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Month: July 2016

New BC tax to address foreign ownership

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In response to pressure to address foreign ownership in the Vancouver region, and in response to growing concerns of an overheated housing market, the BC government announced it will introduce an additional 15% property transfer tax for foreign buyers of residential property, effective August 2, 2016. As an example, the additional tax on the purchase […]

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How to spend 48 hours in Hamilton

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Posted by Liora Ipsum / JULY 22, 2016   Hamilton is only about an hour away from Toronto, making it an ideal weekend getaway. Although you may need a reintroduction if you haven’t been to Steeltown in recent years. The city is slowly shedding its blue collar reputation and embracing an influx of creatives, artisans […]

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How To Stay Healthy Over The Summer

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Jane Dummer Become a fan Registered Dietitian, Author and Food Consultant We wait all year for long summer days filled with BBQs, pool parties, cottage weekends and food festivals. But these endless social events can have you overindulging in food and drink more than any other time of year. Opportunities for spontaneous weeknight drinks on […]

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BlackBerry is working on 3 new Android phones, codenamed Neon, Argon, and Mercury

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EVAN BLASS JUNE 30, 2016 2:08 PM TAGS: BLACKBERRY, BLACKBERRY ARGON, BLACKBERRY MERCURY, BLACKBERRY NEON, TOP-STORIES Image Credit: BlackBerry Despite reports of lackluster sales for its first Android smartphone, BlackBerry is tripling down on the platform in the coming year. According to a person briefed on the company’s plans, the Canadian manufacturer will be releasing […]

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Hamilton’s Serbs celebrate Nikola Tesla’s 160th birthday with street naming

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Hamilton Spectator By Carmela Fragomeni Hamilton Serbs celebrated with fanfare on Sunday at the city allowing part of Burlington Street East to be renamed after their national hero, inventor Nikola Tesla. Tesla designed alternating current in the late 1800s, the electrical system still used worldwide. About 400 people, mostly Serbian, gathered where Burlington Street becomes […]

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