Connect the Brilliance, Muskoka

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Sarah Jane (S.J.) Simpson


As a marketing manager and candle buyer for a large importer S.J.  got to see all kinds of wonderful candles.  Wanting to try her hand at them herself, she bought a starter kit from a candle supplier - and was smitten!  Thus the idea for starting a candle company was born. 

Canwax is here to help you with your crafting endeavours, whether for personal use or for your business 
                                                                                          enterprises.  Located in Huntsville, Ontario, Canada. Occupying over 5,000 sq ft of commercial space our 
                                                                                          team of enthusiastic crafting experts are here to help you. We will ship anywhere in Canada, the U.S.A. 
                                                                                          and the United Kingdom.

Connie Smith


Financly Bookkeeping solutions offers cloud based bookkeeping and business development solutions. We love to help our clients utilize technology to save them time and money in their business. We offer tax preparation and software training and support on QuickBooks Online. Our focus is to assist small to mid sized organized with their bookkeeping, payroll, taxes and business growth and strategic planning needs. Our passion is helping small businesses get a solid grasp of the financial aspects of their business by providing professional, sincere, and economical services. We are Certified Professional Bookkeepers so you can trust we have the education and over 25 years of experience helping small businesses become more successful.

Patti Kay Hanrath


Patti Kay Hanrath is an Internationally Certified Leadership Coach and Trainer with the John Maxwell Team. 

Patti brings over 20 years leadership management experience from the corporate financial world where she gained practical and extensive knowledge about winning with people, team building, sales and marketing. Patti, with her husband, have raised five children and developed a successful custom build construction company. Whether leading teams or raising children, Patti’s passion has always been to 

                                                                                         motivate people to achieve beyond their current circumstances in order to live a more purposeful and 

                                                                                         fulfilling life.


Denise Firman

Denise specializes in working with the middle income market to help them live the life they want. She meets with and educates families at their kitchen table about financial concepts so they can make informed decisions.

Denise offers a customized, complimentary and confidential financial needs analysis to determine if the family has sufficient insurance in the event of an untimely death in the family to allow the family some financial security, helps them with strategies to get out of debt faster and works with them on saving - for a down payment on a house, children's education or retirement.

Each family is unique and their goals and dreams are different and we work with them to help them reach their goals by providing the services as well as products to get them from where they are to where they want to be and coach them every step of the way.

Do you know where your money is going and your debt freedom date?

District Leader, Primerica
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Jo-Anne Jobson


“The foundation of every great event is the site - from there everything is possible.”  

Sue Burke

Realtor® with Royal LePage Lakes of Muskoka Realty

For almost 30 Award Winning Years, I have had the pleasure of assisting clients find their ideal recreational property or home.  You will benefit from my in depth knowledge of the nuances of the lakes and neighbourhoods and will assist you to find the perfect fit for you and your family.  My superb negotiating skills honed over 29 years and well over a thousand transactions will benefit both sellers and buyers.  It should not be an adversarial experience, rather, an educated purchase or sale based on current conditions and market value…it should be an enjoyable, smooth experience with both parties feeling satisfied on closing.

Sue Burke sets herself apart from the competition by taking her service to the next level. Focusing on each client’s specific needs.  Once you have met Sue it will be evident that she has a passion for excellence and a deep based understanding of the real estate business in the North Muskoka market area.

Christine Kropp


Owner and Baker Extraordinaire for the Whimsical Bakery, loves all things sweet and rises to the challenge in creating truly unique cakes for her clients. Christine has always loved to bake; the aroma of fresh butter, sweetness of vanilla and decadence of chocolate have found a home in her heart. “Baking is one of those things where I can let go – put all of my passion and skills that I have learned into a custom design.”

We love creating unique treats for any occasion: a family gathering, milestone birthday, graduation, baby shower, bridal shower, or wedding. We specialize in celebration cakes, gourmet cupcakes, custom      

                                                                                          designed cookies, pies, tarts and all things sweet.

                                                                                          Visit our Dessert Cafe, 26 Main ST E, Huntsville