Category: Business

  • Shifting gears: Retiree turns a passion for bikes into a business

    Shifting gears: Retiree turns a passion for bikes into a business

    Kurtis Dobson loves bikes — to ride and to fix, but also for the childhood memories they evoke. The Streetsville native vividly recalls using money saved from his paper route to buy his first bike, a black and red with gold trim Redline. “I still remember my dad going down with me saying, ‘You’re going…

  • Kingsville Brewery eyes  expansion to U.S. markets

    Kingsville Brewery eyes expansion to U.S. markets

    KINGSVILLE — The Kingsville Brewery received a big shoutout last week from a guy whose job was to shutout opposing NHL teams. Former goaltender Marty Turco, a native of Sault Ste. Marie and a co-owner of the brewery with Kingsville cousin Mark Muzzin, was interviewed at length by TSN’s Leaf Lunch co-hosts Andi Petrillo and…

  • Coffee roasting an art, science at Kingsville’s Red Lantern cafe

    Coffee roasting an art, science at Kingsville’s Red Lantern cafe

    KINGSVILLE — Craig Marentette feels the best use of his chemical engineering degree is not testing for toxins in water and soil samples, but roasting coffee beans that produce the perfect espresso, latte or cappuccino. Marentette left his job as an environmental consultant with Pinchin Ltd. in 2017 after a heart-to-heart talk with his mother,…

  • Tesla owners preach the gospel according to Musk

    Tesla owners preach the gospel according to Musk

    When Rick and Cathy Stephenson of Kingsville bought their Model 3 Tesla two years ago they read the online owner’s manual from start to finish. There was one issue the manual, however, did not address: How to deal with aggressive drivers who want to test how fast their high-torque Tesla can go. “I’m going to…

  • Shifting gears: Retiree turns a passion for bikes into a business

    Shifting gears: Retiree turns a passion for bikes into a business

    Kurtis Dobson loves bikes — to ride and to fix, but also for the childhood memories they evoke. The Streetsville native vividly recalls using money saved from his paper route to buy his first bike, a black and red with gold trim Redline. “I still remember my dad going down with me saying, ‘You’re going…

  • Kingsville Brewery eyes  expansion to U.S. markets

    Kingsville Brewery eyes expansion to U.S. markets

    KINGSVILLE — The Kingsville Brewery received a big shoutout last week from a guy whose job was to shutout opposing NHL teams. Former goaltender Marty Turco, a native of Sault Ste. Marie and a co-owner of the brewery with Kingsville cousin Mark Muzzin, was interviewed at length by TSN’s Leaf Lunch co-hosts Andi Petrillo and…

  • Coffee roasting an art, science at Kingsville’s Red Lantern cafe

    Coffee roasting an art, science at Kingsville’s Red Lantern cafe

    KINGSVILLE — Craig Marentette feels the best use of his chemical engineering degree is not testing for toxins in water and soil samples, but roasting coffee beans that produce the perfect espresso, latte or cappuccino. Marentette left his job as an environmental consultant with Pinchin Ltd. in 2017 after a heart-to-heart talk with his mother,…

  • Tesla owners preach the gospel according to Musk

    Tesla owners preach the gospel according to Musk

    When Rick and Cathy Stephenson of Kingsville bought their Model 3 Tesla two years ago they read the online owner’s manual from start to finish. There was one issue the manual, however, did not address: How to deal with aggressive drivers who want to test how fast their high-torque Tesla can go. “I’m going to…