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One Man’s Quest

One Man’s Quest

Imagine for a moment that you have retired from a long work career, your children have moved away and started their own families and your lifelong partner has recently passed away.

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The Housing Crisis

The Housing Crisis

It seems each day the mainstream media features a story on the need for more housing. Indeed, due to the increasing population in our region there definitely is high demand…

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Hespeler General Stores

Hespeler General Stores

When the first settlers ventured into this area in the early 1800s, the area was known as the “Queen’s Bush”. The earliest were Mennonite farmers from Pennsylvania who came by way of a small number of native trails and a few “slashed” trails into the area along the Grand and Speed Rivers.

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