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Giovanni and Clancy owners Viva Earth Refillery

Business Opening: Viva Earth Refillery Inc.

Posted on Saturday, May 06, 2023 03:18 PM

Giovanni and Clancy are passionate about being eco-friendly but found it challenging to source the products they wanted locally so they decided to combine their passion for zero-waste and their dream of owning their own business to open Viva Earth Refillery Inc.

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Viva Earth Refillery is an eco-friendly, zero waste store that offers everything that you use daily at home. All of our products are Canadian-based, made without any harmful chemicals, and are good for you and...

Owners Lena and Geoff of Caledon Manor and Country Inn

Business Opening: Caledon Manor and Country Inn

Posted on Friday, April 21, 2023 10:20 AM

The Caledon Manor and Country Inn is a bed and breakfast on a picturesque property in the heart of horse country. We recently spoke to owners Geoff and Lena Kushnir about their business venture, future plans and some wisdom learned along the way.

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Our business is a new Bed and Breakfast (BnB) in Caledon East which is conveniently located near several event and banquet facilities, and we’re just minutes from Caledon Equestrian Park (CEP) in Palgrave. 

The BnB is in a...

Town of Caledon designated first Pet-Friendly Municipality of 2023

Posted on Tuesday, April 11, 2023 01:57 PM

CALEDON, ON (April 11, 2023) – Today, on National Pet Day, the Town of Caledon was recognized as a pet-friendly municipality by Better Cities for Pets™ - a Mars Pet Nutrition Canada program. Caledon is the first municipality to receive this prestigious certification in 2023.

The Better Cities for Pets™ certification is awarded to communities committed to creating a pet-friendly environment. Applicants are certified by meeting 12 criteria across four categories: businesses, parks, homes and...

Town of Caledon and Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation Issue Joint Statement regarding Bill 23

Posted on Tuesday, April 11, 2023 01:54 PM

The Town of Caledon and Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation (MCFN) share concerns about Bill 23: More Homes Built Faster Act and its impacts.

This bill proposes changes that will severely impact environmental protection and heritage preservation. The Province has amended the Greenbelt Plan and re-designated lands in the Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Plan, anticipating future development of at least 50,000 new homes on the affected lands. These changes may impact key natural features in the...

Parm Chohan owner of Conquer Leadership

Business Profile: Conquer Leadership

Posted on Tuesday, March 14, 2023 03:42 PM

The number of self-employed people is growing. The Census indicates 18.9% of employed persons in Caledon are self-employed. It takes commitment, passion and know-how to start and grow a business.

We recently spoke to Parm Chohan, Caledon resident, dedicating his free time to growing CONQUER LEADERSHIP, a business born of a passion for coaching and leadership development.

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I officially started my business, CONQUER LEADERSHIP in 2021 but I have been doing this work for over...