Georgian Shores Catering getting ready to expand after surviving pandemic

The pandemic has crippled the restaurant and catering industry, but Georgian Shores Catering has managed to weather the storm. Co-owners Dave Scoffield and Wade Plewes say they’ve survived due to the community’s desire to support local. “The community has been amazing,” said Plewes. “People really wanted to support local.” The two chefs operate a catering […]

Six Midland businesses get ‘digital transformation’ help from province

Digital Main Street

Ontario’s Digital Main Street Program and Student Digital Service Squads, launched as a $57 million partnership between the Ontario and federal governments, are helping connect tech-savvy students, $2,500 in government grants and online training with local small businesses who need help launching and expanding their online stores – while government closures remain in place. Throughout […]

Ontario Launches New “Support Local” Marketing Campaign

The Ontario government is encouraging people to “show your love for local” by exploring new and creative ways to reconnect with the unique small businesses and places that make the province’s communities special. To promote this effort Destination Ontario, an agency of the Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries, is launching a new […]

Boutique beauty salon opens in Penetanguishene

Michelle Sauve opened her Penetanguishene beauty studio June 24, so COVID-19 safety measures were a part of the design. “We took all precautions,” the owner said about her 29 Main St., Unit C, shop. Timeless Design Nails and Spray Tan Studio, decorated in blush pink and white with crystal light fixtures, is Sauve’s dream studio […]

Café Kittyhawk opens in former Larder and Pantry in Penetanguishene

What do you call it when you walk into a coffee shop and feel like you’ve been there before? Déja-brew. Café Kittyhawk opened on July 4 in the former Larder and Pantry’s 4 Robert Street West location. “People are so excited there is a café again in Penetanguishene,” said general manager Matt Schaap. Larder and […]