Morning Briefing: Five things to know

Posted on 19. Sep, 2014 by .

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Morning Briefing: Five things to know for Friday, September 19 Friday, September 19, 2014, 7:50 AM – Wondering what you missed overnight or what you can expect for the day ahead? Here’s your weather briefing for Friday, September 19. 1. Chilly and windy day ahead in Atlantic Canada  Frost advisories have been issued for the […]

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Xálima Island House Looks Like Everybody’s Dream Vacation Home

Posted on 19. Sep, 2014 by .

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Science tells us that planning a vacation makes you just as happy, if not happier, than actually going on one. In that case, we’ll be planning our getaway to Xálima for the rest of our lives. This ultra-luxe island mansion is the product of young architect Martin Ferrero’s intricate imagination, and when built, we will […]

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Canterbury Common development an ‘urban legend’, says Scugog

Posted on 18. Sep, 2014 by .

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SCUGOG — Scugog is working swiftly to stamp out residents’ concerns after a concept plan began recently circulating through the Canterbury Common subdivision that proposes to transform a portion of the golf course there into a residential development, possibly with an apartment building. “It’s an urban legend,” said Scugog Mayor Chuck Mercier on Monday afternoon. […]

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Beekeepers feeling the sting of honey bee losses

Posted on 18. Sep, 2014 by .

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“I would (estimate) that, over the past two or three years alone, I’ve lost $250,000 to 300,000 in net revenue,” said Flys. Article source: http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2014/09/17/beekeepers_feeling_the_sting_of_honey_bee_losses.html

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Late summer weather returns to southern Ontario ahead of Fall Equinox

Posted on 17. Sep, 2014 by .

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Late summer weather returns to southern Ontario ahead of Fall Equinox Tuesday, September 16, 2014, 10:49 AM – The good news: The final weekend of the summer (Autumnal Equinox is Tuesday, September 23) will feature a return to above seasonal weather. But… In the meantime it’ll be below seasonal temperatures across southern Ontario through Friday […]

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Teresa and Joe Giudice to list vacation house ahead of fraud sentencing

Posted on 17. Sep, 2014 by .

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By MailOnline Reporter Published: 22:31 EST, 15 September 2014 | Updated: 05:17 EST, 16 September 2014 106 View comments With fraud sentencing just around the corner, they have put their home on the market for $3.99million. But Teresa and Joe Giudice aren’t quite done with down sizing their considerable assets. According to a new report […]

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Irrational arguments in Calgary’s neverending secondary suite debate can lead …

Posted on 17. Sep, 2014 by .

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For the umpteenth time, there’s a push for legal and consistently codified secondary suites city-wide. City councils have tried for years — and failed — to address the litany of illicit suites and give those who live in and around them legal protection. Opponents are vocal and it appears they are numerous, if our councillors’ […]

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CRTC gets an earful at hearings on future of TV

Posted on 16. Sep, 2014 by .

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Canada’s broadcast regulator is debating the future of television at a series of hearings in Gatineau, Que., that will wrap up at the end of this week. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) began hearing from stakeholders last week and has already had an earful from the large conventional broadcasters and cable providers as well […]

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Lank: Re-evaluate vacation home’s fully furnished value

Posted on 16. Sep, 2014 by .

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Edith Lank Dear Edith: We have owned a vacation home for almost 30 years. It has always been used personally, never rented. We recently placed it on the market. My question concerns treatment of potential capital gains. The house is fully furnished and equipped. We duplicated virtually everything we have in our primary residence so […]

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Morning Briefing: Four things to start of your week

Posted on 15. Sep, 2014 by .

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Morning Briefing: Four things to start of your week Monday, September 15, 2014, 7:19 AM – Another Monday – the last of the “official” summer – is getting underway. Already, it feels like fall everywhere east of the Rockies, with showers here and there, while in B.C., the warmest weather in the country is hanging […]

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