Are You a Victim of a Hit and Run?

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Contributed by Tony Lafazanis – Personal Injury Lawyer — Getting in a car accident, for any driver, cyclist or pedestrian can be a nightmare. Unfortunately, hit and run accidents occur far too frequently.   A hit and run is when a driver hits a pedestrian, cyclist, property, another car, or causes any collision, and then […]

Pollinator Grant Update

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In 2019, staff from the Rooming House Project applied for the Pollinator Grant with help from local tenants who were interested in the project. Together staff and clients completed the application, which included creating a pollinator garden at three of Dixon Hall’s rooming houses and one Dixon Hall office. After a suspenseful waiting period, we […]

BACK TO SCHOOL – ROAD SAFETY TIPS IN SCHOOL ZONES

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Contributed by Tony Lafazanis Personal Injury Lawyer. As we navigate through the pandemic, children are now back to school.  It has been almost 6 months since they were last at school. School zones require special attention. The following are some road safety tips, if followed, to minimize the chance of getting into a car accident […]

“COVID-19: A Positive Return”

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Contributed by Momentum Montessori. As many of us continue to work from home, there is a percentage of the population who have physically returned to work. Despite many uncertainties of how businesses will operate with such strict and in-depth operating criteria, we have managed to alleviate that fear and instead use it to deliver teachable […]

Yael Gottesman

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“ I knew I wanted to be a writer since I was a little girl. Diaries and journals, and stories accumulated in my room for years. Among them, a lengthy letter to the editor of the “Chicken soup for the teenage soul” series.   My plea to have my stories in the books remained unsent. […]

I have certain expectations

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Contributed by Duncan Fremlin. I read the obituaries every day.  They’re the only part of the newspaper I can rely on to be truthful.  I even read the obituaries in my hometown newspaper in Sault Ste. Marie,  just in case I see the name of an old high school pal.  It has happened.  Leonard Lidstone […]

The 6 Most Common Causes of Cycling Accidents

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Contributed by Tony Lafazanis – Personal Injury Lawyer. As a cyclist, you are routinely bombarded with information on your route that demands your attention. Giving some forethought to the most common traffic scenarios that give rise to cycling accidents can help you more easily spot them should they arise.  This list is not intended to […]

Considering an Open House?

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Contributed by Gerald Michaud, Broker – Manager, HomeLife/Realty One Ltd., Brokerage. As of August 12, for all regions in Ontario, the Province has lifted the prohibition of in-person open houses.  However, the seller may still decline to have an open house.  A live Virtual Open House may be an option.   It’s important to discuss […]