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Crafting Cider in Caledon

Posted on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 02:30 AM

Nick and Lindsay Sutcliffe talk about why they left Toronto in 2011 to establish Pommies Cider in Caledon.

Tell us about your journey from the corporate world to starting your own business in Caledon.

Nick: It’s been great! We used to have paychecks, we used to have other people looking after the major stresses and we used to have a good night’s sleep! But now we control our destiny, with a great team, a great product, a great lifestyle, and a 15-minute commute to work. We work very hard; every...

Caledon Fire urges caution as water levels rise

Posted on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 04:45 AM

With recent warm weather and rainfall, Caledon Fire and Emergency Services is advising residents to stay clear of rivers, creeks, ponds and other bodies of water. Rising water levels have produced flood conditions in some areas along with fast-flowing waterways that can pose a significant threat to safety.

“Now is the time to be extra vigilant,” said Fire Chief Darryl Bailey. “Parents in particular need to keep children and pets away from danger areas such as lakes, ponds, creeks and any other flowing...

Cathy Perennec McLean

Job Postings that Work

Posted on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 03:00 AM

By Cathy Perennec-McLean, Caledon Community Services

Writing a job posting is just like writing any advertisement. You need to know your target audience and reach them in language they understand. There’s nothing worse than writing an ad for a position you need to fill, posting it and getting limited response or even worse, receiving too many applications from people who are not the right fit.

An effective job ad is more than a job description. It is a carefully crafted message aimed at attracting...

Glen Schnarr and Associates Inc. on behalf of Millcroft Inn and Spa - Vintage Hotels

Posted on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 02:15 AM

The applicant, Glen Schnarr and Associates Inc. has applied for Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment applications for 55 John Street.

The purpose of these applications is to permit an expansion to the existing Millcroft Inn and Conference Centre to include an additional wing of 36 guest suites and conference centre facilities. The Official Plan Amendment application proposes to redesignate the subject lands to a Rural Economic Development Area designation and the Zoning By-law Amendment...

PMG Planning Consultants on behalf of Shanontown Developments Inc.

Posted on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 01:45 AM

The applicant, PMG Planning Consultants has applied for Draft Plan of Subdivision and Zoning By-law Amendment applications for 12461 McLaughlin Road.

The Plan of Subdivision proposal is for 677 residential dwelling units comprised of 104 detached dwellings, 164 semi-detached dwellings, 100 on-street townhouse dwellings, 137 rear-laneway townhouse dwellings and a high-density residential block containing approximately 172 apartment dwelling units. In addition, the Plan of Subdivision proposes...