By Deepeka Dhillon, Associate   The fondest of my memories and the one I remember so vividly is the night my parents bought our very first tree: a miniature evergreen, 3 feet tall. We lived in a house of ten people, with three generations and four kids.   My...

By Rebecca Davidson I have been a dog-lover since my earliest memory. Neither of my parents have ever understood where my affinity for dogs came from (they share a similar attitude to Mr. Jeff Block).   When I was 23 years old, I finally decided to make my...

By Joanne E. Betzler, Controller   I awoke Christmas Eve morning the year I was five, unable to ignore the excitement that nagged at my insides. It was useless to even try. Images of Santa covered in soot sliding down our non-existent chimney, Daddy’s old socks bulging...

By Kathleen Red   Growing up in the Philippines and in a Catholic family, I would say that Christmas is one of the most important holidays.   As early as September, my family would blast Christmas songs and would have the Christmas tree already set up in the living...

By Viet Vu One of my favourite Christmas stories to tell is one that happened last year.   My family had just moved into our new home at the end of June. Before we moved in, we knew that we wanted to renovate the kitchen. To keep the...

Stay in the know. Note these important business dates and filing deadlines for October 2016. Business: If you have a corporation with a year-end of April 30, then October 31 is the filing deadline for your corporate tax return. Please ensure that you’ve provided your year-end...