Elmhirst Resort

Elmhirst's Resort waterFamily owned and operated, year round cottage resort on Rice Lake. Fully equipped lakeside cottages with 1-5 bedrooms. Fine dining featuring farm to table menu, casual fare in the Pub and outdoor Patio, wine cellar, sightseeing flights, horseback riding and full service Spa on site. Boat & motor rentals, fishing guide available. Recreation trails for hikers, cyclists & X country skiers, working farm, waterfront sports center on the beach.  Health Club with indoor & outdoor pools. Ideal venue for weddings, family reunions, special occasions, meetings and training sessions. (more…)

The Bee’s Knees Encaustics

The Bees Knees Encaustics LogoThe Bee’s Knees Encaustics is a family run business that is passionately committed to making high-quality hand-made encaustic paint and mediums. Our Paints are made with 100% filtered Canadian beeswax, damar resin and premium high quality pigments and are free from harmful chemicals and solvents. All our paints are cast in handmade molds and come in a convenient easy to melt beehive shape. (more…)

Buckhorn Canoe Company

Buckhorn Canoe CompanyBuckhorn Canoe Company, your builder, restorer, and outfitter of classic wood-canvas and all-wood canoes and rowboats. Just around the corner in Buckhorn. We have been in business since 1996. Adjacent to our workshop you will find our store, where you can purchase Old Town canoes and kayaks, high-quality repair and restoration supplies, paddles and oars, hardware and accessories, paint and varnish. Come and check us out! (more…)

Lakefield Herald

Herald flagThe Lakefield Herald has been covering news, events and issues in the East Kawarthas since 2002. We are one of the last privately owned and operated newspapers in Ontario. In addition to keeping our community informed each week, we offer commercial printing services, including full colour print, copying and faxing. We are committed to bringing unsurpassed content and service to the community we live, work and play in ourselves. (more…)


STREXERSTREXER Offers Business Development & Project Management Support. Early stage entrepreneurs without a business development team can use our services to develop business plans and project plans. We provide a number of services including: market research, database development, financing strategies, product licensing, order process flow and industry/product certifications. STREXER consultants bring extensive expertise from the private and not-for-profit sectors. We work in a broad range of industries and customize our service to meet the unique needs of each client. (more…)