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Beclawat Manufacturing

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Beclawat, Canadian Coast Guard

Beclawat, on Hanna Court in Belleville, recently celebrated its 105th anniversary. Conceived in London, England in 1912, its unique name stems from the founding members – Beckett-Laycock-Watkinson. Then, as now, it had a strong focus on designing and manufacturing windows for the transportation industry. Read More

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Kitchen Table Talent

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Lynn VanderHerberg, artist

David has some explaining to do. He’s in a bit of a spot. He made Lynn VanderHerberg weep and her vast network of family, friends, and fans won’t take kindly to that. Lynn first met David as a teenager. It was love at first sight. She cried then, and when they reunited years later, she openly wept. Read More

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Dahlia May Flower Farm and Floralora Flowers

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Dahlia May Flower Farm

Believing in community rather than competition, Melanie sees the path ahead with clarity. “I want to stay in my own lane, do what I do, and attract my own customers; those who are right for me. My job is to find customers interested in sustainably grown heirloom flowers. We’re not in competition with other florists. There’s lots of business for all of us. We all have a niche, and we can all work together. I’d love to work with a florist who wants locally grown flowers.” Read More

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Signposts – Trent Port

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Trent Severn, Quinte West, Lindi Pierce

An historic Trenton company, the Trenton Cooperage Mill, founded 1908, once occupied the Trent Port Marina area. The mill produced barrels for the export of apples to England. Old photos show booms of logs floating offshore, acres of stacked lumber, a sawmill and planing mill with tall smokestacks, freight sheds, and railway shunting yards. Read More

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Saitarg Linwood Barclay

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Linwood Barclay

When I asked him how he came to be in the County, he explained that three years ago, Neetha spotted a house she loved in a real estate ad. “Where is it?” Linwood asked. “Prince Edward County,” she said. “Prince what?” he replied. “They’ve got wineries and festivals and restaurants and this great beach.” Read More

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Proudly made in the Bay of Quinte Region

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The diversity of the manufacturing industry located along the shores of the Bay of Quinte in the municipalities of Belleville, Quinte West and Brighton is quite surprising – from food processing to logistics and distribution, aerospace, advanced manufacturing, machining and fabrication, and information and communications technology. From two-person operations to companies employing more than 1,000 people. The region’s vibrant industrial sector continues to grow and diversify. Read More

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Stirring Images

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Doug Comeau, Daniel Vaughan, Timberwolf Gallery

Throughout his time in the military he continued to work on his art, steadfastly sticking to his first and preferred medium of pencil. Now he says he mixes it up a bit using colour pencil and charcoal too, sometimes all in one work. “I don’t know why I like it. It’s the fineness of it, the detail of it. For some reason, I just never got into the paint. I just seem to get more and more enthralled with it as I go, even now.” Read More