July 26, 2015

Quote of the Week

"Failure is not fatal, but failure to change might be."
~ John Wooden

Events

Library Settlement Partnerships ~ Summer English Speaking Club for Newcomer Youth
Mon Jul 27 / 10:00am - 12:30pm

If you are between 13 and 17 and new to Canada, come out and Let's Talk in English this summer! The program runs from July 27 - July 31, 10:30am - 12:30pm. You'll enjoy: Daily fun-filled activities Group games with prizes Small group chatting...

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Dr. Paul Thistle to Speak at Rotary
Mon Jul 27 / 6:00pm - 8:00pm

  Rotary Club of Richmond Hill is proud to welcome Dr. Paul Thistle as a guest speaker. Originally from Scarborough, Dr. Thistle’s life’s calling has been to serve in a remote hospitals in rural areas of Zimbabwe. In 2008, the Un...

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Zumba® in the Park with Sandra Corrado
Mon Jul 27 / 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Summer is finally here and Sandra Corrado is taking Zumba® fitness, her Latin-inspired dance-fitness party, outdoors so that you can enjoy nature and the fresh air at the same time! Dance to hot Merengue, Salsa, Cha Cha, Cumbia, Reggaeton, Latin...

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Are you contributing to the community? If so, we'd like to connect with you
Tue Jul 28 / 9:00am - 11:00am

Do you want to know how people are contributing to the well-being of the community and let others know how you are contributing? Connecting the Community meets weekly and is facilitated by Marj Andre, director of OnRichmondhill.com.A diverse group o...

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Jazz in the Plaza ~ Northern Lattitude
Tue Jul 28 / 7:00pm

The Jazz in the Plaza free concert series continues this summer! Every Tuesday in July and August, enjoy a new Jazz artist in the outdoor plaza of the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts. Concerts move indoors when raining so you can enjoy f...

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Nordic Pole Walking with Sandra Corrado
Tue Jul 28 / 7:30pm - 8:30pm

If you like walking, you’ll love Nordic Pole Walking!! Meet on Tuesday evenings at Richmond Green for a 1-hr walk.  If you do not have poles and wish to join in, feel free to come and walk anyway and be in community. Poles will be availab...

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Come Visit the Hillcrest Farmers' Market!
Wed Jul 29 / 10:00am - 6:00pm

No Wednesday is complete without a stop at the farmer's market for fresh fruits and vegetables! The Hillcrest Farmers' Market is set up on the south west corner of the mall parking lot (facing Carrville) at Hillcrest Mall. There are fresh sea...

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Tricks and Clicks Photography Lesson
Wed Jul 29 / 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Are you interested in learning more about what you can do with your camera? Do you want to explore some of the most beautiful locations in Richmond Hill and learn how to capture what you see creatively and uniquely? For only $10 (paid cash or check...

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Family Life Education ~ Parents of Teens Group
Wed Jul 29 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Positive parenting is an approach to raising teenagers that promotes appropriate development and behaviour. Topics covered in the Parents of Teens program, presented by Catholic Community Services of York Region,  include: Positive parenting...

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Cool Summer Praises ~ Mid-Week Worship Service
Wed Jul 29 / 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Join the congregation at Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church for this contemporary/folk style service.  You'll sing pop songs, camp songs and folk songs as well as more contemporary praise songs.  This year theme is a lighthearted look at "D...

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Oak Ridges Moraine Library ~ Kids' Club
Thu Jul 30 / 11:00am - 12:00pm

Come out on Thursdays this summer for stories, crafts, games and more!  Limit of 20 children. Children under the age of 11 must be accompanied by an adult to the program room for drop-off and pick-up for the safety of the child. Age group: 5...

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Richmond Hill Public Library ~ Get Ready, Get Set, Let's Learn How Letters Are Formed!
Thu Jul 30 / 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Co-sponsored by YMCA Ontario Early Years.   Have you ever wondered how letters are formed? How about using music and movement to understand where to start forming letters. Join us as we use play dough to caulk curves and lines and music to fo...

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Concerts in the Park ~ Paul McCartney
Thu Jul 30 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Enjoy an authentic reproduction of the sights and sounds of Paul McCartney and the Beatles. Jeremy Wright and the band will feature the biggest hits of the Beatles years! The Concerts in the Park series has been one of the great joys of summer in Ri...

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Fourth Dimensional Consciousness
Thu Jul 30 / 7:30pm - 10:00pm

A series of twenty-four Meetups: Thursdays, April 9th to November 26th, 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm Canadian Academy of Therapeutic Arts 120 Newkirk Avenue, Unit 12, Richmond Hill Subject for July 30: High Vibrational Food, Part 2 How to Register: Go to...

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Mind-Body Fusion with Sandra Corrado ~ Weekly Clas
Thu Jul 30 / 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Experience the relaxation of Yoga and the intensity of Pilates while you flow from pose to pose. As you strengthen and lengthen your muscles, you will utilize your core-stabilizing muscles to maintain good posture. Feel more centred, energized, and...

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Oak Ridges Moraine Library ~ Music Concert with Russ
Fri Jul 31 / 10:30am - 11:15am

Join in the fun as Russ performs his musical tour. You’ll be singing for days! Please note: Parents wishing to attend this program with their child must also purchase a ticket. Children under the age of 11 must be accompanied by an adult to...

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Sheraton's Crave Restaurant ~ Lobster Friday
Fri Jul 31

Looking for a good way to start the weekend? The Sheraton's Crave Restaurant is now offering Lobster Friday's Price: $45 (+taxes and gratuities) Please call 905 695-2828 for reservations....

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The Village Market ~ the place to get your organic foods, and more
Sat Aug 1 / 8:30am - 1:30pm

Many people make it part of their Saturday routine to visit The Village Market.  These would be people who prioritize eating well! As well as organic produce, meats and eggs there are other products that support a healthy lifestyle. Th...

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Artists in Residence - Anita Dhanjal and Heather Hennick
Thu Jul 30 - Sun Aug 2

The Mill Pond Gallery will be open today from 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm.  Come by to see the result of Anita and Heather's week long artist residency at the gallery.  Extended hours tonight so Mill Pond Concert goers can stop in! Summer Hours:...

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Yoga in the Park with Sandra Corrado
Sat Aug 1 / 8:30am - 9:30am

Summer is finally here, so take your practise outdoors to enjoy nature and the fresh air at the same time! In this class you will experience the relaxation of yoga and the intensity of Pilates while you flow from pose to pose. As you strengthen and...

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David Dunlap Observatory ~ Family Night
Sat Aug 1 / 9:00pm

Enjoy Public Viewing nights this Summer at the David Dunlap Observatory! TONIGHT IS A FAMILY NIGHT Family Nights are a great introduction to the night sky for younger guests. Look through telescopes, make some space crafts, visit the Skylab and fin...

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Voice of the Vedas ~ One-Week Yoga Camp
Sun Aug 2 / 7:15am - 8:30am

Meditation sharpens the mind through focus and expands the mind through relaxation. Keep calm and do yoga! Voice of the Vedas is running a Meditation and Yoga Camp from August 2 - August 9. Meditation at 7:15am, Yoga from 7:30am - 8:30am each day....

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Vishnu Mandir ~ Yoga in Peace Park
Sun Aug 2 / 8:30am - 9:30am

Bring your yoga mat and come find the peace within you! If raining, class will run in the Temple Hall. Please come at 8:15am to register. For more information, contact Deepa Nathwani at deepanathwani@rogers.com or Rani Sethi at 416-930-8853. Cost...

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Include a stop at the Hillcrest Farmers' Market in your Sunday Shopping
Sun Aug 2 / 9:00am - 3:00pm

The Farmer's Market is set up on the south west corner of the mall parking lot (facing Carrville) at Hillcrest Mall. There are fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables, maple syrup products, confectioneries and crafts. This farmers market r...

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Nordic Pole Walking with Jeannette Chronopoulos
Mon Aug 3 / 6:45pm - 7:45pm

If you like walking, you’ll love Nordic Pole Walking!! Meet on Monday evenings for a 1-hr walk.  If you do not have poles and wish to join in, feel free to come and walk anyway! Benefits of Nordic Pole Walking include: Works 90% of bo...

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Are you contributing to the community? If so, we'd like to connect with you
Tue Aug 4 / 9:00am - 11:00am

Do you want to know how people are contributing to the well-being of the community and let others know how you are contributing? Connecting the Community meets weekly and is facilitated by Marj Andre, director of OnRichmondhill.com.A diverse group o...

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Shadowpath Theatre ~ Seniors' Drama Classes: Drama Games and Improv with Claire
Tue Aug 4 / 11:00am - 12:00pm

A variety of games and and exercises will fill each class and challenge participants to have fun, think fast, and stretch their imaginations to new lengths. Theses classes are a fantastic way to improve verbal and non-verbal comunication skills, as w...

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Richmond Hill Public Library ~ In The Mix Camp (4 Days)
Tue Aug 4 / 2:00pm - 3:00pm

In the Mix is an innovative program that provides a unique opportunity for children to explore what's new in dance music and internet technology.  Using iPads supplied by In the Mix, kids get to be directors, DJs and choreographers while produci...

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Jazz in the Plaza ~ Zebrina
Tue Aug 4 / 7:00pm

The Jazz in the Plaza free concert series continues this summer! Every Tuesday in July and August, enjoy a new Jazz artist in the outdoor plaza of the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts. Concerts move indoors when raining so you can enjoy f...

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Nordic Pole Walking with Sandra Corrado
Tue Aug 4 / 7:30pm - 8:30pm

If you like walking, you’ll love Nordic Pole Walking!! Meet on Tuesday evenings at Richmond Green for a 1-hr walk.  If you do not have poles and wish to join in, feel free to come and walk anyway and be in community. Poles will be availab...

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Richmond Hill Garden and Horticultural Society ~ Monthly Meeting: Photography Competition Results
Tue Aug 4 / 8:00pm

The Photography Competition is back at this month's meeting of the Richmond Hill Garden and Horticultural Society! Raf Olliviere, talented photographer and past President and Life Member of our Society, will reveal the judges’ favorite photogra...

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Come Visit the Hillcrest Farmers' Market!
Wed Aug 5 / 10:00am - 6:00pm

No Wednesday is complete without a stop at the farmer's market for fresh fruits and vegetables! The Hillcrest Farmers' Market is set up on the south west corner of the mall parking lot (facing Carrville) at Hillcrest Mall. There are fresh sea...

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Artists in Residence - Katie Argyle
Fri Jul 31 / 1:00pm - Wed Aug 5 / 8:00pm

The Mill Pond Gallery will be open daily throughout July and August.  New this summer, members of the Richmond Hill Group of Artists will be taking up a weekly residency at the gallery.   You are welcome to come in and visit often to see t...

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Revera Retirement Living ~ Western Theme Day
Wed Aug 5 / 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Join the community at Rivera Hilltop Place Retirement Residence for Western Theme Day! Come out and enjoy: Delicious country style BBQ Dining out on the patio Live entertainment by 16-year-old uperstar Tori Hathaway! Tori performs at major...

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Tricks and Clicks Photography Lesson
Wed Aug 5 / 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Are you interested in learning more about what you can do with your camera? Do you want to explore some of the most beautiful locations in Richmond Hill and learn how to capture what you see creatively and uniquely? For only $10 (paid cash or check...

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Moonlight Movie - Paddington
Wed Aug 5

Enjoy "Paddington" under the stars at tonight's Moonlight Movie! Come early to get a good spot, enjoy some refreshments (for a nominal fee) and watch a fun, family movie on a giant inflatable screen! Movies begins at dusk. Location: Town Park, Ver...

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Cool Summer Praises ~ Mid-Week Worship Service
Wed Aug 5 / 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Join the congregation at Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church for this contemporary/folk style service.  You'll sing pop songs, camp songs and folk songs as well as more contemporary praise songs.  This year theme is a lighthearted look at "D...

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Shadowpath Theatre ~ Seniors' Drama Classes: Family History and Storytelling with Claire
Thu Aug 6 / 11:00am - 12:00pm

Everyone has a story that is unique and individual to them.  During this course, explore various faucets of your personal and family history through writing exercises with an emphasis on engaging forms of story telling. Classes run Thursdays, 1...

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Oak Ridges Moraine Library ~ Kids' Club
Thu Aug 6 / 11:00am - 12:00pm

Come out on Thursdays this summer for stories, crafts, games and more!  Limit of 20 children. Children under the age of 11 must be accompanied by an adult to the program room for drop-off and pick-up for the safety of the child. Age group: 5...

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Concerts in the Park ~ Dream Girls
Thu Aug 6 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

This tribute band will bring you the biggest and best hits from the Dream Girls: Tina Turner, Whitney Houston, and Diana Ross! The Concerts in the Park series has been one of the great joys of summer in Richmond Hill since 1975. Residents are encour...

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RBC Dominion Securities ~ Investment and Retirement Seminar
Thu Aug 6 / 6:30pm - 8:00pm

In a booming market all investors can make money, but what happens when things begin to turn sideways?  Have you made any money in the last year?  Do you feel your retirement is protected? This presentation will provide meaningful, actiona...

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Mind-Body Fusion with Sandra Corrado ~ Weekly Claass
Thu Aug 6 / 7:30pm - 8:40pm

Experience the relaxation of Yoga and the intensity of Pilates while you flow from pose to pose. As you strengthen and lengthen your muscles, you will utilize your core-stabilizing muscles to maintain good posture. Feel more centred, energized, and...

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Fourth Dimensional Consciousness
Thu Aug 6 / 7:30pm - 10:00pm

A series of twenty-four Meetups: Thursdays, April 9th to November 26th, 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm. Canadian Academy of Therapeutic Arts 120 Newkirk Avenue, Unit 12, Richmond Hill Topic for August 6th: Understanding Abundance. How to Register: Go to ww...

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Oak Ridges Moraine Library ~ Drama Kids
Fri Aug 7 / 10:45am - 12:00pm

Lights, camera, ACTION! Learn some new acting skills and put on a play!   Limit of 20 children Children under the age of 11 must be accompanied by an adult to the program room for drop-off and pick-up for the safety of the child. Age group...

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Sheraton's Crave Restaurant ~ Lobster Friday
Fri Aug 7

Looking for a good way to start the weekend? The Sheraton's Crave Restaurant is now offering Lobster Friday's Price: $45 (+taxes and gratuities) Please call 905 695-2828 for reservations....

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David Dunlap Observatory ~ Family Night
Fri Aug 7 / 9:00pm

Enjoy Public Viewing nights this Summer at the David Dunlop Observatory! TONIGHT IS A FAMILY NIGHT Family Nights are a great introduction to the night sky for younger guests. Look through telescopes, make some space crafts, visit the Skylab and fin...

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Yoga in the Park with Sandra Corrado
Sat Aug 8 / 8:30am - 9:30am

Summer is finally here, so take your practise outdoors to enjoy nature and the fresh air at the same time! In this class you will experience the relaxation of yoga and the intensity of Pilates while you flow from pose to pose. As you strengthen and...

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Oak Ridges Moraine Library ~ Amazing Race: Library Edition
Sat Aug 8 / 10:30am - 11:30am

Get your passports ready! Teams will race around the library completing activities themed from different parts of the world!  Limit of 20 children. Children under the age of 11 must be accompanied by an adult to the program room for drop-off...

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Artists in Residence - Michelle Richards-Clermont and Rosie Sherman
Sat Aug 8 / 12:00pm - Sun Aug 9 / 5:00pm

The Mill Pond Gallery will be open daily throughout July and August.  New this summer, members of the Richmond Hill Group of Artists will be taking up a weekly residency at the gallery.   You are welcome to come in and visit often to see t...

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David Dunlap Observatory ~ Star talk & stargazing with Rachel Ward-Maxwell, McMaster University
Sat Aug 8 / 9:00pm

njoy Public Viewing nights this Summer at the David Dunlop Observatory! TONIGHT IS A STAR TALK NIGHT Star Talk nights offer great talks by great speakers on astronomy, space science and sometimes, science fiction.You'll also have a chance to tour t...

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Vishnu Mandir ~ Yoga in Peace Park
Sun Aug 9 / 8:30am - 9:30am

Bring your yoga mat and come find the peace within you! If raining, class will run in the Temple Hall. Please come at 8:15am to register. For more information, contact Deepa Nathwani at deepanathwani@rogers.com or Rani Sethi at 416-930-8853. Cost...

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Include a stop at the Hillcrest Farmers' Market in your Sunday Shopping
Sun Aug 9 / 9:00am - 3:00pm

The Hillcrest Farmers' Market is set up on the south west corner of the mall parking lot (facing Carrville) at Hillcrest Mall. There are fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables, maple syrup products, confectioneries and crafts. The Hillcre...

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Nordic Pole Walking - Free Clinics
Sun Aug 9 / 10:00am - 11:30am

If you like walking, you’ll love Nordic Pole Walking!!  In this clinic, you will be introduced to a new pair of Nordic Walking Poles and you will learn: How to adjust the poles for your height About the unique hand strap, how it fits,...

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Young Living Essential Oils Introductory Workshop
Sun Aug 9 / 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Here's a chance to experience the power, potency and purity of Young Living Essential Oils! Essential Oils are used to: Energize Relax Refresh the air And More! Come Explore Young Living Essential Oils. You will have an opportunity to smell...

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Sunday Afternoon Children's Concerts ~ Cosima Grunsky
Sun Aug 9 / 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Through an interactive experience, Cosima will charm young children with music from the guitar, ukelele, dulcimer, and a variety of other instruments from around the world! The Concerts in the Park series has been one of the great joys of summer in...

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Good Information to Know

The Salvation Army Backpack Drive - Aug 4 to Sept 4

The Salvation Army is pleased to offer a drop point for anyone who would like to donate new (or very gently used) back to school supplies for needy families in our Richmond Hill community. Donations can be received during the month of August at 55 N...

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Some Good Information to Know about Canadian Blood Services

Canadian Blood Services (CBS) manages a safe, secure and accessible supply of blood and blood products for all Canadians (excluding the province of Quebec).In 1998, Canadian Blood Services assumed the role of Canadian Red Cross Society. Red Cross is...

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Summer is a good time for kids to be creative.

Roma Crafts offers a variety of affordable art classes for your young budding artist. These classes are offered July 20 to August 14, 2015,  10am to 1pm• Mondays – Acrylic Collage ART• Tuesdays – Still Life• Wednesdays...

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Car Care: Your Cooling System - Keep your cool in the heat

Whether you’re broiling in rush-hour stop-and-go or racking up the highway miles, a cooling system failure can stop you in your tracks, yet most people don’t give any day-to-day thought to the vital components that keep their vehicle&rsqu...

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Mind over Money – 8 Bad Habits to Throw you off Track - insights by Janine Purves, CFP, CPCA

Many studies have shown the market outperforms the average investor.  Why is this?  Janine has seen many situations where your returns have more to do with your behaviour & beliefs than they do the market, and your ability to stock pick...

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What should you hold inside an RESP?

So, you’ve decided to open a Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) to save for your child’s education. What next? When you meet with an advisor to set up the plan, you’ll be asked how you want your contributions to be invested....

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