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Thomas from the Mailbox Studio

Profile: The Mailbox Studio

Posted on Tuesday, July 13, 2021 03:26 PM

Thomas and Marcus, owners of The Mailbox Studio, are young entrepreneurs from Caledon. They create stunning mailbox stands, signposts, gates, and wooden features suitable in town or on rural routes. The brothers were successful in receiving a Summer Company grant to accelerate their business growth. We spoke with 16-year-old Thomas to learn more. 

Tell us about The Mailbox Studio 

We are students who love artwork and woodworking. We are Marcus...

COVID-19 alert

Posted on Thursday, June 10, 2021 03:35 PM

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James Tammy and their son in front of Happy Days Ice Cream parlour

Profile: Happy Days Ice Cream Parlour

Posted on Friday, June 04, 2021 03:47 PM

With a motto of "We scoop smiles!" the appropriately named, Happy Days Ice Cream Parlour opened for the season on schedule despite the pandemic. We asked owners James and Tammy Jenkins to tell us a little about their business and why they do what they do. 

Tell us about your business.

My wife Tammy and I wanted to start a new venture and bought Happy Days in March 2012. Happy Days originally opened in May 2008. We are the second owners.  

We offer 32 flavours of hard...

Wine Wagon Mobile Bar

Profile: Wine Wagon Mobile Bar

Posted on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 09:13 AM

Matt and Kimberley Medeiros saw an opportunity to start a business during the pandemic, finding their niche with the Wine Wagon Mobile Bar. But that isn’t where the story ends. Kimberley tells us why they are opening their business now and what else they are working on.

Tell us about the business.

We are a mobile bartending service.  We have a custom built 14-foot, vintage style trailer that has all the fixings a bar would - ice wells, fridges and freezers, and multiple serving windows. ...

Caledon East Childrens Place

Profile: Caledon East Children's Place

Posted on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 02:24 PM

Caledon East Children’s Place is a centre focused on offering inclusive quality care for local children. We recently asked Brenda McNairn, Executive Director to tell us about the business and how the pandemic has affected them.

Tell us about the business.

Caledon East Children's Place (CECP) is a non-profit organization, licensed by the Ministry of Education.

CECP has been serving families in Caledon East since 1988, providing quality, inclusive early learning and childcare services to Toddler, and...