Author: Jane Laker

YOU’RE NOT ALONE – EMPOWER YOURSELF Remember that Autism can be found in all ethnic groups, cultures, races and genders. The numbers have risen because of new research information that allows a better chance of diagnoses. That, however creates a larger demand on healthcare, education and social service systems. In 2016, the Ontario Government put together the Ontario Autism Program – to help people have a no fee access to “Service Navigators”. This allows everyone to gain access to the programs that research has proven will work in their individual case. It also allows families understand the services that are…

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Have you just leased a new car? I have learned a way to keep the paint in great shape! Are you looking for one of the best values for your advertising dollars?! There’s someone you should call!! Barrie’s own Mark Legere at Wraptastic4 has a passion for taking care of each customer. It started with a chip guard Mark’s Dad created, that led Mark into the field of graphic design. The field excited Mark enough to start in the automotive wrap industry in the GTA. Living in Barrie, Mark tired of the commute, so opted to open a company here…

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Have you ever tried on a pair of Voxx Socks? I’ve just met with Kara-Lynn Palmer, owner of Love2YourFeet.ca. Kara-Lynn was so helpful! I knew about Voxx socks and the changes they can make! Voxxlife makes more products than socks though. Their products can assist you with quality of life through health, wellness and sports performance by triggering neuron-receptors sending information to our central nervous system. This in turn helps with regulating pain, maintaining balance and our motor abilities. The socks are an incredible aid, not only for athletes but many others as well. In our family they’re used to…

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THE COMFORT OF OLD WORLD VALUES How my taste buds tingle as I reminisce about the very first spoonful of Onion Soup at Simmering Kettle in the South End. I am a lover of Onion soup, French or otherwise, and this onion soup is likely the very best I’ve ever had in the otherwise category. Mmm! I’m praying that the Simmering Kettle owner, Shalu Persaud, will share the recipe! SIMPLY GREAT FOOD! In discussing with Shalu her love of food, I was very pleasantly surprised at the attention she gives not only her menu choices, but her customers as well. …

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TRAVEL THE WORLD THROUGH YOUR PALATE Welcome to Dosti Eats where you can visit time and time again tasting bold, exotic street food from around the world. Dosti is as “Hip” as Simmering Kettle (the family’s other restaurant just across the parking lot) is “Old World”. And…Dosti Eats even sells some of their bold flavors now for your pleasure at home! Shalu, the owner of Dosti Eats sells her homemade Malsala Sauce for use in your own cooking. What a great way to experiment with Tandoori or Butter Chicken recipes in the comfort of your ownkitchen. As the staff at…

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