September 24, 2020
Shared child custody can – and often is – demanding.
During Covid, even more so.
Ryan O’Neill, with Wards Lawyers, specializes in Family Law. In May 2020 and Episode 8 of the Advocate Podcast, Ryan discusses the legal implications of child custody during a unique time.
September 24, 2020
Lawyer Jason Ward weighed in on the safety inspection blitzes the provincial government was conducting on small businesses during Covid’s first wave. What he told The Advocate Podcast back in Episode 6, can teach us much about what to expect in the future
September 24, 2020
Early on in the pandemic, in episode 3 of The Advocate Podcast, lawyer Calvin Chan explained how the pandemic could affect the workplace - for the employee and employer. His insight then is still relevant today.
September 15, 2020
The Strumbellas’s Darryl James calls Lindsay home. He and Robyn James explain why…and how The Academy Theatre is so important to them, that they’re helping produce a mega concert fundraiser. Think you know what wrongful dismissal really means? Lawyer Jason Ward does – and explains it in clear language. What’s a Kawartha Box? A whole lot of local goodness, that's what! Cormorants may not be tasty. Or pretty. But they are being hunted now – legally. Oh, and a new wurd! Uh. Sorry. Word.
September 1, 2020
What a run! But A Place Called Home’s Lorrie Polito is ready to pass the torch – after 25 years. Part meditation, part light stroll, all uplifting: Ken Reid’s forest therapy walks reward. Lindsay’s Boots of Hazard is itchin’ to get its boots back on stage. Members Dennis Carmichael and Shawn Miller talk country, rock, country rock and what Scugog’s muddy waters really offer.
W.A Goodwin would be proud to see how his Sturgeon Point cottage retreat has been maintained. We visit Cherry Tree Lodge, more than a 100 years after the famous artist lived there.
No more styro-foam or Tim’s cups at the landfill? What the H-E Double Stir Sticks? We tell you why.
August 15, 2020
Movies at Lindsay Drive-In? Sure. Live concerts with real humans! Yup, that too. Not hard to physically-distance for golf, but is it still…fun? Bird and Jancsik weigh in. It’s back, and Vicky’s Values’ value to the community goes beyond big bargains. Watching the game from your favourite seat when arena seats are empty: worse, better or same? And fun with conspiracy theories…or so we would have you believe.
August 1, 2020
A mask is now a must inside C of KL businesses. Lawyer Jason Ward explains how, when and why. The Lakeview Arts Barn says the show must – and will – go on (with concessions). Lookin’ for a bike is an uphill pedal, says cycling expert and Cambray store owner Mike Gorman. Musician Marc Novoselec took the past few months to create Isolation Dreams. Our public library’s Lyndsay Bowen is back with a new word. And Denis digs into a deep fried pickle in Glenarm.
July 14, 2020
Pharmacist Cathy Puffer with mask update after Day 1 of new rule. Chief of Kawartha Paramedic Service, Andrew Rafton, on pandemic effect. Advocate publisher, Roderick Benns, on new gig as Chamber of Commerce president. Cameron’s Cassie Noble with great conversation and super great music. And another Kawartha staycation.
July 1, 2020
Bass players or Bassist: Graeme’s cool with either. So many chipmunks. So many squirrels. So, why? Reaboro’s champion of the post office is gone, but never forgotten. What’s a Covid-19 test like anyway? Denis meets an internet troll – and chip a truck maven. Two different people, btw. Guess which he appreciates more. Local police embrace BLM – and prove it.
June 15, 2020
Selina Reevie’s peaceful protest in support of BLM. Lisa Miller’s Cat and Fiddle makes take-out work. A (not so) slight change in wedding planning. An update from hairstylist Kim Murphy. Students weigh in on virtual learning. Nancy Payne’s Kawartha road trip yields cool olives – and more.