School isn't just for kids
It's hard to believe it's the end of August. With Labour Day coming next week, that also means a return to school for kids.
However, school and learning isn't just for kids. It was Einstein who...
Save the Date for our Annual Tourism Awards Celebration
Hastings County in partnership with Bay of Quinte Tourism, will be hosting the 5th Annual Tourism Awards Celebration to celebrate the tourism season of 2016 and to recognize significant achievements...
Exploring Hastings County Day 3 - Black River Retreat
It was pouring rain as I drove to Tweed, but the weather did not hinder my excited anticipation of the scenery and business acumen I was destined to enjoy that morning.
As my GPS announced that I...
The International Economic Development Council, or IEDC, has designated 2016 as the Year of the Economic Developer. As noted by IEDC, economic developers drive economic growth by building strategies...
Ah yes... ...the long weekend is finally here! While we want to see some rain, one cannot complain about the sunny and hot weather. If you do, just pretend it's the middle of January. Otherwise, I...
Nominate a Tourism Champion Today!
Do you know an inspirational person or business in the tourism industry? Nominate them for a 2016 HOTie Award and Bay of Quinte Tourism Award.
The County of Hastings and Bay of Quinte Tourism are...
Exploring Hastings County Day 2 - Hidden Goldmine Bakery
Hidden Goldmine Bakery - Brad and Cheryl Freeman
When I first set foot in the Hidden Goldmine Bakery I was immediately met by cheerful smiles and a warm welcome, almost as if a family member just...
Happy Multiculturalism Day
In 1971, the government of Canada adopted a multiculturalism policy, and later on in November 2002, a Canadian Multiculturalism Day was identified on June 27 of each year.
For as far as I can...
Exploring Hastings County - Day 1
On Saturday, June 4th, I embarked in a “Hastings County discovery trip”. I planned my route ahead of time, took Highway 62 and enjoyed a serene and scenic one and half hour drive to my first stop,...
Ways to achieve a work-life balance
If you’re reading this article then I take it you’ve stepped away from your busy day to take a moment to relax and let’s face it, catch your breath. I would also make the assumption that you’ve...