November 19, 2017

Quote of the Week

"If you set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at anytime, and you would achieve nothing."
~ Margaret Thatcher


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Events

Horizontal Money: Opening The Channels Of Social Finance
Mon Nov 20 / 7:00pm

Triple bottom line...Aligning your money with your values...ESG screens...Impact investing. Are these just slogans? Is our financial system really changing? In this talk Mark McAlister will describe some highlights of the “clean money revolut...

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Start the Week Right With Zumba Fitness
Mon Nov 20 / 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Join a weekly Zumba® classes, weekly Latin-inspired dance-fitness parties. Dance to a variety of Latin and International rhythms. Athletic wear, indoor running shoes with white, non-marking soles, and enthusiasm required. Bring a sealable bott...

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Richmond Hill Historical Society ~ Kevin Barrett presents his WW I & II memorabilia & memories
Mon Nov 20 / 7:30pm

All are invited to come and hear Kevin Barrett talk about his personal collection talk about his personal collection of World War I and World War II items. It has been Kevin's life long passion.  He will share his enthusiasm, expertise and prov...

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Connecting the Community. Creating a stronger community. All welcome.
Tue Nov 21 / 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....

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Home Buyers Primer - What you need to know about buying your first home
Tue Nov 21 / 6:30pm

Buying a home is one of the most important decisions you will ever make. Ensure you make a well-informed choice when making an offer on the home of your dreams.Attend this event and cut through all the clutter, misconceptions and complexities involv...

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St Matthew's Health Ministry Lunch & Learn "Say Goodbye to Headaches & Back Pain"
Wed Nov 22 / 12:00pm

Come and learn about: Posture and how it affects your back Good habits to minimize neck and back pain Foods that trigger headaches Speaker: Dr Judith Snider, Chiropractor, Homeopath, Nutritionist Lunch Sponsored by: Sunrise Richmond Hill Co...

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The Romantic Comedy ~ Parfumiere. On stage at the Curtian Club.
Fri Nov 17 - Sat Dec 2

This is the second production of the 2017/18 season for the Curtain Club SynopsisThis gentle romantic comedy takes us to a Parfumerie in Budapest, just before Christmas in 1937. While customers clamour to finish their holiday shopping, the owner and...

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Can cannabis be used to treat acquired brain injuries?
Thu Nov 23 / 1:30pm

Free educational workshop to explore the potential use of cannabis for the treatment of acquired brain injuries (ABI). There will be a review the history of cannabis, better understand current (and proposed future) laws and regulations in Canada, an...

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7th Annual Fall Beaded Art Show & Sale, hosted by the Richmond Hill Beading Artists
Thu Nov 23 - Sun Nov 26

This is a true community event and one of a kind show, we support a local charity as a way of giving back to our community, in this show we are helping Richmond Hill Community Food BankArtists will be revealing their finest Fall 2017 and Winter 2018...

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Thursday Evening Meditation Class presented by Rose Hirano of Kadampa Meditation Centre Canada
Thu Nov 23 / 7:00pm - 8:15pm

Theme for the fall session: Inspiring Solutions for Difficult TimesBased on the book, Universal Compassion by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche, the classes for the few coming months give you practical, creative methods to transform your day-...

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Footloose: The Musical. On stage at RHCPA. By Steppin' Out Productions
Thu Nov 23 - Sun Nov 26

An Amazing Musical Theatre Experience. A rollicking musical production that is fun for the whole family. Based on a movie of the same name. 5 Shows: Thu Nov 23, 7:30PM Fri Nov 24, 7:30PM Sat Nov 25, 1:30 Sat Nov 25, 7:30PM Sun Nov 26, 1:30P...

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Suite Thursdays - Micah Barnes, "New York Stories"
Thu Nov 23 / 7:30pm

Come to the Plaza Suite for Suite Thursdays - Micah Barnes, New York StoriesMicah is a Canadian pop singer and songwriter, formerly a member of The Nylons. Tickets: $20. Click here to order on line or call the box office at 905 787-8811...

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Mind-Body Fusion Class
Thu Nov 23 / 7:30pm - 8:40pm

Experience the relaxation of Yoga and 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 centered, energized and peace...

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Delmanor Holiday Market
Fri Nov 24 / 10:00am - 4:00pm

Get inspired and get a head start on your Holiday gift purchasing. Visit a wonderful collection of vendors offering creative and unique gift ideas…...

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Fibre & Fire Exhibition at the Burr House
Fri Nov 24 - Sun Nov 26

Come see collaborative works to celebrate Canada 150. Creations from the Burr House Spinner and Weavers and the Hill Potters' Guild. Friday, Saturday and Sunday 12:30 to 4:30 until Dec. 17th, 2017. Tea Room open Parking around back www.burrh...

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Christmas/Hanukkah Market at CATA. Lots of special things to make you feel good!
Fri Nov 24 / 5:00pm - 10:00pm

20 unique craft vendors will be happy to help you start or complete all your shopping needs. While you shop you can get a reading from one of 4 talented card readers and a relaxing chair massage from a registered massage therapist. Follow the event...

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St. Mary's Immaculate Annual Tea, Poinsettia & Craft Sale
Sat Nov 25 / 9:00am - 3:00pm

Bring your Family! Come for Tea & Goodies!Do your Christmas Shopping! Bright & Beautiful Poinsettia Flowers! Chances to win great prizes. Ticket: $5.00 ‐  Includes Sandwiches, Squares, Pastries and endless tea and coffee....

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Mental Health First Aid Training. A 2 day course.
Sat Nov 25 / 9:00am - 4:30pm

MHFA training will teach the participants to:• Recognize the symptoms of mental health problems• Provide initial help• Guide a person toward appropriate professional help• Provide help to prevent the mental health problem from bec...

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St. Mary's Annual Christmas Bazaar & Luncheon
Sat Nov 25 / 10:00am - 1:30pm

Come one, come all!!! Christmas Crafts, Gifts & Decorations! Baking & Knitting Tables! Books and Jewelry Table! White Elephant! Raffle Prizes!! Hot lunch & dessert is served from 11:30 to 1:00 pm - Cost: $10...

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Red Cross Babysitting Course offered at the Central Library
Sat Nov 25 / 10:00am - 4:45pm

Learn basic first aid and caregiving skills in this one day babysitting course presented by the Canadian Red Cross. Red Cross Babysitter’s Manual and wallet card will be given upon successful completion of this course.Please note: There will be...

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Mariann Home Christmas Bazaar
Sat Nov 25 / 10:00am - 2:00pm

Come one, Come all!!!Lots of craft items, baked goods and treasures! Lovely tea room! Raffle tickets! All proceeds go to support the resident activities at Mariann Home....

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SQUAREtreasures Group Show and Sale at The Mill Pond Gallery
Sat Nov 25 / 11:00am - Sun Nov 26 / 5:00pm

The Richmond Hill Group of Artists present SQUAREtreasures a group show and sale featuring a variety of original artwork.  Artwork will range in size from small to medium sized squares and show a range of subject matter and media. Our Upstairs...

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100 Years Ago - Charity concert in memory of the last Russian Emperor and his family
Sat Nov 25 / 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Our Lady of Smolensk Russian Orthodox Church is hosting this charity concert. Featuring  world class opera stars: Cesar Bello Larisa Skrynska Sergey Martsenyuk pianist Ernesto Ramires famous accordionist Alexander Sevastian This conce...

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Chorus York and The Bells of St. Matthew's presents "Top Hats & Tunes"
Sat Nov 25 / 8:00pm

Come and enjoy some of your favourite songs from: The Sound of Music Moulin Rouge Phantom of the Opera Porgy & Bess Wizard of Oz Brigadoon South Pacific The King & I Tickets: Adults $25.00, Seniors $20.00, Students $15....

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Moon Pointer Gatherings ~ a Mindfulness Practice, at Oak Ridges CC
Sun Nov 26 / 10:00am - 11:00am

Moon Pointer gatherings are informal get-togethers for the purpose of experiencing an aspect of Health & Wellness which comes through the practice of mindfulness. Gatherings are facilitated by Ashley and last approximately 1 hour. Each get-to...

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Richmond Hill Federal Liberal Party Association Holiday Party!
Sun Nov 26 / 1:00pm - 4:00pm

This will be a fun time for Liberal friends, family and neighbours to get together and celebrate! Meet our Member of Parliament, Majid Jowhari. Complimentary appetizers will be served between 1:30 pm-3:00 pm. Admission to this event is free, but y...

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Free Family Skate hosted by Ward 5 Councillor Karen Cilevitz
Sun Nov 26 / 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Karen would love to see you! Please bring your own skates. Children must wear a helmet. Hot chocolate, coffee and Timbits will be available! In support of Sandgate Women's Shelter...

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Salsa Dance Fever Latin Dance Social
Sun Nov 26 / 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Salsa Dance Fever invites you to join their Latin dance socials on Sunday evenings. Friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Excellent DJ and amazing Latin music! All dance levels. Beginner level dance lessons in Bachata & Salsa from 6:30pm - 7:15p...

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York Symphony Orchestra - A Scottish Voyage
Sun Nov 26 / 7:30pm

Come and enjoy some beautiful music! Guest Artist Alejandro Junco, Violin Mendelssohn - Hebrides Overture Bruch - Scottish Fantasy Mendelssohn - Symphony No. 3 'Scottish' Tickets: Adults $30, Seniors $25, Students $15.  Click here to or...

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RH Thomson-The World Remembers-Nurses, Caregivers and Mothers of WW1. A talk at the Central Library
Mon Nov 27 / 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Back by popular demand! Join Richmond hill born, Canadian television star of the ANNE television series, film and stage actor Robert Holmes “R.H.” Thomson, to explore the roles of women and the war.Age group: 16+ years. There is no charg...

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Start the Week Right With Zumba Fitness
Mon Nov 27 / 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Join a weekly Zumba® classes, weekly Latin-inspired dance-fitness parties. Dance to a variety of Latin and International rhythms. Athletic wear, indoor running shoes with white, non-marking soles, and enthusiasm required. Bring a sealable bott...

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Connecting the Community. Creating a stronger community.
Tue Nov 28 / 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....

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An Afternoon Spice Tea, at the Heritage Centre
Tue Nov 28

Enjoy a simple dessert tea serving up a favourite spice cake and signature mulled-cider. A lovely way to enjoy the afternoon! Sittings 1:00pm or 2:30pm $8.50 per person Please reserved by calling 905 780-3802...

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Own a Peace of Paradise ~ in Trujillo, Honduras. A presentation by Njoi. At RHCPA.
Tue Nov 28 / 7:00pm

Come find out about what it would be like to have your own place in paradise - Trujillo, Honduras. This development is well underway and many Canadians have already bought into it. Great temperatures, beautiful beaches, rejuvenating environment....

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Classic Albums Live - Houses of the Holy
Tue Nov 28 / 8:00pm

Released in 1973, Houses of the Holy was Led Zeppelin’s fifth studio record and was later certified 11x platinum. With such classic Zeppelin hits as ‘The Song Remains The Same’, 'Over the Hills and Far Away', and ‘The Rain Son...

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Book Launch "Picturesque Richmond Hill 2017". At Richmond Green Library
Wed Nov 29 / 10:30am - 12:00pm

This book is a joint creation by Michael Lai and Bill Chan. Mr Lai's last publication, "Richmond Hill, Our Heritage, Our Community", received great positive feedback from local residents and community leaders. This new book "Picturesque Richmond Hil...

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Avalon Waterways and Rocky Mountaineer Travel Presentation
Thu Nov 30 / 7:00pm

Lina Lococo-Beja of Travelpoint invites you to join her for an intimate evening to learn more about the Avalon Waterways European River Cruises and why they offer such great value.  And learn about teh Rocky Mountaineer's unique world of Rail Tr...

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Thursday Evening Meditation Class presented by Rose Hirano of Kadampa Meditation Centre Canada
Thu Nov 30 / 7:00pm - 8:15pm

Theme for the fall session: Inspiring Solutions for Difficult TimesBased on the book, Universal Compassion by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche, the classes for the few coming months give you practical, creative methods to transform your day-...

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Mind-Body Fusion Class
Thu Nov 30 / 7:30pm - 8:40pm

Experience the relaxation of Yoga and 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 centered, energized and peace...

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Fibre & Fire Exhibition at the Burr House
Fri Dec 1 - Sun Dec 3

Come see collaborative works to celebrate Canada 150. Creations from the Burr House Spinner and Weavers and the Hill Potters' Guild. Friday, Saturday and Sunday 12:30 to 4:30 until Dec. 17th, 2017. Tea Room open Parking around back www.burrh...

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Seniors' Christmas Celebration ~ at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts
Fri Dec 1 / 1:00pm

A wonderful way to start the holiday season! FREE to all Richmond Hill Seniors 60+. Tickets are available at the McConaghy Centre and Oak Ridges Community Centre beginning Monday October 16.  (Each senior is allowed to pick up a maximum of two...

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World AIDS Day. Learn about the programs and participate in a candlelight vigil
Fri Dec 1 / 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Held on December 1 each year, World AIDS Day provides an opportunity for people worldwide to unite and show their support for people living with HIV/AIDS, to commemorate those who have passed away, and to eliminate stigma and discrimination byraising...

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Richvale Lions Club Charity Texas Hold 'Em Poker Tournament
Fri Dec 1 / 6:15pm

Richvale Lions Club Charity Texas Hold - first Friday of the month. All are invited. Register 6:15pm; Start 7:00pm Featuring $10 Bounty Chip, included in $ 50 Buy-in Re-Buys until first break Then Top-up for close out Refreshments available. Fo...

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Community Pancake Breakfast at Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church
Sat Dec 2 / 9:00am - 11:00am

Breakfast includes pancakes with toppings of berries, whipped cream; scrambled eggs, sausages, juice, tea or coffee. Cost: Adults - $8.00; Children 12 and under - $4.00. Funds raised will support their programs. For details please call the church...

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Costas Menegakis Candidacy Launch
Sat Dec 2 / 10:00am

Costas Menegakis is returning to the political scene! He is having a launch of his candidacy for the Conservative Party of Canada nomination for the riding of Aurora Oak Ridges Richmond Hill for the 2019 Election. All are invited! Location: ...

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Fancy Nancy Splendiferous Christmas
Sat Dec 2 - Sat Jan 6

Give your holiday season little extra sparkle, don’t miss out on this wonderful musical at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts Plaza Suite presented by Electric Moon Theatre Company. What could be fancier than Christmas? Presents...

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SQUAREtreasures Group Show and Sale at The Mill Pond Gallery
Sat Dec 2 / 11:00am - Sun Dec 3 / 5:00pm

The Richmond Hill Group of Artists present SQUAREtreasures a group show and sale featuring a variety of original artwork.  Artwork will range in size from small to medium sized squares and show a range of subject matter and media. Our Upstairs...

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Christmas Tea ~ served at the Richmond Hill United Church
Sat Dec 2 / 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Come and enjoy a Christmas Tea - with sandwiches, scones, squares, cookies, tea & coffee. Cost: $10. There will also be a bake table, jams, preserves, knitting & jewelry....

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Film Club: Films by Indigenous Filmmakers. Empire of Dirt
Sat Dec 2 / 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Watch and discuss films by Indigenous filmmakers.  Empire of Dirt is the fourth and final in this film series. Documentary SynopsisThree generations of First Nations women struggle to deal with the demons of their past. Click here to registe...

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9th Annual Richmond Hill Community Food Bank Music Marathon
Sat Dec 2 / 2:00pm - 11:55pm

Like everywhere, there are many in need. So raising funds and collecting food is the reason for this 9th annual all day/all night Saturday party starts at 2:00 pm on December 2nd and goes until midnight. There will be 20+ local, original musical a...

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Christmas @ The Farm!
Sat Dec 2 / 3:00pm - 8:00pm

All are invited to the 10th annual Christmas @ The Farm! Lot's happening!! Wagon & Sleigh Rides Live Music in the Barn Live Nativity Scene & Petting Zoo Kids Crafts & Face Painting Food Trucks There is no charge to attend. Pro...

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Liona Boyd's "Winter Fantasy". Performance at the historic Richmond Hill United Church.
Sat Dec 2 / 7:30pm

This will be a beautiful concert! Liona Boyd will be performing with: Andrew Dolson Grammy nominated flautist Ron Korb Richmond Hill United Church Chancel Choir Tickets: $35. General seating.Tickets may be purchased at the church or by calli...

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ON!STAGE - Twas the Night Before Christmas
Sat Dec 2 / 7:30pm

The artists aren’t the only ones on stage…so are you! Twas the Night Before Christmas presented by DuffleBag Theatre - expanding the beloved poem in fun new directions. Tickets: $20 Click here to order on line or call the box office at...

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John Tesh - Grand Piano Christmas
Sat Dec 2 / 8:00pm

Four-time Emmy® Award winner and two-time GRAMMY® nominee, Tesh’s highly successful and varied career path includes a 10-year run as anchor on Entertainment Tonight, a string of #1 radio hits and his popular nationally syndicated radio...

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The Saturn Seal in Eurythmy
Sun Dec 3 / 9:30am - 11:00am

The philosopher and educator, Rudolf Steiner, drew seven fascinating planetary seals. They are like a harmonic resonance of each 'planet' and can be moved in eurythmy. Reg Down will be guiding a group through the Saturn seal in the large forum space...

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Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church Season of Advent & Christmas: Advent One - Hope. The Lord's Supper
Sun Dec 3 / 10:30am

What do we wait for? Our hope is in God. As this service a sacred meal will be shared uniting us with the church and her saints of all times and places. All are welcome all to share communion irrespective of denomination or age. At any of these wo...

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Christmas Home. At RHCPA.
Sun Dec 3 / 7:30pm

A fire crackling on the hearth,the scent of pine and spice – laughter and love fill the air. Join Canada’s trumpet-sensation Guy Few, with soprano Leslie Fagan and pianist Stephanie Mara, as they present traditional carols, holiday melod...

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Good Information to Know

Monthly Tax Tips – November 2017 Issue ~ from Andre La Rosa

A few items to take note of: New Tax Initiatives for Private CorporationsThe government has backed off on part of this initiative introduced back in July 2017. Thanks to various business groups who showed the government how detrimental this bill cou...

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Not everyone wants to leave an inheritance

* Article by Sergiu Hirtecu, Financial Planner, Investors GroupUntil recently, passing down an inheritance was something to be expected. Parents would save enough money so their kids would receive some sort of windfall that they could then put toward...

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The Facts About Computer Vision Syndrome: Recognize the symptoms and ways to prevent it.

Article by Dr. Radhika Chawla, O.DComputers have become a part of every day life for many. For both children and adults, sitting in front of a computer screen for hours is becoming more and more common.Every day we have patients coming into our offic...

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AIDS Committee of York Region's Wish List for the Holiday Season. Gift cards please

The annual holiday wish list program matches wish lists from individuals and families with donors from the community. This season help a local family in need. Donate a gift card or cash/cheque to make the holidays brighter for families in need in Yo...

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This weekend'sTHE FEED - 105.9FM THE REGION: MADD, AIDS Committee, Black Friday

Tune in to know. York Region’s ONLY news magazine show dedicated to the issues and events that matter to all of us who live and work here. On this week’s show …. We talk to MOTHER'S AGAINST DRUNK DRIVING about this year's ca...

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RHPO "Holiday Letters" - Dec. 9
Opera Belcanto "Joy" - Dec 14
Victoria Ballet - "The Nutracker" - Dec. 15 to 17
New Year's Eve at RHCPA - Dec. 31

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