Tag - September 2021

The Grief Recovery Handbook 20th Anniversary Expanded Edition

By John W. James and Russell Friedman Harper Collins Updated to commemorate its 20th anniversary, this classic resource further explores the effects of grief and sheds new light on how to begin to take effective actions to complete the grieving process and work towards recovery and happiness. Incomplete recovery from grief can...

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What is the Best Countertop for You?

Lifescape By Janet Armstrong, Certified Interior Designer, CAPS Lots of finishes to choose from One of the most popular home renovations carried out across Canada is a kitchen renovation. This hardworking space sees a lot of use and should be renovated on average every 15 years due to the wear on finishes, changes in colours...

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News and adventure to expand your horizons

Travel Bug By Susan Campbell Sandals makes a big footprint in Curaçao The little Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao is very excited with this big addition to their hosting options, with Sandals having invested multi-millions of dollars in transforming the historic resort situated on the old Santa Barbara plantation into their...

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Forever Homes

Animal Chatter By Iris Winston Wherever that home may be Finally submitting to the pressure from concerned relatives and health professionals, the old couple waited on the porch of their home of 60 years, with their border collie between them, as ready as they would ever be to move into a retirement community. When the social...

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The Making of a Meadow

In the Garden By Judith Cox A true learning experience After my mother died in October 2011, the summer of 2012 saw me transplanting glorious perennials from her peaceful sheltered zone five garden to my harsh, hard-scrabble garden. I attempted a small formal garden in her memory, but the weeds continually encroached over the...

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Fred Bowie

For Fred Bowie, Service Doesn’t Stop When the Workday is Done. Fred Bowie’s journey in the financial services industry began as a young teenager with an investment in life insurance. It was a purchase required by his mother, Marian (Sloan). Fred’s earliest recollection is growing up in the Alvin Heights...

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Sister Villages Along the Grand Rideau

Off the Beaten Path By Madeline Kallio North Gower and Osgoode were once rural outliers but now hum with activity It is quite probable that, even though North Gower and Osgoode were being settled at the same time, the settlers in these two communities were not aware of each other because of the different transportation routes...

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Jean Augustine

Always the advocate for change and social justice If you happened to be in Dundas Square in Toronto during Black History Month this year, you might have noticed a massive billboard portrait of Canadian icon, the Hon. Dr. Jean Augustine. Maybe you even saw her face smiling at you from the side panels of Toronto Transit...

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Older workers in the labour market

Your Finance By Jim Anstey, B.A., LL.B. Know your rights Older workers bring considerable value to businesses. They typically have lots of relevant experience, allowing them to provide meaningful feedback on proposed business initiatives. Having been through many economic cycles, they also have insight from working through the...

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