historical sites likes Uncle Tom’s Cabin in Dresden, the village of North Buxton with its history during the conflict with the Nor...

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Ridgetown Native to Compete in Tokyo Olympics 2020 

Posted on Jul 26, 2021 in Human Interest


Chris non Martels at 2015 Pan Am Games

Some residents of Chatham-Kent have a very personal interest in this year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo. Ridgetown native, Chris von Martels grew up with horses his whole life on his parent's farm. He had a passion for riding but did not get serious about his calling until he entered the competition world when he was 13. His late start certainly did not...

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Handy Bros. Awarded Business of the Year

Posted on May 10, 2021 in Human Interest


It has been a challenging year, no one can deny that but a Chatham-Kent Company has excelled regardless of the economic climate and the Global Pandemic we are experiencing. Handy Bros., a Blenheim- based business is more than 60 years old. It changed hands in 2018. The new owners, brothers, Mitch and Nic White, former employees, had the same values...

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April is Income Tax Filing Month

Posted on Apr 29, 2021 in Human Interest

April is Personal Income Tax Return Month  Income Tax TimeMost of us are aware that April is Personal Income Tax Return month. By now you probably have all your T4 `s and are ready to finalize your return. if you have no financial experience and have never done your own taxes you may want to consider hiring a professional. In many cases, they are aware of deducti...

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Benefits of Being an Avid Reader

Posted on Apr 19, 2021 in Human Interest



Open Book

  Are you one of those people who used to read and today's busy world has changed all that? Where have the days gone when you can pick up a book, either fiction or otherwise and just enjoy some me time. Did you used to read your favorite magazine subscription cover to cover or really read the newspaper instead of skimming the articles? If you are h...

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April is Cancer Awareness Month

Posted on Apr 05, 2021 in Human Interest


Cancer Society



April is Cancer awareness month. Unfortunately, we have all been touched in some way by this terrible disease. The Canadian Cancer Society funds research on all types of cancer, offers information on cancer, treatment and risk reduction, and provides amazing support for those suffering with cancer as well as family members and friends. In normal ti...

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