Snowbird Guide to Renting Out Your Canadian Residence for the Winter

Wednesday Aug 14th, 2019


If you spend most of the winter outside Canada, you may want to explore the opportunity to rent out your Canadian home while you’re away.  Renting out your Canadian residence can have a number of benefits, including helping to cover the costs of your winters away. The extra income can be used to supplement or even offset the cost of your winter home or rental. Another benefit is that your home will be lived in and therefore you won’t have to find someone to inspect it daily... [read more]

What is a Status Certificate and why is it important?

Wednesday May 22nd, 2019


A Status Certificate is a short report on the current status of a condominium corporation. If you are buying a resale condominium, it is important that your agreement of purchase and sale is conditional, upon review of the Status Certificate by your lawyer. The Status Certificate provides valuable information directly from the condominium corporation, examples of such information include arrears or increases in common expenses; Whether any major work needs to be done to the building(s); The... [read more]

Toronto’s Seniors are now more financially secure than young adults. What Changed?

Monday May 6th, 2019


Working life wasn’t always easy for Geraldine Pennie and her husband. Work as a tool and die maker was well paying, but intermittent, for her husband, Doug. For Pennie, there was a series of contracts in social welfare, including running subisidized housing. Neither spouse was in a job that had a private pension. Still, they were delighted to discover they could easily afford to buy a home, take summer camping trips with their son and daughter, and even enjoy the odd vacation in... [read more]

14 Exercises for Seniors to Improve Strength and Balance

Thursday Feb 21st, 2019


In North America, falls are one of the leading causes of injury and death for senior citizens. However, you don’t have to fall prey to slips and falls. By exercising, you can improve your balance and your strength, so you can stand tall and feel more confident when walking. Read on to find 14 exercises seniors can do to improve their balance. Exercise 1: Single Limb Stance It’s best to start off with a simple balance exercise for seniors. Here’s how you do this... [read more]

How Rosedale Village Got It's Name?

Friday Jun 2nd, 2017


Five Generations ago, a Brampton man named Harry Dale began growing roses called Dale Autographed Roses, which he exported around the world and helped put Brampton on the map. This claim to fame is how Harry dale earned hie title of "The Rose Man" and how Brampton earned its place as "The Flower City of Canada". Rosedale Village is named after Mr. Dale's early pioneering family, and the flowers that helped make Brampton the beautiful and blooming city it is... [read more]