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FBC Farm & Small Business Tax Specialists

FBC offers tax planning, preparation, audit representation, bookkeeping and financial planning to farmers and small business owners. We have an office in Smiths Falls, but our local tax specialists travel around Ontario and will meet you at your home or office at a time and place convenient to you.

Niknaks Paddle Shack

Niknaks' Paddle Shack is a seasonal kayak, canoe, SUP and bike rental business in Smiths Falls, located right on the Rideau Canal. [gallery size="medium" ids="6447,6448,6449,6450,6451,6452"]

Century 21 Explorer Realty Inc. – Tim Lee, Broker

Having been a licensed real estate professional for 30 years, Tim has the  in-depth knowledge of trends and issues that will not only protect you but also provide you with the information you need to make informed decisions.  His professional resume includes being President of both the Ontario Real Estate Association and the Ottawa Real Estate Board, and having sat on many committees both at the municipal, regional and associative levels, including Economic Development, Business Improvement, various Task Forces and Directorships, to name just a few.
  • Tim is a full service Broker and will give excellent value and will help you achieve your goals professionally and competently.
  • He prides himself on good communication and follow-up skills.   If you have to buy/sell right away or you're just starting the process, he'll be sure to set you up with the information you need, when you need it.
  • If you're just starting to consider listing, he understands you may be talking to a number of agents.  He'll provide you with a comprehensive breakdown of his sales experience and marketing approach.
Tim Lee knows real estate and the community.  Call him to talk about your needs.  613.285.0836 or timleebroker@gmail.com

Certika Financial Group – Wendy Martin, Agent

Wendy Martin began her career in finance as a manager for the Bank of Montreal, in the early 1980’s. From there, she went on to work with her husband to successfully grow their family-owned and operated construction business before each moved on to separate ventures. Wendy enjoys working closely with her clients to fully understand their specific needs and helps them to make informed financial choices to achieve lifetime financial security. She focuses her practice on life insurance, living benefits and group insurance. She holds a B.A. in accounting and economics and is a fully licenced insurance and investment professional. She is currently pursuing her CHS designation and is constantly upgrading her skills to best serve her clients. Wendy has always believed in giving back to her community and devotes a lot of her free time to volunteer activities. She is currently a Director of the Railway Museum of Eastern Ontario (RMEO), a Woman-to-Woman Ambassador for the Canadian Cancer Society and an active member of both, the Smiths Falls & District Chamber of Commerce and ADVOCIS (the financial advisor’s association of Canada). She was a Past Director of the Smiths Falls Community Hospital Foundation, the Smiths Falls & District Chamber of Commerce, the Rideau Lakes Figure Skating Club, the Perth Figure Skating Club and the Smiths Falls Tennis Club and has volunteered for many organizations, including the Heart & Stroke Foundation, the Canadian Cancer Society and the Arthritis Society.  

Transure Insurance

For all of your insurance needs: Home, Auto, Commercial and Trucking

Dr. Barbara Virley, Psychologist

Dr. Virley is a graduate of the doctoral program in clinical psychology at the University of Ottawa (2001).  She has worked in hospitals, schools, private practices and management settings.  She provides a range of assessments and therapeutic services to children, adolescents and adults.  In every case, Dr. Virley works with the client to set realistic goals and work toward positive growth and change. In addition, she has been providing these services for over 15 years.

Dominion Lending Centre, The Mortgage Source — Todd Powers, Agent

Todd Powers successfully graduated from the University of Waterloo in 1993 for his degree in Micro & Macro Economics. Also, he graduated from St. Francis Xavier University for his degree in Statistical Tools for Real Estate Assessment, and for Real Estate Appraisal Commercial Industrial and Investments Analysis. He has over 28 years of experience in the real estate field. His experience includes, Multi-residential properties, Single-family homes, Commercial, Retail and Industrial properties, Farms and Hobby Farms, Development land and tracts of Vacant land, Campgrounds, Lodges, Hotel/Motel Operations, and Institutional properties. His Designations and qualifications include, licensed Mortgage Agent, licensed under FSCO, Accredited Appraiser Canadian Institute (AACI), and Appraisal Institute of Canada (AIC). Todd has a variety of affiliates including, Appraisal Institute of Canada, CAAMP, National Golf Course Owners Association, Ontario Private Campground Association, Ontario Federation of Agriculture, and Various Chamber of Commerce’s within Eastern Ontario.

Victoria Park Campground

Victoria Park was founded in 2012; Currently Gail Moore-Barrie manages the park during summer season. During winter season Victoria Park is managed by the Smiths Falls & District Chamber of Commerce with support from the Town of Smiths Falls Parks and Recreation Department. Their products include:
  • Features, 50+ Serviced Camp Sites
  • 30Amp Electric Hook-Ups
  • Water Hook Ups
  • Waterfront Sites Available
  • 30 Boat tie-ups (finger docks)
  • Playground & Wading Pool
  • Pumping Station
  • Laundry & Shower Facilities
  • Daily, weekly And Seasonal Rates
  • Ice
*Terms & Conditions are listed on the back of your Reciept *Check Out is @ 2:00 p.m. Their mission is to ensure that all park patrons feel secure and enjoy themselves. With this in mind, we ask that the rules and regulations listed on our website will be adhered to at all times. Victoria Park is the perfect place to stay for a day, a week or a season. We're just steps from downtown where restaurants, pubs, gift shops, museums, banks, festivals, theatres, farmers' markets & shopping. Our play structures, walking paths, picnic areas, campground and boat docks are conveniently located alongside the beautiful Rideau Canal – Canada’s newest UNESCO World Heritage Site. We are a community who engage throughout the season with events such as Celebration of  the Lights. We celebrate the opening of our Canal and Railway festival with the campers all decoraing their trailer sites with lights. Each site is generously sized and maintained throughout the season. Check out our facebook page and our website for more information!

Panda Pay

David Morrell of Panda Pay has been helping businesses reduce the cost of accepting Visa, Mastercard and debit in Canada since May 2015. He offers low Point of Sale machines and rates to all Smiths Falls & District Chamber members. He began in this business to protect small business owners from high fees and to create an environment of fairness. Some of the services he provides include, Merchant Services, such as, POS-Visa/MC/Debit/Amex, and the best rates in Canada. He has been actively involved in the community, for instance, he has sponsored 9 Run Run Stittsville, Ideal Way, For The Kids Fundraiser, just to name a few. Mission: To always provide merchants with dedicated ongoing personalized care for their payment processing and business needs, putting more profits in their company through educatin, world-class service, and support.

Advantages:

  • No Cancellation Fees
  • Business Advice & Guidance
  • Dedicated One-on-One Service
  • Ethical Business Practices
  • Easy to Understand  Monthly Statements
  • No Long-term Contracts
 

Certika Financial Group – Sean Lawrence Agent

Sean Lawrence, Certika Financial Advisor, has been a Financial Consultant since 1996 and joined Crain & Schooley Financial in January 2009 now Certika Financial Group Ltd. He is a CHS (chartered health specialist) and focuses on life, living benefits and group insurance. Sean spends a lot of his time volunteering and sits on the Carleton Place BIA as a board member. The Smiths Falls Chamber of Commerce as vice president. The Smiths Falls Community Hospital Foundation and a two-time past President of the local chapter of ADVOCIS (the financial advisor’s association of Canada.) Sean also is a member and assistant instructor with the Smiths Falls Japan Karate Association. He also volunteers with other community fund raising projects and believes that we all need to give back to the communities we live and work in. Certika.ca