Here’s the first instalment in a new blog series that demonstrates why you can’t rely on spell check (or other automated spelling/grammar checking services) to make sure your copy and content is free of errors. (If a word is spelled correctly, it won’t appear as an error; if the service catches it as a potential grammatical error, it may be interpreting the word out of its intended context, or could…

I recently attended Baconfest, an event that takes place in Lucan, Ontario each July. “Bikes, bacon and beer” is the theme of the day, with enthusiasts of any (or all) of those items coming from far and wide to experience all that the community of Lucan has to offer. This year, among other personal highlights (meeting Food Network Canada’s John Catucci, for one), was a lesson in the importance of knowing…