Guest Blog: Cardio vs. Weights

Jodie Mulder Your Body YouOne of the most frequent questions I get asked is which do you prefer – cardio or weights?

It isn’t a simple answer. There are many studies supporting both sides.

When I plan my workouts for myself and others, I base it on ability first and injury potential.  I find that my clients have the best successes when they do a little of both.  (more…)

Budget 2018 – Canadian Chamber Analysis

Budget: Long on Spending, Short on Growth

The 2018 Budget presents many interesting measures, but does not address the fundamental issues facing Canada’s economy, says the Canadian Chamber of Commerce.  (more…)

President’s Notes – February 2018

I hope that everyone enjoyed a happy & healthy Christmas Season!

Our annual Christmas Business After Hours was on Wednesday December 13th at Kawartha Lakes Construction. This has become an annual event for them, and they combine it with a food/toy drive. Once again, it was a fantastic night, with great food, company and the coolest trees that their staff had made!

The January BAH was a Lakefield ‘HOP’, and many braved the weather to come and learn of, or visit, four local businesses. Thanks to Salon Sorella, Robyn’s Nest Photography & Beauty, Your Body You, and Lakefield Pantry for a wonderful night of networking. (more…)

Further Offset Measures Needed in Upcoming Budget to Keep Ontario Competitive

The Ontario’s Chamber Network calls for tax reform, smart spending to support Ontario businesses

The Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism, in partnership with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) provided the Ontario government with 11 recommendations for the upcoming provincial budget that will help businesses manage costs and secure the province’s competitive advantage. The submission, presented to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs, calls on the government to implement taxation reforms and smart infrastructure and transportation spending to maximize growth and benefit all regions of Ontario. (more…)