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October 2017

Tax Matters: Give Wisely

By Michael Crawford Canadians are a generous people. Currently there are over 85,000 registered charities in Canada that cater to a variety of goals such as the relief of poverty; advancement of education or religion or “other purposes…

The taste of the Danforth

The Taste of the Danforth 2008, 15th celebration of Greek cuisine in Toronto, looked more like a celebration of umbrellas than food. The rain, a frequent visitor this summer, made the starts of the show —souvlakis, sosaties and brochettes—…

Job Boards for Medical Professionals

These Canadian job boards, with listings of available positions, can help you find employment in your branch of medicine. Some of the job boards are completely healthcare-oriented; others have sections with jobs in the medical field. If you…

Teaching ESL: An Extraordinary Career Path

By Ursula Gnass After more than 22 years as an ESL/LINC instructor, I am getting ready to scale down my involvement. I love teaching, interacting with people and seeing individuals grow. My first experience in ESL was in the elementary…

Tax Matters – On a Need to Know Basis

By Michael L. Crawford, BA(Hons), CMA There are a few things about taxes that every Canadian needs to know about. Resources www.cra.gc.ca. That’s it. It’s that simple to find the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) on the internet. From here you…

Taking Care of Your Eyes

By Gilda Spitz According to an old proverb, "The eyes are the mirror of the soul." That's only one of many reasons why you should take good care of your eyes.

Starting a Business in Canada

by Ray Brooks Canada is a country rich in opportunity. We newcomers came for reasons unique to ourselves but we all face the same challenge: how can we earn a living? Most of us want to find a job, but about 16 percent of us employ…