Transitions-The Oakville, Burlington and Mississauga Region Real Estate Blog

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Real Estate blog about property, home buying and selling, life in Burlington, Oakville and Mississauga Regions of Ontario, Canada.



I've heard and read that more and more people are depressed these days. I can't help but believe it is due to a lack of genuine connection with loved ones and the natural world around us.  We seem to have everything we want and more, and yet, we come up lacking. Technology has not fulfilled us in...
The beautiful Viamede Resort and Conference Centre will be the setting for a wonderful retreat workshop put on by Chrysalis Yoga of Burlington this weekend. Clayton Smith and Shanine Dennill, life partners to one another and the owners of Chrysalis Yoga in Burlington, will be instructing and lead...
 I remember when I first joined Active Rain back in 2007. Writing a blog for business purposes was a very new concept back then and Active Rain was at the leading edge of what worked and what didn't. We were our own active experiment in the making. Flash forward to today and the business blog has...
Aggressive Mute Swans Found in the Port Credit area of Mississauga. The Mute Swan is a very common sight along the Lake Ontario shoreline of Burlington, Oakville, Mississauga and Toronto. This swan is not native to Ontario.  It was introduced accidentally when Europeans brought breeding pairs ove...
The chicks have flown, the nests are abandoned, and you have decided that it is the perfect day in Burlington, Oakville or other regions across the continent, to take down and clean your bird houses. STOP ! Please read this before proceeding one step further. Are you aware that numerous life thre...
The continental (4 distinct seasons) climate of the Burlington and Oakville area is moderated by it's proximity to the Lake Ontario and the Niagara Escarpment.Belleville and region experiences warmer temperatures in the winter and slightly cooler temperatures in the summer due to these effects an...
Turkey Vultures of the Niagara Escarpment.   Soaring high overhead, with wingspans reaching 6 feet across, the Turkey Vulture is a common sight along the valleys of the Niagara Escarpment in the Burlington area. Amongst the most skilled gliders in North America, the Turley Vulture is able to glid...

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