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Profile: Happy Days Ice Cream Parlour

Posted on Wednesday, June 02, 2021 05:33 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...

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Caledon adopts Downtown Bolton Revitalization Plan

Posted on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 10:54 AM

March 31, 2021 -- The Bolton Downtown Revitalization Plan will guide Council and staff on future actions and investment to improve the historic downtown area for residents, business owners and visitors.

“This is a big step forward in reimagining Downtown Bolton,” said Mayor Allan Thompson. “Council has been very supportive of this plan and we will continue to work with the community on the revitalization of  the historic downtown core of Bolton.”


To aid in the implementation...

Dolce Family Ristorante Chef Suthan

Profile: Dolce Family Ristorante

Posted on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 12:20 PM

Described by some as a “hidden gem”, Dolce Family Ristorante serves up a wide variety of Italian dishes from their small unassuming location in Caledon Village. We recently asked Chef Suthan about the business and how they are dealing with the pandemic.

Tell us about your business.

Dolce Family Ristorante has been open since August 2017. It is a family business.

I have been a chef for over 25 years. I enjoy cooking and I am good at it, so I wanted to share that with people and decided to open my...