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Over the past few months, you may have noticed some changes in our communications. These are small changes such as our updated logo, colours, and images. Today, we are sharing more about the reason for these changes. Through studying and learning from leaders such as Steve Jobs, Simon Sinek, Jack Canfield, and many others, we have learned that for any …

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Executor of an Estate: What’s Your Risk?

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The executor role is complex because of the variety of skills required, time consuming because of the sheer volume of tasks that need to be managed, and challenging because the relationships involved can be strained due to the combination of emotions and money. If you’ve just been appointed as an executor of a will, you may be feeling overwhelmed – …

How To Be A Defensive Driver – Stay Safe On The Roads

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Being a defensive driver means driving to prevent accidents in spite of the actions of others or the presence of adverse driving conditions. In other words, defensive driving means that you are ready for any and all surprises on the road. Defensive driving requires the knowledge and strict observance of all traffic rules and regulations applicable to the area you …

ATV Regulations in Canada

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If you own an ATV or plan on using one this summer, it’s important that you understand the regulations that govern ATV use. Regulations allow certain All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) to have greater access to the shoulder and paved portions of some Ontario highways. This change became effective July 31, 2003 and applies only to ATVs with the following characteristics: Four …

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Business Owners: Why Use Social Media? [Infographic]

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We get it. You’re already swamped just trying to keep up with everything that happens in your business each day. How could you possibly make time to get involved in the world of social media? Below is a great summary showing WHY you, as a business owner, should consider using social media, and HOW to use it effectively. Before you …

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Business Builder: Find New Leads Using a Referral Program

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Finding and developing new leads can be one of the most difficult parts of the sales process. So often, businesses focus on cold calling for new leads that they forget to take advantage of one of the most powerful lead generators out there—their clients and social network. Satisfied clients can spread the word about your services, and those referrals can lead …

Workplace Mould

Workplace Mould: How to Prevent It At Your Office

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Mould generally refers to any fungus that grows on food or damp surfaces, and it is especially common near pipes, leaks and other sources of moisture. The effects of mould differs for each individual, which means that when it comes to worker safety, there’s no safe level of mould exposure. Health Problems Caused by Mould In fact, when mould grows …

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How to Choose The Right Contractor

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Whether you’re adding a new room or two, replacing an out-dated kitchen or re-shingling the roof, home improvements can be challenging. While some homeowners may have the time and skills to do the work themselves, most people will save time and money by hiring a professional. Finding the right contractor is very important. Choose wrongly, and your project can quickly …

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Don’t Get Shut Out: Insurers Cracking Down on Non-Payments

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Canada’s insurance companies have tightened up their rules on late payments and policy cancellations due to non-payment of premiums. Most insurance company’s have issued warning notices and in some cases, are cancelling policies in the event of a single missed or late payment. How Does This Affect You? If you have your policy cancelled for non-payment of premium, chances are you …