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Secondary Home or Family Home? Column by Jenni MacDonald

Secondary Home or Family Home? Column by Jenni MacDonald

Here is the latest column by Jenni MacDonald: There are situations when a borrower is looking to purchase a “second home”. Some scenarios include, needing a city property to cut down on the long commute during the week, a child heading to school, a vacation property, a parent needing to live close-by, etc. Genworth and […]

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Ontario Liberal government is reversing part of its employment legislation

Ontario Liberal government is reversing part of its employment legislation

Queens Park – The Ontario Liberal government is reversing part of its employment legislation about calculating public holiday pay. Late Monday, the Ontario government announced it is re-reinstating its old public holiday pay calculation starting with the Canada Day holiday. “This review of the public holiday pay section of the Employment Standards Act is part […]

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Lorraine Driscoll examines Reading Comprehension Difficulties

Lorraine Driscoll examines Reading Comprehension Difficulties

Here is the latest column by Lorraine Driscoll: In my last article, I wrote about how poor working memory affects learning disabilities. Poor working memory can have a significant impact on the ability to decode and comprehend written text. Up to 70% of students with learning disabilities in reading score ‘very low’ on working memory. […]

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2018 Juried Art Exhibition

2018 Juried Art Exhibition

Cornwall, Ontario – It is that time of the year to check out an important art event in Cornwall. Focus Art is partnering with The Cornwall Square for their Annual Juried Art Show on Saturda,y May 14, between 10 and 4pm. Invited guest juror, Sally Chupik, will critique the work of over 30 artists working in […]

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Musical Gardens by Lisa Gray

Musical Gardens by Lisa Gray

In the McLeod family Clan, a sprig of Juniper berries was worn at the shoulder of a lady’s tartan sash. Called a protective charm, it was oftentimes used to bless the home. Few people can attest to living up to their Clan Badge as Isabel McLeod-Russell, who’s Held Fast to her family beliefs right from […]