Business

Kawartha Wholesale Bakery: Local business has been enduring success story

Jeff Strybosch says the day at the bakery starts at about 3 a.m. Photo: William McGinn.

Lindsay Chamber celebrates small businesses at annual Awards of Excellence event

The Lindsay + District Chamber of Commerce welcomed more than 50 people to the Chamber’s annual awards event that honours local businesses.

Advocate wins Media Excellence award for second year in a row

The Lindsay Advocate won the Media Excellence award at the Lindsay + District Chamber of Commerce’s annual Awards of Excellence.

Jon Perrin wins Citizen of the Year award; Diane Steven takes home Business Leader of the Year honours

Former police officer Jon Perrin won the Citizen of the Year award last night at the 2021 Awards of Excellence held by the Lindsay + District Chamber of Commerce.

Steam cleaning business based in Dunsford serves entire region

Concerned about the COVID-19 pandemic, Stephanie Welch realized that disinfecting and cleaning was going to become a very important part of people’s daily lives.

Small business - open sign

Area chambers of commerce are ‘keepin it local’

Developed with funding through the Ontario Chamber of Commerce, Keepin’ It Local aims to energize the local businesses of the Kawartha Lakes, Trent Lakes and Haliburton County by encouraging individuals to prioritize shopping local.

Chambers of commerce address local labour shortage

The proportion of workers participating in jobs locally is almost 15 per cent lower than in the rest of the province and the median age of workers is about 10 years older here than across the rest of Ontario, according to data provided by the Workforce Development Board.