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You have probably heard that diversification is a key to investment success. So, you might think that if diversifying your investments is a good idea, it might also be wise to diversify your investment providers – after all, aren’t two (or more) heads better than one? Before we look at that issue, let’s consider the first half of the “diversification” question – namely, how does diversifying your investment portfolio help you?

Tasty, versatile and good for both you and your wallet, pulses have got a lot going for them. From lentils to chickpeas to beans, the legume family is grown extensively in the Canadian Prairies and can be found at the heart of diverse cuisines. It’s time for you to get soaking!

One simple, yet very important, way to have healthy hair during the cold months is to eat well. You need to get those essential fatty acids. You can get these from foods such as Purslane, avocado, olive oil or coconut cream. Nuts and seeds are also good sources of fatty acids.

This event is a unique blend of colour, light and sound. Relax as you become immersed in the therapeutic and harmonious sounds of crystal singing bowls, chimes and a wind gong. Come rejuvenate your mind, body and soul at this unique sonic event.Learn how to use the power of sound to cultivate higher states of health, awareness and wellbeing.

The Niagara Entrepreneur of the Year Awards (NEYA) is proud to announce Len Pennachetti as the 24th Annual Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient, and Larry Boggio as the Jan R. Cook Community Contribution Award Recipient. Both Pennechetti and Boggio will be formally awarded at the 24th Annual NEYA Awards Gala being held Friday, February 23rd at White Oaks.

Early Bird pricing is on now until January 25th. We will also be announcing the Recipients in the nine juried categories.

The Town of Pelham is currently seeking Spring/Summer Camp and Aquatic Staff! Be part of our team! Apply by Friday, January 26, 2018 before 4:30 p.m. 

Pelham Summerfest is seeking interested individuals to join the Pelham Summerfest Committee. The committee is actively looking for individuals who are interested and/or have experience in sponsorship, fundraising, volunteer coordination, website/social media management and/or statistics.

It's been 10 long years since the real estate crash of 2007 and what a ride it's been!

View our charts below to have a look at what has been happening in our local housing market in the decade since.

It’s time to start planning for the summer! Come Chill on the Hill!  Four days of family fun take place in Fonthill, Ontario over the 3rd weekend of July each year!Vendor applications for Summerfest 2018 are now being accepted via Cognito Forms.  Please review the Vendor Terms & Conditions below and then use this link to submit your application. This is a curated event and vendors will be accepted based on the quality and type of product, rather than a first come, first served basis.  Upon acceptance, you will receive notification and an invoice by email.

At PenFinancial, we believe in “truly local” banking. We also believe in supporting your local communities and businesses. When you become a Member of the PenFinancial family, you’ll receive a Truly Local Scratch Card.

You can win gift cards valued from $25 to $100 to redeem at local Pelham establishments including Cuzinz, Mossimos, Le Village, Rice Road Greenhouses, Nature’s Corner Bakery, Iggy’s Pub, Fasion U Turn and more!

Mayors of the Region’s six southernmost communities will come together to discuss new and useful economic and community-based information at the joint Chambers of Commerce Southern Tier Mayors’ Luncheon on Tuesday, February 13, 2018.

Location: Lipa Park
2850 Oille Street, Pelham

Time: 11:30am - 2:00pm
Registration: 11:15am

The James L Pedlar Funeral Home has been serving our community for 42 years and would love to hear about your experiences with them. They have just launched a Facebook Contest too add a little bit of colourful cheer to someone's home on these dreary winter days.

To help ensure that employers understand their obligations and that employees know their rights, the Minister of Labour has prepared and published a new Employment Standards Poster entitled “Employment Standards in Ontario”. This poster describes important rights and requirements under the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA) and must be posted in the workplace where it is likely that employees will see it. Employers are also required to give every employee a copy of the poster.

The board and I are looking forward to 2018 and facing the new opportunities and challenges for local business as our town continues to grow and the business climate is altered from new federal and provincial rules. The new year has already brought significant changes with the introduction of the Fair Wages and Better Jobs Act, a provincial corporate tax cut to 3.5% of profit, and we can expect further changes to the taxation of small businesses by the federal government.

Moores, Law & Dispute Resolution Practice will be writing/publishing a series of legal articles in MyPelham for the lay person titled, "Remedies for Financial & Other Types of Abuse of the Elderly" covering such topics as...

As we enter our 35th year of serving the community of Pelham, we would like to express our gratitude to this generous community!  Throughout the year, and especially during  the Holiday Season, the donations of food, personal care items, household products, toys, and money, grants, contributions of many volunteers, and the support of local media, allow us to continue to assist families in our community.

Bring Back My Bar is back during the month of January with 25 retired scents. Stock up while you can with these limited time only scents.

Once again the bar has been raised with this year’s University of Guelph Good Food Innovation Awards.  The calibre of the 2017 menus was absolutely outstanding!  The depth and breath of our chefs’ commitment to the producers of Canada was the finest ever.  (We DID trend at #1 on Twitter across the nation!)  What pleases us so much is how many new Gold Award winners there are this year, men and women who can stand on any culinary stage in the world. 

There's always something tasty on sale at Country Corner Market!

Don`t forget to order your 6 ft Subs for Super Bowl only $100.00 along with all the Munchies to make it complete! Hours Mon-Fri 8-7 ,Sat & Sun 8-6

Please click here to view this week's specials.

Formally known as the Pelham Mudfest Challenge, the same great down and dirty challenge for 2018 has rebranded to Niagara Mudfest Challenge. Still located in the heart of Pelham at Bissell’s Hideaway, the Niagara Mudfest Challenge this year takes place Saturday, May 5. The mud run is open once again to both children and adults. The children’s course is smaller in length and obstacles, for those ages 6 to 12, while the adult course is open to anyone 13 or older, and is about 6km in length, with various muddy obstacles to climb over, slide down, crawl through or under.

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