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Enbridge Gas expansion to Fenelon Falls a big part of Country Living Show
‘Granny’s House’ is an interactive home display taking visitors back in time.

Enbridge Gas expansion to Fenelon Falls a big part of Country Living Show

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Enbridge Gas is the title sponsor of the Kawartha Lakes Country Living Show in Fenelon Falls this year, and they have a good reason to be — Enbridge is expanding its services to include Fenelon Falls by next spring.

The gas company is installing a 37-kilometre pipeline to expand its natural gas service area into Fenelon Falls, Cameron, and Cambray.

This is the first community expansion project in almost 10 years. The company says switching to natural gas will help support greater consumer choice, improve economic growth and create new jobs.

Residents will also have the opportunity to fill out a natural gas application and talk to experts at The Country Living Show from April 27-29 at the Fenelon Falls Community Centre.

One of the things Enbridge is bringing is ‘Granny’s House,’ an interactive home display taking visitors back in time. Homeowners can interact with features like an antique thermostat, old insulation, drafty outlets, inefficient windows and learn how switching to natural gas can increase a home’s value and improve your carbon footprint.

Natural gas burns clean and generates less waste and water pollution than other conventional energy sources. The pipeline is expected to be complete by the spring of 2019, at which point Enbridge will give homeowners clearance to stop using their old heating systems and fully switch over to natural gas.

The Granny’s House display joins the “barn and bunkie” spring sale with over 100 booths filled with products and services specifically targeted to the country home, farm, or cottage owner.

WHAT: Kawartha Lakes Country Living Show (Free Admission)

WHEN: Friday, April 27 to Sunday, April 29

WHERE: Fenelon Falls Community Centre (27 Veterans Way)

TIMES: April 27 from 4-8 pm, April 28 from 10 am to 6 pm, April 29 from 10 am to 3 pm

“The Country Living show centres (on) the community and Enbridge Gas is pleased to be offering services to Fenelon Falls in the near future,” says Tanya Bruckmueller, Enbridge Gas spokesperson.

“Natural gas is not only safe, it’s reliable and affordable. Enbridge is proud to serve and support our communities and safety remains our top priority.”

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Roderick Benns is the publisher of The Lindsay Advocate. He is the author of 'Basic Income: How a Canadian Movement Could Change the World,' and is also Vice Chair of the Ontario Basic Income Network. An award-winning author and journalist who grew up in Lindsay, Roderick has interviewed former Prime Ministers of Canada, Senators, and Mayors across Canada. He also wrote and published a series of books for youth about Canada's Prime Ministers as teens.

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