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A community of Character shows respect for each other and those in authority "RESPECT" "Respect denotes both a positive feeling of esteem for a person or other entity (such as a nation or a religion), and also specific actions and conduct representative of that esteem. Respect can be a specific feeling of regard for the actual qualities of the one respected (e.g., "I have great respect for her judgment"). It can also be conduct in accord with a specific ethic of respect." source wikipedia Take some time (7 comments)
Make The Last Few Days of April Count - And Be Counted On The Second Of May - 04/28/11 11:25 AM
Make The Last Few Days of April Count Have you finished your 2010 income tax return? ..... or are you ..... Done for another year, all the receipts have been collected, tax slips organized and all in the hands of your friendly tax return preparer. All that is left to do is write the cheque and make sure it gets posted in time. But that is not the end of your Tax Pain Unfortunately some may have been so busy getting all of the above wrapped up before the deadline they forgot all about another tax deadline. The Second installment of (9 comments)
Ontario - Yours to Discover - Summer Road Trips - 04/26/11 12:45 AM
Summer Road Trips With Summer on its way now might be a good time to plan what you are going to do this summer. Ontario Canada Travel - Official visitors' information site for travel to Ontario, Canada, Ontario " More to Discover Southern Ontario Tourism - Be it a day trip to shop and dine or a weekend sunbathing on golden sandy beaches.... Southern Ontario is the perfect destination for a vacation to remember. Ontario Parks - A comprehensive site for exploring Ontario parks. Among many resources, it includes park and campground information, conservation and research facts, as well as trip planning tips. (6 comments)
Graphic Demographics - Our Aging Population - 04/25/11 11:56 PM
You often read about our changing demographics and how our population is getting older but have you ever been able to visualize the change. David Foot of Footworks Consulting has an animated pyramid that visually demonstrates how the makeup of our population has changed over the years and will continue to change in the future. David K. Foot is a professor of economics at the University of Toronto, and co-author of the Boom, Bust and Echo books.
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Life And Living In Uxbridge, Ontario - One Voice Matters - Exercise your right to vote - 04/25/11 12:00 AM
Life And Living In Uxbridge, Ontario - One Voice Matters - Exercise your right to vote Election May 2nd, 2011 While many were unhappy that the polls were open on Good Friday Election laws stipulate how many days before the election the polls are to be open. Despite the religious significance of the day for many others made their way to the polls and waited. Reports from across the country had people standing in line for long periods waiting to cast their ballot. With the advance polls open on Good Friday the turnout of voters was larger than anticipated with some (0 comments)
Life And Living In Uxbridge, Ontario - One Voice Matters - 04/23/11 03:39 PM
Life And Living In Uxbridge, Ontario - One Voice Matters In his post Determined - Dedicated - Committed - One Voice Barrie speaks about the power of one voice and that one voice can and does make a difference. "Concerned about the possible loss of the play park in her neighbourhood Sarah was galvanized into action. Setting up a group page on Facebook, contacting local Realtors, reaching out to her neighbours, holding meetings in her home, Sarah became the voice of her community. She became a whirlwind of activity. She gained the support of the local trail captain. She learned about the (2 comments)
Happy Easter - 04/23/11 03:12 PM
Wishing You And Yours A Very Happy Easter.
May you and your family enjoy all the promises that Easter brings A Time Of Rest - A Time For Reflection
Take time to stop and smell the flowers Spend time with Family Reconnect with an old friend
Uxbridge, Ontario ... Run For The Diamond ... Valued At $5,000.00 - 04/21/11 07:52 PM
Uxbridge, Ontario ... Run For The Diamond ... Valued At $5,000.00 This Weekend - Saturday April 23rd, 2011 With registration available on the day of the race it's not to late to register. Visit The Uxbridge Half Marathon Website for Race Day Kit pick up locations and race day information ..... What Better place to run a marathon than the The Trail Capital Of Canada. There will be temporary road delays in the vicinity of Elgin Park, Brookdale Rd and Elgin Park Drive between 8:00am and 12:00pm In support of theUxbridge Cottage Hospital Auxiliary "The Uxbridge Half Marathon is a charitable (0 comments)
The Rotary Club Annual Scrap Metal Day was a great success!!
17 tons of Various metal items, 1800 lbs of batteries and 50 bcycles for Africycle On a dull grey rainy day local residents took advantage of this "free dump" to rid theirr basement, garage, yard etc. of that old aluminum and cast iron lawn furniture, pop cans and appliances. Some of the bicycles donated to Africycle
This was a great runner up for those who will be Thinking About The Earth On - April 22nd (2 comments)
Buyers Report 2011-04 Mid Month - 04/21/11 04:20 PM
Our Spring Market is well under way and buyers are out looking. With the number of new listings growing, now is a good time to ensure your home is priced for todays market .
The two graphs below represent the average and median price range of properties that potential buyers are looking at on one of my web sites.
Above - To Mid April 2011 Below - All of 2010
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Uxbridge, Ontario - April 2011 Mid Month Market Update - 04/19/11 05:50 PM
April 2011 Mid Month Market Update Local Market Updates Buyer activity in Uxbridge has slowed to some degree and the number of homes on the market has risen considerably. There are currently 152 properties on the market in Uxbridgeand it's Hamlets of Coppins Corners, Goodwood, Leaskdale, Sandford, Udora, and Zephyr, ranging in price from $164,900 to $4,900,000
Nourish [nur-ish] - Preventing Hunger - One Can At A Time - Corporate Philanthropy - 04/12/11 01:23 PM
"Nourish [nur-ish] - Preventing Hunger - One Can At A Time In a recent conversation with a few friends from Campbell's Soup Cananda, about food banks and relief efforts, I learned first hand what one company is doing to help alleviate hunger locally, and how we can all play a part in helping to stamp out hunger here in Canada. I feel really blessed to know, and work with, some wonderful people who are in a position to make a real difference in this world. Dedicated people who are involved in helping those who could use a hand up or assistance in a time (3 comments)
And conversely that makes my brother my brother in law ..... a commonality that has touched our lives and the lives of our children very deeply. Via Barrie Clulow (My Time Is My Own): My Brother Is My Brother-In-Law
What a strange statement you might say, but not really I would reply. You see my "brother" is my "brother-in-law".
A Little history I grew up in a middle class family of five boys, Mom was a stay at home mom and Dad worked full time for the same company for most of his life. We were a one car (2 comments)
Opposition Grows Over Potential Closing Of 4 Local Play Parks - 04/09/11 11:16 AM
Opposition Grows Over Potential Closing Of 4 Local Play Parks Uxbridge Township Council are considering the closure of four community play parks in Uxbridge. If you care about the play park in your community right now is the time to let council know before a decision is made. Play parks are an integral part of what makes a community a community, a common area where children play and neighbours get to know neighbours. They are part of the draw in purchasing a home in a specific neighbourhood or community. Here is one community that cares and is doing something about it. Save the South (0 comments)
First Time Buyers - Are They Driving The Market? - 04/07/11 07:42 PM
First-time buyers in major Canadian markets move to get in ahead of higher interest rates A recent report By RE/MAX places emphasis on the first time buyer and the importance they play in the Housing Market. Many first time buyers start out in a Condominium, usually because of price. Here in Uxbridge it is possible to buy a detached homes in a similiar price range (under $400,00) Market Conditions ..... ..... are one of the many influences on the first time buyers. The RE/MAX First-Time Buyers Report, highlighting trends and developments in nineteen major Canadian centres, found that low interest rates and balanced market conditions (3 comments)
York Region, Ontario - What's In Your Bin? - 04/04/11 03:34 PM
York Region, Ontario What's In Your Bin? Plastic bags have been allowed in the green bins of some areas. Plastic bags are petroleum based and take anywhere from 400 to 1,000 years to break down. Areas that compost the contents of the green bins have to remove or screen out all the plastic bags from the compost and disposed of. Compostable Bags are mandatory effective may 1st, 2011 You will no longer be allowed to place your green bin waste in plastic bags inside the green bin. As of may the first you will have to use compostable bagswhich are available at most (6 comments)
Hey Kids An Environmental Challenge - 04/02/11 11:54 PM
During Spring Break ..... Uxbridge Kids got a chance to take part in an eco-workshop and get up close and personal with the Uxbridge Brook now there is an opportunity for more to become more involved with environmental issues at the class room level (4 comments)
Biometric Locks: Even the Jetsons Would be In Awe - 04/02/11 02:30 PM
Tired of fumbling with keys in the dark here is an option you might want to consider. Biometric locks are finding their way into the retail market for a widening range of applications Via Peter Testa (Nationwide Homes): Biometric locks employ high-tech fingerprint recognition technology to verify your identity before allowing a locked door to be opened.
Biometric locks characteristics Goodbye, keys. You'll never leave your fingerprints in your other pants, so biometric locks offer convenience and fast entry for an authorized user. Biometric power. Many biometric security systems provide alternate key access in case the battery-operated system fails. The ouch factor. (4 comments)
Life And Living In Uxbridge, Ontario - Sunderland - Maple Syrup Festival - 04/01/11 01:22 PM
Life And Living In Uxbridge, Ontario Sunderland - Maple Syrup Festival Friday April 2nd and April 3rd Some of the things you can expect to see, enjoy, or do All Day Pancake Breakfast - at the Legion, Bus Tours - at the School, Horse and Wagon Rides - boarding at the Park or the School, Gable Bros/ Midway - at the Park, Pony rides - at the Park, Fine Art Show - Town Hall, Arts and Crafts Show - School, Outdoors Vendors Market - On Main Street, Faith Kirk - Local country singer, McCaskill Mills Line Dancers, Militia Re-enactment - South end of school, Outback Cloggers, Bathtub Races (4 comments)
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