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January 2017

Buying A Home And The Law

Gordon Crann and Alan Redway, Q.C. are lawyers with Redway & Butler LLP, Barristers & Solicitors. They provide legal advice and assistance in all areas of the law, except criminal law. Alan is a former Federal Housing Minister, MP…

Editorial – All Together Now

With the modernization currently going on at Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC), and the ongoing centralization of services at Employment Ontario, settlement services in Ontario are undergoing some of the biggest changes in at least…

Aging: Staying Involved

As we grow older, we tend to be happy with the things we know and understand, and much less comfortable with things that are new to us. We lose both our tolerance for change and our ability to adapt to it. People who grew up with treadle…

FSL in Quebec Anyone?

Of the 251,511 immigrants officially welcomed to Canada in 2006, approximately 17.8 percent of them arrived directly in Quebec. Most immigrants to Canada come to Ontario, but since the language most commonly used in Quebec is French, that…

A Different Kind of Honeymoon

Aruba, Hawaii and Miami come to mind when thinking of Canada’s most popular newlywed destinations. Our married life was supposed to start differently: Instead of heading towards the sunny south we decided to travel north and explore more of…