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Loom knitting club is underway

Lasalle Park

Getting to know our residents is a big part of what makes LaSalle Park Retirement Community feel like family. We learn about our residents' interests and hobbies and this helps us structure our monthly calendar of events and activities. There are quite a few ladies who love knitting so we have started...

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Great friends meet over a cup of coffee

Lasalle Park

At LaSalle Park Retirement Community we have beautiful amenities and great daily activities and programs to keep our residents active and engaged. The best things that happen are the friendships that are built along the way. We love seeing our residents gather on their own and spend time together. This...

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Kick off the Holiday Season by Giving Back!

Royal Henley

On Friday November 22nd, 2019 at 1:30pm, The Royal Henley Retirement Community and The Education Foundation of Niagara will kick off their Annual "Warm a Heart Holiday Campaign", taking place across the Niagara Region. Led by a volunteer Board of Directors, in addition to a small staff, the Education...

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Christmas Shopping Event

Pearl and Pine

We all had so much fun at our 3rd Annual Christmas Shopping Day at Pearl & Pine Retirement.  Cookies, door prizes and so many different vendors to shop with, there was something for everyone to enjoy!  Residents, their families, our staff and even some members of the community came to enjoy the...

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The Rennie Seniors Apartments Grand Opening

Royal Henley

On November 12th we opened our doors to the St. Catharines community to celebrate our Grand Opening of The Rennie Seniors Apartments.  Residents, members of the community, Mayor Walter Sendzik, MPP Jennie Stevens, and councillors Carlos Garcia and Sal Sorrento were all in attendance for a ribbon cutting...

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Lest We Forget

Pearl and Pine

In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the Dead. Short days ago We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, Loved and were loved, and now we lie In Flanders...

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10 Quick Facts on Remembrance Day

Rocky Ridge

10 Quick Facts on Remembrance Day Remembrance Day was first observed in 1919 throughout the British Commonwealth. It was originally called “Armistice Day” to commemorate armistice agreement that ended the First World War on Monday, November 11, 1918, at 11 a.m.—on the eleventh hour of the...

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Let's Celebrate Our 10 Year Anniversary!

The Russell Hill

The Russell Hill Retirement Residence turned 10 years old in September and we're going to celebrate! On Sunday, November 24, we'll host an Open House from 2:30-4:30 pm. It will take place on our main level with three separate event spaces: Pelham Estates Wine Tasting  -  Club Room Maple Syrup...

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Outings in November

Rocky Ridge

During November, Lifestyle Department has some wonderful outings planned. Our Residents will be heading out for lunch and then a drive to visit the crosses on Memorial Drive.  There are over 3,600 crosses placed along Memorial Drive between November 1st and 11th.  Each cross is placed in memory...

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HAPPY HALLOWEEN FROM PEARL & PINE RETIREMENT

Pearl and Pine

  Each year, the businesses of the Burlington Downtown Business Association, come together to host a fantastic Halloween Event!  Treats In Our Streets runs the weekend prior to Halloween and children from all over the area come dressed in amazing costumes to trick or treat at the many retailers,...

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Happy Halloween

Rocky Ridge

Pumpkin, scarecrow, ghosts and more, who will show up at our door?  Halloween’s a fun sensation, here's the pictures of our celebration!   We wish you a fun filled Halloween from all the Staff and Residents at Rocky Ridge Retirement!

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Rocky Ridge celebrates its 8th anniversary

Rocky Ridge

Rocky Ridge Retirement celebrated its 8th anniversary this week with a very special dinner and champagne toast by Executive Director, Jim Held. Five of our original residents (pictured) were recognized with a celebratory gift. .

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Royal Henley Angels are taking flight in making sleeping mats out of plastic bags for the homeless

Royal Henley

The Royal Henley Angels are making sleeping mats for the homeless in St. Catharines, made out of plastic bags. The group consists of 12 ladies, who meet every week to cut and weave the plastic bags into beautiful mats! The ladies started this project in February and have been going strong ever since....

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RENNIE SENIORS APARTMENTS Grand Opening

Royal Henley

We are excited to bring Boutique-style Independent Seniors Apartments to St. Catharines! CALL 905 935 1800 to RSVP to our GRAND OPENING today!

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You Are Never Too Old To Dress Up by Kate Denischuk, Lifestyle Manager

Rocky Ridge

With the seasons changing, we all have a wonderful day to look forward to…Halloween! I know it is always the one day of the year that almost everyone is going to tell you you’re too old to celebrate or dress up.  But I say FORGET THAT! You are never too old to dress up. When we were kids there...

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Take me out to the Science Centre

Lasalle Park

At LaSalle Park Retirement Community we take regular trips to lots of local attractions. Every month we have a resident recreation meeting where residents share their ideas of what they would like to see on our monthly calendar of events. Recently we took a fun and educational trip out to the Science...

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Having fun with crafts

Lasalle Park

Our residents had a great time making paper flowers for a special party to celebrate two brides at LaSalle who got married recently.

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Another Living List wish granted from great heights

Lasalle Park

We love to grant our residents' wishes and recently Conchita got to experience her wish of seeing the Falls in a helicopter.

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Downton Abbey Tea at Pearl & Pine Retirement

Pearl and Pine

  Can you think of a better way to spend an afternoon and dinner hour?  We could not, so we hosted our first ever, Pearl & Pine Downton Abbey Tea this month.  It was a huge hit with the ladies and a few gents participated as well!  Fancy hats, fascinators, scones with double cream, tea...

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Tips on Staying Flu Free!

Walden Circle

Read below for 5 tips on how to stay healthy & flu free as we approach the winter season! Stay Warm - When the air outside gets colder, it gets a lot drier. The dry air dries out the membranes of the nose which is bad for the mucous membranes, which need moisture to trap invading microbes and...

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OCTOBER 21 - Election Day

Pearl and Pine

  Don't forget to vote on Monday October 21st!  Here at Pearl & Pine we make it simple and bring the polling station right to the building!  No need to go anywhere to exercise your civic duty of voting in our Federal Election.   Here's a great link to check out: https://newsinteractives.cbc.ca/elections/federal/2019/party-platforms/?webview=true&appname=news-ios-app&udid=2381d676-bdd1-4932-9b03-218bd94ee504&adobe_mc=TS%3D1570581745%7CMCAID%3D27FEC0CD851D0582-400001300000AFD9&adobe_aa_vid=135B75600EFC404DB2083F10F52CD13AC70F&fbclid=IwAR06VT8lDqooyvQHY0RpEUdQRvtSxhz4WkyTE-_7QPRVYMjo1sO4E1VoJi4# Learn...

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Local Attraction Happy Rolphs

Royal Henley

We had a beautiful fall afternoon to enjoy the crisp air and changing trees.  Happy Rolph's is a great place  to experience a variety of animals, birds and plants, in a natural setting. Our residents took a trip to one of St. Catharines local attractions.  This is a favorite local spot for many. ...

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October 1st is National Seniors Day!

Walden Circle

Walden Circle celebrated National Senior's Day with a Pool Party! Refreshments, live entertainment, and bright lights - it was an absolute delight. Take a look below for some captured moments with our fantastic residents:

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Grand River Boat Cruise

Walden Circle

Grand River Dinner Cruises is located in the tranquil County of Brant and cruises on a 20 km section of the Grand River  between  Caledonia and Brantford, Ontario.  The area has a unique aboriginal heritage scattered with quaint farming towns and communities.  The Grand  River flows 300 km through...

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Mexico ~ Prominence Way Style

Prominence Way

Our Mexico event was a huge success. The Mariachi Band entertained us the drinks were flowing and our talented culinary team created a wonderful spread. Our next destination is Germany!  You won't want to miss it. RSVP by calling Monika at 403-727-9400      

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National Grandparent's Day

Walden Circle

Walden Circle celebrated National Grandparent's Day on September 8th with live entertainment, refreshments, and delights to commemorate the day. Take a look below for some captured moments:  

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Summer's end, and

The Russell Hill

Summer may be coming to a close soon, but think of all the wonderful activities that happen in our vibrant city in the fall, plus the gorgeous colourful trees, cool nights and farmers' markets burgeoning with harvested vegetables. What will we be getting up to in September? Here's a list of just some...

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The Donkey Sanctuary of Canada

Walden Circle

On Wednesday, August 21st, residents at Walden Circle enjoyed a scenic drive to Puslinch, Ontario to visit the Donkey Sanctuary of Canada. The Sanctuary, owned by Sandra Pady, is a 100-acre farm where visitors come from all over Ontario to spend time with the gentle equines, and support a great...

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A Tribute To Our Treasured Seniors - Happy Senior's Week!

Prominence Way

I Am Not Old © Nandita Shailesh Shanbhag Published: February 20, 2019 My eyes are fine; they are just printing words small. I just use a walking stick to seem stately and tall. Nothing is wrong with my sense of smell. My ears are fine if you don't whisper but yell. The wrinkles are just...

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AND......THE WINNER IS!!!!!

Prominence Way

THANK YOU to everyone who joined us for lunch at Knox Presbyterian Church last week.  What great fun we had  with the (partially )inflated Giant Pink Flamingo! We are super excited to be announcing  the Lucky Winner of this GIANT INFLATABLE  Pink and Sparkly Flamingo today.  Good luck to all...

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OUR FIRST SUITES & SWEET EVENT

Prominence Way

What a wonderful turnout we enjoyed at Prominence Way Retirement Community for our FIRST Suites and Sweet Candy Bar Buffet event. This brings me to ask  what is your favorite "sweet"?   There are plenty of  interesting choices out there ranging from chocolate covered licorice, chocolate covered...

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AND, Then there were 4! (Managers)

Prominence Way

Welcome Karen, (YES!  one more Karen) To Prominence Way Retirement Community!   Please welcome Karen K to our team . With Karen joining our Management team , we are now  4! Karen joins us as our Business Manager.  Karen has been working with seniors and retirement living for 15 years...

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Spring forward!

The Russell Hill

We're almost there! Spring is right around the corner and temperatures are already moving in the right direction. We feel like it's time to celebrate after a long, cold and snowy winter. So, we're going to 'roll up the rug' and have a dance party with our two favourite party singers who always bring...

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Where to Donate Your Stuff in Kingston!

Kingsbridge

As you plan to downsize, you might feel good about donating some of your unwanted items to local thrift stores, giving your things another life.  We have compiled a list of local stores in Kingston for you to consider.  Each listing includes a description of how they ‘give back’ to community...

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Happy New Year!

The Russell Hill

For those of you following our blog or with a keen interest in The Russell Hill, we wish you and yours a prosperous and healthy New Year! If you have not visited us, it's easy; just call (416 922 9005) and ask for me, Valerie. It would be my - indeed, our - pleasure to meet you and to show you this...

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How to Tackle Holiday Discussions about Plans for Your Future

Kingsbridge

As family gathers to celebrate the holiday season... you might find yourself knee deep in a discussion about plans for the future.  Since this is a time of year to say goodbye to the events of 2018 and to welcome the hopes and dreams for a fresh new year, there might not be a better time to have...

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Chilly Fall Days

The Russell Hill

This year's fall colours have been stunning; intense reds, brilliant golden yellows, and shades in between have dotted tree lined streets and ravines in Toronto. How lucky are we to have this joyous burst of colour, even if it's also a harbinger of cold weather and snow? As I write this blog, it's...

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3 Things You Didn't Know About Chair Yoga

Clair Hills

  Chair Yoga is a modified twist to traditional yoga practices. There are a lot of benefits in doing yoga on a weekly or daily basis, but these benefits don’t stop with the mat on the floor. Some seniors are limited in mobility and getting down on your hands and knees can be more painful than...

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November....A Month to Remember.

Oak Ridges

November is the month for all of us at Oak Ridges Retirement, to remember and honour the sacrifices made by our Veterans, and those who were involved in the battles to keep our country strong and democratic. Have you heard of the Bomb Girls?  The Bomb Girls, were women who worked in munitions factories...

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Sgt. Wilson's Army Show - Great Success

Kingsbridge

Congratulations to the Kingston Seniors Association for the successful SOLD OUT crowd of over 300 guests on Thursday, November 1st!  It was an evening filled with 40's/50's songs from war time era. Kingsbridge Retirement Community was there in costume with nostalgic treats for all attendees of Cracker...

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Hello world!

Miller Apartments

Welcome to Signature Retirement Living Sites. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!

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ORCA Open House September 22, 23

Oak Ridges

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Nature Immersion Series - Photography

Kingsbridge

Capture Nature with your Lens A big thank you to Brian Chard, of Brian Chard Design, for his amazing workshop on nature photography.  Brian shared his passion, approach, tips and tricks of nature photography with a full room of passionate hobby photographers.  He showcased several images from his...

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Seniors and Snap Chat Filters for National Selfie Day

Clair Hills

Strike a pose, slap on a filter and snap a selfie! Clair Hills Retirement Community took part in National Selfie Day and the pictures will melt your heart. Staff had a great time with the challenge too! We participate in themed days and fun challenges at Clair Hills; making every day a...

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Downsizing for Seniors: When is the Right Time to Move?

Clair Hills

Looking for information about downsizing? Senior’s Move [also known as Heart of the Matter], does not believe in “downsizing” for seniors; they believe in “rightsizing”. This local professional organizing company in the KW region taught us about rightsizing and what it means to find the right...

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50’s Bash was a Blast

Clair Hills

It was a cool, early spring afternoon where the guys and gals from all over town got through the slush of the April storm to make it to the big bash. Ladies were all dolled up; wearing poodle skirts and red lipstick, guys in suits and fedoras. The night had music, dancing, some good grub and a pink Cadillac...

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Things To Consider When Choosing A Retirement Community

Oak Ridges

You have made the decision that you would like to live in a retirement community, but you don’t know where to begin.  Here are some of the things you should consider as you begin your search: LOCATION – do you want to live in your existing neighbourhood, or perhaps you would like to relocate...

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Living Wish List - Everyday dreams come true

Oak Ridges

Do you have a bucket list? Everywhere you go today, people are talking about their bucket lists – essentially it represents all the things we tend to put off because we think we’ll have time later to accomplish them. A bucket list brings happiness to your life. The Dalai Lama said, “The very purpose...

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Centenarian Club

Oak Ridges

The Harvard Medical School suggests that feeling young at heart may indeed contribute to living longer. They say that feeling younger may inspire a sense of resiliency by challenging yourself daily and by maintaining a sense of meaningfulness. Centenarians – people that have reached an age of...

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Check out what our residents are involved in this month!

Clair Hills

Join us every Thursday for our Art class or any other program that is of interest to you. Please call ahead and RSVP with Sarah Louise 519-880-8444 or sarahlouisem@clairhillsretirement.com

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October Month in Review

St. Clair Beach

October was a month filled with supporting the fighers, admiring the survivors, honoring the taken and never ever giving up hope. Staff and Community Members joined together this month to fundraise through a yummy bake sale, purchasing and wearing PINK SCB t-shirts and donationing to a cause that has...

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Men's Aquafit Class

Hollandview Trail

We've welcomed some new faces to Hollandview Trail and quite a few new faces to our heated saltwater swimming pool too! Our classes are growing in numbers including the men's class. Take the plunge! Bathing suits required!

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Rockcliffe Fall Fair

The Rockcliffe

The apple cider was flowing, the preserves and caramel corn were flying off the shelf,  but it was the hotly contested bake off that attracted the most attention. Naturally, the winner, Linda Meek will have bragging rights for the year!   A chocolate zucchinni cake will now be appearing on the...

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September in Review...

St. Clair Beach

September was a month of hustle and bustle as we enjoyed lots of beautiful sunny days and outdoor events right in our backyard at Lakewood Park! Our annual bus outing to Wagners Apple Orchard and Winery allowed us to bake and serve 10 homemade delicious apple pies. October brings with it a trip...

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Ottawa Vanier NDP candidate Emilie Taman

The Rockcliffe

[caption id="attachment_926" align="alignnone" width="178"] Emilie Taman impressed  us with her knowledge of the riding, federal issues and her thoughtful answers to the many questions from our residents.  At the Rockcliffe, we are proud to be hosting all the candidates in the Ottawa/ Vanier riding...

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Holland Marsh Wineries

Hollandview Trail

Our Community Members enjoyed their visit to the Holland Marsh Winery. They explored the beautiful grounds and vineyard while learning about the winemaking process.  Following their tour, they were guided through a tasting of six handcrafted wines.

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Farewell to Summer Cocktail Party

The Rockcliffe

Aaahhh but we had a marvelous time toasting the end of a lovely summer. The view from the Vista Lounge allowed for a perfect backdrop as we sipped a summer's end cocktail, sampled Quebec cheddar and Niagara peach hors d'oeuvres and enjoyed wonderful company.  Our next cocktail party will be just...

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August Month in Review

St. Clair Beach

Hello September! Soon enough it will be Fall and we will be welcoming some nice cooler weather. The summer months here at SCB were filled with lots of activity and fun. A ferry ride to Boblo Island was a fantastic way to spend one of the last days of Summer...there is nothing being on the water,...

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Staff Party at Woodbine Racetrack

Hollandview Trail

The Hollandview Trail staff enjoyed themselves at this year's summer staff party that took place at Woodbine Racetrack. Hollandview Trail is so lucky to have such a devoted team who all enjoy coming to work each day. A team that plays together stays together. Steve Strong, CEO of Signature Retirement...

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A perfect day in the garden

The Rockcliffe

 

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Hollandview Trail's Annual Family BBQ

Hollandview Trail

Thanks to the weather for cooperating and creating a perfect summer evening for a party. Our Community Members and their families had a great time mixing it up with each other while enjoying a delicious dinner straight from the BBQ. Our Victory Garden was the perfect place for the Toronto Banjo Band...

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Private Leslie Tetler Honored

St. Clair Beach

Special Presentation Yesterday at Dieppe Park, some of our staff and Community Members attended a very special ceremony. Our very own Leslie (Les) Tetler was honored by The Essex and Scottish with a Quilt of Valour, wrapped around his shoulders, symbolizing a great hug from the...

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Historical Hat Show

Hollandview Trail

Director of The Mobile Millinery Museum, Norma Shephard took our Community Members down a retrospective journey into history as she presented her collection of interesting hats. Each hat is a sartorial treasure evoking feelings of nostalgia and memories of special times gone by.

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August Month In Review...

St. Clair Beach

Summer is in full swing at St. Clair Beach Retirement. July was a VERY busy month with quite a few exciting events...The weather was perfect for our Canada Day BBQ. The drove to Bothwell to visit Parks Blueberries was delightful and the pies that were made delicious! Our Hawaiian Luau which included...

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Supreme Court Justices Visit the Rockcliffe

The Rockcliffe

Naturally, we were on our best behaviour. Rockcliffe Resident Mrs. Bea Ross, Chief Justice Supreme Court of  Canada,  The Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin P.C. and the Honourable Mr. Justice Marshall Rothstein.

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