Spring into the Boundary!

(March 25, 2017)

Finally we are seeing the hopeful signs of spring and of people moving forward with dreams and plans for a great year here in the Beautiful Boundary! With so much change taking place all around us, it is comforting to know that our community still has a friendly, good neighbour attitude. Yes, we can disagree on various issues, but at heart of the matter, is the golden rule. "I will treat my neighb... read more.

Losing a Friend

(December 27, 2016)

It is never easy when someone you know, love and appreciate suddenly passes away. It can be even more severe when it happens around the holiday season when plans are made to celebrate with, and share gifts or just a time set aside for a good hug and great conversation. Whether we live in a large city or a small community, the loss is just as painful. However, I have noticed that here in our small... read more.

Principal Residence Exemption?

(October 14, 2016)

I just recently learned from my local accountant that there is an "administrative change" to Canada Revenue Agency's reporting requirements for the sale of a principal residence. Starting this year, everyone is now required to report the sale of their principal residence. Previously, this was not required. Only when you disposed of property that was either investment, recreational or other, did ca... read more.

Autumn is Here!

(October 06, 2016)

The fall colours are blooming profusely through the streets of Grand Forks now.  With the crisp morning air, as I drive through our charming town, the colorful trees shedding their leaves always makes me smile. Memories of kicking up piles of leaves as I walk to school come flooding back, and it makes me thankful that we live in a safe town where our kids can also enjoy the same freedom.