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Christmas and Family Traditions

Christmas and Family Traditions I lost my father Ed Laverty in November 2017 after a 6yr battle with Alzheimer’s; not one day goes by where I don’t miss or think of him.  He was bigger than life, a true community builder who made a difference in thousands of lives creating a legacy in touch football and sports, most importantly he was a great husband and a loving & dedicated father. The holidays have changed for us and we do our best to carry on the traditions my father loved so much.  This Christmas has a different feeling; as it’s the
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Major Changes to Canada’s Housing Rules

There has been a lot of topical chatter about the significant changes our government has recently put in place on Canada’s housing rules. Over the last several years, our government has been known to change the mortgage requirements on numerous occasions which has (and continues to) deeply affect anyone who, is not only looking to perhaps qualify for government-backed insured mortgages, but also those who may be looking to purchase their first home and/or are looking to refinance their existing mortgage. We needn’t be too concerned, however. According to Phil Soper, President and CEO of Royal LePage, “Nationally, our real
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