April 9, 2017

Quote of the Week

“The only normal people are the ones you don't know very well."
~ Foe Ancis

Big doors swing on little hinges. W. Clement Stone
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Events

Free ESL (English as a Second Language) Classes - at Grace Baptist Church
Mon Apr 10 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Free English lessons, to people of all backgrounds, are offered at Grace Baptist Church.If you want to improve your conversational English and hear the Christian message of hope, you are welcome every Monday from 7:00-9:00 pm. It’s a friendl...

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Gerry Dee Live. At RHCPA. 2 Shows - 7:30 & 10
Mon Apr 10

Gerry Dee is one of Canada’s busiest comedic talents. Drawing inspiration from his years as a high school teacher, Gerry is the star and co-creator of the hit CBC sitcom 'mr.d', now entering its 6th season. Gerry is the Winner of the 2013 Cana...

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Connecting the Community. Bringing together people from all sectors of the community
Tue Apr 11 / 9:00am - 11:00am

Our community has many very good people involved with many very worthwhile things. Connecting the Community meets weekly to foster "cross sector collaboration". The meeting is facilitated by Marj Andre, Director of OnRichmondhill.com....

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Tea and Tots. A free weekly program at Gormley Church
Tue Apr 11 / 10:30am - 12:00pm

This weekly program is for preschoolers (birth to 5 years old) and their parents, grandparents or caregivers. There will be a variety of activities: Arts and Crafts Play Dough Cars and Trains Dress-up Blocks Floor and Table Toys Outdoor P...

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The Curtain Club performs the Canadian Mystery, "Missing"
Fri Mar 31 - Sat Apr 15

This is the fourth of 5 shows for the 2016/17 season. Synopsis: Evelyn MacMillan has vanished without a trace. Detective Carol Seaforth is brought in to investigate and a rural town is turned upside down to uncover the truth behind Evelyn’s d...

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"Medical Cannabis 411: Let's Talk about Chronic Pain & Mental Health", a panel discussion, and more
Tue Apr 11 / 7:00pm

This event will be a very informative panel discussion outlining the use of medical cannabis for chronic pain and mental health. Confirmed Panel Members: 1. Moderator: Adam Saperia (Grow Wise Health)2. Medical Practitioner: Dr. Biljana Kostovic (Wh...

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Mayor's "Character in Business" Breakfast
Wed Apr 12 / 7:30am - 9:00am

Come and learn more about the Character in Business program and create a work environment that: Raises morale Values the contributions of everyone Recognizes outstanding achievement Increase loyalty Builds a strong team Pre-registration req...

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Monthly Foot Clinic ~ at St. Matthew's United Church
Wed Apr 12 / 9:00am - 1:00pm

Foot care is completed by trained nurses, by appointment only. The clinic rate is $35. (Home visits can also be arranged for $50, receipts provided.) Appointments must be reserved one week in advance. Please call the church office 905-884-3606 to...

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Drop-in and meet Provincial PC nomination candidate Daisy Wai
Wed Apr 12 / 5:30pm - 7:00pm

This is a great opportunity for some informal conversation with Daisy Wai to discuss the issues that are important to you and your family, understand Daisy’s vision and mission plus network with friends in our community. Daisy is seeking the P...

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A Meet & Greet, at Panera, for Ted Leider ~ seeking the nomination for the Richmond Hill PC Party.
Wed Apr 12 / 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Ted Leider is seeking the nomination for the PC riding of Richmond Hill.He would like to meet more people  in our community and hear their concerns.  And, he wants to let you know why he is running. This is an opportunity to get involved....

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Partagez le Francais! Free French Conversation Group
Thu Apr 13 / 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Enjoy free French language conversation. This group is for people (francophones to beginners) looking to exercise their French language conversation skills. The meetings are unstructured and depend on the initiative of the participants. Francopho...

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Avoid the Demise of Small Business – 5 Practical Tips to Thrive not Survive
Thu Apr 13 / 6:00pm - 8:00pm

In this seminar, James Burgess will discuss How to Avoid the Demise of Small Business. It isn't a myth, more than 50% of businesses fail within the first 3-years and it gets worse. Learn the driving forces behind business failure and how to overcome...

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Thursday Evening Meditation Class: Making Progress
Thu Apr 13 / 7:00pm - 8:15pm

In this series of classes we will explore Buddha’s teachings on love and compassion. The revolutionary practice of cherishing others enables us to become the kind person we all wish to be. Through this our relationships with others improves and...

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Maundy Thursday celebrated at Richmond Hill United Church.
Thu Apr 13 / 7:00pm

All are welcome to attend this special  Holy Week Sunday Service.This evening's service include readings focusing on Jesus' last night with his disciples, and the sharing of communion....

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Maundy Thursday at Emmanuel Church. All welcome
Thu Apr 13 / 7:00pm

All are welcome to attend the Holy Week and Easter Services at Emmanuel Anglican Church. For this Maundy Thursday at Emmanuel Church there will be the Eucharist and the ceremonial foot-washing, for those who wish it) Maundy Thursday is the Christia...

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Maundy Thursday Communion, a part of the Easter Services at Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church
Thu Apr 13 / 9:00pm

All are invited to attended  the 2017 Easter Services and celebrate this holiest time of year. Join Jesus and his friends on a journey towards the sacrifice of the Cross and the joyous Easter surprise that Christ is Risen! This evening service...

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Good Friday Breakfast and Worship, part of the Easter Services at Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church
Fri Apr 14 / 9:00am

All are invited to attended  the 2017 Easter Services and celebrate this holiest time of year. Join Jesus and his friends on a journey towards the sacrifice of the Cross and the joyous Easter surprise that Christ is Risen! At this Good Friday...

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Good Friday Service at St. Matthew's United Church. All Welcome!
Fri Apr 14 / 10:30am

All are welcome to attend this special Good Friday Service. Officiated by Reverend Warren Ball...

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Richmond Hill United Church invites the community to its Good Friday services
Fri Apr 14 / 10:30am

All are welcome to attend this special  Holy Week Sunday Service. This service service includes Youth and Chancel Choirs....

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Good Friday Service at Emmanuel Anglican Church. All Welcome!
Fri Apr 14 / 11:00am

All are welcome to attend the Holy Week and Easter Services at Emmanuel Anglican Church. Emmanuel Anglican Church is an interesting history.  The treasures of the original Emmanuel Church on Hanlan's Point on the Toronto Island were transferred...

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Get crackin' for the holiday meals. At The Village Market
Sat Apr 15 / 8:00am - 1:30pm

Do you wish to eat healthy, organic food? If so, a Saturday morning visit to The Village Market would be a good thing to do. As well as produce, eggs, cheese, meats, nuts, baked goods.... can be found. You may wish to stop for breakfast or lunch...

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Computer Information/Assistance Session, at McConaghy
Sat Apr 15 / 10:00am - 12:00pm

The Town of Richmond Hill Adults 55+ membership offers numerous benefits to members including informal Computer Information/Assistance Sessions on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month lead by the Richmond Hill Computer Technology Volunteers "RH-CT...

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Drop-in and meet Provincial PC nomination candidate Daisy Wai
Sat Apr 15 / 10:00am - 12:00pm

This is a great opportunity for some informal conversation with Daisy Wai to discuss the issues that are important to you and your family, understand Daisy’s vision and mission plus network with friends in our community. Daisy is seeking the P...

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Prospect Hill: Skeletal Remains From a 19th Century Methodist Cemetery
Sat Apr 15 / 10:30am - 12:00pm

In the Fall of 1989, during excavation for a new building site in Newmarket, Ontario, human remains were unearthed.During a subsequent archaeological investigation, some 77 skeletal remains were discovered in this former church cemetery dating from 1...

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Mill Pond Gallery Exhibition and Sale
Sat Apr 15 / 11:00am - Sun Apr 16 / 5:00pm

The Richmond Hill Group of Artists members Zabrina Szymanski and Dr. Jahan Eslami present "Moments". The Opening Night will take place on Friday, April 14 from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm.  Meet the artists! Dr. Jahan Eslami is a fulltime, succes...

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Two Italian Pianists in Richmond Hill (Due italiane in Richmond Hill)
Sat Apr 15 / 3:30pm

At the start of this beautiful spring season, Suono Music Studio would like to invite you to a Saturday afternoon piano recital in the Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church Sanctuary. Two young award-winning Italian pianists, Teresa and Flora Campana, w...

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"Pride Lands" - a Richmond Hill Philharmonic Orchestra, guest appearance by George St. Kitts
Sat Apr 15 / 8:00pm

From the earliest colonial days South African music has developed out of the mingling of local ideas and forms with those imported from outside the country, giving it a special twist that carries with it the unmistakable flavour of the country. Join...

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Sunrise Service and Family Worship, at St. Matthew's United Church
Sun Apr 16

All are welcome to attend the Easter Sunday services at St. Matthew's United Church. Sunrise Worship, 7 am, followed by a light breakfast Family Worship, 10:30 am...

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Easter Sunday at Temperanceville United Church
Sun Apr 16 / 9:30am

Spring into new life, fresh with blossoming love, hope and joy!Celebrate with tender, living blossoms in your hand. Join the God of love creating fresh beauty and joy as you help decorate the cross, now empty, with the blossoms. Hear the story with G...

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Easter Sunday Service at Emmanuel Anglican Church
Sun Apr 16 / 10:00am

All are welcome to attend the Holy Week and Easter Services at Emmanuel Anglican Church. Easter  Sunday is the Day of the Resurrection.  There will be the Holy Eucharist Emmanuel Anglican Church is an interesting history.  The treasu...

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Easter Sunday Service at Richmond Hill United Church
Sun Apr 16 / 10:30am

All are welcome to attend this special  Holy Week Sunday Service. "Alleluia!" The story of the resurrection and the celebration of communion will be part of the service....

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Easter Sunday Service at Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church
Sun Apr 16 / 10:30am

All are invited to attended  the 2017 Easter Services and celebrate this holiest time of year. Join Jesus and his friends on a journey towards the sacrifice of the Cross and the joyous Easter surprise that Christ is Risen! Easter Sunday is the...

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Easter Brunch Buffet ~ at the Crave Restaurant
Sun Apr 16 / 11:00am - 3:00pm

Enjoy a special Easter Brunch Buffet at Sheraton's Restaurant. The buffet features: • Carved roast beef• Crab legs• Shrimp cocktail• Italian antipasto and deli• Roast lamb• Eggs benedict• Breakfast favourites&bull...

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Suessical. On Stage at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts. Shows at 11am & 2pm
Mon Apr 17

'Oh, the thinks you can think' when Dr. Seuss’ best-loved stories collide and cavort in an unforgettable musical caper! Adapted from the Broadway version, Dr. Seuss’ beloved classic characters find themselves intertwined in an incredible...

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York North Lyme Disease Support Group Meeting
Mon Apr 17 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Lyme patients and caregivers/family/friends are welcome to attend this support group. More and more Ontarians are being impacted by tick-borne diseases only to find out about the appalling medical politics, poor tests and that there are no support s...

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"Eaton Hall: Pride of King Township", a talk at the Richmond Hill Historical Society
Mon Apr 17 / 7:30pm

The Richmond Hill Historical Society has invited Kelly Mathews to speak on her book "Eaton Hall: Pride of King Township". Her books will be available.  $20 cash. All are invited to attend. Guest fee: $5. Memberships are available. Light refr...

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Women in Business Networking
Tue Apr 18 / 8:30am - 10:00am

Are you a woman in business?  You may wish to attend this networking event. Guest Speaker: Liz Scott, Affinity Coach- What's Your Wow? Pre-registration is required.  Click here.  ...

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Connecting the Community. Bringing together people from all sectors of the community
Tue May 30 / 9:00am - 11:00am

Our community has many very good people involved with many very worthwhile things. Connecting the Community meets weekly to foster "cross sector collaboration". The meeting is facilitated by Marj Andre, Director of OnRichmondhill.com....

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Tea and Tots. A free weekly program at Gormley Church
Tue Apr 18 / 10:30am - 12:00pm

This weekly program is for preschoolers (birth to 5 years old) and their parents, grandparents or caregivers. There will be a variety of activities: Arts and Crafts Play Dough Cars and Trains Dress-up Blocks Floor and Table Toys Outdoor Pla...

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Participate in Richmond Hill's Clean Up Week at Hunter's Point Park
Tue Apr 18 / 11:00am - 12:30pm

Join Councillor Cilevitz at Hunter's Point Wildlife Park for a Ward 5 Clean Up! Gloves, garbage bags and recycling bags will be provided Location: Hunter's Point Wildlife Park (Hunter's Point Drive north of Highway 7)...

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Connecting the Community's Spring Event ~ in support of Heart & Stroke Big Bike
Tue Apr 18 / 7:00pm - 10:00pm

The Connecting the Community Big Bike Team has put together an evening to feel good about supporting the Heart & Stroke Foundations Big Bike. Great Entertainment - George St. Kitt's & Isabella Tomaso A compelling talk by the Heart & S...

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York Region Parrott Club Monthly Meeting ~ Parade of Parrots
Tue Apr 18 / 7:00pm

York Region Parrot Club meets monthly.  Membership fees: Single $40; Family $60; Senior/Student $20. www.yorkregionparrotclub.ca Please note the Club's new meeting space - Richmond Hill  Legion - 233 Centre Street EastIn the event that t...

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Post-Budget 2017 Meeting with Richmond Hill Business Commwith MP Majid Jowhari and MP Leona Alleslev
Wed Apr 19 / 9:30am - 11:00am

Please consider attending the the post-budget meeting with MP Leona Alleslev and MP Majid Jowhari organized by the Richmond Hill Board of Trade.Agenda9:30 am - Registration9:35 am - Welcome & Introduction9:40 am - Speech by MP Majid Jowhari and M...

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Drop-in and meet Provincial PC nomination candidate Daisy Wai
Wed Apr 19 / 12:30pm - 2:30pm

This is a great opportunity for some informal conversation with Daisy Wai to discuss the issues that are important to you and your family, understand Daisy’s vision and mission plus network with friends in our community. Daisy is seeking the P...

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Speaker Box // Open Mic + Poetry Slam
Wed Apr 19 / 7:00pm

Speaker Box will be returning for another incredible year of performances. There will be an open mic for those looking to share poems, comedy, songs or if you've never gotten on the mic it's a good time to start! Signup begins at 6:30pm and spots a...

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A Meet & Greet, at Panera, for Ted Leider ~ seeking the nomination for the Richmond Hill PC Party.
Wed Apr 19 / 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Ted Leider is seeking the nomination for the PC riding of Richmond Hill.He would like to meet more people  in our community and hear their concerns.  And, he wants to let you know why he is running. This is an opportunity to get involved....

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Drop-in and meet Provincial PC nomination candidate Daisy Wai
Thu Apr 20 / 5:00pm - 7:00pm

This is a great opportunity for some informal conversation with Daisy Wai to discuss the issues that are important to you and your family, understand Daisy’s vision and mission plus network with friends in our community. Daisy is seeking the P...

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Chinese Investment & Business Alliance of Canada April Networking with Members and Partners
Thu Apr 20 / 6:00pm - 9:00pm

In April, Chinese Investment & Business Alliance of Canada (CIBAC) will pair up with Spirits Bar & Lounge in Sheraton Parkway Hotel to bring you a networking opportunity where you can enjoy: 20oz Domestic Beer at $4 (Tax included)6oz House W...

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Suite Thursdays - Jordana Talsky
Thu Apr 20 / 7:30pm

A new talent in the Toronto Jazz scene, Jordana Talsky, the vocalist/songwriter has been turning heads (and ears) for the last three years. In her own words, her sound is 'jazzy takes on pop songs and poppier takes on jazz songs. I am always attract...

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Opera Belcanto of York Presents Madame Butterfly
Thu Apr 20 / 7:30pm

A love story ending in tragedy.. nothing out of the ordinary in opera. However, when young geisha Ciocio-San falls in love with Pinkerton, a U.S. Naval officer who only marries her for convenience, the die are cast and her destiny is unescapable. Se...

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Healthy Foods, including many special gluten free products, at the Village Market
Sat Apr 22 / 8:00am - 1:30pm

Do you wish to eat healthy, organic food? If so, a Saturday morning visit to The Village Market would be a good thing to do. As well as produce, eggs, cheese, meats, nuts, baked goods.... can be found. You may wish to stop for breakfast or lunch...

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The STEAM Project Summer Camp Open House!
Sat Apr 22 / 10:30am - 4:30pm

Come learn about The STEAM Project Summer Camp at the Richmond Hill Curling Club. (STEAM is an educational approach to learning that uses Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematic.) They will have interactive displays and examples of...

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Mill Pond Gallery Exhibition and Sale - New Discoveries
Sat Apr 22 / 11:00am - Sun Apr 23 / 5:00pm

The Richmond Hill Group of Artists present original artwork by talented members Heather Hennick/Art Therapist and Lesley Block. 'New Discoveries are made through exploring what happens emotionally, cognitively, artistically, and relationally through...

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Spring Luncheon at Richmond Hill United Church
Sat Apr 22 / 1:00pm

The Richmond Hill United Church Women have organized a Spring Luncheon.Tickets: $20.  Please order your ticket at 905-884-1301 ext. 5  office@rhuc.org...

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Schubert & Ice Cream Concert ~ a Clearly Musical Home Concert
Sat Apr 22 / 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Join Velma Ko and Joanna Grace for a Viola and Piano Concert featuring the music of Schubert! * Everyone gets a front row seat! * Q & A with the musicians! * An ice cream social follows the performance!Tickets: $30. For more information and t...

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Opera Belcanto of York Presents Madame Butterfly
Sat Apr 22 / 7:30pm

A love story ending in tragedy.. nothing out of the ordinary in opera. However, when young geisha Ciocio-San falls in love with Pinkerton, a U.S. Naval officer who only marries her for convenience, the die are cast and her destiny is unescapable. Se...

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York Symphony Orchestra ~ Absolute Vienna
Sun Apr 23 / 7:30pm

York Symphony Orchestra invites you to a performance of the greatest composers of historic Vienna Guest Artist: Kara Huber, Piano Beethoven -Coriolan Overture Schubert- Symphony No.  Brahms- Piano Concerto No. 2 Tickets:  Adults $...

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Good Information to Know

Monthly Tax Tips – April 2017 Issue. From Andre La Rosa, CPA

Tax season continues. Visit the website www.larosacpa.ca  to get your tax checklist and view past newsletters. Here are few things to consider this month. Tax Filing DatesApril 30th, personal tax returns due.June 15th, personal tax returns due...

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Free Tax Clinic for Seniors & Low Income Families. Offered by our MP's office

The office of Majid Jowhari, MP Richmond Hill, will be hosting free tax clinics during the month of April, on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, by appointment. To book your appointment please contact Ranaa Namdar 905 707-9701 or Majid.Jowhari@parl.gc.ca Imp...

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Tax Rule Changes That Will Impact Canadian Homeowners

* A 'Good Information to Know' article provided by realtors Val & Vince Accardi Tax season is fast approaching, but did you remember the big change that was implemented last year that will impact every homeowner and taxpayer in Canada?Last year,...

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LOOKING AHEAD:
Strides for Strokes - May 6

Hike for Hospice - May 7

Mental Health First Aid Training - May 27
Cosmos Music Fest & Expo - June 3

Gutsy Walk - June 4

Walk for Alzheimer's - June 10

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